Tracking time, history, food and science
The Fire, by Katherine Neville. The long-awaited sequel to The Eight once again follows
the Montglane Service, Charlemagne’s own
chess pieces. The game is afoot as the story
moves from the Rocky Mountains to Russia,
Washington, D.C., the Mediterranean and
ultimately to Baghdad, where the service was
created more than 1,000 years ago. Neville
blends nonstop action with suspense and a
fascinating tale of intrigue and peril, filled
with interesting characters, exotic locales and
an unfailingly captivating story.
Heirloom Cooking with the Brass Sisters:
150 Recipes You Remember and Love, by
Marilyn and Sheila Brass. Heirloom Cooking
collects and skillfully updates recipes representing nearly 100 years of the best-loved and
most delicious dishes from all over North
America. Every decade and a wide variety of
ethnicities are featured here, along with lush
photos and stories behind the recipies. From
starters to desserts, the book features dishes
such as Aunt Rose’s Vegetable Beef Soup and
The Five Isabelles’ Orange Drop Cakes.
she doesn’t trust him. Stuck on the island
when bullets start flying, she has nowhere to
go when she is surrounded by a mysterious
pack of dogs. Will Jude save her or do her in?
Marilyn and Sheila Brass
We the People: The Story of Our Constitution,
by Lynne Cheney. After America won the
Revolution, its survival was still open to question. The 13 states were squabbling and there
were bills to be paid. In May 1787, delegates
from across the country gathered together in
Philadelphia and created a new framework
for governing: the Constitution of the United
States. Their efforts turned a shaky alliance
into a nation that would grow and prosper
and inspire others for all time.
tions, and including a thought-provoking
quote or poem for each day, this 160-page
book bound journal with lined pages will
become your daily companion. Write in it,
refer to it, enjoy it. Available in several styles
and colors, it even comes with a pen!
Perpetual Calendar and Journal Set, from
Publications International. Beautifully
designed with colorful photos and illustra-
Dark Summer, by Iris Johansen. Devon
Brady is a devoted veterinarian working in a
makeshift hospital at an island search-and-rescue site. When Jude Marrok arrives with
his wounded black Lab, Ned, she has no idea
what she is in for. She is drawn to Jude, but
Alive: The Human Body Book and Cosmic,
from Dorling Kindersley. Travel through
the body’s systems using a host of novelty
features—pop-ups, flaps, sound chips, acetate, pull-tabs and fiber optics—that illustrate, inform, stimulate and entertain.
Cosmic does the same thing for the entire
universe. It is a 3-D exploration and explanation of everything that’s out there.
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