Gift Guide: Books (Part II)

Books for Home + Gardens

1.  Decorate Workshop, Chronicle Books, an interactive guide helps readers with decorating their home.
2.  Things That Matter, Nate Berkus, Nate shares intimate stories from his life and how it affects the way he lives and designs
3.  Aalvar Alto Houses, Princeton Architectural Press
4.  Handmade Garden Projects, the perfect book for the DIY’er (especially one who enjoys gardening).
5.  Young House LoveDesign ideas for every style, skill level, and budget, from the beloved couple behind
6.  Tiny World Terrariums, A Step-by-step Guide - authors Katy and Michelle of Brooklyn's celebrated Twig Terrariums offer step-by-step instructions for building your own tiny little green world

Books for Cooks

1.  Jerusalem, a Cookbook, Yotam Ottolenghi (author of that beautiful book, Plenty) teams with his friend and co-owner of his restaurants, Sami Tamimi (both men were born in Jerusalem in the same year: Tamimi on the Arab east side and Ottolenghi in the Jewish west). In this book they explore the vibrant cuisine of their home city together.
2.  Water, Salt, Yeast by Ken Forkish, a great book for the bread lover
3.  Smitten Kitchen Cookbook  the long awaited cookbook from food blogger, Deb Perelman
4.  Blackbird Bakery Gluten-Free, 75 Recipes for Irresistible Gluten-Free Desserts and Pastries
5.  Roots by Diane Morgan, a comprehensive guide and collection of recipes using root vegetables.
6.  What Katie Ate, food photographer, Katie Quinn Davies shares her favorite simple dishes with a collection of recipes and beautiful images

Books for the Table (and miscellaneous)

1. You Are Awesome, By Abbey Hendrickson, 21 Crafts to Make You Happy
2. The Lost Christmas Gift Andrew Beckham, a poignant story about a lost Christmas gift for a boy from his father
3. America's Other Audubon, a beautiful book for those with an interest in bird art and ornithological history.
4. What Did I Buy Today, An Obsessive Consumption Journal: Kate Bingaman-Burt
5. Matte Stephens - Selected Works, A book of art
6. Blog Inc., Blogging for Passion, Profit and to Create Community by Joy Deangdeelert Cho
6. Rookie Yearbook One, collects articles, interviews, photo editorials, and illustrations from the popular online magazine for teen girls

Jan Halvarson


Unknown said...

A brilliant post especially the cook book selection. Katie Davies is fantastic. Miriam x

Rachael, Pistachio Press said...

These all look great! Adding several to my wish list :)

Coco Cake Land said...

oh dear!! so much good stuff! love this book round up! ^__^

Nancy said...

this is a great post! thanks!