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Do you remember the first time you read The Outsiders? It's been five decades since it was published, written when Hinton was herself merely sixteen. We sent her some questions about the 50th anniversary, her favorite line from the book, and more... Continue reading
Posted 6 hours ago at Omnivoracious
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Traditional chicken pot pie, you are dead to me. After making the Will It Skillet? version I will never again return to chicken pot pie with a crust, and my family will certainly never let me. Try it yourself for an easier--and tastier--update to this comfort food classic. Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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Raina Telgemeier has made a huge impact on bringing graphic novels to a wider young readership, especially for girls. Smile and Sisters have been wildly popular, and her latest book, Ghosts, quickly became a bestseller and a must-read for young fans. Continue reading
Posted May 12, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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Best-selling author Dennis Lehane is getting raves for his new book, Since We Fell, but today he's talking about three of his favorite reads... Continue reading
Posted May 11, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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Edna Lewis' classic is here, along with The French Laundry Cookbook and it's contemporary equivalent... See what cookbooks award-winner Vivian Howard couldn't do without. Continue reading
Posted May 9, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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John Boyne has been widely acclaimed for The Boy in the Striped Pajamas, his young adult novel of the Holocaust told from the perspective of a 9-year-old German boy. He wrote the foreword to the newly released young adult edition of Viktor Frankl's Man's Search for Meaning, and we have an excerpt from it to share with readers... Continue reading
Posted May 3, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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How does it feel to go from being the gorgeous, revered god Apollo to a sixteen-old mortal named Lester? Yeah, not so good... Here's what Apollo himself considers the top five horrors of being a teenager. Continue reading
Posted May 2, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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The prestigious James Beard awards for cookbooks published in 2016 were handed out last night in Chicago. Here are some of the winners: Continue reading
Posted Apr 26, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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My favorite new kitchen machine and the companion cookbook. My weeknights just got easier... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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Looking ahead to World Book Day here are five favorite children's books about imagination and the endless possibility inside every story... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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A cookbook that could double as a coffee table book--just make sure none of your guests slips away with it once they get a look inside... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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Our favorite brand new books for kids of all ages--from a new picture book adventure with the beloved pig Olivia to fast-paced science fiction to thrill older readers. Continue reading
Posted Apr 13, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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One of the easiest weeknight meals I've made in a long time, from Robyn Stone's cookbook, Add a Pinch. Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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In far-flung jungles and parched desert landscapes across the globe, there are sights most of us could never imagine, much less see. In Atlas Obscura you'll see, and learn about, many of them. Here's a little slice... Continue reading
Posted Apr 4, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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The only chicken salad recipe you'll ever need--or want--that's perfect for a meeting of books, food, and friends. Oh, and pink wine... Continue reading
Posted Mar 29, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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A day with two award-winning chefs, Marcus Samuelsson and Thierry Rautureau, checking out some of Seattle's best local flavor and hats. Yes, hats. Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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That say that a picture is worth a thousand words, and in Kate T. Parker's newly released book of photographs those words are about the definition of pretty. Strength, determination, joy, and kindness are just a few of them... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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Chosen from a stellar lineup of finalists, here are a handful of cookbooks that took home a prize at this year's International Culinary Association of America awards ceremony. Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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It's that time, today's the day that children everywhere Read Across America in celebration of Dr. Seuss and his contribution to the world of children's literacy. Continue reading
Posted Mar 2, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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Innovator, loyal friend, and a woman with an infectious zest for life. What author Amy Gary learned about one of our most iconic children's book authors. Continue reading
Posted Feb 28, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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This month our picks for the top ten new cookbooks include the memoir of a man who holds a key to some most exclusive restaurants in NYC, how to be a pho pro, and taking the American classic cheeseburger and fries and morphing it into another comfort favorite--meatloaf. Continue reading
Posted Feb 23, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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When Julia Child was trying to get Mastering the Art of French Cooking published she didn't have an easy time of it. It was with Alfred A. Knopf that the book found a home, and reproduced here is an essay Child wrote for the publishing house's magazine in remembrance of the man himself. Continue reading
Posted Feb 21, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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There's something magical in seeing a child engrossed in a book or asking you to please read to them and seeing their eyes light up as you turn the pages. Giving every kid a chance to discover a love of reading is what RIF is all about... Continue reading
Posted Feb 20, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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This month's top picks in Young Adult include two powerful historical novels, a magical fantasy, the criminal underworld, a graphic novel, and gladiators... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2017 at Omnivoracious
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This is not a drill. Philip Pullman has a new book coming in the fall and it's the one we've been waiting for... Continue reading
Posted Feb 14, 2017 at Omnivoracious