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A is for Arsenic

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ISBN: 9781472911308
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Bloomsbury Sigma - September 8th, 2015

Christie's experience as an apothecary's assistant during WW1 was the beginning of her love affair with poison. Though her methods of murder varied, 14 poisons used to dispatch victims are examined here, as well as the crimes themselves. A must have for fans of Dame Agatha! ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


Devil's Detective

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ISBN: 9780804172929
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Published: Anchor - February 9th, 2016

A gritty, disturbing and raw murder mystery set against the backdrop of a Hell so brutal that even Hieronymous Bosch would be unnerved. An amazing first novel that grabs the reader from the first page. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


Cook It in Cast Iron: Kitchen-Tested Recipes for the One Pan That Does It All by Cook's Country - Book Review

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By Cook's Country (Editor)
$29.99
ISBN: 9781940352480
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Published: Cook's Country - February 23rd, 2016

Add this to your go-to collection of cookbooks, if only for the Baked Brie with Honeyed Apricots on page 27!! ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


When Hitler Took Cocaine and Lenin Lost His Brain: History's Unknown Chapters by Giles Milton - Book Review

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$17.00
ISBN: 9781250078773
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Published: Picador - January 5th, 2016

.....Do you find....that history is dry and boring? Not this book!! Feel smart and have fun at the same time. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


The Silent Girls

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$13.99
ISBN: 9780062351548
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Published: Witness Impulse - January 27th, 2015

Tightly woven and suspenseful! Fans of Archer Mayor are sure to enjoy this mystery set in the stark landscape of Vermont's Northeast Kingdom! ~HIGHEST RECOMMEND~ ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


Frankie Avalon's Italian Family Cookbook

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$24.99
ISBN: 9781250059130
Availability: Hard to Find - May no longer be available
Published: St. Martin's Griffin - October 6th, 2015

Simple and flavorful recipes that are a snap to make. My two favorites so far: red wine marinara sauce and fettuccine with shrimp and creamy lemon sauce. Perfect for a novice or the skillful chef. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


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