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13 Incredible New Books to Add to Your Bookshelf This Month

Books

7 surprising books that will make your life better

I read a lot of books. I reference at least one book a week in these blog posts but I have to read a lot more than that — usually 4 to 5 times as …

Drop Nine Pounds in Three Days by Transforming Your Gut Bacteria

Not long ago, scientists realized that “trillions of bacteria living in our guts have a surprising effect on our weight,” according to Dr. Oz. Turns …

These Are the 5 Food Champions of Weekday Breakfast

Eggs, oatmeal, smoothies, yogurt, and toast are breakfast staples that we all know and love, likely leading many of us to undervalue their prowess …

Breakfast

5 Books to Read Now if You Want to Retire Rich

The best retirement planning books, according to experts.<p>You might be able to start collecting Social Security at 62, but personal finance expert …

Retirement

This week’s must-read books

<b>Red Clocks</b> <i><br>Leni Zumas (fiction, Little, Brown)</i><br>In the America of “Red Clocks,” IVF is banned and abortion is illegal. Five women in a small town in …

The 100 best nonfiction books of all time: the full list

After two years of careful reading, moving backwards through time, Robert McCrum has concluded his selection of the 100 greatest nonfiction books. Take a quick look at five centuries of great writing<p>Robert McCrum reflects on his 100 greatest nonfiction books list The 100 best novels written in …

Literature

I Read 75 Books in 2017 & These Were My Top 10

In my mission to read as many books as I could in 2017, I explored new genres, new voices, and became the go-to girl for book recommendations. It's a …

Books

30 Must-Read Books

<i>The Great Gatsby,</i> by F. Scott Fitzgerald<p>“It’s hard to say what anyone should or shouldn’t read, let alone <i>everyone,</i> but <i>The Great Gatsby</i> is a book I …

Books

These are 2017’s best books according to Amazon

We're listening...<p><b>From the editors of Real Simple</b> <b><br>Words by Liz Steelman</b><p>If you’ve already got through the brilliant books the <i>Marie Claire</i> team are …

14 High-Protein Oatmeal Recipes to Get You Through Any Morning

I like to think of myself as a fairly adventurous eater. I'll try anything once. I grew up on three different continents and was lucky enough to eat …

Breakfast

10 terrifying horror books you've never read

As long as I can remember I have enjoyed stories that frighten me. As a child, on rainy early autumn afternoons in our crumbling Victorian farmhouse …

Black tea boosts weight loss by altering gut bacteria

With obesity affecting more than a third of adults in the United States, identifying new weight loss strategies is a key priority for researchers. In …

Here are the 20 books nominated for the 2017 National Book Awards

Every product here is independently selected by Mashable journalists. If you buy something featured, we may earn an affiliate commission which helps …

One-Pot Bountiful Bean Stew

<b>Ingredients</b><p>1½ tablespoons olive oil<br>• 1½ cups chopped onion<br>• 2 cups cubed peeled butternut squash*<br>• 2 cups chopped red or yellow or orange bell peppers (or mixture), about 2 large bell peppers<br>• 1 cup cooked garbanzo beans or about 1/2 can, drained and rinsed*<br>• 1 cup cooked white beans (Great Northern, Navy or …

Slow Cookers

Smart and Simple Ways to Find Inspiration and Motivate Yourself

Get inspiration from the general population in your life InvestThe post Smart and Simple Ways to Find Inspiration and Motivate Yourself appeared …

Motivation

11 books on the future of humanity that everyone should read

But many writers have imagined the future in their work, inviting us to travel through time.<p>We asked Lynn Lobash, manager of the New York Public Library's Reader Services department, to recommend the books about the future that everyone should read.<p>Here are 11, and you can see more recommendations …

Books

13 Make-Ahead Breakfast Recipes to Fuel Your Whole30 Mornings

If you’re doing a Whole30 reboot for spring, good for you! Hitting the refresh button now will give you increased energy and stamina for long walks and hikes as the warmer weather kicks in. But let’s get down to the nitty-gritty and talk about what you’ll need to fuel those days: breakfast. The …

Breakfast

The Best Technology Tools for Content Marketing

These are the tools that I use to address three critical content marketing areas -- strategy, creation and distribution.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The rate of content creation is growing exponentially year over year and content marketers now face more competition …

Marketing

16 Vegan Soup and Stew Recipes to Warm You Up

As much as I love a bowl of beef stew or broccoli cheese soup, you don't need meat or dairy to make a fantastic pot of soup. Limiting yourself to plant-based ingredients is one of the best ways to give seasonal produce the respect they deserve. That means Italian <i>ribollita</i> packed with kale and …

Cooking

Make Your Own Protein Bars With Only 6 Healthy Ingredients

Why would you take the time and effort to make your own protein bars when there's practically an entire dedicated aisle at the grocery store? The …

These Are TIME's Most Anticipated Books of 2017

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Books

18 apps you should use daily to be more productive

<i>Pocket lets you save articles to read offline later — on any device.</i><p>It's easy to forget to come back to an article you want to read when you're …

Apps

Are You Thinking Too Much?

<b>Are you thinking too much?</b><p><i>The Practice:</i><p>Rest your weary head.<p><i>Why?</i><p>The traditional saying that's this week's practice has been sinking in for me lately. Thoughts have been swirling around like a sandstorm about work, things I've been reading, household tasks, finances, concerns about people, a yard …

Mindfulness

12 No-Bake Vegan Protein Bars

Proteinproteinprotein. In America, you can never have enough protein.<p>Got a stain on your shirt? Have some protein.<p>Phone died? Have some protein.<p>Broke your left toe? Have some protein.<p>It's next to impossible to be deficient in protein if you're consuming enough calories. Did you know that your body …

Nutrition

Outrageous oats: 13 sweet and savory ways to upgrade oatmeal

When it comes to eating a hot breakfast, oatmeal is hard to beat. A steaming bowl warms you up on cold mornings, satisfies your hunger and keeps you full for hours. Plus, thanks to the speediness of quick-cooking oats, you can enjoy a filling and comforting breakfast on even the busiest of weekdays.<p>…

Breakfast

22 ways to earn passive income

Making money while you sleep.<p>Has a nice ring to it, doesn't it?<p>After reading books like "Rich Dad Poor Dad" and "4 Hour Work Week," I became interested obsessed with making passive income.<p>Whenever someone needs additional income, the stereotypical suggestion offered is to "get a part-time job."<p>But …

Personal Finance

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser | Inc.com

Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are 100 podcasts that …

Entrepreneurship

5 Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is more than a hot topic or trending hashtag. The term describes an extremely important concept: a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and …

Emotional Intelligence