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The Serpent of Venice by Christopher Moore - Book Review

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ISBN: 9780061779770
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - February 17th, 2015

Pocket the Fool returns in this mixture of Shakespeare that only Christopher Moore can carry off. Othello, Shylock, Iago and Portia are all here too - as well as a very dangerous and amorous creature from the Canals. This is Moore at his very best. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


Half a King

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ISBN: 9780804178419
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Published: Del Rey - January 20th, 2015

The first book in this new series by Abercrombie is a tightly woven saga that has everything we love about his books: Betrayal, good, evil, adventure and best of all, revenge. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


Dead Set

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ISBN: 9780062339287
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Published: Harper Voyager - October 14th, 2014

What would you give to see a dead loved one? A tooth? A blood drop? Zoe desperately misses her father and will do anything to be sure his soul is at rest. She is a heroine to gnaw our nails to the quick over. From the author of the Sandman Slim series. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


Marcus Off Duty

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$35.00
ISBN: 9780470940587
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Published: Rux Martin/Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 21st, 2014

Now ANYBODY can make Samuelsson’s award-winning dishes! (Seriously.) His casual approach makes home-run food like Habesha Lamb Chops and Sweet Potato Gnocchi simple. His genius for pairing flavors cannot be beat. Perfect for novices and experts alike! ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


Plenty More

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Plenty More: Vibrant Vegetable Cooking from London's Ottolenghi [A Cookbook] Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781607746218
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Published: Ten Speed Press - October 14th, 2014

Plenty took even the limpest vegetables and sent them on a round-the-world trip from which they returned even more delicious than before. Here’s more of the yummy,yummy same. Eggplant Cheesecake! Thai Red Lentil Soup! Fig tarts! Thank you, food gods! ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


Vintage Pies

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Vintage Pies: Classic American Pies for Today's Home Baker Cover Image
$21.95
ISBN: 9781581572643
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Published: Countryman Press - November 25th, 2014

The first recipe in this cookbook is for a piecrust handed down through the author’s family since the 1860’s. That is just the beginning of tried and true deliciousness from this Vermont baker. Love life, bake PIE! ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


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