Okay . . . picture this (really) worst-case scenario: It’s cold and raining, your boyfriend/girlfriend has just dumped you, you’ve just been fired, the pile of unpaid bills is sky-high, your beloved pet has recently died, and you think you’re coming down with a cold. All you want to do (other than hiding under the covers) is to curl up with a good book, something warm and comforting that will make you feel better.

What do you read?

(Any bets on how quickly somebody says the Bible or some other religious text? A good choice, to be sure, but to be honest, I was thinking more along the lines of fiction…. Unless I laid it on a little strong in the string of catastrophes? Maybe I should have just stuck to catching a cold on a rainy day….)

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Great topic this week! Let's see... I'll pick Life's Golden Ticket by Brendon Burchard. This is an inspirational book that will definitely set you thinking about life. I understand some readers might find inspirational books to be somewhat boring, but this is not so in this book. It is written in story form wrapped with a fantasy theme. What's more, the bookcover looks bright and cheerful, and not to mention it's an easy read (which is what I need under this circumstances!). This will be the book that I won't mind reading it all over again and again.

(You may wish to read my review here.)

18 Responses
  1. I have heard of it. Time to pick it up, I suppose.

  2. Anonymous Says:

    Not heard of that one. I usually go for kids books to take me back to happier times.

  3. Debi Says:

    Definitely must try this sometime!

  4. 1morechapter Says:

    Might have to get this!

  5. Alice Says:

    I remember this one, Melody. I must try, must try.... :)

  6. Ooh... Never heard of this one... Will see if the library has it. Thanks!

    Happy BTT!

  7. Chris Says:

    Hmm...Never heard of this one.

  8. teabird Says:

    This one is new to me - thank you ! I'll have to look for it.

  9. Stephanie Says:

    This is new to me as well. Sounds like a winner though!

  10. Barbara H. Says:

    I haven't heard of this, but it sounds interesting! For me, to, under those circumstances a fairly easy read would be required.

    Barbara H. @ Stray Thoughts

  11. Julia Says:

    I never read this book, but of course you already know that :)

    Great choice, and happy BTT!

  12. CeeCee Says:

    Haven't heard of this one either but the cover is cheerful. Happy BTT!

  13. I don't think I've heard of that book, thanks for the recommendation! :)

    Happy Reading!!!

  14. Melody Says:

    Hi everyone! Thanks for your comments. If you have the chance to pick up this book, do let me know what you think... :)

    Hope everyone has a great weekend ahead.

  15. i am not familiar with this book. i'll have to keep an eye out for it!

  16. MissMeliss Says:

    While I'm not particularly religious, a good story is a good story, and it doesn't really matter if it's inspirational, religious, secular, or anything else.

    As long as it's well written...

    -- Melissa

  17. Melody Says:

    Hi Alison! I hope you will enjoy the book if you managed to get it.

    Hi Melissa! I agree with you. Any book is fine to me as long as it is a good read and of course, well written.

  18. I think that inspirational books can be quite comforting in the right moment.

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