Bookmans declares January “Jan-YOU-ary” – a time to start fresh! It’s a new year and a new you is possible, though the old you is wonderful too. Bookmans is up to the challenge with tons of tomes to get you started, show you how, walk you through it and keep you on track. Several of our departments are dedicated to helping you be your best, whether it is physical, mental or spiritual, we can help you expand, explore or start again. Check out our Diet/Health, Natural Healing, Exercise or Fashion and Beauty sections to find the perfect plan for you.


Doctors Bradley J. Wilcox, D. Craig Wilcox and Makuto Suzuki collaborate on The Okinawa Program. These experts base their work on the landmark, scientifically documented, 25-year Okinawa Centenarian Study, a Japanese Ministry of health sponsored study. Okinawans are the healthiest and longest-lived population in the world and this 4-week turnaround plan can help you recreate their winning habits.

Tucson loves Dr. Andrew Weil and Bookmans East usually has all of his popular titles like his national bestseller Healthy Aging. This practical and uplifting work combines traditional and nontraditional approaches to health and well-being. Other titles include SuperFoods HealthStyle by Steven G. Pratt and Kathy Matthews, which offers simple changes to get the most out of life for the rest of your life.

Want to look great while getting healthy? Our Beauty/Fashion section can help you make the most of a healthy new you. Grab BBC’s What not to Wear, an accompaniment to the popular television show. This humorous and informative work gives you tips and tricks to help you be confident in any situation. For a behind the scenes look at the those who help you look your best read, Emma Forrest’s Damage Control, a look at women and the therapists, beauticians and trainers who navigate their bodies.

From exercise to diet, recipes to skin care, fashion to natural healing, Bookmans has hundreds of titles to help you succeed this year. If you want to enhance this book learning IRL, Bookmans East hosts our annual Wellness Fair from 12 to 2 p.m. on January 21. Local health and wellness practitioners will be pamper and guide you.