This Calls for Drink!
by Diane McMartin
FOOD & DRINK
A one-of-a-kind wine and beer pairing guide for when you need it most: all the different milestones, holidays, and other occasions that call for a drink. From blind dates to binge-watching to big birthdays, sommelier Diane McMartin has hundreds of beverage recommendations for dating, work, music festivals, weddings, baby showers, and more.
A Kiss from Maddalena
It is 1943, and Santa Cecilia has become a village of women. All the young men are away at war, except for Vito Leone, his best friend, and the shopkeeper’s son. When Vito falls in love with Maddalena Picinelli, the shy and beautiful daughter of the town’s most powerful family, a few obstacles appear in his path. But Vito is determined to win Maddalena’s hand even though she has three older sisters who must be married off first. In the spirit of Corelli’s Mandolin and Chocolat, A Kiss From Maddalena is a captivating novel that celebrates the beauty of life and the passions of youth.
by Mike Bubel, Nancy Bubel
DO IT YOURSELF
Stretch the resources of your small backyard garden further than ever before, without devoting hundreds of hours to canning! This informative and inspiring guide shows you not only how to construct your own root cellar, but how to best use the earth’s naturally cool, stable temperature as an energy-saving way to store nearly 100 varieties of perishable fruits and vegetables.
Bringing Nature Home
by Douglas W. Tallamy
As development and subsequent habitat destruction accelerate, there are increasing pressures on wildlife populations. In many parts of the world, habitat destruction has been so extensive that local wildlife is in crisis and may be headed toward extinction. But there is an important and simple step toward reversing this alarming trend: Everyone with access to a patch of earth can make a significant contribution toward sustaining biodiversity. In many parts of the world, habitat destruction has been so extensive that local wildlife is in crisis and may be headed toward extinction. Bringing Nature Home has sparked a national conversation about the link between healthy local ecosystems and human well-being. By acting on Douglas Tallamy’s practical recommendations, everyone can make a difference.