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2009-2010

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Book Ideas 2009

 

MrsK's Booked to Dine Book Reviews

Book's we have read all in one place!

 

COOK BOOKS:

The Old Farmhouse Kitchen

Gillette, Frances A

978.0.9636066.4.8

Living each day to the fullest…..this cook book is a feast for the eyes.  Simplicity abounds with ingredients, as well as with photos.  Great stories about the country life in the northeastern Clark County area.

http://simplyfocused.org/cookbooks.html

White House Cookbook

Gillette, FL &

Ziemann, Hugo

978.047.13475.2.1

The original, first sold through the Sears Roebuck catalog, advised of the most intriguing ointments…cleaning methods…..recipes…and etiquette.  The newer edition is updated with modern tastes and photos.  Great comparison between the old and the new…

http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/isbnInquiry.asp?r=1&ISBN=9780471347521&ourl=White%2DHouse%2DCookbook%2FF%2DL%2DGillette

America’s Most Wanted Recipes

Douglas, Ron

978.143914.706.1

Discover the recipes from America’s most popular family restaurants and cook them at home.  Yummy discoveries.

http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Americas-Most-Wanted-Recipes/Ron-Douglas/e/9781439147061/?itm=7

Northwest Mornings

Washington State Inkeepers

1.57166.304.5

The Innkeepers of the Washington Bed and Breakfast have put together a beautifully crafted cookbook full of photos from the NW bed & breakfast retreats.  Includes local history and incredible edibles…

http://www.bbonline.com/recipe/index.html

 

Biographies:

700 Sundays

Crystal, Billy

0.446.69851.2

Grabbing you from the beginning, this book keeps you smiling throughout his upbringing on into the 1960s before his career takes off.  Full of memories, laughter, a few tears, and a endearring smile when you are done.

http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/results.asp?WRD=700+Sundays&box=700%20Sundays&pos=-1

The Hemingses of Monticello...

The Hemingses of Monticello

Gordon-Reed, Annette

978.039.306477.3

Recovering the lives of  “Dusky Sally,” and the family of Monticello we will gain insight into Jefferson’s reliance, love and affection for his slaves.  Interesting insights into the times of that era and what was happening during a more private daily life for Jefferson.

http://search.barnesandnoble.com/The-Hemingses-of-Monticello/Annette-Gordon-Reed/e/9780393064773/?itm=2

Passionate Nomad

Geniesse, Jane Fletcher

978.037.575746.4

Traveler…explorer….Arabist…..Freya Stark began extraordinary adventures that were once known in the 30’s.  At the age of 34, she leaves home to check out and create chaos in Persia and Iran.  Earning respect, her aid during WWII helped to bring a network of propaganda during the roughest of wars.

http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Passionate-Nomad/Jane-Fletcher-Geniesse/e/9780375757464/

 

Various Reads:

 

Book: The Sequel

Inventive Imposters

BOOK: The Sequel is a perfect gift for book lovers everywhere, or anyone to whom "The End" is simply the starting point for their imagination.  Written by authors/editors at the NY publishing convention…this book seems an amazing concept.  http://www.btsbook.com

The Bee Keeper’s Apprentice

King, Laurie R

978.031.242736.8

Once Sherlock Holmes retires, what does he do with his time?  He becomes a reclusive studying honeybee behavior in Sussex.  At least he so thought, until Mary Russell enters his private domain.  Much fun, includes a mystery!

http://search.barnesandnoble.com/booksearch/results.asp?WRD=bee+keepers+apprentice&box=bee%20keepers%20apprentice&pos=-1

The Camel Bookmobile

Hamilton, Masha

978.0.06.117348.6

Fiona Sweeney wants to affect change in the literacy in Africa.  What does it take to get books to the small villages?  What will it mean to many of  the villagers, the political oppression, and to Fiona’s life?

http://search.barnesandnoble.com/The-Camel-Bookmobile/Masha-Hamilton/e/9780061173493/?itm=1&tabname=custreview#TABS

Pride and Prejudice

Pride & Prejudice

Austen, Jane

978.159.308324.3

Timeless classic.  British formalities, amazing characters, have we really changed after all these years?

http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Pride-and-Prejudice/Jane-Austen/e/9781593083243/?tabname=custreview

Jane and the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor (Jane Austen Mysteries, #1)

Jane & the Unpleasantness at Scargrave Manor

Barron, Stephanie

978.030.748651.6

Turning Jane into a sleuth…..what could be more fun.  With an untimely death, Jane’s friend and bereaving widow finds herself in a bit of sinister missive…..scandal….and all that jeopardy entails.

http://search.barnesandnoble.com/Jane-and-the-Unpleasantness-at-Scargrave-Manor/Stephanie-Barron/e/9780307486516/?itm=9

 

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