Aside from being a major girl crush of ours, Keltie Knight is on a mission to empower women with her inspiring words and general badass attitude. Even more reason to love her? Now that The Stacks podcast has joined the LadyGang network, Keltie unveiled her inner bookworm and shared some of the books she loves and is currently reading. Pulled straight from her Instagram and The Stacks podcast, this is what our favorite Entertainment Tonight host, Keltie Knight, reads.
Shantaram by Gregory David Roberts
“My favorite characters I’ve ever spent time with,” Keltie Knight said about Shantaram in her interview with Stacks Podcast. Gregory David Roberts writes what he calls an “autobiographical novel” with experiences taken from his own life and the lives of others. Shantaram follows an Australian convict as he escapes from prison and runs to India.
She’s Come Undone by Wally Lamb
A 13-year-old girl uses junk food to cope with her wounded childhood, but it catches up to her when she weighs in at 257 pounds as an adult woman. She’s Come Undone is a coming-of-age story that explores pain, love and everything in between.
The Sacred Enneagram by Christopher L. Heuertz
Christopher Heuertz examines the Enneagram personality test and offers inspiration and advice on how to use it as a tool to grow spiritually.
First, We Make the Beast Beautiful by Sarah Wilson
In this practical self-help guide, Sarah Wilson taps into her personal journey in coping with anxiety and shares her methods and bits of comfort with the reader. A wise and funny read as a result of Wilson’s collection of advice from philosophers, mental health professionals and fellow anxiety sufferers, First, We Make the Beast Beautiful is a timeless read for dealing with the beast that is anxiety. Keltie Knight explains that this book is the first book that’s ever made her feel normal about the way she functions.
The Book of Sheila by Keltie Knight’s Mom, Sheila
Keltie Knight gave her mother a writing program as a gift and since then, her mother completed a memoir called The Book of Sheila. Knight describes it as the “most meaningful book (she’s) ever read”.
Daisy Jones and the Six by Taylor Jenkins Reid
What Keltie Knight says she’s about to start reading, Daisy Jones and the Six is an electrifying coming-of-age tale that follows a girl growing up in the sixties, as well as a band known as The Six.
Tiny Beautiful Things: Advice on Love and Life from Dear Sugar by Cheryl Strayed
Once the disguised online columnist, Sugar, Cheryl Strayed spent her time at The Rumpus giving advice to the those who would write in. From advice on losing family members, paying bills and other important life scenarios, this book recounts the advice Cheryl gave during this instrumental part of her life.
She Regrets Nothing by Andrea Dunlop
Suddenly an orphan at 23, Laila Lawrence has just been introduced to a side of her family she never knew before. Being that they’re a wealthy family from New York and she lives a simple life in Michigan, she wants nothing less than to live their lives, coming up with a plan to take back the inheritance and glamorous life she believes she deserves.
The Mountain Between Us by Charles Martin
When Ben and Ashley’s flight is cancelled, Ben makes a last-minute arrangement to get them both on a small private plane. But when the pilot has a heart attack during the flight, the plane goes down and the two survivors are left to fend for themselves on a snowy and harsh mountain. With survival on the line, the two find that true love may be in the cards for them as well.
Susan Cain is convinced that introverts are the key to the future and through introducing famous innovators from history who were introverts, she makes the argument that our society doesn’t values extroverts too highly. If you’re an introvert, you’ll relate to the powerful message in Quiet.
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