Category: Books

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

~ This best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing.   by Marie Kondo Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese […]

Everything I Never Told You ~ A Novel

Everything I Never Told You ~ A Novel

by Celeste Ng Lydia is dead. But they don’t know this yet . . . So begins the story of this exquisite debut novel, about a Chinese American family living in 1970s small-town Ohio. Lydia is the favorite child of Marilyn and James Lee; their middle daughter, a girl who inherited her mother’s bright blue eyes and her father’s jet-black hair. […]

A Year of Living Consciously ~

A Year of Living Consciously ~

365 Daily Inspirations for Creating a Life of Passion and Purpose by PhD Hendricks Gay We all want to live authentic, self-aware, and successful lives. How do we go about it? Where do we begin? In a daily map full of wisdom, inspirational quotes, and transformational exercises, bestselling author and psychotherapist Gay Hendricks sets us […]

Learning To Love Yourself ~

Learning To Love Yourself ~

by Gay Hendricks Ph.D An Invitation From Gay Hendricks I am thrilled and delighted to offer to you the new edition of Learning To Love Yourself. Revisiting and rewriting the book has been a pleasure from beginning to end. With its new elements, the book comes alive in a whole new way. Looking back over […]

Future Esoteric: The Unseen Realms

Future Esoteric: The Unseen Realms

by Brad Olsen Examining the flaws of mainstream society, this collection of conspiracy theory, esoteric knowledge, and fringe subjects seeks to present solutions to current social, economic, and environmental world issues. This book encourages the exploration and integration of modern science with ancient wisdom, which will lead modern society towards advancement and enlightenment. Topics discussed […]

Addiction Unplugged: How to Be Free

Addiction Unplugged: How to Be Free

  by John Flaherty A Common Sense Addiction Discovery Book for All Those Affected by Their Own Addictions or the Addictions of Others   Addiction Unplugged: How to Be Free acknowledges that for far too long, we have all been playing out a victim consciousness, convincing ourselves that dependency and powerlessness are absolutely fundamental to […]

The Mystic Path to Cosmic Power

The Mystic Path to Cosmic Power

  by Vernon Howard   The Mystic Path to Cosmic Power” has sold over one million copies. It presents the great spiritual and psychological truths in a simple manner, making them practical for daily use. You will read inspiring historical stories of those who dared all for Truth — and found wisdom and peace at […]

Thinkertoys ~ A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques

Thinkertoys ~ A Handbook of Creative-Thinking Techniques

Rethink the Way You Think In hindsight, every great idea seems obvious. But how can you be the person who comes up with those ideas? In this revised and expanded edition of his groundbreakingThinkertoys, creativity expert Michael Michalko reveals life-changing tools that will help you think like a genius. From the linear to the intuitive, […]

The 7 Chakras: Balancing, Color and Meaning

The 7 Chakras: Balancing, Color and Meaning

  By M. A. Hills Hinduism Philosophy and Practice The 7 chakras are energy centers that are fundamental for our well-being. When the 7 chakras are open and properly balanced, they produce frequencies and vibrations that travel outside our body creating a layer of color around us, also known as aura. By understanding the main […]

Eclipses and You ~ How to Align with Life's Hidden Tides

Eclipses and You ~ How to Align with Life’s Hidden Tides

  by Judith Hill   Finally, a useful handbook on eclipse effects through the zodiac signs for everyone! Eclipses create “surges” and “outages” of solar-lunar tides with numerous influences described for the reader’s personal sign, (and globally too). Award-winning and popular astrological author Judith Hill details: health influences through twelve signs; global influences; personal strategies […]

The Three Waves of Volunteers and the New Earth

The Three Waves of Volunteers and the New Earth

   By Dolores Cannon   This is a fascinating narrative that reveals the cosmic forces that have been in play over the past 66 years. Help has come from the outside to preserve the human race. In 1945 when the atomic bombs, our “protectors” and “watchers” in outer space saw that Earth was on a […]

Between Death and Life: Conversations with a Spirit

Between Death and Life: Conversations with a Spirit

  by Dolores Cannon   A well-written book that is a curious reminder that our in-between life with all its information lies within our subconscious. Dolores has accumulated information about the Death experience and what lies beyond through 16 years of hypnotic research and past-life therapy. While retrieving past-life experiences, hundreds of subjects reported the […]

Creative You ~ Using Your Personality Type to Thrive

Creative You ~ Using Your Personality Type to Thrive

  Whether you can admit it to yourself or not, you are creative. In today’s complex world, creativity is the key to finding and living your passion. Whatever that passion is— cooking, technology, writing, or even plumbing—Creative You reveals your own personal style of creativity to help you build an environment of innovation at work […]

 8 Incredible Books To Wind Down Your Summer

8 Incredible Books To Wind Down Your Summer

  A family faces personal and global upheaval in Amy Bloom’s brilliant new novel, Smith Henderson’s debut captures one man’s everyday struggles in impoverished rural Montana and other incredible titles to pick up now.   Lucky Us By Amy Bloom 256 pages; Random House After the death of her lover’s wife, Mrs. Logan sees an […]

Myco Adaptogens ~ An Introduction to Medicinal Mushrooms

Myco Adaptogens ~ An Introduction to Medicinal Mushrooms

By Linda Zurich   Since time beyond memory people around the world have harvested a unique class of fungi, today known as medicinal mushroom, for use as nourishing foods, tonic teas, and healing remedies. Copious modern day scientific research today authenticates what ancient herbalists and traditional healers have understood for eons about the extraordinary therapeutic […]

Crystal Prescriptions The A-Z Guide ~ 1,200 Symptoms and Their Healing Crystals

Crystal Prescriptions The A-Z Guide ~ 1,200 Symptoms and Their Healing Crystals

  by Judy Hall   Listing over 1,200 symptoms, this is a practical first-aid guide based on sound crystal-healing principles that have been practiced for millennia. Crystals are a gentle, non-invasive system of holistic healing with no side effects. Suitable for children and animals, they can also benefit your environment and your home. A karmic […]

Elephant Company ~ The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero

Elephant Company ~ The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero

Elephant Company: The Inspiring Story of an Unlikely Hero and the Animals Who Helped Him Save Lives in World War II NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER The remarkable story of James Howard “Billy” Williams, whose uncanny rapport with the world’s largest land animals transformed him from a carefree young man into the charismatic war hero known […]

Sensible Shoes ~ A Story about the Spiritual Journey

Sensible Shoes ~ A Story about the Spiritual Journey

  by Sharon Garlough Brown 2013 Midwest Publishing Awards Show Honorable Mention! Sharon Garlough Brown tells the moving story of four strangers as they embark together on a journey of spiritual formation: Hannah, a pastor who doesn’t realize how exhausted she is. Meg, a widow and recent empty-nester who is haunted by her past. Mara, […]

The Rolling Stones Years ~ Baron Wolman

The Rolling Stones Years ~ Baron Wolman

  The Rolling Stone Years features the work of Baron Wolman, the first photographer to work for America’s legendary Rolling Stone magazine, many of whose images from the late sixties and early seventies have become iconic shots from rock’s most fertile era. Alongside scores of classic photos is Baron’s first-hand account of the magazine’s early […]

Woodstock ~ Baron Wolman

Woodstock ~ Baron Wolman

Baron Wolman saw the music. He was on-stage with Jimi Hendrix, backstage with the Rolling Stones, in front of the stage with Jim Morrison and Janis Joplin. Grace Slick and the Grateful Dead performed for the camera in his Haight-Ashbury studio. Wolman was Rolling Stone’s first staff photographer. From 1967 through the early seventies, his […]

No Place To Hide ~ Edward Snowden

No Place To Hide ~ Edward Snowden

No Place to Hide: Edward Snowden, the NSA, and the U.S. Surveillance State   In May 2013, Glenn Greenwald set out for Hong Kong to meet an anonymous source who claimed to have astonishing evidence of pervasive government spying and insisted on communicating only through heavily encrypted channels. That source turned out to be the […]

The Hurricane Sisters ~ Dorothea Benton Frank

The Hurricane Sisters ~ Dorothea Benton Frank

  Hurricane season begins early and rumbles all summer long, well into September. Often people’s lives reflect the weather and The Hurricane Sisters is just such a story. Once again Dorothea Benton Frank takes us deep into the heart of her magical South Carolina Lowcountry on a tumultuous journey filled with longings, disappointments, and, finally, […]

A Shiver of Light ~ Laurell K Hamilton

A Shiver of Light ~ Laurell K Hamilton

  I am Princess Meredith NicEssus. Legal name Meredith Gentry, because “Princess” looks so pretentious on a driver’s license. I was the first faerie princess born on American soil, but I wouldn’t be the only one for much longer… Merry Gentry, ex–private detective, now full-time princess, knew she was descended from fertility goddesses, but when […]

The Invention of Wings  ~ Sue Monk Kidd

The Invention of Wings ~ Sue Monk Kidd

~ Overview Published by Viking, January 7, 2014 Selected for Oprah’s Book Club 2.0 A New York Times #1 Bestseller From the celebrated author of The Secret Life of Bees: a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world. Hetty “Handful” Grimke, an urban slave […]

Top 5 Books for Summer Reading ~

Top 5 Books for Summer Reading ~

~ As the heat and humidity rise, summer reading lists pop up just about everywhere. Before heading out on vacation, make sure to pack your e-reader with the best books you can download. Here are five must-read books for summer. “The Masked Songbird” by Emmie Mears is an action-packed thrill ride, perfect for enjoying by […]

4 of the Best “Yogic” Memoirs that Aren’t About Yoga ~

4 of the Best “Yogic” Memoirs that Aren’t About Yoga ~

~ By Kimberly Lo As a lifelong biliophile, I have a confession to make: I am not a fan of most memoirs. Generally speaking, I find a lot of them boring or self-serving. This is especially true with so-called “spiritual” or yoga memoirs. For a long time, I hid the fact that I was one […]

Cheryl Strayed ~ Wild: From Lost To Found

Cheryl Strayed ~ Wild: From Lost To Found

  Wild   NATIONAL BESTSELLER A Best Nonfiction Book of 2012: The Boston Globe, Entertainment Weekly A Best Book of the Year: NPR, St. Louis Dispatch, Vogue At twenty-two, Cheryl Strayed thought she had lost everything. In the wake of her mother’s death, her family scattered and her own marriage was soon destroyed. Four years […]

Loving Kindness ~ February 2014

Loving Kindness ~ February 2014

~ In the wintery darkness of February, new growth is beginning to stir beneath the frozen ground.  Just as plants grow in the darkness, unnoticed, so do our souls continue to grow, even though we may not see the progress day by day.  One day we will awaken, and our leaves will lift out of […]

Irene Graham Creative Writing Courses ~

Irene Graham Creative Writing Courses ~

  DEEPEN YOUR WRITING ONLINE COURSE: THE ART OF LANGUAGE IN STORY Starts: Sat 11 JAN – LIVE ONLINE x 3 weeks – 90 mins per wk DETAILS: http://www.thecreativewritersworkshop.com/?p=writers-network WHO WE ARE The Memoir Writing Club developed from Irene Graham’s 20 years tutoring fiction and memoir writing workshops using right-brain/left-brain learning techniques. Michael D Higgins, […]

The Birth & Life Of Christ and Mary ~

The Birth & Life Of Christ and Mary ~

~   Christmas is a time for giving. Not all gifts keep on giving, but there is one gift that is for everyone that does keep on giving. God sent His Son, Jesus Christ, as a gift to the World. Luke 2:10-11 Most of us have probably heard the story of the birth of Jesus, […]

 Faeries and Things ~ By Gwendolyn R Ward & Angel Bryant Illustrator ~

Faeries and Things ~ By Gwendolyn R Ward & Angel Bryant Illustrator ~

Faeries and Things is a collection of poems about mythical creatures that is designed to fire the imagination and fuel dream time. It is beautifully illustrated and will enchant children and adults alike. A Beautiful book of poems about magical creatures that will enchant children and adults alike. Take a peak inside…     ~ The […]

Life Happens Now, and Other Lessons from a 500-Mile Walk

Life Happens Now, and Other Lessons from a 500-Mile Walk

~   “If you do nothing unexpected, nothing unexpected happens.” ~Fay Weldon By by Kurt Koontz In September of 2012, I flew from Idaho to Spain and began a 500-mile pilgrimage walk on the Camino de Santiago. I arrived in St. Jean Pied-de-Port without any expectations and a blank canvas in my mind. I will […]