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The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister

The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister Reviewed by Manny, Librarian at Mary Jacobs Library If you enjoy a lushly written novel, with an obvious affection for language, you must read "The School of Essential Ingredients" by Erica Bauermeister. The novel plays with the ideas of memory, nostalgia, regret, longing and food. A ... read more about The School of Essential Ingredients by Erica Bauermeister

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid Evelyn Hugo is a Hollywood icon. She calls a famous fashion magazine and asks for one of the junior writers by name. That writer, Monique Grant, can’t believe her luck. She thinks she’s getting a feature for the magazine about the gowns Hugo is ... read more about The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo by Taylor Jenkins Reid

The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan

The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan Twenty years ago young Garda Cormac Reilly was called out to a domestic disturbance. Turns out the phone operator got the information wrong. On his first real call Reilly saw his first dead body. She was the mother of two children, dead from an apparent overdose, and the call ... read more about The Ruin by Dervla McTiernan

May I Come In?: Discovering the World in Other People’s Houses by Wendy Goodman

May I Come In?: Discovering the World in Other People's Houses by Wendy Goodman Reviewed by Laura, Collection Development Librarian May I Come In? by Wendy Goodman is an eye-popping feast for home design enthusiasts. The author showcases 70 unique homes that feature a mix of traditional and over-the-top elements. Homes of restaurateurs, photographers, ... read more about May I Come In?: Discovering the World in Other People’s Houses by Wendy Goodman

Blood Highway by Gina Wohlsdorf

Blood Highway by Gina Wohlsdorf Rainy Cain is living a lie. Her friends think she lives with a hard-working single mom who isn’t very involved in Rainy’s life because she’s busy saving the lives of strangers. In reality Rainy’s mom suffered from a psychotic break years ago and doesn’t even recognize that her daughter ... read more about Blood Highway by Gina Wohlsdorf

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