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What’s on our Spring Reading List

March 12, 2015

Continuous growth guides our days, and just as our style evolves and gets better each season, so must our minds. So, along with refreshing our closet for the season ahead, we’ve also refreshed our spring reading list. We’ve rounded up some of our favorite books and publications that have been especially inspiring to us—and we think you’ll find each very worthwhile.

Boys in the Boat: Nine Americans and Their Epic Quest for Gold at the 1936 Berlin Olympics

by Daniel James Brown

One does not need to be an athlete or historian to become fully enveloped in this triumphant tale of working together for a bigger purpose. Many truisms of life related to achievement and working together surface amidst a gripping story of the most controversial Olympic Games in history, architected by Hitler.

Change Anything: The New Science of Personal Success

by Kerry Patterson

If you find yourself unable to break out of the same patterns or if your goals feel perpetually out of reach, you’ll enjoy this simple guide with practical steps to challenge your thinking and make small adjustments that can make a big difference.

Essentialism: The Disciplined Pursuit of Less

by Greg McKeown

Do you feel the constant weight of a busy life but desire the freedom to own your time, channeling it toward the things that matter most? You actually could do less and achieve more by allowing yourself to do a few things excellently, instead of many things that don’t end up meaning much.

I Love Your Style: How to Define & Refine Your Personal Style

by Amanda Brooks

There are few things that rival the fun of exploring and discovering your own personal style. This picture-filled book breaks down the essential elements of style helping you make wardrobe choices that feel confidently YOU, and not a carbon copy of anyone else.

The 15 Invaluable Laws of Growth: Live Them and Reach Your Potential

by John C. Maxwell

This book is chock-full of wisdom that could elevate every area of your life. While many of the “laws” sound like things we’ve heard before, Maxwell articulates them in a way that enables fresh application, spurring new growth.

Darling Magazine

by many contributors, published quarterly

They call it “the art of being a woman.” We call it a space of refreshing truths that celebrate the unique and wonderful adventures that come through womanhood. Amidst gorgeous editorial spreads, you’ll find relevant articles born of the belief that “women are not only interesting, but original, not only good enough, but exceptional—not just here, but here for a purpose.”   What’s on your spring reading list? Whether you’re heading out on a cross-country road trip, going on a beach getaway, or relaxing at home, we hope these suggestions keep you as entertained as you are inspired.