I thought I'd do something a little bit different today and talk about some of the books that I've been loving recently. I absolutely adore books and find it extremely difficult to go into a Waterstones without coming out with a new purchase to devour. I tend to stick to non fiction, informative kind of books which help me learn to do something new or are a great reference guide. So without further ado lets get cracking
#1 The New York Times. 36 Hours. 125 Weekends in Europe
This is a book thats been on my hit list for quite some time! The book consists of 125 well crafted itineraries for short European city breaks which will help you to not only see the city but also actually experience it! The pages are filled with beautiful photographs which are enough to make you day dream at work about your next adventure. I particularly like how this book actually breaks the itineraries down into days and times making sure you get the most out of your trip. Me and Sean are slowly making our way round all the European cities one city break at a time and I can't wait to use all the tips from this book on our next getaway which is Amsterdam!
#2 The Glam Guide
This was a recently edition to my book collection, having only been released last week! Fleur De Force's Glam Guide is the latest bible in all things girly. She takes you through everything you need to know about skincare, make up and fashion but my favourite part is all the lifestyle advice she gives - from how to gain confidence or how to make a relationship last. Not to mention the YouTube and blogging tips! This is an absolutely beautiful book full of stunning illustrations which make it stand out from anything I've read in the past. Well done Fleur!
#3 The Contemporary Cake Decorating Bible
This one is slightly different and won't be to everyones tastes, but being an avid (and very novice) cake decorator I was shocked to learn last month that I am yet to own any cake decoration books. Enter Lindy Smiths Cake Decorating Bible! This book is perfect for novices like me and even pros as it takes you right from the beginning - from actually baking the cake and how to change the recipe to suit different size cakes (something I had been struggling with), right through to different decoration techniques like piping, flower making or even cake jewellery. Who knew that was even a thing!