The Home Tailors team is proud of its Midwestern work ethic. Still, there are times when we kick back and plunge into good books. Here are some of our favorites.

Must Reads

How To Work With An Architect by Gerald Lee Morosco
Good House Parts: Creating a Great Home Piece by Piece by Dennis Wedlick
The New Family Home: Creating the Perfect Home for Today and Tomorrow by John Tolpin

Style Specific

The Farmhouse by Jean Rehkamp Larson
Small Bungalows by Christian Gladu and Ross Chandler
Ranches: Design Ideas for Renovating, Remodeling, and Building New
(Updating Classic America) by M. Caren Connolly and Louis Wasserman

Green Reads

Natural Remodeling for the Not-So-Green House; Bringing Your Home into Harmony with Nature by Carol Venolia & Kelly Lerner
Good Green Homes by Jennifer Roberts
Green By Design by Angela Dean

Online Resources —Great for local information about sustainable building products, practices & more —Challenges the national building industry to use sustainable design strategies

Our Favorite Bookstore

Want to special order a book on the list? Looking for related titles? We support locally owned businesses like Micawber's Books, an independent bookstore in St. Paul. Feel free to give them a call: 651.646.5506.