Beer At My Table by Tonia Wilson

The depth of knowledge that Chef and Beer Sommelier Tonia Wilson offers in her book is impressive. Following the introductory chapters about beer styles and food, the book offers 35 seasonal recipes with specific beers to accompany each. Wilson’s description of each pairing includes an in-depth explanation about how and why the flavors complement each […]

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“Sourdough” by Robin Sloan

When Lois Clary is offered a prestigious job in her field of robotic software engineering before she even graduates, she is thrilled and expects great things to follow. But soon after arriving at her new job in a new city, she falls into a mind-numbing routine of hours of work followed by stumbling home to […]

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“Witness: Lessons from Elie Wiesel’s Classroom” by Ariel Burger

Ariel Burger, was Elie Wiesel’s student and teaching assistant.  During the course of many years, Ariel Burger recorded questions and answers from Elie Wiesel’s classroom, now published in this book. We, as readers, “witness” how Elie Wiesel’s encourages his students to question, to listen, to explore moral complexities and dilemmas, to fight hatred, to recognize […]

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“The Actor’s Life: A Survival Guide” by Jenna Fischer

Jenna Fischer’s Hollywood journey began at the age of 22 when she moved to Los Angeles from her hometown of St. Louis. With a theater degree in hand, she was certain everything would fall easily into place. Never mind that she didn’t know a single person in the entertainment industry. She was determined, she was […]

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The World That We Knew by Alice Hoffman

“When you lose your child the future vanishes. When you lose your parent the world ends.” -Alice Hoffman What does it mean to lose your mother, your sister, your family? How much can one person sacrifice for love? In the dark time of 1941 to 1943 in Nazi-occupied France, we meet remarkable characters that take […]

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