John Charles

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Small Garden Design

Professional landscape designers will find plenty to ponder here. Even as the overall vibe is more upscale Architectural Digest than down-to-earth Better Homes and Gardens, there is enough practical wisdom seeded among the dreamy images that even home gardeners will find a tip or two to apply to their own cherished plots of verdant happiness.
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A Bitter Feast

This superbly entertaining crime novel will delight mystery fans who crave character-rich, classically composed mysteries in the style and manner of those written by the late, great P.D. James. [See Prepub Alert, 3/25/19.]
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Instinct: Season One

TV crime junkies who need a new binge-worthy series will find Instinct to be just the ticket. [See Trailers, LJ 11/1/18.]
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A Chef's Life: The Final Harvest (Our Finest Yet)

Newcomers to the series will be immediately smitten, while longtime fans will savor every moment of this superbly produced finale.

The Woman in White

Fans of British period dramas that are served up with a generous side dish of danger will gobble up this superbly crafted cinematic jewel.

The Inspired Houseplant: Transform Your Home with Indoor Plants from Kokedama to Terrariums and Water Gardens to Edibles

Beginning indoor gardeners hoping to green up their homes will find no better resource than this stellar guide.
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Shakespeare Uncovered: Series 3

This engaging, entertaining, and erudite exploration of some of the works of literature's greatest playwright has across-the-board appeal for both Shakespeare newbies as well as serious students of the Bard's theatrical oeuvre.
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Anna Karenina

Fans of the book and viewers who enjoy weepy costume dramas will revel in the well-wrought pathos of this smartly executed presentation.
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The Miniaturist

Spellbindingly spooky, sometimes unsettling, but absolutely unforgettable.—John Charles, formerly with Scottsdale P.L., AZ

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