Karen d'Unienville

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A New Family Favorite Thanksgiving Side Dish (Recipe: Butternut Squash Gratin)

Today’s post is going to be brief! There’s been a line-up of epic posts recently – all good things mind you, but it’s time for something short and …

People Watching

<b>People Watching</b><p>“’Police action’ at West Oakland left plenty of time for…”

Rise and Shine

<b>Rise and Shine</b><p>Delightful GIF by flar-fletched who’s also been creating some irresistible sketches on Mix!

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Splendid Landscapes Photography

The weekend is about to begin and it's time to check some super splendid photography, just for fun! I thought it would be great to share with you …

Michelle Obama, Ryan Gosling, ‘Game of Thrones’ & More Viral Videos

From Michelle Obama confronting a heckler to a Beatles-screaming toddler, see the week’s buzziest videos.<p><b>10. Toddler Screams the Beatles</b><p>Could this be …

Aoife O'Donovan: Digging Up Musical 'Fossils'

Alison Krauss recorded "Lay My Burden Down" a couple of years ago for her No. 1 country album <i>Paper Airplane</i>, but the song was written by Aoife O'Donovan. The singer, best known as the voice of the alt-bluegrass band Crooked Still, is releasing her first solo album this week.<p><i>Fossils</i> will include …

5 Bands You Should Be Listening To This Weekend

Lucky for you, we at FILTER love listening to everything and have compiled a list of bands we think you should be listening to right now!<p>May birthed some epic albums by a batch of our favorite artists, so for this installment, we're featuring those recent albums that we're <i>still</i> listening to on …

Eat your way around Madagascar

Madagascar conjures up images of leaping lemurs, primeval rainforest and idyllic shores. But few people think of the island as a gastronomic destination.<p>Madagascar was populated by waves of migrants from around the Indian Ocean, who each brought their food staples and recipes with them. …

Surfing on Easter Island

Known worldwide for the curious stone heads (<i>moai</i>) that sprout up from the earth as if they were craggy hedges, Easter Island – or Rapa Nui – is the most remotely inhabited island on the planet. Around 75,000 adventurers make the journey to this Polynesian island each year to examine these strange …

Dark Places

• <b>Author:</b> Gillian Flynn<p><b>From the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Gone Girl, and the basis for the major motion picture starring Charlize Theron</b><br>Libby Day was seven when her mother and two sisters were murdered in “The Satan Sacrifice of Kinnakee, Kansas.” She survived—and famously testified …

Six Years

• <b>Author:</b> Harlan Coben<p><b>Harlan Coben explores the dangers of obsession in this #1 New York Times bestselling masterpiece of modern suspense.</b> <br>Six years have passed since Jake Fisher watched Natalie, the love of his life, marry another man. Six years of hiding a broken heart by throwing himself into his …

Sharp Objects

• <b>Author:</b> Gillian Flynn<p><b>SOON TO BE AN HBO LIMITED SERIES STARRING AMY ADAMS</b><p><b>FROM THE #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF GONE GIRL</b><br>Fresh from a brief stay at a psych hospital, reporter Camille Preaker faces a troubling assignment: she must return to her tiny hometown to cover the murders of two …

Wonders of the World

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Wonders of the World

The Aviator's Wife

• <b>Author:</b> Melanie Benjamin<p><b>In the spirit of Loving Frank and The Paris Wife, acclaimed novelist Melanie Benjamin pulls back the curtain on the marriage of one of America’s most extraordinary couples: Charles Lindbergh and Anne Morrow Lindbergh.</b> <br>“The history [is] exhilarating. . . . <i>The Aviator’s Wife</i> …

The Round House

• <b>Author:</b> Louise Erdrich<p>National Book Award Winner<p>One Sunday in the spring of 1988, a woman living on a reservation in North Dakota is attacked. The details of the crime are slow to surface as Geraldine Coutts is traumatized and reluctant to relive or reveal what happened, either to the police or to …

The Art of Racing In the Rain

• <b>Author:</b> Garth Stein<p>Enzo knows he is different from other dogs: a philosopher with a nearly human soul (and an obsession with opposable thumbs), he has educated himself by watching television extensively, and by listening very closely to the words of his master, Denny Swift, an up-and-coming race …

The Silver Star

• <b>Author:</b> Jeannette Walls<p>From the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author of <i>The Glass Castle,</i> Jeannette Walls’ gripping new novel that "transports us with her powerful storytelling...She contemplates the extraordinary bravery needed to confront real-life demons in a world where the hardest thing to do …

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 …

The Interestings

• <b>Author:</b> Meg Wolitzer<p>“Remarkable . . . With this book [Wolitzer] has surpassed herself.”—The New York Times Book Review "A victory . . . The Interestings secures Wolitzer's place among the best novelists of her generation. . . . She's every bit as literary as Franzen or Eugenides. But the very human …

The Last Queen

• <b>Author:</b> C. W. Gortner<p>BONUS: This edition contains an excerpt from C. W. Gortner's <i>The Queen's Vow.</i><p>Juana of Castile, the last queen of Spanish blood to inherit her country’s throne, has been for centuries an enigmatic figure shrouded in lurid myth. Was she the bereft widow of legend who was driven …

The Burgess Boys

• <b>Author:</b> Elizabeth Strout<p><b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER</b> • <b>Includes Elizabeth Strout’s never-before-published essay about the origins of The Burgess Boys</b><b><br>NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY</b> <b><br>The Washington Post • NPR • Good Housekeeping</b><p>Elizabeth Strout “animates the ordinary with an astonishing force,” …

Red Sparrow

• <b>Author:</b> Jason Matthews<p><b>Now a major motion picture starring Jennifer Lawrence and Joel Edgerton!</b><p>From the <i>New York Times</i> bestselling author and veteran CIA officer Jason Matthews comes the electrifying modern spy thriller <i>Red Sparrow.</i><p>In contemporary Russia, state intelligence officer Dominika Egorova …

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 …

Me Before You

• <b>Author:</b> Jojo Moyes<p><b>Look out for Jojo’s new book, Still Me, the next book featuring Louisa Clark from Me Before You and After You, coming soon!</b><p>They had nothing in common until love gave them everything to lose . . .<p>Louisa Clark is an ordinary girl living an exceedingly ordinary life—steady boyfriend, …