Auntie Hester’s Thanksgiving Reads

Thanksgiving is this Thursday, November 22nd. Auntie Hester has picked out some great books to get you in a giving and thankful mood. Click on (more…) for the full list.

Giving: How Each Of Us can Change The World by Bill Clinton
An inspiring look at how each of us can change the world, regardless of our incomes, available time, age or skills, by helping to give people a chance to live out their dreams.

 

Ask and it Is Given: Learning to Manifest Your Desires by Bill and Esther Hicks
Twenty-two different powerful processes to achieve your goals. Learn how to manifest your desires and live the joyous and fulfilling life you deserve.

 

What Are You Optimistic About?: Todays Leading Thinkers on Why Things are Good and Getting Better by John Brockman
From population growth to medicine to global warming, world-class minds offer carefully considered optimistic visions of tomorrow. Things we can say THANKS for! Edited by the writer of the bestseller “What is your dangerous idea?”

 

O Magazine
Oprah’s magazine always contains numerous great tips for boosting self-esteem. Buy O for someone who deserves it!

 

 

And lastly, here are two fabulous books on the opposite of giving – stealing!

The Gum Thief by Douglas Coupland
Roger, a shop assistant, “steals” diary entries from his coworker Bethany. (Actually they are made-up entries but they could have been right, she thinks, as she reads through the notebook he’s accidentally left in their staffroom.) Read on and shudder!

 

The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
It is 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier, and will become busier still. By her brother’s graveside, Liesel’s life is changed when she picks up a single object, partially hidden in the snow. So begins a love affair with books and words, as Liesel, with the help of her foster father, learns to read.