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The Well of Being: A Children's Book for Adults by Jean-Pierre Weill - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781250092700
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 1st, 2016

This is an " illustrated book of being happy and having a life of "Well Being". Spiritual & philisophic in a gentle and genteel manner this book made me smile and then laugh and has become a favorite of mine to share with adults of all ages. ~ Reviewed by Maeve Noonan


Sex From Scratch by Sarah Mirk - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781934620137
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Published: Microcosm Publishing - November 29th, 2014

I sought this book out after hearing the author interviewed on The Nerdette podcast. Normally, I have a dismissive opinion of self-help books, but Sarah Mirk's methodology caught my interest: she sent out a call for people in non-traditional relationships, the kind that aren't covered in your standard dating-advice column, and asked for what they learned after navigating utterly uncharted waters.
The results came from people in homosexual relationships, open relationships, couples deciding not to have children, single parents, heterosexual relationships with a man with breast implants; from men, women, transgenders, feminists, transsexuals, the elderly...from anyone who has ever had to experience love without a map.
Told in alternating chapters of contributor's essays and short bits of accumulated advice, this is a book full of useful thoughts on the nature of relationships. Whether you're highly unorthodox or in the most vanilla marriage of all time, there's something in this book for everyone to learn. ~ Reviewed by Katelynne Shimkus


Tools of Titans: The Tactics, Routines, and Habits of Billionaires, Icons, and World-Class Performers by Timothy Ferriss - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781328683786
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - December 6th, 2016

Tim Ferriss best know for his book The 4-Hour Workweek. Tim distills the advise from the most successful people from all walks of life. Based on interviews from his podcast "The Time Ferriss Show. Lots of great pieces of wisdom on everything from health, wealth, and living your best life! ~ Reviewed by Fran Tobia


Becoming Wise: An Inquiry Into the Mystery and Art of Living by Krista Tippett - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781594206801
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Published: Penguin Press - April 5th, 2016

Becoming Wise is superb. I was expecting mostly excerpts from Tippett's interviews on her great NPR show On Being, but this book is more personal and, therefore, more robust and meaningful. Tippett is honest and revealing in ways that serve the narrative of the exploration. Her subtly, capacity for nuanced observation and straight ahead good writing combine to make this book deep, wide-ranging and refreshing in surprising ways. I highly recommend Becoming Wise to anyone who is curious about the human condition or how to live a full, heartfelt life in a world of turmoil and suffering. This is a fantastic book. 

~ Reviewed by Chris Morrow


The Well of Being: A Children's Book for Adults by Jean-Pierre Weill - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781250092700
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Published: Flatiron Books - November 1st, 2016

Just an exquisite book! The subtitle is, a children's book for adults. This simple, elegant and penetrating book, with beautiful illustrations, presents the essential teaching of life without religious, philosophical or psychological overlays. This is a masterwork and a reminder we all need, almost daily. The perfect gift! ~ Reviewed by Chris Morrow


Dear Couch, We're Through! by Jenn Benson - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780996484237
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Published: Shirespress - August 19th, 2016

Giving up the couch in favor of arduous first-time jogs or frustrating morning drives to the regional gym can be daunting, unpleasant, and seemingly near-impossible. Dear Couch, We're Through! proves that Jenn Benson not only understands this and all the other reasons we tend to resist exercise, but also how our approach to "getting fit" itself impacts what we actually get out of it. With an accessible format, spot-on humor, and plenty of real stories (triumphant and non), beginners and old pros alike can lean on Benson for all the quick advice and long-term strategy you'd expect from a personal trainer. Add it to your gym bag and feel free to mark it up—this is the perfect place to start your year (or month, or week) of exercise! ~Reviewed by Aubrey Restifo


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