It’s a Party!


Experience the joys and perils of party-planning whether imagined or real.

Back When We Were Grownups. Back When We Were Grownups by Anne Tyler  FIC TYL
After years of planning parties for a living,Rebecca now wonders if she took the right path in life.

A Dark and Stormy Night. A Dark and Stormy Night by Jeanne Dams  MYS DAM
When Dorothy and Alan Martin are invited as guests at a country house,  they are in for a surprise when the visit doesn’t go as expected.

Fete Accompli! The Ultimate Guide to Creative Entertaining  by Lara Shriftman  642.4 S
Party experts give advice on what you need to do for a spectacular party--no matter what the gathering’s size.

The Good Neighbor Cookbook: 125 Easy and Delicious Recipes to Surprise and Satisfy the New Moms, New Neighbors, Recuperating Friends, Community-Meeting Members, Book Club Cohorts, and Block Party Pals in Your Life!  The Good Neighbor Cookbook: 125 Easy and Delicious Recipes to Surprise and Satisfy the New Moms, New Neighbors, Recuperating Friends, Community-Meeting Members, Book Club Cohorts, and Block Party Pals in Your Life!  by Suzanne Schlosberg and Sara Quessenberry   641.5 Q 2011
A recipe developer and a food stylist emphasize a sense of community in the recipes they share.

The Heart of the Plate. The Heart of the Plate by Mollie Katzen 641.5636 K
Katzen, author of The Moosewood Cookbook, offers recipes that emphasize the natural flavors found in vegetarian cuisine.

How to Dine on Killer Wine. How to Dine on Killer Wine: A Party-Planning Mystery by Penny Warner MYS WAR
As event planner Presley Parker is overseeing her first wine tasting, a member of an environmental group is murdered. She works to find out who wanted the woman dead.

Meals in heels. Meals in Heels: Do-Ahead Dishes for the Dinner Party Diva  by Jennifer Joyce  642.4 J
Joyce’sadvice on how to prepare virtually everything ahead of time helps anyone throwing a party become an organized dinner party diva.

Seriously Simple Parties: Recipes, Menus & Advice for Effortless Entertaining Seriously Simple Parties: Recipes, Menus & Advice for Effortless Entertaining by  Diane Rossen Worthington 641.5 W
An award-winning radio show host shares recipes and entertaining advice certain to make anyparty fun and successful.

 


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