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My Pantry: Homemade Ingredients That Make Simple Meals Your Own

Alice Waters · Pam Krauss Books
Pages: 144
Format: Hardcover

In this sweet, petite collection of essays and recipes, Alice Waters showcases the simple building-block ingredients she uses to create gratifying, impromptu meals all year long. In her most intimate and compelling cookbook yet, Alice invites readers to step not into the kitchen at Chez...
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At the Water's Edge: A Novel

Sara Gruen · Spiegel & Grau
Pages: 354
Format: Print book

NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLERIn this thrilling new novel from the author of Water for Elephants, Sara Gruen again demonstrates her talent for creating spellbinding period pieces. At the Water's Edge is a gripping and poignant love story about a privileged young woman's awakening as she experiences...
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Nimona

Noelle Stevenson · HarperTeen
Format: Print book

A National Book Award Longlist TitleThe graphic novel debut from rising star Noelle Stevenson, based on her beloved and critically acclaimed web comic, which Slate awarded its Cartoonist Studio Prize, calling it "a deadpan epic."Nemeses! Dragons! Science! Symbolism! All these...
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Honeydew: Stories

Edith Pearlman · Little, Brown and Company; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

Presents a collection of short stories full of teenage drug use, anorexia, cruise-ship stowaways, and a widowed nail tech who finds herself falling for a client.
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Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics

Charles Krauthammer · Crown Forum
Pages: 387
Format: Hardcover

From America's preeminent columnist, named by the Financial Times the most influential commentator in the nation, the long-awaited collection of Charles Krauthammer's essential, timeless writings. A brilliant stylist known for an uncompromising honesty that challenges conventional wisdom...
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The Reaper: Autobiography of One of the Deadliest Special Ops Snipers

Nicholas Irving · St Martin'S Press
Pages: 320
Format: Hardcover

Groundbreaking, thrilling and revealing, The Reaper is the astonishing memoir of Special Operations Direct Action Sniper Nicholas Irving, the 3rd Ranger Battalion's deadliest sniper with 33 confirmed kills, though his remarkable career total, including probables, is unknown.Irving shares...
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The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing

Marie KondoÌ„ · Ten Speed Press
Pages: 213
Format: Hardcover

This #1 New York Times best-selling guide to decluttering your home from Japanese cleaning consultant Marie Kondo takes readers step-by-step through her revolutionary KonMari Method for simplifying, organizing, and storing.Despite constant efforts to declutter your home, do papers still...
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In the Kingdom of Ice: The Grand and Terrible Polar Voyage of the USS Jeannette

Hampton Sides · Random House Inc
Pages: 454
Format: Hardcover

New York Times bestselling author Hampton Sides returns with a white-knuckle tale of polar exploration and survival in the Gilded AgeIn the late nineteenth century, people were obsessed by one of the last unmapped areas of the globe: the North Pole. No one knew what existed beyond the fortress...
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Falling in Love: A Commissario Guido Brunetti Mystery

Donna Leon · Atlantic Monthly Press
Pages: 256
Format: Hardcover

Donna Leon's Death at La Fenice, the first novel in her beloved Commissario Guido Brunetti series, introduced readers to the glamorous and cutthroat world of opera and one of Italy's finest living sopranos, Flavia Petrelli - then a suspect in the poisoning of a renowned German conductor....
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Captivated By You

Sylvia Day · Berkley
Format: Print book

The #1 New York Times and #1 USA Today bestseller.Gideon calls me his angel, but he's the miracle in my life. My gorgeous, wounded warrior, so determined to slay my demons while refusing to face his own. The vows we'd exchanged should have bound us tighter than blood and flesh....
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You Can't Make This Up: Miracles, Memories, and the Perfect Marriage of Sports and Television

Al Michaels · William Morrow; 1St Edition edition
Format: Hardcover

In this highly entertaining and insightful memoir, one of television's most respected broadcasters interweaves the story of his life and career with lively firsthand tales of some of the most thrilling events and fascinating figures in modern sports.No sportscaster has covered more...
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Epic Tomatoes: How to Select and Grow the Best Varieties of All Time

Craig LeHoullier · Storey Publishing, LLC
Format: Print book

Savor your best tomato harvest ever! Craig LeHoullier, tomato adviser for Seed Savers Exchange, offers everything a tomato enthusiast needs to know about growing more than 200 varieties of tomatoes--from sowing seeds and planting to cultivating and collecting seeds at the end of the season....
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A Short Guide to a Long Life

David Agus · Simon & Schuster, Incorporated
Pages: 190
Format: Print book

The New York Times bestselling book of simple rules everyone should follow in order to live a long, healthy life, featuring illustrations throughout, from the author of The End of Illness.In his international bestseller, The End of Illness, Dr. David B. Agus shared what he has learned from...
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The Roosevelts: An Intimate History

Ken Burns · Knopf; MTI edition
Format: Hardcover

New York Times Bestseller A vivid and personal portrait of Americas greatest political family and its enormous impact on our nation, which expands on the hugely acclaimed seven-part PBS documentary series, bringing readers even deeper into these extraordinary leaders lives   With 796 photographs,...
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The Selection

Kiera Cass · HarperTeen
Pages: 327
Format: Hardcover

Fall in love - from the very beginning. Discover the first book in the captivating, #1 New York Times bestselling Selection series.Prepare to be swept into a world of breathless fairy-tale romance, swoonworthy characters, glittering gowns, and fierce intrigue perfect for readers who loved...
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