LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE Jon is 59 and divorced: a senior civil servant in Westminster who hates many of his colleagues and loathes his work, he is a good man in a bad world. Meg is a bankrupt accountant - two words you don´t want in the same sentence, or anywhere near your CV. Living on Telegraph Hill, she can see London unfurl below her. Somewhere out there is safety. As Jon and Meg navigate the sweet and serious heart of London - passing through 24 hours that will change them both for ever - they tell a very unusual, unbearably moving love story.
The gripping conclusion to the critically acclaimed New York Times, USA Today, and Publishers Weekly bestselling Gemma Doyle trilogy, an exhilarating and haunting saga from the author of The Diviners series and Going Bovine. It has been a year of change since Gemma Doyle arrived at the foreboding Spence Academy. Her mother murdered, her father alaudanum addict, Gemma has relied on an unsuspected strength and has discovered an ability to travel to an enchanted world called the realms, where dark magic runs wild. Despite certain peril, Gemma has bound the magic to herself and forged unlikely new alliances. Now, as Gemma approaches her London debut, the time has come to test these bonds. The Order-the mysterious group her mother was once part of-is grappling for control of the realms, as is the Rakshana. Spence´s burned East Wing is being rebuilt, but why now? Gemma and her friends see Pippa, but she is not the same. And their friendship faces its gravest trial as Gemma must decide once and for all what role she is meant for. ´´A rare treat . . . beautifully crafted´´ --People ´´A huge work of massive ambition.´´ -Publishers Weekly, Starred Review A Publishers Weekly Best Book of the Year A #1 Book Sense Bestseller A New York Times Bestseller A Publishers Weekly Bestseller A USA Today Bestseller A 2008 New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age CCBC Choice (Cooperative Children´s Book Center at the University of Wisconsin-Madison)
A collection of recipes for Asian-inspired dishes from the popular Boston restaurant, including such options as sweet potato and Chinese sausage fritters, ginger-sesame waffles, chicken and rapini stir-fry, and Asian pizza.
The usual advice for coping with pain and suffering is to sweeten it up, smooth it over, take a pill. But distraction only makes you miss opportunities for happiness - when the courage to live in the present can bring clarity, and even spiritual change ...
Annabelle Lawson inherits a multi-million-dollar company in serious financial trouble. Will a business merger with a foreign family solve her company´s problem? Annabelle must decide whether to change her life as she knows it or allow her company to fall into financial ruin. A standalone story that introduces new characters into the Cupid´s Kiss world of sweet wholesome romance.
The author of the Chocoverse science fiction series brings you an out-of-this world delicious cookbook. Chocolate Gingerbread. Chicken Satay with White Chocolate Peanut Sauce. Dark Chocolate Mushroom Arancini. Maybe you didn´t realize these things were missing from your life, but sampling them might change the way you think about chocolate. Chocolate can be earthy, bitter, nutty, subtle or sweet, and There are Herbs in My Chocolate (revised and expanded version) uses everything from cocoa butter and white chocolate to chocolate infused balsamic vinegar to explore the range of tastes that can come from the seeds of a single tree. The herbs involved may be fresh from the garden, dried, or infused into herbal liqueurs. Learn how to work with chocolate. Make herbal syrups, sauces, pastes and candied herbs. Infuse herbs into ice cream, confections, breads and pastries. These meticulously tested recipes, featuring detailed full-color photographs, will take you on global culinary adventures. This cookbook updates and fuses traditional ingredient combinations. The Royers, featured columnists for DavesGarden.com, have lectured in a number of US States and in the Caribbean. Amber has taught cooking classes for the past decade for The University of Texas at Arlington. Approximagely 200 pages
A Goop Book Club Pick A new twist on keto: The fat-burning power of ketogenic eating meets the clean green benefits of a plant-centric plate The keto craze is just getting warmed up. The ketogenic diet kick-starts your body´s metabolism so it burns fat, instead of sugar, as its primary fuel. But most ketogenic plans are meat- and dairy-heavy, creating a host of other problems, especially for those who prefer plants at the center of the plate. Dr. Will Cole comes to the rescue with Ketotarian, which has all the fat-burning benefits without the antibiotics and hormones that are packed into most keto diets. First developed for individuals suffering from seizures, keto diets have been shown to reduce inflammation and lower the risk of many chronic health problems including Alzheimer´s and some cancers. Adding a plant-based twist, Ketotarian includes more than 75 recipes that are vegetarian, vegan, or pescatarian, offering a range of delicious and healthy choices for achieving weight loss, renewed health, robust energy, and better brain function. Packed with expert tips, tricks, and advice for going--and staying--Ketotarian, including managing macronutrients, balancing electrolytes, and finding your carb sweet spot, this best-of-both-worlds program is a game-changer for anyone who wants to tame inflammation and achieve peak physical and mental performance. Let the Ketotarian revolution begin!
´The best Norwegian novel ever´ Karl Ove Knausgaard Mattis doesn´t understand much about the world. He doesn´t understand why others call him simple. Or why his sister Hege, who has cared for him in their peaceful lakeside cottage since they were young, gets so frustrated. But he knows that the woodcock which starts to fly over their house every day is a sign something is about to change. And when Hege falls in love, disrupting their familiar existence and unbalancing his thoughts, he decides he must face his fate. Translated by Torbjørn Støverud and Michael Barnes ´A masterpiece´ Literary Review ´Mattis, absurd and boastful, but also sweet, pathetic and even funny, is shown with great insight´ Sunday Times
100% of Last Week Tonight ´s proceeds will be donated to The Trevor Project and AIDS United. HBO´s Emmy-winning Last Week Tonight with John Oliver presents a children´s picture book about a Very Special boy bunny who falls in love with another boy bunny. Meet Marlon Bundo, a lonely bunny who lives with his Grampa, Mike Pence - the Vice President of the United States. But on this Very Special Day, Marlon´s life is about to change forever... With its message of tolerance and advocacy, this charming bunny book for kids explores issues of same sex marriage and democracy. Sweet, funny, and beautifully illustrated, this better Bundo book is dedicated to every bunny who has ever felt different.