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The Kitchen House

• <b>Author:</b> Kathleen Grissom<p>In this gripping <i>New York Times</i> bestseller, Kathleen Grissom brings to life a thriving plantation in Virginia in the decades before the Civil War, where a dark secret threatens to expose the best and worst in everyone tied to the estate.<p>Orphaned during her passage from …

And the Mountains Echoed

• <b>Author:</b> Khaled Hosseini<p><b>An unforgettable novel about finding a lost piece of yourself in someone else.</b><p>Khaled Hosseini, the #1 <i>New York Times</i>–bestselling author of <i>The Kite Runner</i> and <i>A Thousand Splendid Suns</i>, has written a new novel about how we love, how we take care of one another, and how the …

Revenge Wears Prada

• <b>Author:</b> Lauren Weisberger<p>With brand-new scenes, <i>The New York Times</i> bestseller and sequel you’ve been waiting for—the follow-up to the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestseller, <i>The Devil Wears Prada</i>!<p>Almost a decade has passed since Andy Sachs quit the job “a million girls would die for” working for Miranda …

Someday, Someday, Maybe

• <b>Author:</b> Lauren Graham<p>From Lauren Graham, the beloved star of <i>Gilmore Girls</i> and <i>Parenthood,</i> comes a witty, charming, and hilariously relatable debut novel about a struggling young actress trying to get ahead―and keep it together―in New York City. <br>It’s January 1995, and Franny Banks has just six months …

Fly Away

• <b>Author:</b> Kristin Hannah<p><i>Once, a long time ago, I walked down a night-darkened road called Firefly Lane, all alone, on the worst night of my life, and I found a kindred spirit. That was our beginning. More than thirty years ago. TullyandKate. You and me against the world. Best friends forever. But</i> …

The Woman Upstairs

• <b>Author:</b> Claire Messud<p>Told with urgency, intimacy, and piercing emotion, this <i>New York Times</i> bestselling novel is the riveting confession of a woman awakened, transformed, and abandoned by a desire for a world beyond her own.<p>Nora Eldridge is a reliable, but unremarkable, friend and neighbor, always …

The Light Between Oceans

• <b>Author:</b> M.L. Stedman<p>The years-long <i>New York Times</i> bestseller and major motion picture from Spielberg’s Dreamworks is “irresistible…seductive…with a high concept plot that keeps you riveted from the first page” (<i>O, The Oprah Magazine</i>).<p>After four harrowing years on the Western Front, Tom Sherbourne …

Winter of the World

• <b>Author:</b> Ken Follett<p>Ken Follett follows up his #1 New York Times bestseller Fall of Giants with a brilliant, page-turning epic about the heroism and honor of World War II, and the dawn of the atomic age. Ken Follett’s Fall of Giants, the first novel in his extraordinary new historical epic, The …

The Wednesday Sisters

• <b>Author:</b> Meg Waite Clayton<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b><p><b>BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from Meg Waite Clayton’s The Wednesday Daughters.</b><br>Friendship, loyalty, and love lie at the heart of Meg Waite Clayton’s beautifully written, poignant, and sweeping novel of five women who, over the course of …

13 DIY Headboards Made From Repurposed Wood

The headboard is the element that gives character to a bed. It’s an important element also for the room’s overall design. But the headboard doesn’t …

The Altar and How to Use It

I never had an altar before I moved out of my parents’ house. That seems impossible, in retrospect, but I can’t remember ever setting one up. I had …

Capturing the Still-Practiced Pagan Rituals of Europe

If you thought Santa’s naughty list was intimidating, chances are you never encountered a Krampus.<p>A beastlike creature that is part of the pagan …

Why Do People Become Pagan or Wiccan?

Those who may not be exposed to Wicca or other Pagan religions may wonder what draws people to those forms of faith, often leading them to leave …

The Golem and the Jinni

• <b>Author:</b> Helene Wecker<p>In The Golem and the Jinni, a chance meeting between mythical beings takes readers on a dazzling journey through cultures in turn-of-the-century New York.<p>Chava is a golem, a creature made of clay, brought to life to by a disgraced rabbi who dabbles in dark Kabbalistic magic …

Defending Jacob

• <b>Author:</b> William Landay<p><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY</b> <b><br>Entertainment Weekly • The Boston Globe • Kansas City Star</b> <br>“A legal thriller that’s comparable to classics such as Scott Turow’s <i>Presumed Innocent</i> . . . Tragic and shocking, <i>Defending Jacob</i> is sure to generate buzz.”—Associated Press <b></b> <b><br>NEW</b> …

Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald

• <b>Author:</b> Therese Anne Fowler<p><b>THE INSPIRATION FOR THE TELEVISION DRAMA Z: THE BEGINNING OF EVERYTHING</b><p><i>I wish I could tell everyone who thinks we're ruined, Look closer…and you'll see something extraordinary, mystifying, something real and true. We have never been what we seemed.</i><p>When beautiful, reckless …

Reconstructing Amelia

• <b>Author:</b> Kimberly McCreight<p>In Reconstructing Amelia, the stunning debut novel from Kimberly McCreight, Kate's in the middle of the biggest meeting of her career when she gets the telephone call from Grace Hall, her daughter’s exclusive private school in Park Slope, Brooklyn. Amelia has been …

The Language of Flowers

• <b>Author:</b> Vanessa Diffenbaugh<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b> <br>The Victorian language of flowers was used to convey romantic expressions: honeysuckle for devotion, asters for patience, and red roses for love. But for Victoria Jones, it’s been more useful in communicating mistrust and solitude. After a …

The Section: Knights of Soft Rock

By 1979, guitarist Waddy Wachtel thought he’d seen everything. He had shown up for morning studio sessions to find Warren Zevon already wasted; he’d …

Earth As Art: 'How Did Nature Do That?'

Satellites are powerful tools. They beam our TV signals, phone calls and data around the planet. They help us spy, they track storms, they power the GPS signals in our cars and on our phones. But they also send back striking, totally disarming images of planet Earth.<p>This set of images is all about …

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5 Must-Try Recipes for Cinco de Mayo!

You know that holiday that pretty much translates to "sip margaritas and eat delicious food"? It's coming up! Here are 5 recipes to spice up your table.<p>You know that holiday in May? The one that pretty much translates to "sip margaritas and eat delicious food"? It's coming up soon! I'm excited to …

Cinco de Mayo

Homemade Nutty Bars, The Best Greek Yogurt & Kitchen Gifts Under $25

A grab bag of food and kitchen fun pulled from our archives for you this week! From this time last year, we have a big pink rhubarb cake, a tour of …

10 Ways to Put a Muffin Pan to Good Use (Other Than Making Muffins!)

As if you <i>need</i> another reason to use a muffin pan besides, well, just making muffins! That should be good enough, we know. But we like it when our …

The power of introverts

In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an introvert. But, as Susan Cain …

Personality

DIY: Bird Feeder

Although I’m calling this a bird feeder for form’s sake, in my house, this is cat TV. I’ve seen the way my cats look longingly out the window wishing …