Here are a few recent book titles by alumnae whose expertise might be just what you were looking for.

CAREER

Stand Out: How to Find Your Breakthrough Idea and Build a Following Around It
Dorie Clark ’97
Portfolio, Penguin’s business imprint

The Experiential Guide to Law Practice Management: Owning and Operating Your Own Firm
Lynne Adair Kramer ’73 and Ann L. Nowak
Carolina Academic Press

Boredom in the Classroom: Addressing Student Motivation, Self-Regulation, and Engagement in Learning
Gayle Macklem MA ’67
Springer

The Silicon Valley Guide to Becoming a 6-Figure Marketing Consultant
Alison Ginsburg Sokoloff ’86
Amazon ebook

FAMILY

Feed Your Vegetarian Teen: A Practical Guide to Serving Easy Meals the Whole Family Will Enjoy
Donna Feldman (Donna Psiaki Feldman ’73)
CreateSpace 2016

Reading Picture Books with Children: How to Shake Up Storytime and Get Kids Talking About What They See
Megan Dowd Lambert ’96
Charlesbridge

Science for Parents: A Guide to Teaching Children About the Natural World
Karla Talanian (Karla Kopczynski Talanian ’85)
CreateSpace

Permission to Parent: How to raise your child with love and limits
Robin Berman Rothstein MSW ’72
Harper

HOBBIES

Get Started Quilting: The Complete Beginner Guide
Jessica Alexandrakis (Jessica Hastings Alexandrakis ’01)
Interweave

WELL-BEING

This Is Cancer: Everything You Need to Know from the Bedroom to the Waiting Room
Laura Holmes Haddad ’97
Seal Press

Addiction Is the Symptom: Heal the Cause and Prevent Relapse with 12 Steps That Really Work
Rosemary Ellsworth Brown (Rosemary Brown AC ’89)
Algorithm Books

The ABCs of Staying Young
Roswitha Leuthold McIntosh ’55
CreateSpace

FINANCES

Funded! How I Leveraged My Passion to Live a Fulfilling Life and How You Can Too
Lucy Gent Foma ’09
Morgan James Publishing

FOOD

Well Read, Well Fed: A Year of Great Reads and Simple Dishes for Book Groups
Marcia F. Brown ’75
Sellers Publishing

Bistronomy: Recipes from the Best New Paris Bistros
Jane Sigal ’80; foreword by Patricia Wells
Rizzoli

The Soup Club Cookbook: Feed Your Friends, Feed Your Family, Feed Yourself
Courtney Allison ’95, Tina Carr, Caroline Laskow and Julie Peacock
Clarkson Potter

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