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Stuff Every Wine Snob Should Know

Author : Melissa Monosoff
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Full of tips, trivia, and useful how-tos, this pocket-sized handbook is the perfect gift for wine lovers. Wine is one of the world’s oldest beverages, and there’s never been a better time to fill a glass with the fruit of the vine. Whether you prefer robust reds, crisp whites, or subtle rosés, you’ll find lots to drink in on the pages of this pocket-sized guide, packed with information, how-tos, and trivia for wine enthusiasts of every variety. Seasoned sommeliers and budding oenologists alike will learn all things wine, including: • How Wine Is Made • How to Pour a Glass of Wine • How to Pair Wine with Food • The Truth About Sulfites • How to Bring the Perfect Wine for Any Occasion • And more!

Galentines Day

Author : Galentine's Gifts Notebook
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This cute notebook makes a great gift for someone that you love . A cute notebook for all lovers !This Creative and Funny Journal is waiting to be filled with your ideas, your desires, your thoughts. You can use it regardless of where you are at the moment!. Useful as a journal, notebook or composition book . Cool birthday, Christmas and anniversary gift this notebook is for lovers This is a blank, lined journal that makes a perfect Galentine's Day gift women. It's 6 x 9 in with 100 pages, a convenient size to write things in.

Stuff Every Beer Snob Should Know

Author : Ellen Goldstein
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This pocket-sized handbook to all things beer is the perfect gift for the homebrewer, craft beer lover, or anyone who appreciates a good pint. From classic craft beers to trendy microbrews, beer is booming nationwide. Whether you prefer light lagers or hearty stouts, you’ll find lots to drink in on the pages of this pocket-sized guide, packed with information, how-tos, and trivia for beer enthusiasts of all stripes. Seasoned craft-brew connoisseurs and newbie beer drinkers alike will learn almost everything there is to know about the world’s most beloved beverage, including: • How to Taste Beer Like a Pro • How to Store Beer • How to Pair Beer with Food • How to Host a Tasting • How to Drink Local • And more!

The Wine Etiquette Guide Your Defense Against Wine Snobbery

Author : Chuck Blethen
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Everything you need to know to live properly in the world of wine - from how to properly how a glass to how to toast at a wedding to how to properly evaluate wines in a restaurant. Contains many educational Appendixes on related topics such as how to read wine labels from major wine producing regions around the world, glossary of terms for winemakers, and wine poetry.

The Book of Eli

Author : Sam Moffie
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Eli Canaan is a believer. And, like many, he believes himself to be a principled and moral man. Well, for the most part anyway. But, after a series of missteps, sins, some would say, Eli's life is suddenly and unexpectedly altered forever. A spurned wife, a gypsy, a hex and spiritual intervention may all be at the root of Eli's unexpected, deep and earnest introspection, which is like nothing he has ever experienced before - in this world. God and Jesus, as well as a host of zany characters, help show Eli the pathway to redemption (among other things). During his journey Eli is entertained by atheists, a renowned psychoanalyst, and one of the greatest jokesters in history, Groucho Marx. Eli takes nothing for granted as he is guided through a series of events and opportunities for learning what ought to be everyone's purpose in life - living the commandments as they were meant to be lived by. An uplifting story of hope and meaning and belief in the goodness that can come by opening one's eyes to the Heavens... Sam Moffie once again creates a story which every reader will identify with, feel empathy for, and be entertained by. The protagonist's adventures and concomitant soul-searching take us to a heightened level, whereby we ourselves begin to seek and ultimately find the road to salvation, if we choose to follow it. And, as any reader of Moffie knows, a good laugh is never more than a page away, if that... Like Vonnegut... no holds barred Like Rand... the consummate pragmatist Like Aesop... a moral message disguised by humor Moffie... master of all domains

Trouble in the Multiverse

Author : Ashwyn Firedrake
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Quarterly Review of the Michigan Alumnus

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Includes section: "Some Michigan books."

Ask the Wine Doctor

Author : Edward Finstein
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In an accessible question-and-answer format, Edward Finstein (a.k.a. Dr. WineKnow) takes the reader through the various areas of wine knowledge, working with questions he has been asked by clients and students during his quarter-century as a wine consultant, writer, and teacher. He addresses questions about the growing of wine, making it, finding and buying it (including a demystification of the puzzling information on wine labels), storing and aging it, and serving it (where should you store your glasses to assure good tasting?). Most attention, however, is paid to enjoying it, including how to handle restaurant wine lists and rituals, how your health can affect your tasting, and how to get the most from the matching of food and wine. Each chapter is peppered with “Grape Flashes,” containing interesting bits of information, and the book also includes a glossary of wine terms, a simple guide to food and wine matching, and a selected bibliography for further reading. Edward Finstein believes that the most important thing about wine is enjoyment – and understanding aids that enjoyment. From the Trade Paperback edition.

Wine for Every Day and Every Occasion

Author : Dorothy J. Gaiter
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Choosing a bottle of wine should be fun, not frightening. After all, one of the most important elements of enjoying wine is not so much the vintage or the vineyard but the occasion on which it is enjoyed. In their new book, Wine for Every Day and Every Occasion, Dorothy J. Gaiter and John Brecher, authors of the popular weekly "Tastings" column in the Wall Street Journal, give you the kind of honest, accessible wine information that is hard to find. In Wine for Every Day and Every Occasion, Dottie and John, as they are known to their fans, answer the most frequently asked questions about what wine to drink on specific occasions. They cover all the bases: What wine should I put away for my newborn's twenty-first birthday? What wine is best with Thanksgiving turkey? They also suggest ways in which wine can make every day a little bit more of an occasion -- how to throw a wine tasting, how to start a wine-tasting group, even how to add wine to your tailgating party. And they share scores of tips from people like you. Chapters include lists of specific wines and provide readers with suggestions for choosing Champagne to ring in the New Year and for chilled whites (and even reds) to drink in the summer. There is no stodginess about vintages and there are no numbered ratings. Wine for Every Day and Every Occasion gives you simple, straightforward advice to help you choose the best wines for life's best moments. As Dottie and John say, "The problem with most wine books is that they are about wine. Our book is about life." So raise your glass to Wine for Every Day and Every Occasion. And drink to life.

If I Ever Doubt You

Author : Jan Brigdon
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She might have scored a celebrity footballer, but the game isn’t over yet … Rebecca Dunning should be blissfully happy – after a whirlwind weekend, she and top footballer Alex Heath are still going strong. But as the murkier side of the celebrity lifestyle reveals itself, so does the creeping doubt. Rebecca finds herself isolated in the fake, flashy world of toxic WAG cliques and ruthless reporters, and when a mysterious online admirer follows Alex’s every move, she struggles to cope. Can she keep playing the media game for the man she loves, or will she have to admit defeat? Sequel to As Weekends Go.

How to Cheat at Organizing

Author : Jeff Bredenberg
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A comprehensive guide to organizing every room in the house presents more than two hundred time-saving tips, techniques, and shortcuts to help simplify the de-cluttering process, reduce chaos, create storage, keep a room neat, and more. Original.

All Q No A

Author : Lauren Mechling
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After a tumultuous first semester, Mimi Schulman thinks she’s ready to give social climbing a rest and settle into the groove of New York’s wacky Baldwin School. She’s eager to start over with her friends, reconnect with her dad, and make headway with Max Roth—the hottest guy in tenth grade. But when an assignment for the school paper turns scandalous and spirals out of control, Mimi finds little time to enjoy her new and improved existence. Instead, she embarks on a roller coaster ride through the underbelly of the New York art world, from the VIP lounge of a shady nightclub to a private Caribbean island populated with washed-up TV stars and fifteen-second celebrities. As answers keep slipping through her fingers, Mimi begins to wonder if she’ll ever manage to pin down the story and get on with her life. And if so, will her life still be there? All Q, No A is a touching comedy that will appeal to anyone who knows what it’s like have more questions than answers. Fans of Mimi Schulman beware! This book will keep you screaming with laughter long after you’ve turned the last page.

Gilded Latten Bones

Author : Glen Cook
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For Garrett, P.I., loyalty and love come a close second to survival... Garrett's attempt at domestic bliss with the fiery Tinnie Tate is sidetracked when he waylays a pair of home intruders and learns they've been paid by an unknown source to kidnap Tinnie. But as Garrett rushes to find out who is trying to push his buttons, his best friend is attacked. Now, Garrett has to track down both malefactors. Unless they're really one and the same-in which case Garrett might be next...

Wine Enthusiast

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Salt Lake City Chef s Table

Author : Becky Rosenthal
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Though the West was won years and years ago, the pioneer spirit lives on in Salt Lake City (SLC). The local food scene is ripe with opportunity and alive with food entrepreneurs filled with ideas that many thought would never take off in Salt Lake City?let alone fly. Salt Lake City may be known for a world-renowned choir and the Transcontinental Railroad’s Golden Spike, but it’s a modern, vibrant city that has held on to its pioneer spirit. And nowhere is that force stronger than in the local food scene, ripe with opportunity and ingenuity. The foodie community embraces collaboration and generosity, so local restaurants, bars, and suppliers—pardon the pun—feed on each other to reach greater heights. Entrepreneurs are serving everything from bone marrow to tumbleweed, while foraging for mushrooms and new ideas to elevate SLC and its culture. With 76 recipes for the home cook from the area's most celebrated eateries and showcasing over 200 full-color photos featuring mouth-watering dishes, famous chefs, and lots of local flavor, Salt Lake City Chef's Table is the ultimate gift and keepsake cookbook for both tourists and residents alike.

New Scientist

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New Scientist magazine was launched in 1956 "for all those men and women who are interested in scientific discovery, and in its industrial, commercial and social consequences". The brand's mission is no different today - for its consumers, New Scientist reports, explores and interprets the results of human endeavour set in the context of society and culture.

Swallow This Second Edition

Author : Mark Phillips
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The iconoclastic host of the PBS show Enjoying Wine with Mark Phillips, has been turning the wine world on its ear since it first aired. In his 2009 wave maker, Swallow This, Mark stirred things up even more to the delight of consumers. Now comes the second edition, and it's a doozy. Among its new material are topics such as how to "fix" wine if you don't like it; wine selection and pricing ratings for major retail chains' additional food and wine pairing guidelines; how global warming is significantly changing wine growing regions; and a list of restaurants with the best deals on wine in the major metros of every state. Mark offers a whole new approach to wine, which flies in the face of what has been traditionally taught and serves as a practical and empowering alternative. Witty, unique and never boring, Swallow This will change the way you think about wine.

Chasing Time

Author : Travis Hill
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A snarky, cynical government operative is sent back in time to 5th century France, during the reign of Clovis and the Frankish Empire. His mission: to find and eliminate Dr. Barnard Jameson, a rogue scientist, before history can be significantly altered. Finding Bertric, aka Dr. Jameson, was the easy part. Eliminating the smirking, pudgy little scientist proves to be a lot harder than he expected. The smug doctor's plans of advancing human civilization by introducing 21st century concepts and technology more than a thousand years early sound like the ravings of a madman with a God complex... but with the possibility to avoid the Dark Ages and the stagnation of civilization for almost a millennium, is Jameson's scheme a chance worth taking? Strong language 60,215 words

Station Fourteen

Author : Laurence C. Hatch
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Sci-fi diary of a security agent in a near-earth space colony. The agent, his girlfriend, and earth-alien hybrid cat explore newly discovered humanoid cultures and science. Dozens of future technologies and non-earth concepts in art, agriculture, law enforcement, amusement, food, music, pets, and daily work are integrated with rich, fascinating detail. You'll meet the shy Meti species who communicate with colored eye pulses and the earth-like Posau whose residents are friendly and eager to learn of earth culture. published with Google Play Books

Getting Married

Author : Theresa Alan
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You are not the first, and you are definitely not the last. . . .And probably you are not the best. It's never a good idea to take messages scrawled in bar bathrooms personally. Eva Lockart knows this, really she does. Still, such things tend to take on a weird sort of significance when one is in the throes of a panic attack prompted by irrational jealousy of one's boyfriend's ex-wife. Something that's been happening lately--a lot. . . Not that Eva has anything to worry about, really. "X" (she has a name, but why dwell on details?) is long gone, and Will loves Eva now--loves her enough, in fact, to want to move in and get married. So, she's got a guy she's crazy about, a thriving business, and "fun" wedding plans to make, including finding an affordable reception site that doesn't have dead animal heads hanging from the walls, a non-poofy dress that adequately corrals her cleavage; and a cake that isn't orange inside. Still, what's a little stress in exchange for wedded bliss? When Eva thinks of all the married people she knows, she's positive that this may turn out to be the biggest mistake of her life because all those "married people" are now either acrimoniously divorced, or seemingly on the brink. But once the bridal ball is rolling downhill, it's damn near impossible to stop it without getting crushed. And now, the fact that Will's done this once before has Eva running that much faster to make things perfect--and getting herself into more trouble than she ever dreamed possible. . .