The rise of Pinterest means that asking your favorite ladies to be your bridesmaid has gotten a bit more complicated than simply calling your gal pal on the phone and popping the question. If crafting a full gift basket isn’t a part of your set of skills, My Dearest Bridesmaid by Melanie J. Pellowski may do the trick. The book features heartfelt anecdotes, words of wisdom, quizzes, coupons, and pages to paste in personal keepsakes. Not only is the playful journal a thoughtful way to ask a friend to be your bridesmaid, but it’s also chock full of information such as wedding-related superstitions and bridal party dos and don’ts. $16.99; available at skyhorsepublishing.com, amazon.com, and bookstores everywhere.