Acorns Grow

From Acorns grow great oaks…. and from spare change comes real savings. That’s the theory behind the Acorns app — through which a pal saved $5,000.  A virtual money tree.  Suzy Says.

Grief

A Grief Observed by C. S. Lewis  with a foreword by Madeleine L’Engle is Lewis’ intimate reflections on the profound questions of life, death and the meaning of it all, which he wrote after the death of his wife. A beautiful contemplation on loss – and the road back to life. So Suzy Says. 

Oui, Oui

Elegance: The Beauty of French Fashion is renowned illustrator Megan Hess‘ homage to the elegant fashion of France that launched her career. J’adore French Culture. Magnifique. So Suzy Says.

Party Magic

The one and only  Bronson Vanwyck will make your party dreams come true. He is a Magic Man —  and one I’m proud to call a friend, Find out how this Beautiful Human being does it in his book: Born to Party, Forced to Work: 21st Century Hospitality.  So Suzy Says.  

Acceptance Room

The Nine Rooms of Happiness: Loving Yourself, Finding Your Purpose, and Getting Over Life’s Little Imperfections by Lucy Danziger  and Catherine Birndorf provides a floor plan for you to find out where you are and get to where you want to be. I’m proud to call Lucy a friend and can attest that she is … Continue Reading

Inside Beauty

In Near & Far: Interiors I Love textile designer Lisa Fine takes us inside the homes that are her inspiration. Photographer  Miguel Flores-Vianna brings the interiors alive and  Deborah Needleman’s foreword provides a beautiful context. Another coffee table treasure from Vendome Press. So Suzy Says. 

Classic

The Great Gatsby, F. Scott Fitzgerald‘s classic, is worth reading again. Enjoy the beauty of Fitzgerald’s tale without the pressure of school. So Suzy Says. 

Desire: A Quick Read

The Body in Question by Jill Ciment explores female desire via a romance between two sequestered jurors. A riveting exploration of animal instincts. So Suzy Says. 

An Un Fable

Been There, Married That is Gigi Levangie semi-autobiographical tale about the perfect Hollywood romance that heads south. A fun, fabulous un-fable. Kudos to my rockstar friend, Gigi! So Suzy Says. 

Brain Power

Mind Gym : An Athlete’s Guide to Inner Excellence by Gary Mack and  David Casstevens is a great guide to building your body’s most powerful muscle; your mind. So Suzy Says. 

Iconic Recipes

The Balthazar Cookbook by celebrity chefs Keith McNally, Riad Nasr  and Lee Hansonis a collection of the iconic New York restaurants recipes. I always went there with my father and visit it as often as possible to this day. Yummy classics. So Suzy Says. 

Limitless

If you had all of the money and time in the world, would you be a better person?  Find out Tim Tigner’s view in his riveting thriller, The Price of Time

Wanderlust

A Wandering Eye: Travels with My Phone is professional photographer Miguel Flores-Vianna’s beautiful visual history of his travels across 14 countries on five continents. Enjoy. So Suzy Says.

Home Vibes

Justina Blakeney’s The New Bohemians Handbook: Come Home to Good Vibes shows readers how to improve how their home feels. Create warm and welcoming spaces. So Suzy Says.

Family Values

Twisted Family Values: A Novel is V.C. Chickering  entertaining tale of four generations of an American family — and the scandal that threatens to reveal the ugly truth behind the perfect facade. So Suzy Says. 

Fresh Shores

The Jersey Shore Cookbook: Fresh Summer Flavors from the Boardwalk and Beyond by Deborah Smith with photographs by Thomas Robert Clarke boasts 50 coastal recipes that are tasty and fresh. This book will remind you why NJ is called The Garden State. So Suzy Says. 

Voluntary Madness

Class Mom by Laurie Gelman follows kindergarten mom Jen Dixon as she navigates her year as a class mom. A witty and wild ride through the cutthroat politics of the PTA.  So Suzy Says. 

Fake TItle

My Friend Anna: The True Story of a Fake Heiress by  Rachel DeLoache Williams is the story of a royal con as told by the Vanity Fair photo editor she swindled. So Suzy Says. 

Tonne Setting

In Point of View Tonne Goodman chronicles her fashionable life as she moves from model to Vogue’s fashion director. Goodman’s recollections are beautifully told and illustrated. This coffee table book will inspire fashionistas everywhere. So Suzy Says. 

XY Perspective

Every Man Sees You Naked: An Insider’s Guide to How Men Think by David M. Matthews is a witty, wise and honesty treatise on how men think. Learn what men really want and why. So Suzy Says.