She sheds : a room of your own / Erika Kotite (2017 non-fiction, 690.89 Kotite)
She Sheds shows you how to create cozy getaways with inspiration from across the country. Start by defining the goal and purpose of your space. Will you use it for entertaining, crafting, or alone time? Then, use the gallery of over 100 photos as inspiration for your decor, paint colors, and landscaping. You’ll even find fun upcycling ideas to personalize your space. Get inspired, and get started on your very own tricked-out retreat!
Still mine / Samuel Goldwyn Films and Mongrel Media (2014 DVD, DVD Still Mine)
An exquisitely mounted and deeply affecting story about one man’s determination to create a home for his ailing wife as they enter their twilight years. Based on actual events, that proves love is the ultimate triumph.
Prep : a novel / Curtis Sittenfeld (2005 fiction, F Sittenfeld)
During the late 1980s, fourteen-year-old Lee Fiora leaves behind her close-knit, middle-class Indiana family to enroll in an elite co-ed boarding school in Massachusetts, becoming a shrewd observer of, and eventually a participant in, their rituals and customs.
The French chef in America : Julia Child’s second act / Alex Prud’homme (2016 biography, 92 Child)
Traces the story of the chef’s years as a beloved television personality and cookbook author, revealing the pressures she faced as an influential celebrity in the aftermath of publishing “Mastering the Art of French Cooking.”
Maine : a novel / J. Courtney Sullivan (2011 fiction, F Sullivan)
Descending on a family beach house won in a bet years earlier, three generations of women gradually impart difficult respective secrets including a pregnancy, a terrible crush and a deeply held resentment for past misdeeds.