"At 60, Rebecca Winter, once famous for a series of black-and-white photos that captured quotidian domesticity, is facing a stark reversal of fortune. She is now divorced, with a negligible bank account balance, while still supporting an aging mother. She sublets her sprawling pre-war Manhattan apartment and rents a run-down cabin in the country. When she calls local roofer Jim Bates with an emergency, she becomes drawn into the town and its characters, and the stage for romance is set." (Shelf Awareness) "Charming . . . a hot cup of tea of a story, smooth and comforting about the vulnerabilities of growing older . . . a pleasure." (USA Today)
Since her parents' bitter divorce, McLean and her dad have been on the move--four towns in two years. Each new place gives her a chance to try out a new persona: from cheerleader to drama diva. But now, for the first time, McLean discovers a desire to stay in one place and just be herself, whoever that is.
Seth Hubbard is a wealthy white man dying of lung cancer. He trusts no one. Before he dies, Hubbard leaves a new, handwritten, will. It is an act that drags his adult children, his black maid, and Jake Brigance, his lawyer, into conflict. "All the author's strengths are in evidence his capturing the rhythms of small-town life in Clanton, Miss., his skill at making legal minutiae comprehensible, and his gift at getting readers to care about his characters." (Publishers Weekly)
Bugs of all shapes, colors, and sizes, including bed bugs, cute bugs, live bugs, and dead bugs, are presented in illustrations and rhyme."With bouncing rhyme and illustrations that demand multiple viewings, Bugs Galore is a rollicking celebration of all things creepy-crawly." (School Library Journal)
In Jeni s Splendid Ice Cream Desserts, ice creams deliciously melt into hot brown Bettys, berry cobblers, sweet empanadas, and corn fritters. Her one-of-a-kind cakes and cookies are not only served with ice cream, they get crumbled on top and incorporated into the ice cream base itself. Sundae combinations dazzle with bold and inspired sauces, such as Whiskey Caramel and Honey Spiked with Chilies. And Jeni s crunchy gravels (crumbly sundae toppings) such as Salty Graham Gravel and Everything Bagel Gravel are unlike toppings anyone has ever seen before!
The grilling book : the definitive guide from Bon Appétit
May 25, 2014 - May 27, 2014
The ultimate summertime grilling companion, featuring more than 300 recipes."Not only are basic meats and fish presented, but there are also myriad sauces, salsas, compotes, marinades, compound butters, and other garnishes that add visual allure and harmonizing flavors" (Booklist)
Feeling less than enthusiastic when her eccentric family buys an electric car, avid reader Frances endures taunts by owners of gas-fueled vehicles before driving an injured neighbor to the hospital, an adventure that changes her mind about automobile travel. "Not to mention the benefits of being both green and smart. A fine joke, well-delivered, and as clever as it is timely." (Kirkus Reviews)
Blossom Street Brides gives Macomber fans sympathetic characters who strive to make the right choices as they cope with issues that face many of today's women. Readers will thoroughly enjoy spending time on Blossom Street once again and watching as Lydia, Bethanne and Lauren struggle to solve their problems, deal with family crises, fall in love and reach their own happy endings." (Bookpage)
An adrenaline-fueled thriller debut from the famed creator of TV's "Law & Order," featuring NYPD Special Agent Jeremy Fisk, who is New York City's last hope against an ingenious, multi-pronged terrorist attack. "Dick Wolf's The Intercept is nail-biting, page-turning, twisty suspense. Warning: If you value sleep, don't start this one late at night."--Harlan Coben
Micah freely admits that she's a compulsive liar. Over the years she's duped her classmates, her teachers, and even her parents. But when her boyfriend, Zach, dies under brutal circumstances, the shock might be enough to set her straight. Or maybe not.
While most bartenders are discrete and know how to mix drinks, Lizzies the exception. No sooner has the first cork been popped at a wedding catered by her best friend than the bride is furious, the groom is in disgrace, and the Chateau Mirac is in trouble.
When Duncan arrives at school one morning, he finds a stack of letters, one from each of his crayons, complaining about how he uses them. "Fresh and funny. Oliver Jeffers's quirky, joyful illustrations convey the strength and comedy of the crayons' sentiments, and children ages 4-8 will laugh in recognition at seeing their own color preferences reflected back at them." (Wall Street Journal)
Just announced as the winner of this year's Agatha Award for best first novel! The town of Jewel Bay, Montana--known as a Food Lovers' Village--is obsessed with homegrown and homemade Montana fare. So when Erin Murphy takes over her family's century-old general store, she turns it into a boutique market filled with local delicacies. But Erin's freshly booming business might go rotten when a former employee turns up dead. "The first book in a delicious new series. Leslie Budewitz has created a believable, down-to-earth heroine in Erin Murphy, who uses her sleuthing skills and the Spreadsheet of Suspicion to catch a killer. The supporting cast of characters, from Erin's mother, Fresca to her cat, Sandburg, are charming. I'm looking forward to my next visit to Jewel Bay."(Sofie Kelly)
When he was the NYPD's top homicide investigator, Dave Gurney was never comfortable with the label the press gave him: super detective. There was always a trace to a murder, Gurney believed. But when a newlywed blushing bride is decapitated, his skills are put to the test. "Taut and suspenseful...Verdon is in top form as he lays out the twisty mechanics of the crime, creating an agreeably sinister villain...A strong follow-up to the author's wildly entertaining debut." (Washington Post)
A collection of burnished, impossible-to-put down stories framed by two stunning, linked novellas. "As funny as it is sad. . . . Full of revelations . . . near perfection. . . . [A] lovely, masterful collection." (Mameve Medwed)