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If you’re struggling to stay motivated and the scorching days of summer have left you feeling lazy and content, a motivational read may be in order. Luckily, several inspirational titles penned by celebrities and experts alike are slated to hit the shelves this season. For Summer 2017, look no further than these advice-filled reads which just may offer you the inspiration that you need.
I Can’t Make This Up: Life Lessons by Kevin Hart and Neil Strauss, Atria / 37 INK: While he may be best known for his comedic performances, funnyman Kevin Hart also has a deep, introspective side. The 37-year-old comic shares his personal tale with his fans in this recently released book. Hart discusses growing up in an abusive household with a strict mother, and his humble beginnings. From overcoming adversity to developing a positive attitude toward life, the comedian spills on his unlikely success story.
Reckless Years: A Diary of Love and Madness by Heather Chaplin, Simon Schuster: In this story of self-discovery, New York City journalist Heather Chaplin reflects on escaping from a failing 10 year marriage. Chaplin brings readers into her personal life, and describes how she found love again and also renewed her passion for life. The book hits the shelves on July 11.
The Power of Onlyness: Make Your Wild Ideas Mighty Enough to Dent the World by Nilofer Merchant, Viking: As an author and business thinker, Nilofer Merchant explores the importance of ideas and self-identity. Merchant encourages her readers to own their uniqueness, take pride in individualism and ensure that their personal voices count in society. Her new tome is slated for release later this summer, and comes out on August 29.