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Vanilla Crumb Cake

A coffee cake with a buttery crumb topping is hard to resist. Most crumb toppings include cinnamon or other spices, both because spices add a great …

Bourbon-Spiked Treats to Celebrate the Kentucky Derby

Mint Juleps are the official drink of the Kentucky Derby, made with bourbon, sugar and mint and served over ice. They’re very refreshing and even …

S’mores Scones

As soon as it gets warm enough to enjoy dinner outdoors, I count that as the start of s’mores season. The combination of toasted marshmallows, melted …

Bourbon Pecan Pie with Dark Chocolate

I have two superhero skills. Two! So good, really… that I’m tempted to call them skillzzzz.<p>My two superhero skills are: catching things that are …

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 …

Labor Day

• <b>Author:</b> Joyce Maynard<p>“Joyce Maynard is in top-notch form with Labor Day. Simply a novel you cannot miss.”<p>—Jodi Picoult, New York Times bestselling author of My Sister’s Keeper and Keeping Faith<p>“Maynard has created an ensemble of characters that will sneak into your heart, and warm it while it …

From Scratch

• <b>Author:</b> Allen Salkin<p><b>An Entertainment Weekly Best Tell-All of 2013!</b><p><i>“Allen Salkin shows how the sausage really gets made at the Food Network in</i> From Scratch<i>, a behind-the-scenes history liberally spiced with gossip and unsavory tidbits.”—</i>Entertainment Weekly<p><i>“A detailed look at the network from</i> …

The Price of Silence

• <b>Author:</b> William D. Cohan<p>A Duke alumnus whose work has been hailed as “authoritative” (<i>The Washington Post</i>), “seductively engrossing” (<i>Chicago Tribune</i>), “riveting” (<i>The Economist</i>), and “masterful” (<i>Los Angeles Time</i>s), presents a stunning new account of the infamous Duke lacrosse team case.<p>Despite it …

Players First

• <b>Author:</b> John Calipari & Michael Sokolove<p><b>Now with a new chapter on the Wildcats' legendary comeback in the 2014 Final Four</b><p>John Calipari, one of the most successful coaches in NCAA history, presents the world of college basketball from the coach's chair, unvarnished and straight from the heart.</i> …

4:09:43

• <b>Author:</b> Hal Higdon<p>Best-selling author Hal Higdon offers a captivating account of the 2013 Boston Marathon from the unique vantage point of those running the race. Collected through social media messages and e-mails sent to the author, the stories of 75 runners are woven into a smooth-flowing …

Season on the Brink

• <b>Author:</b> John Feinstein<p><i>A Season on the Brink</i> chronicles the basketball season that John Feinstein spent following the Indiana Hoosiers and their fiery coach, Bob Knight.<p>Knight granted Feinstein an unprecedented inside look at college basketball -- with complete access to every moment of the season. …

Loopers

• <b>Author:</b> John Dunn<p>John Dunn never expected that his summer job as a caddie at the local course in Connecticut might turn into something more. The lifers who plied the loops were an ensemble of misfits and degenerates who made the caddie yard look more like a gambling hall than a country club. But …

The Race Underground

• <b>Author:</b> Doug Most<p>In the late nineteenth century, as cities like Boston and New York grew more congested, the streets became clogged with plodding, horse-drawn carts. When the great blizzard of 1888 crippled the entire northeast, a solution had to be found. Two brothers from one of the nation's …

War Room

• <b>Author:</b> Michael Holley<p>Bill Belichick is one of the titans of today’s game of football. Now, sports commentator and bestselling author Michael Holley follows three NFL teams—the New England Patriots, Kansas City Chiefs, and Atlanta Falcons—from training camp 2010 through the Super Bowl and into the …

The No-Excuses, Anytime, Anywhere Workout

Celebrity trainer Astrid McGuire will give it to you straight. “If you can carry a 5-pound purse everyday, you can hold 5-pound weights,” she says as …

Pete Rose

• <b>Author:</b> Kostya Kennedy<p>Pete Rose played baseball with a singular and headfirst abandon that endeared him to fans and peers, even as it riled others--a figure at once magnetic, beloved and polarizing. Rose has more base hits than anyone in history, yet he is not in the Hall of Fame. Twenty-five years …

Boys Will Be Boys

• <b>Author:</b> Jeff Pearlman<p>Boys Will Be Boys, author Jeff Pearlman's rollicking, completely unabashed account of the glory days of "America's Team"—the NFL Dallas Cowboys of the 1990s—was a New York Times bestseller in hardcover and selected by GQ as one of the Best Books of the Year. The uncensored …

The Boys of Winter

• <b>Author:</b> Wayne Coffey<p>Once upon a time, they taught us to believe. They were the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team, a blue-collar bunch led by an unconventional coach, and they engineered perhaps the greatest sports moment of the twentieth century. Their “Miracle on Ice” has become a national fairy tale, …

Sex at Dawn

• <b>Author:</b> Christopher Ryan & Cacilda Jethá<p>“Sex at Dawn challenges conventional wisdom about sex in a big way. By examining the prehistoric origins of human sexual behavior the authors are able to expose the fallacies and weaknesses of standard theories proposed by most experts. This is a provocative, …

The Disaster Artist

• <b>Author:</b> Greg Sestero<p><b>New York Times bestseller—</b><b>now a major motion picture directed by and starring James Franco!</b><p>From the actor who somehow lived through it all, a “sharply detailed…funny book about a cinematic comedy of errors” (<i>The New York Times</i>): the making of the cult film phenomenon <i>The Room</i>.<p>In …

Girl, Get Your Mind Right

• <b>Author:</b> Tionna Tee Smalls<p>Tionna Tee Smalls, star of the VH1 reality show What Chilli Wants, brings her straight up relationship expertise and no bull attitude to women everywhere in Girl, Get Your Mind Right—offering tell-it-like-it-is advice your love life has been missing. The flip side of Steve …

Love Illuminated

• <b>Author:</b> Daniel Jones<p>From the editor of the New York Times' popular "Modern Love" column, the story of love from beginning to end (or not).<p>Love. We want it. We need it. We pay it homage with songs and poems and great works of art. And when we lose it, there's no pain as intense or excruciating. For …

The Reason I Jump

• <b>Author:</b> Naoki Higashida and Others<p><b>“One of the most remarkable books I’ve ever read. It’s truly moving, eye-opening, incredibly vivid.”—Jon Stewart, The Daily Show</b><p><b>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY</b><b><br>NPR • The Wall Street Journal • Bloomberg Business • Bookish</b><p><b>FINALIST FOR THE BOOKS FOR A BETTER</b> …

Tex Mex Salad

<i>Easy Tex Mex Salad makes one super versatile dinner. The filling can be used in salad, like I’ve done here, nachos, tacos, quesadillas or …

Crazy Crust Apple Pie

This is a recipe that I found on a hand-typed recipe card (as in, it was typed on a typewriter) tucked inside of one of my grandmother’s cookbooks. I …

Letter to a Christian Nation

• <b>Author:</b> Sam Harris<p>From the new afterword by the author:<p>Humanity has had a long fascination with blood sacrifice. In fact, it has been by no means uncommon for a child to be born into this world only to be patiently and lovingly reared by religious maniacs, who believe that the best way to keep the …

The Truth About Men

• <b>Author:</b> Ian K. Smith, M.D.<p>Men don't have glass heads. What's going on in there? Do they mean what they say? And what are they <i>not</i> saying? Why does anyone in a relationship with a man have to spend so much time wondering what things "mean"? Is it good that he called instead of texting? What does it …

Good Husband, Great Marriage

• <b>Author:</b> Robert Mark Alter & Jane Alter<p>For men, and the women who love them, this is a highly controversial book on how to get - and be - a good husband. This book will appeal to the countless women who resent that their husbands never listen and that they have to nag in order to get them to do …