Here is a list of books that have enriched my life. Please share your favorites with us, so we can spread the word! This list will grow, so check back every once in a while!
"A Prayer For Owen Meany" by John Irving
To date, this is my all time favorite novel, ever. I've read it twice, and perhaps enjoyed it even more the second time. No other book has caused me to stay up half the night, and laugh out loud like this one. I fell in love with all of the characters, especially Owen Meany.
"I Hope You Have a Good Life" by Campbell Armstrong
This is a heartbreaking, yet remarkable story of two women who have to live a whole lifetime of loving and caring for each other in just a few short weeks.
"The Hours" by Michael Cunningham
"The Fountainhead" by Ayn Rand
"The Catcher in the Rye" by J.D. Salinger
"Pay it Forward" by Catherine Ryan Hyde
"The Color Purple" by Alice Walker
"Dream Big" by Lisa Hammond
"Make a Name for Yourself" by Robin Fisher Roffer
"Go to your Studio and Make Stuff" a poster book by Fred Babb
A book filled with fabulous, frameable art, and inspiring, sometimes sassy text.
"Awareness" by Anthony De Mello
"The War of Art" by Steven Pressfield
"The 12 Secrets of Highly Creative Women" by Gail McMeekin
"The Artist's Way" by Julia Cameron
"Eat Mangoes Naked" by Sark
"365 Ways to Help your Children Grow" by Sheila Ellison
"One Day my Soul Just Opened Up" by Iyanla Vanzant
"52 Projects: Random Acts of Everyday Creativity" by Jeffrey Yamaguchi
"The 5 Things we Cannot Change..and the Happiness we find by Embracing them" by David Richo
"New Country Color" by Susan Sargent
You will never look at color the same. You might start painting your dining room chairs!
"Inspired Gatherings" by Tracey Porter
The gatherings featured in this book truly are inspired...so many luscious details are attended to in every image.
"Dreams from Home" by Tracey Porter
Another fabulous layer of details and ideas for the home, included with a great story of inspiration for anyone who dreams of starting anew, in life or career.