Hi everyone, Happy Spring!

Here are our suggested daily recommended titles in print or media and digital formats.

Our digital suggestion for today is the current Big Read e-book:

Art of the Pie: A Practical Guide to Homemade Crusts, Fillings, and Life

by Kate McDermott:

NOTE: The fact that this is the current BIG READ title means that it is available for everyone to checkout, at once, with no waiting!  And pie is good at anytime of the year So check it out!

Here’s a description of the book:

One of 2016’s BEST COOKBOOKS*, THE Pie-Baking Bible**, an INSTANT CLASSIC***, with raves from NPR, Oprah.com, USA Today, Bon Appetit, Cosmopolitan, Outlander Kitchen, and more

“A new baking bible.” (*Wall Street Journal)
“If there’s such a thing as a pie guru, it’s Kate McDermott.” (*Sunset Magazine)

“The next best thing to taking one of her classes.”(*The Washington Post)

“Gorgeous…a dream of a cookbook.” (*Eat Your Books)

“Heartwarming and funny…an instructive debut.” (*Library Journal)

“Utterly exquisite, will steal your heart. RUN, don’t walk, to order your copy. (**The Blender Girl)

“Not just on crusts and fillings but life itself. A keeper.” (***Atlanta Journal-Constitution)

“Whether you’re a seasoned pie hand or a beginner with more enthusiasm than skill, Kate’s got you covered.” (Dorie Greenspan)

“One of the best books written on the topic.” (Publishers Weekly)

Kate McDermott, who learned to make pie from her Iowa grandmother, has taught the time-honored craft of pie-making to thousands of people. Here she shares her secrets to great crusts (including gluten-free options), fabulous fillings, and to living a good life.

This is the only PIE cookbook you need.

Here’s a link to the checkout page in the Digital Catalog:

https://stls.overdrive.com/media/2736161

And the physical item for today is the print book:

A Death at the Yoga Café by Michelle Kelly:

Keeley Carpenter has found her center. After returning to Befrey, the traditional English village she called home ten years ago, she’s opened her dream yoga café, which doubles as both a yoga studio and a delicious vegetarian café. Even better, Keeley is dating handsome Detective Ben Taylor, and things are beginning to look serious.
Too bad things never seem to run smoothly for long. Eager to get involved with the local community, Keeley sets up a booth at the annual Belfrey Arts Festival, along with her nemesis, fellow small business owner Raquel. Preparing herself to play nice, she’s shocked when Raquel’s boyfriend, Town Mayor Gerald, is found dead after a public spat. Despite Ben’s strict warnings to stay out of it, Keeley isn’t going to let an innocent woman take the blame for the murder―even if it is glamorous, spoiled Raquel.
Now Keeley must balance a precarious murder investigation with the demands of her growing business and now-strained relationship. But when the killer takes a personal interest in Keeley, can she find the culprit before she gets bent out of shape? Charming and delicious, Michelle Kelly’s A Death at the Yoga Cafe features recipes from Keeley’s café and is perfect for fans of cozy mystery lovers everywhere!

Here’s a link to the request page for the book in StarCat:

https://goo.gl/WCv9J6

You can also request print books by calling the library at: 607-936-3713 x 502.

Have a great day!
Linda, SSCL

Online Catalog Links:

StarCat: The catalog of physical materials, i.e. print books, DVDs, audiobooks on CD etc. http://starcat.stls.org/

The Digital Catalog: The catalog of e-books, downloadable audiobooks and a handful of streaming videos: https://stls.overdrive.com/

Freegal Music Service: This music service is free to library card holders and offers the option to download, and keep, three free songs per week and to stream three hours of commercial free music each day: http://stlsny.freegalmusic.com/

Zinio: Digital magazines on demand and for free! Back issues are available and you can even choose to be notified by email when the new issue of your favorite magazine is available: https://www.rbdigital.com/stlschemungcony

About Library Mobile Apps:

You can access digital library content on PCs, Macs and mobile devices. For mobile devices simply download the OverDrive, Freegal or Zinio app from your app store to get started. If you have questions call the library at: 607-936-3713 and one of our Digital Literacy Specialists will be happy to assist you.

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