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2014 summer reading list: 9 green home tomes for the beach and beyond
This summer, unwind and enlighten yourself with a few fresh green home and garden releases ranging from tiny house tomes to a bible for fix-it fanatics.
Tue, May 27, 2014 at 09:30 AM
Sure, a Bill Clinton-approved memoir penned by the co-founder of the U.S. Green Building Council or an in-depth look at garden irrigation with toilet water are poor substitutes for the latest Mary Higgins Clark paperback or a stack of trashy gossip mags. But in the event that you want to add a bit of sustainability-minded substance to your list of summertime beach reads
, look no further.
Below, you'll find my picks for freshly released or soon-to-be-released green home and garden books perfect for the beach, backyard hammock, well-shaded park bench, or wherever you happen to find yourself escaping to during the balmy months ahead. It's an eclectic assortment for sure, including tomes that will appeal to budget-minded home improvers, LEGO-loving architecture buffs, and those who have their finger on the pulse of the micro-housing movement. And if you're still catching up with spring's new releases in the world of eco-friendly architecture, gardening, and design, you'll find them here
Any specific books that you're looking forward to spending some QT with this summer?
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