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As Editor-in-Chief of Mindful, I have the honor of receiving and reviewing hundreds of books over the course of a year. After careful review, only a handful make it into the pages of the magazine. Here are nine books that stand out as being my favorite this year:

1. Meditation Is Not What You Think: Mindfulness and Why It Is So Important
By Jon Kabat-Zinn, Hachette

2. Resilience: Powerful Practices for Bouncing Back from Disappointment, Difficulty, and Even Disaster
By Linda Graham, New World Library

3. The Mindful Day: Practical Ways to Find Focus, Calm, and Joy from Morning to Evening
By Laurie J. Cameron, National Geographic

4. Mindful of Race: Transforming Racism from the Inside Out
By Ruth King, Sounds True

5. How We Eat with Our Eyes and Think with Our Stomach:  The Hidden Influences that Shape Your Eating Habits
By Melanie Muhl and Diana von Kopp, The Experiment

6. Be Mindful & Stress Less 
By Gina M. Biegel, Shambhala Publications

7. What Now? Meditation for Your Twenties and Beyond
By Yael Shy, Parallax

8. Desperately Seeking Self Improvement: A Year Inside the Optimization Movement
By Carl Cederstrom and Andre Spicer, OR Books

9. Our Senses: An Immersive Experience
By Rob DeSalle, Yale University Press

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