The Handmade Soap Book by Melinda Coss
My favourite soap making book with instructions suitable for the absolute beginner, lots of excellent recipes including many vegetarian suitable ones. Highly recommended.
Creative awakenings by Sheri Gaynor
A wonderful mix or creative inspiration and how to Creative Awakenings is colourful, easy to read. Featuring motivational profiles of a number of successful artists including Sheri herself. I particularly love the "inspiration deck" of angel cards to help keep you exploring your own creative blocks and artistic journey.
Blogging for Bliss by Tara Frey
This book is a must read for anyone considering creating a blog. Tara's book combines technical how to with the most inspiring blogroll of creative women who have shared their highs in the world of blogging. Don't know what a blogroll is? Read this book to find out all about it!