What Book Should You Read Based on Your Chinese Zodiac Sign?

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What Book Should You Read Based on Your Chinese Zodiac Sign?

With Chinese New Year just around the corner, you must be curious to find out what fortune awaits your career, studies, family, relationships, and wealth this Year of the Rooster.

Rat

Those born in the years 1960, 1972, 1984, 1996, and 2008 fall under the Year of the Rat. They are characterized as being intelligent, artistic, and meticulous.

A perfect match for the Rat’s personality, Thomas Pavitte’s 1000 Dot-to-Dot Coloring Books (P399 each) features iconic illustrations for you to complete.

Ox

Those born in the years 1961, 1973, 1985, 1997, and 2009 fall under the Year of the Ox. They are characterized as being independent, patient, and strong-willed.

The Ox can ensure a productive year ahead by familiarizing themselves with Robert Greene’s 48 Laws of Power (P425).

Tiger

Those born in the years 1962, 1974, 1986, 1998, and 2010 fall under the Year of the Tiger. They are characterized as being confident, competitive, and charming.

Tiger’s will surely see a reflection of themselves in Katniss Everdeen, the protagonist of Suzanne Collins’ Hunger Games trilogy (P995). Order yours here.

Rabbit

Those born in the years 1963, 1975, 1987, 1999, and 2011 fall under the Year of the Rabbit. They are characterized as being kind-hearted, friendly, and gentle.

Bring some positive energy to the rest of the year with Roz Chast’s Best American Comics of 2016 (P995). 

Dragon

Those born in the years 1964, 1976, 1988, 2000, and 2012 fall under the Year of the Dragon. They are characterized as being passionate, direct, and dignified.

Nothing says passion like E.L. James’ Fifty Shades Trilogy (P1,149). Available in a box set, it will certainly spice up your 2017.

Snake

Those born in the years 1965, 1977, 1989, 2001, and 2013 fall under the Year of the Snake. They are characterized as being wise, attractive, and sympathetic.

For the Snake, a classic like Arthur Golden’s Memoirs of a Geisha (P499) tackles themes of beauty, truth, destiny, and growing up. Order yours here.

Horse

Those born in the years 1966, 1978, 1990, 2002, and 2014 fall under the Year of the Horse. They are characterized as being energetic, popular, and persuasive.

Horses will surely relate to Rebecca Bloomwood, the protagonist in Sophie Kinsella’s Shopaholics series. In this installment, Shopaholic To The Rescue (P795), adventures take place in Las Vegas and hijinks ensue. Order yours here.

Goat

Those born in the years 1967, 1979, 1991, 2003, and 2015 fall under the Year of the Goat. They are characterized as being reserved, nurturing, and intelligent.

Nelson Mandela’s brilliance, courage, and legacy is front and center in Danny Schecter’s Madiba A to Z (P695) – a great pick for some deep, insightful reading. Order yours here.

Monkey

Those born in the years 1968, 1980, 1992, 2004, and 2016 fall under the Year of the Monkey. They are characterized as being intelligent, sociable, and optimistic.

Mitch Albom’s Tuesdays with Morrie (P299) is a reflection on life, death, and everything in between. An inspiring and heartwarming read, it’ll surely boost every Monkey’s innate optimism. Order yours here.

Rooster

Those born in the years 1969, 1981, 1993, 2005, and 2017 fall under the Year of the Rooster. They are characterized as being independent, humorous and honest.

Rooster’s will have a hoot with witty Twitter queen Ethyl Gabison’s #Charotism (P195), a short but sweet compilation of jokes and gags. Order yours here.

Dog

Those born in the years 1970, 1982, 1994, 2006, and 2018 fall under the Year of the Dog. They are characterized as being faithful, loyal, and responsible.

A touching story by Nicholas Sparks, Two by Two (P350) will remind you of the power of a parent’s love and perseverance.

Pig

Those born in the years 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007, and 2019 fall under the Year of the Pig. They are characterized as being happy, easygoing, and sincere.

Journaling might just be the hobby for Rabbits to try this year. Start it off with Abbey Sy’s The ABCs of Journaling (P350), a comprehensive guide with all the tips and tricks for you.

What are going to be your reads this Chinese New Year?

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