Thyroid

Medical Medium Thyroid Healing: The Truth behind Hashimoto’s, Graves’, Insomnia, Hypothyroidism, Thyroid Nodules & Epstein-Barr by Anthony William  is Elissa Goodman’s latest recommendation that is now on my nightstand.  Energize.  So Suzy Says. 

Commitment

Ann Patchett ‘s This Is the Story of a Happy Marriage is part memoir, part literature and always an interesting examination of commitment.  So Suzy Says. 

Castle Intrigue

After the Snow by Susannah Constantine will fill the void left by Downtown Abbey’s conclusion.  Constantine delves behind the perfect veneer of Culcairn Castle and explores the machinations of the upper class.  A classic page turner.  So Suzy Says.  

Must Read

This piece  should be required reading for every  high school student.  Insightful. So Suzy Says.

Power of Focus

Crystal Muse: Everyday Rituals to Tune In to the Real You  by  Heather Askinosie  and  Timmi Jandro will show you how to connect with crystals and empower your life by using this guide to set transformational intentions.  Regardless of your belief system, empowering yourself through ritual – and beautiful crystals – and focus is a positive.  So Suzy Says.

Sisters Celebrate

Sisters First: Stories from Our Wild and Wonderful Life by Jenna Bush Hager  and Barbara Pierce Bush with a foreword by their mother, Laura Bush is a collection of stories about  being Bush.  From Texas to  the White House and beyond these women have had a wonderful life. And it makes for wonderful reading.  So Suzy Says.

Dream Homes

A Place to Call Home: Tradition, Style, and Memory in the New American House by architect Gil Schafer III  and photographer Eric Piasecki showcases the award-winning architect’s  rare ability to make manifest his clients’ personal visions of how they want to live into physical dream homes.  A beautiful and warm read.  So Suzy Says.

Passion & Meaning

Learn how to infuse your life with Ikigai — the place where passion, mission, vocation, and profession intersect —  with Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles.  So Suzy Says.

Insta Wisdom

Follow Tracy McMillan on Instagram – her posts always inspire.  So Suzy Says.

Fashionable Feast

Cooking with Zac: Recipes From Rustic to Refined is that Zac Posen’s, the world-renowned fashion designer, collection of his 100 favorite recipes.  This collection  is a chic and well curated as the designer’s duds.  Eat Chic.  So Suzy Says. 

Femme Fab

It’s Messy: On Boys, Boobs, and Badass Women is a compilation of  interviews from Amanda de Cadenet’s interview series, The Conversation where she  talks with some of today’s most badass women–from Hillary Clinton to Lady Gaga.  Enjoy forthright conversations that speak to what it means to be female in today’s world – then share in with gal pals … Continue Reading

Bunny

Bunny Mellon: The Life of an American Style Legend  is  Meryl Gordon’s  new biography of style icon and American aristocrat, Bunny Mellon,.  Gain insights into the woman who designed the White House Rose Garden for her friend JFK and  witness to 20th Century American history up close.  So Suzy Says.

Wellness

Phoebe Lapine’a The Wellness Project is the result of Lapine’s, of the popular Feed Me Phoebe,  quest to effectively cope with the autoimmune disease diagnosis she received in her early twenties.  Live well.  So Suzy Says.  

Haute Book

Haute Bohemians  by Miguel Flores-Vianna with a foreword by Amy Astley is photographer Miguel Flores-Vianna’s foray into the homes of style setters everywhere.  A great coffee table book to give for the holidays.  So Suzy Says.   

Summer Love Story

Call Me by Your Name: A Novel by André Aciman is the story of a summer romance between an adolescent boy and a summer guest at his parents’ cliffside mansion on the Italian Riviera.  Read the book before you see the movie.  So Suzy Says.  

Luxury Linens

D. Porthault: The Art of Luxury Linens Hardcover by writer  Brian Coleman and photographer Erik Kvalsvik with a foreword by  Amy Astley is a grand tour of gorgeous homes with exquisite linens.  So Suzy Says.   

Collecting

Diane McManus Jensen’s The Art of  Collecting: An Intimate Tour Inside Private Art Collections with Advice on Starting Your Own  unveils the passion behind the pursuit of art objects through intimate interviews with leading collectors.  Jensen supplements these with advice from experts resulting in  a gorgeous and insightful book.   Readers will  enjoy great art collections and a … Continue Reading

Love’s Journey

Love Warrior is activist and best-selling author  Glennon Doyle’s journey of self-discovery after the implosion of her marriage.  A touching read.    So Suzy Says.

Napa Tips

From Napa with Love: Who to Know, Where to Go, and What Not to Miss by Alexis Swanson Traina will enable you  to make the most of your visit to Wine Country.  Chin Chin. So Suzy Says.

Redemptive Read

In her 9th novel, Young Jane Young, Gabrielle Zevin takes down slut shaming and the double standards women face in an entertaining page turner.  A good read on several levels.  So Suzy Says.