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by Hrefna Helgadottir (Habbi) & Hailley Griffis

Bonus MWW: A Joy From Start to Finish

Inspired by the Icelandic Jólabókaflóð, the release of new books in Iceland ahead of Christmas, this episode is a Christmas gift for MakeWorkWork listeners in the form of an episode that’s just about books. Hope you enjoy!



In This Episode

00:01:46 Intro
00:18:05 Categories
00:27:34 Books we’ve mentioned like 10 times
00:34:05 Absolute favourites
00:41:40 Entertaining novels that are easy to read
00:53:32 Fantasy and fiction
01:14:36 Stories of people
01:25:56 Thought-provoking non-fiction
01:44:22 Self-improvement
01:58:30 Listener questions
02:14:30 Shout outs
02:18:10 Cams’ clip

*Timestamps may vary slightly based on the ads you hear.





Shownotes

MWW bookshelf
Readwise
Habbi’s tweet with book categories
Habbi on Goodreads 
Hailley on Goodreads 
The Daily Stoic, by Ryan Holiday 
The Artist’s Way, by Julia Cameron
Shantaram, by Gregory David Roberts
A Study in Scarlet, by Arthur Conan
I am Pilgrim, by Terry Hayes
Cleopatra’s Daughter, Michelle Moran
Atomic Habits, by James Clear 
The Essentialist by Greg McKeown
Your Perfect Year, by Charlotte Lucas
Crazy Rich Asians, by Kevan Kwan
City of Girls, by Elizabeth Gilbert
Eat Pray Love, by Elizabeth Gilbert
Big Magic, by Elizabeth Gilbert
The Power of Moments, by Dan Heath
Daisy Jones and the Six, by Taylor Jenkins Reid
The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo, by Taylor Jenkins Reid
American Royals, by Katherine McGee
One True Loves, by Taylor Jenkins Reid
The Stormlight Archive Series, by Brandon Sanderson
The Reckoners, by Brandon Sanderson
Throne of Glass Series, by Sarah J Maas
The Hunger Games, by Suzanne Collins
Divergent Series, by Veronica Roth 
A Court of Thorns and Roses, by Sarah J Maas
The Daevabad Trilogy, S.A. Chakraborty
Enchantress, James Maxwell
Dublin Murder Squad Series, Tana French
Trapped TV Series
The Book Thief, by Markus Zusak
Rebecca, by Daphne Demorier
Harry Potter Series, by J.K. Rowling 
The Golden Compass, by Phillip Pullman
The First 15 Lives of Harry August, by Claire North
Princess Series, by Jean Sasson
Steve Jobs, by Walter Isaacson
Wild, Cheryl Strayed
Born a Crime, by Trevor Noah
Throwaway, by Heather Huffman
My Friend Anna, by Rachel Deloache Williams
Upstairs at the Whitehouse, by J.B. West
Greenlights, by Matthew McConaughy
An American Princess, The Many Lives of Allene Tew, by Annejet van der Zij
Over the Top, by Jonathan VanNess 
Educated, by Tara Westover
On Writing, by Stephen King
11/22/63, by Stephen King
White Fragility, by Robin DiAngelo
Big Friendship, by Aminatou Sow & Ann Friedman
Call Your Girlfriend
So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, by Jon Ronson
She Said, by Jodi Kantor
The Mindf*ck Series, by S.T. Abby 
Average is Over, by Tyler Cohen
Prisoners of Geography, by Tim Marshall 
Money Diaries, Lindsay Stanberry
Everything is Figureoutable, Marie Forleo
How Women Rise, by Marshall Helgesen and Sally Goldsmith
Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up, Marie Kondo
So Good They Can't Ignore You, by Cal Newport
The Four Agreements: A Practical Guide to Personal Freedom (A Toltec Wisdom Book), by Don Miguel
War and Peace, by Leo Tolstoy
The Eye of the World: Book One of The Wheel of Time, Robert Jordan
Earth's Children Series, by Jean M. Auel
Cams’ tweet
Cam’s podcast episode about MWW
The Calculating Stars: A Lady Astronaut Novel, by Mary Robinette Kowal

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A big thank you to Jan Kuhn from WeAreListeners who kindly mixes the audio of this podcast.