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10 Best Thrillers to Read

Are you into thrillers? (They’re definitely having a moment.) One of the most white-knuckle books I read recently was Tana French’s crime novel The …

The best recent thrillers – review roundup

The Legacy by Yrsa Sigurðardóttir, Agents of the State by Mike Nicol, The Chalk Pit by Elly Griffiths, Right Behind You by Lisa Gardner, Written in Bones by James Oswald, Born Bad by Marnie Riches, The Pledge by Friedrich Dürrenmatt<p>There may be several pretenders to her crown, but Yrsa …

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The Best and Latest in Crime Fiction

Hath not a serial killer eyes? Hath not a serial killer hands, organs, dimensions, senses, affections, passions? If you prick him, does he not bleed? If you tickle him, does he not laugh? Well, let’s see what the wife of a serial killer has to say about that in JoAnn Chaney’s <b>WHAT YOU DON’T KNOW</b> …

Crime

Bourbon Drinks We Love: Cherry Old Fashioned Smash

Fresh, seasonal fruits and summer simply go hand-in-hand. Some fruits we take for granted all year long and many we can find out of season most of …

The 10 Best Martini Recipes of All Time

Despite being one of the most recognizable cocktails in existence, the history of the Martini is far from simple. Believe it or not, no one knows who …

It’s Time You Finally Learned How To Make Real Eggnog

It’s that time of year again, when grocery store shelves make room for the most controversial of all seasonal arrivals: eggnog. When it comes this yolky, spicy, satiny drink, there isn’t much middle ground. Some people are appalled by the richness, while others (myself included) can’t get enough of …

An Unkindness of Ravens

• <b>Author:</b> Ruth Rendell<p><b>Edgar Award Finalist: In this “mystery of the highest order,” a cheating husband vanishes and the women of Sussex aren’t giving up their secrets (The New Yorker).</b> <br>For London’s Chief Inspector Reg Wexford, it wasn’t an official call. He was just being neighborly when he agreed to …

Our 8 Super-Simple Recipes You're Loving on Pinterest

Minute steak, better-than-French-toast, and more classics simple enough to memorize<p>Breakfast cinnamon French toast, steamed pork buns, nachos, and …

Order to Kill

• <b>Author:</b> Vince Flynn & Kyle Mills<p>In the next thrilling novel in the #1 <i>New York Times</i> bestselling Mitch Rapp series, the anti-terrorism operative heads to Pakistan to confront a mortal threat he may not be prepared for. In fact, this time he might have met his match.<p>Mitch Rapp is used to winning.<p>But …

Over

• <b>Author:</b> Stacy Claflin<p>Persist. Escape. Survive.<p>Macy has faced horrors worse than she ever imagined at the hands of her kidnapper, Chester Woodran. She's played the part of the daughter he sought to replace. It's becoming more and more apparent that her only chance to survive may involve a risky …

Hunted

• <b>Author:</b> Mark Hewitt<p>The Zodiac serial killer claimed the lives of at least five young victims between 1966 and 1974, and mocked the police with telephone calls, taunting letters, and encrypted messages. Thousands of men have been accused; nearly 2,500 have been investigated. Yet the Zodiac has never …

Every Fifteen Minutes

• <b>Author:</b> Lisa Scottoline<p>Dr. Eric Parrish is the Chief of the Psychiatric Unit at Havemeyer General Hospital outside of Philadelphia. Recently separated from his wife Alice, he is doing his best as a single Dad to his seven-year-old daughter Hannah. His work seems to be going better than his home …

Tom Clancy Commander in Chief

• <b>Author:</b> Mark Greaney<p><b>This electrifying thriller in the #1 New York Times bestselling series has President Jack Ryan and his allies facing a treacherous foe threatening to unleash chaos around the globe...</b><br>When Russian President Valeri Volodin’s ambitions are foiled in Dagestan, he faces a difficult …

The Drifter

• <b>Author:</b> Nick Petrie<p><b>“Lots of characters get compared to my own Jack Reacher, but Petrie’s Peter Ash is the real deal.”—Lee Child</b><p>Peter Ash came home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan with only one souvenir: what he calls his “white static,” the buzzing claustrophobia due to post-traumatic stress …

The Pound a Day Diet

• <b>Author:</b> Rocco DiSpirito<p>THE POUND A DAY DIET is an accelerated program designed to help dieters lose up to five pounds every five days-- without frustrating plateaus-- while enjoying all their favorite foods. It rewrites every carb/fat/calorie rule in the book! This delicious, easy-to-use, plan is …

No Man's Land

• <b>Author:</b> David Baldacci<p>Special Agent John Puller, combat veteran and the army's most tenacious investigator, is back in this action-packed thriller from worldwide #1 bestselling author David Baldacci.<p>Two men. Thirty years.<p>John Puller's mother, Jackie, vanished thirty years ago from Fort Monroe, …

Chaos

• <b>Author:</b> Patricia Cornwell<p>#1 New York Times bestselling author Patricia Cornwell returns with the remarkable twenty-fourth thriller in her popular high-stakes series starring medical examiner Dr. Kay Scarpetta.<p>In the quiet of twilight, on an early autumn day, twenty-six-year-old Elisa Vandersteel is …

Pizza Dough

In the bowl of a standing electric mixer fitted with a dough hook, combine the yeast, sugar, and warm water; stir gently to dissolve. Let the mixture …

Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking

• <b>Author:</b> Marcella Hazan<p><b>A timeless Mother's Day gift: The most important, consulted, and enjoyed Italian cookbook of all time, from the woman whointroduced Americans to a whole new world of Italian food.</b><p><i>Essentials of Italian Cooking</i> is a culinary bible for anyone looking to master the art of Italian …

A Chocolate Museum Is Opening In NYC

Legendary chocolatier <b>Jacques Torres</b> will soon be opening a museum dedicated to all things chocolate. <b>Choco-Story New York, The Chocolate Museum</b> <b>and</b> <b>Experience with Jacques Torres</b> will be a permanent fixture of the Jacques Torres chocolate shop that’s been at 350 Hudson St. for a while now. No details …

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Changing the Game: Study Reaffirms the Massive Impact Netflix is Having on Pay TV

The term “game-changer” isn’t always a meaningless buzzword, despite its overuse across every corner of the technology industry. There are, in fact, …

The new Apple TV will blow up the TV industry

Apple finally released an update to the Apple TV.<p>And, at the risk of being hyperbolic, it has the potential to change everything about the TV industry.<p>The new Apple TV will be more powerful, feature a better remote, and open itself up to apps from third-party developers.<p>If developers take to the …

Video Discovery Still Sucks

Our favorite cliche is inching closer to reality: we can <i>almost</i> watch <b>whatever</b> we want, <b>whenever</b> we want, <b>wherever</b> we want.<p>Over the last several years …

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