Posts by

About the Author

Heidi Fiedler has written and edited more than 300 books for clients ranging from Chronicle and Barnes & Noble to Target and Michaels. Publishers and creatives hire her to develop ideas into books that delight and inspire at helloheidifiedler.com.

How to Live Your Own Magnolia Story

fixer uppers

How to Live Your Own Magnolia Story

“If only I could live in Waco…” If you’re like me, you come to this conclusion at the end of every episode of Fixer Upper....
7 Titles to Help You Design Your Year

new year new you

7 Titles to Help You Design Your Year

Designers don’t just make things pretty, they use their training to test and try until the objects of their attention are streamlined and functional....
Your 2017 Detox Reading List

new year new you

Your 2017 Detox Reading List

It’s natural to indulge during the holidays. You’re surrounded by friends, loved ones, and soooo many treats, not to mention dealing with end...
Should You Give a Book? A Holiday Quiz

the gift of reading

Should You Give a Book? A Holiday Quiz

There’s no doubt that books make lovely gifts. Whether it’s a hefty coffee table book, a quirky stuffing stuffer, or a treasured classic,...
14 Book-Inspired Cocktails that Need to Exist

book nerdery with a twist

14 Book-Inspired Cocktails that Need to Exist

If you’ve already mixed and sipped your way through the recipes in Tequila Mockingbird and Hickory Daiquiri Dock, you’re our kind of reader....
Your Mini Maker Faire Guide to 3D Printing for Everyone

calling all makers

Your Mini Maker Faire Guide to 3D Printing for Everyone

While we’re not quite ready to shout “You get a printer! And you get a printer! Everyone gets a printer!” the truth is, we’re...
8 Terrific Books for Young Makers

it's never too early to be a maker

8 Terrific Books for Young Makers

Is it just me or are kids smarter than us? Some days I’m amazed at the projects they develop, whether it’s a campaign like...
Can’t Make It to B&N for our Mini Maker Faire? Host Your Own with 7 Simple Steps!

do it yourself

Can’t Make It to B&N for our Mini Maker Faire? Host Your Own with 7 Simple Steps!

On November 5th and 6th, makers are gathering at their local Barnes & Noble stores to share ideas, celebrate their creativity, and encourage each other...
It’s Time for B&N’s 2nd Annual Mini Maker Faire!

mini maker faire

It’s Time for B&N’s 2nd Annual Mini Maker Faire!

You’re invited to B&N’s 2nd Annual Mini Maker Faire, coming to your local Barnes & Noble November 5th and 6th! This event offers the...
Celebrate Maker Faire with 8 Books to Encourage Young Computer Geniuses

mini maker faire

Celebrate Maker Faire with 8 Books to Encourage Young Computer Geniuses

When you clean out the backseat of your car, do you find miniature circuit boards mixed in with the crumbs? Is there a constant hum of video game music...
10 Books That Will Make You Want to Make Something

just give me something to make

10 Books That Will Make You Want to Make Something

After a long week of client deadlines, telemarketing calls, and the other tiresome demands that come with being an adult, it feels good to forget all the...
8 Books We Want to See Rory Reading in the New Gilmore Girls Episodes

what would rory read

8 Books We Want to See Rory Reading in the New Gilmore Girls Episodes

Forget about whether Lorelai is still with Luke. Put your questions about Paris on pause. We all know what our most burning questions will be when Gilmore...

Follow BNReads