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The good, the bad and the ugly. You'll find them all here. Each week you'll get my take on the intriguing, and sometimes peculiar, titles to recently hit the newsstand.

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There are hundreds of craft titles on the market each year but few feel as inviting as Adorn. From the craft-guru folks at SoHo Publishing comes a title that promises to be "the crafty girl's guide to embellishing life." The colorful photography and interspersed editorial content give this title the true feel of a magazine and not merely a book of craft ideas. Adorn covers accessories from throw pillows for your couch to bracelets for your arms. This quarterly promises great ideas and tips and presents that promise in a stylish form seen elsewhere in Domino. So for all the craft enthusiasts out there: Adorn is easily one of the best accessories you can have in a travel-handy size.

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There is an old Italian proverb that says the best way to a man's heart is through his stomach, and this title puts you well on your way to achieving that goal. Bene is all things Italian. From shopping in Milan to wine tasting in Rome, this new launch takes you from the Alps to the Mediterranean without even leaving your chair. Bene is currently being distributed in Italian restaurants and by subscription on their website, so if you are wanting to get your hands on this title you may just have to enjoy a glass of wine and a nice meal. Bene, indeed!

Dazzling Delightful Delicious.
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More and more it seems the publishers of Reader's Digest are looking to food as their topic of choice. Following the success of Every Day with Rachael Ray last year, the folks at Reader's Digest have launched an Australian import that brings together recipes by world renowned chefs as well as superb photography to present content for the amateur but enthusiastic chef. This title is only on the newsstands as a test launch for now, but with 620,000 copies printed it seems Reader's Digest has an eye to keep this one around. Next time you go to the grocery store, make sure you pick up Dazzling Delightful Delicious. to help you plan your next exquisite meal.


June 16, 2006


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