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Reviews by Clear Englebert
Architecture
Crisp, Barbara - Human Spaces: Life-Enhancing Designs for Healing, Working, and Living
Knapp, Ronald - Chinese Houses: The Architectural Heritage of a Nation
Astrology
Levitt, Susan & Tang, Jean - Taoist Astrology: A Handbook of the Authentic Chinese Tradition
Sharp, Damian - Simple Chinese Astrology
White, Suzanne - Chinese Astrology: Plain and Simple
Cleaning
Campbell, Jeff - Good as New
Campbell, Jeff - Speed Cleaning
Campbell, Jeff - Spring Cleaning
Campbell, Jeff - Talking Dirt
Gardening/Landscape
Several times a year I review tropical horticulture books for the West Hawaii Today newspaper.
Those reviews can be found at westhawaiitoday.com (search back under my name.)
Allen, Laura & Cole, July & Woelfle-Erskine, Cleo - Dam Nation: Dispatches from the Water Underground
Ashmun, Barbara Blossom - Garden Retreats: Creating an Outdoor Sanctuary
Bales, Suzy - Garden of Fragrance
Barwick, Margaret - Tropical & Subtropical Trees : An Encyclopedia
Bown, Deni - Aroids: Plants of the Arum Family
Chin, Wee Yeow - Ferns of the Tropics
Courtwright, Gordon - Tropicals
Crowl, Janice - Container Gardening in Hawaii
Cusack, Victor - Bamboo Rediscovered
de Gast, Robert - Behind the Doors of San Miguel de Allende
de Kock, Servaas & Watt, Ronnie - Koi: A handbook on keeping Nishikigoi
Elevitch, Craig - Pathways to Abundant Gardens: A Pictorial Guide to Successful Organic Gardening
Engel, David H. & Phummai, Suchart - Field Guide to Tropical Plants of Asia
Frowine, Steven - Fragrant Orchids
Frowine, Steven - Miniature Orchids
Frowine, Steven - Moth Orchids: The Complete Guide to Phalaenopsis
Graf, Alfred Byrd - Tropica: Color Cyclopedia of Exotic Plants and Trees
Hale, Gill - Feng Shui Garden: Design Your Garden for Health, Wealth, and Happiness
Harding, Patricia - Huntleyas and Related Orchids
Hessayon, D. G. - House Plant Expert
Hobson, Jake - Niwaki: Pruning, Training and Shaping Trees the Japanese Way
Holttum, R. E. & Enoch, Ivan - Gardening in the Tropics
Iverson, Richard - Exotic Garden: Designing with Tropical Plants in Almost Any Climate
Johnson, Peter - Pick of the Bunch: New Zealand Wildflowers
Kepler, Angela Kay - Hawaiian Heritage Plants
Kessler, Rob & Stuppy, Wolfgang - Seeds: Time Capsules of Life
Koopowitz, Harold - Tropical Slipper Orchids
Large, Mark F. & Braggins, John E. - Tree Ferns
Leaser, David - Growing Palm Trees in Hawaii and Other Tropical Climates
Levy-Yamamori, Ran & Taaffe, Gerard - Garden Plants of Japan
Llamas, Kirsten Albrecht - Tropical Flowering Plants: A Guide to Identification and Cultivation
McDonald, Elvin - New Houseplant: Bringing the Garden Indoors
Meredith, Ted Jordan - Bamboo for Gardens
Pakenham, Thomas - Meetings With Remarkable Trees
Recht, Christine & Wetterwald, Max - Bamboos
Reddell, Rayford & Galyean, Robert - Growing Fragrant Plants
Riffle, Robert Lee - Tropical Look: An Encyclopedia of Dramatic Landscape Plants
Riffle, Robert Lee & Craft, Paul - Encyclopedia of Cultivated Palms
Rogers, Ray - Coleus: Rainbow Foliage for Containers and Gardens
Sajeva, Maurizio & Costanzo, Mariangela - Succulents: The Illustrated Dictionary
Saville, Carole - Exotic Herbs A Compendium of Exceptional Culinary Herbs
Scott, David - Simply Zen
Standan, Mark & Hoskin, John - Buddha in the Landscape: A Sacred Expression of Thailand
Valder, Peter - Garden Plants of China
Walker, Jacqueline - Subtropical Garden
Whistler, W. Arthur - Tropical Ornamentals: A Guide
Wijaya, Made - Modern Tropical Garden Design
Interiors/Style
Abercrombie, Stanley - Philosophy of Interior Design
Baca, Elmo & Van Deventer, M. J. - Native American Style
Chiazzari, Suzy - Healing Home
David, Pearson - Natural House Catalog
Katillac, Kelee - House of Belief: Creating Your Personal Style
King, Carol Soucek - Feng Shui at Home
Lennon, Robin - Home Design from the Inside Out: Feng Shui, Color Therapy, and Self-Awareness
Lynn, Denise - Sacred Space: Clearing and Enhancing the Energy of Your Home
McArdle, Ann - East West Style
McArdle, Ann - Harmonious Interiors
McMann, Jean - Altars and Icons
Moroyama, Masanori - Japanese Bamboo Baskets: Meiji, Modern, Contemporary
Tettono, Luca Invernizzi & Fernando Nakpil, Zialcita & et al, - Filipino Style
Warrender, Carolyn - Color Style: How to Identify the Colors That Are Right for Your Home
Wheatman, John - Meditations on Design: Reinventing Your Home with Style and Simplicity
Wilhide, Elizabeth & Copestick, Joanna - Fusion Style Decorating