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Tiny Beautiful Things, by Cheryl Strayed

Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar - Cheryl Strayed

Once again, the Book Group has gotten me to read something that I would never have picked up for myself. I had heard great things about Cheryl Strayed's Tiny Beautiful Things from the folks at BookRiot, but I classified the book as "inspirational" and put it on the Nope List. I'm not sure why I have such an aversion to inspirational books. Perhaps it's because so often the inspiration comes from religion or woo or a gluten-free diet and feels like hypocrisy. The Book Group picked Tiny Beautiful Things because it was short. The last two books we've read (Unbroken and Americanah) were up around 500 pages. Another door stop was just too much. So, one member of the group suggested Tiny Beautiful Things and because it was less than 400 pages and because we'd collectively heard good things about it, we picked it for our March book...

 

Read the rest of my review at Summer Reading Project.