by Megan Giller
FOOD & DRINK
Craft chocolate is hot, thanks to directly sourced ingredients from cacao bean farms and an amazing range of flavors. With tasting and pairing guidelines, recipes from top chocolatiers, and stories of America’s leading makers, this rich compendium is a chocolate-lover’s dream. You’ll get a taste for the chocolate-making process and understand how chocolate’s flavor depends on where the cacao was grown—then discover how to turn your artisanal bars into unexpected treats with 22 recipes from master chefs.
The Natural First Aid Handbook, 2nd Edition
by Brigitte Mars
DO IT YOURSELF
This A-to-Z guide to the most common emergency situations, ailments, and injuries focuses on how to use household, herbal, and homeopathic remedies safely and effectively in combination with basic emergency-response procedures and protocols. Cayenne pepper can stop bleeding. Garlic helps alleviate a toothache. Honey soothes a burn. When an emergency situation arises, simple home remedies can play a vital role in easing symptoms and providing immediate help.
by Derek “Deek” Diedricksen
HOUSE & HOME
If you dream of living in a tiny house, or creating a getaway in the backwoods or your backyard, you’ll love this gorgeous collection of creative and inspiring ideas for tiny houses, cabins, forts, studios, and other microshelters. Created by a wide array of builders and designers around the United States and beyond, these 59 unique and innovative structures show you the limits of what is possible. Each is displayed in full-color photographs accompanied by commentary by the author. In addition, Diedricksen includes six sets of building plans by leading designers to help you get started on a microshelter of your own.
Eat Right For Your Sight
by Jennifer Trainer Thompson and Johanna M. Seddon
HEALTH & FITNESS
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of central vision loss in adults over the age of fifty. It can wreak havoc on the ability to see faces, read, drive, and move about safely. The latest research suggests that healthy lifestyle choices, including a diet rich in lutein, zeaxanthin, and other key nutrients, can delay the onset and progress of AMD. Eat Right for Your Sight provides a delicious way to add the best ingredients for eye health to every meal of the day.