BLINK by Malcolm Gladwell 
First of all: Thank you Griffin for letting me borrow this book! You’re seriously the best. :)

Guess what time it is… Book review time! When I started this book (literally after the first 60 pages), I told everyone about it. Because right from the beginning, I was so intrigued.

Do I recommend this book? YES. If you’re into learning about the unconscious mind and learning more about psychology then you should totally check this book out! I obviously enjoyed it, since I’m a psychology major… and since I’ve always been so fascinated with human nature.
What exactly is this book about?

Predicting whether a marriage will end up in a divorce in three minutes, providing less information about the patient so doctors are less likely to make a mistake, analyzing to see whether an “I love you” is truly sincere, having short moments of autism that can help one react in situations that deal with an attempt of an assassination, or misjudging situations that end in death. All this is done through thin slicing; a blink; thinking without knowing that one is.

Maybe the greatest decision makers aren’t the ones who take time to analyze and process information.

You’re going to have to read this book to find out!

When has your unconscious helped you or let you down?

So good, I hate you!
I just finished reading This Is What Happy Looks Like by Jennifer E. Smith and let me tell you... I haven't stopped talking about it for the past three hours. Why, you may ask? Bad ending? Well, no... It has a great ending, but I just want more... Maybe two more pages.
That being said, YES, I do 100% recommend this book. If you're looking for a cheesy romance that will have you smiling while you're reading and falling in love with the character, then, yes... go read it now.

The official synopsis of the book is this:
When teenage movie star Graham Larkin accidentally sends small town girl Ellie O'Neill an email about his pet pig, the two seventeen-year-olds strike up a witty and unforgettable correspondence, discussing everything under the sun, except for their names or backgrounds.
Then Graham finds out that Ellie's Maine hometown is the perfect location for his latest film, and he decides to take their relationship from online to in-person. But can a star as famous as Graham really start a relationship with an ordinary girl like Ellie? And why does Ellie want to avoid the media's spotlight at all costs?
Cute, right?
Basically, it's the classic, boy needs pig-sitter, boy-emails-girl-in-Maine, boy-falls-in-love, boy-moves-movie-to-Maine-for-girl love story! :)

If you haven't read this book, you're truly missing out of Sophia Amoruso's wisdom.  This book is a motivational book turning you into a #GIRLBOSS or just enhancing your inner #GIRLBOSS. Her journey on how her Vintage eBay site turned in to a multi-million dollar company called Nasty Gal. I couldn't stop reading the book, the only breaks I took was just moments of silence taking in all her amazingness. So, if you're looking for a nice easy read with some great motivational tips then you should definitely read this book. (Also, makes one heck of a coffee book.)

"The only thing I smoke is my competition" -Sophia Amoruso

Cold Weather calls for some Chai!

If your in the Dallas area and you're looking for a cute little place to have some coffee, definitely check out Dream Cafe! I usually always just get a Vanilla Latte, which indeed is heaven in your mouth but today I decided to be adventurous and stray away from my norm. The Chai Tea Latte... stole my heart! Nice and spicy on a cold winter day! 

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