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The Girl with All the Gifts
The Girl with All the Gifts
by M. R. Carey
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The Girl With All the Gifts is a groundbreaking thriller, emotionally charged and gripping from beginning to end. Every morning, Melanie waits in her cell to be collected for class. When they come for her, Sergeant keeps his gun pointing at her... (read more)

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The Bees
The Bees
by Laline Paull
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The Handmaid's Tale meets The Hunger Games in this brilliantly imagined debut set in an anciet culture where only the queen may breed and deformity means death. Flora 717 is a sanitation worker, a member of the lowest caste in her orchard hive where work... (read more)

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Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
Salt Sugar Fat: How the Food Giants Hooked Us
by Michael Moss
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NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY The Atlantic • The Huffington Post • Men’s Journal • MSN (U.K.) • Kirkus Reviews • Publishers Weekly #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Every year, the average American eats thirty-three... (read more)

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The Humans
The Humans
by Matt Haig
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If asked to host and invite anyone of my liking to a dinner party, a seat would most definitely go to alien Andrew. This endearing fella is what makes The Humans sing with charm and humor. As readers see the world through Andrew's eyes, there is... (read more)

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The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery
The Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie: A Flavia de Luce Mystery
by Alan Bradley
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If Nancy Mitford wrote I Capture the Castle or Cold Comfort Farm and starred in them Harriet the Spy you'd have something close to the quirky charm of Bradley's Sweetness at the Bottom of the Pie. Even if you figure out the probable culprit before it's... (read more)

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Toro Bravo: Stories. Recipes. No Bull.
Toro Bravo: Stories. Recipes. No Bull.
by John Gorham and Liz Crain
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Gorham creates Spanish-style dishes with layered and complex flavors. Recipes are augmented with the personal history of their evolution in Gorham's kitchen, making Toro Bravo a bit like enjoying dining at the chef's table at this favorite Portland... (read more)

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Tangle Stitches for Quilters and Fabric Artists: Relax, Meditate, and Create with Rhythmic Stitches
Tangle Stitches for Quilters and Fabric Artists: Relax, Meditate, and Create with Rhythmic Stitches
by Jane Monk
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Zentangle = filling odd shaped spaces with repetitive patterns using pen and paper. Developed by Rick Roberts & Maria Thomas. Zentangle quilting = filling odd shaped spaces with repetitive patterns using machine stitches and thread. Free-motion... (read more)

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Put 'em Up!: A Comprehensive Home Preserving Guide for the Creative Cook, from Drying and Freezing to Canning and Pickling
Put 'em Up!: A Comprehensive Home Preserving Guide for the Creative Cook, from Drying and Freezing to Canning and Pickling
by Sherri Brooks Vinton
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If your cool aunt taught you how to preserve and make jam, Put 'em Up! would be the chronicle of her lessons. Sherri Brooks Vinton knows preserving, and she peppers the recipes with tips learned only through experience. Canning can even be a party... (read more)

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Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs
Citizen Canine: Our Evolving Relationship with Cats and Dogs
by David Grimm
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Cats and dogs were once wild animals. Today, they are family members and surrogate children. A little over a century ago, pets didn't warrant the meager legal status of property. Now, they have more rights and protections than any other animal in the... (read more)

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In the Green Kitchen: Techniques to Learn by Heart
In the Green Kitchen: Techniques to Learn by Heart
by Alice Waters
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Alice Waters shows her roots as a former Montessori teacher in this book about learning simple kitchen basics. She calls in fellow master cooks to help demonstrate the techniques, such as David Chang on pickling, Lidia Bastianich on pasta, and Thomas... (read more)

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Backyard Bounty: The Complete Guide to Year-Round Organic Gardening in the Pacific Northwest
Backyard Bounty: The Complete Guide to Year-Round Organic Gardening in the Pacific Northwest
by Linda Gilkeson
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Ah, master gardener Linda Gilkeson, you so had me at "Grow the most food in the smallest space (with the least work)." Backyard Bounty is truly a complete guide. Not only is there help with planning and planting, Gilkeson also shares advice for ailing... (read more)

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The New Best Recipe (Best Recipe)
The New Best Recipe (Best Recipe)
by Cooks Illustrated
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Need to make cornbread? Roast a turkey? Make really tasty waffles? This is the cookbook I grab when I need recipes that work. Short on the eye candy, long on good explanations and extremely useful tips and techniques.... (read more)

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Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving: 400 Delicious and Creative Recipes for Today
Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving: 400 Delicious and Creative Recipes for Today
by Judi Kingry
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When it comes to preserving, Ball really did write the book on it. This is a perfect choice for the beginner who wants a well-rounded introduction to safe preserving. Most of the recipes in Ball Complete Book of Home Preserving make use of the... (read more)

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Sarabeth's Bakery: From My Hands to Yours
Sarabeth's Bakery: From My Hands to Yours
by Sarabeth Levine
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A sure bet in a trip to New York City is a visit to one of Sarabeth's bakeries. For those of us enjoying "staycations," we now have Sarabeth's Bakery: From My Hands to Yours to bring a little fine baking to our meals. No longer do I have to dream of... (read more)

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Amy Barickman's Vintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion, and Fun
Amy Barickman's Vintage Notions: An Inspirational Guide to Needlework, Cooking, Sewing, Fashion, and Fun
by Amy Barickman
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Amy Barickman's Vintage Notions is a charming, joyful book. Barickman takes a look back to the homemakers of the 1920s and '30s to inspire today's hardworking DIYer. I enjoyed this more for creative encouragement than hands-on guidance for crafting and... (read more)

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The Essential "New York Times" Cookbook: Classic Recipes for a New Century
The Essential "New York Times" Cookbook: Classic Recipes for a New Century
by Amanda Hesser
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The Essential "New York Times" Cookbook is the story of American cooking, and is an important book for any culinary library or recipe-crammed kitchen bookshelf. Massively researched, every recipe was taste-tested anew before it earned a spot on these... (read more)

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Keys to Good Cooking: A Guide to Making the Best of Foods and Recipes
Keys to Good Cooking: A Guide to Making the Best of Foods and Recipes
by Harold McGee
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Long before it was trendy, McGee was providing the skinny on food science. In Keys to Good Cooking, he converts this knowledge into hands-on cooking tips. Have a kitchen disaster? McGee can explain what went wrong and how to get it right the next time.... (read more)

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I Know How to Cook
I Know How to Cook
by Ginette Mathiot
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If you are a French kid setting out for your first apartment, this is the cookbook your parents will send you off with. If you are an American and want to add a simple, flavorful, French twist to your home cooking, put this on your bookshelf. I Know How... (read more)

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At Home with Madhur Jaffrey: Simple, Delectable Dishes from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka
At Home with Madhur Jaffrey: Simple, Delectable Dishes from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka
by Madhur Jaffrey
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Oooh, personal recipes from the kitchen of iconic Indian cook Madhur Jaffrey. Not all Americans have a handy kebab shop around the corner, and we are often too busy to spend a lot of time fussing about at the stove. Jaffrey deconstructs her favorite... (read more)

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Ottolenghi: The Cookbook
Ottolenghi: The Cookbook
by Yotam Ottolenghi and Sami Tamimi
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Anyone who likes food or cooking or eating will enjoy this deeply satisfying cookbook. The authors of Jerusalem: A Cookbook bring the Eastern-influenced flavor combinations from their popular U.K. restaurants into our American kitchens. All presented... (read more)

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