Are you craving a bit of reading material that will help you set your sights on 2018 as the year of your dreams, but don’t want to delve into a typical “self care” book full of the same advice you have heard a million times? We totally understand, and have been loving the following books for exactly that reason.
These beautiful reads are full of amazing experiences, stories, and antidotes that will not only help you to reach new heights, but will inspire you to be the best you that you can be, whether in your personal life or business life. We highly value creativity and living well, and think these books will help you to develop the mindset needed to do just that!
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This gorgeous book created by Mindbodygreen genius CEO Jason Wachob discusses how one can obtain the true tools needed to build a successful, wealth filled life: happiness, health, and living well.
Jason shares ways in which you can gain and utilize these building blocks instead of chasing the path of the most money and material items, leading you to a much more enjoyable life experience both in mind and body.
The Perfectly Imperfect Home by Deborah Needleman
I love this book not only because of the valuable and creative information found inside pertaining to home decor and thoughtful interior design, but also for the pretty and fun images throughout by the uber talented Virginia Johnson.
For those who don’t know this dynamic duo, Deborah Needleman is the Editor and Chief of Domino Magazine and truly values living a luxe life right in your own domain.
Virginia Johnson is an especially creative illustrator that we have respected for years and are super excited participated in this book! Get Your Copy Here!
The Love & Lemons Cookbook by Jeanine Donofrio
I honestly can’t say enough good things about his beautifully created cookbook. From the writer and blogger behind the incredibly popular Love & Lemons website, you will find a collection of not only delicious but also easy and efficient recipes that will please even the most discerning guest or family member.
We love the small lessons on stocking your pantry, cooking with what you already have, and creating eye candy on a plate. If you need a bit of a tutorial in creative cooking and entertaining, this books is for you.
Get Your Copy Here!
In The Company of Women by Grace Bonney (from Design Sponge notoriety)
Anybody who knows me, knows exactly how much I love this book. There is a reason it is on our permanent shop page as well as in this post!
In the Company of Women explores the lifestyles and attitudes of a number of women in many different creative industries and how they cope with the day to day of the work/life balance. Gorgeously written, each participant is asked a list of the same general questions about their personal and business lives, and their answers may surprise you. My fave question of the bunch: What is the best piece of advice you were ever given? You will love the multitude of answers! Get Your Copy Here!
Bad Girls Throughout History by Ann Shen
This is another book that will give you goosebumps not only from the words written but the illustrations presented. Gah, you won’t tire of looking at the watercolors created to accompany each woman’s historic tale, all by Ann herself.
Learn more about the courageous, fun, and encouraging women that helped to mold the feminist future, including Billie Holiday, Cleopatra, Amelia Earhart, and more.
Bonus Read for Little Creatives:
Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favilli & Francesca Cavallo
The first in a two book series, this wonderful read incorporates super pretty illustrations with 100 tales of extraordinary women.
Give the gift of education and girl power to the little one in your life by helping them to fully understand the steps take by the ladies who came before them, and how they can incorporate creative bravery into their own lives.
In a creative rut when it comes to all things outside of your work? We understand and we’ve got you covered! Take a look at our complete collectionCreative Lifestyle Posts here.
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Thursday, January 25th, 2018
BOOK BINGE! FIVE CREATIVE READS FOR 2018