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Pass your copy of the Offbeat Bride book to newly-engaged friends

It's come to my attention that several Offbeat Brides have started a "Sisterhood of the traveling book" project, wherein they pass a single copy of my book Offbeat Bride: Creative Alternatives for Independent Brides from newly-engaged friend to newly-engaged friend. Here's the purchaser of the book, Ellie, explaining how the tradition got established (spoiler: it was her husband's idea!)…

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From the duct tape to muglies: all the little ways Offbeat Bride shaped my wedding

"I am very very very happy that I am not getting married pre-Offbeat Bride. I looked at a bridal magazine today and, instead of it intimidating me or making me feel bad about my wedding choices, it looked boring and dated. Where are the coloured dress options? Where are the rocking grooms? Where are the excellent budget options for the recession bride? Where are the wicked cool flower alternatives? They aren't there."

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Janelle says: BUY THE BOOK

"My partner of six years officially proposed last weekend! Hooray! And the very first thing I did was BUY THE BOOK! I just got it yesterday and have been burning through it and already there is advice in there about engagement and rings that I have found SO helpful and reassuring."