books

Man Crush Monday: 5 Celebs We’d Rather See in ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’

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If you're anything like me, then last week's reveal of the newest Fifty Shades of Grey trailer left you feeling...underwhelmed. I don't know about you, but after investing two weeks reading the trilogy and spending months waiting for the preview; I was kind of hoping the movie would actually live up to all the hype.... read more

It’s Not Too Late to Dive Into These Hot Beach Reads

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If you've been too busy this summer sipping margaritas by the pool and going on fabulous vacations (and rightfully so) to properly sink your teeth into the perfect warm-weather book, don't worry. We've rounded up five new must-reads that are sexy, compelling and will keep you entertained until fall. Read: The One and Only by Emily Giffin If... read more

Want Honest Marriage Advice? Hear What These 4 Wedding Authors Have to Say

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Who knows the trials and tribulations of being a newlywed better than Taylor Jenkins Reid, J. Courtney Sullivan, Emma Straub and Catherine McKenzie? These four authors have new (and red hot) books out about marriage, and The Nest got to find out just how their real-life marriages inspire their fiction (or not so much). Taylor Jenkins... read more

28 Windows That are Novel Ideas

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Ok, so maybe you haven’t wondered what your favorite book would look like if turned into a window feature, but the designers at the La Cienega Design Quarter couldn’t resist. Take a peek at these 28 incredible designs that we think were done up the write way. More Must-Clicks: Celeb Homes We Want... read more

Get Lost in These Marriage Thrillers Until ‘Gone Girl’ Comes Out

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The events in Gone Girl aren't exactly how you'd want your fifth wedding anniversary to play out, but nevertheless, married life has never been so eerie since Gillian Flynn penned the bestselling book. Unfortunately, the Gone Girl movie doesn't come out until October 3, so here are some other thriller novels about marriage to tide you... read more

What To Read Now: Cupcakes and Cashmere

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The plot: Lifestyle blogger Emily Schuman expands her highly-popular blog, Cupcakes and Cashmere, to book proportions in this must-have guide. This beautifully detailed read offers up Emily's tips for defining your sense of style, organizing your home and entertaining a party with ease. So whether you're searching for the perfect cookie recipe or advice on... read more

What to Read Now: Young House Love

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The plot: John and Sherry Petersik are the husband-and-wife duo behind the DIY home design blog, Young House Love. Their newest book brims with possibility as the couple provides readers with 243 ways to renovate their home through painting, updating and crafts. From kitchen and dining ideas to bedroom and organization inspiration, this book... read more

Pageturner: ‘The Newlyweds’ Book Debuts — and It’s Full of Secrets…

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Need something good to read? The buzzed-about novel The Newlyweds by Nell Freudenberger comes out today, and we're digging it  -- almost as much as we dig our own non-fiction tome, The Nest Newlywed Handbook. (Shameless plug.) It tells the intriguing story of Bangladesh-born Amina Mazid and American George Stillman, a... read more