‘The Tropical Cottage - At Home in Coconut Grove’ by Beth Dunlop - NYTimes.com: "Home-design books are often homages to a particular style, era or corner of the world, and with that homogeneity a dreaded sameness can set in. Which is why “The Tropical Cottage: At Home in Coconut Grove,” due out later this month from Rizzoli ($50), is such a delight. Simple bungalows are set against more ornate Mediterranean-style homes. A 1910 clapboard Key West-style farmhouse gets equal billing with an art-drenched midcentury modern suburban spread. And lush gardens, large and small, beckon from many pages." read more at link above
Books: New and noteworthy
What it's about: Follows the lives of six teenagers who become lifelong friends, beginning at a summer camp for the artistically gifted; by the author of The Uncoupling. The buzz: "Ambitious and involving, capturing the ... The buzz: Elizabeth Gilbert ...
'Book robbery' hijacks history
Palestinian author Ala Hlehel is shown at the NL claiming that by checking out volumes from the collection - even by holding them in one's hands - one is “liberating Palestine.” The books are marked “AP” (abandoned property) as a reminder of how they ...
Hillary Clinton book expected in 2014
Fairfield Daily Republic
The book has yet to be titled and is tentatively scheduled for June 2014, in time for the summer reading season and for the midterm elections, when a promotional tour could easily blend with Democratic efforts work to recapture the House. ... Her other ...
Princess Letizia book threatens further embarrassment for Spain's Royals
He claims in the 300 page book, which is published later this week, that the Princess, a divorcee and former newsreader had an abortion before meeting the heir to the throne and that she asked for the paperwork to be destroyed just weeks before their ...
Book Review: People Training For Good Dogs
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
No, this isn't an owner bashing book, it is a book that is an easy read and covers how to take a more active role in dog training. Melissa offers a training method of positive and negative feedback that she states can dramatically improve any owner's ...
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)
Catherine McKenzie: 52 Books, 52 Weeks, Week 14: Six Long Years
By Catherine McKenzie
I had never read, or even heard of, Harlan Coben before, and this despite the fact that he's sold more than 50 million books worldwide. My bad. ... This week's read for 52 books in 52 weeks was Harlan Coben's Six Years. As I mentioned in my ...
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Died: David Kuo, 'Temping Faith' Author and ... - Christianity Today
By Melissa Steffan
Died: David Kuo, 'Temping Faith' Author and Leader-Turned-Critic of Bush-Era Faith Office. Kuo wrote about disillusionment in his 2006 memoir, Tempting Faith. Melissa Steffan. Tweet. David Kuo, best known for ... I read Kuo's book "Tempting Faith," and it confirmed many things I already suspected about what was happening with faith initiatives in Washington. I admired him for his honesty. He sure took a beating for it - mostly by the same crowd whose hypocrisy he was exposing.
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Book Review: Do Over | Psych Central
By Nichole Meier
After reading the book the reader knows how Reb sees herself, but isn't able to get the feeling of what Reb says or how she acts when interacting with others. In other words, Reb remains two-dimensional, despite the author's attempts to ...
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Hillary Clinton's book advance hovers at $14M - Washington Times
The buzz is that Hillary Rodham Clinton's new book will net her an advance in the range of $14 million.
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