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Fall 2018’s Best New Cookbooks

There’s no shortage of reasons for why fall is objectively the best season of all, but let me add one more piece of evidence to the pile: Fall is when the summer heat finally fades and you can get back to the business of rib-sticking, comfort-food home cooking (and wear the forgiving layers that conceal the effects of all that hearty eating). With Thanksgiving just around the corner, these cookbooks can add some zip to your tried-and-true holiday menu, or get a head start on holiday shopping for your favorite cook. There’s even a cocktail cookbook for the home bartenders! [...]

November 19th, 2018|

Fall 2018 Book Preview

Book lovers rejoice! It’s fall, aka reading season, and that means it’s time to load up your TBR pile. And whether you’re looking for suspense, romance, science (or science fiction) or memoir, our fall 2018 book preview is full of new releases you’re sure to love. Put on a cozy sweater, pour yourself a hot beverage, and start picking out your next favorite fall book. SEPTEMBER The Dinosaur Artist: Obsession, Betrayal, and the Quest for Earth’s Ultimate Trophy (available now) Author: Paige Williams For some super-wealthy collectors, the ultimate prize isn’t diamonds or fancy cars, but dinosaur fossils. And what [...]

October 14th, 2018|

Chilling Thrillers for the Last Days of Summer

Friends, we are on the home stretch of summer! If your favorite season is fall, like me, this is welcome news indeed. But just in case you’re looking for some suspenseful page-turners to fill up the last few precious days of warm weather, here are some of the hottest summer thrillers of 2018. (Don’t worry, they’re just as good if you’re hunkered down by an air-conditioning unit, guzzling cold brew and cursing the summer heat -- which is where you’ll find me.) Jar of Hearts Author: Jennifer Hillier   At age 16, Angela Wong -- one of the most popular [...]

September 5th, 2018|