“Being a New You – Essays on Getting What You Want” contains two essays on the subject of attaining success and happiness in one’s life by Wallace D. Wattles and Orison Swett Marden. Dr. Orison Swett Marden (1848–1924) was an American author of inspirational literature. He primarily wrote about how to achieve success in life through the adoption of virtues and common-sense principles. Wallace Delois Wattles (1860–1911) was an American New Thought writer whose work remains in print in the New Thought and self-help movements. He is perhaps most famous for his 1910 books entitled “The Science of Getting Rich”, wherein he offers practical advice on becoming wealthy. Contents include: “How to Get What you Want, by Wallace D. Wattles”, and “How to Get What you Want, by Orison Swett Marden”.