Books for a New You


The New Year is generally considered a time to take stock of your life. If you made any new resolutions in 2012, the following books may help reach your goals.

Live More, Want less. Live More, Want Less: 52 Ways to Find Order in Your Life by Mary Carlomagno 640 C 2010
The author offers practical and inspirational ways to simply your life a week at a time.

Lighten Up: Love What You Have, Have What You Need, Be Happier With Less by Peter Walsh 332.024 W 2011
Organizational expert Walsh helps readers deal with financial issues that foster thrifty yet rewarding living.

Throw Out Fifty Things: Clear the Clutter, Find Your Life by Gail Blanke 640 B
Life Coach Blanke encourages people to discard not only objects, but also the non-tangibles – such as regrets – that can fill our lives.

The Way of the Happy Woman: Living the Best Year of Your Life by Sara Stover 613.0424 S 2011
The author suggests ways to slow down and find inner happiness through yoga and meditation.

How to Boil Water: Life Beyond Takeout by Food Network Kitchens 641.5 H 2006
A guide that allows the beginning cook to move beyond boiling water and make a variety of great tasting foods.

Talking Dirt: The Dirt Diva's Down-To-Earth Guide to Organic Gardening. Talking Dirt: The Dirt Diva's Down-To-Earth Guide to Organic Gardening by Annie Spiegelman 635.048 S 2010
Relying on humor and personal experience, Spiegelman illustrates the fun side of gardening for the potential gardener.

Tolstoy and the Purple Chair: My Year of Magical Reading by Nina Sankovitch 028.9 S 2011
After the death of her older sister, Sankovitch used books as a way to remember all that her sibling had meant to her.

On Rereading by Patricia Spacks 028.9 S 2011
Upon retirement, the author spends time revisiting some of the books she read at different stages of her life.


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