Tag Archives: Penguin Books

A Discovery of Witches Arrives in paperback – Giveaway

One of my favorite reads for 2011 was A DISCOVERY OF WITCHES by Deborah Harkness.  I was elated when the publisher, Penguin, offered me the opportunity to host a giveaway of this book but this time in paperback. The paperback was released on December … Continue reading

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Two New Biographies: Dickens and Joyce

This week, on Tuesday, November 29th, two biographies made their debut:   CHARLES DICKENS A LIFE by Pulitzer Prize winner Jane Smiley and JAMES JOYCE A LIFE by Edna O’Brien. As a youngster biographies fueled my early interest in reading, I could not get … Continue reading

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Come one, come all, novice cooks this book is for you

Kathleen Flinn’s THE KITCHEN COUNTER COOKING SCHOOL (Viking Books, 2011) is a must for those who don’t have their kitchen balance.  Flinn, a trained chef, got the idea one day in the grocery store to pass on her expertise to those less inclined or … Continue reading

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Stories by Ben Loory for day and night but mostly the night

This gifted writer has gone to a twisted and fun place to deliver these tales in STORIES FOR NIGHTTIME AND SOME FOR THE DAY.  The cover of this short story collection is so worth a look and I promise you that once you read … Continue reading

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Follow up to EAT, PRAY, LOVE – COMMITTED

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner COMMITTED is out in paperback.  If you were among the 8 million+ people who read Elizabeth Gilbert’s runaway best seller or saw the movie and have been waiting patiently for the next installment to be available in paperback, your … Continue reading

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