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The Joy Kitchen Basics: Know Your Oven

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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Pecan Or Angel Slices From “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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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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San Antonio Library Goes All Digital

Walk into the Bexar County digital library in San Antonio and you’ll see plenty of screens, but zero books. BiblioTech doesn’t look like a traditional library, and that’s the point.

11/25/2013

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Evolution At Issue Again In Textbook Debate

Texas is bracing for another clash over how to teach evolution, as the board of education approves new science textbooks. A final public hearing is set for Wednesday.

11/20/2013

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Texans With Character: Girl Scout Troop 839

Girl Scout Troop 839 went well beyond selling cookies, to create a beautiful library where needy Dallas children could learn.

11/08/2013

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Author: Forming “Wealthy Habits” Can Help You Strike It Rich

There are probably a million books promising to show you how to be a millionaire, but if it was that easy we’d all be wealthy, right? If you take the advice of a recently published book, it’s the things you do every day that can help you strike it rich.

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Sarah Palin Book Tour Includes North Texas Stop

Sarah Palin will soon be on a holiday season book tour. Starting next week, the former Alaska governor and GOP vice presidential candidate will be promoting her new book, “Good Tidings and Great Joy: Protecting the Heart of Christmas.”

11/05/2013

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Barnes & Noble Releases New Nook For $119

Barnes & Noble Inc. is releasing a new Nook e-book reader for the holidays, while it evaluates the future of tablet computers.

10/30/2013

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Not-So-Scary Picture Books for Halloween

Halloween is a night of mischief and laughs, tricks and treats, and disguises galore. Our sister company Simon & Schuster recommends reading these not-so-scary picture books with your kids in the coming weeks to give them a little fright and get them excited for the holiday.

10/07/2013

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