Friday, September 9, 2011

All About Peaches

Try one of these books to celebrate the harvest season!

Peach Cobbler Murder Peach Cobbler Murder
By Fluke, Joanne
2005-03 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
0758201540 CHECK CATALOG

Hanna Swensen takes on an unexpected new role as prime suspect in Joanne Fluke's latest, most satisfying mystery which serves up deliciously unpredictable plot twists along with mouthwatering recipes everyone will love. …More

Peach Cookbook: Beverages, Breakfast Treats, Appetizers, Soups, Salads, Entrees and Deserts Peach Cookbook: Beverages, Breakfast Treats, Appetizers, Soups, Salads, Entrees and Deserts
By Brodeur, Mimi
2009-01 - Stackpole Books
9780811704731 CHECK CATALOG

Sweet and succulent, peaches are America's favorite fruit. In Mimi's newest book of original recipes, peaches maintain their starring role in desserts, such as sumptuous peach ice cream, peach schnappy crme brule, and peach upside-down cake with rum cream. But the fruit adds new character depth to other dishes--buttermilk peach muffins or blackberry peach French toast for breakfast, peach bruschetta or chilled peach soup for an appetizer, and smoke-rubbed skirt steak with peach chive butter or spicy pork spareribs with peach glaze for a main course at dinner. A variety of recipes for beverages--from sparkling peach lemonade to peach crantini--are included as refreshing accompaniments. …More

The Peach Keeper The Peach Keeper
By Allen, Sarah Addison
2011-03 - Bantam
9780553807226 CHECK CATALOG BookPage Notable Title

Her marriage a shambles, Willa Jackson returns home to Walls of Water, the town where she grew up, and tries to fit in. There she discovers an extraordinary feud that has divided two sisters for decades. …More

Each Peach Pear Plum Each Peach Pear Plum
By Ahlberg, Janet
Author Ahlberg, Allan
1979-03 - Viking Children's Books
0670287059 CHECK CATALOG

Rhymed text and illustrations invite the reader to play "I Spy" with a variety of Mother Goose and other folklore characters. …More

Epitaph for a Peach: Four Seasons on My Family Farm Epitaph for a Peach: Four Seasons on My Family Farm
By Masumoto, David Mas
1900-01 - HarperOne
9780062510259 CHECK CATALOG

A lyrical, sensuous and thoroughly engrossing memoir of one critical year in the life of an organic peach farmer, Epitaph for a Peach is "a delightful narrative . . . with poetic flair and a sense of humor" (Library Journal). Line drawings. …More

James and the Giant Peach James and the Giant Peach
By Dahl, Roald
Illustrator Smith, Lane
1996-04 - Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
0679980903 CHECK CATALOG

A young boy escapes from two wicked aunts and embarks on a series of adventures with six giant insects he meets inside a giant peach. …More

Peaches and Screams: A Savannah Reid Mystery Peaches and Screams: A Savannah Reid Mystery
By McKevett, G. A.
2002-01 - Kensington Publishing Corporation
1575667118 CHECK CATALOG

What could be worse than going back home to the rural deep South in the height of August humidity? It's going home to a wedding without a ring on your finger or a date on your arm. But that's the least of Savannah's problems after her kid brother is arrested for murder. Savannah's convinced that Macon has been framed, and she sets out to prove it, with a little assistance from her L.A.-based Moonlight Magnolia Detective agency. …More

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