A definitive, full-color book to help bring the style of Nantucket Island into your home. There is something essentially charming about a simple cottage surrounded by a fence covered with roses. More than 1,200 of these houses can be found on Nantucket Island. Nowhere in this country are there more charming and diverse cottages featuring small pocket gardens and window boxes than on Nantucket. To a large extent, the character of the island is reflective of these little early homes. They were originally built by and for island residents at a time when islanders didn’t require, didn’t desire, or couldn’t afford anything larger. Living small, as typified by cottage living, has become the responsible, chic, innovative, and practical wave of the immediate future. Many homeowners are rethinking their needs in regard to space, opting for more quality and less quantity of space. They know that a house is more than square footage, and a small home is one that can be infused with special details and designed to accommodate the lifestyle of its occupants. Neither size nor volume has anything to do with style and comfort. The homes and gardens featured in Nantucket Cottages and Gardens reflect classic design elements that have been embraced in the past and continue to survive in the present. Throughout this book, the cottages of Nantucket will inspire those who are building new, renovating, or decorating a small home. When the quantity of space is pared down, more money can be spent on the things that give a house character, such as built-ins, weathered wood furniture, unique art pieces, and handmade textiles, to name a few.
People from all over the United States come to Nantucket Island to celebrate Christmas in the charming Early American setting. From the Christmas Stroll along cobblestoned Main Street to the Festival of Trees held each year at the historic Whaling Museum, Nantucket celebrates the holiday season with traditions and decorations that transform the island into a winter wonderland. Join renowned style and craft expert Lesley Linsley as she takes readers on a holiday tour through this picturesque island, offering her own ideas for recreating a quaint Nantucket-style Christmas along the way.
Mia Maxwell used to have her dream job. She is a sought after wedding planner on Nantucket, with no shortage of business. But she is struggling a bit to get back to loving her job. It has been bittersweet to plan other people's weddings--ever since her own fiance died two weeks before their wedding. That was a year ago and she was just starting to feel better, when she came back from a vacation to find her house burned down. So she will be staying with Lisa at the Beach Plum Cove Inn for a while, until her house is renovated. Mia's also worried about her younger sister and best friend Izzy--she has a serious boyfriend who has grown more controlling over the past year. As it turns out, there are several member of the Hodges family that may be in need of Mia's services--she'll be planning not one but two weddings. There are a few road bumps along the way however. Lisa has another long-term guest that she eagerly introduces to Mia. She finds this temporary neighbor equally intriguing and frustrating and she makes it clear that she's not even close to ready to date. She's not sure if she ever will be.
A richly illustrated, insider's glimpse of island life on Nantucket captures the historic homes, humble beachfront cottages, formal and informal gardens, panoramic landscapes, seasonal festivities, home-grown handicrafts, and antiques of a locale that combines the casual comforts of small-town life with the sophistication, style, and glamour of a world-renowned resort.
The irresistible summer read from the New York Times bestseller. When Maggie and Emily first meet as young girls on a Nantucket beach they immediately become friends, spending many happy summers together. Now in their twenties, Emily has almost finished her studies, while Maggie is pursuing her dream of being a writer. When the charismatic Cameron Chadwick bursts onto the scene, their lives are upended in ways they never could have imagined. As Maggie and Emily fall under the spell of the charming newcomer, their friendship soon feels a long way from the idyllic, care-free days of their childhood. Life-altering decisions must be made. And at the heart of it all, both women must struggle to face the choices they make, the secrets they keep, and the futures they dream of. Can their friendship survive the tests that lie ahead?
Experience the very best of New England’s premier vacation destination The most detailed and trusted guide to Cape Cod and its surrounding vacation sites has been revamped for its 12th edition. Explorer’s Guide Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket offers helpful and organized information on all the natural beauty and entertaining attractions the Cape and its islands have to offer—no matter your taste or budget. Read hundreds of dining reviews ranging from America’s best clam shacks to elegant four-star bistros. Plan an unforgettable whale-watching excursion, satisfy your nostalgia at an old drive-in theater, or simply find the perfect beachside spot to enjoy that local Cabernet. Each section features must-see sites and curated day-trip itineraries to surpass the hopes of any Cape journey. Whether you’re interested in a serene retreat, an outdoor adventure, or local culture, the Explorer’s Guide series is unparalleled in its tradition of giving travelers the tools and information they need to discover every corner of their next destination.
The bestselling guide to the Cape—with a brand-new look The most detailed and trusted guide to Cape Cod is back in its eleventh edition. Sporting a fresh and vibrant new design, Explorer’s Guide Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard, & Nantucket offers travelers helpful and intelligently organized information on all the natural beauty and fun attractions the Cape and its islands have to offer, no matter your taste or budget. Read hundreds of dining reviews ranging from America’s best clam shacks to elegant four-star bistros. Plan an unforgettable whale-watching excursion, satisfy your nostalgia at an old drive-in theater, or simply find the perfect beach spot to enjoy that local Cabernet. Each section features must-see sites and curated day-trip itineraries to meet the hopes of any Cape journey. Whether interested in a serene retreat, an outdoor adventure, or local culture, the Explorer’s Guide series is unparalleled in its tradition of giving travelers the tools and information they need to discover every corner of their next destination.
Whether you’re looking for boisterous nightlife or a quiet retreat, drive-ins or professional theater, Cape Cod and the islands offer them all. Some of the greatest vacation delights in the U.S. are waiting for you right here. Beaches, lighthouses, nature preserves, bike trails, antiques shops, summer theatre, local artisans, nightlife— whatever your taste, budget, time frame, or interest, we’ve got you covered in Explorer's Guide Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket. Kim Grant, a 25-year veteran travel writer, has combed the Cape and islands yet again to research the ninth edition of this perennially popular guide. She provides readers with the best of the best: selective, up-to-date recommendations for lodgings of every stripe; hundreds of dining reviews covering everything from clam shacks to four-star restaurants; daylong itineraries for every pursuit; and much more. Follow Grant’s lead to find nature preserves, bike trails, beaches, lighthouses, antiques shops, local artisans, summer theatre, and nightlife—whatever your taste, budget, time frame, or interest, she never steers you wrong. This opinion- and information-packed guide also includes up-to-date maps and an alphabetical “What’s Where” subject guide to help you plan your trip. Handy icons point out places that offer extra value, are family-friendly, welcome pets, provide free wifi, and are open year-round. The popular and eminently useful “A Perfect Day” feature offers ideas about how to spend your time, hour by hour, so you won’t miss the best opportunities. Whether you’re looking for a quiet retreat or boisterous nightlife, bird-watching or whale-watching, ocean beaches or kettle ponds, drive-ins or professional theater, the Cape and islands offer them all. And the very best resource available to guide you is the tried-and-true Explorer’s Guide Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket. Most readers come to think of it as a trusted friend.
Some of the greatest vacation delights in the U.S. are waiting for you on the Cape. Whether you’re looking for a quiet retreat or boisterous nightlife, bird-watching or whale-watching, ocean beaches or kettle ponds, drive-ins or professional theater, Cape Cod and the islands offer all that and more. The very best resource available to guide you through the riches of this fabled place is the tried-and-true Explorer’s Guide Cape Cod, Martha’s Vineyard & Nantucket, now in its 10th edition.
Iconic sites like Mount St. Helens, Mount Rainier, and Grand Coulee Dam are complemented by those undiscovered places that only a longtime local can show you. From the eastern deserts to the western rainforests, Washington is home to some of the most varied and beautiful places in the country. Iconic sites like Mount St. Helens, Mount Rainier, and Grand Coulee Dam are complemented by those unknown and undiscovered places that only a longtime local like the author can show you.
When people think of dock-side dining in Massachusetts they imagine buttery toasted lobster rolls, steaming bowls of creamy fish chowder, and alabaster-white slabs of baked cod piled with bread crumbs, but its rich and varied cuisine reflects all who have come to call these seaports home. Cultures––including, Sicilian, Portuguese, Finnish, and Irish––that fished and worked the granite quarries there a century ago were so tightly bound that generations have stayed and continue to leave their culinary mark on coastline. In Cod We Trust features over 175 recipes that celebrate the area’s unique place in the culinary world, and is a photographic journey for both people who love the area and those who hope to visit one day.
Spectacular scenery, vibrant cities and captivating culture - welcome to the USA. Whether you want to hike in breathtaking Yosemite National Park, take a road trip from coast to coast or sample southern soul food in the Deep South, your DK Eyewitness travel guide makes sure you experience all that the USA has to offer. A nation of sublime extremes which spans broiling deserts and icy glaciers, soaring mountains and sultry swampland, cosmopolitan cities and eerie ghost towns. The USA is also a cultural superpower: world-class museums and galleries; the birthplace of jazz, blues and rock 'n' roll; the extravagance of Hollywood; and the draw of a rich multicultural heritage - the states have it all. Our recently updated guide brings the USA to life, transporting you there like no other travel guide does with expert-led insights and advice, detailed breakdowns of all the must-see sights, photographs on practically every page, and our hand-drawn illustrations which place you inside the country's iconic buildings and neighbourhoods. You'll discover: -our pick of the USA's must-sees, top experiences and hidden gems -the best spots to eat, drink, shop and stay -detailed maps and walks which make navigating the country easy -easy-to-follow itineraries -expert advice: get ready, get around and stay safe -colour-coded chapters to every part of the USA, from New York City to the Great Plains, California to Hawaii Looking for more on the USA's culture, history and attractions? Try our DK Eyewitness guides to California, New England, New Orleans, New York City and San Francisco and the Bay Area.
A photographic guide to historical homes and dwellings across New England The one hundred sites in this guide are in all six New England States, dating from the early 17th century to the threshold of our time and the architectural styles reflect those popular over a period of four centuries. The sites are varied and were the homes of leaders and literati, merchants and millionaires, poets and Pilgrims, philosophers and farmers, and seafarers and Shakers. Each chapter lists the museum’s location, web address, and telephone number and provide a description of the historical occupants as well as an in-depth look at the house's place in national and architectural history. Sites include: Harriet Beecher Stowe Center, Hartford CT Sarah Orne Jewett House, Souther Berwick ME Emily Dickinson Museum, Amherst MA Robert Frost Farm, Derry NH The Breakers, Newport RI
From New York Times bestselling author Tilly Bagshawe, who upholds the late beloved author Sidney Sheldon's legacy, comes four blistering stories of revenge, passion, and betrayal that are a tribute to one of America's most popular and bestselling authors. Get four quintessential Sheldon novels in one e-book, including: Sidney Sheldon's After the Darkness, Sidney Sheldon's Angel of the Dark, Sidney Sheldon's Mistress of the Game, and Sidney Sheldon's The Tides of Memory.
The master storyteller’s legacy continues... Glamour and suspense in the bestselling Sidney Sheldon novels from the international superstar Tilly Bagshawe. Includes the spellbinding sequel to Sidney Sheldon’s MASTER OF THE GAME