Janet Bruchmann

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20 Rules to Live by for Those Who Want to Lose 10 Pounds in 3 Weeks

Alexander Chee's Voice Shines Through In 'Queen Of The Night'

Readers have waited almost 15 years for a second novel from the acclaimed Alexander Chee, following the highly-praised <i>Edinburgh</i>. The wait is over.<p><i>The Queen Of The Night</i> is sprawling, soaring, bawdy and plotted like a fine embroidery. Lilliet Berne is the most famous soprano in the French opera. She …

Death of a Young Black Journalist

On the night of May 27th, Charnice Milton, a twenty-seven-year-old journalist, was heading home from an assignment. She’d stopped to transfer buses in Anacostia, in Washington, D.C., after covering a neighborhood meeting for a Capitol Hill paper called the <i>Hill Rag</i>. According to police, Milton took …

Here Are the Best Books of 2015 So Far

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12 Series To Catch Up On Before The Next Book Comes Out

Goodreads shares the most anticipated titles in thriller, fantasy, YA, and romance.

The Fashion Trends That Are In and Out, According to Google

In an effort to expand their presence in the realms of fashion and e-commerce, everyone’s favorite search engine (<i>and then some</i>) Google has begun to …

Little black dresses for Spring Summer 2015

The “<b>little black dress</b>” is essential in every women’s wardrobe. Everyone should own a simple, elegant black dress that can be dressed up or down …

How to Tell If You Have Cool or Warm Skin Undertones

Have you ever tried on a top or a shade of lipstick that makes your skin tones, eyes, and face come alive, only to test out another that’s almost …

101 Party Dos & Don'ts

How to throw a bash that guests will never forget.<p>For <i>House Beautiful</i>'s ultimate entertaining guide, we asked our favorite designers, event planners, and bloggers for advice about how to host a successful soiree. The experts share their easy tips for setting a stunning dinner table, creating an …

Ice Cream

8 Things Really Efficient People Do

Everyone wants more time. Efficiency is one way of adding minutes or hours to your day. Here are eight tips effectively used by the most efficient.<p>Most everyone would like to be more efficient. Just think, you would spend less time doing the things that you don't enjoy and more on the things that …

Time Management

The Chopped Cookbook

• <b>Author:</b> Food Network Kitchen<p><b>Never again let the question, “What's for dinner?” stump you. The Chopped Cookbook features secrets for combining pantry staples to make exciting meals.</b> <br>This special <i>iBooks Author</i> version of <i>The Chopped Cookbook</i> invites you to: <br>-<b>Discover ingredient combinations</b> in …

Eatsy: Citrus-Roasted Whole Chicken

I start to get a little restless this time of year. With spring so close at hand — the first blossoms already blooming, and a deceptive string of warm days last week — it’s hard for me to keep my feet and my psyche firmly planted in winter. Food is a great way to connect with the season. And while …

Eatsy: Decadent Nachos

When I went to college, I found that my cafeteria’s meal plan left much to be desired; that’s when I turned to my toaster oven and got creative. I soon became a nacho pro (but only after failing miserably at the temperature part). The key to good nachos is setting the oven to low, layering the …

Why I Eat A Plant-Based Diet

The on-trend diet isn't a fad and it's way more sustainable than it sounds. Here's how I started eating more veggies and grains and loved every healthy second of it.<p>I started eating a whole foods plant-based diet nine months ago. I had gained 20-something pounds from a hormone-related health issue …

Beautify your Garden Landscape with Moss and Lichen

<i>A wooden Buddha statue boasts a mossy patina.</i><p>From forest paths to formal gardens, sculpted objects to speckled pots, there are many ways to add moss …

16+ More Creative Garden Container Ideas

After publishing 30 Creative Garden Container Ideas, I discovered a whole bunch more from garden tour visits this summer. Every time I think I’ve …

Oscars fashion: fall, dance or photobomb – how to win the red carpet

The key to this year's red-carpet fashion was when Jennifer Lawrence fell over again. Because the smartest players, the ones who have the world at their feet – Lawrence, Lupita Nyong'o, Pharrell Williams – know that looking good on the red carpet is no longer enough. To win the red carpet in 2014, …

42 Dutch Oven Recipes for Braises, Bread, and More

Is your Dutch oven collecting dust in a corner? It's time to dust it off and give it some love with one of these 42 hearty recipes.<p>Dutch ovens are made to last—seriously, Le Creuset has a lifetime guarantee—and can take the heat of the oven and a long simmer on a stovetop. That's why these heavy, …

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47 Pie Recipes for Every Season

From classic apple to blueberry—we've got a pie for every season.<p>No matter what the season, pie is one of our favorite desserts. There's not much you can't put into a flaky, buttery crust. From fruity fillings piled high (high pie!) with meringue to rich, velvety chocolate delights, here are our …

No Ordinary Time

• <b>Author:</b> Doris Kearns Goodwin<p><b>Winner of the Pulitzer Prize</b><p><i>No Ordinary Time</i> is a monumental work, a brilliantly conceived chronicle of one of the most vibrant and revolutionary periods in the history of the United States. With an extraordinary collection of details, Goodwin masterfully weaves together …

Old Man River

• <b>Author:</b> Paul Schneider<p><b>A fascinating account of how the Mississippi River shaped America</b><p>In <i>Old Man River</i>, Paul Schneider tells the story of the river at the center of America's rich history—the Mississippi. Some fifteen thousand years ago, the majestic river provided Paleolithic humans with the …

The River of Doubt

• <b>Author:</b> Candice Millard<p><b>At once an incredible adventure narrative and a penetrating biographical portrait, The River of Doubt is the true story of Theodore Roosevelt’s harrowing exploration of one of the most dangerous rivers on earth.</b><p>The River of Doubt—it is a black, uncharted tributary of the …

The Guns of August

• <b>Author:</b> Barbara W. Tuchman<p><b>Selected by the Modern Library as one of the 100 best nonfiction books of all time</b><p><b>The Proud Tower, the Pulitzer Prize–winning The Guns of August, and The Zimmerman Telegram comprise Barbara W. Tuchman’s classic histories of the First World War era</b><p>In this landmark, Pulitzer …

Dressed's 5 Best Looks of the Week: Sandra Bullock, Lupita N'yongo, Hailee Steinfeld, and Others!

Hoorah! The weekend has finally arrived. I'm off to my high school reunion, but before we head out, let's vote for best dressed this week!<p>Elizabeth Banks in Dolce & Gabbana<p>Hailee Steinfeld in Thakoon Edition<p><b>Who do you think positively killed it on the red carpet? Vote and then sound off!</b><p>Getty Images

The Most Flattering Fall Coat I've Ever Owned: It's Tailored, Wind- and Water-Resistant, and Goes With Everything!

Lately, like, over the past couple of years, I haven't bought a lot of coats. Maybe it's because, at my age, and over the past 15 years, I've accrued plenty of smart black peacoats, swishy green army parkas, and sharply tailored formal overcoats. Still, every fall, I find myself defaulting to my …

Easy Reader: Donna Tartt's "The Goldfinch" Takes Flights of Imagination

It's beginning to look as if every 10 years or so--and no matter what the weather or geopolitical situation is--we can count on a new novel from Donna Tartt. In 1992 we were treated to <i>The Secret History</i>. In 2002 we received <i>The Little Friend</i>. And now only slightly out of synch in 2013 we have <i>The</i> …

The Brutal Honesty Of 12 Years A Slave

Photo: Courtesy of FOX Searchlight<p>Every once in awhile, a movie comes along that seriously breaks your heart. Sometimes, it happens on a whim (you've …

"The One That Got Away" Fashion Edition: Do You Have One Great Sartorial Regret?

[KARLIE KLOSS THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY](http://vimeo.com/75898677) from [Moda Operandi](http://vimeo.com/user17221148) on [Vimeo](https://vimeo.com). If you've ever come across that one perfect dress, those to-die-for once-in-a-lifetime black boots, the ultimate handbag—and *not* gotten it, then …