Books that Inspired Musicals

Phantom of the Opera – Gaston Leroux Pretty orphan Christine is raised in an opera house in Paris since her father worked there and apparently, there were no child custody laws back in the day. There also wasn’t any adult supervision since from her childhood on she receives singing lessons …

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Audiobooks By Musicians

This may come as a shock, but your favorite singer actually has a life and personality outside the recording booth. We get it, we too like to pretend Taylor Swift exists only as an ethereal blonde songbird who lives in the recesses of our collective feelings as she puts them …

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New Season New You

*insert obvious metaphor of springtime blossoms mirroring your own aspirations of personal development in this new season of growth* Let’s self-help this mess! Will – Will Smith You’d never know it by his winsome persona (Oscar scuffles notwithstanding) but early in his life Smith struggled with anxiety more than most …

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Philippa Gregory: The Queen of Historical Fiction

We’re not sure about you, but when we think about Tudor England, we conjure visions of huge foreheads, strange dress collars, and a really creepy poem as a means of remembering the order of King Henry VIII’s wives- “divorced, beheaded, died, divorced, beheaded, survived”. You’re welcome.  Being that it’s so …

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Maid by Stephanie Land

This audiobook is hard to listen to but harder to stop. There’s a reason this one is a bestseller that’s been adapted into a raw and moving Netflix series. Have a listen to Land’s brutal and desperate reflections as she writes about her years struggling to survive as she attempted …

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Fantasy Escapes

Is there anything quite like escaping into a world of fantasy? A world where anything is possible, and there are no dishes to be done, laundry to be put away, or grass to be mowed. Just magic, creatures you can only dream of, and adventure around every corner. We think …

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Spring Break Listens

Shout out to springtime! Every year we trudge through February, our hope as low as our vitamin D stores only to stumble into the remembrance that things begin anew! But then, just as soon as we begin to feel the stirrings of serotonin, we encounter spring break. Visions of clawing …

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Valentine’s Day Listens

Either way this holiday kind of stinks, right? If you’re single it can make you spiral into sadness or want to punch happy couples in a fit of lonely rage. If you have someone special, the pressure is on to celebrate with them, even though we’re all still recovering from …

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Snowy Listens

Oh, winter. We’re in it now. The snow can be a charming experience if you’re clad in fuzzy socks and clutching your morning coffee while you watch the flakes dance down; the snow is less thrilling when you are forced out into a frosted aerial assault. The thought of trudging …

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Spirituality Listens

Faith is a funny thing; usually, it shows up only when you need it the most. But what if you made more of an effort to embrace it more consistently, and not just when your dad needs surgery? What if you actively honed a spiritual practice to rely on and …

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Relationships Are Messy

Whether you’re single or you’ve been married for 49 years, I think we can all agree relationships are hard work. They can also be very complicated and frankly, messy. We’re pleased to present you with a list of some of our favorite relationship-centric novels, to serve as inspiration (or in …

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Boss Up Your Life

The days of cold calling on sales leads in a 3 piece suit are over in terms of establishing yourself in the business world. Now, more than ever, people are branching out and deciding what running a business looks like for them. But between advice from “solopreneurs” and the unrelenting …

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Spring Cleaning

Ah, springtime. Oh love, oh life, oh pollen and dust that consumes every surface of your home! As you emerge to greet the sun, pale and full of hot soups, it’s natural to look around your space and be genuinely horrified by the conditions you settled for in the dark …

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