Wildflowers of Texas

The Book: Wildflowers of Texas, by Michael Eason The Blurb: In Wildflowers of Texas, Michael Eason describes and illustrates more than 1,100 species commonly encountered in the beloved Lone Star State. This comprehensive guide includes perennials, annuals, and bulbs, both native and naturalized, and is organized by flower color and flower family. Introductory information includes…

Best Hair Book Ever!

The Book: Best Hair Book Ever!, by FaithGirlz! The Blurb: Buh-bye, bad hair days! This complete guide to care, cuts and cute styles makes it easy to have amazing hair each and every day of the week. With tons of tutorials for pretty ponies, bold braids and easy up-dos, you’ll go from school to sports…

In Her Kitchen: Stories and Recipes from Grandmas Around the World

The Book: In Her Kitchen, by Gabriele Galimberti The Blurb:  As Gabriele Galimberti was preparing to set off on a trip around the world, his Italian grandmother was more concerned about how well he would eat than any risks or mishaps he might face on his travels. He then promised her that he would eat…

Tamales: Fast and Delicious Mexican Meals

The Book: Tamales: Fast and Delicious Mexican Meals, by Alice Guadalupe Tapp The Blurb: Tamales are a Mexican favorite, beloved year-round as well as at Christmas, when the whole family traditionally pitches in with the work of tamale preparation and assembly. Thanks to renowned tamalera Alice Guadalupe Tapp, it’s now possible to enjoy these delicious…

The Backyard

The Book: The Backyard, by Norman Draper The Blurb: Backyard peels back the placid, Miracle-Gro-soaked sod of gardening to reveal a culture of yucca fetishes, monarda mutilations, and herbivore-induced hissy fits. In the shocking world of Backyard, garden club backstabbers use dull gardening trowels, and the little old lady with loppers could be. . ….