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Africa Risen: A New Era of Speculative Fiction

These stories are entrancing and provide a welcome introduction to speculative writers from the African continent and the African diaspora.

Will Do Magic for Small Change

This new edition is recommended for public libraries and readers who have an interest in African history and science fiction and who missed the book when it came out as an indie.

The Modern Proper: Simple Dinners for Every Day

Erickson and Mortimer’s cookbook terrifically updates traditional Western European cuisine, as well as copying and improving on favorite restaurant dishes. This wide-ranging collection will appeal to basic and experienced cooks.

Kaffe Fassett’s Quilts in an English Village

The instructions are straight forward and similar to other quilting book instructions and are appropriate for beginners as well as experienced quilters. Recommended.

Ready, Set, Cook: How To Make Good Food with What’s on Hand (No Fancy Skills, Fancy Equipment, or Fancy Budget Required)

While the book lacks instructions for measurement conversion, Perry’s approachable guidance and beautiful photographs offer enough basic info to be of interest to beginner cooks.

Today’s Special: 20 Leading Chefs Choose 100 Emerging Chefs

Charming and informative, this travel-inspired collection will appeal to readers with a strong interest in food history.

Vegetable Simple: A Cookbook

The latest by Ripert will appeal to anyone who wants to explore vegetarian options, or who simply wants to expand their repertoire of classic dishes.

An Onion in My Pocket: My Life with Vegetables

Madison is a prolific cookbook author, and this latest offering presents an intriguing and insightful look into how her upbringing influenced both her professional and private life.

Dead Reckoning: The Story of How Johnny Mitchell and His Fighter Pilots Took on Admiral Yamamoto and Avenged Pearl Harbor

Lehr’s skills as a journalist dig deep into the lives of Yamamoto and Mitchell, shining light on the public and private life of each. Anyone interested in World War II, and especially the war in the Pacific, will find this account fascinating. [See Prepub Alert, 11/4/19.]

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