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Letters To Be Read in a Heavily British Accent (affiliate link)
Japanese Recipes: Cooking at Home with Easy Recipes (affiliate link)
Pineapple Tuna Teriyaki Packets
Chicken Wings in Japan
Deli Crusted Teriyaki Chicken Thighs
Cheddar Teriyaki Beef Burgers
Tanaka’s Teriyaki Pizza
Cucumber Salad in Japan
Savory Teriyaki Fish Marinade
Baked Teriyaki Tofu
Tropical Cherry Teriyaki Chicken Kabobs
Okonomiyaki (Variety Pancake)
Saucy Orange Teriyaki Chicken Breast
Tofu Mushroom Soup
Herbed Teriyaki Sirloin Kabobs
Mirin Teriyaki Chicken Bake
The Easiest Japanese Fruit Pie
Rice Wine Teriyaki Tuna Steaks
Honey Teriyaki Steaks
Woodsy Grilled Teriyaki Salmon
Secret Sky (The Gift Legacy Book 1) (affiliate link)
Everybody wishes they could fly—until it happens. When Emelynn Taylor wakes up in the emergency room, her injuries present Dr. Avery Coulter with more questions than answers. Who is this guarded young woman? Why was she found in the middle of Sunset Park? How can she have injuries consistent with falling from above the tree line? Seemingly from nowhere? And, more importantly: Why is she lying about it?
The truth is stranger than anyone could have imagined – least of all Emelynn herself.
Nine years earlier, during the same summer she’d lost her father, 12-year-old Emelynn accepted a ‘gift’ from a mysterious woman called Jolene. Now, as she recovers in Dr. Coulter’s emergency room, she’s left wondering if that blessing was really more of a curse. Jolene’s gift planted the seeds of incredible power within Emelynn – but what’s the point of such abilities if you can’t control them? Her emerging gift of flight, for example, nearly killed Emelynn when it sent her plummeting to the sidewalk in Sunset Park. Next time, she might not be so lucky.
Entanglement (Hollywood Lights Series Book 1) (affiliate link)
For Greta Donovan, happiness has always been out of reach. Awkward and intelligent, she’s struggled to relate to people, especially her overbearing father whose cruel words haunted her childhood. Only her mother accepted her, but now her mother is dying—and her father’s mistress is sleeping in the guest room. Greta always knew she couldn’t count on anyone—with one exception. Her college roommate, Daphne Saito.
Desperate to escape her toxic home, twenty-one-year-old Greta flees to Los Angeles and moves in with Daphne, an ambitious Hollywood up-and-comer. Charismatic Daphne teaches Greta how to wear stilettos and apply lip gloss; meanwhile, Greta repairs abandoned furniture they find in Laurel Canyon. Within weeks Greta befriends an aging movie star who becomes the father she never had, and she finds herself falling in love with her new boss, Timmy.
Once He Sees (A Claire King FBI Suspense Thriller—Book One) (affiliate link)
Once He Sees is Book #1 of a long anticipated new series by critically-acclaimed and #1 bestselling mystery and suspense author Molly Black, whose books have received over 2,000 five-star reviews and ratings.
FBI Special Agent Claire King has a reputation for brilliance, for being able to crack serial killer cases that no other agent can. Before she died and came back to life, she relied solely on this brilliance. But now that she has this fleeting, newfound power, Claire is confused: should she follow what she knows? Or what she senses? Are visions more powerful than intellect?
Or will they lead her right into a killer’s trap?
A page-turning and harrowing crime thriller featuring a brilliant and tortured FBI agent, the Claire King series is a riveting mystery, packed with non-stop action, suspense, twists and turns, revelations, and driven by a breakneck pace that will keep you flipping pages late into the night. Fans of Rachel Caine, Teresa Driscoll and Robert Dugoni are sure to fall in love.
What My Last Man Did (affiliate link)
Short stories about the history of an American family: “As memorable and winning a pair of sisters as I have come across in contemporary literature.” —Pam Houston, author of Deep Creek
How are our lives shaped by the difficult choices of our parents and even grandparents? How will our own choices direct the future for our children?
Following generations of one family across nearly a century, each of Andrea Lewis’s intertwined short stories evokes an intense sense of place and time, from New Orleans in 1895 to Grand Isle, Louisiana, during the hurricane of 1901 and on to London during the Olympic Games of 1948. The people in these ten vivid, engaging tales face tragedy and real-world catastrophic events—war, hurricanes, the Great Depression, racial tension—in their pursuit of love, family, and belonging.
Head To Head (Claire Morgan Book 1) (affiliate link)
With Every Turn in the Case . . .
After moving from Los Angeles to Lake of the Ozarks, Missouri, homicide detective Claire Morgan has at last adjusted to the peaceful rhythms of rural life. Until a grisly celebrity murder at an ultra-exclusive “wellness” resort shatters a quiet summer morning . . .
With Every Twist of the Mind . . .
One of Dr. Nicholas Black’s high-profile clients, a beautiful young soap opera star, has been found dead, taped to a chair at a fully set table . . . submerged in the lake. Back in L.A., Claire investigated the rich, famous, and the deadly—but she never expected the problems of the privileged to follow her to this sleepy small town. Just as she never imagined crossing the line with her prime suspect . . .
With Every Beat of the Heart . . .
Maphead: Charting the Wide, Weird World of Geography Wonks (affiliate link)
Ken Jennings takes readers on a world tour of geogeeks from the London Map Fair to the bowels of the Library of Congress, from the prepubescent geniuses at the National Geographic Bee to the computer programmers at Google Earth. Each chapter delves into a different aspect of map culture: highpointing, geocaching, road atlas rallying, even the “unreal estate” charted on the maps of fiction and fantasy. Jennings also considers the ways in which cartography has shaped our history, suggesting that the impulse to make and read maps is as relevant today as it has ever been.
From the “Here be dragons” parchment maps of the Age of Discovery to the spinning globes of grade school to the postmodern revolution of digital maps and GPS, Maphead is filled with intriguing details, engaging anecdotes, and enlightening analysis. If you’re an inveterate map lover yourself—or even if you’re among the cartographically clueless who can get lost in a supermarket—let Ken Jennings be your guide to the strange world of mapheads.
Perfect for fans of Jennifer Chiaverini and Marie Benedict, this riveting novel takes you inside the scandalous courtship and catastrophic honeymoon aboard the Titanic of the most famous couple of their time—John Jacob Astor and Madeleine Force. Told in rich detail, this novel of sweeping historical fiction will stay with readers long after turning the last page.
Madeleine Talmage Force is just seventeen when she attracts the attention of John Jacob “Jack” Astor. Madeleine is beautiful, intelligent, and solidly upper-class, but the Astors are in a league apart. Jack’s mother was the Mrs. Astor, American royalty and New York’s most formidable socialite. Jack is dashing and industrious—a hero of the Spanish-American war, an inventor, and a canny businessman. Despite their twenty-nine-year age difference, and the scandal of Jack’s recent divorce, Madeleine falls headlong into love—and becomes the press’s favorite target.
I Owe You One: A Novel (affiliate link)
Fixie Farr has always lived by her father’s motto: “Family first.” And since her dad passed away, leaving his charming housewares store in the hands of his wife and children, Fixie spends all her time picking up the slack from her siblings instead of striking out on her own. The way Fixie sees it, if she doesn’t take care of her father’s legacy, who will?
It’s simply not in Fixie’s nature to say no to people. So when a handsome stranger in a coffee shop asks her to watch his laptop for a moment, she not only agrees—she ends up saving it from certain disaster. To thank Fixie for her quick thinking, the computer’s owner, Sebastian, an investment manager, scribbles an IOU on a coffee sleeve and attaches his business card. Fixie laughs it off—she’d never actually claim an IOU from a stranger. Would she?