Terri's Staff Picks

The Residence: Inside the Private World of the White House Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062305206
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Published: Harper Paperbacks - March 8th, 2016

This book allows you to see inside the White House through the eyes of White House residence staff that faithfully serve and care for each first family without regard to politics.  Beginning with the Kennedy family and ending with the Obama family, the stories told are not the typical ones you read in the news!

George Washington's Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved the American Revolution Cover Image
ISBN: 9781595231109
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Published: Sentinel - October 28th, 2014

This is not the history lesson regarding the American Revolution that I remember! The activities of the six-member Culper Spy Ring that operated in the heart of British-occupied New York were crucial to the success of the American Revolution.  Also interesting is that one of the six spies was a woman!

Little Women: The Original Classic Novel with Photos from the Major Motion Picture Cover Image
By Louisa May Alcott, Greta Gerwig (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781419741203
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - November 5th, 2019

This timeless classic is one of my favorites!  With the eighth film adaptation due to be released this year on December 25th, this book may be a perfect Christmas gift!

How to Cook Everything—Completely Revised Twentieth Anniversary Edition: Simple Recipes for Great Food Cover Image
ISBN: 9781328545435
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Published: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt - October 1st, 2019

Mark Bittman teaches you how to cook everything, offering practical tips, advice, and recipe variations.  It's like getting a family cookbook with handwritten notes written in the margins!