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Wine Folly: The Essential Guide to Wine by Madeline Puckette - Book Review

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ISBN: 9781592408993
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Published: Avery - September 22nd, 2015

Do you want to understand wine? Or at least know what you are drinking? Then this book is going to be your new best friend!! Fun and easy to follow - perfect for anyone. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner

Pretty Is

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ISBN: 9781627791489
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Henry Holt and Co. - July 7th, 2015

A brilliantly imaginative debut novel. When Lois and Carly May are kidnapped by a charming stranger, everyone fears the worst. What nobody realizes is that the two girls are happier than they have ever been. The memories of their abduction and the years that follow unfold in unpredictable and surprising ways. You won't be able put this book down. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner

Night Sister

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ISBN: 9780385538510
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Published: Doubleday Books - August 4th, 2015

In 1950's Vermont, the rural Tower Motel is in it's heyday and home to two very different sisters, Ruth and Sylvie. In 1961 Sylvie vanishes. During the summer of 1989, Ruth's daughter Amy and her best friends Piper and Margot begin to investigate the mystery of Aunt Sylvie. What they discover leaves their friendship in ruins. Now in 2013, Amy and her young family are living at the derelict motel when the sinister past shatters the lives of all three women. A fantastic paranormal thriller from the author of The Winter People. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner

Mastering My Mistakes in the Kitchen

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ISBN: 9780062305909
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Published: Ecco - October 14th, 2014

Cowin, the editor-in-chief of Food & Wine magazine freely admits that she is a so-so cook. Most meals held a culinary disaster for her. This cookbook takes us into the kitchen with 65 chefs who offer her (and us) invaluable advice, nifty tips and most importantly the techniques for confidence in the kitchen. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner

Boy Who Drew Monsters

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ISBN: 9781250074881
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Published: Picador - October 13th, 2015

Jack Peter is an agoraphobic little boy who passes his time drawing. As winter settles in around his coastal Maine home, Jack's parents and only friend Nick begin to see and hear things. Disturbing things. This is a book that will cause you to lock the doors day or night. ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner

Fear the Darkness

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ISBN: 9780312622954
Availability: Out of Print
Published: Minotaur Books - January 20th, 2015

Ex-FBI agent Brigid Quinn returns in this dark and gritty thriller that keeps you on the edge of your seat right up to the final page. When Brigid's niece moves in with her, unsettling and disturbing things begin to happen. The logical person to blame is Gemma-Kate, but is it her or is Brigid being paranoid? ...or poisoned? ...or worse? ~ Reviewed by Sarah Donner


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