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5 Great Books To Help You Get Your Mind Off Reality

We all need a good escape every now and then. What better way to do that than through books and literature? Let me know which books help you get your mind off the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life in the comments!


1. A Sand County Almanac (Outdoor Essays & Reflections) by Aldo Leopold

This is a great suggestion if you love nature, and enjoy basking in the simple things Mother Earth has to offer. The author was a notable philosopher, and his book is bound to help remind you of the wonderful little details our world has to offer.

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2. If You Find This Letter by Hannah Brencher

Brencher is the founder of the organization More Love Letters, which aims to help people all over the world know that people care by being anonymously sending bundles of letters to various folks. (You can find more information on how to nominate someone you love here). In If You Find This Letter, she chronicles her own journey in trying to find her place and purpose in this big ‘ol world.

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3. And There Was Light by Jacques Lussyran

While And There Was Light may not be the lightest read on this list, it’s on here for a reason. Lussyran recounts his true story of being a blind man in the terrifying era of Nazi Germany, and his choice to join the French Resistance and fight back against the evil leadership. Lussyran’s inspiring optimism in the face of such horrors is said to be one of the reasons why readers love this book.

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4. The Scapegoat by Daphne Du Maurier

In the mood for a good mystery? The Scapegoat by classic author Daphne Du Maurier is there for you. The 1957 novel takes place in France, which is always guaranteed to offer a worthwhile adventure.

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5. Reread One Of Your Favorite Books/Series

This one may be kind of obvious, but there really is nothing better, book wise, to put you in a better mood than re-reading one of your favorite novels or book series.

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Kick back, and try and relax! And if reading doesn’t work this time around, remember, there’s always Netflix 😀

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h/t Verily


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