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Fasten Your Seatbelts

Cruising AttitudeA recent book I'm reading has me cracking up one minute followed by a solid minute of reading with my jaw dropped open.  Check out Cruising Attitude: Tales of Crashpads, Crew Drama, and Crazy Passengers at 35,000 Feet by Heather Poole.  You'll never look at a flight attendant the same way, and you'll be much, much nicer to them.

 

 

 

Curly Girl

Curly Girl: the HandbookCurly hair: love it or hate it?  Why not love yours more by following the advice in Curly Girl: the Handbook by Lorraine Massey.  

Be Happy

The Happiness ProjectGretchen Rubin turned around her viewpoint by making a year of her life a project.  "Time is passing, and I'm not focusing enough on the things that really matter."  She made that year her Happiness Project which is also the title of her book detailing what she learned.  What will your Happiness Project look like?  Check it out and find out.

I Can't Look Away

Wreck the HallsMany of you have seen the Cake Wrecks Blog, but did you know there are more pictures in print?  I tell myself I'll just look at a few, but I find I just cannot look away.  Check out both Cake Wrecks books.

Get It While It's Hot

The Grilling BookJust in time before the summer ends, stop by the library and check out The Grilling Book: the Definitive Guide from Bon Appetit.  All your questions answered and your tummy full.

See Both Sides of the Issue

At Issue - Technology and the CloudHot topics have a way of getting a conversation started - for better or worse.  Do you ever feel you don't know enough about an issue to really discuss it with someone else?  We have series of books on almost any topic you could imagine that give intelligent viewpoints for every side of the issue.  Look for the At Issue or Opposing Viewpoints series on the topic of your choice.

Why Can't I Stop?

Making Habits, Breaking HabitsWhen I was little, I learned to stop biting my fingernails.  I don't remember... how did I do it?  Jeremy Dean has written a new book to help us figure it out: Making Habits, Breaking Habits.  Check it out.

Know Your State

Texas Got It Right!Think you know all there is to know about Texas?  I thought I did.  Then, I read Texas Got It Right! by Sam & Andrew Wyly.  It's a fun, visually entertaining read. 

Save Your Time for Better Things

Life's Too Short to Fold Fitted SheetsLife gets very busy, especially if you're a to-do list junkie like me.  Every now and then I need to read a book like Life's Too Short to Fold Fitted Sheets by Lisa Quinn.  Check it out!

For Your Next Trip to Oregon

PortlandiaPortland, Oregon, is one of my favorite cities.  So, why have I not started watching the show Portlandia?  Before I do, I'm going to check out Portlandia: a Guide for Visitors by Fred Armisen and Carrie Brownstein. 

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