Book Room 2022


Here are some books to check out for some deeper inspiration this year.  As always, we try to support our local and independent book stores, so think about heading to your local book shop to purchase.  As you buy a book, you keep a local business on the right track and help a community thrive.  Find your indie bookstore.

Books focused on Walking

Wanderers:  A History of Women Walking by Kerri Andrews and Kathleen Jamie
The Artist’s Journey: The Perfumed Pilgrim Tackles the Camino de Santiago by Marcia Shaver
The Living Mountain by Nan Shepherd
Wanderlust by Rebecca Solnit
To the River:  A Journey Beneath the Surface by Olivia Laing
Wild by Cheryl Strayed
Walking in Wonder by John O’Donahue, John Quinn, and Krista Tippett
New York in Stride:  An Insider’s Walking Guide
Walking Broadway:  Thirteen Miles of Architecture and History by William Hennessey
The Joy of Movement by Kelly McGonigal
How to Walk by Thich Nhat Hanh
Walking by Henry David Thoreau
In Praise of Walking by Shane O’Mara
In Praise of Paths:  Walking through Time and Nature by Torbjorn Ekelund and Becky L. Crook
Walking to Listen by Andrew Forsthoefel
Great Hiking Trails of the World by Karen Berger, Bill McKibben, and The American Hiking Society

Other Inspirational Books

A Rhythm of Prayer  by Sarah Bessey
Fierce Love:  A Bold Path to a Better Life and a Better World by Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis
Wholehearted Faith by Rachel Held Evans with Jeff Chu
Breaking Old Rhythms:  Answering the Call of a Creative God  by Amena Brown
Holy Envy:  Finding God in the Faith of Others by Barbara Brown Taylor
The High 5 Habit by Mel Robbins
Year of Yes by Shonda Rimes
The Nature Fix  by Florence Williams
The Wild Remedy:  How Nature Mends Us  by Emma Mitchell
Call Us What We Carry by Amanda Gorman
Where to Begin by Cleo Wade
Professional Troublemaker by Luvvie Ajayi Jones
How to Carry Water:  Collected Poems of Lucille Clifton by Lucille Clifton
The Moment of Lift by Melinda Gates

Do you have a suggestion for a book that women would love to read?  The book does not have to be spiritual in nature, but we are hoping to include books, both fiction and non-fiction that will inspire.  Please email doll.marcie@gmail.com with your suggestions.

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