The Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up

4 books in series
4.5 out of 5 stars 26,487 ratings

The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up Publisher's Summary

Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles? Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you'll never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever. The KonMari Method, with its revolutionary category-by-category system, leads to lasting results. In fact, none of Kondo's clients have lapsed (and she still has a three-month waiting list).With detailed guidance for determining which items in your house "spark joy" (and which don't), this international bestseller featuring Tokyo's newest lifestyle phenomenon will help you clear your clutter and enjoy the unique magic of a tidy home-and the calm, motivated mindset it can inspire.

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  • Book 1

    • The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up

    • The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing
    • By: Marie Kondo
    • Narrated by: Emily Woo Zeller
    • Length: 4 hrs and 50 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 24,210
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,936
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 20,705

    Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still accumulate like snowdrifts and clothes pile up like a tangled mess of noodles?Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes tidying to a whole new level, promising that if you properly simplify and organize your home once, you'll never have to do it again. Most methods advocate a room-by-room or little-by-little approach, which doom you to pick away at your piles of stuff forever.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • I both love and hate this life changing book

    • By Rebecca on 02-22-15

    Regular price: $25.19

    • The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying

    • A Simple, Effective Way to Banish Clutter Forever
    • By: Marie Kondo
    • Narrated by: Lucy Scott
    • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 391
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 337
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 339

    Transform your home into a permanently clear and clutter-free space with the incredible KonMari Method. Japan's expert declutterer and professional cleaner Marie Kondo will help you tidy your rooms once and for all with her inspirational step-by-step method. The key to successful tidying is to tackle your home in the correct order, to keep only the things you really love and to do it all at once - and quickly. After that for the rest of your life, you need only to choose what to keep and what to discard.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Individual, but not easy to manage

    • By Logan on 11-01-18

    Regular price: $19.18

  • Book 2

    • Spark Joy

    • An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
    • By: Marie Kondo
    • Narrated by: Sumalee Montano
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,842
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,591
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 1,587

    Marie Kondo's unique KonMari method of tidying up is nothing short of life changing - and her first book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, has become a worldwide sensation. In Spark Joy, Kondo presents an in-depth manual on how to declutter and organize specific items throughout the house, from kitchen and bathroom items to work-related papers and hobby collections.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Yes, this works as an Audible.

    • By Cynthia on 01-28-16
    • An Illustrated Master Class on the Art of Organizing and Tidying Up
    • By: Marie Kondo
    • Narrated by: Sumalee Montano
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Release date: 01-05-16
    • 4.5 out of 5 stars 1,842 ratings

    Regular price: $21.00

    • Spark Joy

    • By: Marie Kondo
    • Narrated by: Ms Sumalee Montano
    • Length: 5 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 44
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 41
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 38

    Spark Joy is an in-depth, room-by-room guide to decluttering and organising your home. It covers every room in the house, from bedrooms and kitchens to bathrooms and living rooms, as well as a wide range of items in different categories, including clothes, photographs, paperwork, books, cutlery, cosmetics, shoes, bags, wallets and valuables. The secret to Marie Kondo's unique and simple KonMari tidying method is to focus on what you want to keep, not what you want to get rid of.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Before & After

    • By MM on 08-20-17

    Regular price: $19.18