This season’s lifestyle offerings traverse the history and future of psychedelics; advise on breaking free of toxic bonds; and suggest drug-free treatments for battling burnout, anxiety, and autoimmune disease.

Top 10

The Art and Science of Social Connection: Why Social Health Is the Missing Key to Living Longer, Healthier, and Happier

Kasley Killam. HarperOne, June 18 ($28.99, ISBN 978-0-06-328911-6)

Relationships of all kinds are so central to well-being that they may decrease heart attack risk and boost longevity, claims social scientist Killam. 100,000-copy announced first printing.

Flip Your Life: How to Find Opportunity in Distress—in Real Estate, Business, and Life

Tarek El Moussa. Hachette Go, Feb. 6 ($29, ISBN 978-0-306-83087-7)

El Moussa traces his path from baseball prospect whose dreams were curtailed by injury to real estate investor and cohost of HGTV’s Flip or Flop.

Grown Woman Talk: Your Guide to Getting and Staying Healthy

Sharon Malone. Crown, Apr. 9 ($30, ISBN 978-0-593-59386-8)

Ob-gyn Malone explains how marginalized women can best navigate an often inscrutable healthcare system.

Invisible Power: The Physical, Spiritual, and Mental Art of Combat

Rickson Gracie. Dey Street, June 11 ($30, ISBN 978-0-06-326484-7)

Jiu jitsu fighter Gracie frames the martial art as a metaphor for maintaining inner calm while facing life’s obstacles.

Loving Me After We: The Essential Guide to Healing, Growing, and Thriving After a Toxic Relationship

Ginger Dean. Flatiron, July 16 ($28.99, ISBN 978-1-250-87666-9)

There’s hope after heartbreak, according to this program for tackling trauma and rewriting harmful relationship narratives. 75,000-copy announced first printing.

A New Masculinity: A Compassionate Guidebook to Men’s Mental Health

Stephan B. Poulter. Prometheus, Mar. 19 ($22.95 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-63388-942-2)

Psychologist Poulter details the intricacies of and treatments for male shame, anger, and anxiety.

The New Plant Collector: The Next Adventure in Your House Plant Journey

Darryl Cheng. Abrams Image, Mar. 19 ($24.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-4197-6150-8)

The New Plant Parent author returns with guidance for cultivating a garden indoors.

Psychedelic Revival: Toward a New Paradigm of Healing

Sean P. Lawlor. Sounds True, June 4 ($21.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-68364-954-0)

Therapist Lawlor dives into the history, theory, and practice of hallucinogens, weighing the costs and benefits of their recreational and medicinal uses. 50,000-copy announced first printing.

Somehow: Thoughts on Love

Anne Lamott. Riverhead, Apr. 9 ($22, ISBN 978-0-593-71441-6)

Love has the power to comfort or challenge, energize or enlighten, and sustain or surprise, writes Bird by Bird author Lamott in this meditation on the emotion’s multiplicity and depth.

Tough Broad: From Boogie Boarding to Wing Walking—How Outdoor Adventure Improves Our Lives as We Age

Caroline Paul. Bloomsbury, Mar. 5 ($27.99, ISBN 978-1-63557-649-8)

The Gutsy Girl author champions the mental and physical benefits of such activities as wakeboarding, mountain biking, and birdwatching, particularly for women 50 or over.

Lifestyle longlist

Body, Mind & Spirit

Adams Media

The Modern Witchcraft Book of Moon Magick: Your Complete Guide to Enhancing Your Magick with the Power of the Moon by Julia Halina Hadas (Mar. 19, $17.99, ISBN 978-1-5072-2187-7) shares spells and rituals that harness lunar energy. 60,000-copy announced first printing.


My Divine Natural Hair: Inspiration and Tips to Love and Care for Your Crown by Shelia, Sylvia, and Melissa Burlock (Mar. 26, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-5064-9401-2) encourages Black women to embrace their natural locks as a gift from God, weaving in spiritual inspiration and hair care tips.


Motherland Herbal: The Story of African Holistic Health by Stephanie Rose Bird (June 11, $26.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-0-06-330804-6) draws from ancient folklore and herbalism for remedies that aim to alleviate anxiety, stress, and headaches.


Crystals to Manifest: Harness the Power of Crystals and Start Living Your Best Life by Emma Lucy Knowles (Mar. 26, $22, ISBN 978-0-06-337338-9) recommends blue amethyst to spark self-love, obsidian to aid mental detox, and chaorite to foster romantic bliss, among other tips for using crystals to summon happiness and success.

Running Press

An Introduction to Magic: A Guide to Crystals, Fairies, Palmistry, Tarot, and the Zodiac by Nikki Van De Car et al. (July 16, $16, ISBN 978-0-7624-8769-1) breaks down the basics of crystals, palmistry, astrology.


Illuminating Our True Nature: Yogic Practices for Personal and Collective Healing by Michelle Cassandra Johnson (June 4, $19.95 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-64547-187-5) identifies five areas of suffering—ignorance, overidentification with ego, attachment to desire, avoidance, and fear of letting go—and yoga and meditation practices to address each one.

Sounds True

The Art of You: The Essential Guidebook for Reclaiming Your Creativity by James McCrae (Feb. 6, $22.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-64963-146-6) dispenses advice for finding one’s inner artist, from intention-setting practices to tips on honing creative style.

Sterling Ethos

Metaphysical AF: Harness Your Dreams in the Ethereal Realm by Maggie Wilson (May 7, $19.99, ISBN 978-1-4549-5244-2) explores all things mind expanding, from quantum theory to astral tripping.

St. Martin’s Essentials

The Way Home: Discovering the Hero’s Journey to Wholeness at Midlife by Ben Katt (Feb. 20, $19 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-250-91044-8). This “spirited” debut guide to reckoning with anxiety and loneliness in middle age “inspires,” according to PW’s review.


It’s Okay Not to Look for the Meaning of Life: A Zen Monk’s Guide to Living Stress-Free One Day at a Time by Jikisai Minami (Apr. 2, $14.99, ISBN 978-4-8053-1778-5) meditates on life, death, and what it means to accept reality in 35 short essays that center unorthodox ideas for finding peace.

Health & Fitness


Bone on Bone: An Orthopedic Surgeon’s Guide to Avoiding Surgery and Healing Pain Naturally by Meredith Warner (May 28, $29.95, ISBN 978-1-63774-505-2) discusses how to shore up musculoskeletal health, treat pain naturally, and evaluate medical options while steering clear of sham procedures.


Dark Calories: How Vegetable Oils Destroy Our Health and How We Can Get It Back by Cate Shanahan (June 11, $30, ISBN 978-0-306-83239-0) denounces the ingredient hidden in almost all processed foods and its role in causing eczema, hypoglycemia, and more.

Keep Moving Forward: The 5-Step Strategy to Inspire, Empower, and Transform You from the Inside Out by Devan and Morgan Kline (June 18, $30, ISBN 978-0-306-83369-4). The Burn Boot Camp founders present a self-improvement plan that centers exercise to bolster mental and physical fitness.


The Autoimmune Cure: Healing the Trauma and Other Triggers That Have Turned Your Body Against You by Sara Gottfried (Mar. 12, $29.99, ISBN 978-0-06-326520-2) encourages sufferers of what the author argues is a vastly underdiagnosed condition to tackle emotional trauma and adopt other practices such as breathwork and somatic therapy.

Johns Hopkins Univ.

Rogue Cells: A Conversation on the Myths and Mysteries of Cancer by Richard J. Jones and T. Michael McCormick (Feb. 27, $29.95, ISBN 978-1-4214-4828-2) delineates cancer’s basic biology, analyzes current research, and considers ways of handling a diagnosis.

Penguin Life

This Is Why You Dream: What Your Sleeping Brain Reveals About Your Waking Life by Rahul Jandial (Apr. 16, $29, ISBN 978-0-593-65571-9). Dreams can shed light on desire, disease, and more, according to neuroscientist Jandial, who also offers tips for harnessing the power of lucid dreams.


The New Menopause: Navigating Your Path Through Hormonal Change with Purpose, Power, and Facts by Mary Claire Haver (May 21, $28, ISBN 978-0-593-79625-2) rounds up basic background information and self-advocacy tips for women weathering the drop in estrogen production that occurs with middle age. 75,000-copy announced first printing.

Rowman & Littlefield

The Conceivable Future: Planning Families and Taking Action in the Age of Climate Change by Meghan Elizabeth Kallman and Josephine Ferorelli (Feb. 6, $26, ISBN 978-1-5381-7969-7) considers the challenges of child-rearing in an ever-worsening climate crisis and how meaningfully to advocate for reform.


Nature’s Remedies for Stress and Fatigue: Recovering from Burnout by Jo Dunbar (June 11, $19.95 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-78678-871-9) proffers holistic treatments for chronic fatigue syndrome, long Covid, and anxiety.

Home & Hobbies


Hot Girl Crochet: 15 Easy Crochet Projects, from Bags to Bikinis by Rose Svane (Mar. 26, $24.99, ISBN 978-1-4197-7184-2). Instagrammer Svane collects some of her favorite designs for cross-body bags, bucket hats, lampshades, and bikinis.


The Romantic Home: Celebrating Past and Present Design by Fifi O’Neill (Mar. 12, $35, ISBN 978-1-80065-309-2) spotlights 12 homes that feature decor details from the past, graceful furnishings, and subtle hues, including a restored 1902 loft in Minnesota and a writer’s hideaway in Florida.


The Money-Saving Gardener: Create Your Dream Garden at a Fraction of the Cost by Anya Lautenbach (Feb. 13, $21.99, ISBN 978-0-7440-9234-9) presents seed-saving and propagation hacks for the thrifty with a green thumb.

Farrar, Straus and Giroux

An Encyclopedia of Gardening for Colored Children by Jamaica Kincaid and Kara Walker (May 7, $27, ISBN 978-0-374-60825-5) excavates the hidden history of the plant world and the surprising colonialist roots of some of its varieties.


Made Weave Love: 25 Contemporary Handwoven Projects to Craft at Home by Phoebe Jones (May 14, $30 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-5294-3181-0) guides hobbyists through essential stitches, loom setup, and project inspiration, and offers 25 step-by-step projects.

Ryland Peters & Small

A Home for All Seasons by Kay Prestney and Becca Cherry (June 11, $35, ISBN 978-1-78879-612-5) takes decorating cues from nature for fall-, spring-, summer-, and winter-themed interiors that play up seasonal color schemes and make use of natural materials.


Bonsai Master Class: Lessons and Tips from a Japanese Master for All the Most Popular Types of Bonsai (with Over 600 Photos & Diagrams) by Kunio Kobayashi (Apr. 2, $24.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-4-8053-1743-3) provides a primer on planting and maintaining the trees, including tips for choosing soil and repotting.

White Owl

Weaving with Natural Dyes: Learn How to Dye and Weave Yarns to Create 12 Beautiful Seasonal Projects for Home by Lucy Rowan (June 6, $22.95 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-399-06067-7) details how to mix dyes from leaves, flowers, and vegetables, and use them in weaving projects that match each season’s color palette.



The New Rules of Attachment: How to Heal Your Relationships, Reparent Your Inner Child, and Secure Your Life Vision by Judy Ho (Mar. 26, $30, ISBN 978-1-5387-4142-9) promises that readers can learn to feel safe and loved by healing inner wounds, regardless of the attachment style they developed in childhood. 50,000-copy announced first printing.


The Cure for Burnout: How to Build Better Habits, Find Balance, and Reclaim Your Life by Emily Ballesteros (Feb. 13, $28, ISBN 978-0-593-59631-9) recommends tips for establishing a better work-life balance, setting personal and professional goals, and detaching from stressors.


Catastrophe Ethics: How to Choose Well in a World of Tough Choices by Travis Rieder (Mar. 5, $30, ISBN 978-0-593-47197-5) considers how to make prudent personal choices in light of such global challenges as climate change.


Parenting with Pride: Unlearn Bias and Embrace, Empower, and Love Your LGBTQ+ Teen by Heather Hester (June 4, $18.99 trade paper, ISBN 978-1-64170-912-5) draws on the coming-out experience of the author’s son for
lessons on supporting one’s LGBTQ teen while advocating for communal acceptance.

Hachette Go

The Third Perspective: Brave Expression in the Age of Intolerance by Africa Brooke (May 14, $29, ISBN 978-0-306-83537-7) explores how to confidently share one’s beliefs on controversial subjects, listen well, and find common ground without giving up
personal principles.

The Work Happiness Method: Master the 8 Skills to Career Fulfillment by Stella Grizont (Mar. 5, $28, ISBN 978-0-306-83224-6) draws on neuroscience, leadership research, and behavioral economics to help employees feel happier and more in control of their professional lives.


BoyMom: Reimagining Boyhood in the Age of Impossible Masculinity by Ruth Whippman (June 4, $28, ISBN 978-0-593-57763-9) investigates the challenges of raising sons in a fraught political moment and considers how to best instill a healthy masculinity.

Harper Wave

How to Walk into a Room: The Art of Knowing When to Stay and When to Walk Away by Emily P. Freeman (Mar. 12, $26.99, ISBN 978-0-06-332882-2) counsels those looking to make life changes through recognizing when the time is right, taking the leap, and finding peace afterward. 100,000-copy announced first printing.

Love Life: How to Raise Your Standards, Find Your Person, and Live Happily (No Matter What) by Matthew Hussey (Apr. 23, $28.99, ISBN 978-0-06-329438-7) reveals the importance of loving oneself before and after coupling up. 100,000-copy announced first printing.

Penguin Life

But What Will People Say? Navigating Mental Health, Identity, Love, and Family Between Cultures by Sahaj Kaur Kohli (May 7, $30, ISBN 978-0-593-49119-5). The therapist and founder of Brown Girl Therapy aims to decolonize Eurocentric mental health models and fashion a more culturally inclusive approach.

Sharing Space: An Astronaut’s Guide to Mission, Wonder, and Making Change by Cady Coleman (Apr. 9, $28, ISBN 978-0-593-49401-1) recounts how the author overcame insecurities and others’ doubts to become one of NASA’s few female astronauts, and shares personal and professional lessons she gleaned on the way.

St. Martin’s

The Other Significant Others: Reimagining Life with Friendship at the Center by Rhaina Cohen (Feb. 13, $29, ISBN 978-1-250-28091-6) sets out a “smart and heartfelt testament to the power of social bonds outside ‘compulsory coupledom,’ ” per PW’s review.

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