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The Ultimate Bar Book: The Comprehensive Guide to Over 1,000 Cocktails
Ultimate Bar Book is the first and only guide to classic and new drink recipes. Loaded with essential-to-know topics such as barware, tools, and mixing tips, this book has it all. As a mistress of mixology, the author has the classics down to a Tthe Martini, the Bloody Mary, plus the many variations (the Dirty Martini, the Virgin Mary). And then there are all the creative new elixirs the author brings to the table, like the Tasmanian Twister ...
Real Cocktails: Classic and Contemporary Mixed Drinks for the Real Foodie
Archangel Ink, 2014
Sleek, Sophisticated, and perhaps even Healthy? One week we hear of studies championing the health benefits of alcohol consumption. The next week we hear the opposite. What if the “mixed” reviews on the health attributes of alcohol had more to do with the peculiar ingredients, additives, chemicals, and artificial colors and flavors than the alcohol itself? What if a relaxing drink made at home with fresh, wholesome ingredients really could ...
Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet: A Novel
Ballantine Books, 2009
BONUS: This edition contains a Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet discussion guide and an excerpt from Jamie Ford's Songs of Willow Frost. "Sentimental, heartfelt….the exploration of Henry’s changing relationship with his family and with Keiko will keep most readers turning pages...A timely debut that not only reminds readers of a shameful episode in American history, but cautions us to examine the present and take heed we ...
Bitter Winds (Tales of the Scavenger's Daughters Book 3)
Lake Union Publishing, 2014
The third book of the Tales of the Scavenger’s Daughters series, Bitter Winds continues the saga of Chinese couple Benfu and Calli, and the abandoned young women in their care. Since the night her sister was almost burned alive in a fire and they were taken from their mother, Ivy has been the self-appointed guardian and guide to her blind twin, Lily. When Lily is snatched away and put behind locked doors, Ivy will do whatever it takes to get ...
The Gift of Fear and Other Survival Signals that Protect Us From Violence
Gavin de Becker
True fear is a gift. Unwarranted fear is a curse. Learn how to tell the difference. A date won't take "no" for an answer. The new nanny gives a mother an uneasy feeling. A stranger in a deserted parking lot offers unsolicited help. The threat of violence surrounds us every day. But we can protect ourselves, by learning to trust—and act on—our gut instincts. In this empowering book, Gavin de Becker, the man Oprah Winfrey calls the ...
DON'T MESS WITH YOUR SUGAR, HONEY: DIABETES SECRETS FOR BEGINNERS AND VETERANS (SWEET PEOPLE, BITTER MISTAKES ...
This particular book is a must-have book for each and every diabetic, regardless of age, gender, years with diabetes, type of diabetes and kind of therapy. That's because if you are diabetic, you must belong to one of the three groups: 1. You are a rookie in the "diabetes business" – in that case, this book is going to supply you with a bird's-eye-view of the disease. It also dives into the most intriguing issues in diabetes, such as: the ...
The Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
Erik Larson—author of #1 bestseller In the Garden of Beasts —intertwines the true tale of the 1893 World's Fair and the cunning serial killer who used the fair to lure his victims to their death. Combining meticulous research with nail-biting storytelling, Erik Larson has crafted a narrative with all the wonder of newly discovered history and the thrills of the best fiction.
Bitter Crossing (A Peyton Cote Novel)
MIDNIGHT INK, 2014
Having spent the last seven years in Texas, Border Patrol Agent Peyton Cote is returning home to northern Maine, hoping it will be a safer environment for her young son. But the criminal element has turned what was once a quiet corner of the country into an illicit trade route . . . and there’s no telling what they’ll do to protect their interests. When Peyton finds a baby abandoned in a frozen field near the border, she’s pulled into a ...
Bitter Revenge: When the Hunter Becomes the Hunted, (A Medical Thriller) (A Steele Russell Adventure)
Telemachus Press, LLC, 2013
How Can One Decision Change Your Life Forever? Heart surgeon, Dr. Robert Carlson's thrilling medical mystery will reveal how your life can quickly change. What Would You Do If Someone Blackmailed You Into Committing Murder? In this crime thriller, seminary student, Vincent has been forced into a desperate position after a sinister secret is exposed and his only way out is to commit murder.par This international killing spree spreads ...
Bittersweet: A Novel
Suspenseful and cinematic, Bittersweet exposes the gothic underbelly of an idyllic world of privilege and an outsider’s hunger to belong. On scholarship at a prestigious East Coast college, ordinary Mabel Dagmar is surprised to befriend her roommate, the beautiful, wild, blue-blooded Genevra Winslow. Ev invites Mabel to spend the summer at Bittersweet, her cottage on the Vermont estate where her family has been holding court for ...
The Traveler's Gift: Seven Decisions that Determine Personal Success
“ The Traveler’s Gift effectively combines self-help with fiction . . . sustaining momentum while simultaneously passing on instructions for positive thinking . . . an exemplary job at providing positive suggestions for overcoming life’s obstacles.” - Publishers Weekly “Andy Andrews will challenge you to reach your fullest potential.” - J ohn C. Maxwell , Founder, The INJOYTM Group “ The ...
How Full Is Your Bucket?
Ph.D. Donald O. Clifton
How did you feel after your last interaction with another person? Did that person -- your spouse, best friend, coworker, or even a stranger -- "fill your bucket" by making you feel more positive? Or did that person "dip from your bucket," leaving you more negative than before? The #1 New York Times and #1 BusinessWeek bestseller, How Full Is Your Bucket? reveals how even the briefest interactions affect your relationships, ...
Eat, Pray, Love: One Woman's Search for Everything Across Italy, India and Indonesia
A transformational journey through Italy, India, and Bali searching for pleasure and devotionthe massive bestseller from the author of The Signature of All Things This beautifully written, heartfelt memoir touched a nerve among both readers and reviewers. Elizabeth Gilbert tells how she made the difficult choice to leave behind all the trappings of modern American success (marriage, house in the country, career) and find, instead, ...
HarperCollins e-books, 2009
A stained legal career spent defending mob enforcers, two-bit hoods, and other dregs of humanity has left Philadelphia lawyer Victor Carl jaded and resentful -- until a new client appears to offer him an escape and a big payday. Caroline Shaw, the desperate scion of a prominent Main Line dynasty, wants him to prove that her sister Jacqueline's recent suicide was, in fact, murder before Caroline suffers a similar fate. It is a case that propels ...
The Norton Anthology of Poetry, Shorter Fifth Edition
W. W. Norton & Company
Offering over one thousand years of verse from the medieval period to the present, The Norton Anthology of Poetry is the classroom standard for the study of poetry in English. The Fifth Edition retains the flexibility and breadth of selection that has defined this classic anthology, while improved and expanded editorial apparatus make it an even more useful teaching tool.
The PDT Cocktail Book: The Complete Bartender's Guide from the Celebrated Speakeasy
Beautifully illustrated, beautifully designed, and beautifully crafted--just like its namesake--this is the ultimate bar book by NYC's most meticulous bartender. To say that PDT is a unique bar is an understatement. It recalls the era of hidden Prohibition speakeasies: to gain access, you walk into a raucous hot dog stand, step into a phone booth, and get permission to enter the serene cocktail lounge. Now, Jim Meehan, PDT's innovative ...
Bitter Blood: A True Story of Southern Family Pride, Madness, and Multiple Murder
Diversion Books, 2014
The terrifying #1 New York Times bestseller about the unbreakable ties of blood The first bodies found were those of a feisty millionaire widow and her daughter in their posh Louisville, Kentucky, home. Months later, another wealthy widow and her prominent son and daughter-in-law were found savagely slain in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Mystified police first suspected a professional in the bizarre gangland-style killings that shattered the ...
Bitter End (The First Nero Wolfe Novella)
Rex Stout wrote thirty-three novel-length Nero Wolfe/Archie Goodwin adventures and thirty-eight (or forty-one, depending on how one counts or classifies re-writes/adaptions) novella-length stories featuring the two famous detectives. "Bitter End" is the first story to receive the shorter novella-length treatment. These shorter cases are unjustly considered inferior to the novels by some critics (and even some fans), but they simply are, for the ...
The Shadow of the Wind
Carlos Ruiz Zafón
"Gabriel García Márquez meets Umberto Eco meets Jorge Luis Borges for a sprawling magic show." -- The New York Times Book Review A New York Times Bestseller Barcelona, 1945: A city slowly heals in the aftermath of the Spanish Civil War, and Daniel, an antiquarian book dealer’s son who mourns the loss of his mother, finds solace in a mysterious book entitled The Shadow of the Wind, by one Julián Carax. But when he sets out to ...
The Craft of the Cocktail: Everything You Need to Know to Be a Master Bartender, with 500 Recipes
Cocktails are bigger than ever, and this is the first real cookbook for them, covering the entire breadth of this rich subject. The Craft of the Cocktail provides much more than merely the same old recipes: it delves into history, personalities, and anecdotes; it shows you how to set up a bar, master important techniques, and use tools correctly; and it delivers unique concoctions, many featuring Dale DeGroff’s signature use of fresh juices, ...
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