Father's Day is right around the corner. Why not surprise your man (or father) with a new book rather than just the typical tie or handy tool. With an abundance of summer releases from which to choose, you are bound to hit a home run. Whether your partner's literary preference is a how-to guide or a nail-biting thriller, here are five hot picks available online and in stores now that will certainly put a smile on dad's face.
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Made by Dad: 67 Blueprints for Making Cool Stuff *Projects You Can Build For (And With) Kids! by Scott Bedford is the ultimate gift for creative dads with lots of spunk and imagination. Easy-to-follow instructions will enable dad and the kids to construct some out-of-the-ordinary crafts like a Slingshot Car Launcher, Cat-Trap Birdfeeder, and Shark Bite Paper Plates. It’s a fun way to inspire dad to step out of his comfort zone while still being cool. This book will surely become dad’s go-to guide for rainy summer days. Get Made by Dad: 67 Blueprints for Making Cool Stuff *Projects You Can Build For (And With) Kids! here.
Cat Daddy: What the World's Most Incorrigible Cat Taught Me About Life, Love, and Coming Clean by Jackson Galaxy with Joel Derfner is a must-read for all animal lovers. As the star of Animal Planet’s My Cat from Hell, Jackson has certainly earned the title of America’s Cat Daddy by sharing his unconventional ways to train a cat. In this touching memoir now available in paperback, he tells his inspirational story of how he saved himself from multiple addictions while finding his true calling as a gifted cat trainer. Get Cat Daddy: What the World's Most Incorrigible Cat Taught Me About Life, Love, and Coming Clean here.
The Eye of God: A Sigma Force Novel by James Rollins hits stores later this month, so go ahead and pre-order a copy for dad today. A New York Times bestselling author known for skillfully combining historical and scientific storylines, Rollins bursts on the hot summer scene with this latest nail-biting thriller. From the outskirts of Mongolia to the ancient steps of the Vatican, dad will be on the edge of his seat as he soaks up the sun reading this rousing novel of intrigue spanning the globe. Get The Eye of God: A Sigma Force Novel here.
Cookbook for Moms Who Ski and Ride
Winter is here and it's time for outdoor adventures. Skiing, hiking and sledding can make a family hungry. This winter, there's an awesome solution for moms a new cookbook for moms who ski and ride. The Ski Moms Cookbook is a digital cookbook with 35 recipes that are easy to ...read more
How to Make an Easy Paper Plate Snowman
If you live on the East Coast, it's likely you've seen some snow already, same for our friends out in the Rockies. There's something magical about a snow day and the playing outside in a winter wonderland. This craft is inspired by the simply joy of making a snowman. Whether you ...read more
Skip the Crowds and Take Your Family Skiing in Waterville Valley
After a sizable snow storm over Martin Luther King weekend, there were plenty of lift lines and skiers heading to Vermont. Amazingly, most of them drove right past an awesome resort. I'm encouraging families to skip the crowds on the next winter holiday and take a family ski trip ...read more
Dead Lions by Mick Herron is just the right mixture of politics, crime, and espionage for those dads who love James Bond-like stories. In this follow-up to SlowHorses, Herron expertly draws the reader in with his cynical humor and off-beat wit. When a former Cold War spook is murdered, it’s up to Jackson Lamb to find his killer. If dad’s preference is a wickedly-smart thriller set in the post Cold War era, then this book is definitely for him. Get Dead Lions here.
Sacred Games by Gary Corby is a highly entertaining novel set in Ancient Greece in 460 BC. Nicolaos, Athens's most trusted investigator of crimes, is put to the task of proving that a highly regarded Athenian athlete isn't guilty of killing his Spartan competitor during the Olympic Games. With unexpected twists of political intrigue and comical scenes of humor peppered throughout the storyline, this classical caper is truly a noteworthy gift for dad. Get Sacred Games here.
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