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Find New Year's resolutions help in these new books

New year, same commute. But before you let the MTA get in the way of your 2019 goals, embrace all those delays and train traffic ahead as more reading time. To keep your resolutions on track, or just inspire you for a brighter new year ahead, pick up one of these new nonfiction titles. 

'Bad with Money: The Imperfect Art of Getting Your Financial S--- Together'

'Bad with Money: The Imperfect Art of Getting
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By Gaby Dunn
Trying to budget better for 2019? Start with this paperback inspired by the author's popular podcast, "Bad With Money." Dunn's well-sourced financial advice for money know-nothings is full of anecdotes and humor to make thinking about dollar signs (and debts) intriguing and actionable.

'Trailblazer: A Pioneering Journalist's Fight to Make the Media Look More Like America'

'Trailblazer: A Pioneering Journalist's Fight to Make the
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By Dorothy Butler Gilliam
This memoir by the first-ever black female reporter at The Washington Post tells the story of Gilliam's decades-long journalism career overcoming prominent sexism and racism to become a prominent voice in mainstream media.

'Do What Feels Good: Recipes, Remedies, and Routines to Treat Your Body Right'

'Do What Feels Good: Recipes, Remedies, and Routines
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By Hannah Bronfman The social media star and entrepreneur's first book is part cookbook, part self-help manual and part Instagram tutorial -- in that you too can make DIY face masks and filter-friendly matcha cheesecake. You may not amass 500,000 followers, but you should feel good doing these little tasks from the book.

'How to Date Men When You Hate Men'

'How to Date Men When You Hate Men'
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By Blythe Roberson If you relish hearing your friends' awful Tinder stories at happy hour, pick up this sardonic, laugh-out-loud guide full of relevant commentary (and repeatable quotes) on dating in the 21st century.

'Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's Will to Survive'

'Maid: Hard Work, Low Pay, and a Mother's
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By Stephanie Land
At 28 years old, the author's well-planned life takes an unexpected turn when she becomes pregnant. She's penned a journalistic account of motherhood and pursuing ambition amid financial challenges and beyond. (Out Jan. 22)

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