Book reviews

In BH&G copy: Books treated as products with brief, captionlike descriptions should include title and price. If there might be some confusion as to a version of said title, include the author. At the end of text, add price and website. For example:

  • The new book by wholesale nursery owners Marietta and Ernie O’Byrne takes readers on a tour of their four-season garden in Oregon. It’s full of unexpected plant combinations in various microclimates to bookmark for your own garden. A Tapestry Garden, $35; timberpress.com
  • How to Window Box By Chantal Aida Gordon and Ryan Benoit “Who knew you could grow a bog in a window box? Every garden is full of possibilities—even if it’s only a few inches wide.” $15; crownpublishing.com

In SIM copy

Books treated as products with brief, captionlike descriptions should list, at a minimum, the author, publisher, and year published.

Book reviews should list, at a minimum, the author, publisher, publisher’s full postal address OR city/state only, phone number OR Web address, year published, number of pages, and price.

Additional information beyond these minimums may be included at the editor’s discretion. List in the following order:

At Home with Paint by Jane Smith; Typo Publishing, Inc., 12 Country Creek Rd., Pownal, VT 05261; 800/555-5700; typopublishing.com; 1994; 224 pages; U.S. $29.95, Canada $41.95

Note: If only the U.S. price is listed, it need not be designated
as “U.S.” List only the dollar amount.

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