Great Gifts That Start With Books

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Author Neil Gaiman once said, “Books make great gifts because they have whole worlds inside of them. And it’s much cheaper to buy somebody a book than it is to buy them the whole world!” We agree.

Discover how to create great gifts that start with books. Learn our top ten reasons books make great gifts. And find out how you can spread holiday joy with our Penguin Random House Buy One, Give One book donation partnership.

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5 Ways Breathwork Can Help You During Tough Times

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By Koya Webb

All of us know how to breathe. But – in times of stress, it’s important to tap into techniques like breathwork to help you through tough times. What is breathwork? It’s the practice of intentionally changing your breathing pattern in order to improve your well-being, and according to Scientific American, are proven as safe and easy to use techniques to improve health. And all you need to practice is you!

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23 Spooky Designs for Your Halloween Nails

Spooky season is upon us and it’s the perfect time to lift your mood. While the festivities could be a bit different from usual, there’s still no reason why you and your fam can’t get on your costumes and have some fun. Now’s the perfect time to plan what you’re wearing. A fun way to accessorize outfits and get into the spirit is with some spooky Halloween nails. 

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5 Ways to Create the Perfect Yoga Space

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By Koya Webb

Yoga has the power to transform – whether it’s your health, mindset or outlook. But I firmly believe you don’t have to spend a lot to transform your space so that it’s ready for yoga whether you have a full hour to practice or your fitting in 10 minutes for a few poses in between work calls and helping your kids with virtual school. Here are my five favorite ways to create the perfect yoga space.

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Teach Your Kids How to Draw with Shapes

Image of notebook with step-by-step drawing of a hippo

My 4-year-old daughter shows an interest in drawing, but she often gets frustrated because she does not know how to do it. We have some picture books with step-by-step drawing lessons in the back to teach kids how to draw the books’ main characters. One of the things I noticed about these step-by-step drawing lessons is that drawing is just connecting shapes.

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