Happier: Learn the Secrets to Daily Joy and Lasting Fulfillment- Tal Ben-Shahar, Ph.D.
Diary of a Bad Year- J.M. Coetzee
Blonde Roots- Bernardine Evaristo (NOT a chick-lit book, but a book about if the transatlantic slave trade had been reversed and Africans had enslaved Europeans. Don't know how this is going to work- some people loved it, some hated it.)
A Piece of Cake: A Memoir- Cupcake Brown