Learn to Imbibe Better with Tom Stevenson’s ‘The New Sotheby’s Wine Encyclopedia’ [REVIEW]

Discover the best wineries have to offer in The New Sotheby’s Wine Encyclopedia. (Photo courtesy Canva)

There are few things as relaxing as uncorking a delicious bottle of wine at the end of a long day, sipping it as you watch the sunset with someone special. Unless, of course, you get to travel to a winery on a languid afternoon and sample both new flavors and old vintages surrounded by the unrivaled beauty of wine country. But what wine should you try? Which vineyards are worth visiting? And how do you know how to stock that wine cellar you’ve always dreamed of filling? These are all questions wine expert Tom Stevenson helps you answer in The New Sotheby’s Wine Encyclopedia.

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Kelly Miller’s Polenta Cake with Berry Sauce [RECIPE]

Author Kelly Miller loves baking up this family favorite, Polenta Cake with Berry Sauce. (Photo courtesy Kelly Miller)

Many years ago, Kelly Miller, author of Accusing Mr. Darcy, attended a family gathering where her husband’s cousin Linda served them Polenta Cake with Berry Sauce. Upon Kelly’s request, Linda generously wrote out the recipe for her, and to this day, it remains one of the novelist’s all-time favorite desserts.

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Learn to Navigate Relationships with a Kind, Calm, and Faithful Heart in Dr. Bruce Chalmer’s ‘Reigniting the Spark’ [REVIEW]

Couple on grass
Healthy relationships don’t just happen. (Photo courtesy Canva)

Relationships are hard. We’ve been together for a couple decades now, and like everyone, we’ve had some ups and downs. But looking around at couples these days, particularly in the throws of the pandemic, we realize just how fortunate we are to still get along and enjoy each other’s company. Still, there’s a reason Oprah said just a few months back that by the time all this is behind us, there are going to be a lot of couples breaking up. All this unexpected togetherness can be challenging! But how do you keep love alive and well? Well, we’re not going to try and give you expert answers. Instead, we want to introduce you to Dr. Bruce Chalmer, author of Reigniting the Spark: Why Stable Relationships Lose Intimacy, and How to Get It Back.

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Kelly Miller’s ‘Accusing Mr. Darcy’ is the ‘Pride and Prejudice’ Variation Thriller Fans Have Been Waiting For [REVIEW]

Nine Stones Close, Derbyshire, showing the four stones that remain.
When someone is brutally killed in Derbyshire, everyone is a suspect, including Mr. Darcy. (Photo by Michael Maggs, Wikipedia)

He’s handsome. He’s charming. He’s eligible. But is he a killer? When the odds are stacked against him, will Fitzwilliam Darcy be able to prove his innocence and exonerate his good name? Find out in Kelly Miller’s new Pride and Prejudice variation, Accusing Mr. Darcy.

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Anika Scott’s ‘The German Heiress’ Examines Life After WWII from the Other Side of History [REVIEW]

Devastation of Krupp factory, Essen, 1945
The war may have decimated her family’s steel empire, but for a German heiress there is more on the line than she thinks. (Photo Public Domain)

She was one of the most recognized women in Germany. Then the war came. In its wake, she must reinvent herself to survive. But what kind of life can she build for herself when one man has already determined her fate? Discover what it was like to be The German Heiress in Anika Scott’s debut novel.

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