Grab your wand and join us on a new Harry Potter adventure!
Due out: 07/31/2016
To celebrate this new Harry Potter book, Bookshop Santa Cruz will be hosting two release parties. Tickets to the release parties are provided through the pre-purchase of Harry Potter & the Cursed Child -- Parts I & II.
It is nearly impossible for me to give up anything once I attach importance to it. I was super skeptical anything could help. This book, however, helped me get rid of a lot, but discarding is not really the point. It's more about surrounding yourself with things you love. This book seriously changed me (and I was certainly resistant to change!). –Ivy
Introduce yourself to the ever popular indoor gardening trend with this beautiful book. Owners of their own garden design shop, these authors will guide you on a whimsical journey of designing and caring for your very own potted, vertical, and tabletop plantings. Now hop on over to your favorite nursery and get to work!
Embrace the magic of moss and unlock all its earthy secrets! Learn about the 3500 types of moss and prepare for El Nino's drenching with the right plants. (Please drench us, El Nino. Please). Full of gorgeous macro photography and tons of landscaping ideas.
Sharing her passion for interior design while inviting us into her home, award winning actress, comedian and bestselling author Ellen DeGeneres reveals some of her most treasured interior spaces. Ellen’s style, modern with an eye to earthy substance, has inspired in me an appreciation for soft transitional spaces that bring the outside world in. Home beautifully demonstrates Ellen’s quality use of texture and light to emphasize her interest in creating rooms with both balance and charm. —Ashley
This comprehensive book from the awesome folks at Apartment Therapy features every aspect of design and decorating—from floor plans to paint, specific rooms to style approaches—with the goal of setting up and living well in a place you love. Complete + Happy Home is full of real, beautiful homes from coast to coast that are filled with personality—from a retro bright kitchen to a dark menagerie dining room. No matter your style or budget, this book will give you the inspiration and confidence to create a happy, beautiful home. —S.B.
Sometimes getting away from the busyness of the modern world to find peace and relaxation is all one wants in the world. When that moment comes, may I recommend picking up this compilation of cabins, yurts, and other retreats into nature? Each shelter chosen by the editors includes the story of how it was built so you can be inspired by the images as well as the saga of how these fantastical structures came to be. —Jax
This terrific book is filled with home projects of varying skill levels, complete with materials lists, easy-to-follow instructions, and clear diagrams. Unique finishing details like concrete textured with Legos or pine with a pop of neon, make the hardest thing in this book the decision of what project to make first. HomeMade Modern is the book you need to get your modern-minimalist-industrial-loft-style hipster pad ready to impress all of your too-cool friends. —Megan
If you love the beauty and versatility of tile, as I do, then Tile Makes the Room will make you swoon. The authors, co-owners of the renowned Heath Ceramics in Sausalito, explore the role of tile in good design through the work of leading designers and architects from around the world. From California to Italy to Morocco, beautiful kitchen backsplashes, sensational walls and floors, and gorgeous outdoor patios show tile in all its glory. —S.B.
From simple 18th- and early 19th-century gardens to the lavish estates of the Gilded Age, the gardens started by 1930s inmates at Alcatraz in San Francisco Bay to the centuries-old camellias at Middleton Place near Charleston, South Carolina—Rescuing Eden celebrates the history of garden design in the United States, with 28 examples that have been saved by ardent conservationists and generous private owners, and opened to the public. This book is as beautiful as it is inspirational.
In the three years since Sherry and John Petersik wrote their bestselling book Young House Love, they have bought a new house and had a new baby, and they have seen their design perspective evolve right along with their family. In their latest book, they’ve set out to prove that just because you have kids or pets, doesn’t mean you’re sentenced to floors overrun with toys or furniture covered in plastic. Through a gallery of inspiring spaces (including the authors’), Lovable Livable Home shows how beautiful homes can be functional, too.