Best books of the month on Amazon
All the book readers worldwide have their list of books piled up at the start of a month or a week that they intend to read. Some of these books might be your favorites, or some of these might be a book that intrigued at first look, or maybe some of them are just a recommendation. However, imagine how easy it would be to give you a collection of all such books, all available in your browser. All you have to do is select your pick and have a merry month. Take a look at our month’s best books that the audience and the critics have given the best reviews. In this spectrum of books, you’ll find everything from different genres to different plots to writings by other authors.
Moreover, these books are also aligned by categories from children’s books to romance to fiction to biographies. So, all in all, these books are your perfect way to spend some quality time this month. Below are reviewed for all the best books of the month to make sure you make the best choice. Take a look!
Who doesn’t love a good horror? The excitement, the thrill, that adrenaline rush you feel when the protagonist enters into an abandoned creepy house, that twitch of opening a door, and the footsteps of someone unknown. These happenings keep you hooked up until the very end, whether it’s a book or a movie. And you keep on reading to know the ending. Horror books are a delight, primarily written in an exquisite way to make them as scary as possible. That is why we bring you such book: Unspeakable things by Jess Lourey.
This book is about Cassie McDowell, who lives in Minnesota. Her life there appears to be serene. She lives on a farm, then enjoys school, and has a crush on the sweetest boy in the class. Yes, there are the weird parties of her parents and their aberrant guest parade, but she has become accustomed to them. Now, these are just the tiny details of her life; the main thing starts when suddenly, one by one, some local boys start missing, and when they return, they are not what they seem. They become violent and aggressive. Soon enough, the news travel all over the town. Everyone starts speculating as to who is the person behind this wicked act. However, the plot takes a turn when Cassie’s sister undergoes this dark change as well. Soon enough, disturbed by the happening at her own home and the town, Cassie takes matters into her own hands. She decides to unravel the riddle of kidnapping and abusing her classmates, but she thinks that the perpetrators of these atrocities may be far closer to home than just in her neighborhood. While this is a coming-of-age narrative, it is also a suspenseful thriller. Nearly every day, and especially every night, Cassie lives in fear of the monster that lurks in her home and the monster who abducts young boys. This book is a deeper insight into the monsters inside us and how children around us become victims to such monsters daily. The abuse and exploitation depicted in this novel sure give us an outlook on how to in a mature world, every sin is justified, and every truth is unforgivable, how this pattern of injustice is prevailing for centuries. This book is indeed a mind opener of the darkest parts of our society.
When the stars go dark
This world, the life we live, the people we meet, the people we love are full of mysteries. And it’s a fact that mysteries whether they are in the form of people. Movies or books are indeed loved by people all over the world. So for all those thriller fans, we have the perfect book for you that you’ll finish in a day or two or maximum in a week because it is that tempting. It starts with mystery, some thrilling experiences to keep your interest, but in the end, there lies a beautiful message for all of us. This novel is about Anna Hart, a seasoned missing person’s investigator in San Francisco who knows far too much about the darkest aspects of the human psyche. When tragedy strikes her personal life, Anna retreats to the Northern California community of Mendocino to mourn. She lived as a child with her adored foster parents, and she now believes it may be the only place for her. However, on the day she arrives, she hears that a local adolescent girl has gone missing. The incident feels eerily similar to the most critical period in Anna’s upbringing when the unsolved murder of a little girl touched Mendocino and forever impacted the community. Anna recognizes she has been guided to this point as the past and present merge. Her most challenging lessons have taught her about how victims come into contact with violent predators. As Anna gets preoccupied with finding the missing girl, she must recognize that true bravery requires her to get out of her way and learn to let others in. The whole novel, as it progresses, brings strength to all the trauma survivors and is an eye-opener for the general audience as well. It’s a brilliantly written, astutely observed literary thriller with a remarkable, unforgettable heroine. It is a tale of profound tragedy and great beauty, an uncompromising look at the long shadow cast by trauma and the courage required to survive. This book is a masterpiece by a masterful storyteller that will keep you hooked until the very end as thrilling events after events will go on. But you will still be unable to pinpoint or predict the end. This New York bestseller deserves its rightful place in our amazon’s best books of the month.
In all of the thriller movies or books globally, the one particular thing is a detective. The one on whose foundation the whole story revolves. In fact, in thrillers, the role of a detective is usually more loved by the audience. So here we have yet another book that involves a detective and a mysterious case that he tries to solve in this extravagantly written book, The Searcher, written by Tana French. This novel is a well-depicted piece that tells Cal Hooper’s story. This police officer believes that a fixer-upper in a picturesque Irish village would be the ideal escape after a tumultuous divorce. He simply wishes to start a new life in a picturesque setting with a soundbar where nothing much happens. Cal discovers layers of evil beneath his gorgeous getaway when a local child whose brother has gone missing forces him to investigate, and he begins to realize that even small villages may harbor dangerous secrets. Although Cal himself is going through a rough phase in his life, this missing case of a young boy intrigues him and gives him an escape from his troubles. He starts to see how things work around in this small town, giving him a new perspective on everything. The main protagonist of the novel is this small town. When you begin reading, you learn to listen to the problems of the town folks, their pain, the tough choices they make daily, and the complexities of relationships. The town was like a living, breathing, and working organism with its own rules and designs.
The reason behind Cal helping the young boy was initially the loss of peace he felt in the town; however, gradually, as the story progresses, he realizes how many cans of worms he has split open through this case and how much he has disrupted the calm lives of town’s citizens. The narrative depicts the characteristics of small-town life, especially its claustrophobic feel, by revealing the backstories of a variety of diverse characters. Because of the sluggish pace of the storytelling, some readers may need to be patient to get the most out of it. All in all, this novel is a complicated story about mystery, secrets, friendships, morals and ethics, relationships, manhood, justice, and the natural environment.
The Stranger in the Mirror
Thriller books are themselves a fantastic thing to read on a rainy night with a cup of coffee. But there is one thing more that adds more spice to it. That is the mix of psychology. Psychological Thrillers are a mind booster and mind-boggler kind of piece. Such novels leave their footprints in your mind as the human psyche is complex but the same eventually. And we have such a novel that would twist your mind from every corner of the pages of the book. The stranger by Liv Constantine is a diabolically twisting, psychologically frightening novel about a lady who has no memory of her past. The story starts with Addison, a young woman, getting married, but she isn’t looking forward to it. It’s not her fiancé; he’s a great guy. It’s because Addison isn’t sure who she is. A few years ago, a kind driver who saw her bleeding close to a New Jersey roadway saved her. While her physical wounds healed, Addison’s memories were lost. She has no idea what her real name is. Or how she wound up hurt on the side of the road. Or why she can’t get rid of the feeling that she has done something terrible. However, that is not an end, but the beginning as the novel tells a story of yet another woman Cassandra, who has gone missing two years ago without a trace leaving her husband and her seven-year-old daughter alone in the Boston suburbs. The novel amazingly unravels the connection between Addison and Cassandra and how their lives intersect. The Stranger in the Mirror captivates readers with fascinating drama delivered with Liv Constantine’s signature blend of splendor, tense psychological thrills, and shocking turns. This novel is not your usual thriller-type story in which you predict the ending even before it arrives. This novel keeps you hooked up until the very end, and just as you begin to arrive at some conclusion, the story will take a shocking turn. It is a mind screwing experience if you are up for it. But what’s a psychological thriller for if it doesn’t mess up your mind a bit. The book starts strongly and intensely and ends with the same intensity. I would describe this fantastic novel by liv as compelling, suspenseful, mind-wrenching, and an addictive tale of shocking twists and turns.
What’s mine and yours
Race and class conflicts have always been a serious matter. Despite several unions and membership, this matter is still unresolved. This thing not only affects a child but the whole nation as well. West has several stories related to such issues. Along with adults, children are also involved in it. Children are facing these kinds of situations more than adults. Facing this from childhood creates a highly negative effect on human personality. This virus shifts to generations as well.
What’s mine and yours is a book that highlights class, race, and motherhood. Naima Coster is the author of this book. This book, because of its heart-touching content considered the best book of 2021 so far. Motherhood is not an easy job to do. A mother has to sacrifice her career, emotions, and even herself for her children. Especially single mothers have to face this a lot. But sometimes, they did not manage, and her sacrifice goes in vain. The way upbringing is done can be wrong sometimes. It will then create a severe personality clash in children. What’s mine and yours revolves around the complexities of siblinghood and how it reckons to parents. The story also examines the unravels of marriage. In this story, the readers will uncover the ways through which one unloves all the critical relationships.
Two mothers strive desperately in opposite ways for their children’s future. Jade and Lacey May, single mothers that only want a prosperous future for their children. But the children suffered a lot because of their mothers’ decisions. This story is about two families. The families are tied together because of the circumstances and by choice also. The country decided to accommodate black and white children from opposite poles. At that time, the paths of Gee and Noelle collide. This accommodation is mainly to create a storyline. What happens after that is more effective.
This story portrays the bond between two families. The story also has love, mothers, siblings, and partners, a legacy that affects the families and their generation. Race motherhood is the part of the book now. It is a slow poison that is drastically affecting people. This story has much to say. It has emotional topics and touch-sensitive areas of people’s lives. This book will reveal the thing among the family that breaks them and sticks them together, a must-recommended book that highlights excellent ways to deal with life.
The lost apothecary
Betrayal is a thing that cannot be forgiven. This thing eradicates a person, both mentally and physically. Such people will never trust others. For some people, the punishment of betrayal people is nothing but death. For them, killing such people is better than anything else. However, it is not justice or a solution to betrayal. “The lost Apothecary” is a book based on that theme. Sarah Penner is the author of this renowned book.
“The lost Apothecary” is a book that has a mysterious storyline. The betrayal pushes the characters to kill their partners secretly. For this, they seek the help of an apothecary who secretly made poisons. The apothecary is a woman who made poisons on requests and according to the demands of her customers. A woman that helps other women from their toxic relationships, Nella Clevinger secretly runs the apothecary shop and illegally sells them to its seekers. Nella’s poisons are specific for specific persons. She owns a shop which she divided into two portions. Behind a fake wall, she brewed poisons in a storage room. Her customers only include trustworthy women. She has some limits and does not work beyond her limits. She offers a variety of poisons that work for different purposes.
The story switches between past and present. Eliza is a 12 years old young girl whose fatal mistake close Nella’s business. But in the end, it was Eliza who saved her. After that, Nella realized her sinful act. Caroline Parcewel is a traveler, explorer, historian, and detective. She found that she is betraying by her husband from she is sharing a ten years bond. She came across avail of the apothecary shop. Her detective and historian wake up. She gathered her energy and uncovered the story behind it. Caroline solves all the clues but removes them to keep them a secret. Why she did that? Read the book, and you will get to know.
The blend of mystery, betrayal, curiosity, and women hood make the story way more interesting. The book is based on feminism. Women did not need to run from their abusive and betrayal partners. Nella, Eliza, and Caroline strive to find solutions to their problems. Their heartaches and broken dreams push them to do the same thing. With every turning page, the curiosity goes up. The tension is at its peak till the end, and things get unresolved.
Klara and the sun
One cannot deny the fact that everyone will die someday. Losing someone you love is wound healing from which is the most challenging task. Because of this, people tried different ways to keep their loved ones with them. With the advancement in technology, people are replacing even humans with robots. The humans are mortals, but the robots are not. Robots cannot replace humans but can play their role a little bit.
Kazuo Ishiguro is a well-known author. One of his books has been awarded the noble prize. “Klara and the sun” is a science fiction novel written by Kazuo Ishiguro. This novel is about an “Artificial Friend known as AF. This android robot is designed to provide company to children who do not socialize much. Klara is the AF made especially for the children’s companionship. She is a solar-powered artificial friend and was at the AF’s shop. Klara is knowledgeable, an observer, and an emotional absorbent. She is the narrator of the story.
Klara observes people who came inside the shop and who are outside. She waits for the young girl Josie, who promised her to but her. One day Josie came with her mother and bought her. Josie is a girl that belongs to an upper-class family. She is one of those gifted children whose genes are edited to make them intelligent. Josie is also suffering from a mysterious chronic disease. The disease can be fatal and may cause her to die. Her sister, who is lifted as well, died with the same disease.
Klara, after coming to Josi’s home, realized the shakable truth. Josie’s parents are planning to transfer Klara’s consciousness into a robot. They made this plan if in case Josi’s died. Klara somehow came to know that the sun can heal Josie. Klara, by her observation, realized that coating machine (car) blocks the sunshine. She agrees with the sun to heal Josie after she removed the coated machine. Josie healed, and Klara, after time, becomes locked with the old furniture. However, Klara served her purpose.
The theme of the story is loneliness, care, and love. A highly observant narrator tells the story. Additionally, the narrator has unforgettable memory. After reading this nook, one will find the true meaning of love. Klara, by her actions, describes the real meaning of love. This story reveals how artificial intelligence can play a role in our lives.
We begin at the end
Few of the writers have been blessed with the ability to surprise the readers. Their choice of word to develop a sentence, mesmerize the readers. The plot they make, the theme compels the readers to read again and again. Chris Whitaker is one of those writers that are blessed with the talent of writing. His words touch the soul of the readers. He is gifted with a unique style of writing that captures every mind.
“We begin at the end” is the superhit novel of Chris Whitaker. This novel has gotten so much attention, especially of the curious mind people. The readers will slowly get to know about the past. Their interest will increase as the story evolves. The story is all about negative and cheerful feeling that causes the characters to do what they did not expect. The story happens in cape town, California.
The story begins with the entry of Vincent, who returned from prison after thirty years. Walker (nickname Walk) is a police chief who never went out of his town. He is the best friend of walk and ex-boyfriend of Star. Star was a bright light of the town. She became a drug abuser when her brightness fades. She is the single parent of 13 years old girl and five years old boy. Duchess and Robin are the children of Star. Duchess is a beautiful girl like her mother. Her love for her brother makes her his protector.
Vince went to prison because of a murder he committed. He recklessly but accidentally killed Sassy, who is the sister of the Star. At that time, the Star was the girlfriend of Vince. Vince, because of the testimony of walk, went to prison, where he killed another man. The walk has never gone out of the guilt that he made Vincer to prison. The story gets twisted when the Star is murdered mysteriously. On the same night, the duchess made an impulsive action that collides with her mother’s murder. Vincent is caught with the Star’s body and confesses the murder. However, WalkWalk did not believe him.
The story gets twisted in a way that blows the reader’s mind. The last quarter of the book will take to adjust. The readers will not easily comprehend what had happened in the story. The feeling of rage, fear, guilt, hope and forgiveness construct the theme of the story. Chris Walker taught us that loved ones would betray or leave us alone. The open heart will be broken more quickly than the closed one. It is a beautiful, mysterious novel with a humiliating touch.
The Code Breaker
An incredible book by the best seller Walter Isaacson. He is very famous for his best writings which include:
- Leonardo da Vinci
- Steve Jobs
- Einstein: His Life and Universe;
- Benjamin Franklin: An American Life
- Kissinger: A Biography.
- Coauthor of The Wise Men
The author is also a professor of history, chairman of CNN, CEO of Aspen Institute, and an editor of the Times magazine.
The author returns with an attention-grabbing account of Nobel Prize champ Jennifer Doudna. She and her coworkers launched an uprising that will allow people to cure illnesses, fend off viruses, and have healthy babies.
The plot of the book roamed around when Jennifer Doudna was in sixth grade. One day, she arrived home to discover that her dad had left a softcover titled The Double Helix on her bed. She put it away, as she thought it was a detective fiction she loved. She read it when she was free, and it was a rainy Saturday. She discovered she was true about her idea of the book in a way. As she flew through the pages, she becomes fascinated by the passionate drama behind the battle to discover the code of life. Girls are told they cannot become scientists; the same happened with her in high school. Her counselor told her that girls didn’t become scientists, and there she decided she would become one.
It was motivated by a passion for identifying how the environment works and turning innovations into inventions. She worked on the most significant biological progress as told by the book’s author, James Watson, since his co-discovery of the structure of DNA. She and her colleagues curved an interest in nature into an invention that can renovate the human race. It was considered an easy-to-use tool that can edit DNA. Given the name CRISPR, it opened a brave new world of medical miracles and ethical questions.
The progress of CRISPR and the fight to invent vaccines for coronavirus will speed their evolution to the next level of a considerable innovation revolution. The past half-era has been a digital period, based on the microchip, laptop, and Internet. Now we are entering a life-science revolution. Students who are studying digital coding will be welcomed to join by those who study genetic coding.
The question that arises in readers should be, should they use their innovative evolution-hacking controls to make people less vulnerable to viruses? That is a tremendous benefit for all the people! And what about counteracting depression? And would parents be allowed to increase their kids’ height or muscles or IQ if they can afford it? This book will be answering that.
After helping in discovering CRISPR, Doudna became a lead in fighting these ethical matters and, with her teammate Emmanuelle Charpentier, won the Nobel Prize in 2020. Her story is an inspiring detective tale that engages the most reflective miracles of nature, from the roots of life to the hope of our species.
The author Patricia Engel is the best seller and also has written many award-winning books. She is the author of Infinite Country, which is the best book of the month by Amazon. It is also a Reese’s Book Club pick, Esquire Book Club pick, Indie Next pick, and much more. Most of the books have won many awards and are translated into many languages. Her writings include Dayton Literary Peace Prize winner The Veins of the Ocean, named a New York Times Editors’ Choice.
O, The Oprah Magazine has quoted about this book as “A knockout of a novel,” they predict that this book will be viewed as one of 2021’s best.”
Different magazines and publishing companies entitled this book as the Most Anticipated Book of 2021. These include Esquire, O, The Oprah Magazine, Elle, GMA, New York Post, Ms. Magazine, The Millions, Electric Literature, LitHub, AARP, Refinery29, BuzzFeed, Autostraddle, She Reads, Alma, and more.
This book is based on the author’s quote, “I often wonder if we are living the wrong life in the wrong country.” -Patricia Engel.
The story plot states that the main character Talia is being detained at a correctional facility for adolescent girls in the woodland mountains of Colombia after committing a reckless act of violence that may or may not have been defensible. Alongside, she also instantly needs to get out as her father and a plane ticket to the United States are waiting for her so she can get back home to Bogotá. The main twist is that If she misses her flight, she will also miss her chance to meet her family in the north finally.
In this book, readers will know how twists of kaleidoscope occurred when this family came to occupy two different countries, two different worlds. The readers will learn the love story of Talia’s parents, Mauro and Elena, who fall in love in a market stall as teenagers alongside a background of civil war and social disturbance. Readers will learn how to be secure and to have more opportunities. They left Bogotá with their firstborn, Karina. In the United States, they were on a temporary visa but got many opportunities. And then they gave birth to two more children, Nando and Talia, in American. Of course, when a person has family, they make decisions. Accordingly, it goes here too the decisions and indecisions that lead to Mauro’s exile and the family’s shattering. It can be related, as everyone has to pay the costs they’ve been living with ever since.
This book is worth reading because the author can relate as a dual citizen and is the daughter of Colombian immigrants. She is also an award-winning, internationally acclaimed author, and her writing gives voice to all five family members as they direct the particulars of their situations. And all the while, the story roams around: Will Talia makes it to Bogotá in time? And if she can reach Colombia in time, how can she trade the solid facts of her father and life in Colombia for the vague idea of her mother and blood relations in America?
This book has an in-depth picture of Bogotá’s urban life, soaked in Andean myth, and stressed with the realism of the undocumented in America. The Infinite Country is the story of living in two different countries and one mixed-status family. The main character of the story has every victory stitched with regret, and every dream shadowed with the weight of a dream delayed.
The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue
A very well-known author of the present time, V.E. Schwab, also known as Victoria Schwab. She is the best seller of more than a dozen books for the current time, and she is the #1 New York Times bestselling writer. Most of the books are awarded NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER, USA TODAY BESTSELLER, NATIONAL INDIE BESTSELLER, and THE WASHINGTON POST BESTSELLER.
Her writings are best recommended by many publishers and magazines such as; Entertainment Weekly, Real Simple, NPR, Slate, and Oprah Magazine
This book, the invisible life of Addie LaRue, is #1 Library Reads Pick of October 2020
Also #1 Indie Next Pick of October 2020. And it is worth reading because of its being BOOK OF THE YEAR (2020) FINALIST declared by Book of The Month Club.
This book has also gained the title of being best by Oprah Magazine, CNN, Amazon, Amazon Editors, NPR, Good reads, Bustle, PopSugar, BuzzFeed, Barnes & Noble, Kirkus Reviews, Lambda Literary, Nerdette, The Nerd Daily, Polygon, Library Read, io9, Smart Bitches Trashy Books, LiteraryHub, Medium, BookBub, The Mary Sue, Chicago Tribune, NY Daily News, SyFy Wire, Powells.com, Bookish, Book Riot, Library Reads Voter Favorite and In the streak of The Time Traveler’s Wife and Life After Life, The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue is New York Times bestselling author V. E. Schwab’s genre-defying tour de force.
Based on the quote by author “A Life No One Will Remember. A Story You Will Never Forget.” –Victoria Schwab
It was the time when France, 1714, was in a moment of hopelessness, a young woman makes a Faustian inexpensive way to live forever, and the twist is that she was cursed to be forgotten by everyone she meets. And indeed, it seems so attractive plotting of this book.
The book begins with the strange life of Addie LaRue and her life full of adventures that occurred in her life across centuries and continents, history, and art. A young woman gains knowledge about the world and how it will help her leave her mark on the world.
The thrilling part comes in the book when someone remembers a person cursed for being not remembered by anyone, after nearly 300 years, when she accidentally comes across a young man in a hidden bookstore, and he remembers her name. Readers found the profoundly satisfying and cinematic story of unlikely immortality, and many publications highly recommend it.
Surrounded by Idiots
When a motivator and a public speaker is an author, too, one’s communication is undoubtedly enhanced. As we are writing on best books of 2021 so this “Surrounded by Idiots “book is one of the world’s best-selling non-fiction books. Along with some other books, the author surrounded by idiots is also translated into over 40 languages.
The fascinating trait of the author Thomas Erikson is that he shares his knowledge with his readers in a unique way. It is usually by using specific storytelling and lots of humor so it can attract more readers. To accomplish new skills should be easy for every individual. Therefore, the writer chooses a more artistic and creative way that is not packed with numbers and details but rather in a way that will make the reader say: Ah! I acknowledge that!
Thomas, the author of this book, has devoted close to 30 years of his career to helping people communicate with each other. Alongside he’s developed practical and functional tools in a helpful way that will facilitate both the professional and private life of people. Thomas believes in the significance of a complex understanding of other’s behaviors. It helps an individual decrease the number of unnecessary misinterpretations and disagreements either in a relationship or at work.
The central concept of this book is based upon a unique way of thinking. Do people ever think they are the only ones making any sense in their surroundings? Or tried to find a motive with their partner with terrible outcomes? Do lengthy; pointless answers drive you crazy? Or does their colleague’s harsh manner wipe them the wrong way?
Readers who think like that are not the only ones thinking the same. After a dreadful conference with a successful entrepreneur, who was committed, he was ‘surrounded by idiots,’ communication expert and bestselling author Thomas Erikson devoted himself to accepting how people function and why we often battle to associate or get related with certain types of people.
Surrounded by Idiots offers a straightforward yet revolutionary method for evaluating the personalities of people we communicate with within our daily routine. This idea is explained in the book, whether you are an employee and communicating with someone in and out of the office, based on four personality types (Red, Blue, Green, and Yellow). It provides you insights into how one can modify the way one speaks and share information.
Thomas helps the readers understanding themself in a better way. In his book, he guides towards enhanced communication and social skills, to handle conflict more effectively with confidence, to improve the relationship with their boss and team, and get the best out of the people they deal with daily and how to manage.
What Happened to You?
Oprah Winfrey and Bruce D. Perry are the authors as well as the narrator of this conversation. They both are talented, skilled, easy-going narrators who are genuinely engaged with their subject material. The presentations of these two authors, who are indeed humanitarians, make this a must-hear for everybody recovering from their traumatic past. The basic idea is that our initial experiences build our character in our lives far down the road. This book “What Happened to You?” provides influential scientific and passionate perceptions into the behavioral patterns that many struggles to comprehend.
This book follows the quote of Oprah Winfrey that “Through this lens, we can build a renewed sense of personal self-worth and ultimately recalibrate our responses to circumstances, situations, and relationships. It is, in other words, the key to reshaping our very lives.” –Oprah Winfrey
The author believes that this audiobook is going to change the way people see their life.
This book makes the reader think, Have they ever wondered, “Why did they do that particular thing?” or “Why can’t they just control their behavior?” how others may review their responses and ponder, “What’s wrong with that person?” When curious about their emotions, it’s easy to blame others or even on us. In such circumstances, we most often hold ourselves accountable and those about us to a problematic standard. It’s time we started asking diverse questions.
People only follow the reality-based conversation, so through deeply personal conversations, Oprah Winfrey and well-known brain and trauma expert Dr. Bruce Perry proposed an innovative and profound shift from asking “What’s wrong with you?” to “What happened to you?”
Here, Oprah shares stories from her past, thoughtful through familiarity with the helplessness that comes from facing trauma and hardship at a young age. In discussion throughout the audiobook, Oprah and Dr. Perry emphasized understanding people, behavior, and us as human beings. It’s a sensitive but reflective shift in our approach to trauma, and it agrees to understand our pasts to clear a path to our future. It is really like opening the door to resilience and curative in a verified, meaningful way.
The conversational style of the narrator is so influencing for adults and even for kids. It provides greater compassion to kids who can relate to the conversation and try to manage and be brave in their environment. And for adult people understand their reactions as well as the behaviors of others too. The more significant is the impact of everything one experiences and others the younger they get.