Your Next Level Life

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Black Women in Business, Claim Your Power!

“Learn from one of the most powerful women in the USA, who has been blazing trails and creating sustainable million-dollar wealth from Washington DC to the sands of Abu Dhabi.” —Natascha Faye Saunders, associate director at Harvard University

Winner NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Instructional Literary Work

If you’re a Black woman in business and feeling stuck or trapped by other people’s expectations of what you can achieve, it’s time to stop playing small and start redefining what success means for you. It’s time to get that upgrade.

Channel your black girl magic.  Karen Arrington―author of Your Next Level Life, founder of the Miss Black USA Pageant, creator of the Next Level Women’s Summit, and mentor to thousands of confident, successful young black women―is your guide to getting to your next level life.

Build a legacy of black excellence. How big do you want to live? With the seven simple rules in Your Next Level Life, you’ll learn how to bring your career, income, and lifestyle to that next level. Don’t settle for a life of invisibility and mediocrity. Set ambitious goals, reach for bigger opportunities, and know that you are brave enough to get what you deserve.

Give the gift of confidence. Looking for inspirational gifts for aspiring black women in business? Your Next Level Life is unlike other self-help books for women. It’s a guide to opportunity that recognizes and celebrates the true magic of ambitious black women.

Adopt the 7 rules of power, confidence, and opportunity and you can find success:

  • Create all the money you need
  • Position yourself like a star
  • Connect with other powerful women

Give a gift of confidence. If you have read books such as Pussy Prayers, Lead from the Outside, or The Little Black Book of Success, you’ll love Your Next Level Life.

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The Book of Awesome Girls

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True Stories of Young Women in Art, Activism, Athletics, and More

You’re a teenage girl and this is the time you’re coming into your own. Girl empowerment is more accessible than you think. In The Book of Awesome Girls celebrate famous girls who have shaped, and continue to shape, our future. Now is the time for girl power!

An uncensored history of girl power. Before they were seasoned women, little feminists were changing society and inspiring future generations. At seventeen, Malala Yousafzai was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. Days after her thirteenth birthday, Anne Frank began writing one of the most poignant glimpses of Nazi occupation. Packed with mini biographies of big she-ros, The Book of Awesome Girls features famous girls alongside the equally awesome teens omitted from the history books. With a bonus chapter on girl empowerment today, readers are invited to learn about modern figures like Greta Thunberg and Mari Copeny.

Girls just wanna have nonfiction. Driven by girl empowerment, this collection of biographies tells the unique stories of strong voices—despite age. From artists to athletes, The Book of Awesome Girls showcases a plethora of passions and skill sets to prove that strong is the new pretty. According to these famous girls, you don’t have to be of voting age to make a difference. Their true stories reveal that real difference begins by standing up and working hard. Inside, you’ll find captivating chapters such as:

  • Little Entrepreneurs: Girls With Vision
  • Beautiful Royals: Girls Who Rule the World
  • Dancers and Actresses: Turning Creativity into Social Change
  • And more!

If you’re looking for books for teen girls—or enjoyed young adult books like Teen TrailblazersHerstoryGoodnight Stories for Rebel Girls, or 100 Extraordinary Stories for Courageous Girls—then you’ll love The Book of Awesome Girls.

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Crones Don't Whine

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Celebrate the Wise Woman

Forget about getting old, aging gracefully is all about perspective. As Dr. Bolen explains in Crones Don't Whine, crone years are "growing" years in women’s lives. In this new stage, women can finally devote their time, energy, and creativity to what really matters to them.

 

For women there is nothing more liberating than age if we learn to use our energy, power, and compassion. According to Jean Shinoda Bolen, mature women can be happier than ever before and if we work together, we can change the world. This is a lighthearted manual on how to become a juicy and wise old woman. I certainly want to be one of those crones who doesn't whine!

—Isabel Allende

 

Crowning the Crone. In works like Goddesses in Everywoman and Goddesses in Older Women, bestselling author Jean Shinoda Bolen, M. D, inspired a generation of women to realize their potential and value. Hundreds of thousands of copies later, her books still affect the lives of women. Dr. Bolen is elebrated by some of the most acclaimed women and literati of the twentieth century like Isabel Allende, Gloria Steinem, and Alice Walker. In her book, Crones Don't Whine, she offers mature women thirteen qualities to cultivate personal growth during their crone years.

What’s in a crone? Life after forty doesn’t end. So why do most women treat it like it does? Put aside your midlife crisis symptoms and embrace the aging process with this archetype—Crones Don't Whine; they're juicy and they trust their own instincts. Meditating, not groveling, and choosing the path with heart, crones are fierce about what matters to them. They speak the truth with compassion. They listen to their bodies, reinvent themselves, and savor the good in their lives.

Grow and behold. Forget about getting old, aging gracefully is all about perspective. As Dr. Bolen explains, crone years are "growing" years in women’s lives. In this new stage, women can finally devote their time, energy, and creativity to what really matters to them.

Thirteen essays and practices. Featuring thirteen brief essays and small practices, this lighthearted book gives readers resources to turn to again and again. Inside, find:

  • "Crones Together Can Change the World" bonus essay
  • Dr. Bolen’s personal musings
  • A rallying call to men to become crones as well
  • And much more!

If you’re a fan of Dr. Bolen, or books like Women Rowing NorthWild Mercy, or Goddesses Never Age, order a copy of Crones Don’t Cry!

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Unabashed Women

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Celebrating Women

Well Behaved Women Seldom Make History

A thrilling journey into the badass women whose non-conventional lives left their DNA on history.

Amazing women with a story to tell. Join Mae West as she shakes up the entertainment industry with her wit and wisdom or create colorful art pieces with Yayoi Kusama that are larger than life itself. These women in history defied the expectations of conventional society to live the lives they chose, regardless of what others thought.

Words of Wisdom. Society may have labeled these fierce femmes as rebels, badass, wild, or uppity. But, these amazing women still dared to be different. With an out-of-the-box perspective, you’ll find inspiration from an array of fabulous females who will give you a lesson in being one-of-a-kind.

Unabashed Women offers you:

  • Lessons on how to break the glass ceiling
  • Biographies of trailblazing women from all walks of life
  • Empowerment through famous females who dared to go against the grain

Discover the motivational women who found their voice and inspire you to do the same.

If you enjoyed badass books like Women in ArtThe Book of Gutsy Women, or In the Company of Women, then you’ll love Unabashed Women.

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Let Me Count the Ways

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On Women, Wisdom, and Ways to Love

Before Becca Anderson was a best-selling author, she was a bright-eyed bibliophile trying to define love. In Let Me Count the Ways, the beloved writer returns with specially curated quotes and snippets of poetry, affirmations, and love letters from her favorite women.

Different ways to say I love you. Author Hoda Kotb, I Really Needed This Today, meets Sex and the City’s Carrie Bradshaw in this empowering and inspirational book for women everywhere. In the much-loved style of Rupi Kaur one-liners, Let Me Count the Ways showcases the best quotes from women alongside gorgeous illustrations. From black authors like Nigerian Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie to American authors like Joyce Carol Oates, this collection of quotes follows women from France, Cuba, Lebanon, Bulgaria, Japan, and more. Packed full of different ways to say I love you, readers can finally step into the love lives of famous women and discover that their love stories aren’t so different from ours.

Quotes specially curated for her. If there’s one thing that unites all women (and people!), it’s love. Whether painful or passionate, love is a powerful force. But you don’t have to be Wonder Woman to survive heartbreak or embark on a romantic adventure—that’s why you have your tribe of women. By collecting reflections on every kind of love and all the ways to love, Anderson uses inspirational quotes to remind women one thing—we are not alone. In chapters like “What Is Love?,” “Self Love,” and “Love Is Love Is Love,” you’ll find quotes from:

  • Love letters by Empress Josephine, Elizabeth Barrett Browning, and Abigail Adams
  • Poetry by Miss Lauryn Hill, Lady Nakatomi, and Sandra Cisneros
  • Non-binary women like George Eliot, Sidonie Gabrielle Colette, and Audre Lorde

Perfect for Galentines or as a gift for girlfriend, readers of She Believed She Could and She DidThat's What She SaidBadass Affirmations, or What Would Jane Do will love Let Me Count the Ways.

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When Women Run the World Sh*t Gets Done

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The Perfect Gift for Women Ready to Change the World

“This is a book about the power women have—and are using to help heal the broken bones of this beautiful world.” —Sherry Richert Belul, author of Say it Now: 33 Creative Ways to Say I Love You to the Most Important People in Your Life

Packed with stories of ordinary women doing extraordinary things, this book is a must-have for any woman who has ever dreamt of a better world.

Be inspired by this compelling tour de force of sisterhood. Shelly Rachanow’s book is full of powerful, courageous women who are getting vitally important sh*t done. Dive into this empowering narrative and read about:

  • A trauma surgeon working to stem the epidemic of gun violence
  • A professor who ran for office to provide a better role model for her sons
  • An educator raising India’s poorest girls out of poverty
  • Teens fighting for clean water, inspiring future generations to continue their work
  • A group of firefighters training to trek across Antarctica, raising awareness for mental health and showing young girls that they are strong and can be anything they choose
  • Activists from around the world fighting the injustices of inequality and patriarchy

One small action can inspire a movement. As these women have shown, a movement can change minds…and ultimately the world.

If you enjoyed books like Badass AffirmationsBad Girls Throughout HistoryThe Book of Gutsy Women, or Made Out of Stars, then you’ll love When Women Run the World Sh*t Gets Done.

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The Very Secret Sex Lives of Medieval Women

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What Was Sex Like for a Medieval Woman?

“Wickedly entertaining, informative and thought-provoking. An insightful, modern look at the lives of women as they were.” –– Dr. Markus Kerr, PhD, MDR.

#1 New Release in Etiquette Guides & Advice

An inside look at sexual practices in medieval times. Were medieval women slaves to their husband's desires, jealously secured in a chastity belt in his absence? Was sex a duty or could it be a pleasure? Did a woman have a say about her own female sexuality, body, and who did or didn’t get up close and personal with it? No. And yes. It’s complicated.

Romance, courtship, and behind closed doors. The intimate lives of medieval women were as complex as for modern women. They loved and lost, hoped and schemed, were lifted up and cast down. They were hopeful and lovelorn. Some had it forced upon them, others made aphrodisiacs and dressed for success. Some were chaste and some were lusty. Having sex was complicated. Not having sex, was even more so.

Inside The Very Secret Sex Lives of Medieval Women, a fascinating book about life during medieval times, you will discover tantalizing true stories about medieval women and a myriad of historical facts. Learn about:

  • The true experiences of women from all classes, including women who made history
  • The dos and don’ts in the bedroom
  • Sexy foods and how to have them
  • All you need to know for your wedding night, and well as insider medical advice
  • How to get pregnant (and how not to), and more

Fans of The Time Traveller’s Guide to Medieval England, Medieval Women and Terry Jonses’s Medieval Lives will meet real women and hear their voices in The Very Secret Sex Lives of Medieval Women.

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A Modern Approach to the Birds and the Bees

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How to Raise a Sexually Healthy, Safe, and Informed Child in Our Modern World

A Modern Approach to the Birds and the Bees is the only book you’ll need for teaching sex education... —Amanda DeLis-Mireles, mother of four (ages 4–17) and teacher

#1 New Release in Human Sexuality and Health Education & Teaching

This book enables parents to engage in effective age-appropriate, evidence-based, integrated discussions with their children to optimize sexual health and reduce risk behaviors.

Raise sexually healthy kids. As parents, we want our children to be armed with scientifically accurate sexual education. But many of us lack the information, tools, and skill to be able to effectively engage in these complex conversations with our children. This book is an essential tool for parents, informing them about key issues surrounding sexual health so that they are better equipped to engage in age-appropriate, evidence-based, informed discussions with their children that improve sexual health and reduce risk behaviors throughout their lives.

Help your kids through puberty and beyond. Dr. Pickering knows that your children are going to face unique and difficult issues as they grow up. To help you prepare, A Modern Approach to the Birds and the Bees covers controversial and sensitive topics, diving into questions that many parents are afraid to ask. The chapters are written in an accessible format that will be easy for parents to understand and pass on to their kids. This book also takes an inclusive approach to sex education, capturing the unique concerns and questions related to modern sexuality, including:

  • Issues related to social media and the internet
  • Topics such as consent and personal safety
  • Unique concerns in the LGBTQ+ community

Parents looking for age-appropriate books on sexuality and puberty like Celebrate Your Body (and Its Changes, Too!), Growing Up Great!Boys & Sex, and Girls & Sex will love the scientifically based educational tools in A Modern Approach to the Birds and the Bees.

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Raising the Resistance

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The New Feminist Manifesto for Badass Moms

Acknowledging the dual role of mother and citizen, Scary Mommy writer and mom Farrah Alexander, provides empowerment and guidance for the modern progressive mother.

On the intersection of feminism and motherhood. Mothers are a force to be reckoned with. And after the Women’s March and midterm elections, moms have surely secured their spot in today's feminist movement. But for those who aren’t ready to make a bid for the presidency, the way forward can seem daunting and unclear. Whether it’s correcting a misinformed family member about gender equality or running for political office, this bold and accessible primer presents active parents with different types of activism they can incorporate into their parenting, no matter how big or small.

When active parents support the feminist movement. With practical guidance, political commentary, and inspiration, this feminist manifesto for moms tackles problems from political representation to sexual misconduct. It doesn’t just validate present-day feminist frustration, it also offers practical ways to channel it into solutions. Most importantly, it proves that by planting seeds of empathy and political awareness in their children, moms can raise their children to be change-makers. They can raise the resistance.

Inside, learn:

  • Self-care techniques for badass moms
  • Strategies for becoming a role model in today’s feminist movement
  • Different types of activism moms can use to take a stand
  • And more!

If you enjoyed books like Good and MadUnladylike, and Fight Like a Mother, then you’ll love Raising the Resistance.

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I Am Not a Juvenile Delinquent

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Letting It Go—A Bereaving Mother, Delinquent Girls, and the Power of Rehabilitative Poetry Therapy

"Anyone who has suffered and cares about our world (that probably includes everyone) will be moved and changed by this book.” ―Elizabeth Lesser, author of the New York Times bestseller Broken Open: How Difficult Times Can Help Us Grow 

Experience the poignant real-life story of how author Sharon Charde was saved by her relationship with incarcerated young women at Touchstone, a residential all-female treatment center in Litchfield, Connecticut. And, learn how these young women—confined for crimes such as using drugs, truancy, assault, prostitution, and running away—were rehabilitated by their poetry teacher.

Letting go of grief and loss by writing poetry as therapy. I Am Not a Juvenile Delinquent is a book for fans of the acclaimed movie Stand and Deliver. After the death of her child, a grief-stricken psychotherapist, teacher, and writer volunteers as a poetry teacher at a residential treatment facility for “delinquent” girls. Here, their mutual support nourishes and enriches each other, though not without large quantities of drama and recalcitrance. As Sharon and the girls share their losses through weekly writing, they came to realize their unlimited potential and poetic talents.

Healing from trauma. Healing can come in surprising ways across age and social class, as it did for both the girls and Sharon. But what happens when Sharon finally grasps that the most challenging experiences are the best teachers? Narrated in five parts, the book also contains poems written by the girls, as well as excerpts from their writing, Sharon’s son’s writing, and her own.

If you have read books such as Why are All the Black Kids Sitting Together in the Cafeteria?For White Folks Who Teach in the HoodThe Freedom Writers DiaryBetween the World and MeSo You Want to Talk about Race, or Reviving Ophelia; you will love I Am Not a Juvenile Delinquent.

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Book of Awesome Women Writers

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Famous Female Authors Who Wrote Their Way Into History

“An absolute 'must read' for anyone thinking that centuries of literature being almost exclusively dominated by men.”—Library Bookwatch

From the first recorded writer to current bestsellers, Becca Anderson takes us through time and highlights historical women who have left their mark on the literary world.

Historical women writers. This expansive compilation of historical women writers is a chance to delve deeper into the lives and works of famous female authors and learn about some lesser-known greats. Some of the many female authors you will love learning about include: Maya Angelou, Jane Austen, Judy Blume, Rachel Carson, Nadine Gordimer, Dorothy Parker, Joyce Carol Oates, and many, many more.

Explore subjects and literary forms women writers have to offer. The works of these historical women vary greatly. Each is as unique and significant as the women who penned them. With the help of writers, editors, librarians, booksellers, and more, Anderson has crafted a must-read book for women of every background.

Celebrate the impact women have made in our culture. This feminist book is a beacon of brilliance. It is the perfect gift for artists, intellectuals, and anyone who seeks to be inspired by words and profound lives. Most of all, it is a celebration of the journeys and accomplishments of historical women who have worked to have their voices heard in black and white letters across the world.

In this book find:

  • Engaging chapters such as “Prolific Pens,” “Mystics, Memoirists, and Madwomen,” and “Banned, Blacklisted, and Arrested”
  • A plethora of new additions to your reading list
  • Confirmation that the female voice is awesome, and an essential part of literature
  • Interesting facts about beloved authors like Dorothy Parker, Jane Austen and many more

If you enjoyed titles such as Women in Art, Before They Were Authors, or Book of Awesome Women, then you’ll love The Book of Awesome Women Writers.

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Fabulous Female Firsts

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You Can’t Keep a Good Woman Down

Societal mores of sexism and misogyny have kept generations of women on the sidelines of history. But in every era, there are women who refuse to sit back in the shadows. Fabulous Female Firsts is a celebration of those women—the role models who proved that with enough daring and enough tenacity, the impossible can become possible.

Enough is Not Enough. That’s what she said. From rebel girls who refused to let their wings be clipped to the suffragettes who claimed new space for women, each trailblazer in this collection of biographies pushed the boundaries for what was possible for women in their time, even if it meant being seen as stubborn, improper, or just a trainwreck. This book is in praise of “difficult women” who made the world a better place.

Feminism Throughout History. Maybe you know their names, but do you know their stories? You’ll find inspiration in the company of women. This collection includes the stories of some of the most fabulous women in world history, including Aretha Franklin, Sandra Day O’Connor, Lucy Walker, Sally Ride, Kathryn Bigelow, Misty Copeland, Viola Desmond, Pauli Murray, Emma Gatewood, General Anna Hays, Junko Tabei, and Gertrude Ederle.

Young readers and people of all ages who are inspired by The Diary of Anne Frank and the life of Harriet Tubman will find new heroes in this book. If you enjoyed feminist books like The Book of Awesome Women, Bad Girls Throughout History, and Behind Every Great Man, you’ll love the inspiring stories in Fabulous Female Firsts: The Trailblazers Who Led the Way.

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Victory for the Vote

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Women’s Suffrage and the Continuing Fight for Women’s Rights

“Weatherford’s book traces the philosophical roots of the Seneca Falls convention to the 17th century and women who defied the dominant religious leadership in the nascent American colonies.” ―Publishers Weekly 

2020 Winner Sarton Women's Literary Award for Nonfiction

An inspirational women’s rights gift. 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 women’s 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 Women’s History Month, feminism, and recognize the challenges that still remain on the road to human rights for all

If you enjoyed books such as And Yet They Persisted, Suffrage by Ellen Carol DuBois, I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou, 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.

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Write to Restore

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Using Your Words to Heal

A holistic approach to recovering from trauma. Creative writing is increasingly becoming a go-to method for trauma recovery. There is great power in the written word, and even more so when those words are our own. Journaling provides a cathartic release of emotions because it allows us to not only process past experiences but also reflect on how we’re feeling in the present moment. In this way, writing is one of the most easily accessible self-care practices.

Give voice to what has been silenced. Healing from trauma can be a slow and painful process, especially for sexual trauma survivors, who are often shamed into keeping their experience to themselves. This companion journal to Jen Cross's book Writing Ourselves Whole is a space to put the pain on a page, and in doing so, release the hold it has on us and restore our bodies and minds.

Creativity as a tool for change. Trauma and violence leave a distinct mark on our lives, one that is not easily erased. Writing on our own or with a community or group can be an extremely transformative process for creating change both within ourselves and socially. It encourages discussions about mental and emotional health that lead to finding more approaches to healing.

Jen Cross has worked with sexual trauma survivors for over fifteen years and founded an organization that is devoted to creating spaces for survivors to write and talk about their experiences. In this self-help journal, you will find:

  • A 60-day guided journey to healing from your experience
  • Sixteen writing exercises that gently prompt writers deeper into their experiences and into renewal
  • Follow-up readings, additional exercises, and suggested uses for your writing

If you’ve worked through books such as Start Where You AreHealing the Wounded Heart, and Present, Not Perfect then Our Words Restore Us will provide further support and restoration for your healing process.

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Letters from a Better Me

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Empower Yourself, Change the World

Self-esteem for empowerment. By practicing affirmations each day, you will become stronger emotionally and psychologically. Writing letters to yourself can be a powerful affirming process that will give you the courage to face adversity and help you develop resilience that can get you through anything. Become the very best and strongest you can be with the unique tools and practices in Letters from a Better Me.

Embrace forgiveness and let go. After recognizing the issues and trauma we deal with, it is essential to move into a place of forgiveness and gratitude. When we decide to be grateful for the hard times, rather than resent them, we open ourselves up for positive transformation. This motivational book provides us with the tools we need to build our self-worth and leave fear behind so we can welcome a more loving and compassionate focus.

The art of staying present. There is power in planting ourselves in the present. It allows us to evaluate where we are and what direction we want to be heading in. In the last part of the book, Wolff guides readers through creating action plans. She encourages us to create positive change and foster long-lasting energy and focus. In turn, we develop the skills necessary to advocate both for ourselves and others, in a way that builds us up without tearing others down.

Those looking for a self-help book for women will find everything they’re looking for and more in Rachael Wolff’s Letters from a Better Me. Open it up and find…

  • Letters that promise to inspire and empower you to pursue positive change
  • Guides at the end of each chapter for writing your own letters
  • A chance to grow from difficult times and write your way back to who you want to be

Readers of titles such as Judgement DetoxI Am That GirlWhat I Know NowLoving What Is, and Girl, Stop Apologizing will find further healing and empowerment in Rachael Wolff’s Letters from a Better Me.

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Dads for Daughters

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Build a More Equitable World for Your Daughter

“If you’re a dad who wants to create a fairer and more equal world for your daughters to thrive in, this book is a must-read!” —Jerry Yang, cofounder & former CEO of Yahoo! Inc.

Winner 2020 Living Now Gold Award, Family & Parenting
Finalist 2020 Indie Book Award for Social Change

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 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, or We Should All Be Feminists. This book is great for men who love nasty women.

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The Difficult Mother-Daughter Relationship Journal

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#1 New Release in Parent & Adult Child Relationships ─ Healing for Mothers and Daughters

A compassionate guide: Karen C.L. Anderson is a storyteller, feminist, and speaker who views the world through the lens of curiosity and fascination. As a mother-daughter relationship expert, she gently guides readers through revealing painful patterns in their relationships to finding ultimate healing. Her book isn’t a quick fix. Rather, she writes to help mothers and daughters heal and either reconcile or peacefully separate.

Tips and tools for healing: Anderson comes prepared in this book to offer readers practical advice for creating a healthier relationship. Her previous book, The Peaceful Daughter’s Guide to Separating from a Difficult Mother, was an international bestseller, and she offers new practical wisdom in this journal. From setting healthy boundaries to creating a new outlook, Anderson helps readers create peace in their troubled relationships.

You’re not alone in the struggle: Studies suggest that nearly 30% of women have been estranged from their mothers at some point. It can be difficult to talk about the strain of mother and daughter relationships because they are so often glorified in our society as one of the most precious bonds. If anything, however, that makes them more important to talk about.

Anderson’s book is ideal for mothers and daughters alike, whether they read it separately or together. Open it up and find:

  • Various prompts and practices for building a relationship around healthy interdependence rather than dysfunctional codependence
  • A way to transform things that create pain into a source of wisdom and creativity
  • An informative and intriguing self-care gift for women in the form of a healing journal

Readers of self-help books such as Mothers Who Can’t LoveAdult Children of Emotionally Immature Parents, and Difficult Mothers, Adult Daughters will find a wonderful source of help and healing in Anderson’s The Difficult Mother-Daughter Relationship Journal.

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Friendship Isn't a Big Thing, It's a Million Little Things

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A Tribute to Female Friendships

“…she shares the elements of female empowerment with her readers so that they can see the power of connection between women." ―Nerdy Girl Express

Whether the friendship is decades old or just beginning, we share a unique relationship with these women, a connection wholly different even from what we share with husbands or boyfriends.

Be inspired by strong female friendships. Celebrate the bonds you’ve built with the wonderful women in your life. The bond shared among girlfriends is like no other. They foster the feminist practice of women supporting and enabling other women. Best-selling author and blogger Becca Anderson has long been moved by the inspirational quotes and stories of groundbreaking women (as seen in her bestselling title, The Book of Awesome Women), and is now sharing some of that female empowerment with us.

Fill your heart with gratitude for your soul sisters. We know how much we love our friends, but do they know? This book reminds us just how valuable our bonds with our gal pals are. To those who answer the phone at 4 a.m. and drop everything to help a girl out, to the ones who are there for both the tearful wine nights and the champagne-worthy celebrations. As Becca Anderson says, “Our friends are some of the great loves of our lives. Mine have seen me through tough times and we have so much shared joy. My life advice is simple: make friends and treasure them.”

By reading Friendship Isn’t a Big Thing, It’s a Million Little Things, you will find:

  • Renewed value in the friendships you share with women
  • Inspiration for growing in those relationships and further supporting your friends
  • Reasons to celebrate the unique love you find in female friendship

If you’ve enjoyed books such as Big FriendshipBadass AffirmationsThat’s What She Said, and Friends, you will love Friendship Isn’t a Big Thing, It’s a Million Little Things: The Art of Female Friendship by bestselling author Becca Anderson.

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