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THE COMMUNITY GARDENING HANDBOOK
Community gardens are “cropping” up all over, allowing neighbors to work together, grow together, and reap the delicious rewards of their labor together. As more people become interested in grow­ing their own …

Book Reviews May 2017 Book Reviews May 2017

WILL IT SKILLET?
Discover a new world of cast-iron cooking. From Dan Shumski, Will It Skillet? serves up 53 surprising, delicious, and ingenious recipes for the cast-iron skillet. Savor the simplicity of Toast with Olive Oil …

Book Reviews April 2017 Book Reviews April 2017

BECOMING A PEACEFUL MOM
Peaceful mom. It hardly seems that the words could go together. Yet the peace you crave can be yours in every season of raising children. Whether you have teenagers or toddlers, being …

Book Reviews March 2017 Book Reviews March 2017

MY LIFE IN DESIGN
Few individuals in the last century have had such a wide-reaching influence on the way we live our lives than Sir Terence Conran – from how we decorate our homes to our …

Book Reviews February 2017 Book Reviews February 2017

A RAINBOW OF SMOOTHIE BOWLS
A Rainbow of Smoothie Bowls, by Leigh Weingus, is a cookbook that features more than 100 amazing creations and 40+ gorgeous, full-color photos. Page by page, this book serves up flavorful …

Book Reviews January 2017 Book Reviews January 2017

THE FASHION OF FILM
The Fashion of Film, by fashion historian Amber Butchart, takes a journey through the last 100 years of cinema style and its influence on the catwalks. With beautiful imagery and thoroughly researched …

Book Reviews December 2016 Book Reviews December 2016

GET CROSS FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Keeping calm for the holidays just got a little easier with the release of The New York Times Keep Merry and Crossword On. St. Martin’s Press, home to the classic New …

Books Reviews November 2016 Books Reviews November 2016

WINE IN TIME
In her new book, The 24-Hour Wine Expert, Jancis Robinson makes it possible to learn the really important details about wine in a single day. In this pithy, approachable, comprehensive guide, Robinson shares …

Books Reviews October 2016 Books Reviews October 2016

GET PUMPED
Shoes have the power both to fascinate men and women and to crystallize a moment in fashion. In Vogue: The Shoe by Harriet Quick, with a foreword by Alexandra Shulman, editor-in-chief of British Vogue, …

Book Reviews September 2016 Book Reviews September 2016

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Book Reviews May 2016 Book Reviews May 2016

LESSONS IN ARRANGING
Whether hosting a party, helping out with a friend’s wedding or wishing to incorporate the beauty of flowers into everyday life, The Flower Workshop allows you to create dazzling arrangements that go beyond …

Book Reviews April 2016 Book Reviews April 2016

REDUCE CARBS/INCREASE VEGGIES
150 Best Spiralizer Recipes, by Marilyn Haugen and Jennifer Williams, provides a new, refreshing, fun way to introduce more vegetables into dishes and reduce carbohydrates. There are options for vegetarians, gluten-free diets and …

Book Reviews March 2016 Book Reviews March 2016

LOVE YOUR WEAVE
Part of the reason a whole new generation of weavers now love the craft is due to an affordable, space-efficient tabletop loom known as a rigid-heddle loom. Capable of making practical items as …

Book Reviews February 2016 Book Reviews February 2016

BEAUTY ON THE INSIDE
Upgrade your home’s charm factor with this comprehensive one-stop guide to creating custom-made soft furnishings. Hand-made Interiors shows stitch by stitch how to make beautiful pieces – from blinds, curtains, and cushion …

Book Reviews January 2016 Book Reviews January 2016

DECORATE ANYTHING
Introducing Washi Tape Crafts: 110 Ways to Decorate Just About Anything by Amy Anderson – a crafting book for savvy crafters and non-crafters alike. Fun, removable and remarkably easy to use, washi tape is …

Book Reviews December 2015 Book Reviews December 2015

CROSSWORDS FOR CHRISTMAS
The release of The New York Times ‘Tis the Season Crosswords means that it’s time for cocoa, Christmas trees and winter holidays. St. Martin’s Press …

Book Reviews Oct 2015 Book Reviews Oct 2015

DINING ON A FOOD STAMP BUDGET
When Leanne Brown moved to New York to earn a master’s degree in food studies, she learned that 46 million Americans have to survive on only $4 a day, the …

Books Reviews September 2015 Books Reviews September 2015

DAILY VEGAN DELIGHT
The recipes in Vegan Everyday feature tempting dishes that are bold, innovative, fresh and delicious. They reflect Chef Doug McNish’s expertise and complex palate, yet he has made sure they are easy so …

Books Reviews August 2015 Books Reviews August 2015

CELEBRATE COLOR
In Conran on Color, Terence Conran shares a lifetime of experience as one of the world’s leading designers and retailers to explain how to make the most of this vibrant and dynamic ingredient in …

Books Reviews July 2015 Books Reviews July 2015

 
MAKE A GREAT GARDEN ROOM
Outdoor living writer Sally Coulthard provides an extensive overview of small outdoor spaces in Shed Decor. Perfect for work, play or relaxation, a shed is small in space and investment, can …

Books Reviews June 2015 Books Reviews June 2015

THE MEANING OF LIFE
Authentic personal relationships in life are essential to our well-being. In Robert R. Ball’s new book, Being With: Maybe This Is What Life Is All About, he reveals the profound meanings contained …