Here are a few titles for you to try, brought to you by the color blue:
Blue: The History of a Color, by Michel Pastoureau: Learn all about blue and its historical, psychological and social contexts.
Messed Up in Love: And Other Tales of Woe: Blues music to make you cry, including such artists as Bessie Smith, Bill Gaither, and Blind Willie McTell.
Blue Collar Comedy Tour: One for the Road: Check out this DVD or CD and let Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy make you laugh if you’re feeling blue.
The Height of our Mountains: Nature Writing from Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains and Shenandoah Valley: Get a true sense of the Blue Ridge Mountains with this collection of essays, fiction, diary entries, and other writings from across history.
The Crow: New Songs for the 5-string Banjo, by Steve Martin: Enjoy the latest Grammy winner for “Bluegrass Album.”
Blue Smoke and Murder, by Elizabeth Lowell: The dangerous world of art collecting may prove to be too much for wilderness expert Jill Breck. Will sexy security expert, Zach Balfour, be able to help?
Blue Ribbon USA: Prizewinning Recipes from State and Country Fairs, by Georgia Orcutt and John Margolies: Get some great recipes, plus a history of state fairs in this quirky cookbook.