Genni Lee Hester

all booked up: eleventh hour holiday gift guide

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‘Twas the night before the eve of that big special day,
When all throughout the city
Not a creature was still. All was pretty:
Beautiful window displays created with care,
In hope that young ones would stop and stare.

Hi there,

Here is an eleventh hour gift guide based on the best gift ever – BOOKS. Last year my lovely sister got me Carl Jung’s Red Book, while the year before a good friend gifted me Ishmael by Daniel Quinn. Books are great to receive before the cold winter months and give you so much more than a ‘thing’. Books provide an experience, a mode of reflection, which allows us to travel our vast inner-landscape. Practically, books are also great because tomorrow you can quickly sneak into your favorite store and pick-up a book plus wrapping in 1 stop (ya don’t even need a box)! Without further ado, enjoy the list…

With love & gratitude,

Genni Lee Hester.

1. Beauty Detox Foods by Kimberly Snyder

This year Beauty Detox Foods quickly became a New York Times best seller. Both this, and Kim’s first book, Beauty Detox Solution, give great plus usable advice for those who want more glow in life!

With Kim @ Glow Bio in LA

With Kim @ Glow Bio in LA

2. Yoga Bitch by Suzanne Morrison 

The title says it all, I’ve been wanting to write a blog post on this book for over a year. It is a must gift for any yogini or yogi friends you might have. Here’s the book trailer:

3. The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt 

Duh, what thoughtful book list of 2013 would skip this one? I’m only 1/2 way through, but I still urge you to go for it! The only caveat: buy two copies, you’ll want to gift and read this one.

add a little beaujolais to complete the experience

add a little beaujolais to complete the experience

4. The Philosophy of the Coen Brothers edited by Mark T. Conard

Have someone in your family who loves Joel & Ethan Coen? Get them this book. The Barton Fink and Miller’s Crossing essays are especially fantastic, they add even more depth and dimension to each film.

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5. memoirs of the am by Genni Lee Hester 

Okay, I am a bit bias, but I do hope you will enjoy this collection of poetry!

working it for memoirs of the am book release party @candle79

working it for memoirs of the am book release party @candle79


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