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Our 5 Favorite Poolside Reads for the New Year

Want to relax poolside with a good, motivating book? We got you covered. Check out our 5 favorite poolside reads for you to enjoy this new year!

1. Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear
by Elizabeth Gilbert

Whether you are looking to embark on a new life journey, spice up your current one, or just feel a bit more motivated; this book by Elizabeth Gilbert will get you pumped up to live beyond your own fears. After reading this, you will be ready to take on any obstacle 2022 brings you!
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert

2. Raise Your Hand
by Alice Tapper

Yes, this is technically a children’s book, but we promise everyone still needs to read it. In this 32-page story, the author Alice Tapper illustrates for us the importance of finding the determination and bravery in ourselves to speak our mind and let our brilliant ideas be heard! It’s a must-read for any age.
Raise Your Hand by Alice Tapper

3. Year of Yes
by Shonda Rhimes

If you’re looking for a fascinating autobiography filled with great life advice, look no further! Year of Yes takes you on the life journey of acclaimed television genius Shonda Rhimes, who is responsible for shows like Bridgerton and Grey’s Anatomy. With this book, you are sure to find both motivation and enjoyment.

Year of Yes by Shonda Rhimes

4. Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad
by Austin Kleon

Want a simple book that encourages you to stay creative? Filled with inspiration, Keep Going is 224 pages of beautifully designed pages of perfect advice for creatives. This book is the perfect way to stay inspired.

Keep Going: 10 Ways to Stay Creative in Good Times and Bad by Austin Kleon

5. Atomic Habits
by James Clear

Ready to set your goals and follow them, too? Well, James Clear has written a book on how to do just that. Many new year’s goals revolve around breaking bad habits and this book helps layout the tactics to refocus and push forward, even when everything is working against you.
Atomic Habits by James Clear

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