31 Proverbs to Light Your Path

Liz Curtis Higgs. WaterBrook.

ISBN 978-1-60142-893-6

Bible teacher Higgs examines 31 selections from the book of Proverbs in this flexible resource for devotional reading and small-group study modeled on her previous book 31 Verses to Write on Your Heart.

Basic Witches: How to Summon Success, Banish Drama, and Raise Hell with Your Coven

Jaya Saxena and Jess Zimmerman. Quirk.

ISBN 978-1-59474-977-3

Saxena and Zimmerman encourage women to reject damaging social pressures, clear away hopelessness, and feel sexy in their own bodies in this compact collection of feel-good spells, rituals, and talismans.

Big Love: The Power of Living with a Wide-Open Heart

Scott Stabile. New World Library.

ISBN 978-1-60868-493-9

In this uplifting memoir, Stabile, writer of the popular children’s movie The Oogieloves in the Big Balloon Adventure, shares his experience of living and loving big through many personal tragedies and transformations.

GraceLaced: Discovering Timeless Truths Through Seasons of the Heart

Ruth Chou Simons. Harvest House.

ISBN 978-0-7369-6904-8

Eight hundred individual pieces of art come together in this book of seasonal devotions from visual artist and author Chou Simons that includes scriptural vignettes alongside pretty florals and fanciful brushwork.

Laugh It Up! Embrace Freedom and Experience Defiant Joy

Candace Payne. Zondervan.

ISBN 978-0-310-35056-9

“Chewbacca Mom” Payne captured worldwide attention in with a 2016 video of her laughing hysterically in a Chewbacca mask. Here she explains how God has equipped her with unshakable joy that no circumstance can take away.

The Magickal Family

Monica Crosson. Llewellyn.

ISBN 978-0-7387-5093-4

Crosson provides anecdotes of her children’s spiritual awakenings and celebrations of the pagan lifestyle in this mix of memoir and ritual advice guide. She offers practical guidance on comforting children who are dealing with bullies, performing mindfulness exercises, making crafts, and encouraging children to feel confident.

Ordinary Graces: Word Gifts for Any Season

Lucinda Secrest McDowell. Abingdon.

ISBN 978-1-5018-4182-8

In these inspiring devotions, McDowell presents a teaching per day. These biblical blessings will remind readers that God’s grace is often most evident during the most dire moments, and a proper response to an abundance of blessings is simply gratitude.

So Close to Amazing: Stories of a DIY Life Gone Wrong… and Learning to Find the Beauty in Every Imperfection

KariAnne Wood. Tyndale Momentum.

ISBN 978-1-4964-2201-9

Wood, who runs the Thistlewood Farms lifestyle blog, inspires readers by reclaiming other people’s junk and transforming her finds into treasures.

The Wisdom of the Buddha: Heart Teachings in His Own Words

Anne Bancroft. Shambhala.

ISBN 978-1-61180-501-7

This book compiles selections from the Buddha’s sayings, stories, and teachings that deal with the search for truth, the way of contemplation, life and death, living in community, and many other topics.

The Wisdom of Sundays: Life-Changing Insights from Super Soul Conversations

Oprah Winfrey. Flatiron.

ISBN 978-1-250-13806-4

Plucked from her OWN network show Super Soul Sunday, Winfrey’s documents inspirational quotes and conversations with Arianna Huffington, Shonda Rhimes, Tony Robbins, Eckhart Tolle, and Thich Nhat Hahn, among others.