The Poisonwood Bible is a novel which commences with a concept which would sell any publisher: a guilt-filled WW II white-southern-veteran turned pastor takes his wife and four early-in-the-road baby boomer daughters out of the vibrant South and into the Belgian Congo - before Civil Rights here, before revolution there, and when things were much more simple. The time period: 1959-1964, with additional accounts in the last 150 pages.
An Island Garden, with Pictures and Illuminations By Childe Hassam (GARDENING, NATURE, NEW HAMPSHIRE) by Celia Thaxter - Hardcover - 2001 - from AB Books & Art (Free Foreign Courier Shipping upon request) and
Domestic Dispatches: My Worst Design Decision Ever by Michelle Slatalla [Let me spare you the suspense. She decided that moving was the perfect time to pare down her "things" and disposed of 200 cases of books. She thoughtfully discusses how "minimal design" at that expense affected her self-image — 13-05-14]