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7 Books to Help You Reorganize, Reinvent, and Rejuvenate

Emma Volk is a summer intern at Touchstone, a imprint of Simon & Schuster. She studies English at Columbia University and is the Design Editor for the Columbia Daily Spectator. While classics like THE GREAT GATSBY and THE HOUSE OF MIRTH will always hold a special place in her heart and on her shelf, she also enjoys a range of modern and literary fiction.

Why put off spring cleaning until the spring? Thanks to the back-to-school energy in the crisp October air, fall is the perfect time for organization and reinvention. Get inspired with these seven books that will help you declutter your home and rejuvenate your mind!


The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
by Marie Kondo

Imagine having to organize your home only once, and living happily ever after in a beautifully tidy space. Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo shares her revolutionary cleaning method that promises to help you do just that in this blockbuster bestseller and international phenomenon.

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up
Marie Kondo

Imagine having to organize your home only once, and living happily ever after in a beautifully tidy space. Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo shares her revolutionary cleaning method that promises to help you do just that in this blockbuster bestseller and international phenomenon.

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The Joy of Less
by Francine Jay

Find a more streamlined existence with this minimalist guide to simplifying and decluttering your home and your life. This practical and lighthearted handbook will inspire you to find happiness by creating a more serene life.

The Joy of Less
Francine Jay

Find a more streamlined existence with this minimalist guide to simplifying and decluttering your home and your life. This practical and lighthearted handbook will inspire you to find happiness by creating a more serene life.

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Big Magic
by Elizabeth Gilbert
From the author of Eat, Pray, Love comes a wise exploration of creativity for anyone who’s ever longed to live a more vibrant, inspired, and fulfilling life. This unique guide cracks open a world of wonder and joy to help readers find the courage to live creatively.
Big Magic
Elizabeth Gilbert

On Wendy’s wish list

I would like to start my new year with a shot of creativity and write more than email in 2017. Elizabeth Gilbert’s curious and compassionate exploration of creativity is just the inspiration I’m looking for.

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Organized Simplicity
by Tsh Oxenreider

There’s no better way to be happy than to live an intentional and simple life, as you’ll discover when you crack open Tsh Oxenreider’s inspirational yet realistic guide. More than just a practical guidebook, this thoughtful meditation on modern life will encourage anyone who feels short on time and purpose.

Organized Simplicity
Tsh Oxenreider

There’s no better way to be happy than to live an intentional and simple life, as you’ll discover when you crack open Tsh Oxenreider’s inspirational yet realistic guide. More than just a practical guidebook, this thoughtful meditation on modern life will encourage anyone who feels short on time and purpose.

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Better Than Before
by Gretchen Rubin

How do we change ourselves? Through changing our habits. And how do we change our habits? Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project, tackles this question with candor, humor, and, of course, wonderfully practical advice.

Better Than Before
Gretchen Rubin

How do we change ourselves? Through changing our habits. And how do we change our habits? Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project, tackles this question with candor, humor, and, of course, wonderfully practical advice.

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Rising Strong
by Brené Brown

Fall. Get up. Try again. That’s the inevitable pattern of life, and social scientist Brené Brown thinks we can learn something about ourselves from it. In her inventive and deeply researched book, she teaches us that rising strong from failure is the most powerful thing we can do and guides us on a path toward a braver, more wholehearted life.

Rising Strong
Brené Brown

Fall. Get up. Try again. That’s the inevitable pattern of life, and social scientist Brené Brown thinks we can learn something about ourselves from it. In her inventive and deeply researched book, she teaches us that rising strong from failure is the most powerful thing we can do and guides us on a path toward a braver, more wholehearted life.

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Carry On, Warrior
by Glennon Doyle Melton

Hilarious, moving, and profoundly personal, this candid reflection on the messiness of motherhood, marriage, and friendship reminds women that they’re not alone. With honesty and great warmth, Glennon Doyle Melton asks us to stop trying to live perfectly, and start living bravely and kindly instead.

Carry On, Warrior
Glennon Doyle Melton

Hilarious, moving, and profoundly personal, this candid reflection on the messiness of motherhood, marriage, and friendship reminds women that they’re not alone. With honesty and great warmth, Glennon Doyle Melton asks us to stop trying to live perfectly, and start living bravely and kindly instead.

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