Maximum Shelf: FINDING FREEDOM (11/30/20)

Today’s Shelf Awareness Maximum Shelf pick is Erin French’s heart-stopping memoir, FINDING FREEDOM: A Cook’s Story; Remaking a Life from Scratch. Make your way to Freedom, Maine, and you will find both an exquisite meal and a vivid memory. After the flood of calls for dinner reservations crashed the restaurant’s phone lines, Erin knew she […]

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Cooking for Thanksgiving with Jamie Oliver (11/25/20)

It’s never too late to spice up your Thanksgiving menu! Especially with global phenomenon Jamie Oliver to give you a helping hand. Reinvent your favorite ingredients with more than 120 tasty, exciting, and unique recipes. 7 WAYS: Easy Ideas for Every Day of the Week by Jamie Oliver “A proven commodity (this marks his twenty-fourth […]

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Women 2020: Memoirs and Biographies (4/13/20)

This Women 2020 Spotlight brings us four memoirs and biographies of strong women finding their way in politics, Hollywood, identity, and through recipes and love. PELOSI by Molly Ball “A cradle-to-today portrait of a master politician who ‘shattered the ‘marble ceiling’ and blazed a new trail for women’…A top-notch political biography.”–Kirkus Reviews, starred review MISS […]

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Holiday Cookbooks 2019

It’s not a holiday without an overload of food! Whether you are cooking for yourself, for a group, or with a group, these cookbooks have all the delicious recipes you’ll need for a successful holiday season. TASTING TABLE COOKING WITH FRIENDS: Recipes for Modern Entertaining by Geoff Bartakovics and Todd Coleman This menu-based cookbook makes […]

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NYT Summer Reads 2019

NYT Summer Reads 2019

The New York Times has picked their favorite summer reads, so grab your favorite cool beverage, chair, and the nearest patch of sunshine and get reading! A NEARLY NORMAL FAMILY by M. T. Edvardsson IN PUTIN’S FOOTSTEPS: Searching for the Soul of an Empire Across Russia’s Eleven Time Zones by Nina Khrushcheva and Jeffrey Tayler […]

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New Year, New You!

New Year, New You!

Making resolutions for 2019 already?! Prepare your patrons with these new and forthcoming titles: THE CLEAN 20: 20 Foods, 20 Days, Total Transformation by Ian K. Smith “If you are a busy person and do not have much time to prepare your food, THE CLEAN 20 is the solution. These recipes are not only healthy but […]

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Holiday Cookbooks

Holiday Cookbooks

The best part of the holiday season is all the great eatin’! For all of you hosts out there (or those just wanting to treat themselves), these cookbooks have all the delicious recipes you’ll need! HOLIDAY SLOW COOKER: 100 Incredible and Festive Recipes for Every Celebration by Leigh Anne Wilkes  Create fantastic holiday fare with […]

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Friday Reads: Cookbooks

Friday Reads: Cookbooks

TGIF! We’ve got food on the brain with today’s #FridayReads cookbook picks: THE BEACH HOUSE COOKBOOK by Mary Kay Andrews One of Publishers Weekly‘s Best Books of Summer 2017! Atlanta-based bestselling novelist Andrews collects recipes inspired by casual Southern coastal cuisine and beach-house living. (We can personally vouch for her lemon pound cake recipe!) “A […]

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PW Spring 2017 Announcements

PW Spring 2017 Announcements

Publishers Weekly looked into their crystal ball and predicted that these 98(!) Macmillan adult books will stand out in the first half of 2017: Art, Architecture & Photography (full list) THE SAGRADA FAMILIA: The Astonishing Story of Gaudí’s Unfinished Masterpiece by Gijs van Hensbergen Out: July 25 This book chronicles the story of architect Antoni […]

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Whatcha Cookin’?

Whatcha Cookin’?

From appetizers to dessert, these four new cookbooks have you covered every course of every meal: THE ENCHILADA QUEEN COOKBOOK: Enchiladas, Fajitas, Tamales, and More Classic Recipes from Texas-Mexico Border Kitchens by Sylvia Casares Simple, flavor-changing tricks and 80 recipes for enchiladas, fajitas, and classic side dishes for the home cook by Sylvia Casares, founder […]

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