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: 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 by Annie Spiegelman 635.048 S
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.