Promises to Myself

By

Beautiful Poems About Life

The important promises are the ones we make to ourselves. So begins artist and writer Mary Anne Radmacher's beautiful ode to promises—those we make, those we keep, those we renew, those we live up to. In this motivational book, Radmacher inspires us to discover the promises that make life sweet. To count our promises and our blessings. To delve into our hearts to discover the promises of our life's purpose.

It's not about what was—it's about what may be. Promises to Myself is one big self-love poem for the heart, soul, and mind. This beautiful rendition of handlettered, visual poetry is a book to keep near at hand and return to often.

Listen to the music of love and respect. Reflecting on the promises of your everyday life will deepen your satisfaction and heighten your clarity. In this inspirational poetry with a purpose, you will find illustrated thoughts on:

  • Promises of Friendship, Family, and Love
  • Promises of Possibility
  • Promises to the World

Readers of visual poetry and inspirational poems about life like Milk and Honey and The Sun and Her Flowers by Rupi Kaur; 2Fish; and Gmorning, Gnight! will be inspired by Mary Anne Radmacher's Promises to Myself.

Read more

An A-Z Guide to Healing Foods

By

Conari Wellness
Filled with science, natural remedies and modern wisdom, this portable and concise reference is needed by those confused by the all the claims of superfoods or who want to make an informed decision about what foods are best for them. Yoga instructor, nutrition expert and active mother Elise Collins has compiled a compact yet comprehensive list of healing foods, their vitamin and mineral content, and what they do to promote health, prevent disease, and decrease symptoms of illness. Arranged alphabetically and complete with a crossreference for what's best to eat to treat specific ailments, this guidebook to nutrition is designed to be as convenient as a shopping list. Included are preparation tips and recipes make this the ultimate tool for joyful eating and radiant health. The A-Z Guide to Healing Foods inspires the reader to explore, prepare, procure, grow, taste, savor, and above all, enjoy healing foods. This guide will steer readers towards fabulous foods that foster an overall sense of well being.
Read more

Where Would I Be Without You?

By

Women Learning from Women

Here comes advice, inspiration, and fun from bestselling author BJ Gallagher. From Katherine Hepburn to her friend Suzanne, Where Would I Be Without You? brings the experiences and life lessons of women from all walks of life.

When women choose wisdom over wiles. True wisdom is the ability to learn from other people's experiences, and although we learn from books, movies, and preachers, women also learn from other women. With inspiring stories, funny words of wisdom, and positive affirmations for women, Where Would I Be Without You? brings female empowerment to all generations of strong women.

Where would we be without women? Where Would I Be Without You? is all about being thankful for the women in your life (and their wit). Whether our mothers or sisters, writers or inventors, sometimes we have to celebrate the women and girls around us. In this colorful book, Gallagher has collected pages of advice on love, work, growing older, and staying young; making readers ask what is wisdom, what does wisdom mean to these women, and most importantly, where would I be without you?

If you’re thankful and grateful for the women around you, and enjoyed books like Badass AffirmationsIn Praise of Difficult Women, or The Shared Wisdom of Mothers and Daughters, then you’ll love Where Would I Be Without You.

Read more

A-Z Guide to Food Additives

By

Transform Your Diet from Heart-Pounding to Heart-Healthy

#1 Bestseller in Diet Therapy, Diet & Nutrition

A personal nutritionist right in the palm of your hand, this guide will transform your grocery list and encourage healthy eating habits that will have you selecting the best foods for your body.

Here’s a tongue twister. Say cochineal extract, diacetyl, teriary butylhydroquinone, BHA, HFCS, and MSG. It's not just knowing how to pronounce what's in your food, it's knowing what it does and how it can affect you. The average American consumes about 150 pounds of food additives per year. With so many processed foods on the supermarket shelves, it can be hard to navigate the waters to an additive free diet.

Change the way you eat and shop.  A-Z Guide to Food Additives provides heart healthy tips while helping you avoid undesirable food additives. Also, get the rundown on which additives do no harm and may even be nutritious. Put this book in your purse or pocket and head down to your grocery store with a grocery list in one hand and your newfound knowledge in the other.

A-Z Guide to Food Additives delivers:

  • Essential nutrition advice
  • Hints on what to look for when reading those unreadable ingredient labels
  • Tips on buying fresh produce in order to avoid pesticides

Designed with you in mind. This little book will serve as an "additive translator" when navigating through the minefield of additives that may cause allergic reactions. Certain ingredients can contribute to headaches, fatigue, breathing difficulties and bloating. Included are safety ratings for 300 ingredients and reference charts for additives that may cause cancer or allergic reactions or that should be limited for sodium sensitive individuals.

If you enjoyed heart healthy reads such as The Obesity Code, Lose Weight Like Crazy, or How Not to Die, then you’ll love A-Z Guide to Food Additives.

Read more

Mother's Love Is...

By

Homage to Mothers Everywhere

The work that mothers do and the love they give cannot be praised enough. This powerful book of motherhood quotes is dedicated to the loving role that moms play in their children’s lives.

Inspiring quotes for moms. While it’s difficult to truly capture the weight and power of a mother’s love, this book by author Mina Parker comes close. Filled with a diverse pool of quotes, many from incredible women such as Oprah Winfrey, Erma Bombeck, and Erica Jong, as well as African proverbs, Parker crafted a book that beautifully details a mother’s heart. In addition, each quote is masterfully paired with a single sentence that expresses what a mother’s love is.

A testament to the power of love. This book demonstrates that a mother’s love is truly so many things. A mother’s love is both powerful and gentle, all knowing and yet all forgiving. It never fails to find us when we need it, and it lifts us up when we’re down. These quotes celebrate motherhood, and the joy, comfort, courage, inspiration, and most of all, love that moms bring into our lives. Each word offered in this book is in praise of mothers everywhere and honors the love they carry.

Open up this inspirational book and find:

  • A beautiful and thoughtful curation of quotes
  • An insight into what it means to be a mother
  • The perfect gift for new moms, seasoned moms, and soon-to-be moms!

Readers of books like Great Quotes from Great WomenI Really Needed This TodayBeautifully SaidWords to Live By, or Badass Affirmations will love Mina Parker’s Mother’s Love Is….

Read more

What Would You Do If You Ran the World?

By

Find A New Level of Confidence and Help Change the World

What would you do if you ran the world? If you knew you couldn’t fail? Maybe it’s time to stop wondering and start putting it into practice. Shelly Rachanow’s daily words of encouragement will give you inspiration, hope, and words of courage to help you discover confidence in yourself.

Your acts, both big and small, matter. Learn about a teenage girl and CNN hero, kids in Zimbabwe saving their part of the planet, and a busy mom who is not too busy to work every day to help impoverished families live better lives. What Would You Do If You Ran the World? shows you how to take control of the things you want to change about yourself and the world around you.

Find the confidence and courage to change the world. Shelly Rachanow’s book contains a diverse collection of brave, beautiful, brilliant, creative, and totally possible ideas that women have shared, complemented by inspirational quotes from famous women and action lists like "Ten Things You Can Start Doing Now." Rachanow's warm and encouraging voice motivates readers to join other amazing women who are kicking serious butt for the good of all. Learn to:

  • Listen to your own guiding voice
  • Get involved in your own community
  • Live a satisfying life of "inspiration in action”

If you enjoyed books that brought out your inner rockstar such as UntamedLet That Sh*t Go, or You Are a Badass, then you’ll love What Would You Do If You Ran the World?

Read more

Big Book of Women's Trivia

By

Useless Facts and Funny Trivia for Women

"Women's matters are anything but trivial." --Anon (who was a woman)

Fun facts. Women outnumber men by five to one in shoplifting convictions. The very first Artichoke Queen was Marilyn Monroe in 1947. Diamonds didn’t become a girl’s best friend until the thirteenth century. Before that, they were for men only. The first human cannonball was a woman named Zazel, who was launched into the air through the use of a giant spring inside a cannon. Researchers at Northwestern University want us to know that men change their minds two to three times more than women. Queen Mary I of England and Ireland was a Catholic who had Protestants tortured and killed. Her actions provoked the nickname “Bloody Mary”, which inspired the cocktail. (Excerpt. © Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.)

Trivia challenges. The Big Book of Women’s Trivia arms you with little known facts about the history, fame, fortunes, fashions, and fictions of the female species–enough to impress your mother and your boss, to win arguments with your boyfriends and husbands, and to generally know more about your fabulous female self.

The Big Book of Women’s Trivia spans history, crosses cultures, ranges from the silly to the salacious to the truly useful and back again. Designed to delight the feminist in you, Alicia Alvrez's book is organized into ten trivia-filled chapters: Women and Their Wardrobes, The Body Beautiful—and Not So, Ladies’ Matters of Love, In the Ladies’ Room, Ladies Look at the Animal Kingdom, Women Doing It for Themselves, Saintly Manifestations and Royal Subjects, Women’s Sporting Life, Celebrity Sightings of the Female Variety, and finally, Final Feminine Facts You Absolutely Can’t Live Without.

If you are a fan of the board game Trivial Pursuit and books such as What If399 Games Puzzles & Trivia ChallengesUncle John's Bathroom Reader, or The Totally Awesome Book of Useless Information; you will love owning The Big Book of Women’s Trivia.

Read more

Wild Women and Books

By

Celebrate Famous Women in History

Learn all about the little-known history of the most impactful and revered female authors in this book by best-selling author Brenda Knight. In Wild Women and Books, dive deeper into the lives and inspirations behind iconic feminists and some of the most famous women in history.

Gain inspiration from these feminist stories. As a celebration of perhaps the most revered and radical women writers, best-selling author Brenda Knight brings more than one hundred female authors to life for those looking for inspiration. In chapters such as “Literary First Ladies,” “Ink in Their Veins,” “Banned, Blacklisted, and Arrested,” and so many others, these women and their tumultuous and admirable paths to literary expression make up the most inspiring and unique gift for women looking to make a difference in their day-to-day lives.

One of the best gifts ideas for women in your life. From religious transcribers and political dissidents to erotic playwrights and romantic poets, Wild Women and Books leaves no subject and literary form untouched. This feminist book honors those women whose pens pioneered, persevered, and proved that the female voice is brilliant.

In Wild Women and Books, discover:

  • Some of the most famous women in history
  • The first recorded writer, Enheduanna of Sumeria
  • The stories of critically acclaimed female authors, such as the iconic Toni Morrison
  • And so much more!

If you found inspiration in feminist books like Monster, She Wrote; Women of Means; or The Consequences of Feminism, you’ll love Wild Women and Books!

Read more

Random Kinds of Factness

By

This latest romp through history, politics, religion, and science from the dyno-duo Barrett and Mingo is sure to tickle the fancy of trivia buffs everywhere. Amuse your date, impress your boss, bore your kids, or be the 6th caller to win a pair of tickets to the nose-flute band concert All because you know that a Twinkie in the microwave will explode in 45 seconds, that you have a 1 in 3,448,276 chance of dying from a snake bite, that 342 cases of tea were tossed into the "hahbah" during the Boston Tea Party or that white rhinoceroses are not actually white but grey (you'll have to read the book to discover why). Barrett and Mingo, partners in life and crime (er, writing) can do a thing or two with random facts, and this book ranks right up there. From the time the Wallace family made famous books of lists of one kind or another, readers have found fascination--or maybe just food for their obsessions--in books like Random Kinds of Factness.
Read more

Wild Women Talk Back

By

The Meaning of Life as Told by Wild and Brave Women

Wild Women Talk Back is for any women out there looking for inspiration, empowerment, or even just a laugh. The iconic women quoted in this book are sassy, full of wisdom, wickedly funny, and just what you need to remind you that girls run the world.

Motivational words from the greats. These women—movie stars, politicians, musicians, and writers—remind us to be unapologetically ourselves. Their power-packed words cut to the truth of femininity and reveal what being a woman in this world looks like, not shying away from the harsh realities as well as the joys and pleasures. The inspirational women quoted here offer their own brash brand of counsel and commentary on themes common to women's lives and act as a guide, comic relief, and a source of empowerment for all women.

Rejoice in your wild side. This book is more than a compilation of inspirational quotes for women—it’s an invitation to embrace and live out your wild and beautiful feminine self. Not only will these empowering quotes lift your spirits, but they will make you stop and think about the meaning of life and women’s invaluable role in the world. Wild Women author Autumn Stephens introduces each section, shedding contemporary light on the collection of quotes from awe-inspiring and unforgettable women such as Madonna, Lucille Ball, and Mary, Queen of Scots. Open up this book packed with quotes about being a woman and learn more about:

  • Insight into everything from sex to motherhood, physical appearance to self-esteem, and coping with a career to finding wisdom
  • The hilariously and shockingly relatable experiences of women throughout the ages
  • The timeless wit and wisdom that women have to offer

Readers of books such as Badass AffirmationsIn the Company of WomenThat’s What She Said, and Great Quotes from Great Women will love Wild Women Talk Back by Autumn Stephens.

Read more

It Takes a Certain Type to Be a Writer

By

Totally Riveting Utterly Entertaining Trivia
Erin Barrett and Jack Mingo are the Queen and King of trivia, relied upon by game shows including Who Wants to be a Millionaire? and game manufacturers. Millions of people read their daily newspaper column and together they've written twenty books. The sixth book in the 'Totally Riveting Utterly Entertaining (TRUE) Trivia Series' puts a magnifying lens on the wacky world of writers. It Takes a Certain Type to Be a Writer will tell you everything you could possibly want, or were afraid, to know about writers, publishing, and the writing life. Bitesized facts are organized into chapters including "Everyone's a Critic," "Stranger than Fiction," "From Bad to Verse," "Kiddie Lit," "A Word's Worth," and many more. You'll learn things like: where Proust wrote (in bed with gloves on)/ what Voltaire drank (70 cups of coffee a day)/ and how James Cain prepared himself for yet another publisher's rejection. (The title The Postman Always Rings Twice had nothing to do with the plot of the bestselling novel. It was a private joke of author James Cain. His postman would ring his doorbell twice whenever the many-times-rejected manuscript came back from a publisher.)
Read more

Not Another Apple for the Teacher

By

Totally Riveting Utterly Entertaining Trivia
From devastating remarks made by teachers ("Addled, backward dunce" said about young Thomas Edison) to the rich and famous on campus (William Randolph Hearst kept a pet alligator at Harvard), this is a spirited and humorous collection of facts about teachers and students.
Read more

Cats Don't Always Land on Their Feet

By

Every little fact cat lovers could want to know about the mysterious creatures that live in their homes is contained in this collection. For example, cats use at least a hundred different sounds to communicate and can pronounce thirteen vowel sounds and seven or eight consonant sounds; housecats typically blink twice a minute; and in ancient Egypt, the penalty for killing a cat was death
Read more

Al Capone Was a Golfer

By

Totally Riveting Utterly Entertaining Trivia
What is it about the game of golf that can cause otherwise normal folks to lose all perspective? More than one person has seen their loved one become consumed with the details of the quality of wood used in clubs, or the type of cleats on their shoes. What is it about the game of golf that can cause otherwise normal folks to lose all perspective? More than one person has seen their loved one become consumed with the details of the quality of wood used in clubs, the type of cleats on their shoes, the distance between their feet, and the direction of the wind, not to mention statistics, statistics, statistics. Featuring more than 500 facts about the sport that Paul Harvey describes as "a game in which you shout 'fore, ' shoot six, and write down five." Readers learn that experts believe shepherds invented the game using their staffs to bat around stones and that 12 percent of all lightning fatalities happen on the golf course
Read more

Doctors Killed George Washington

By

Totally Riveting Utterly Entertaining Trivia
It's no joke that we are all fascinated by the medical profession and the people in it. With Doctors Killed George Washington, trivia mavens Erin Barrett and Jack Mingo explore accidental medical discoveries, medical follies, bizarre cures, and more. This titillating tome puts doctors and medical history under the microscope and exposes more than 500 little-known facts and outrageous oddities from the wild world of medicine. Did you know? Before the advent of surgery, ancient Egyptian doctors put their patients under by hitting them on the head with a mallet.
Read more

Dracula Was a Lawyer

By

Totally Riveting Utterly Entertaining Trivia
We are all fascinated by the legal system and the people behind it. With Dracula Was a Lawyer, trivia experts Erin Barrett and Jack Mingo explore lawyers we love to hate (until we need one ), the pitfalls in our legal system, celebrity lawyers, and more. This compendium puts lawyers and legal history on trial and exposes over 500 outrageous oddities from the wild world of law.
Read more