Hoda Kotb's favorite reads of 2020

Al Woodworth on October 28, 2020

Hoda Kotb's favorite reads of 2020

As cohost of Today, Hoda Kotb knows a thing or two about a powerful statement. Over the years she's interviewed countless celebrities and everyday people. Along the way she's collected a wealth of stories, and her latest book, This Just Speaks to Me, is a collection of those experiences.

In This Just Speaks to Me, Kotb shares 365 quotes that provide inspiration, hope, and comfort. From topics like motherhood and friendship, love and loss, Kotb gives us words to live by.

Lucky for us, she's also shared some of the books that she's loved this year—many of which have provided her comfort.

Everything Beautiful in Its Time: Seasons of Love and Loss by Jenna Bush Hager

If it’s hope you’re looking for, crack this open and let it wash over you.

Untamed by Glennon Doyle

Each page is a life lesson…mine is dog-eared and underlined.

Here for It: Or, How to Save Your Soul in America by R. Eric Thomas

Wit and wisdom, and timed perfectly for this moment in history.

The Beauty of What Remains: How Our Greatest Fear Becomes Our Greatest Gift by Steve Leder

This tackles the difficult topic of death and saying goodbye. Somehow I felt full after I read it. This book makes it all a little less scary.

Eunice: The Kennedy Who Changed the World by Eileen McNamara

If you thought the Kennedy MEN were the powerhouses, wait until you read this. The title says it all.

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