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Featured Book: The Geography of Genius
Author: Eric Weiner
“An intellectual odyssey, a traveler’s diary, and a comic novel all rolled into one. Smart, original, and utterly delightful.” —Daniel Gilbert, Harvard professor and bestselling author of Stumbling on Happiness “A charming mix of history and wisdom cloaked as a rollicking travelogue.” —Walter Isaacson, bestselling author of Steve Jobs Travel the world with Eric Weiner, the New York Times bestselling author of The Geography of Bliss, as he journeys from Athens to Silicon...
Featured Book: The Patriarch
Author: Martin Walker
A beloved village, a renowned family, a suspicious death—it’s the latest adventure in the Dordogne for police chief Bruno. When Bruno is invited to the lavish birthday celebration of World War II flying ace and national icon Marco “the Patriarch” Desaix, it’s the fulfillment of a boyhood dream. But when the party ends in the death of Gilbert, Marco’s longtime friend, it’s another day on the job for the chef de police. All signs point to a tragic accident, but Bruno isn’t so...
Featured Book: Hunters in the Dark
Author: Lawrence Osborne
From the novelist the New York Times compares to Paul Bowles, Evelyn Waugh and Ian McEwan, an evocative new work of literary suspense Adrift in Cambodia and eager to side-step a life of quiet desperation as a small-town teacher, 28-year-old Englishman Robert Grieve decides to go missing. As he crosses the border from Thailand, he tests the threshold of a new future. And on that first night, a small windfall precipitates a chain of events-- involving a bag of “jinxed” money,...
Featured Book: The Good Goodbye
Author: Carla Buckley
For fans of Jodi Picoult comes an enthralling domestic thriller about the lies we tell, and let ourselves believe, in the name of love. The first thing you should know is that everyone lies. The second thing is that it matters. How well do we know our children? Natalie Falcone would say she knows her daughter, Arden, very well. Despite the challenges of running a restaurant and raising six-year-old twin boys, she’s not too worried as she sends her daughter off to college—...
Featured Book: The Forgotten Room
Author: Karen White
New York Times bestselling authors Karen White, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig present a masterful collaboration—a rich, multigenerational novel of love and loss that spans half a century.... 1945: When the critically wounded Captain Cooper Ravenal is brought to a private hospital on Manhattan’s Upper East Side, young Dr. Kate Schuyler is drawn into a complex mystery that connects three generations of women in her family to a single extraordinary room in a Gilded Age...
Featured Book: Ready to Retire?
Author: Lyndsay Green
Ready to Retire? The New Reality of Retirement and What You and Your Spouse Need to Know. Conceived and written for the women (and men) who live with partners about to retire – or already in retirement – Ready to Retire? seeks to help couples understand what their spouses are going through as they meet the new realtiy of life beyond the workplace. Cultural messaging has traditionally reinforced the idea of the man as bread winner and thusly, men of this generation have a...
Featured Book: Make Your Own Soaps, Lotions, & Moisturizers
Author: Jinaika Jakuszeit
Handmade beauty products are the ultimate skin-care luxury for yourself or for those lucky enough to receive them as gifts! By making your own soaps and lotions, you know exactly what is in them and can control elements such as scent, texture, and bottle design for concoctions that are uniquely customized just for you! • Recipes and instructions for 39 different soaps, facial cleansers, body lotions, masks, and other beauty products • An extensive reference section of...
Featured Book: Everyone Is Italian on Sunday
Author: Rachael Ray
"If you're like Rachael Ray, you'll agree that there is something comforting and heartwarming about a heaping plate of perfectly cooked spaghetti with moist and tender meatballs covered in a luscious, dark-red tomato sauce. Now, in Everyone Is Italian on Sunday, Rachael invites you into her home to share her family's culinary history and the recipes that have shaped her life and career,"--Amazon.com....