New Beginnings Book Lists
A new year might call for a new you, but it also calls for a new book to read! Here's a selection of stories about fresh starts and new beginnings, in all their different forms. Everyone always promises themselves that this is the year they'll get fit, but if you read this book, you might just find you're inspired to do it once and for all. Alexandra's first attempt at running ended badly. But, after finding she runs with her head as much as her body, six years later she'd completed six marathons. This is a book for anyone who loves reading about relationships, ambition, and self-love.
Liz Sutton once loved Ethan Hendrix but when things got rocky, she ran. Now, years later, Liz will return to her first love, hopeful for a new start and a new life in her hometown. Katie and Alex are both haunted by their pasts but when Katie runs away to a small, close-knit town in North Carolina, the two will find new beginnings in each other and hope for the future. Victoria Jones spent her life in foster care, unable to trust anyone. Using flowers as her escape from the real world, she will learn that she has a shot at true happiness if she lets her walls down.
Brimming with practical exercises and stories of people discovering how to work with purpose, The Quarter-Life Breakthrough offers fresh, counterintuitive and inspiring career advice for anyone stuck in a quarter or third -life crisis. My mom was 53 when she enrolled in college. She was well respected and made a good living. The first catalyst was an article in the Tampa Tribune detailing the career of a woman in her late 70s who was retiring from a lifetime of teaching. It dawned on my mom that she not only still had time to get her degree, but she had time to go on and teach for 25 years.
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Here are some of our favourite books about turning over a new leaf to begin your reading. The new book from Lucy Diamond publishes in hardback and ebook on 11th January, the perfect read to start your year with.
There are 59 books on this list. Each year, the selection of new books by, for, and about black people gets better and better, which makes whittling them down for an end-of-year list incredibly difficult. This list is about books that may have flown under your radar. Many are independently published. Fiction about mental illness. Nonfiction about the Black Panthers.