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Book Reviews April 2015 Book Reviews April 2015

 
OVER 50 AND FABULOUS
Throughout their youth, females are inundated with information and advertising related to health and beauty. As they get older, however, that information becomes more difficult to find – especially as women enter …

Book Reviews March 2015 Book Reviews March 2015

CAT LADY REIMAGINED
Typically, the term “cat lady” evokes images of an unfashionable, unkempt and slightly unhinged spinster hoarding multiple cats. Cat Lady Chic serves up the antidote, celebrating the Cat Lady with a compilation of …

Book Reviews Feb 2015 Book Reviews Feb 2015

ON FOOD AND MEMORY
A Bowl of Olives is a treasure from the author and artist of the international bestseller In and Out of the Garden, and the wondrous sketchbook Sara Midda’s South of France. Drawn …

Book Reviews Jan 2015 Book Reviews Jan 2015

GOOD DOGGIE
John W. Pilley introduces us to a pretty impressive pooch in Chaser: Unlocking the Genius of the Dog Who Knows a Thousand Words. Chaser has the largest known vocabulary of any animal except humans …

Book Reviews Dec 2014 Book Reviews Dec 2014

 
STEP-BY-STEP CANDY BIBLE
300 Best Homemade Candy Recipes, by Jane Sharrock, includes recipes for sumptuously mouthwatering candies, chocolates, praline cremes, fudges, toffee, holiday treats and no-bake cookies. This candy bible covers everything and is complete with …

Book Reviews Nov 2014 Book Reviews Nov 2014

A SOUTHERN CHRISTMAS
No one does Christmas like the South, and the editors of Southern Living have outdone themselves this season with their inpirational coffee table book, Christmas All Through The South. Editor-at-large Kim Cross writes, …

Book Reviews Oct 2014 Book Reviews Oct 2014

BEFOREVER
Girls across the country are invited to step into BeForever, American Girl’s line of historical dolls, books and related accessories connecting girls ages 8 and up with inspiring characters and timeless stories from America’s past. …

Book Reviews Sept 2014 Book Reviews Sept 2014

CHANGE YOUR MIND,  HEAL YOUR BODY
A profound, accessible book about healing the mind and body that is part memoir, part practical guide, Change Your Mind Heal Your Body draws readers from a world of fact …

Book Reviews August 2014 Book Reviews August 2014

PITT CUE CO.: THE COOKBOOK
Pitt Cue Co.: The Cookbook offers innovation in the fine art of using smoke, slow-cooking and the very best ingredients to create irresistibly delicious food to savor and share. Since their …

Book Reviews July 2014 Book Reviews July 2014

RAW, QUICK & DELICIOUS!
More than 175 quick, easy and creative raw recipes are featured in Raw, Quick & Delicious! by Douglas McNish. McNish makes it easy to prepare these nutrient-rich dishes, all the meals for …

Book Reviews June 2014 Book Reviews June 2014

QUILTING WITH A MODERN SLANT
Quilting With a Modern Slant by Rachel May offers a glimpse into dozens of unique visions, with profiles of quilters and artists who have developed their own aesthetic. With photographs of …

Book Reviews May 2014 Book Reviews May 2014

BUFFI’S DRESS DESIGN
Project Runway contestant Buffi Jashanmal shows fashion design fans how to design and sew their own custom-fitted dresses from start to finish. In Buffi’s Dress Design: Sew 30 Fun Styles, beginning sewists will …

Book Reviews Apr 2014 Book Reviews Apr 2014

200 EASY HOMEMADE CHEESE RECIPES
Debra Amrein-Boyes’ bestselling book 200 Easy Homemade Cheese Recipes, Second Edition has been designed to help you create cheeses that approximate the flavors and textures of the many cheeses from around …

Book Reviews March 2014 Book Reviews March 2014

100 BEST DECORATED COOKIES
100 Best Decorated Cookies by Julie Anne Hession features cookie decorating ideas for a wide array of occasions and holidays. The book contains 750 step-by-step photos and all the information needed to …

Book Reviews FEB 2014 Book Reviews FEB 2014

200 BEST PANINI RECIPES
Author Tiffani Collins Blackmon offers 200 tantalizing and innovative recipes to provide all the inspiration you need to recreate the bistro experience at home in 200 Best Panini Recipes. Before preparing one …

Book Reviews Jan 2014 Book Reviews Jan 2014

KITTENHOOD
Kittenhood: Life-size Portraits of Kittens in Their First 12 Weeks by award-winning photographer Sara Beth Ernhart focuses on 25 pure- and mixed-breed kittens during their adorable early weeks. One hundred engaging photographs show all the …

Book Reviews Dec 2013 Book Reviews Dec 2013

CHAIRS: 1,000 MASTERPIECES OF MODERN DESIGN
Chairs: 1,000 Masterpieces of Modern Design – 1800 to the Present Day by Charlotte and Peter Fiell is a unique source for interior specialists, collectors,  set designers and more. The …

Book Reviews Nov 2013 Book Reviews Nov 2013

SEWING SCHOOL 2: LESSONS IN MACHINE SEWING
In Sewing School 2: Lessons in Machine Sewing, authors Amie Petronis Plumley and Andria Lisle reveal the world of machine sewing with the same accessible appeal that kids responded …

Book Reviews Oct 2013 Book Reviews Oct 2013

THE HISTORY OF TEXAS WINE
In The History of Texas Wine, local wine experts Katherine Crain and Neil Crain, Ph.D., discuss the untold story of Texas’ wine industry, a 350-year wine story that is still reaching …

Book Reviews Sept 2013 Book Reviews Sept 2013

KAFFE QUILTS AGAIN
In author Kaffe Fassett’s 14th book, readers are treated to 20 all-new versions of Kaffe’s favorite patterns — each using the latest range of unique and beautiful Rowan fabrics. Photographed in Bulgaria against …

Book Reviews Aug 2013 Book Reviews Aug 2013

DISHING UP VIRGINIA
Dishing Up Virginia: 145 Recipes That Celebrate Colonial Traditions and Contemporary Flavors by Patrick Evans-Hylton contains recipes that celebrate the authentic flavors of Virginia, from oysters and blue crabs to wine, peanuts, heirloom …

Book Reviews July 2013 Book Reviews July 2013

THE FLOWER RECIPE BOOK
From the hottest floral studio in the country comes The Flower Recipe Book by Alethea Harampolis and Jill Rizzo, the flower-arranging bible for today’s aesthetic. The book is a one-of-a-kind, fool-proof guide …