What inspires us to become better people? Whatever the encouraging factor is, we as humans collectively search for ways to improve ourselves through words of wisdom from friends, sage advice from experts and the power of books. If you want to walk away from a good read feeling a sense of comfort or inspiration, look no further.
We’ve partnered with the MidPointe Library System, located in West Chester, Liberty, Middletown and surrounding areas, to bring readers a fall collection of motivational books to encourage you. Check these titles out with MyLibrary!, Midpointe’s new mobile app. MyLibrary! allows users to search for and place holds on books in the Library system, as well as instantly download eBooks and eAudiobooks.
See Jane Win
By Caitlin Moscatello
Following the 2016 election, there was a surge of female activism and involvement with politics. In this book, an award-winning journalist follows female candidates Abigail Spanberger, Catalina Cruz, Anna Eskamani and London Lamar in the pivotal 2018 midterm elections.
More Than Enough
By Elaine Welteroth
The revolutionary editor of Teen Vogue inspires a call to courage in this manifesto/memoir about what it means to come into your own. Welteroth climbs the ranks of fashion and media, shattering glass ceilings in this poignant memoir.
By Randy Taran
With recent interest in positive psychology, many wonder, “what do we do when life doesn’t go as planned?” This book guides us to interpret our negative emotions, using them to steer us back while learning from fear, guilt and anger.
The War for Kindness By Jamil Zaki
Zaki uses cutting-edge research and experiments, showing that empathy is not a fixed trait, but rather a skill that can be strengthened with effort. He tells stories of exemplars who are fighting for kindness in the face of hate and adversity.