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What do the Elkhart Public Library and the Olympics have in Common

Administrator : February 5, 2014 11:37 am : Elkhart Public Library

 

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Soul Food: From Africa to America

Administrator : February 3, 2014 4:28 pm : Elkhart Public Library

It is Black History Month and this column celebrates soul food in a variety of incarnations — food for everyone: families, diabetics, vegans and more. The cookbooks include desserts, traditional dishes, healthy recipes, and modern takes on the conventional. Try something new!

CookbookNew600-ContrastBROWN SUGAR: SOUL FOOD DESSERTS FROM FAMILY AND FRIENDS by Joyce White. HarperCollins, c2003.
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COOKING THE GULLAH WAY, MORNING, NOON, AND NIGHT by Sallie Ann Robinson. University of North Carolina Press, c2007.
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THE FAMILY STYLE SOUL FOOD DIABETES COOKBOOK. American Diabetes Association, c2006.
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HOG & HOMINY: SOUL FOOD FROM AFRICA TO AMERICA by Frederick Douglass Opie. Columbia University Press, c2008.
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NEO SOUL: TAKING SOUL FOOD TO A WHOLE ‘NUTHA LEVEL by Lindsey Williams. Avery, c2006.
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SOUL FOOD: THE SURPRISING STORY OF AN AMERICAN CUISINE, ONE PLATE AT A TIME by Adrian Miller. The University of North Carolina Press, 2013.
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SOUTHERN HOMECOMING TRADITIONS: RECIPES AND REMEMBRANCES by Carolyn Quick Tillery. Citadel Press, c2006.
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Bk-SoulFoodBlog-01SWEETS: A COLLECTION OF SOUL FOOD DESSERTS AND MEMORIES by Patty Pinner. Ten Speed Press, c2003.
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VEGAN SOUL KITCHEN: FRESH, HEALTHY, AND CREATIVE AFRICAN AMERICAN CUISINE by Bryant Terry. Da Capo Life Long, c2009.
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YES, CHEF: A MEMOIR by Marcus Samuelsson. Random House, c2012.
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EPL Staff Reads: February 2014

Administrator : February 3, 2014 11:08 am : Elkhart Public Library

Staff Reads-300-Graphic OnlyHere are some of the books we’ve been
reading while we wait out Old Man Winter.

ALL FUDGED UP, Nancy Coco (PMYS) • A cozy mystery set in a hotel and fudge shop on Mackinac Island.

THE ALL-GIRL FILLING STATION’S LAST REUNION, Fanny Flagg (FIC)

THE APRON BOOK: MAKING, WEARING AND SHARING A BIT OF CLOTH AND COMFORT, EllynAnne Geisel (646.48 G313)

BATTLE MAGIC, Tamora Pierce (YA FIC)

BELOW, Megan McKinlay (JUV FIC)

BETTER NATE THAN EVER, Tim Federle (JUV FIC)

THE BURNING SKY, Ron Faust (FIC) • Are the people hunting animals or are the animals hunting the humans? ~Debbie, Popular Materials

DEATH AT VICTORIA DOCK (PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERIES, book 4), Kerry Greenwood (MYS)

THE DINNER, Herman Koch (FIC)Bk Emerald Green

EMERALD GREEN, Kerstin Gier (YA FIC)

FIRST PHONE CALL FROM HEAVEN, Mitch Albom (FIC)

THE FIERY HEART, Richelle Mead (YA FIC)

THE FOOD AND FEASTS OF JESUS: INSIDE THE WORLD OF FIRST CENTURY FARE, WITH MENUS AND RECIPES, Douglas E. Neel (225.95 N378)

FULL THROTTLE, Erin McCarthy (PROM)

THE GREEN LINE, E. C. Diskin (MYS) • One ride in the wrong direction would change everything. A Chicago attorney takes the wrong train home one night, and that changes everything. This is a debut book, which is another bonus! ~Debbie, Popular Materials

THE HERO’S GUIDE TO STORMING THE CASTLE, Christopher Healy (JUV FIC)

HUMANS OF NEW YORK, Brandon Stanton (974.7 S792)

HUNTED, Karen Robards (ROM) • [A]n exciting read. Why would a well-respected policeman kidnap the mayor?  Could high-level corruption be involved? ~Debbie, Popular Materials

Bk HyperboleHYPERBOLE AND A HALF: UNFORTUNATE SITUATIONS, FLAWED COPING MECHANISMS, MAHEM, AND OTHER THINGS THAT HAPPENED, Allie Brosh (792.7028 B874)

MELTING STONES, Tamora Pierce (YA FIC)

MEMORY IN DEATH, J. D. Robb (MYS)

MURDER ON THE BALLARAT TRAIN (PHRYNE FISHER MYSTERIES, book 3), Kerry Greenwood

ORIGIN IN DEATH, J. D. Robb (MYS)

OUTLIERS: THE STORY OF SUCCESS, Malcolm Gladwell

SAVING THE WORLD AND OTHER EXTREME SPORTS (MAXIMUM RIDE, book 3), James Patterson (YA FIC)

SCHOOL’S OUT– FOREVER (MAXIMUM RIDE, book 2), James Patterson (YA FIC)

SEEING RED, Katheryn Erskine (JUV FIC)

STAR ISLAND, Carl Hiaasen (FIC)

THE TESTING, Joelle Charbonneau (YA FIC) • I would recommend this book to anyone who likes THE HUNGER GAMES. It is about a society that tests the brightest and best of their young people – those who will be the future leaders – to determine who is worthy to attend the University. Will the heroine survive the testing? ~Cheryl, Young People’s Services

THERE ALL ALONG, Lauren Dane & Megan Hart (PROM)

WILL OF THE EMPRESS, Tamora Pierce (YA FIC)

WOLVERINE, Chris Claremont & Frank Miller (GN)

 

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What the Super Bowl and EPL have in Common

Administrator : January 22, 2014 11:49 am : Elkhart Public Library

Watch the video to discover the answer!

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EPL Staff Reads: January, 2014

Administrator : December 30, 2013 10:19 am : Elkhart Public Library

Wow! The folks around here are reading like crazy!
Here’s what we’re curling up with this month:

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ANDREW (LONELY LORDS book 7), Grace Burrowes (PROM)

ATCHISON BLUE: A SEARCH FOR SILENCE, A SPIRITUAL HOME, AND AN AUTHENTIC FAITH, Judith Valente (282.092 V154)

BONE SEASON, Samantha Shannon (FAN)

BOXERS, Gene Luen Yang (YA GN)

CATS AND DAUGHTERS: THEY DON’T ALWAYS COME WHEN CALLED, Helen Brown (306.8743 B878)  • It is great as a stand-alone book, but there is one written before this titled CLEO: THE CAT WHO MENDED A FAMILY.  If I had known that CLEO gives earlier information about this same family, I would have read it first. ~Erika, Magazines & Newspapers

CHICKENS IN THE ROAD: AN ADVENTURE IN ORDINARY SPLENDOR, Suzanne McMinn (975.436 M167)

A CLASH OF KINGS (SONG OF ICE AND FIRE book 2), George R.R. Martin (FAN)

CLEMENTINE AND THE SPRING TRIP, Sara Pennypacker (JUV FIC)

DAVID AND GOLIATH: UNDERDOGS, MISFITS, AND THE ART OF BATTLING GIANTS, Malcolm Gladwell (155.24 G543)  • Uncovers the hidden rules that shape the balance between the weak and the mighty and the powerful and the dispossessed. ~Celine, Reference

DOCTOR SLEEP, Stephen King (HOR)  • Excellent sequel to THE SHINING. The audio book is very good! ~Jeanne, Popular Materials

THE DRAWING OF THE THREE (DARK TOWER book 2), Stephen King (HOR)

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THE DREAM THIEVES, Maggie Stiefvater (YA FIC)

ELEANOR AND PARK, Rainbow Rowell (YA FIC)

ERUPTION!: VOLCANOES AND THE SCIENCE OF SAVING LIVES, Elizabeth Rusch (363.3495 R951)

FANGIRL, Rainbow Rowell (YA FIC)

5TH WAVE, Richard Yancy (YA FIC)

THE HOBBIT, J.R.R. Tolkien (FAN, FIC, YA FAN, YA FIC)

HYPERBOLE AND A HALF, Allie Brosh (792.7028 B874)

JINX, Sage Blackwood (JUV FIC)

KING AND MAXWELL, David Baldacci (FIC)  • I don’t always like his books, but this one is very fun to read. ~Debbie, Popular Materials

KINKED, Thea Harrison (ROM)  • Another awesome story in the ELDER RACES series (romantic fantasy) also available in audio book ~Jeanne, Popular Materials

LACK OF THE IRISH, Ralph McInerny (MYS)

LISTENING FOR LUCCA, Suzanne LaFleur (JUV FIC)

MISQUOTING JESUS: THE STORY BEHIND WHO CHANGED THE BIBLE AND WHY, Bart D. Ehrman (225.48 E33)

MR. PENUMBRA’S 24-HOUR BOOKSTORE, Robin Sloan

THE NAKED NOW, Richard Rohr (248.22 R739)

A NATURAL HISTORY OF DRAGONS: A MEMOIR BY LADY TRENT, Marie Brennan (FAN)

OUTLIERS: THE STORY OF SUCCESS, Malcolm Gladwell (302 G543o)

QUEEN VICTORIA’S BOOK OF SPELLS: AN ANTHOLOGY OF GASLAMP FANTASY (FAN)

ROYAL RANGER, John Flanagan (JUV FIC)

SAINTS, Gene Luen Yang (YA GN)

SALT: A STORY OF FRIENDSHIP IN A TIME OF WAR, Helen Frost (JUV FIC)

THE SECRET, Rhonda Byrne (158.1 B995)

THE SOUND AND THE FURRY (CHET AND BERNIE MYSTERY #6), Spencer Quinn (MYS)

STAR ISLAND, Carl Hiaasen (FIC)

SURVIVOR IN DEATH, JD Robb (MYS)

A STUDY IN SHERLOCK: STORIES INSPIRED BY THE HOLMES CANON, ed. Laurie R. King & Leslie S. Klinger (eBook)

TRUE BLUE SCOUTS OF SUGAR MAN SWAMP, Kathi Appelt (JUV FIC)

THE YEAR OF BILLY MILLER, Kevin Henkes (JUV FIC)

THE ZOMBIE SURVIVAL GUIDE: COMPLETE PROTECTION FROM THE LIVING DEAD, Max Brooks (818.602 B873)

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