Holiday Gift Guide 2016: Bookworms

From fairytales to architecture and positive vibes, there's reading material here for everybody

There’s almost never a bad time to read a book. Fortunately, for some, the end-of-year holiday provides time away from just about everything and an opportunity to dive deep into reading. If you plan on spending your vacation on a couch while the snow falls outside or sunning yourself somewhere balmy, the one must-have is a good book. Whether it’s positive vibes, pop culture, sound …

Test Drive: 2017 Honda Ridgeline

A not-so-traditional truck that picks up speed and handles seamlessly

by Justin Kaehler Honda is looking to shake up the truck market—again. The company has just introduced its second-generation Ridgeline mid-size pick-up truck—delivering what the brand believes is the ideal blend of real-truck capability with real-city comfort. We recently took delivery of a 2017 Honda Ridgeline Black Edition and drove it from Los Angeles to Palm Springs, with a few runs to Joshua Tree National …

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Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide

$35

Whether used as a real-life travel guide or as a point of reference, Sam Lubell and Darren Bradley’s Mid-Century Modern Architecture Travel Guide is full of design delights from the USA’s West Coast. From celebrated, famous structures to hidden treasures, the flexi-bound book is separated into Pacific Northwest, SF, LA, Palm Springs, and San Diego—complete with maps—so if you’re planning a California road trip, it’s …

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