Aphrodite Made Me Do It - by Trista Mateer (Paperback)
Dimensions (Overall): 7.9 Inches (H) x 5.2 Inch (W) x .6 Inch (D)Weight: .7 PoundsNumber of Pages: 224Genre: PoetrySub-Genre: Subjects & ThemesFormat: PaperbackPublisher: Central Avenue PublishingAuthor: Trista MateerAge Range: AdultBook theme: Love & EroticaLanguage: English About the Book Bestselling and award-winning author Mateer takes an imaginative approach to self-care in this new poetry and prose collection. In this empowering retelling, she uses the mythology of the goddess to weave a common thread through the past and present. Book Synopsis Voted one of the best poetry collections of 2019 by readers on Goodreads! Bestselling and Goodreads Choice Award winning poet Trista Mateer takes a magical approach to self-care with her new collection, Aphrodite Made Me Do It. In this empowering and feminist retelling, Mateer transforms the mythology of the goddess into 224 pages of modern poetry and full-color artwork. Broken into sections alternating between the perspective of The Poet and Aphrodite herself, the work within tackles the timeless topic of love--romantic, platonic, and self-love. The collection addresses issues like heartbreak, sexuality, womanhood, trauma, and the restorative power in taking control of your own lore, speaking your truths, and rewriting your origin story. If you let her, by the end of this book, Aphrodite will make you believe in the possibility of your own healing. "If you were only made to be beautiful, we wouldn't have put you down here in the dirt."Perfect for fans of Amanda Lovelace, Nikita Gill, Rupi Kaur, Elizabeth Acevedo, Rick Riordan, and Madeline Miller; or anyone interested in Greek myths, tarot, and Instagram poetry. Review Quotes "Aphrodite Made Me Do It is a dazzling portal of a collection. Trista Mateer erupts with spells of thunder and then gifts you with a careful platter of language to cast them yourself." --Blythe Baird, Author of If My Body Could Speak "Aphrodite Made Me Do It is a gentle scream from outside of your window. You will find grace between these pages and a little sadness, too--the kind that makes flowers grow in all of the places you need them most." --Wilder, author of Nocturnal About The Author Trista Mateer is a visual artist, poet, writer and freelance editor who began putting words on paper at twelve and never found a good enough reason to stop. Known for her eponymous blog, she is now the author of multiple poetry collections, including When The Stars Wrote Back (2020), Aphrodite Made Me Do It (2019), Honeybee (2018), and The Dogs I Have Kissed (2015) which won a Goodreads Choice Award the year of its release. She currently lives in a house by the sea in New Jersey; and when she's not wrangling her cat, Honeybun, she stares out at the water and waits for the words to wash ashore.
The Real Simple Method to Organizing Every Room - (Paperback)
Dimensions (Overall): 10 Inches (H) x 1 Inches (W) x 5 Inches (D)Weight: 1 PoundsNumber of Pages: 272Genre: House + HomeSub-Genre: Cleaning, Caretaking & OrganizingFormat: PaperbackPublisher: Real SimpleAuthor: EditedAge Range: AdultLanguage: English About the Book This book "offers ... solutions and ... guidance to help you rein in the chaos, no matter how little time you have, [helping] you take control room by room with ... checklists, hundreds of ... tips, and ... photographs"--Back cover. Book Synopsis From the editors of REAL SIMPLE Magazine comes the definitive, clutter-busting, space-maximizing road map to create a happier home. The Real Simple Method to Organizing Every Room offers smart solutions and detailed guidance to help you rein in the chaos, no matter how little time you have. This book helps you take control room by room with handy checklists, hundreds of practical tips, and inspiring photographs. Whether you live in a small space or a large one, the experts from Real Simple have the best why-didn't-I-think-of-that advice for creating and keeping an easy, stylish, organized home. About The Author Since its launch, in 2000, Real Simple has provided millions of loyal consumers with beautiful, practical ways to make their lives easier and better. Real Simple's previous books-Dinner Made Simple, The Real Simple Guide to Real Life; 869 New Uses for Old Things; Cleaning; Celebrations: Meals Made Easy; Solutions; and The Organized Home-are available wherever books are sold.
A Strangely Wrapped Gift - by Emily Juniper (Paperback)
Dimensions (Overall): 8 Inches (H) x 5.2 Inch (W) x .6 Inch (D)Weight: .4 PoundsNumber of Pages: 192Genre: PoetrySub-Genre: Women AuthorsFormat: PaperbackPublisher: Central Avenue PublishingAuthor: Emily JuniperAge Range: AdultLanguage: English Book Synopsis In A Strangely Wrapped Gift, you will find journeys from mental illness to recovery, from heartbreak to heart growth, from hopelessness to empowerment, and from the ocean to the stars. Juniper takes heavy, emotional raw material and weaves it into stunning, relatable poetry you'll long to share with friends and loved ones. This collection is a reminder that broken pieces make the most beautiful mosaics, and that all of us possess the power to bloom even after a harsh winter. About The Author Emily Juniper is a New York based poet and author. She writes about mental health, relationships, nostalgia, and her experience coming out as an adult. When she's not listening to broody music and writing, she can be found cuddling with her rescue dog, going on nature walks, hiking in the Adirondacks, and interacting with her readers on social media. Emily is the author of three poetry collections (Things I Learned in the Night, Swim, A Strangely Wrapped Gift). Find Emily @evergreen.reveries.
Parenting with Sanity & Joy - by Susan G Groner (Paperback)
Dimensions (Overall): 7 Inches (H) x .6 Inches (W) x 5 Inches (D)Weight: 1 PoundsNumber of Pages: 176Genre: Family + RelationshipsSub-Genre: ReferenceFormat: PaperbackPublisher: Collective Book StudioAuthor: Susan G GronerAge Range: AdultLanguage: English Book Synopsis In this collection of readily actionable tips, parenting mentor Sue Groner distills the best parenting wisdom into one easy-to-read book, providing simple, fun, and effective guidance. Parenting with Sanity and Joy will help parents feel more confident as they navigate one of the most important roles they will ever take on. Review Quotes "This is a great book to read right now as so many of us are spending more or even all of our time with our families. It would also make a good gift for any parent-to-be, highlighting some issues and celebrations they have in store." --Rachel Teichman, tc jewfolk "The most beautiful thing about the advice in this book is that it all comes with a deep wisdom and love based on years of experience, and a positive energy that any kid would want in their parents!" -Katya Libin, co-founder and CEO of HeyMama "To call Sue a miracle worker is an understatement. Sue has coached me through it all--communicating better with my rambunctious toddler, establishing healthier relationships with our support system (family and external), and teaching me various tools and prompts to stay firm on the important things and let the little things go. She's a light in our family's life. -Hitha Palepu, author and entrepreneur About The Author Susan G. Groner is the founder of The Parenting Mentor, which provides on-site and virtual coaching sessions for parents of toddlers through teens. She lives in New York with her husband and two children. To learn more about Susan, visit theparentingmentor.com. Arguably one of Finland's most prolific illustrators working today, Sanna Mander's cheerful work evokes catalogues and editorial illustrations of the 1960s with a contemporary twist. In 2006 she won Cannes Young Creatives and was awarded Junior of the year in 2007 at the Finnish Best of the Year advertising and design competition. Inspired by the luscious flora and fauna surrounding her in her native Finland, Sanna's images are mixed media odes to the unpredictable, cluttered joys of the world around her.
Nineteen - by Makenzie Campbell (Paperback)
Dimensions (Overall): 7.9 Inches (H) x 5.2 Inch (W) x .6 Inch (D)Weight: .4 PoundsNumber of Pages: 192Genre: PoetrySub-Genre: Women AuthorsFormat: PaperbackPublisher: Central Avenue PublishingAuthor: Makenzie CampbellAge Range: AdultLanguage: English Book Synopsis "A necessary reminder that whatever we are feeling, we are never feeling it alone." --Trista Mateer, author of Aphrodite Made Me Do It "There are defining moments in our lives that we often experience in certain places. It's in these places, that we feel particular emotions, which help shape who we become. For anyone whose emotions are tied to places, this book is for you."--Courtney Peppernell, author of Pillow Thoughts By the author of the wildly successful 2am Thoughts, comes Nineteen -- titled after the poet's age when she wrote this new book. Nineteen is a collection of poetry that broaches heartbreak, love, loss, war, peace, and healing. For every place we go, there is a feeling or memory that's been painted on the walls. You can paint over it, but it will always be there. Even if you can't see it, you know. You can feel the heartbreak inside the bedroom where you lost a love. You can feel the hope at the coffee shop where a beginning happened. You can feel the healing as you sit in the driver's seat, in charge of your own life. "A journey. An exploration. A reminder to put one foot in front of the other even when it's dark because there is always a light waiting for you in the distance."--Wilder, Author of Nocturnal "In spare poems with aphoristic lines and short prose segments, the book speaks to adolescent pain and suffering."--Publishers Weekly Check out Makenzie Campbell's other hit poetry book 2am Thoughts Review Quotes "In spare poems with aphoristic lines and short prose segments, the book speaks to adolescent pain and suffering." --Publishers Weekly "Nineteen is a journey. An exploration. A reminder to put one foot in front of the other even when it's dark because there is always a light waiting for you in the distance. These words will reach in your direction, they will pull you back to places you thought you had forgotten only to remind you how far you have come. There is heartbreak living inside of here, but the most beautiful thing is that there is healing between these pages, too." --Wilder, Author of Nocturnal "Campbell's newest collection serves as a necessary reminder that whatever we are feeling, we are never feeling it alone." --Trista Mateer, author of Aphrodite Made Me Do It "There are defining moments in our lives that we often experience in certain places. It's in these places, that we feel particular emotions, which help shape who we become. Nineteen perfectly captures this. Whether you are sad and heartbroken in your bedroom, thinking about life in the shower or realising that you are ultimately in the driver's seat of your own destiny, Makenzie's words create a link between place and memory. For anyone whose emotions are tied to places, this book is for you." --Courtney Peppernell, author of Pillow Thoughts About The Author Makenzie Campbell grew up in the Pacific Northwest and has been expressing herself through poetry since grade school. Following the success of her debut, 2am Thoughts, Makenzie continues her writing journey with her new collection, Nineteen, inspired by her experience transitioning into adulthood. Makenzie is pursuing a degree in psychology at Washington State University, and her little free time is spent traveling the world and exploring the wild trails of the Cascades. Find Makenzie @makenzie.campbell.poetry