South Branch Staff Picks Category: Books

Cake Mix Creations by Taste of Home

Taste of HomeLearn the art of baking with Taste of Home Cake Mix Creations.  With 216 fool-proof recipes, this book will inspire all from the beginner, intermediate or advanced baker. Brightly accompanied by full color photographs with every recipe, you can bake with confidence for any special occasion. From cookies and bars to cakes and tortes, Cake Mix Creations will guide you through the kitchen with creativity.

Aprende el arte de hornear con Taste of Home Cake Mix Creations.  Cuenta con 216 recetas, este libro inspirará desde principiantes, hasta avanzados cocineros. Bellamente acompañado por fotografías a todo color en cada receta, se puede hornear con confianza para cualquier ocasión especial. Desde galletas y barras hasta pasteles y tortas, Cake Mix Creations le guiará a través de la cocina con la creatividad.

Babymouse Monster Mash by Jennifer and Matthew Holm

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The Babymouse graphic novel series is enjoyable for grades 2-4; Monster Mash is a great read for October! Babymouse is going to have a monster mash of a Halloween party at her house after school. The only problem is… she has no idea what to dress up as. And, the pesky boys say that she has to dress up pretty and not scary like she wants. Also, Felicia, the mean little cat in her grade, invited herself and now everyone wants to come. What will Babymouse wear? And, will Felicia ruin her party? Felicia has a few tricks of her own waiting for Babymouse.

Stick It! By T.L. Bonaddio

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Duct tape is useful for more than just making your pesky little brother be quiet and reattaching your muffler to your car. You can now accessorize yourself with duct tape wallets, rings, bracelets, arm bands, necklaces, purses, bags, belts, bow-ties, flip-flops, and more! Stick It! is a neat book gives you a picture along with instructions to make the coolest things out of duct tape.

Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez

Love in the Time of CholeraLove in the time of Cholera by Gabriel García Márquez:

For more than fifty years, Florentino Ariza has waited for the woman of his dreams.  Unfortunately, Fermina Daza has forgotten all about him a long time ago, moving on with her life and marrying a wealthy doctor.  But when her husband dies, the now old Fermina finds herself besieged again by the suitor of her youth.  This is a wonderful novel that I would highly recommend, Márquezis a master of the written word and truly draws you into his world. Love in the Time of Cholera is a story that you’ll have a hard time putting down.