Bangor Daily News
The 10 best travel, lifestyle, and outdoors books
I suppose, if you were so inclined, you could call me a bookworm. I always seem to have some kind of reading material with me at all times; my messenger bag or suitcase always has a book or magazine at the ready, and at the very least, my iPad is loaded with plenty of magazines and PDFs to last a month.
The Detroit News
Go old-school with a decor book for those on your gift list
At a time when anybody and everybody can jump online for design inspiration -- Pinterest, anyone? -- there's something to be said for sitting down with a good, old-fashioned home decor book for ideas for your next project.
Bill Bryson is a kind of travel writer in all his books - even if the travel is through his childhood, or the world of science, or the history of private life.
The Globe and Mail
The United States, then and now: Is it time for a new American dream?
The retrospective is a bittersweet tribute. It usually reflects, in looking back over a particular era or career, nostalgia for early achievements that the present never seems to equal.
The Cary News
Club Notes: Nov. 17
A social for prospective members of the Fuquay-Varina Junior Woman's Club will be at 7 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18, at Sip Wine and Coffee Bistro, 128 Bass Lake Road, Holly Springs.