Costco book buyers’ picks are
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Mark Bittman’s Kitchen Express: 404 Inspired
Dishes You Can Make in 20 Minutes or Less,
by Mark Bittman. There are a lot of cookbooks out there, and it can get a little overwhelming. One cook who consistently delivers
home runs is Mark Bittman. He’s well known
for his How to Cook Everything series. Here he
provides more than 400 recipes that are no
more than a paragraph long. Taking a seasonal approach to cooking, the recipes are
equal parts sophistication and simplicity.
Brain Games and Picture Puzzles, from Publications International. These puzzle books are
a great way for kids and adults to keep their
brains active this summer. Picture Puzzles
contain color photos, and your job is to figure out the difference between different pairs.
The visual challenges start off easy and
become progressively harder. The puzzles in
Brain Games range from simple to difficult as
well, and include crosswords, acrostics, word
ladders and Sudoku, among others.
—Pennie Clark Ianiciello
GOOD AND EVIL COLLIDE
IN A DRIED OUT TEXAS TOWN
Running from an ugly past, Hack Holland takes a
job as the sheri of a broken-down border town
in southern Texas. It’s not long before Hack finds
himself running from more than his demons
when nine dead prostitutes are unearthed in the
desert and he is pitted against hired guns, sleazy
strip bar owners, and drug dealers who operate
on both sides of the law—and the border.
Simon & Schuster’s Rain Gods presents a new,
unusual protagonist in Hackberry Holland—
a protagonist readers won’t soon forget.
Hardcover on sale July 14
Hardcover on sale July 7
THE BLIND CORRUPTION
OF A SOUTHERN TOWN
As mayor, Penn Cage vowed to bring change
to his hometown of Natchez, Mississippi. In
its greed for new money the town has turned
to gambling. Five casino steamboats float in
the little town’s river, but one boat is di erent.
Rumors of blood sport swirl around the Magnolia
Queen and when Penn’s childhood friend is
murdered after attempting to bring the truth to
light, it’s up to Penn to find the men responsible.
Corruption runs deep and Penn must hunt his
powerful hidden enemy alone in Greg Iles’
The Devil’s Punchbowl, new from Scribner.
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NEW FROM THE MASTER
OF THE POLITICAL THRILLER
Navy SEAL—turned–covert operative, Scot
Harvath is dispatched to free one of the world’s
in a secret deal
that will rescue
daughter of a
But all is not
as it seems. An
enemy of the
has o ered the
give al-Qaeda a
but if he does
it could set into
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that would directly threaten the American
way of life. Harvath has no choice but to beat his
enemies at their own game in Atria’s The Apostle.