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Eula’s Chess Pie Recipe From “Whistling Past The Graveyard”

Author Susan Crandal shares a chess pie recipe included in her new novel, “Walking Past The Graveyard.” The Southern dessert is a classic, and an easy recipe.

04/09/2014

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Read An Excerpt From “Whistling Past The Graveyard”

In the bestselling tradition of To Kill a Mockingbird and The Secret Life of Bees, Whistling Past the Graveyard is an unforgettable story of friendship’s healing powers set against the backdrop of 1960s Mississippi.

04/02/2014

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The Biggest Pregnancy Myths Debunked by Expert Linda Geddes

Simon & Schuster author Linda Geddes explores and debunks common baby and pregnancy myths here.

03/11/2014

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Five Tips for Getting the Most From Your 401(k) Plan

Whether you’re 25 or 55, you know you’ll want to retire one day – and to retire in comfort you must save. These five simple steps can help you make a big difference in your efforts to reach retirement with lots of money in your retirement account.

03/03/2014

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Best Books For Finding Love This Valentine’s Day

Looking for that perfect book for your loved one? Our friends at Simon & Schuster have a lot of fantastic dating guides and a few less-traditional reads to help you feel the love this Valentine’s Day.

01/19/2014

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Buddy Valastro’s Citrus Olive Oil Cake Recipe

In Buddy Valastro’s newest cookbook, Family Celebrations with the Cake Boss, Buddy shares recipes that suit just about every occasion: from Halloween to Christmas, birthdays to rainy days, there’s no limit to the celebrations one can have!

12/20/2013

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Best Healthy And Diet Books For The New Year

With New Year’s just around the corner, you’re ready to be fitter, trimmer, and healthier. These great books from Simon & Schuster will help you kick off 2014 the right way—and stick to your health resolutions this year.

12/20/2013

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Pecan Or Angel Slices From The Joy Of Cooking

Irma Rombauer, author of The Joy Of Cooking, was an accomplished home baker. Make her Pecan or Angel slices for your holiday cookie swap or your Christmas dessert table.

12/19/2013

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Kitchen Basics: Know Your Oven From The Joy Kitchen

Megan Scott, from Joy Of Cooking and the blog The Joy Kitchen, shares tips on how to know your oven.

12/19/2013

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Great Books for Kids this Holiday Season

From toddlers to teens, these books from Simon & Schuster have you covered for all of your gift-giving needs this year.

12/11/2013

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Holiday Book Gifts For Her

Our friends at Simon & Schuster put together an excellent list of book gifts for the lady in your life: from the hipster, aspiring home chef, fashion focused, or book club leader, everyone on your list will be thrilled to open a box with one of these great reads.

12/02/2013

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Holiday Book Gifts For Him

Horror fans, pop-culture aficionados, trivia champions, or those just in search of a little bit of inspiration will love any of these books. From Stephen King to Duck Dynastyto The Beatles, there’s something for every man in your life on this list from our friends at Simon & Schuster.

12/02/2013

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Best Bookstores in Chicago for Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday is coming up. Here are Chicago’s best indie bookstores, to visit and support local businesses.

11/26/2013

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Ask An Expert: 5 Tips to Winterize Your Closet

Unless you have a closet that rivals the size of a small bedroom, the changing of the seasons usually means reorganizing.

10/14/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 10 Secrets for Your Suitcase

Follow Bethenny Frankel’s tips for packing light so that your luggage doesn’t slow you down on your next trip.

10/04/2013

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Vegan Baking Recipes From The Skinny Bitch

Kim Barbouin, author of the Skinny Bitch series, shares her favorite vegan sweets recipes so you can bake up a storm.

09/25/2013

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Bethenny Frankel’s 8 Questions To Ask When Traveling On A Budget

Bethenny Frankel shares an excerpt from Skinnygirl Solutions. If you’re traveling on a budget, first ask yourself these eight questions.

08/22/2013

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Best Books For Mom This Mother’s Day

Looking for some good books for Mom this Mother’s Day? Our friends at Simon & Schuster put together this great list covering everything from personal memoirs to fictional mysteries and more.

05/02/2013

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Bryan Gruley’s Favorite Chicago Hockey Spots

Bryan Gruley, reporter at large for Bloomberg News and author of The Skeleton Box – he’s also a hockey fan. Here, Gruley shares his favorite Chicago hockey spots.

05/22/2012

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@MayorEmanuel’s Guide To Chicago

An author’s virtual take on Chicago’s real mayor and real favorite places, this list provides a tour to the new book from Simon & Schuster.

11/08/2011

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