5 Brand Spankin' New Books on My Christmas List

Let’s get straight to the point: it’s Christmastime, and you need some sweet gifts. Go bookish with these superb reads.


The Echo Factor, Kinda Wilson

Genre: Self-Help/Inspirational

Price: $21.99 (hardback in box with 10 super-cool inserts)

Quick summary:

What happens when you combine science, inspiration, wit, and unexpected, interactive twists? The Echo Factor. Kinda Wilson takes bits of science and psychology and mixes them with storytelling and mystery to bring a fascinating chain of insights. The Echo Factor empowers you to find your voice, overcome fears, silence the past, and make a beautiful impact on the world around you. What you find in this box isn't a book-it's an adventure.

Buy it here.


Quarter-Life Calling, Paul Sohn

Genre: Self-Help/Leadership

Price: TBD

Quick summary:
If you’ve ever hit the ball just right, you know when you’ve hit the sweet spot.

But if you have no motivation to swing, then you’re stuck warming the bench.

Award-winning blogger, speaker, and author Paul Sohn builds leaders worth following and creates good-to-great organizations. Now he’s training millennials how to intentionally live in their vocational sweet spot in Quarter-Life Calling.

Release date: Dec. 14 (or could be later). Connect with Paul Sohn on his personal profile or Salt+Light page to keep up with the book's publication.


Gone Fishing, Scott Cuzzo (Spry Mind)

Genre: Adult Coloring Books

Price: $12.00

Quick summary:
An adult coloring book, about nostalgic fishing and fun, designed to be not overly difficult, appealing to adults of all ages, especially older adults that find other books too frustrating. This book is designed to entertain, make you smile and engage your heart and mind! Contains 30 pages of designs, printed on only one side of the page to protect your artwork. Most designs are created to fit standard size frames, making this an excellent gift or stocking stuffer.

Buy it here.


Waiting for Wyatt, S. D. Hendrickson

Genre: New Adult/Coming of Age

Price: $2.99 (Kindle)

Quick summary:
“The dogs that deserved a chance, the guy who needed a second, and the girl determined to save him.”

I wanted to help Wyatt. I wanted to save him like he had saved all the Charlies in the world. He told me not to fall for him, but I did anyway. I fell hard and fast and deeply in love with Wyatt Caulfield.

But that was before I knew his secret.

Buy it here.


With a Thankful Heart, Rachel Flint

Genre: Self-Improvement/Spiritual

Price: $14.00 (print)

Quick summary:
What if someone you love handed you 365 reasons they were thankful for you? What if you knew that every day for a year, they took the time to write down something about you they were grateful for? What if you could do the same for them? The “With a Thankful Heart” gratitude journal can help you reach the next level of intimacy and appreciation between you and your loved one.

Buy it here.