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Newsletter Picks November 2023

 

HAPPY NOVEMBER EVERYONE! HAPPY NOVEMBER 2023!

As always, thank you devoted customers for your continued patronage.

We thank you for valuing our expertise and customer service.

DIANE'S BOOKS FOREVER AND FOREVER!

NON-FICTION!

BRUNO'S COOKBOOK: Recipes and Traditions from a French Country Kitchen. Martin Walker, Julia Watson.

A sumptuous French cookbook that immerses readers in the delectable cuisine of the Perigord region, by the author of the beloved Bruno series and his wife, Julia Watson. MAGNIFIQUE!

THE GREATEST CAPITALIST WHO EVER LIVED: Tom Watson Jr. and the Epic Story of How IBM Created the Digital Age. Ralph Watson McElvenny & Marc Wortman.

A comprehensive biography of the tech pioneer who transformed IBM into a digital giant written by Tom Watson's oldest grandson and historian Marc Wortman. 

FOUNDING PARTISANS: Hamilton, Madison, Jefferson, Adams and the Brawling Birth of American Politics. H.W. Brands.

Fabulous history about serious men who wrestled with serious ideas.

EMPEROR OF ROME: Ruling the Ancient World. Mary Beard.

Mary Beard takes us into the imperial world of Ancient Rome and its fascinating rulers! 

FICTION!

WHITE HOUSE WILD CHILD: How Alice Roosevelt Broke All the Rules & Won the Heart of America. Shelley Fraser Mickle.

Fabulous & fascinating historical fiction!Alice Roosevelt,daughter of Alice and Teddy Roosevelt, was indeed a WILD CHILD, mesmerizing the world with her antics and beauty
 

THE CHEMISTRY OF LOVE. Sariah Wilson.

My November ROMCOM love. Meet geeky and brilliant chemist Anna Ellis and her quest for love. BLAME IT ON CHEMISTRY! Such fun.

THE SECRET: A Jack Reacher Novel. Lee Child.

Jack Reacher's 28th outing and THE SECRET takes place in 1992, a previously unexplored time in Jack's life!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4PaxX-DTGo0

FOR CHILDREN!

DIARY OF A WIMPY KID: NO BRAINER. Jeff Kinney. 

HOORAY! DIARY OF A WIMPY KID#18 and it is up to Greg to save his school!

https://www.today.com/video/author-jeff-kinney-talks-no-brainer-books-t…

WHERE DREAMS TAKE YOU. Elena Ferrandiz.

One of the most beautiful picture books I have ever seen and the incredible beauty of magical DREAMS!

AND THESE ARE JUST A SMALL TASTE! Please come, browse, talk books with us-in the bookstore, on the telephone, on our website-DIANESBOOKS.COM!

WE LOVE TO TALK BOOKS WITH YOU!

AND please remember our signature DIANE'S BOOKS RED READING WAGONS, GIFT CERTIFICATES, AND DIANE'S BOOKS PICK OF THE MONTH CLUB! Talk to our Maria AND please ask about our author events too.

AND as always, I thank my devoted, caring, amazing, hardworking, intrepid staff members: Maria; Joanie; Danielle; Chris; Lisa; Verna; Dorothy; Diana; Alex; Dimple and Rachel.

AND PLEASE READ OUT LOUD TO YOUR CHILDREN EVERY DAY!

AND PLEASE SHOP LOCAL SO YOU CAN SHOP LOCAL FOREVER!

My November final delicious thought:

" A book lover never goes to bed alone"

HAPPY READING EVERYONE AND HAPPY READING OUT LOUD!

diane

 

Martin Walker, Julia Watson
Current price: $40.00
From the author of the internationally best-selling "Bruno, Chief of Police" series, comes a sumptuous French cookbook that immerses readers in the delectable countryside cuisine of Bruno’s beloved Périgord region, featuring favorite meals from Roasted Tomato Tapenade and Tarragon Chicken to A Most ... Read More about
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“A compelling new biography… [The Greatest Capitalist Who Ever Lived] spins the Watsons into near-Shakespearean figures, as if ‘Succession’ were set in the era of ‘Mad Men’.”​ ―The New York Times Book Review Editors' Choice  The enduring story of Thomas Watson Jr.—a figure more important to the crea ... Read More about
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From bestselling historian and Pulitzer Prize finalist H.W. Brands, a revelatory history of the shocking emergence of vicious political division at the birth of the United States. To the framers of the Constitution, political parties were a fatal threat to republican virtues. They had suffered the c ... Read More about
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INSTANT NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Best Books of 2023: New Yorker, The Economist, Smithsonian Most Anticipated Books of Fall: Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, TODAY, Literary Hub, and Publishers Weekly "A vivid way to re-examine what we know, and don’t, about life at the top.... Emperor of Rome is ... Read More about
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The fascinating historical biography of America’s most memorable first daughter, Alice Roosevelt, whose free spirit and status made her the Princess Diana and Jackie O of the early 20th century. Perfect for readers of female-centric biographies like The Daughters of Yalta and for fans of the glitzy ... Read More about
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Sariah Wilson
Current price: $16.99
True love requires a little research and development in a funny, heart-racing romance by Sariah Wilson, the bestselling author of The Paid Bridesmaid. How can Anna Ellis, a geeky, brilliant, and hopelessly smitten cosmetic chemist possibly win over Craig Kimball, the man of her dreams--who also happ ... Read More about
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Lee Child, Andrew Child
Current price: $28.99
#1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • Don’t miss the hit streaming series Reacher!  A string of mysterious deaths. A long-classified mission. A young MP with nothing to lose. 1992. All across the United States respectable, upstanding citizens are showing up dead. These deaths could be accidents, and they d ... Read More about
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Jeff Kinney
Current price: $14.99
In No Brainer, book 18 of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from #1 international bestselling author Jeff Kinney, it’s up to Greg to save his crumbling school before it’s shuttered for good. Up until now, middle school hasn’t exactly been a joyride for Greg Heffley. So when the town threatens to clos ... Read More about
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Elena Ferrándiz
Current price: $18.95
Where dreams take you... It isn't a question but the certainty that prepares us for an extraordinary journey.A book where illustration and poetry merge, transporting the reader to a world where art accompanies them on every page.An invitation to let our imagination soar as dreams take shape and beco ... Read More about
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