Spring Stars | Life+Style Top Reads

The newest edition of Life+Style features key reads across cooking, crafts, fashion, gardening, interior design, self-help, travel, and more.









Darlington, André. Forbidden Cocktails: Libations Inspired by the World of Pre-Code Hollywood. Running Pr. (Turner Classic Movies). May 2024. 248p. ISBN 9780762485208. $27. COOKING

Fahr, Yasmin. Cook Simply, Live Fully: Flexible, Flavorful Recipes for Any Mood. Harper. Apr. 2024. 272p. ISBN 9780063284173. $45. COOKING

Klopotenko, Yevhen. The Authentic Ukrainian Kitchen: Recipes from a Native Chef. Voracious. May 2024. 288p. ISBN 9780316559393. $40. COOKING

Lee, George. A-Gong’s Table: Vegan Recipes from a Taiwanese Home. Ten Speed. Apr. 2024. 272p. ISBN 9781984861276. pap. $28. COOKING

Park, Remy Morimoto. Sesame, Soy, Spice: 90 Asian-ish Vegan and Gluten-Free Recipes To Reconnect, Root, and Restore. Morrow Cookbooks. Mar. 2024. 256p. ISBN 9780063311022. $35. COOKING

Vesci, Terry Barlin & Jessica Dunham. The Lavender Companion: Enjoy the Aroma, Flavor, and Health Benefits of This Classic Herb. Storey. May 2024. 176p. ISBN 9781635866841. $26. COOKING


Albans, Clare. The Modern Embroidery Handbook. White Owl. May 2024. 128p. ISBN 9781399041324. pap. $24.95. CRAFTS

Cay, Khuc. Wonderful World of Amigurumi: 15 Adorable Amigurumi Creations. Landauer. May 2024. 144p. ISBN 9781639810642. pap. $19.99. CRAFTS

Fahmy, Anna-Marie & Andrew Fahmy. Making Fairy Garden Accessories: 22 Enchanting Projects for Your Backyard. Fox Chapel. Mar. 2024. 128p. ISBN 9781497103962. pap. $16.99. CRAFTS

Van In, Jessie. Crocheting Reversible Amigurumi Projects: Adorable 2-Way Patterns Using Fur Yarn & Easy Methods. Landauer. Mar. 2024. 112p. ISBN 9781639810352. pap. $19.99. CRAFTS


Yang, April (aka Coolirpa). DIY Thrift Flip: Sewing Techniques for Transforming Old Clothes into Fun, Wearable Fashions. Quarry. May 2024. 152p. ISBN 9780760383216. pap. $24.99. DIY


van der Kloet, Jacqueline. Growing Bulbs in the Natural Garden. Timber. Feb. 2024. 240p. ISBN 9781643264028. $35. GARDENING

Interior Design

Davin, Alison (text) & Lisa Romerein (photos). Live Natural: A Relaxed Approach to Creating Healthy Homes. Gibbs Smith. May 2024. 240p. ISBN 9781423665823. $45. INTERIOR DESIGN


Callahan, Kathy. Welcoming Your Puppy from Planet Dog: How To Go Beyond Training and Raise Your Best Friend. New World Library. Apr. 2024. 256p. ISBN 9781608689217. pap. $18.95. PETS


Freeman, Emily P. How To Walk into a Room: The Art of Knowing When To Stay and When To Walk Away. HarperOne. Mar. 2024. 240p. ISBN 9780063328822. $26.99. SELF-HELP

Kurland, Beth. You Don’t Have To Change To Change Everything: Six Ways To Shift Your Vantage Point, Stop Striving for Happy, and Find True Well-Being. Health Communications. Mar. 2024. 368p. ISBN 9780757325021. pap. $18.95. SELF-HELP

McCabe, Jessica. How To ADHD: An Insider’s Guide to Working with Your Brain (Not Against It). Rodale. Jan. 2024. 464p. ISBN 9780593578940. $28. SELF-HELP

Orr, Elizabeth. The Unfiltered Enneagram: A Witty and Wise Guide to Self-Compassion. Convergent. Apr. 2024. 224p. ISBN 9780593593899. pap. $18. SELF-HELP

Roberts, Trish Ahjel. The Anger Myth: Understanding and Overcoming the Mental Habits That Steal Your Joy. Rowman & Littlefield. Apr. 2024. 208p. ISBN 9781538180945. $30. SELF-HELP

Zao-Sanders, Marc. Timeboxing: The Power of Doing One Thing at a Time. St. Martin’s Essentials. Mar. 2024. 320p. ISBN 9781250340153. pap. $16. SELF-HELP


Lamagna, Sarah. Swimming Holes, New England: 50 of the Best Swimming Spots. Falcon Guides. May 2024. 256p. ISBN 9781493076437. pap. $24.95. TRAV

Rhoads, Loren. 222 Cemeteries To See Before You Die. Black Dog & Leventhal. Aug. 2024. 272p. ISBN 9780762486021. $32. TRAV

Zaharek, Jonathan. Hiking the Adirondack 46 High Peaks. Falcon Guides. May 2024. 256p. ISBN 9781493070084. pap. $24.95. TRAV


Feghali, Layla K. The Land in Our Bones: Plantcestral Herbalism and Healing Cultures from Syria to the Sinai. North Atlantic. Feb. 2024. 352p. ISBN 9781623179144. pap. $24.95. HEALTH

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