The Science of Good Cooking (Cook's Illustrated Cookbooks) by Cook's Illustrated $18.83
THE REVOLUTIONARY BOOK THATBRINGS SCIENCE TO THE STOVEGreat cooks seem to operate on intuition. Watch one at work and you might think he or she must have a sixth sense that switches on in the kitchen. But great cooks aren t psychic. They simply understand the fundamental principles of cooking the unspoken rules that guide their every move in the kitchen. What s behind these principles? Science.At...

The Make Ahead Cook by Cook's Illustrated $13.48
Everyone knows the benefits of home cooking--tastier, healthier meals and significant savings. But some nights there's just no time to make dinner from scratch, and it can seem as though the only solution is to reach for a takeout menu. Now America's Test Kitchen has a better answer: The Make-Ahead Cook. This new cookbook reinvents make-ahead cooking so that you can cook when you want and still...

An Abundance of Katherines by Speak $4.65
From the #1 bestselling author of The Fault in Our Stars Michael L. Printz Honor Book Los Angeles Times Book Prize Finalist When it comes to relationships, Colin Singleton’s type is girls named Katherine. And when it comes to girls named Katherine, Colin is always getting dumped. Nineteen times, to be exact. On a road trip miles from home, this anagram-happy, washed-up child prodigy has ten...

Killing Lincoln/Killing Kennedy Boxed Set by Henry Holt and Co. $20.99
The ultimate collection of history that reads like a thriller from mega-bestselling author, Bill O'Reilly Millions of readers have discovered the thrill of history come to life in the instant bestsellers, Killing Lincoln and Killing Kennedy, from New York Times bestselling author and anchor of The O'Reilly Factor, Bill O'Reilly. Now you can experience both of the vivid and remarkable accounts of...

Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt: The Complete History of Presidential Drinking by Regnery History $13.51
Stroll through our country’s memorable moments—from George Washington at Mount Vernon to the days of Prohibition, from impeachment hearings to nuclear weapons negotiations—and discover the role that alcohol played in all of them with Mark Will-Weber’s Mint Juleps with Teddy Roosevelt: The Complete History of Presidential Drinking.As America transformed from fledgling nation to world power,...

Bouchon Bakery by Artisan $20.78
Winner, IACP Cookbook Award for Food Photography & Styling (2013) Baked goods that are marvels of ingenuity and simplicity from the famed Bouchon BakeryThe tastes of childhood have always been a touchstone for Thomas Keller, and in this dazzling amalgam of American and French baked goods, you'll find recipes for the beloved TKOs and Oh Ohs (Keller's takes on Oreos and Hostess's Ho Hos) and all...

I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Ballantine Books $1.91
Here is a book as joyous and painful, as mysterious and memorable, as childhood itself. I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings captures the longing of lonely children, the brute insult of bigotry, and the wonder of words that can make the world right. Maya Angelou’s debut memoir is a modern American classic beloved worldwide.   Sent by their mother to live with their devout, self-sufficient...

Ad Hoc at Home by Artisan $21.12
Thomas Keller shares family-style recipes that you can make any or every day. In the book every home cook has been waiting for, the revered Thomas Keller turns his imagination to the American comfort foods closest to his heart—flaky biscuits, chicken pot pies, New England clam bakes, and cherry pies so delicious and redolent of childhood that they give Proust's madeleines a run for their money....

When I Found You by Lake Union Publishing $7.38
While duck hunting one morning, childless, middle-aged Nathan McCann finds a newborn abandoned in the woods. To his shock, the child—wrapped in a sweater and wearing a tiny knitted hat—is still alive. To his wife’s shock, Nathan wants to adopt the boy…but the child’s grandmother steps in. Nathan makes her promise, however, that one day she’ll bring the boy to meet him so he can...

A Plump And Perky Turkey by Two Lions $5.48
Turkeys around Squawk Valley just don't jump into pots anymore—they are way too smart for that. So the townspeople hatch a clever plan. They host a turkey-themed arts and crafts fair and lure a vain bird into town by advertising for an artist's model. Peter the Turkey, proud of his well-stuffed form, takes the bait but doesn't fall for the trap.