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10 Habits of Truly Optimistic People
Power Your Life with the Positive

A Handbook of Hope and Unstoppable Optimism Take charge by using the most powerful tool you have—your ... [more]

All You Need is Less
The Eco-friendly Guide to Guilt-Free Green Living and Stress-Free Simplicity

Green Your Life and Your Wallet  Did you know that wool dryer balls work like magic to keep your laundry ... [more]

Always Look on the Bright Side
Celebrating Each Day to the Fullest

Celebrating Life's Everyday Extraordinary Ordinary Moments We often think of celebrations as centering around ... [more]

Apocalypse Not
Everything You Know About 2012, Nostradamus and the Rapture is Wrong

Three Thousand Years of End of Times (That Never Happened) New Agers count off the days until the Mayan calendar ... [more]

The Art of Living Joyfully
How to Be Happier Every Day of the Year

A Guide to Good Cheer Open this book and discover wonderful words to live by, laugh by and love by. In this ... [more]

The Available Parent
Radical Optimism in Raising Teens and Tweens

Embrace Fearless Parenting Have you ever been bewildered by the changes in your child and your sudden lack of ... [more]

The Available Parent, 2nd Edition
Expert Advice for Raising Successful and Resilient Teens and Tweens

Get the Relationship You Want with Your Teen Highly recommended by everyone from NPR to Fox News and the Today ... [more]

Be a Good in the World
365 Days of Good Deeds, Inspired Ideas and Acts of Kindness

This good-humored guide to being the change you want to see in the world is filled with suggestions for making ... [more]

Better Than Great
A Plenitudinous Compendium of Wallopingly Fresh Superlatives

Say goodbye to "awesome" and "amazing" and say hello to Better Than Great, a veritable TKO of stale superlatives ... [more]

Birthday Girls
Celebrating the Bonds of Friendship

Celebrating life's special moments are what birthdays are all about- and these occasions are made all the more ... [more]

Book of Roads
Travel Stories from Michigan to Marrakech

Phil Cousineau has been a traveling man all his life. Two days after he was born in an Army hospital, in Fort ... [more]

Burning the Midnight Oil
Illuminating Words for the Long Night's Journey into Day

A Creativity Companion for Writers, Artists and Anyone Needing a Jolt of Inspiration What mysteries might the ... [more]

Change Your Life!
A Little Book of Big Ideas

A Treasury of Inspiration Allen Klein, master of the right quote at the right moment, has gathered the most ... [more]

Changing the Way We Die
Compassionate End-of-Life Care and the Hospice Movement

What You Need to Know Before You Need to Know It There’s a quiet revolution happening in the way we die. ... [more]

Constructive Wallowing
How to Beat Bad Feelings by Letting Yourself Have Them

Feeling Bad Can Lead You to Feeling Better Faster Actress-turned-therapist Tina Gilbertson offers a practical ... [more]

Contagious Optimism
Uplifting Stories and Motivational Advice for Positive Forward Thinking

100 Habits of Highly Optimistic People Where are you on your life journey? Do you want a different life, but ... [more]

The Courage Companion
How to Live Life with True Power

Profiles in Courage for Today If ever there was a time for courage, it's now. In The Courage Companion, the ... [more]

Crafting Calm
Projects and Practices for Creativity and Contemplation

Craft Your Way to Inner Peace In this wild and wired world, it is increasingly difficult to truly relax and ... [more]

Crazy Little Thing
Why Love and Sex Drive Us Mad

This Is Your Brain on Love There are plenty of books that offer advice about how to find or keep love in your ... [more]

Dead White Guys
A Father, His Daughter and the Great Books of the Western World

A rich testimony to the value of books in our lives  After his daughter was born prematurely in 2010, Burriesci ... [more]

Drunken Angel

A Heartbreakingly Honest Story of Triumph Over Addiction Son of a French Holocaust survivor, Alan Kaufman drank ... [more]

Drunken Angel paperback
A Memoir

"This outlaw hero is someone to cheer for." —Foreword Reviews Alan Kaufman has been compared to Jack Kerouac, ... [more]

Earth Blessings
Prayers, Poems and Meditations

In this book of poems and prayers for the planet, you will find not only beautiful prose written by modern writers ... [more]

The Edible Garden
How to Have Your Garden and Eat It Too

A Guide to Creating Your Own Eden Whether you are a hardy homesteader or just getting started with a few herb ... [more]

The Elements of Expression
Putting Thoughts into Words

Don't Just Say Something—Have an Adventure with Words If a word falls in today's impenetrable forest of ... [more]

Every Day Love
The Delicate Art of Caring for Each Other

A Handbook for the Heart Falling in love is easy; sustaining love is difficult. From the euphoric twinges of ... [more]

Everything I Needed to Know I Learned from My Six-Month-Old
Awakening to Unconditional Self-Love in Motherhood

Children Are Our Greatest Teachers When novelist Kuwana Haulsey heard the story of an African tribe that celebrates ... [more]

The Fatigue Prescription
Four Steps to Renewing Your Energy, Health and Life

Go From Tired and Wired to Healthy and Calm Are you frequently stressed out? Is your energy level not what it ... [more]

Feisty First Ladies and Other Unforgettable White House Women

Did you know Mary Todd Lincoln was a shopaholic? Have you heard that Mamie Eisenhower was a sleep-til-noon ... [more]

Fix It, Make It, Grow It, Bake It
The DIY Guide to the Good Life

An Eco-fabulous Guide to the Good Life Author Billee Sharp shares her freecycling, budget-savvy, barter-better ... [more]

The Frugal Foodie Cookbook
Waste-Not Recipes for the Wise Cook

Big Taste for Small Change Lara Starr is a baker, blogger, and a cook with a calculator. Lynette Shirk is a ... [more]

Garden Blessings
Prose, Poems and Prayers Celebrating the Love of Gardening

May All Your Weeds Be Wildflowers Our gardens grow us, and this moving collection of readings takes us through ... [more]

Get Well Wishes
Prayers and Poems for Comfort and Healing

May You Be Well  In Get Well Wishes, June Cotner has collected a timeless treasury of encouragements, blessings ... [more]

Get What You Want
The Art of Making and Manifesting Your Intentions

Setting intentions can change the direction of your life—learn how from the man who has taught over a million ... [more]

Getting Laid
Everything You Need to Know about Raising Chickens, Gardening and PreservingWith Over 100 Recipes

Raise Rock Star Chicks and Grow Your Garden of Eden Move over, Martha! Founder of and nationally ... [more]

Getting to 50/50
How Working Parents Can Have It All

The Road Map to a Great Career, a Good Marriage and a Happy Family Sharon Meers and Joanna Strober are two working ... [more]

Girlfriends and Gal Pals
Celebrating the Bonds of Friendship

Love makes the world go 'round and Reeda Josephs runs her business on "girlfriend power," a combination of a ... [more]

Girlfriends Are Lifesavers

Gal Pals, BFF's, and Wickedly Witty Advice We all have them...those amazing women in our lives whom we are ... [more]

Girlfriends Forever
We've Got Each Other's Back

Friendship isn't a big thing—it's a million little things Let's face it, our gal pals are what get us ... [more]

Going Om
Real-Life Stories On and Off the Yoga Mat

Life Lessons from the Lotus Position  Millions of us are discovering what we look for in life while on ... [more]

The Grateful Life
The Secret to Happiness and the Science of Contentment

Grateful People Are Happier People  The Grateful Life is a guide to discovering—and realizing—your ... [more]

The Grateful Table
Blessings, Prayers and Graces for the Daily Meal

Wow, Life Is Good Saying grace is one of our loveliest traditions. The Grateful Table offers 365 beautiful blessings ... [more]

The Gratitude Power Workbook
Transform Fear into Courage, Anger into Forgiveness, Isolation into Belonging

Discover the positive power of gratitude No matter where you are on your life's journey, you can open The Gratitude ... [more]

Happily Even After
A Guide to Getting Through (and Beyond) the Grief of Widowhood

A Compassionate and Comprehensive Guide for Anyone Who Has Lost a Spouse or Life Partner "Learning to live happily ... [more]

Happiness A to Z
The Gleeful Guide to Finding and Following Your Bliss

Wouldn’t it be nice if happiness could be guaranteed just by learning your ABCs? As it turns out, there ... [more]

Happiness Habits
52 Ways to Live with Passion and Purpose

Change your habits and your life will follow—a book of 52 ways to get happy now! Happiness Habits is ... [more]
July 2012

Happy Foods
Over 100 Mood-Boosting Recipes

Do you want to feel better about what you eat? Do you want to feel better all day long? Truly healthy food is ... [more]

Having the Time of Your Life
Little Lessons to Live By

500 Inspired Ideas about What Really Matters In this easy-to-digest, delightful-to-read book, Allen Klein explores ... [more]

Help! My Baby Came Without Instructions
How to Survive (and Enjoy) Your Baby's First Year

The Expert-Approved Guide to the Gentle Art of Infant Care Bringing home baby can be one of the most exhilarating ... [more]

Help! My Toddler Came Without Instructions
Practical Tips for Parenting a Happy One, Two, Three and Four Year Old

Toddler Taming Solutions from a Nationally Recognized Expert Are you tired of having cereal thrown in your face ... [more]

How to Live An Awesome Life
How to Live Well, Do Good, Be Happy

Awe.It is about wonder. About accessing the amazing to express reverence, admiration. Awe like this can show ... [more]

Imagine the Life You'd Love to Live, Then Live It
52 Inspired Habits and Playful Prompts

52 Inspired Ideas for Changing Your Life, Starting Today  Peg Conley has made it her business to make sure ... [more]

Imperfect Spirituality
Extraordinary Enlightenment for Ordinary People

Enlightenment for the Rest of Us Pulling a raisin out of a two-year-old's nose probably wasn't on Buddha's path ... [more]

Inspiration for a Lifetime
Words of Wisdom, Delight and Possibility

Allen Klein always presents the right words at the right time  - even if he borrows them from a vast range ... [more]

The Inspired Life
Unleashing Your Mind's Capacity for Joy

Rise To the Occasion of Your Life What is an "inspired life"? Can it be cultivated? Does it come naturally for ... [more]

It's Never Too Late to Be What You Might Have Been

You only go around once in this life, so why not live a life you love? The title of this book says it all: It's ... [more]

It's Never Too Late to Be What You Might Have Been
A Guide to Getting the Life You Love

Why Not Live a Life You Love?  Inspired by the timeless quote by the great George Eliot, It’s Never ... [more]

Jump-Starting Boys
Help Your Reluctant Learner Find Success in School and Life

Positive Solutions To Get Your Son Back on Track Why is your smart, perceptive son suddenly struggling at school? ... [more]

The Lazy Gourmet
Magnificent Meals Made Easy

Foreword by Joanne Weir "Food that's simple, seasonal, fresh and doable." —Joanne Weir The Lazy Gourmet ... [more]

Lemons and Lavender
The Eco Guide to Better Homekeeping

Hundreds of Ideas for Healthy, Happy and Fabulously Frugal Homekeeping Bursting with ways to downshift, simplify, ... [more]

Listful Thinking
Using Lists to Be More Productive, Highly Successful and Less Stressed

The One Secret of Highly Successful People: List Making  What do Sir Richard Branson, Martha Stewart, Sheryl ... [more]

Living Life as a Thank You
The Transformative Power of Daily Gratitude

Discover the positive power of gratitude. Living as if each day is a thank you can help transform fear into ... [more]

Living Life as a Thank You: My Journal

Thank-You Power Keeping a gratitude journal can change your life for the better. And quickly, too! Thankfulness ... [more]

Love in Every Stitch
Stories of Knitting and Healing

With two knitting needles and countless skeins of yarn, master knitter, teacher and nationally known knitwear ... [more]

Make A Mess
Daily Prompts and Projects for Rediscovering Your Creativity And Living A More Playful Life

MAKE A MESS is your invitation to explore the nooks and crannies of your creativity because as my husband, Brian, ... [more]

Making the Most of Bed Rest
Tips, Tools and Resources for a Rewarding Recovery from Any Health Challenge

Turn Recuperation Into a Productive and Rewarding Experience When your doctor prescribes long-term bed rest, ... [more]

Man Candy
Dishy Dudes and Mod Men

Guys We Think About, Talk About, and Dream About In this gluten-free, low-carb world, gals like us need a little ... [more]

Mom's the Word
The Wit, Wisdom and Wonder of Motherhood

The Heart of Every Family—Mom! Heartwarming and humorous, this tribute to moms of the world gathers the ... [more]

One and Only
The Untold Story of On the Road

The Never-Before-Told Story of the Girl Who Went On the Road with Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady Lu Anne Henderson ... [more]

One and Only
The Untold Story of On the Road

When Jack Kerouac and Neal Cassady first met in New York City, they didn't like each other. How did they come ... [more]

The Painted Word
A Treasure Chest of Remarkable Words and Their Origins

Lore for Logophiliacs and Word Hoarders Deepak Chopra calls author Phil Cousineau a "word wizard" and NPR's ... [more]

A People's History of the Peculiar
A Freak Show of Facts, Random Obsessions & Astounding Truths

A Treasure Trove of Freaky Facts and Strange Stories Did you know founding father Thomas Jefferson’s grandson ... [more]

The Power of WOW
A Guide to Unleashing the Confident, Sexy You

Become the Woman You Were Meant To Be Woman are told that if we just have confidence, our lives will change ... [more]

Random Obsessions
Trivia You Can't Live Without

A People's History of the Peculiar Did you know Thomas Jefferson’s grandson was an ax murderer? Don’t ... [more]

Reduced to Joy

Mark Nepo, the New York Times bestselling author of The Book of Awakening, has been called "one of the finest ... [more]

Seal It with a Kiss
Tips, Tricks, and Techniques for Delivering the Knockout Kiss

Kissing Is an Art Form A great kiss can stop traffic, start a five-alarm fire, and feel like Times Square on ... [more]

The Secret History of Rock 'n' Roll

Rock 'N' Roll Religion Sex. Drugs. Loud music. Wild costumes. Dazzling light shows. These sights and sounds ... [more]

A Celebration of Greatness in Every Woman

SHE (She Harnesses Everything)—is a celebration of greatness in every woman. It is your personal Book of ... [more]

The Perfect Words to Celebrate Every Occasion

The Right Words at the Right Time A well-chosen toast can make a simple moment special and memorable. Whether ... [more]

Total Flirt
Tips, Tricks, & Techniques Every Girl Needs to Get the Guy

The Insider's Guide to Being a Total Flirt Did you know there are two types of flirting? Have you ever wished ... [more]

Use Your Words
A Writing Guide for Mothers

Writing Is an Act of Discovery Motherhood inspired the powerful prose of Anne Lamott, Susan Cheever, Ayelet ... [more]

The Omnivores Guide to Plant-Based Cooking

Eat Smart, Get Healthy and Feel Beautiful Inside & Out  If you have ever dreamed of a personal chef ... [more]

What Are You Waiting For?
Learn How to Rise to the Occasion of Your Life

Stop Waiting. Start Living. Are you waiting for your "real" life to kick in? Are you always busy making other ... [more]

What Would You Do If You Knew You Could Not Fail
How to Transform Fear Into Courage

Don’t Just Go Through It—Grow Through It “What would you do if you knew you could not fail?” ... [more]

What You Need to Know Now
The Lee Ching Messages

The world is changing all around us with increasing speed, making most of us feel we have no control. Through ... [more]

When Bad Things Happen to Good Women
Advice, Encouragement and Expert Suggestions for Getting You (or Someone You Love) Through the Toughest Times

When Bad Things Happen to Good Women is a survivor's toolkit by a leading expert in how to both survive ... [more]

The Wholehearted Life
Big Changes and Greater Happiness Week by Week

Become a Mighty Expression of Love in the World  With 365 change-your-life ideas, The Wholehearted Life ... [more]

An Odyssey into the World of Weird and Wonderful Words

The world's preeminent mythology scholar explores the mystery and meaning of marvelous words Who knew that ... [more]

Words of Love
Quotations from the Heart

What Makes the World Go 'Round? Words of Love is filled with best things ever said on matters of the heart. ... [more]

You Can't Ruin My Day
52 Wake-Up Calls to Turn Any Situation Around

  the only happiness hack you’ll ever need! On any given day, someone will jump ahead of you at ... [more]

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