About The Opposite of Certainty:

What happens when we can no longer pretend that the ground underfoot is bedrock and the sky above predictable?

All Janine Urbaniak Reid ever wanted was for everyone she loved to be okay so she might relax and maybe be happy. Her life strategy was simple: do everything right. This included trying to be the perfect mother to her three kids so they would never experience the kind of pain she pretended not to feel growing up.

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Keep Moving

Keep Moving by Maggie Smith is a book full of quotes, essays, and affirmations. In Keep Moving, Maggie touches on many topics such as healing, creativity, acceptance, and starting anew. Taken from her personal experiences, she shares profound wisdom about divorce, change, loss, and life’s curveballs. Maggie’s words are words that you want to carry around with you, reminding you to live, forgive, and accept change.

Many of her passages I want to write on post-it notes and put them on my wall,

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Everywhere HolyPopular writer and blogger Kara Lawler shows women how to embrace the sacred in mundane, ordinary life–and in the process, discover themselves.

Life doesn’t have to be lived on grand mountaintops for it to be meaningful. We can see God at work right where we are: in our ordinary and mundane routines, in the faces of our family and friends, and–especially–in nature.

Kara Lawler speaks to the hearts of those who find themselves lost in the midst of their chaotic schedules and weary attempts to be all that is expected of them.

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The Shape of Family• Hardcover: 352 pages
• Publisher: William Morrow (March 17, 2020)

“Deeply involving…Rings so true.” — Emma Donoghue, bestselling author of Room

From the international bestselling author of Secret Daughter and The Golden Son comes a poignant, unforgettable novel about a family’s growing apart and coming back together in the wake of tragedy.

The Shape of Family is a novel about race and culture,

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About Frances Mayes Always Italy

• Hardcover: 416 pages
• Publisher: National Geographic (March 31, 2020)

The world’s favorite expert on la dolce vita (Under the Tuscan Sun author) guides readers through Italy’s iconic regions, replete with lavish National Geographic images.

This lush guide, featuring more than 350 glorious photographs from National Geographic, showcases the best Italy has to offer from the perspective of two women who have spent their lives reveling in its unique joys.

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100 Drives 5000 IdeasAbout 100 Drives, 5000 Ideas

• Paperback: 304 pages
• Publisher: National Geographic (March 3, 2020)

Buckle up for the road trip of a lifetime: 100 epic journeys through all 50 states and 10 Canadian provinces offering thousands of sites and roadside attractions along the way. A sequel to the best-selling 50 States, 5,000 Ideas.

From a vineyard route through Northwest wine country to a winter wonderland on Alberta’s Icefields Parkway,

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Complete National Parks Of EuropeAbout Complete National Parks of Europe

• Paperback: 536 pages
• Publisher: National Geographic (February 25, 2020)

Discover European wilderness–from Croatia’s coastline to Scotland’s highlands–in this comprehensive guide to pristine parks and wild spaces, full of photos, maps, and tips.

In these rich and informative pages, the travel pros at National Geographic bring you the premier guide to 460 national parks of Europe. Find your way to Snowdonia in Wales,

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You're Not Listening by Kate Murphy

“Who listens to you?” NYT contributor Kate Murphy asked people on five continents this question and the typical response was a long pause. In her new book, You’re Not Listening, Kate shares her two years of research and insight related to listening.

While you may think listening is a straightforward subject, Kate Murphy approaches it from every possible angle. Her book is full of knowledge on why we have the tendency to tune others out and how that’s affecting us on an individual and societal level.

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About Eat Sleep Work Repeat

• Hardcover: 320 pages
• Publisher: HarperOne (February 25, 2020)

“An important reminder of simple everyday practices to improve how we all work together, which will lead to greater team and individual happiness and performance. Great results will follow.”—Jack Dorsey, CEO of Twitter and Square

“With just 30 changes, you can transform your work experience from bland and boring (or worse) to fulfilling,

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Disclaimer: I’m not a doctor nor do I play one on tv. Any health advice here is merely a suggestion. You should always consult your doctor before making any major changes to your diet or fitness routine.

With the new year fully in motion, new health trends are circulating everywhere. There’s no better time to shake up your routine than in a new decade, but not all trends are worth following.

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