The Harper Horizon List: Upcoming Titles

Harper Horizon's first two titles, appearing this fall, exemplify the imprint's approach. In Make Life Beautiful by Syd and Shea McGee (October 27), the couple who run Studio McGee, the renowned design studio, share insights and wisdom on how classic interior design principles can be used to build an authentically beautiful life. The tell of the challenges and struggles they faced as they transformed Shea's small room of fabric samples into one of the fastest-growing design studios in the country. Inspirational topics to help readers build an authentic life include renovating one's life, visualizing the outcome and listening to one's gut, and elevating the everyday. The McGees have a huge social media presence and have been widely written about; a fall 2020 Netflix docuseries will coincide with the book launch. (For more about the McGees, see below.)

In Walk Through This: Harness the Healing Power of Nature and Travel the Road to Forgiveness (November 10), life and leadership coach and wilderness guide Sara Schulting Kranz gives readers tools to develop the courage they need to overcome setbacks, to forgive and to heal, and to build a life of fulfillment and purpose. Kranz's step-by-step handbook shows how to reconnect with nature--wherever readers may be--and begin their healing journey. The book includes foundational information about nature deficit disorder and the negative impact it has on our minds and bodies; exercise prompts that help evaluate where one is on the path and check progress along the way; and meditations to guide the reader deeper into the process. Kranz is the host and founder of the Live Boldly podcast, a featured TEDx Talk speaker, and the subject of a documentary by Laura VanZee Taylor that will be released this year. (For more about Sara Schulting Kranz, see below.)

Harper Horizon already has a robust list of titles to be published in 2021, including:

The Miracle Mentality by Tim Storey, the author, speaker and life coach, and frequent featured guest on Oprah's Super Soul Sunday. In The Miracle Mentality, Storey will offer first-hand stories of inspiration that will help guide readers through the mundane, messy, and madness of life to the magical place where miracles happen. (March 2, 2021)

Strong Women Lift Each Other Up by Molly Galbraith, the founder and woman-in-charge of Girls Gone Strong, the global online movement of more than 800,000 women. Galbraith teaches that women can take ownership of their strength and power through positive body fitness--not by tearing other women down, but by lifting them up. (March 9, 2021)

Ebony and Me by Linda Johnson Rice, who was the former CEO of Johnson Publishing, owner of Ebony and Jet Magazine. Ebony and Me is an insider's account of the groundbreaking magazine Ebony and the family behind it. (March 23, 2021)

MLB for Mom by Katie Russell, who is a cancer survivor, advocate, and sport enthusiast. In MLB for Mom she shares letters to her mother, and visits all 30 baseball stadiums. (April 6, 2021)

Speak Truth, Be Grateful, Repeat by Zachary Levi, the actor (Shazam!, Chuck, The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel) and mental illness advocate, who traces his mental health journey and encourages readers to find clarity in a culture clustered with anxiety and depression. (April 13, 2021)

This Is Not a Baby Book by Fatherly, the leading digital media brand for dads, which provides guidance for fathers from pregnancy through their children's toddler years. (April 20, 2021)

A Coat of Yellow Paint by Naomi Davis, creator of the popular blog Love Taza, who reflects on being a wife and a mother of five, with a message of family focus and intentional living. (May 18, 2021)

Agent You by Nicole Lynn, one of the youngest African American, female sport agents, who shows readers how to become their own agents so they can achieve goals and find fulfillment in their lives. (June 14, 2021)

Mooncakes & Milk Bread by Kristina Cho, the San Francisco cook behind the delicious recipes at EatChoFood.com, who presents an insider's guide to the world of Chinese bakeries and baking. (September 21, 2021)

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