By Emma Lock
The audience for this book will will include:
- Women ages 12 to 102: The volume would be an apropos gift for fodder in the modern day water coolers: emails, texts, and Twitter
- Popular History Readers of both genders.
- Viewers of The Biography Channel. Each chapter offers a biography of a riveting personality whose name, if not story, lives on.
- Trivia Lovers: The stories behind the names would be welcome fodder
- Gift for teenage girls
Selling points for this book will include:
- Good non-fiction choice for book clubs.
- Subject lends itself to good social media promotions.
- As the chapters are concise, and independent from one another, it is a good volume for coffee shops, hair salons, and waiting-rooms.
By Laura Daligan
Enter the Enchanted Faerie Realm
If you liked Moon Spell Magic by Cerridwen Greenleaf, Moonology by Yasmin Boland, or The Green Witch by Arin Murphy-Hiscock, you’ll love Faerie Awakening.
You are cordially invited to step through the Faerie Portal. Here you will meet many magical and elemental beings, and explore a path of enchantment, healing, remembering, deep wisdom, and of course, more than a little dose of humour and mischief!
A walk through the Wheel of the Faerie Year: This book is a charmed guide to simple activities, creative projects, meditations, and practical magic rituals to help you integrate into the Faerie Realm and learn the sacred wisdom within.
Meet the Faerie Queens and Kings, Pixies, Elves, Nature Spirits, and many more: Even if you are not yet a fully-fledged “Faerie Believer,” a walk in the park will never be the same once you have been touched by the wild wisdom of Faerie Awakening.
Faerie Awakening is a guide for Pagans and Wiccan practitioners, those familiar with ritual use of items such as candles and crystals and those who are not. In this book, you will:
- Learn about the Faeries who dwell at the bottom of your garden, your very own tribe of Faerie Guides
- Nurture a heartfelt connection with the wild and natural world
- Awaken the deep magic and real wonder of the Faerie Realm
Author Laura Daligan is an internationally renowned Artist, Mystic, Musician, Witchy Teacher, Fire Dancer, Animal Lover, and Advocate. Her spiritual background is rooted in Paganism, Tarot, Wicca, and Shamanic training. She has created innovative and empowering courses offered both online and in person. Now, you can learn from her wisdom in Faerie Awakening.
By Tanya Harrison and Others
Coping with the Stress of First Responder Life
A traumatic way of life: First responders have the incredibly difficult job of running toward danger while the rest of us run away. No training can prepare them for what they will see and endure. Kim Colegrove understands what it’s like to watch someone go through that. After 30 years in law enforcement, her husband took his own life. This agonizing experience opened Kim’s eyes to the desperate need for an effective form of stress-relief and support for first responders.
The power of meditation: No matter our profession, taking care of our mental health needs to be a priority. For first responders like cops and EMTs, ensuring that their heads are in a healthy place is crucial because each day can bring them face-to-face with another trauma. With 40 years of experience, Kim Colegrove is here to share with readers that there is a viable and practical resource for first responders found in meditation.
A source of hope: In 2017, Kim founded The PauseFirst Project, Mindfulness for First Responders. Kim offers the PauseFirst block of training to organizations across the country. She teaches techniques that help reduce stress, regulate emotion, and improve overall health and well-being. Colegrove’s work to bring awareness is a tribute to both her husband and the countless other first responders who struggle with the realities of their jobs.
Readers of Kim Colegrove’s Mindfulness for Warriors will find…
- Evidence-based practices to help first responders and their families deal with stress
- Interviews with first responders who share their stories of overcoming, surviving, and thriving
- Colegrove’s own raw and intimate story of her husband’s troubles and how she continues each day fighting in his memory
Readers who have looked for encouragement messages and aid in books like Bulletproof Spirit, Bullets in the Washing Machine, and I Love a Cop (Third Edition) will find a further source of healing in Mindfulness for Warriors.
Improve Your Life with the Help of Crystals
A how-to guide for using crystals: Whether you’re a seasoned pro or new to using gemstones or crystals, this beautifully illustrated guide by Cerridwen Greenleaf has got you covered. Greenleaf has conducted workshops and retreats throughout the US, leading participants in mysticism and spirituality practices. Backed by her experience, Greenleaf guides readers in each chapter of this book, teaching you about crystals, gems, minerals, and their various healing qualities.
Tap into an ancient energy: Rocks and gems have been a part of the human experience for millennia. We have a source of healing energy right at our fingertips! Each stone brings its own inherent quality and interacts with us in different ways, and Greenleaf shares with us how best to choose from this trove of life-changing sacred stones.
Improve all areas of your life: We could all use some positive energy in our lives. Crystals and healing stones can create a flow of positive energy into the places we need it most. Whether that’s our love life, work life, or home life, using crystals daily can bring peace of mind and greater prosperity to each area of our life that’s hurting.
In this insightful book for mystics and seekers of spirituality, you will find…
- Chapters such as “Birthstone Secrets: Discovering Your 4 Soul Stones,” “Tranquility Touchstones: Stress-Reducing Rocks,” and “Crystal Charms: How to Choose and Make Change-Your-Life Jewelry”
- Detailed information on healing crystals and stones to accommodate each and every area of your life
- A source of help, healing, and stress-busting guidance through channeling positive energy
Readers of books such as Crystals for Beginners, The Magic of Crystals and Gemstones, and Crystals: The Modern Guide to Crystal Healing will enjoy Mystical Crystals: Stones and Gems for Health, Wealth, and Happiness by Cerridwen Greenleaf.
THE EMPOWERED WOMAN follows the belief system that is best explained in a quote by Byron Katie: “The most attractive thing about the Buddha was that he saved one person: himself. That’s all he needed to save; when he saved himself, he saved the whole world.”
The letters work in different ways depending on the chapter and part of the book.
In the first part [Awareness], the reader gets to see the darkness they are carrying around with them. Seeing the problem is the first stage of transformation. The reader is able to use the letters in the book as inspiration and permission to release their emotions in their own letters. This is the first step in being set free from our own darkness.
Then in Part II, the reader will start to embrace forgiveness and letting go [Acceptance]. They get the tools to build self-worth and move into gratitude. Getting to a place of gratitude is a huge piece in the transformation to creating positive change. The reader will come out of this section being grateful for some of their most painful times. With these newly skills acquired, readers will be open to see different and more positive perspectives of themselves and others. The letters they write will be more transformative in nature moving from fear to a more loving and compassionate focus, which in turn creates a passion for life.
Finally in Part III [Action], readers create action plans. The letters become commitments. It’s not as much about releasing emotions like the first part or increasing passion like the second part, it’s about creating a long-lasting energy, focus, and commitment to positive change. Chapter Seven will lead the reader into creating personal contracts with themselves that represent what they want in their lives and how they want to represent themselves to the world, which includes relationships with self and others, service to others, and focusing on the positive changes they want to see in the world. This section is where the reader’s passion toward the positive will really emerge. In Chapter Eight, the reader will be guided through the art and the power of staying present. This gives them tools to be active advocates for themselves and others without having to be against someone else. Finally, Chapter Nine supports the reader to stay on the path of the empowered woman by taking action from a loving place. The more the reader follows the tools given in each section, the more transformed they will feel by the end of the book.
By Allen Klein
Stuffed with quotations from Walt Whitman, Oscar Wilde, and William Shakespeare, this oracle offers the reader a chance to reflect, meditate, and forecast their future. As many are moving away from organized religion and toward a more general spirituality, the audience for this mindful companion will continue to grow.
- Cerridwen Greenleaf has sold over 120,000 copies of books
- Author Greenleaf is a top blogger in the witchy lifestyle space at Your Magical Home
- A contributing writer for New Witch Magazine, Sage Women Magazine
- Greenleaf is one of the most popular authors on PaganSquare where her contribution get 30K hits per article
Women’s Rights and the Continuing Fight for Equality
An inspirational gift for women. In her book Victory for the Vote, Women’s history expert Doris Weatherford offers an engaging and detailed narrative history of women’s seven-decade fight for the vote, and the continuing current-day struggle for human rights and equality.
Foreword by Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi. Victory for the Vote puts the fight for suffrage into contemporary context by discussing key challenges for women in the decades that followed 1920, such as reproductive rights, the Equal Rights Amendment, and political power.
Celebrate the Centennial of women’s right to vote in the U.S. Victory for the Vote is an expansion and update of Doris Weatherford’s A History of the American Suffragist Movement, published in 1998 in honor of the 150th anniversary of the 1848 Seneca Falls Convention, considered to be the beginning of the women’s rights movement in the United States.
Read Doris Weatherford’s Victory for the Vote and:
- Take pride in the struggles and accomplishments of strong women
- Understand and appreciate the Women’s Suffrage Movement and the Nineteenth Amendment
- Celebrate feminism and recognize the challenges that still remain on the road to human rights for all
If you enjoyed books such as Maya Angelou’s I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings, The Woman’s Hour, Rad Women Worldwide, Warriors Don’t Cry, or The Book of Awesome Women; you will want to read and be inspired by Victory for the Vote.
By Jen Cross
By Jenny Block
This is a book that people would buy for themselves, but also for others. So, a gift book, yes. But not just inspirational quotes and drawings, not just worksheets and activities. Instead, a book that really inspires people to be themselves and make things happen in a world that seems to be telling you to do anything but.The subject matter and style would be idea for talks on cruises, resorts, the college circuit, conferences, and corporate events.
This books includes sections like:
- How to take care of people like a unicorn.
- How to bake like a unicorn.
- How to volunteer like a unicorn.
- How to parent like a unicorn.
- How to love like a unicorn.
- How to work like a unicorn.
- How to play like a unicorn.
- How to learn like a unicorn.
- How to plan like a unicorn.
Whether you’re in the middle of a lasting romance, starting something new, or even recovering from your last tangle with Cupid’s arrows, there’s women’s wisdom in Let Me Count the Ways that will speak to you. A compilation of the best things ever said by women on the subject of love with over 200 bon mots from sheros like Mother Teresa, Madonna, Billie Holiday, and Bette Davis. Filled with gorgeous illustrations, this collection of touching quotes, inspired ideas, and upbeat witticisms is guaranteed to make readers feel good.
Some quotes include:
- If grass can grow through cement, love can find you at every time in your life. ―Cher
- Love makes your soul crawl out from its hiding place. ―Zora Neale Hurston
- If someone had told me years ago that sharing a sense of humor was so vital to partnerships, I could have avoided a lot of sex! ―Kate Beckinsale
By Michelle Travis
Build a More Equitable World for Your Daughter
A world where your daughter can thrive. Today’s generation of feminist dads are raising confident, empowered daughters who believe they can achieve anything. But the world is still profoundly unequal for women and girls, with workplaces built by men for men, massive gender pay gaps, and deeply-ingrained gender stereotypes. Dads for Daughters: How Fathers Can Support Girls and Women for a Successful Feminist Future offers fathers guidance for building a world where their daughters can thrive.
Lean In for dads. The most successful leaders of all companies, from family businesses to lean startups, understand that leaders eat last. Your workplace can be a stage for the fight for equality and true leadership that empowers women. The guidance in this book will help you move from TED talks to daily action.
Invest in the next generation. Men who were raised with the second-wave feminism of The Feminine Mystique know that the personal is political. The confidence code for girls that you instill at home can lead to a better world for all women.
Dads for Daughters is a feminist book for fathers who are invested in the gender equality fight. With this book, you’ll find:
- Steps you can take today in your workplace and community to create a better tomorrow
- Inspiring stories from successful and empathetic fathers
- Resources to help you take action in the women’s movement
Dad’s for Daughters is perfect for fathers who enjoyed Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will to Lead, The Moment of Lift: How Empowering Women Changes the World, and We Should All Be Feminists. This book is great for men who love nasty women, and who know that Trump’s America is not the future we want for our next generation of girls.