Scorpios are mysterious, emotional and clever. A water sign ruled by Mars, you are a well of hidden knowledge and feelings. You require penetrating mental stimulation and titillating stories when it comes to literature. Here are 5 books specifically chosen to excite your senses:
1. House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski
The perfect creepy book for a crispy, autumn evening is House of Leaves by Mark Z. Danielewski. A novel unlike any other, this story is experimental and gripping. We follow a young family who moves into a new house only to discover, to their horror, that their house is larger on the inside than it is on the outside.
Tattoo artists, mentally unstable mothers, blind authors and one minotaur are but a few of the many surprises waiting between the pages of House of Leaves.
2. The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath
Esther Greenwood is talented, gorgeous and thriving when her mental health begins to take a dark turn. Sylvia Plath takes us on Esther’s journey in beautifully written prose. So intensely portrayed, the downward spiral of her psyche is nearly palpable. Haunting and semi-autobiographical, this novel will move you.
3. Yes Please by Amy Poehler
Comedic queen Amy Poehler will have you doubling over with laughter in her debut book, Yes Please. Full of heartwarming stories, inspirational advice and even a haiku or two, Poehler delivers wit and charm in spades.
4. The Power of Birthdays, Stars and Numbers: The Complete Personology Reference Guide by Saffi Crawford and Geraldine Sullivan
Utilizing the art of astrology as well as numerology, The Power of Birthdays, Stars and Numbers will satisfy your thirst for knowledge when it comes to all things birthday. With 366 profiles, this book details aspects of your personality, lucky days and potential romance disasters.
Learn more about your friends and loved ones than you ever thought possible with this fascinating read.
5. Secrets of the Talking Jaguar: Memoirs From the Living Heart of a Mayan Village by Martin Prechtel
Martin Prechtel was traveling through Mexico and Guatemala when he arrived at the Tzutujil Mayan village of Santiago Atitlan. What began as a small journey turned into a thirteen year stay, where Prechtel studied under Nicolas Chiviliu Tacaxoy, quite possible the most famous shaman in the history of the Tzutujil people.
Follow him on his amazing discovery of nature and spirit.
These books are sure to satisfy your Scorpio curiosity as well as entertain and engage you this autumn.
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