The Shoemaker's Wife by Adriana Trigiani http://wp.me/p2yvgS-g2, an adult historical based on the author's ancestor's journeys to America.
The Odyssey by Homer. Translated by Gillian Cross. Illustrated by Neil Packer. http://wp.me/p2yvgS-gc The classic, with a vigorous new translation and bright, Greek-inspired illustrations.
Counting to Christmas by Gillian Chapman. Illustrated by Peter Stevenson. http://wp.me/p2yvgS-gh My family's favorite little board-book Advent calendar.
Circular Knitting Workshop by Margaret Radcliffe. http://wp.me/p2yvgS-gn Knitting geekiness at its best.