THE COURAGE TO BE DISLIKED, by Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga, Simon & Schuster

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up for the mind, The Courage to Be Disliked is the Japanese phenomenon that shows you how to free yourself from the shackles of past experiences and others’ expectations to achieve real happiness. The Courage to Be Disliked, already an enormous bestseller in Asia with more than 3.5 million copies … Continue reading THE COURAGE TO BE DISLIKED, by Ichiro Kishimi and Fumitake Koga, Simon & Schuster

THE ENCHANTED LIFE, UNLOCKING THE MAGIC OF THE EVERYDAY, by Sharon Blackie, Ambrosia Publishing

  Enchantment. By Dr. Sharon Blackie’s definition, a vivid sense of belongingness to a rich and many-layered world, a profound and whole-hearted participation in the adventure of life. Enchantment is a natural, spontaneous human tendency — one we possess as children, but lose, through social and cultural pressures, as we grow older. It is an … Continue reading THE ENCHANTED LIFE, UNLOCKING THE MAGIC OF THE EVERYDAY, by Sharon Blackie, Ambrosia Publishing

ALL THE EVER AFTERS, The Untold Story of Cinderella’s Stepmother, by Danielle Teller, William Morrow/HarperCollinsPublishers

In the vein of Wicked, The Woodcutter, and Boy, Snow, Bird, a luminous reimagining of a classic tale, told from the perspective of Agnes, Cinderella’s “evil” stepmother. We all know the story of Cinderella. Or do we? As rumors about the cruel upbringing of beautiful newlywed Princess Cinderella roil the kingdom, her stepmother, Agnes, who … Continue reading ALL THE EVER AFTERS, The Untold Story of Cinderella’s Stepmother, by Danielle Teller, William Morrow/HarperCollinsPublishers