Good New Reads for Your Book Nook

By Rona Berg / June 12, 2018

Time to head outdoors and curl up under a tree with a snack and a good book. 

This eclectic group of new books, hot off the press, may not seem like they have anything in common. In fact, they share the most important thing: All are good reads, and you will learn something from each and every one.

Meal Prep Your Way to Weight Loss: 28 Days to A Fitter, Healthier You

By Nikki Sharp
Ballantine Books

Health and fitness guru and model Nikki Sharp, author of The 5-Day Real Food Detox, helps you get in front of your meal prep and lose weight with this easy and accessible guide. Filled with delicious recipes like Summer Spring Rolls and Veggie Burger Inside Out, Sharp also shares her program for clean, sustainable eating with clever ideas on how to create a week of healthy meals, control your portion and never feel deprived.

The Magic of Tiny Business

By Sharon Rowe
Berrett-Koehler Publishers

In this small but mighty book, Eco-Bags founder Sharon Rowe shares her secrets on how to create a successful, sustainable business with a simple shift in thinking, an innovative approach that allows entrepreneurs to take a values-based approach to growing a profitable business.

Rowe founded Eco-Bags 26 years ago, when she realized that single-use plastic was not only unnecessary, it would lead to ecological disaster. Her then-visionary idea was to replace plastic bags with reusable organic cotton bags, everything from totes to tiny muslin sacks designed to carry cosmetics or vegetables. Based on her success, this book reveals how to make an impact—and a great living.

Life-Enhancing Design

By Clodagh
G Arts

Irish-born, New York City-based designer Clodagh is an award-winning leader in sustainable design for projects that include Miraval Resort and Spas, Six Senses Douro Valley Resort and Spa, East Hotel in Miami and many more. In Life-Enhancing Design, she shares her conscious design philosophy along with ideas on how to create a serene and beautiful space that will engender a feeling of balance, peace, beauty and harmony. She also shows us why that is ultimately so important for our overall health and wellness.


By Leah Segedie

Consider this your user-friendly guide on how to green your life, with a good sprinkling of salty sage advice on eating better, detoxing your home, healthy food storage and shopping for toxin-free personal care. Leah Segedie, founder of Mamavation, the Internet sensation that harnesses the power of mommy bloggers and influencers such as her to reach over 200 million consumers per month, has written the book you’ll want to read if you care about your health, your family’s health and the health of the planet.

Rona Berg

Rona Berg

Editor-In-Chief at Organic Spa Magazine
Editor-in-chief of Organic Spa Media, longtime journalist and best-selling author of Beauty: The New Basics and Fast Beauty: 1000 Quick Fixes (Workman Publishing), Rona Berg is the former Editorial Director of ELLE and Deputy Style Editor for the New York Times Magazine. She has been cited as an industry expert by Huffington Post, Fox News and New York Magazine and contributed to and been quoted in dozens of publications. Berg co-chairs the Personal Care Committee of the non-profit Green Spa Network, is a Charter Advisory Board Member of the Nutritional Aesthetics Alliance, and is a frequent speaker at conferences around the globe.
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