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Books to inspire for the New Year

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With the New Year comes a season for new beginnings: whether you want to cook more, get outside more, start new practices, or just live better in general. Librarians Kellie Porter and Jessica Rudden-Dube join us on The Point to talk about New Year's resolutions, and inspiring books that can support them. Mindy Todd hosts.
Here's a link to the list of books mentioned on the program.

Weeknight Vegetarians by Jenny Rosenstranch
Talking to Strangers : what we should know about the people we don’t know by Malcolm Gladwell
How to Live, or a Life of Montaigne by Sarah Bakewell
Ready, Set, Cook: how to make good food with what's on hand (no fancy skills, fancy equipment, or fancy budget required) by Dawn Perry
101 Small Ways to Change the World by Aubre Andrus
Ladies Drawing Night by Julia Rothman, Leah Goren, and Rachael Cole
Stokes Guide to Nature in Winter by Donald and Lillian Stokes
Maybe you should talk to someone : a therapist, her therapist, and our lives revealed by Lori Gottlieb

The Heirloom Life Gardener by Jere & Emilee Gettle
The Vegetable Gardener's Container Bible by Edward C. Smith
Craft-A-Day 365 Handmade Projects by Sarah Goldschadt
New England Open House Cookbook by Sarah Leah Chase
How to Write a Mystery: A Handbook from Mystery Writers of America, Edited by Lee Child with Laurie R. King
The Power of Writing It Down by Allison Fallon
How to Make a Book (About My Dog) by Chris Barton and Sarah Horne
Our World Out of Balance: Understanding Climate Change and What We Can Do by Andrew Minoglio and Laurea Fanelli
Babel: Around the World in Twenty Languages by Gaston Dorren
Things by Boijmans Van Beuningen Museum, Rotterdam
Welcome Home: A Cozy Minimalist Guide to Decorating and Hosting All Year Round by Myquillyn Smith

Mindy Todd is the host and producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 30 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.