Marjorie Mann

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Home Detox: Make Your Home a Healthier Place for Everyone Who Lives There

Committed environmentalists interested in upping their game and being better citizens of planet Earth will find this guide useful. Highly recommended for all libraries.
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Marie Kondo’s Kurashi at Home: How To Organize Your Space and Achieve Your Ideal Life

This book moves beyond the home to include everyday activities and lifestyle. It’s likely to be in high demand due to Kondo’s popularity.
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Graceful Exits: Making the Case for Getting Good at Goodbye

While this is an important topic, readers should be aware that the author writes from her personal experiences, or the personal experiences of acquaintances, rather than any formal education, training, or research. The book would have greatly benefited from a collated list of resources. An optional purchase.
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Road Life: An Inspirational Guide to Living and Travelling on Four Wheels

An optional purchase for libraries with extensive travel or lifestyle collections, or where there is demand.
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How To Sew Clothes: Learn with Intuitive, Super-Hackable Patterns

The authors make sewing both inspirational and inviting for beginning sewists, in a book that reflects the modern ethos of environmental sustainability and the ethos of thrift from earlier eras. An optional purchase for libraries with a strong crafts section.
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Knitting the National Parks: 63 Easy-To-Follow Designs for Beautiful Beanies Inspired by the US National Parks

Buy where there is reader demand for intermediate-level knitting projects, with the caveat that this is for experienced right-handed U.S. knitters; left-handed and non-U.S. knitters will need to know how to do their own conversions and where to look for stitch abbreviations.

My Hygge Home: How To Make Home Your Happy Place

This book is engaging, informative, timely, and inspirational, all in one. Highly recommended for all types of libraries.
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Americana Soul: Homes Designed with Love, Comfort, and Intention

This book is useful to anyone planning a renovation project to cull tips and ideas but with the caveat that its primary focus is on the design aesthetics. It does not contain information on a home’s functionality or infrastructure. An optional purchase for public libraries or where HGTV-related publications are in demand.
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Threads of Awakening: An American Woman’s Journey into Tibet’s Sacred Textile Art

Readers interested in Tibetan culture and Buddhist spiritual practices will find this book of interest.
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