We all start the new year with new goals, whether it be to be a more adventurous eater or to hit the gym more often. It’ll be easier to accomplish your goals with these books as your guide. Fat Girls Hiking shows that the outdoors is for everyone, no matter your size or background. Transform what’s familiar into a new dish with Here We Go Again and try out oysters this year if you haven’t already. Let the experts, like Dr. Jenny Wang and Andrea Owen, help you live a more fulfilling life. Create new habits this year that’ll help improve your life beyond 2024.
Eating the same thing twice or even three times a week can become a snooze, but leftovers can be so much more with Here We Go Again. The recipes in this collection shine the well-deserved spotlight your leftovers deserve and are perfect for ingredients that would otherwise be bound to go in the trash. Kick off this new year by living more sustainably.
If you haven’t already given this delectable shellfish a try, 2024 may be the year to do so. This ode to this little decadent food will offer recipes, stories, history, and tips to oyster lovers and the oyster curious. Besides learning how to shuck them and enjoy them on a half shell, this oyster bible and cookbooks offers a wide range of recipes from Irish Beef and Oyster Pie to a Filipino Oyster Kinilaw.
Asian Americans are experiencing a reckoning regarding their identity and race, inspiring them to reconsider the cultural frameworks that enabled their assimilation into American culture. Asian Americans are the least likely racial group to seek out mental health services. Permission to Come Home takes Asian Americans on an empowering journey toward reclaiming their health. With insights and evidence-based tools, Dr. Jenny T. Wang offers readers permission to feel, take up space, and return to a place of acceptance and belonging.
If you’re trying to get more time outdoors but aren’t sure where to start, look no further than this guide from the founder of the Fat Girls Hiking community. With heartfelt stories, practical advice, personal profiles of community members, and helpful trail reviews, this book helps people of all body types, sizes, and backgrounds hit the trails and find themselves in nature. Whether you’re an experienced or aspiring hiker, Summer Michaud-Skog insists that outdoor recreation should welcome everyone.
In this candid self-improvement guide for women, Andrea Owen offers advice about the most common self-destructive behaviors women engage in. The chapters are short and digestible, with punch points of awareness. It’s been newly updated to address the COVID-19 global pandemic, toxic positivity, and the destructive impact of social media. Readers can overcome their negative habits with compassion and understanding to create more fulfilling lives.
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