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Smitten Kitchen Keepers : New Classics for Your Forever Files by Deb Perelman

Smitten Kitchen Keepers

New York Times Best Seller Deb Perelman’s third cookbook contains 100 recipes (including a few favourites from her food blogger site) that aim to make shopping easier, preparation more practical and enjoyable, and food more reliably delicious for the home cook.

These are the fail-safe, satisfying recipes you'll rely on for years to come--from Perelman's forever files to yours.

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Spotlight: Page to Screen

Red White and Royal Blue by Casey McQuiston

Red, White and Royal Blue

After an international incident affects U.S. and British relations, the president's son, Alex, and Prince Henry must pretend to be best friends. As the President kicks off her re-election bid, Alex finds himself hurtling into a secret relationship with Henry that could derail the campaign and upend two nations. The film adaptation of Red White & Royal Blue is coming to the screen in August.

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American Prometheus: The Triumph and Tragedy of J. Robert Oppenheimer by Kai Bird and Martin J. Sherwin

American Prometheus

In this magisterial, acclaimed biography twenty-five years in the making, Kai Bird and Martin Sherwin capture Oppenheimer's life and times, from his early career to his central role in the Cold War. This is biography and history at its finest, riveting and deeply informative. Based on this book and actual history, Oppenheimer – directed by Christopher Nolan and starring Cillian Murphy - will premiere July.

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All the Light We Cannot See by Anthony Doerr

All the Light We Cannot See

From a Pulitzer prize-winning author comes a stunningly ambitious and beautiful novel about a blind French girl and a German boy whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II. This book is being adapted into a mini-series which will premiere on Netflix in November.

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The Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes by Suzanne Collins

Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes

In this prequel, revisit Panem and see President Coriolanus Snow, sixty-four years before the events of The Hunger Games series. In the Tenth Hunger Games, Snow is selected to mentor a girl from District Twelve and ends up accidentally in the games with her. The film adaptation of this book will premiere on the screen in November.

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Killers of the Flower Moon by David Grann

Killers of the Flower Moon

This book tells the story of the brutal murders behind white settlers’ attempted dispossession of an Osage family’s Oklahoma lands, under which lay some of the world’s most valuable oil fields. That this conspiracy of theft and genocide helped launch the FBI deepens the narrative’s moral complexity. Martin Scorsese is bringing this story to the screen in October.

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