- Fireside Feasts and Snow Day Treats: Indulgent comfort food recipes for winter eating
When the weather turns cold, what could be better than sitting by the fire and enjoying home-cooked food with family and friends. From comforting casseroles and bakes to seasonal snacks and warming drinks – this is the ideal cook’s companion for the winter months.
- The Healing Soup Cookbook: Hearty Recipes to Boost Immunity and Restore Health
Warm your heart, nourish your body―the healing power of soup. Move over apples―it’s a bowl of soup a day that can really keep the doctor away. The Healing Soup Cookbook is your complete guide to discovering the health (and flavor) benefits that a bowl of hearty, nourishing soup can bring to your life.
- New England Soup Factory Cookbook: More Than 100 Recipes from the Nation’s Best Purveyor of Fine Soup
The New England Soup Factory restaurant has won the Best of Boston award four times. People skip school to eat their soups. A pregnant in labor stopped by the restaurant on the way to the hospital to satisfy a last-minute craving. New England Soup Factory soups are like no other soups. And now you can recreate these delicious soups in your own home. The New England Soup Factory Cookbook contains 100 of Boston’s best-tasting traditional and creative soup recipes.
- The Good Food: A Cookbook of Soups, Stews, and Pastas
Drawing on the diverse cooking traditions of the Americas, Italy, France, India, Morocco, and the Middle East, Daniel Halpern and Julie Strand bring together almost two hundred recipes, including not only the quintessential examples of each cuisine, but also unusual dishes that provide surprising gastronomic rewards.
- The Pasta Friday Cookbook: Let’s Eat Together
Pasta Friday is a weekly pasta tradition that turns neighbors into friends, and friends into family. Restaurateur and food writer Allison Arevalo shows you how to start your own tradition by cooking comforting, delicious pasta dishes to feed your family on a busy weeknight, or for a crowd on the weekend.
If you’re looking for some spooky Halloween themed books to read this October, you’ve come to the right place! These books will be sure to send a delightful tingle up your spines and get your in the Halloween spirit!
Pete the Cat: Trick or Pete
by James Dean (Author, Illustrator)
Pete the cat is back, mostly for the candy and not so much for the scary surprises. Follow Pete on his trick or treating journey as he discovers what is waiting behind each new door. Each page in this book offers something new and hauntingly fun!
It’s time for a Halloween party and Little Blue Truck is on his way to pick up all of his animal friends for a costume party they are sure to remember. Discover what each animal’s costume will be while enjoying rhymes that will delight and engage you for hours.
by Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffle
Disaster happens as a witch is flying merrily on her broom! First she loses her hat, then her bow, and finally her wand! Watch as 3 animal friends help the witch to recover her lost items in exchange for a ride on the broom. But wait! A hungry dragon is lurking. Could it be a disaster or will these lovely characters save the day?
by Caralyn M. Buehner and Mark E. Buehner | Aug 20, 2019
What do snowmen do when no one is watching? One pair of kids is about to find out! Before trick or treating a group of friends make snowmen and head off to enjoy the spooky festivities only to discover the snowmen are gone when they return! Don’t worry, they’ve left a very special message behind for their human friends.
by Sonali Fry and Sanja Rescek | Aug 5, 2014
The even more Halloween themed twist on the famous Itsy Bitsy Spider rhyme is all about a small pumpkin just trying to find his way back home. With a little help from a friendly witch, he is well on his way back to the safety of his porch!
by Linda D. Williams and Megan Lloyd | Jul 23, 2019
The little old lady thought she wasn’t afraid of anything suddenly got the scare of her life while walking in the woods one night. This quirky, fun story is best read aloud and is sure to please readers of all ages.
by Becky Wilson, Parragon Books, et al. | Sep 12, 2018
Press all of the buttons in the haunted house to explore the creepy sounds of Halloween! From witches cackling to bats flapping, and bones rattling, this story will surely get you in the mood for Halloween!
by Kevin Purdy | Apr 19, 2017
Worse than scrooge, this grumpy old man hates Halloween! Watch how this crotchety man sees the errors of his ways after visits from ghosts reveal the misery he has caused! Everyone will thoroughly love this Halloween version of the great Charles Dickens classic.
by J. Elizabeth Mills and Ben Mantle | Jul 1, 2010
A haunting version of the classic Wheels on the Bus song, this Halloween twist will have kids singing along in no time. Count from one up to 10 to see all of the goofy ghosts and passengers this bus picks up along the way.
Edita Kaye presents her recommendations for spring gardening books! Now that the weather is improving, it’s the perfect time to start preparing your garden for fruits, vegetables, herbs, and teas. Below are Edita’s personal recommendations for books to get started.
Children’s Writer’s & Illustrator’s Market 2016 by Chuck Sambuchino
If you write or illustrate for young readers with the hope of getting published, Children’s Writer’s & Illustrator’s Market 2016 is the trusted resource you need. Now in its 28th edition, CWIM is the definitive publishing guide for anyone who seeks to write or illustrate for kids and young adults. Inside you’ll find more than 500 listings for children’s book markets (publishers, agents, magazines, and more)–including a point of contact, how to properly submit your work, and what categories each market accepts.
By The Book: Writers on Literature and the Literary Life from The New York Times Book Review by Pamela Paul
Sixty-five of the world’s leading writers open up about the books and authors that have meant the most to them. By the Book contains the full uncut interviews, offering a range of experiences and observations that deepens readers’ understanding of the literary sensibility and the writing process
Writer’s Market 2016: The Most Trusted Guide to Getting Published by Robert Lee Brewer
Want to get published and paid for your writing? Let Writer’s Market 2016 guide you through the process with thousands of publishing opportunities for writers, including listings for book publishers, consumer and trade magazines, contests and awards, and literary agents. These listings include contact and submission information to help writers get their work published.
Guide to Literary Agents 2016 by Chuck Sambuchino
No matter what you’re writing–fiction or nonfiction, books for adults or children–you need a literary agent to get the best book deal possible from a traditional publisher. Guide to Literary Agents 2016 is your essential resource for finding that literary agent and getting your book bought by the country’s top publishers. Along with listing information for more than 1,000 literary agents who represent writers and their books, this new, updated edition of GLA
The Christian Writer’s Market Guide 2015-2016 by Jerry B. Jenkins
For more than 25 years, The Christian Writer’s Market Guide has been the most comprehensive and highly recommended resource available for Christian writers, agents, editors, publishers, publicists, and writing teachers.
Wherever an author is at on the spectrum of writing—from beginner to seasoned professional—this book will help them find what they are looking for.
The Only Grammar Book You’ll Ever Need: A One Stop Source for Every Writing Assignment by Home Comforts
The Only Grammar Book You’ll Ever Need is the ideal resource for everyone who wants to produce writing that is clear, concise, and grammatically excellent. Whether you’re creating perfect professional documents, spectacular school papers, or effective personal letters, you’ll find this handbook indispensable. From word choice to punctuation to organization, English teacher Susan Thurman guides you through getting your thoughts on paper with polish.
Clear Rules, Real-World Examples and Reproducible Quizzes by Jane Straus
The Blue Book of Grammar and Punctuation is a concise, entertaining workbook and guide to English grammar, punctuation, and usage. This user-friendly resource includes simple explanations of grammar, punctuation, and usage; scores of helpful examples; dozens of reproducible worksheets; and pre- and post-tests to help teach grammar to students of all ages.
You Are A Writer (So Start Acting Like One) by Jeff Goins
Becoming a writer begins with a simple but important belief: You are a writer; you just need to write. In You Are a Writer, Jeff Goins shares his own story of self-doubt and what it took for him to become a professional writer. He gives you practical steps to improve your writing, get published in magazines, and build a platform that puts you in charge. This book is about what it takes to be a writer in the 21st Century.