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Dear Friends & Neighbors,

Looking for a meaningful and lasting gift? We have a great selection of books to choose from, and they are all 20% off through the month of December!

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Below is a sampling of some of the many wonderful titles available in our store. For additional gift ideas, check out our Holiday Picks page.

Mourad: New Moroccan Mourad: New Moroccan
by Mourad Lahlou

Although all the great classics are here – the basteeya, the couscous, the preserved lemons and more – Lahlou has adapted the recipes in creative ways that take Moroccan home cooking to a whole new level.

Molto Batali Molto Batali
by Mario Batali

The James Beard Award-winning author offers 120 all-new simple, seasonal Italian recipes, organized into mouthwatering meals meant for sharing with friends and family.

Ruhlman's Twenty Ruhlman's Twenty
by Michael Ruhlman

Ruhlman's decades of cooking, writing and working with the world's greatest chefs are distilled into 20 essential ideas - from ingredients to processes to attitude - that are guaranteed to make every cook more accomplished.

Dish: 813 Colorful, Wonderful Dinner Plates Dish: 813 Colorful, Wonderful Dinner Plates
by Shax Riegler

Dish is a visual celebration of the everyday pieces of art that have been the objects of desire of royalty, brides, chefs, and hostesses throughout history. The right dinner plates can elevate an ordinary meal into something special.

Car: The Definitive Visual History of the Automobile Car: The Definitive Visual History of the Automobile
by DK Publishing

A history of the automobile that explores the technological developments and manufacturing of cars, the cultural backdrop against which the various models arose, and the enduring impact the car has had on society.

Sea Sea
by Mark Laita

Using cutting-edge photographic techniques, the internationally award-winning photographer reveals the full splendor and otherworldliness of the ocean's inhabitants in an entirely new and thrilling way. Rippling reflections, stark backdrops, and surprising angles lay bare the astonishing beauty of the life that teems under the water's surface.

Van Gogh: The Life Van Gogh: The Life
by Steven Naifeh, Gregory White Smith

The first ambitious examination of the artist's life in more than 70 years, the authors have recreated Van Gogh's world with an astounding vividness and psychological acuity that brings a completely new and sympathetic understanding to this unique artistic genius.

Night Circus Night Circus
by Erin Morgenstern

A spellbinding novel about a circus that arrives without warning; it is simply there, when yesterday it was not. It is called "Le Cirque des Reves," and it is only open at night. But behind the scenes, a fierce duel between two young magicians, Celia and Marco, is about to play out. Unbeknownst to them, this is a game in which only one can be left standing, and the circus is but the stage for a remarkable battle of imagination and will.

The Drop The Drop
by Michael Connelly

Harry Bosch must retire from the LAPD in three years, and he wants cases more strongly than ever. In one morning, he gets two. DNA from a 1989 rape and murder case matches a 29-year-old convicted rapist. The question is, was he an eight-year-old killer or has something gone terribly wrong in the new Regional Crime Lab?

Dovekeepers Dovekeepers
by Alice Hoffman

Hoffman weaves a spellbinding tale of four extraordinary, resourceful and sensuous women, each of whom has come to Masada by a different path. Their lives intersect in desperate days. Each one is a dovekeeper, and each one is keeping secrets - about who they are, where they come from, who fathered them, and whom they love.

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