5 Books That Changed Katherine Heigl’s Life

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  • From chilling thrillers to books on meditation, Katherine Heigl, our August cover star, reveals to us her top 5 reads. Here’s Marie Claire's rundown on them…

    Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

    Gone Girl forces us to ask that important question – who can we really trust? The film adaptation, due for release this October, starring Ben Affleck and Rosamund Pike, is set to thrill us all over again. Watch this space.

    Belong To Me by Marisa de los Santos

    When Cornelia Brown makes the snap decision to move to the suburbs with her husband, some neighbours are more welcoming than others. As time goes on, it becomes clear that there is more to this corner of suburbia than Cornelia could ever have imagined. A compassionate and exhilarating read.

    Gods in Alabama by Joshilyn Jackson

    Arlene Fleet makes a pact with God that, if she changes her ways, he will keep her terrible secret buried. But an unexpected visitor forces Arlene to excavate her long kept secret. Prepare to be amazed by this darkly comedic and frank novel.

    Listening to Your Life by Frederick Buechner

    See, hear, and feel your way through Buechner’s beautiful little reminders that spirituality is the key to happiness.

    The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron

    We’ve all had that moment, when we look at a piece of art and think, ‘I wish I could have made that!’ This spectacular guide by Julia Cameron helps us to dig deep and discover the creative energy which exists in us all. For Cameron, rage, jealously, guilt and self-destruction can all be transformed into something beautiful.

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