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Must-read books: Greenstone favourites

At Greenstone Acupuncture, we're big advocates for work-life balance and Brisbane’s rainy weather is certainly making us want to curl up with herbal tea and a good book!

We've compiled a list of our team's favourite books right now, with a variety to suit any book-lovers taste!

Taleah's pick: Three Women - Lisa Taddeo

Based on the lives of three real women, author Lisa Taddeo creates a stunning record of unmet needs, unspoken thoughts, disappointments, and unrelenting obsessions. Taleah loves this book for its moving story, unpredictability and the sense of empowerment that it brings her.

Phoebe's read: Where the Crawdads sing - Delia Owens

Known as a coming of age story, Where the Crawdads Sing tells a surprising tale of murder. Phoebe loves this book for its ability to remind the reader of the children that we once were.

Bec's Pick: He died with a Falafel in his hand - John Birmingham

Written by Australian author John Birmingham, He died with a Falafel in his hand shares John's experiences living in share houses across Australia. The story consists of colourful tales with Australian anecdotes throughout. Bec loves this book for its interesting storyline and dubious characters.

Candy - Breaking Badly - Georgia Dent

Described as a fascinating account of one woman's hand-to-hand combat with her own mind, Break Badly is a story of a nervous breakdown in slow motion. Candy loves this book for its rawness and how it surrounds the everyday battles of mental illness.

Joolz - History of Bees - Maja Lunde

Written by Maja Lunde, History of Bees follows three generations of beekeepers from the past, present and future and brings to life their spellbinding story of their relationship to Bees. Joolz loves this book as it touches on such an important environmental issue and articulates our planets need for these incredible creatures.

Azz - The Four Agreements - Don Miguel Ruiz

The Four Agreements takes you on an eye opening journey that encourages you to be impeccable with your word, to not take anything personally, to not make assumptions and to always do your best. Azz loves the message of this book and how it encourages you to be your best self.

Arna - The Midnight Library - Matt Haig

Written by Matt Haig, The Midnight Library is all about choices, the possibility of change change and the idea that the only way to learn is to live. Arna loves this book for its beautiful storyline and its ability to make you think about your own choices and ambitions.

To read more about these books, check out Booktopia for their full descriptions.

Keep up-to-date with our favourite reads, local stories and all things Acupuncture on the Greenstone blog!


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