Recent Reads #10: Non Fiction & Two Anticipated Releases

By the end of this weekend, I will have finished 20 books so far in 2020 which is a little nuts! Today I have four books to talk about and it's not all positive for a change and it makes me sad as I had such high hopes for one of these books. 
Reasons to Stay Alive - Matt Haig

If you have ever had any mental health issues or have a family member or friend that has, I cannot recommend this book enough. I listened to this on audio and wow. I learnt quite a lot from this book and I will definitely be reading Notes on a Nervous Planet soon. 

Mentors: How to Help and be Helped - Russell Brand

I adore Russell, I have been a fan of him since I was a teenager and he can't do no wrong in my eyes. I'm working my way through all of his books and I really enjoyed listening to this on audio as Russell narrates them. If you have the BorrowBox app, this and the previous book are available on there! 

Credence - Penelope Douglas 

This was one of my most anticipated reads of 2020 and excuse my language but holy shit, what a read. Birthday Girl is one of my favourite books, ever, and Penelope didn't disappoint with this. However, if you aren't into some wild stuff - do not pick this up. I would recommend looking into some reviews of this because it is probably the most insane book I have ever read. I can't say much otherwise it will spoil it but the only reason I didn't give this five stars as she didn't end up with who I wanted her to. 

If I Never Met You - Mhairi McFarlane

I was so excited about this book as I love rom-coms but I ended up DNFing this at 20%. I just didn't gel with the writing style, and I didn't find anything funny either. I did try to read further and it started to put me into a reading slump so I didn't want to chance it. I think I will give this another try when it comes out on audio and see if it works better for me that way. 

What have you read recently?



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