Once Upon a Wine

Once Upon a Wine
Author: Beth Kendrick
Publsiher: Penguin
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2016-07-26
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780698188501

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From the “sharp, sassy, [and] surprisingly emotional”* author of In Dog We Trust comes a novel set in the charming seaside town of Black Dog Bay, Delaware... Cammie Breyer needs a big glass of cabernet—her restaurant failed and her chef boyfriend left for a hotter kitchen. Just when she thinks she’s hit rock bottom, her Aunt Ginger calls with a surprise. She’s bought a vineyard—in Delaware. At Ginger’s command, Cammie returns to Black Dog Bay, the seaside town where she spent her childhood summers with her aunt and her cousin, Kat. The three women reunite, determined to succeed. There’s only one little problem: None of them knows the first thing about wine making. And it turns out, owning a vineyard isn’t all wine and roses. It’s dirt, sweat, and desperation. Every day brings financial pitfalls, unruly tourists, romantic dilemmas, and second thoughts. But even as they struggle, they cultivate hidden talents and new passions. While the grapes ripen under the summer sun, Cammie discovers that love, like wine, is layered, complex, delicious, and worth waiting for…

Once Upon a Princess

Once Upon a Princess
Author: Demelza Carlton
Publsiher: Lost Plot Press
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2021-04-17
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9182736450XXX

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Twelve raven princes. A mermaid who longs to be human. A mysterious sleeping princess. And a fairy godmother who fights dragons… Once upon a time, before the Brothers Grimm, when fairytales were romantic fantasies for entertaining adults and frightening children… Four twisted tales inspired by the classic fairytales…for adults who still love reading fairytales, though they're a little darker now, making that happily ever after so much sweeter. This box set includes: Revel: Twelve Dancing Princesses Retold Twelve princesses. One wounded soldier. A mystery that must be solved. Once upon a time… Princess Bianca is sent with her sisters to the summer palace, a place no maiden has ever returned from. While her sisters seem perfectly happy, she has only one desire: escape. Vasco, a wounded soldier on his way home from war, stumbles across the summer palace and sets out to solve the mystery no man has managed to yet. If only they let him live long enough… Can the fair maiden and the wounded soldier uncover the sinister secret before it’s too late? Silence: Little Mermaid Retold A little mermaid. A prince to save. Only silence can break the spell. Once upon a time… The mermaid Margareta saved Prince Erik from a shipwreck. Wanting to see the prince again, Margareta strikes a bargain with the Master of Beacon Isle. If she saves his sons from a terrible curse, he will reunite her with Prince Erik. All she has to do is stay silent until the curse is broken. Silence is a virtue…until Prince Erik arrives early, searching for the mermaid who saved his life. Can two hearts speak louder than words? Awaken: Sleeping Beauty Retold A sleeping beauty. A kingdom frozen in time. Only one can save them all. Once upon a time… Lord Siward intended to go hunting, but when he stumbles upon a ruined castle and accidentally wakes the mysterious maiden sleeping inside, he knows his holiday is over. With the kingdom in trouble, Siward should be protecting the realm, but every time Rosamond looks at him, he gets lost in the girl’s green eyes. Who is the mysterious beauty, and why does he feel she holds the key to the kingdom’s deliverance? Fall: Scheherazade Retold Dragon vs fairy godmother - who will win? When young fairy godmother Zoraida finds herself fighting a losing battle with a dragon to save her godson, she's forced to use her magic to flee. Only to find herself in the middle of a freezing blizzard. Rescued by a traveller, she faces a new challenge: can they survive the storm to see Christmas morning?

Once Upon Stilettos

Once Upon Stilettos
Author: Shanna Swendson
Publsiher: Ballantine Books
Total Pages: 320
Release: 2006-04-25
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9780345493385

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Click your heels three times and say, “There’s no place like Bloomies!” Katie Chandler’s life is pure magic–literally. As an executive assistant at Magic, Spells, and Illusions, Inc., she’s seen more than her share of fantastical occurrences. A mere Manhattan mortal, Katie is no wizard, but she’s a wiz at exposing “hokum” pocus, cloaked lies, and deceptive enchantments. And she’s fallen under the all-too-human spell of attraction to Owen, a hunky wizard and coworker. Owen, however, is preoccupied. Someone has broken into his office and disrupted top-secret files, and it reeks of an inside job. CEO Merlin (yes, the Merlin) and taps Katie and her special ability to uncover the magical mole. Keeping her feelings in check while sleuthing alongside Owen, Katie is shocked to discover that her immunity to magic is waning, putting her in grave danger. Soon she’s surrendering to the charms and enchantments of everyone and everything around her, including a killer pair of red stilettos. Katie must now conjure up her natural instincts to get to the bottom of the break-in, regain her power, and win the wizard of her dreams.

ONCE UPON THE WATER

ONCE UPON THE WATER
Author: Mike Yurk
Publsiher: AuthorHouse
Total Pages: 376
Release: 2012-08-02
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9781477245392

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Once Upon The Water is a series of adventures that take you fishing along with the author from Canada to Mexico with numerous stops closer to Mike Yurk’s home in the upper Mid West. But the adventures are more than travels to faraway places and catching fish. They are memories shared with friends and family that make them. There are recollections of fishing over the years with a cousin, taking Mike’s 82 year old mother fishing, a tribute to the grandfather who taught Mike how to fish, and reminiscences of his father while fishing his father’s favorite trout stream. Adventures with his son and sons-in-law illustrate the special relationships formed and crazy antics occurring while fishing together. A lazy day of fishing on a hot summer day with Mike’s wife evoke the joys of when the living is easy. There are fishing tales from Alabama in an email from England and a testimonial to a buddy who travels from Germany to fish in America. Join Mike and long time friends as they fish when it is twenty below zero on a winter day in northern Minnesota, a trip when they catch walleyes from a remote lake in Canada and on another adventure where they fish for smallmouth bass that are as big as footballs. Old bonds are rekindled with family and friends during an annual gathering where the champagne and memories flow. An old and new friend fish together in Key West and a new fishing buddy is found due to a chance encounter on the way to Mexico. Fishing is an adventure not because of where you are or what you catch but because of the people who share it with you. It all starts once upon the water.

Once Upon A House

Once Upon A House
Author: Bobbe Tatreau
Publsiher: iUniverse
Total Pages: 252
Release: 2010-04-27
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 1450222986

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When Dani Springer's teenage son decides to move to the East Coast to live with his father, she pulls up stakes and heads for the Berkshires to open a Bed and Breakfast, and wait for him to come to his senses. She finds the perfect New England Colonial with a magnificent English-style cottage garden. The only catch is that the house comes with the eighty-three year old owner, who will only sell the house if she can continue living in the guesthouse, rent free. At first, the arrangement seems simple enough, but nothing about the relationship between Dani and Clarissa Hamilton is simple because, long ago, the house became the most important part of Clarissa's life. Now that it is being turned into a business, she is not amused and finds ways to sabotage Dani's efforts to get The Maples up and running. The battle between the women is sometimes funny, sometimes painful. The wild card in the mix is Evan Murray, the landscape architect who is reworking the cottage garden. The threads of Clarissa's, Evan's, and Dani's lives become entangled as Evan and Clarissa come to terms with a past they didn't know they shared.

Once Upon a Chef Weeknight Weekend

Once Upon a Chef  Weeknight Weekend
Author: Jennifer Segal
Publsiher: Clarkson Potter
Total Pages: 288
Release: 2021
Genre: Cooking
ISBN: 9780593231838

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100 dependable recipes including no-fuss weeknight dinners plus leisurely weekend meals to look forward to, from the bestselling author of Once Upon a Chef. Years before she started her popular Once Upon a Chef blog, back when she became a new mom, Jennifer Segal kept a recipe binder divided into two sections- Weeknight and Weekend. This is how she thought about what to cook for dinner, and, fifteen years later, it still is. In this versatile collection, you'll find seventy recipes for fast and easy weeknight meals, like Sesame-Ginger Meatballs and Pecorino-Crusted Chicken with Rosemary, and thirty recipes for slow, soothing weekend cooking, whether that's company-friendly Sear-Roasted Beef Tenderloin with Horseradish Cream Sauce or lazy Sunday morning Popovers with Salted Maple Butter. You'll also find Jenn's favorite desserts, like Cherry Ricotta Cake and Triple Chocolate Cheesecake, that are easy enough for the weeknight rush and luscious enough for weekend rest and celebration. Featuring seventy all-new dishes plus thirty fan favorites from her popular blog, Once Upon a Chef, each recipe is tested and retested multiple times in Jenn's home kitchen to ensure they are reliable, delicious, and sure to please every night of the week.

The Republic of Biafra Once Upon a Time in Nigeria

The Republic of Biafra  Once Upon a Time in Nigeria
Author: Dr Onyema Nkwocha
Publsiher: AuthorHouse
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2010
Genre: History
ISBN: 9781452068671

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Not quite four months after the Western Region's election of October 10, 1965, did the localized mayhem in that Region find its way furiously into the center of the nation on January 15, 1966! It was like a whirl-wind of nothing but anarchy and lawlessness. The serious aftermath of the marred and rigged election was that it acted as the last straw that broke the Carmel's back, providing immediate reason for the army to overthrow the government of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe. Anarchy ensued; a counter coup led to the death of Major-General Ironsi. Callous barbarous massacre of thousands of easterners in the North followed. With their lives in jeopardy, easterners fled for safety to eastern region; refugee crisis followed. To guarantee their safety, easterners seceded from Nigeria and on May 30th 1967, formed an independent and sovereign nation of the Republic of Biafra. Determined to bring Easterners back, on July 6, 1967 Nigeria invaded Biafra; waged a gruesome thirty-month-civil war against Biafra. Nigeria blockaded Biafra on land, sea and air, to prevent food from entering Biafra. A malnutrition disease, Kwashiorkor that caused the deaths of thousands of Biafrans, followed. Nigeria bombed Biafran civilians, killing thousands. On January 12, 1970 the war ended leaving more than three million people dead in a war that was totally avoidable!

Love the Wine You re With

Love the Wine You re With
Author: Kim Gruenenfelder
Publsiher: St. Martin's Griffin
Total Pages: 384
Release: 2017-06-13
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781466874633

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Three best friends decide to open a wine bar in Echo Park LA, where they encounter the trials and tribulations of dating, love, and life in Kim Gruenenfelder's Love the Wine You're With. "Balancing moments of profound wisdom with pithy observations, Love the Wine You’re With will brighten your day faster than a glass of chardonnay.” —Jennifer Lancaster, New York Times bestselling author of Bitter Is the New Black and The Tao of Martha “Gruenenfelder’s women are smart, likable and good to each other.” —Kirkus Reviews Jessie is finally about to realize her life-long goal of owning her own house, the first step to a wonderful marriage, kids, and life with her boyfriend of three years, Kevin; except after they find the perfect place, Kevin suddenly gets cold feet. Nat is having a passionate affair with her gorgeous British boss Marc—unfortunately, he’s married. Now what? Holly is an actress who still waits tables to pay the bills, and who is coping with the recent loss of her father. A particularly bad audition, where she snaps and tells off a big director, leads her to wonder what to do when you stop loving what you do. (And also what to do about her hot neighbor. Because, you know, hot neighbor.) After each girl finishes a particularly awful workday, the three friends meet at their favorite wine bar, which has been sold by its owner for a huge profit and will close that night. In a moment of tipsy brazenness, Jessie suggests that the three of them open their own wine bar in the gentrifying Echo Park area of Los Angeles. An unapologetically girly place for good wine and good friends—which leads to a challenge for each woman: how do you fix a life that’s not actually broken, but needs an upgrade?

One Step Away

One Step Away
Author: Sherryl Woods,Allison Leigh
Publsiher: Harlequin
Total Pages: 512
Release: 2015-11-24
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781460384176

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ONE STEP FORWARD… In Berry Ridge, Vermont, Beth Callahan had found a place to start over. She'd started a successful real estate and design business in the quaint, picturesque town, and she'd even found her perfect house…where she dreamed of someday living and raising a family. Until a reckless bachelor bought it out from under her. TWO STEPS BACK Ken Hutchinson loved the charming Victorian on sight, and once he got the town's best designer to make it his, it would be perfect. But Beth Callahan seemed to disapprove of everything he wanted to do with the house—and of him. Ken wasn't sure why Beth's opinion was suddenly the only thing that mattered, but one thing he was sure of was that only Beth could make the house a home…for both of them. BONUS BOOK INCLUDED IN THIS VOLUME! Once Upon a Proposal by New York Times bestselling author Allison Leigh Gabriel Gannon only needed Bobbie Fairchild to pretend to be his fiancée…but she certainly wouldn't have to pretend she was attracted to the sexy businessman. And that was the problem…

Once Upon an Austin

Once Upon an Austin
Author: Daniel Lance Wright
Publsiher: Rogue Phoenix Press
Total Pages: 167
Release: 2018-12-26
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781624203978

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Carlee Cayne’s career in the U-S Marshal Service suddenly becomes fraught with more danger than she bargained for. Forced to shoot and kill a drug cartel leader’s brother puts a target on her by the vengeance seeking kingpin. The promise of another chance at love comes along with the appearance of Lincoln Bridger in her life. He shows her the way to a better, and safer, existence. But first, she and best friend Dixie Vega have dangerous business to tend to before that can be possible. She must stop the relentless stalking by the revenge-seeking drug lord, Rogelio Ortiz.

Once Upon a Lie

Once Upon a Lie
Author: Maggie Barbieri
Publsiher: Minotaur Books
Total Pages: 304
Release: 2013-12-10
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781250011688

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Maeve Conlon's life is coming apart at the seams. Her bakery is barely making ends meet, and one of her daughters spends as much time grounded as the other does studying. Her ex-husband has a new wife, a new baby, and a look of pity for Maeve that's absolutely infuriating. Her father insists he's still independent, but he's slowly and obviously succumbing to Alzheimer's. And now, her cousin Sean Donovan has been found dead, sitting in his car in a public park in quiet Farringville, New York, shot through the head. There was never much love lost between Maeve and Sean and she's not exactly devastated by his death, but suddenly the police are poking around asking the family questions. It's just one more hassle Maeve doesn't have time for, until she realizes that her father, whose memory and judgment are unreliable at best, is a suspect in the murder. Maeve is determined to clear his name, but is she prepared to cope with the dark memories and long-hidden secrets that doing so might dredge up? Maggie Barbieri will mesmerize readers with Once Upon a Lie, a gripping novel about family, justice, and the choices we make that define who we are.

Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time
Author: Sheila Egoff
Publsiher: Orca Book Publishers
Total Pages: 176
Release: 2005-09-01
Genre: Biography & Autobiography
ISBN: 9781551433356

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The author describes her life and career as a children's librarian in Canada.

Once Upon a Crime

Once Upon a Crime
Author: Jay R. Hancock
Publsiher: Xlibris Corporation
Total Pages: 186
Release: 2006-03-27
Genre: Fiction
ISBN: 9781465320308

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The oil industry and computer technology are the backdrop for Once Upon A Crime, a story of greed, power, and a simple murder case. Mark Holt, a mid-western junior high school teacher, learns of his brothers death on the west coast. In an attempt to solve a case no one seems interested in, Mark leaves his career and a failed marriage behind to search for the answers to an ever increasing amount of questions. He teams up with a most unlikely computer whiz named Stephanie Caulder in a race to find the one clue that is so elusive.

The Wine of My Life

The Wine of My Life
Author: Norm Wolford
Publsiher: AuthorHouse
Total Pages: 244
Release: 2017-04-24
Genre: Cooking
ISBN: 9781524684389

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What is it all about? What is wine made from? What is in it? What are we drinking? One substance makes up 80 percent of every single bottle of wine. Can you guess what that 80 percent is? It is not grapes. It is not sugar. Its water! In fact, all manufactured beverages are in the neighborhood of 80 percent water. This is one of the very basics: that wine uses water as a carrier as the base. Of course, we too are made up of 75 percent 80 percent water! Let us clarify; wine makers do not add water to the wine they make to reach 80 percent. This is simply the natural proportion of water in wine. Choose a single grape, and that grape is 75 percent to 85 percent water. Therefore, that is where it begins. Theres no water added; it just comes naturally with the grape. The nature of water itself is another whole story, but it is true that water is colorless and odorless. It can be in three states: liquid, gas, and solid. The atom of water is so unique and is one of the strongest of the atoms. It takes so much energy to be able to break it apart. Water is life itself, and water is the first and the most basic aspect of wine.

Wine For Dummies

Wine For Dummies
Author: Ed McCarthy,Mary Ewing-Mulligan
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2018-10-26
Genre: Cooking
ISBN: 9781119512769

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Wine enthusiasts: raise a glass! The global wine market has expanded rapidly in the past few years and is forecasted to increase through 2019. Consumption, new wine styles, online wine purchasing, and a growing younger population of wine enthusiasts are all contributing factors. In Wine For Dummies, the authors—both recognized wine authorities and accredited Certified Wine Educators—share their expertise, revealing the latest on what's in, what's out, and what's new in wine. Featuring information on both classic and cutting-edge wines, it’s packed with everything you need to hold your own in tasting rooms, shops, and beyond! Includes updated information on navigating wine shops and selecting wines in restaurants Covers the latest expert advice on buying wine online thanks to the online retail boom Provides updated vintage charts and price guidelines Offers information on trends in wine, including packaging innovations such as wine in a can, kegs, and boxes Whether you’re a beginner or intermediate wine enthusiast, this is your no-nonsense guide to choosing wine, understanding wine lists, exploring new varieties, serving, sharing, and more!