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Category Archives: News Tidbits

Not Friends
Not Friends

“Many children’s books deal with the occasional conflict between friends, but this is a fresh, lively addition to the pack. From the spotted end pages on, we are up close and personal in Giraffe’s and Bird’s world, which is full … Continue reading

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Everything you believe about how to lose weight is wrong….
Everything you believe about how to lose weight is wrong….

Weight gain and obesity are driven by hormones—in everyone—and only by understanding the effects of insulin and insulin resistance can we achieve lasting weight loss. “Not only full of insights but also surprisingly funny. Read it to understand why the … Continue reading

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The Authoritative Depiction of a Country Struggling to Make Sense of Itself…
The Authoritative Depiction of a Country Struggling to Make Sense of Itself…

This is a firsthand account of the events that shaped the 2016 presidential election and the cultural forces that divided both parties and powered Donald Trump into the White House. Featuring in-the-field reports as well as deep analysis, Sexton’s book is … Continue reading

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We kiss them with rain……
We kiss them with rain……

The terrible thing that steals 14-year-old Mvelo’s song leads to startling revelations and a hopeful outcome. This is a great book club read. We Kiss Them With Rain explores both humor and tragedy in this modern-day fairytale set in a … Continue reading

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Mabanckou’s wacky, vibrant Black Moses….
Mabanckou’s wacky, vibrant Black Moses….

    The reviews and praise keeps coming   “One of the most compelling books you’ll read in any language this year.” —Rolling Stone   “[Black Moses] rings with a beautiful poetry”—Wall Street Journal   “Vivid and funny”—New York Magazine … Continue reading

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People LOVE Eve Babitz!
People LOVE Eve Babitz!

A must read, we will be hearing a lot about this book in the next few months.                Belletrist July Book Pick             Entertainment Weekly “Must List” The popular rediscovery of Eve Babitz continues with this very special reissue of … Continue reading

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A new book features fishing tales and recipes from acclaimed chefs….
A new book features fishing tales and recipes from acclaimed chefs….

  I am very excited to share that Chef John Besh of  REEL MASTERS is going to be featured on The Today Show – 9/12/17.  He will be doing two cooking demos with Kathie Lee & Hoda.  The cooking segments will be at  … Continue reading

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I Me Mine – George Harrison
I Me Mine – George Harrison

    This beautiful book includes lyrics to 141 George Harrison songs, with written lyrics as well as Harrison’s uniquely intimate and humorous commentary. This is for every Beatle fan, especially those that favored George Harrison.  It is the closest we will … Continue reading

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No Is Not Enough
No Is Not Enough

  The toolkit to help understand how we arrived at this surreal political moment. “Naomi Klein is one of the few revolutionary public intellectuals of great integrity and vision. This new book confirms her crucial relevance and essential pertinence.” —Cornel … Continue reading

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A Testament To The Power of Second Chances…….
A Testament To The Power of Second Chances…….

Review Quotes: Praise for Becoming Ms. Burton “Susan Burton is an angel among us. Her journey is a story of courage, compassion, and conviction. At turns harrowing and inspiring, Becoming Ms. Burton provides a valuable new perspective on the consequences … Continue reading

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