Badass Affirmations

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Positive Affirmations and Motivational Quotes for a Badass

“No matter how you use it, there can be benefits for you and your daily life.”—Nerdy Girl Express

#1 Best Seller in Popular Culture, Quotations, Women’s Studies, Love & Marriage Humor, Self-Esteem, LGBT, and Trivia

Badass Affirmations is full of positive affirmations, profiles of powerful real-life heroines, and inspirational quotes for women. Packed with just the right amount of sass, this book is the perfect women empowerment gift for you and all your fabulous BFFs.

Even a badass needs positive affirmations. No one leaps out of bed knowing they’re amazing and about to have an incredible day. We find ourselves rushing around, working hard to please others—and often we find ourselves making everyone happy but our own damn selves. Badass Affirmations is here to stop the negativity with positive quotes and affirmations from powerful women.

Discover strong women quotes and encouraging self-affirmations. In Badass Affirmations, positive living and affirmation queen Becca Anderson reminds you that you are pretty darn great. Inside this motivational quotes and affirmations book, you’ll be fired up by inspirational quotes for women, by women. Alongside these women empowerment quotes, you’ll gain new knowledge of the badass ladies who have left their mark on the world with a mix of short bios and longer profiles. And when you’re done learning from other fierce females, you can work on affirming yourself with uplifting journal prompts.

Read Badass Affirmations and:

  • Learn the habit of affirming yourself daily
  • Empower yourself and strengthen your self-esteem
  • Be encouraged by words of wit and wisdom

Readers of affirmations books and positive quote books for women like Let That Sh*t Go, A Year of Positive Thinking, or Beautifully Said will love the inspirational quotes for women in Badass Affirmations.

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Badass Black Girl

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Badass Black Girl
Celebrating and Empowering Black Lives and Black Authors

A Daily Dose of Affirmations Celebrating Black Joy for Teen Girls

“This book is a celebration, an affirmation, a history text, a little bit of memoir, and an exuberant prayer for the prosperity of Black women.” ―Ashley M. Jones, author of Magic City Gospel

Publishers Weekly Select Title for Young Readers
2021 In the Margins Book Award Winner, Top Title for YA Nonfiction
#1 Best Seller and Gift Idea in Teen & Young Adult Cultural Heritage Biographies

Affirmations for strong, fearless Black girls. Wisdom from Badass Black female trailblazers who accomplished remarkable things in literature, entertainment, STEM, politics and law, sports and more.

Explore the many facets of your identity through hundreds of big and small questions. In this book and affirmations journal created for Black girls, M.J. Fievre tackles topics such as family and friends, school and careers, body image, and stereotypes. By reflecting on these themes, you confront the issues that can hold you back from discovering your inner Black joy. 

Embrace authenticity and celebrate who you are. Finding the courage to live as you are is not easy, so here’s a journal designed to help you nurture creativity and positive self-awareness.

Change the way you view the world. This affirmations journal provides words of encouragement focused on Black joy to inspire and ignite discussion. You are growing up in a world that tries to tell you how to look and act. Fight the flow and determine for yourself who you want to be.

Badass Black Girl helps you to:

  • Build and boost your self-esteem with powerful, positive affirmations
  • Learn more about yourself through insightful journaling
  • Become confident in your authentic Black girl self

If books for teens like Black Girl, White School; This Book is Antiracist; or Well-Read Black Girl have interested you, then Badass Black Girl should be the next book you read. Also, be sure to check out M.J. Fievre’s Empowered Black Girl (2021) and Resilient Black Girl (2021).

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The Origin of Names, Words and Everything in Between

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Dive Into the Fun Facts Behind Names and Word Origins

The best-selling book is back in it’s second volume with more names, more words, and even more in-between than before!

What’s in a name?  The answer is far more complex and interesting than you may think. From the person behind the popular Youtube channel, NameExplain, comes the second volume of his best-selling book The Origin of Names, Words and Everything in Between. This new book is a fun, interesting and educational journey through the world of etymology. It covers a huge array of names from a variety of topic areas, and includes a bunch of  random facts behind the names. From first names, to bodies of water―there’s no name big or small, important or obscure that won’t be explained.

Find fun facts. Presented in a light and entertaining manner, The Origin of Names compels you to learn a ton of things you didn’t know you wanted to know. Unlike a dictionary, everything in this book is easy to understand and can be read from start to finish, or in short bursts. It’s also a lot more fun to read―Patrick explains each name with jokes and quips you’re bound to enjoy, and it’s full of pictures too! Be the know-it-all you always wanted to be.

In The Origin of Names you’ll:

  • Learn fascinating word origins and bizarre name meanings
  • Be able to entertain yourself and friends with random facts
  • Gain honor and renown for your unrivaled knowledge of etymology

If you enjoyed books like Interesting Stories For Curious People, Stuff You Should Know, or The Great Book of American Idioms, then you’ll love The Origin of Names, Words and Everything in Between: Volume II.

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A Little Book of Thank Yous

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Say “Thank You” with a Happy Heart

“With this book, you’ll find yourself moving towards a happier and more fulfilling life. Gratitude is easy to embrace and very powerful.” ―Nina Lesowitz, bestselling author of Living Life as a Thank You

To say “Thank You” and to mean it benefits everybody. Kindness makes us strong, so write your thanks, message it, shout it from the rooftops—it's good for the one who hears it and better for the one who says it.

Discover why gratitude is important and the wonder of expressing gratitude daily. Gratitude brings abundance to you and to those around you—we all like to be acknowledged for our efforts. Author Addie Johnson shows us just how easy it is to improve your friendships and other relationships by expressing words of thanks. She offers us gratitude practices to grab on the run or to sit with and ponder, describes gratitude affirmations, and sets out to teach herself—and her readers—how to say “Thank You.”

This “Thank You” book is a small book with a great big heart. We all have things to be grateful for. Feeling gratitude is something that we can all relate to, and this theme runs throughout A Little Book of Thank Yous. From Winston Churchill to Barack Obama, from Shakespeare to Virginia Woolf to Meister Eckhart, Addie Johnson pulls the best gratitude quotes from people from all walks of life. 

Inside A Little Book of Thank Yous, learn about:

  • Gratitude affirmations and practices to help keep a thankful mindset
  • How to say thank you in a meaningful way, for almost any occasion
  • Words of radiance from historical figures and everyday people

If you liked books such as Words to the Rescue, The 5 Languages of Appreciation, or Thanks for the Feedback, you’ll love A Little Book of Thank Yous.

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The High School Survival Guide

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A Great Graduation Gift Idea for Your 9th Grade or 8th Grade Graduate

“High School Survival Guide teaches you how to survive both school and life!" –Lenoria Addison, Partner Manager, AwesomenessTV

#1 Best Seller in Test Preparation, SSAT & COOP, and Mindfulness & Meditation

Learn from The High School Survival Guide and be your most organized, productive, motivated, and confident self as you prepare to become a high school freshman.

A step-by-step guide to high school success. We’re all told to study hard in high school but we’re never taught how. And what about balancing the increasing workload and demands of teenage life? According to Jessica Holman’s step-by-step guide, you don’t have to sacrifice your life to be a high school success.

The ultimate graduation book for high school freshmen. You’re a 9th grade or 8th grade graduate and about to enter high school. It’s both exciting and nerve-wrecking. So many students feel anxious, stressed, and overwhelmed at the thought of starting high school. But what if you can love high school, form amazing friendships, grow your self-esteem, and get an excellent education all at the same time?

How to study, how to get good grades, and more. High school is all about learning how to learn. In The High School Survival Guide, learn everything from setting up the ideal study space to building confidence and setting effective goals! Whether you’re looking for middle school graduation gifts or teen gifts, The High School Survival Guide teaches you how to:

  • Identify which study methods work best for you
  • Improve your focus during class
  • Avoid burnout and manage study-related stress and anxiety

If you’re looking for high school graduation gifts for her, books for teens, or 8th grade graduation gifts for girls─or enjoyed reading 7 Habits of Highly Effective TeensHow to Be a High School Superstar, or A Smart Girl's Guide─then you’ll love The High School Survival Guide.

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The Art of Pilgrimage

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The Spiritual Traveler’s Travel Guide

“His book on pilgrimage is one of the greatest travel books I have ever read.” ―Peter Feibleman, author of Lilly: Reminiscences of Lillian Hellman

#1 Bestseller in Atlases & Maps

The classic guide to making travel meaningful. First published in 1998, The Art of Pilgrimage is a travel guide full of inspiration for the spiritual traveler.

Not just for pilgrims. We are descendants of nomads. And although we no longer partake in this nomadic life, the instinct to travel remains. Whether we’re planning a trip or buying a secondhand copy of Siddhartha, we’re always searching for a journey, a pilgrimage. With remarkable stories from famous travelers, poets, and modern-day pilgrims, The Art of Pilgrimage is for the mindful traveler who longs for something more than diversion and escape.

Rick Steves with a literary twist. Through literary travel stories and meditations, award-winning writer, filmmaker and host of the acclaimed Global Spirit PBS series, Phil Cousineau, shows readers that travel is worthy of mindfulness and spiritual examination. Learn to approach travel with a desire for risk and renewal, practicing intentionality and being present.

Spiritual travel for the soul. If you’re looking for reasons to travel, this is it. Whether traveling to Mecca or Memphis, Stonehenge or Cooperstown, one’s journey becomes meaningful when the traveler’s heart and imagination are open to experiencing the sacred. The Art of Pilgrimage shows that there is something sacred waiting to be discovered around us.

Inside find:

  • Inspirational stories, myths, parables, and quotes from many travelers and many faiths
  • How to see with the “eyes of the heart”
  • Over 70 illustrations

If you enjoyed books like The Pilgrimage by Paulo Coelho, Unlikely PilgrimZen on the Trail, or Pilgrimage─The Sacred Art, then The Art of Pilgrimage is a travel companion you’ll want to have with you.

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Memories from the Microphone

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Voices of the Game

Curt Smith is “…the voice of authority on baseball broadcasting.” —USA Today

#1 New Release in Photography, Baseball Statistics, Photo Essays, and Photojournalism

In this second in a series of Baseball Hall of Fame books, celebrate the larger-than-life role played by radio and TV baseball announcers in enhancing the pleasure of our national pastime.

Commemorate the 100th anniversary of baseball broadcasting. The first baseball game ever broadcast on radio was on August 5, 1921 by Harold Wampler Arlin, a part-time baseball announcer on Pittsburgh’s KDKA, America’s first commercially licensed radio station. The Pirates defeated the Phillies 8-5.

An insider’s view of baseball. Now you can own Memories from the Microphone and experience baseball from author Curt Smith. He has spent much of his life covering baseball radio and TV, and previously authored baseball books including the classic Voices of The Game.

Relive baseball’s storied past through the eyes of famed baseball announcers. Organized chronologically, Memories from the Microphone charts the history of baseball broadcasting. Enjoy celebrated stories and personalities that have shaped the game—from Mel Allen to Harry Caray, Vin Scully to Joe Morgan, Ernie Harwell to Red Barber.

Also discover:

  • Images from the Baseball Hall of Fame’s matchless archive
  • A multi-layered narrative exploring cultural, technological, and economic trends that changed fans’ experience of the game
  • Anecdotes and quotes from Curt Smith’s original research
  • Interviews with broadcast greats
  • Little-known stories, such as Ronald Reagan calling games for WHO Des Moines in the 1930s
  • Accounts of diversity in baseball broadcasting, including the TV coverage of Joe Morgan and earlier Hispanic pioneers Buck Canel and Rafael (Felo) Ramirez
  • A special section devoted to the Ford C. Frick Award and inductees since its inception in 1978

Also read the first in the series of Baseball Hall of Fame books Picturing America’s Pastime.

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Picturing America's Pastime

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July is a Picnic in the Park

Baseball Photography Classics

“It’s a great addition to your coffee table, or as a gift to the baseball fan in your life.” ―baseballmusings.com

#1 New Release in Photojournalism, Photo Essays, Statistics, History, Sports Photography, and Sports

Picturing America’s Pastime celebrates baseball through a unique photography collection of the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s unmatched archive of baseball photos.

Preserving History, Honoring Excellence, Connecting Generations is the mission of the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York. Now, with this unequaled collection of photos from baseball history, you can revel in the moments we share at the ballpark, the grand sweep of the stadium, the drama of the game, and classic images of baseball greats.

Celebrate the history of baseball and baseball photography. Go beyond the standard highlights of baseball history in this collection of rarely seen photos that reveals the full landscape of our national pastime as no other collection can. Selected by the historians and curators at the Baseball Hall of Fame, the photographs reveal the rich relationship between photography and the game.  Each image includes an historic quote and a detailed caption, often highlighting little-known information about the photographers and techniques used across the 150 plus years covered in the book.

Experience the storied history of this great game through iconic images:

  • Panoramic photos of historic stadiums
  • A thoughtful Honus Wagner studying his bat
  • Early African American team portraits and photos of such greats as Hank Aaron, Jackie Robinson, and Orestes “Minnie” Miñoso
  • And much more!

If you have enjoyed baseball photography books such as The Story of Baseball: In 100 Photographs, 100 Year in Pinstripes: The New York Yankees in Photographs, or Baseball: An Illustrated History, you will love The National Baseball Hall of Fame’s Picturing America’s Pastime.

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Have Hope

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Find Hope Even in the Darkest Times with This Collection of Poems, Prayers, and Inspirational Quotes

“Have Hope is an essential companion to turn despair into hope, and put belief into action toward creating a better future.” —Becca Anderson, author of The Book of Awesome Women

#1 New Release in Spiritual Meditations

A life-affirming collection of 365 poems, prayers, and meditations that can support you through any trial and that you can carry with you wherever you go.

Inspirational words to help you navigate life's challenges. Reverend Maggie Oman Shannon, M.A., spiritual leader of Unity Spiritual Center of San Francisco, is the author of nine previous books that explore cross-cultural forms of prayer and spiritual practice. Now, for those of us dealing with events such as the global pandemic and with personal battles of life comes her latest book, Have Hope.

Daily affirmations for every need. Have Hope offers you daily affirmations and a hope-filled moment from history for each day. Now more than ever, we need inspirational words that can help create moments of peace. Through the everyday stress of your life, Have Hope is the perfect collection of prayers, meditations, and inspirational quotes that you can turn.

In Have Hope, Reverend Maggie Oman Shannon provides:

  • A collection of 365 daily affirmations for every occasion
  • Wisdom from every era and every major faith tradition
  • Ways to find hope through daily inspirational words and insightful meditations

If you enjoyed books like Prayers for Calm, I Really Needed This Today, or This Just Speaks to Me, then you’ll love Have Hope. Also, you will want to read and own Maggie Oman Shannon’s Prayers for Healing.

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Each Day a Renewed Beginning

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Daily Inspirational Quotes to Help You Find True Peace

“An important reminder of the simple truths which can bring us to a peaceful mind and heart.”—Becca Anderson, author of Prayers For Calm

#1 New Release in Eastern Philosophy, Taoism

Everyone deserves a peaceful journey, regardless of age or gender, religious affiliation, or political preference. With more than 3.5 million copies sold, this beautifully curated collection of daily motivational quotes about life seeks to influence the way you live the next 24 hours. The result of more peaceful days? A more peaceful planet.

Peace is always possible, even in the midst of a storm. By sharing a meditation for each day of the year, author Karen Casey speaks to the common experience, shared struggles, and unique strengths of those who seek support and spiritual growth in recovery. Featuring daily inspirational quotes about finding peace and honoring love, this positive thinking book offers the perfect touchstone at this crucial time in history—a time when millions are seeking quiet moments and mindful meditation.

Today can open the door to a new way of living. Love can be a powerful influence in our lives. It’s the total absence of judgment. It’s pure acceptance. It is the inner voice reminding us that all is well and God is present, right here and right now. The overwhelming peace we feel is all the evidence we need of God’s constancy. The expression of love quiets our minds and we are flooded with inner peace. How much gentler our lives would be if we dispensed with all expressions but love. But we don’t live in a world that truly values peace. What if we can turn away from constant judgment and offer love instead, in every situation?

If you’re looking for inspirational books, mindful gifts, quotes about thinking positive, or mindfulness books for adults—or enjoyed books like A Year of Positive Thinking and 5-Minute Daily Meditations—then you’ll love Each Day a Renewed Beginning.

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Food Americana

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July is a Picnic in the Park

Whet Your Appetites for A Fascinating History of American Food

"Terrific food journalism. Page uncovers the untold backstories of American food. A great read." —George Stephanopoulos, Good Morning America, This Week and ABC News’ Chief Anchor

2021 International Book Awards finalist in History: United States
#1 New Release in History Humor, Food & Cooking, and Media Tie-In Cooking

David Page changed the world of food television by creating, developing, and executive-producing the groundbreaking show Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives. Now from the two-time Emmy winner David Page comes the book Food Americana, an entertaining mix of food culture, pop culture, nostalgia, and everything new on the American plate.

The remarkable history of American food. What is American cuisine? What national menu do we share? What dishes have we chosen, how did they become “American,” and how are they likely to evolve from here? David Page answers all these questions and more.

Food Americana is engaging, insightful, and often humorous. The inside story of how Americans have formed a national cuisine from a world of flavors. Sushi, pizza, tacos, bagels, barbecue, dim sum―even fried chicken, burgers, ice cream, and many more―were born elsewhere and transformed into a unique American cuisine.

Food Americana is a riveting ride into every aspect of what we eat and why. From a lobster boat off the coast of Maine to the Memphis in May barbecue competition. From the century-old Russ & Daughters lox and bagels shop in lower Manhattan to the Buffalo Chicken Wing Festival. From a thousand-dollar Chinese meal in San Francisco to birria tacos from a food truck in South Philly.

Meet engaging characters and legends including:

  • Alice Waters
  • Daniel Boulud
  • Jerry Greenfield of Ben & Jerry’s
  • Mel Brooks  

If you enjoyed captivating food history books like A History of the World in 6 GlassesOn Food and Cooking, or the classic Salt by Mark Kurlansky, you’ll love Food Americana.

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Terpenes for Well-Being

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July is a Picnic in the Park

Start Your Self-Care Journey with Cannabis Cocktails, Cooking, and Creams

"Whether you are new to handling or consuming cannabis, have an interest in aromatherapy, or want to expand your culinary repertoire to include the basics of natural plant terpenes, you'll enjoy this book!” —Jacqui Pressinger, director of the American Culinary Federation

#1 New Release in Pharmaceutical Drug Guides, Health, and Mind & Body Reference

International wine scholar and seasoned cannabis professional, Andrew Freedman, brings a fun, step-by-step guide to using terpenes for both physical and emotional self-care, including relaxation, stress management, and natural medicine anxiety relief.

Herbal remedies to feel better outside and inside. In recent years, cannabis has taken the natural medicine community by storm, with terpenes as the number one conversation starter. To Freedman, dubbed "The Cannabis Sommelier", terpenes have a depth of complexity, whether it’s helping to set your intention, creating the mood, and now―fusing it with cocktails, cooking, and aromatherapy. With engaging text, informative charts, and recipes for both edible and non-edible terpene consumption, Terpenes for Well-Being provides both a botanical breakdown and comprehensive drug guide to aromatherapy-related techniques for relaxation, natural stress relief, and anti-anxiety treatment.

Cannabis cocktails and aromatherapy. In the tradition of cannabis cookbooks, Terpenes for Well-Being offers terpene-infused food and cocktail recipes to promote well-being. With information on the distinct characteristics of different terpenes, this exciting self-care book offers a hands-on, DIY approach to terpene-infused lotions, potions, foods and beverages.

Inside, you’ll find recipes for:

  • Bath salts
  • Cocktails
  • Food pairings
  • And more!

If you’re looking for cannabis gifts or self-care gifts for women or men―and enjoyed books like The Lost Book of Herbal RemediesA Woman’s Guide to Cannabis, or Cannabis Pharmacy―then you’ll love Terpenes for Well-Being.

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Women of Interest

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Funny and Feminist Trivia

Women of Interest is a humorous compendium of little known facts about the history, fame, fortunes, fashions, and fictions of the female species–enough to impress your mother and your boss, win arguments with your boyfriends and husbands, and generally know more about your fabulous female self.

One of the most fascinating trivia books for women. Did you know that women outnumber men by five to one in shoplifting convictions? Or that researchers at Northwestern University found that men change their minds two to three times more than women? Women of Interest 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, this outrageously funny book is organized into ten trivia-filled chapters covering all sorts of humorous histories and fun facts. Ideal for trivia games for adults or feminist gifts, now women really can know everything.

Feminist, funny gifts for women. It’s time to challenge that know-it-all girlfriend, or grab the ultimate bathroom reader for your feminist BFF. Whether you’re searching for feminist books or trivia books, Women of Interest makes a wonderful addition to trivia games and bookshelves alike. Inside, you’ll learn that:

  • Diamonds didn’t become a girl’s best friend until the thirteenth century. Before that, they were for men only.
  • Zazel, a woman, was the first human cannonball. She launched into the air through a giant spring inside a cannon.
  • Marilyn Monroe was the very first Artichoke Queen in the artichoke capital of the world.

If you enjoy comedy books, trivia books for adults, or funny gifts for her─and enjoyed titles such as What If399 Games Puzzles & Trivia ChallengesUncle John's Truth Trivia and the Pursuit of FactinessThe Woman's Encyclopedia of Myths and Secrets, or Thank You for Being a Friend: A Golden Girls Trivia Book─then you’ll love Women of Interest.

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New Beginnings

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Becca's Prayers

Daily Inspirational Prayers and Meditations for Self-Reflection and Gratitude

New Beginnings is a spiritual guidebook for changing your life featuring meditations, affirmations, prayers, and blessings for each day of the year.

Pray every day. In her latest gem, bestselling author Becca Anderson offers inspirational words for each day of the year to those exploring new horizons or rebooting their directions in life.  New Beginnings is a must-have for those seeking both guidance and companionship as they move in new, positive directions.

Find a new spiritual way. Having the ability to draw inward and speculate is a fundamental skill if one wishes to grow and achieve an unlimited number of goals. If you are looking for a change in your life or seeking a new path with a vision of starting afresh, New Beginnings just might be the perfect book for you.

Join Becca Anderson, a woman’s studies scholar, and the author of the bestselling The Book of Awesome Women, as she shares daily meditations, affirmations, prayers, and blessings. Anderson draws from a diverse pool of religions, practices, and spiritualties to bring you the perfect message for each day of the year.

Use New Beginnings as a powerful instrument for self-reflection and gratitude:

  • Gain clarity into your purpose in life
  • Maintain hope about the future
  • Develop a better sense of self
  • Build mental energy and momentum
  • Improve your attitude and mindset

If you enjoyed spiritual guidebooks like Live in GraceWalk in LoveUnshakeable, or Prayers for Difficult Times Women's Edition, then New Beginnings will help bring a greater sense of peace, inner peace, and peace of mind.

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Your Story, Well Told

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So You’ve Got a Story to Sell

“Corey Rosen's book is a great resource. I know I will return to it again and again for ideas, inspiration, and entertainment.” ―Samantha Harris, cohost of Dancing with the Stars and Entertainment Tonight and author of Your Healthiest Healthy

2021 International Book Awards finalist in Self-Help: Motivational
#1 New Release in Speech and Public Speaking

Learn the art of telling stories and make the sale, land the client, propose a toast, or impress a date. Corey Rosen is an Emmy-award winning writer and actor with years of experience as a skilled story telling coach. His book is Jam-packed with some of the best story telling strategies out there.

Telling stories well is a skill we all need. We’ve all got stories to tell─but how do you make your story the best? In his book, Moth veteran and master teacher Corey Rosen inspires you to tell your story. Using the best storytelling techniques from improvisational theatre, Rosen designs an accessible guide for all ages and skill levels. Crafted to help ordinary people tell extraordinary stories, this laugh out loud handbook covers everything from how to tell a good story to going off script.

Learn how to sell yourself through the art of telling stories. The best story telling uses improvisation to enthrall, entertain, and keep audiences on edge. Laugh along with tales of performance triumphs (and disasters) and explore ways to tell your story with confidence and spontaneity. From brainstorming and development to performance and memorization techniques, learn how to tell a good story with:

  • A variety of structures and editing approaches to bring out your best story
  • Improv exercises to stimulate creativity without feeling foolish
  • Quick and easy lessons on building stories
  • Resources for putting on a showcase to tell your story

If you’re ready to sell the story straight or enjoyed books like Stories That StickLong Story Short, or Storyworthy, you’ll love Your Story, Well Told.

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Hey! It’s Your Day

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Affirmations, Quotes, and Proverbs for Positive Thinking

Ready to change your life today? How about this minute? Best-selling anthologist June Cotner returns with Hey, It’s Your Day, a life-long collection of her favorite quotes to start the day and delight any friend, relative, or literary aficionado.

Inspiration at your fingertips in minutes. June Cotner has been gathering her favorite quotes for more than two decades. Now, she shares these specially curated words of wisdom to guide readers on their personal journeys of positive thinking. Featuring an eclectic selection of figures like Edward Abbey, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, and Oprah Winfrey, this positive thinking book captivates readers with fresh, insightful, and engaging motivational quotes. Inside, they may even discover a new book, mantra, or role model.

For fans of motivational books with a quotable twist. In the tradition of quotation-packed inspirational books from authors like Hoda Kotb, I Really Needed This TodayHey, It's Your Day understands that daily affirmations, meditation, and positive thinking go a long way. Whether in need of a daily boost or brushing up on quote trivia, open Hey, It's Your Day and find positive affirmations and inspirational quotes in every page. Packed with nearly fifty topics─like love, family, choices, growth, happiness, creativity, and success─you’ll find uplifting quotes to start the day like:

  • “This was love: a string of coincidences that gathered significance and became miracles.” ─ Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
  • “Live life as if everything is rigged in your favor.” ─ Rumi
  • “No one likes crying, but tears water our souls.” ─ Xue Xinran

If you’re looking for graduation gifts, literary gifts, or personal development books─and enjoyed titles like A Year of Positive ThinkingWhatever You Are Be a Good One, or Greatest Inspirational Quotes─then, Hey, It’s Your Day is packed with inviting quotes to start the day!

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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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The Awe Factor

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How to Find Awe, Meaning, and Wonder in Everyday Life

“One of the best spiritual books of 2020.” —Spirituality&Practice.com

Bestselling author and TEDx presenter Allen Klein returns to find and define awe. In his latest book, he shows readers how to escape the everyday ruts of life by opening their eyes to the awe and wonder around them.

Exploring the human ability to be in awe. What does it mean to be awestruck? Or more simply, what is awe? Backed by the latest scientific research, Klein sets out to define awe and its effects on health and happiness. For example, over the past dozen years, or so, scientists have found, among other things, that awe:

  • Connects us to others
  • Lowers our stress levels
  • Enhances positive emotions
  • Increases our compassion
  • Increases our creativity

Plenty of reasons to be in awe. With a sprinkling of the spiritual and scientific, The Awe Factor takes readers on an exploration of a human phenomenon. From research to first-hand awe-inspiring stories, Klein reflects on feelings of awe, meaning and purpose. And with bonus awe-awakening tools, tips, and techniques, he helps readers become more aware of, and increase, the awe and wonder in their life.

If you enjoyed books like AweIn Awe, The Book of Delights, or The Book of Awesome, then you’ll love The Awe Factor.

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