Bud Not Buddy

Author: Christopher Paul Curtis
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
ISBN: 1101934263
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The Newbery Medal and Coretta Scott King Award-winning classic about a boy who decides to hit the road to find his father—from Christopher Paul Curtis, author of The Watsons Go To Birmingham—1963, a Newbery and Coretta Scott King Honoree. It’s 1936, in Flint Michigan. Times may be hard, and ten-year-old Bud may be a motherless boy on the run, but Bud’s got a few things going for him: 1. He has his own suitcase full of special things. 2. He’s the author of Bud Caldwell’s Rules and Things for Having a Funner Life and Making a Better Liar Out of Yourself. 3. His momma never told him who his father was, but she left a clue: flyers advertising Herman E. Calloway and his famous band, the Dusky Devastators of the Depression!!!!!! Bud’s got an idea that those flyers will lead him to his father. Once he decides to hit the road to find this mystery man, nothing can stop him—not hunger, not fear, not vampires, not even Herman E. Calloway himself. AN ALA BEST BOOK FOR YOUNG ADULTS AN ALA NOTABLE CHILDREN'S BOOK AN IRA CHILDREN'S BOOK AWARD WINNER NAMED TO 14 STATE AWARD LISTS “The book is a gem, of value to all ages, not just the young people to whom it is aimed.” —The Christian Science Monitor “Will keep readers engrossed from first page to last.” —Publishers Weekly, Starred “Curtis writes with a razor-sharp intelligence that grabs the reader by the heart and never lets go. . . . This highly recommended title [is] at the top of the list of books to be read again and again.” —Voice of Youth Advocates, Starred From the Hardcover edition.

The Little Big Book Of Comfort Food

Author: Katrina Fried
Publisher: Welcome Books
ISBN: 1599620146
Size: 36.33 MB
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'First we eat, then we do everything else.' - M.F.K. Fisher THE LITTLE BIG BOOK OF COMFORT FOOD is packed with more than 200 family recipes - simple, direct, tried and true, everyday marvelous cozy food. The best meatloaf, the best roasted chicken, the best apple cranberry crisp, and the best chicken soup. Comfort food is what you want when you come in from the cold, when you've got a cold, when you want to have an intimate conversation, when you want to get your kids settled down, your husband comforted, or your mom welcomed. It is the coziest macaroni and cheese, the crispiest chocolate chip cookie, the perfect pot roast, and that lemon meringue pie you have never dared to make. Collecting these basic, foolproof recipes from real kitchens and from real people was Welcome's objective when publisher Lena Tabori and her daughters, senior editor Katrina Fried and managing editor Natasha Tabori Fried, set out to make this book. With the belief that comfort food is, by its very nature, food that has been passed down through generations, it seemed appropriate to reach out to friends and family across the country. There is really no occasion for which there isn't great comfort food. And, this fat, gorgeous little book has it all: French toast for breakfast, grilled cheese sandwiches for lunch, New England clam chowder for that late afternoon snack, scones when you settle down for tea, "mama bread" for toast or for that turkey sandwich "the day after," strawberry shortcake for dessert, and chocolate malt for anytime, night or day. Some of these recipes can be found in one of the twenty-six Little Big Books already published, but most are entirely original to this book. Illustrated with heart-warming vintage art, this delightful gift book includes: * Breakfast: From buttermilk pancakes and banana nut waffles to hearty corned beef hash, classic quiche, and fluffy omelets. * Lunch and Snacks: From cozy potato leek soup and silky corn chowder to the best egg salad sandwich and cheeseburger with homemade fries. * Cookies, Sweets, and Teatime: From the perfect chocolate fudge and sugar cookies to irresistible pumpkin bars and Nana's buttery scones. * Dinner: From the best southern fried chicken and chili with cornbread to beef stew, Swedish meatballs, and Mom's no-fail lasagna. * Sides: From crispy garlic bread and homey creamed spinach to moist bread stuffing, mashed potatoes, and perfect roasted vegetables. * Desserts: From heavenly lemon squares and warm berry cobbler to carrot cake with cream cheese frosting, apple crisp, creamy rice pudding, chocolate layer cake, and chocolate pudding. * Beverages: From fireside favorites like hot chocolate with fresh whipped cream, Swedish gl gg, and mulled apple cider to chilly black-and-white milkshakes, root beer floats, and refreshing lemonade. * Holiday Meals: From a foolproof Thanksgiving turkey to the best holiday honey-baked ham and mashed sweet potatoes.

True Roots

Author: Kristin Cavallari
Publisher: Rodale Books
ISBN: 1623369177
Size: 40.79 MB
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From New York Times bestselling author Kristin Cavallari comes a cookbook that reveals what she eats every day. In Balancing in Heels, Kristin Cavallari shared her personal journey along with her tips on everything from style to relationships. And now, with True Roots, Cavallari shows you that improving the way you eat doesn’t have to be difficult—a clean and toxin-free diet can and should be fun, easy, and enjoyable. She learned the hard way that dieting leads nowhere good, and that a clean lifestyle is the ticket to feeling and being healthy. So how does Kristin eat? Organic as much as possible, wild-caught fish, grass-fed beef, fresh fruits and vegetables, and nothing white—no white flour, sugar, or salt. She avoids anything heavily processed and anything that has been stripped of natural nutrients. She maintains a lifestyle free of toxic chemicals and is passionate about creating delicious and hearty food from real ingredients. She wants her food to be true, as close to its natural state as possible. Her recipes—green banana muffins, bison and veggie kabobs, and even zucchini almond butter blondies—are proof that a healthy lifestyle isn’t boring or bland. Feed yourself real food and see how much better you feel, both mentally and physically.

The Hating Game

Author: Sally Thorne
Publisher: HarperCollins
ISBN: 006243960X
Size: 16.62 MB
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USA Today Bestseller! Debut author Sally Thorne bursts on the scene with a hilarious and sexy workplace comedy all about that thin, fine line between hate and love. Nemesis (n.) 1) An opponent or rival whom a person cannot best or overcome. 2) A person’s undoing 3) Joshua Templeman Lucy Hutton and Joshua Templeman hate each other. Not dislike. Not begrudgingly tolerate. Hate. And they have no problem displaying their feelings through a series of ritualistic passive aggressive maneuvers as they sit across from each other, executive assistants to co-CEOs of a publishing company. Lucy can’t understand Joshua’s joyless, uptight, meticulous approach to his job. Joshua is clearly baffled by Lucy’s overly bright clothes, quirkiness, and Pollyanna attitude. Now up for the same promotion, their battle of wills has come to a head and Lucy refuses to back down when their latest game could cost her her dream job…But the tension between Lucy and Joshua has also reached its boiling point, and Lucy is discovering that maybe she doesn’t hate Joshua. And maybe, he doesn’t hate her either. Or maybe this is just another game.

Oh Gussie

Author: Kimberly Schlapman
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062323725
Size: 23.63 MB
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A down-home Southern cookbook by one of the founding members of the platinum-selling country music band Little Big Town and star of the popular cable show Kimberly’s Simply Southern. Kimberly Schlapman is the girl next door. She’s also an award-winning Nashville superstar and the popular host of Kimberly’s Simply Southern, her delightful hit television cooking series. Fans have fallen for Kimberly’s easy confidence in the kitchen and effortless way she entertains. They love her cooking the same way they’ve swooned over her high harmonies singing with country music powerhouse Little Big Town. In Oh Gussie!, Kimberly shares soul-pleasing recipes and soul-stirring stories from her roots in the Appalachian foothills of north Georgia, her travels on tour with the band, and from the life she loves back home in country music’s capital. Kimberly’s cooking style embodies modern, wholesome, Southern home-cooking—fresh, accessible, nutritious, quick, and fun. With Oh Gussie!, fans can whip up a batch of Georgia Peach Salsa for a tailgate party; bring a pot of Kimberly’s Chicken and Dumplings to the next neighborhood potluck; serve some Baked Onion Rings with Hot Ranch Dip for the big game; sweeten up a weekend brunch with Sticky Cinnamon Rolls; and finish off a satisfying meal with bowls of Big Batch Banana Pudding. Filled with gorgeous color photos that capture the flavor and fun of her delicious food, Oh Gussie! honors Kimberly’s beloved Georgia mountain-home cooking and serves up helpings of her favorite foods from Nashville as well.

Backpacker

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Backpacker brings the outdoors straight to the reader's doorstep, inspiring and enabling them to go more places and enjoy nature more often. The authority on active adventure, Backpacker is the world's first GPS-enabled magazine, and the only magazine whose editors personally test the hiking trails, camping gear, and survival tips they publish. Backpacker's Editors' Choice Awards, an industry honor recognizing design, feature and product innovation, has become the gold standard against which all other outdoor-industry awards are measured.

Fine Cooking Thanksgiving Cookbook

Author: Fine Cooking Magazine
Publisher: Taunton Press
ISBN: 9781600858277
Size: 72.16 MB
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Shares recipes, tips, and techniques for successfully cooking a turkey, side dishes, and desserts for Thanksgiving and provides recipes for leftover turkey.

Summer With The Country Village Vet The Little Village On The Green Book 1

Author: Zara Stoneley
Publisher: HarperCollins UK
ISBN: 0008237964
Size: 28.39 MB
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‘All the ingredients for a perfect, summery read...it really captured my heart’ Cressida McLaughlin ‘Sprinkled with oodles of charm...I simply adored this book’ Christie Barlow Fall in love with a brand new cosy romance series from bestselling author Zara Stoneley