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Featured Guest Books

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You Are a Supermom

Through sharing her own vulnerable stories of conflict and failure, Gina helps every mom realize she's not alone. In this life-changing book, Gina outlines these five myths and gives you tools to negotiate them; allowing moms everywhere to finally thrive and be the very best version of themselves. Whether you are[...]

Gina Fontaine

Understandin’ Better By and By

Thelma Craig's newest book helps readers recognized all the breadcrumbs God left them on their path to fulfilling their purpose. Using her experience and passion, she will show readers first hand how to develop a process to empower themselves through their own experiences. Understandin’ Better By and By is the story[...]

Thelma Craig

Heartwise: Deepening & Evolving Love Relationships

Genuine, sustained love relationships are certainly among the most beautiful and powerful - yet challenging - forces in the world. Awaken your physical, emotional, and spiritual connections with skill-building exercises and select attitude transformations. Topics include creating relationship safety, accepting differences, transparent communication, finding sensual and sexual passion, plus more. This[...]

Jim Sharon and Ruth Sharon

White Women: Everything You Already Know About Your Own Racism and How to Do Better

White Women is a call to action to those of you who are looking to take the next steps in dismantling white supremacy. Your white supremacy. If you are in fact doing real anti-racism work, you will find few reasons to be nice, as other white people want to limit[...]

Regina Jackson, Saira Rao

Why Settle for the Balcony? How to Get a Front-Row Seat in Life

This motivational book will help you identify where you are living and leading: either in the balcony, general admission, or the front row.  It’s time to live life in the front row, and Marilyn is the usher to lead you there! Learn from the greats with examples of living life in[...]

Marilyn Sherman

Bag Lady: How I Started a Business for a Greener World and Changed the Way America Shops

An inspiring account of the transformative power of purpose-driven entrepreneurship. Bag Lady is a masterful case study in how to start up a company and use the tools of business to promote a better world. If you want to make a difference in the world but aren’t sure how, grab[...]

Lisa D Foster

The Choice: Embrace the Possible

Internationally acclaimed psychologist Dr. Edith Eger—one of the last remaining Holocaust survivors—tells her unforgettable story in this moving testament to the resilience of the human spirit and the power of choice in our lives.[...]

Dr. Edith Eva Eger

Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear

From the worldwide bestselling author of Eat Pray Love and City of Girls: the path to the vibrant, fulfilling life you’ve dreamed of. Balancing between soulful spirituality and cheerful pragmatism, Gilbert encourages us to uncover the “strange jewels” that are hidden within each of us.[...]

Elizabeth Gilbert

Soles of a Survivor

Soles of a Survivor: A Memoir

The unbelievable true story of a Vietnamese refugee who not only made the United States her home, but learned the true value of hope, love, and religion along the way.[...]

Nhi Aronheim

Fear Less, Love More: What to Do When the Unexpected Happens

In Fear Less, Love More: Five Daily Choices, clinical psychologist and executive coach Dr. Kathryn Haber shares how, to make it through grief and other life challenges, Kathryn explored spirituality, researched the greatest minds, and concluded that there are Five Choices that can help us live a peaceful and fulfilled life.[...]

Dr. Kathryn Haber

I’ve Been Thinking… Reflections, Prayers, and Meditations for a Meaningful Life

In this moving and powerful book, Maria shares inspiring quotes, prayers, and reflections designed to get readers thinking, get them feeling, get them laughing, and help them in their journey to what she calls The Open Field--a place of acceptance, purpose, and passion—a place of joy.[...]

Maria Shriver

From Sole to Soul: A Daily Prescription for Moving Forward in Your Life

Borrowing from her countless tales of healing and hope in the lives of her peers, patients, and colleagues, Dr. Boxwell has penned From Sole to Soul to spread the good news about the numerous benefits that come from getting up, getting out, and getting moving.[...]

Dr. Audrey Boxwell

My First White Friend: Confessions on Race, Love, and Forgiveness

A journey from hate to love. Award-winning author Patricia Raybon invites readers to join her courageous personal journey to stop hating others by learning first to love God, her family, and herself.[...]

Patricia Raybon

Learning to Walk

While her six-year-old son with special needs struggles to walk, this author’s own struggle with alcoholism and eating disorders leads her down paths paved with grace, mercy, and purpose.[...]

Karel Horney

Both Sides Now: A True Story of Love, Loss, and Bold Living

Winner of eight awards including Books For A Better Life and the Colorado Book Award, this powerful debut memoir chronicles Nancy Sharp’s story of love, loss, and bold change.[...]

Nancy Sharp

The 28-Day Gratitude Workout: Exercises to Make Every Day Count

It’s said that a habit can be built in three weeks—we’ve added a fourth to anchor the experience. Over 28 days, you will do 28 different exercises designed to generate a greater awareness of all the good in your life.[...]

Sharon Saraga Walters

Happier Now: How to Stop Striving For Perfection and Embrace Everyday Moments (Even the Difficult Ones)

In Happier Now, nationally recognized emotional health expert Nataly Kogan shares her lifelong struggle of searching for the elusive “big happy” to how she finally made the essential mindset shifts that allowed her to live with more self-compassion, joy, and meaning.[...]

Nataly Kogan

The Fine Art of Small Talk: How to Start a Conversation, Keep it Going, Build Rapport, and Leave a Positive Impression

With practical advice and conversation cheat sheets, The Fine Art of Small Talk will help you learn to feel more comfortable in any type of social situation, from lunch with the boss to an association event to a cocktail party where you don't know a soul.[...]

Debra Fine