Lady Lit August 2015

Fiction

God Help the Child

by Toni Morrison

$24.95 | ISBN: 978-0-307-59417-4

god help the childChildhood is a time of innocence—a time to explore the promising world. Toni Morrison, winner of The Nobel Prize and author of “The Bluest Eye,” brings her readers the stories of children who were robbed of that promise. “God Help the Child” delves into the devil’s destruction of rape, robbery and ruin. Morrison artfully portrays the lives of four victims who were tainted in some way by the theft of a child’s innocence. The title could not be more perfect: “God Help the Child.”

Non-Fiction

The HD Diet

by Keren Gilbert

$25.99 | ISBN: 978-1-62336-293-5

the HD dietThe title is a little hokey. But Keren Gilbert has good advice for readers looking for a successful diet. Gilbert’s plan involves 12 weeks of eating a diet rich in “water-loving” foods like chia seeds, oats and spinach. This book is the complete guide with recipes like Raspberry-Cacao Sorbet, detailed shopping lists, food logs, daily menu templates and motivational stories from clients. The HD Diet offers a high success rate because it focuses on filling up with good stuff first; you can do anything for 12 weeks, right?

Wildcard

Procrastinate on Purpose

by Rory Vaden

$24.95 | ISBN: 978-0-399-17062-1

procrastinate on purposeIf you are attracted to the title of this book, then you must already be a procrastinator. But for the first time that might be a good thing. Rory Vaden uses this book to teach his readers how to “multiply” their time: identifying significant priorities, creating time to do things you desire, practicing the art of saying “no,” and gaining control of your time. Vaden is a self-discipline strategist and a New York Times Bestselling author whose work has been featured on Fox News, The Wall Street Journal and Oprah Radio. Happy procrastination!


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