When she’s not acting, writing her own books (like lifestyle guides Pretty Fun and Pretty Happy) or running her own athletic wear empire, Kate Hudson can be found hanging out with a great book. Wondering what kind of books she loves? We’ve got you!
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles
It’s 1922 and Count Alexander Rostov has been sentenced to house arrest. His home is an attic room in a massive and opulent hotel. Here he will spend his days learning of the turbulent political happenings outside the hotel walls as well as the intricate lives of the guests coming and going through the doors.
Everyday Chic by Molly Sims
Molly Sims has come a long way from her jet-setting days as a runway model, having upgraded her title to mother and wife. In her lifestyle book, she shares a lot of the tips and tricks she has learned along her journey.
Lucky Dog Lessons by Brandon McMillan
If you’ve got an unruly furry friend, this dog trainer to the stars has comprehensive instructions on how to get Fido in line. From basic commands to common misbehaviors, Brandon shares tips on how to create the best relationship between you and your dog.
The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo by Amy Schumer
Amy Schumer’s collection of stories make her every woman. Her hilarious and heartfelt snippets into her life and experiences are told in a way that you’ll quickly feel like you’re chatting with your bestie.
All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr
Two young children, from completely different backgrounds, will come together as a result of the German occupation of France. They both have obstacles to overcome but will find each other unlikely allies at just the right time.
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up by Marie Kondo
If you find yourself drowning in a sea of clutter, or if you struggle to find that one item that’s been missing forever, you’re in luck. Marie Kondo guides you through the process of what to keep and what to release while creating a more calm environment in which to live.
All About Love by Bell Hooks
Hooks explores how our ideas and ideals of what love is and looks like come about from our very early childhood experiences. She will guide you through a practical way of loving yourself and how that will have a major impact on every aspect of your life.
Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman
Undoubtedly Whitman’s most successful collection of prose, Leaves of Grass endures. Whitman’s poetry is like a love letter to all the things he enjoyed, admired and was bemused by. This timeless classic belongs on every bookshelf.
The Untethered Soul by Michael A. Singer
Singer believes that we all put certain limits on ourselves, consciously or not. His solution to become more centered, calm and mindful can help you to let go of painful experiences, negative thoughts and feelings that do not benefit you.
The Love Affairs of Nathaniel P. by Adelle Waldman
Nate’s life is finally where he dreamed it would be; he’s got his choice of writing assignments and love interests. With everything going so well, is it time to get serious with just one woman? Is that even possible for a guy like Nate?
David and Goliath by Malcolm Gladwell
We all have obstacles and challenges in our everyday lives, so we welcome Gladwell’s look into how we can reinterpret them. Perspective is everything when facing hardships and you’ll be able to glean new ways to look at issues as well as set goals for success.