We enjoyed the Summer Reading book episode so much that we're back with an end-of-the-year book chat. My real life book club friend Yasmin Dunn is the guest today and we're talking about the very best of what we've read in 2017. 

Books we discuss:


The Power by Naomi Alderman

The Golden House by Salman Rushdie

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Since We Fell by Dennis LeHane

Dreamland Burning by Jennifer Latham

My Name is Lucy Barton by Elizabeth Strout

Anything is Possible by Elizabeth Strout 

The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

The 7 Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid 

Sing, Unburied, Sing by Jesmyn Ward



You Are A Badass by Jen Sincero

Tools of Titans by Tim Ferriss

We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations that Matter by Celeste Headlee

Real Love: The Art of Mindful Connection by Sharon Salzberg

The Fact of a Body by Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich

After the Eclipse by Sarah Perry

The Hot One: A Memoir of Friendship, Sex, and Murder by Carolyn Murnick

So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed by Jon Ronson 

Deep Work by Cal Newport

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Yasmin Dunn is a native of Los Angeles, but has lived abroad in Saudi Arabia and in France. Now based back in LA, she worked in film & television production and education before switching career to become the Executive Producer of a visual effects company that she owns with her husband. Yasmin serves on the board of directors for the non-profit Peace Over Violence.  

Two books that have had an impact on her life:

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Charlotte's Web by E.B. White

The Diary of Anais Nin

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