Giada’s Italy: My Recipes for La Dolce Vita by Giada De Laurentiis

Celebrity chef Giada De Laurentiis is familiar to many from her appearances on The Today Show and Food Network’s Giada at Home. Her new cookbook, “Giada’s Italy: My Recipes for La Dolce Vita” is a celebration of her Italian heritage, and she brings the recipes to life with a preface of a childhood memory or a beautiful photograph that is truly a feast for the eyes. For summer fare, (which Read more...

Posted by on August 18, 2018

The Big Book of 30-Day Challenges by Rosanna Casper

Wouldn’t it be wonderful to improve your life across a spectrum of personal levels in just one month – where you can prioritize the changes to fit your schedule? Rosanna Casper, in her colorful new book The Big Book of 30-day Challenges presents “60 habit-forming programs to live an infinitely better life” for the busy woman. She explores ways to adopt a new outlook on life, develop mindfulness, change a Read more...

Posted by on July 24, 2018

The Right Side by Spencer Quinn

Army Sergeant LeAnne Hogan knows that there is something important that she must remember about her last mission in Afghanistan, called “Operation Midnight Special” but finds past events too elusive Read more...

Posted by on June 12, 2018

Walking on Sunshine: 52 Small Steps to Happiness by Rachel Kelly

Journalist Rachel Kelly, formerly of The Times (UK), has made significant strides to overcome her debilitating depression that was chronicled in her first book “Black Rainbows.” Through her journey to Read more...

Posted by on May 23, 2018

Natural Disasters: I Cover Them. I Am One. by Ginger Zee

The weather around us can cause horrific disasters – tornadoes, hurricanes, blizzards, and so much more. For television meteorologists like Ginger Zee, all these situations are a challenge: to present Read more...

Posted by on March 23, 2018

The Complete Mediterranean Cookbook by America's Test Kitchen

If you are a fan of PBS and have been able to view even one episode of America’s Test Kitchen, you probably realize how seriously the chefs and staff take Read more...

Posted by on February 21, 2018

Are You Being Served? A BBC Comedy Series by Mollie Sugden

Brace yourself for a hilarious mix of characters in the BBC classic comedy series “Are You Being Served?”  Set in London from 1972-1985, the comedy’s premiere episode was at first Read more...

Posted by on November 9, 2017

The Switch by Joseph Finder

The security line was in a tangle at the Los Angeles airport, so Michael Tanner was relieved when a TSA agent handed him his MacBook Air – or what he Read more...

Posted by on October 14, 2017

Wired by Julie Garwood

Beautiful Allison Trent loves searching for the puzzles in her computer hacking. It’s all for the good, she rationalizes, as she finds the money trail of missing funds at a Read more...

Posted by on September 7, 2017

Gizelle’s Bucket List: My Life with a Very Large Dog by Lauren Fern Watt

Trying to find an affordable apartment in Manhattan can be a challenge, even for a resident New Yorker. For 25 year old Lauren Watt, relocating from Nashville to the Big Read more...

Posted by on July 19, 2017

Death on Nantucket by Francine Matthews

With summer not far away, it’s nice to think about selecting a few good books for your “to-read pile” that you can take the time to enjoy, especially if it Read more...

Posted by on June 12, 2017

A New Way To Bake by Kitchens of Martha Stewart

With all the wonderful colors of spring outside that delight the senses, it can make us think of new things—perhaps trying a new recipe!  Martha Stewart, known for her expertise Read more...

Posted by on April 25, 2017

The Passenger by Lisa Lutz

When I found my husband at the bottom of the stairs, I tried to resuscitate him before I ever considered disposing of the body…I pretended to be weighing my options. Read more...

Posted by on March 22, 2017

The 24-Hour Wine Expert by Jancis Robinson

From the title, it seems hard to believe that this slim volume can impart enough wine sense to place you as a “wine expert” in such a short time frame! Read more...

Posted by on February 14, 2017

A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Backman

Ove doesn’t think he is ill-tempered, grumpy, or terse when conversing with other people, or dealing with a stray cat that thinks it should belong to him. However, when significant Read more...

Posted by on January 3, 2017

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