daily-rituals-sm.jpg

Daily Rituals: How Artists Work

We've always known that our favorite writers and artists were a little on the odd side. That's part of the makeup of a genius, right? Flipping through Daily Rituals: How Artists Work ($19), edited by Mason Currey, we're starting to realize just how neurotic, wacky,... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $19  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
la-cucina-cookbook-small.jpg

La Cucina Cookbook

Ever wish you'd married into the mob just so you could have an Italian granny of your own to teach you the secrets to perfect sauces and perfect pasta? Turns out you can get the inside scoop on all those delicacies without risking an unmarked... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $27  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
every-day-five-year-memory-book-small.jpg

Every Day: A Five-Year Memory Book

If you feel like you'd love to keep a journal but find yourself consistently falling down on the job when you try, this Every Day memory book ($17) might be for you. For one thing, its whimsical design makes it the sort of thing you're... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $17  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
big-cats-sm.jpg

Big Cats: Stories

You don't always have the time or patience to sit down with a full novel, so a collection of short stories can make the transition to bed after a long day a relaxing one. We're besotted with Big Cats: Stories ($14) by Holiday Reinhorn. We... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $14  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
riverton-sm.jpg

The House at Riverton: A Novel

Bemoaning the fact that there are over a hundred and seventy days until Downton Abbey resumes? Get your fix of the wealthy and their help with a flip through The House at Riverton ($12), in which a young housemaid is privy to a life-altering secret... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $12  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
 

Sponsorship

If you've got a product or service that you'd like to promote on Outblush, click here to find out about our advertising opportunities.

Scroll down for more kickin' selections, and let us know what you think with our NEW Comments feature!

the-very-hungry-caterpillar-book-and-plush-small.jpg

The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book and Plush

Even though we can't remember many significant details from Eric Carle's The Very Hungry Caterpillar, every time we see that iconic green worm our collective inner child wants to hug us. The Very Hungry Caterpillar Book and Plush ($14).... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $14  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
know-your-rodent-small.jpg

Know Your Rodent

Think rodents are just horrors your cat drags in? Thibaud Herem's whimsically illustrated Know Your Rodent ($11) might change your mind. It might even have you going in for a closer look instead of leaping onto the nearest chair next time you see a mouse.... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $11  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
animals-with-sharpies-small.jpg

Animals with Sharpies

Ever wonder what your ferret would say if he could talk? Apparently he would complain about his relationship status or misquote poetry. At least, that's if Animals with Sharpies ($17) is to be believed. This collection of gleefully weird illustrations guesses at what might happen... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $17  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
geography-of-pasta-sm.jpg

The Geometry of Pasta

Try as we may, we can't get over our love affair with pasta. We are powerless in the face of its carb-loaded starchy goodness! We're not alone, though, as The Geometry of Pasta ($17) by chef Jacob Kenedy and graphic designer Caz Hildebrand can attest.... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $17  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
the-drunken-botanist-small.jpg

The Drunken Botanist

The Drunken Botanist ($16) won't provide you with everything you need to make your own bathtub gin. (You'll need a still and either a license or a really good hiding place.) But it will fill your brain with all sorts of tidbits about the herbs,... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $16  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
surf-cafe-cookbook-small.jpg

The Surf Café Cookbook

Jane and Myles Lamberth get to spend their days surfing and making tasty grub on Ireland's wild and beautiful west coast. They're living the sweet life, and they know it, which is probably why the Surf Café Cookbook ($15) gives as much space to alluring... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $15  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
go-the-fuck-to-sleep-small.jpg

Go the F*ck to Sleep

Go the F*ck to Sleep ($12), the New York Times Best Seller by Adam Mansbach, isn't so much for children as it is for their frustrated, newly insomniac parents. Vent your sleepless desperation through laughter. Here's a passage: "All the kids from day care are... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $12  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
official-high-times-pot-smokers-activity-book-small.jpg

Official High Times Pot Smoker's Activity Book

Has looking at your hands lost that special pop? The Official High Times Pot Smoker's Activity Book ($17) features lots of simple, minimal-thinking children's puzzles revamped for 420 culture. Also good for corrupting unsuspecting youths who just want to connect the dots.... [More]

More   Life  |  Fun & Games $17  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
robot-journal-small.jpg

Fill In The Blank Robot Journal

What do you think your mechanical friend should say to you? A few uplifting words of inspiration? A request for more WD-40? Or maybe just an endearing quote from Short Circuit. This this journal ($14) invites you to consider the possibilities.... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $14  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
craft-beer-world-sm.jpg

Craft Beer World

We're big fans of craft beer, mostly because it's so tasty! But leeeetle parts of us are also into craft beer because it makes us feel good about ourselves. We get to support small businesses and look cool while we swig samples of hoppy IPAs... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $17  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
apocolypse-cakes-sm.jpg

Apocalypse Cakes: Recipes for the End

The hilarious Apocalypse Cakes: Recipes for the End ($14) by Shannon O'Malley is our kind of cookbook. O'Malley mixes sarcastic black humor with baking to bring readers treats to eat as the world ends. No matter how the earth meets its doom, we'll be well-fed... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $14  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
wolf-bookends-small.jpg

Wolf Bookends

We wouldn't have mentioned these Wolf Bookends ($52) if it weren't for the creative and enchanting dotted-line detailing! They're perfect for organizing your copies of White Fang, The Jungle Book, and the Twilight series.... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $52  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
the-sherlock-holmes-school-of-self-defence-small.jpg

The Sherlock Holmes School of Self-Defence

Even before Guy Ritchie and Robert Downey Jr. turned him into a ninja, Sherlock Holmes was a badass. A master of the Victorian martial art of Bartitsu, Holmes used his fighting skills to take out foes ranging from random ne'er-do-wells to the master villain Moriarty... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $9  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
how-to-be-a-genius-small.jpg

How to Be a Genius

Don't worry: you don't have to be born with it. With André de Guillaume's How to Be a Genius: A Handbook for the Aspiring Smarty-Pants ($5), you'll have everything you need to develop your intellectual superiority and show it off to the world.... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $5  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE
lebowski-sm.jpg

Two Gentlemen of Lebowski

If you have not had the pleasure of viewing the hilarious stage production of Two Gentlemen of Lebowski, get thee hence to the theatre! Or at least take a gander at the script ($10) by Adam Bertocci. In a world obsessed with mash-ups, pairing The... [More]

More   Life  |  Books & Magazines $10  Buy  |   Comment   |   SHARE

Page: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24 | 25 | 26 | 27 | 28 | 29 | 30 | 31 | 32 | 33 | 34 | 35 | 36 | 37 | 38 | 39 | 40 | 41 | 42 | 43 | 44 | 45 | 46 | 47 | 48 | 49 | 50