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Tea Is So Intoxicating

Tea Is So Intoxicating

“I shall turn this into a tea-house, with lunches if requested, and shall serve pleasant meals in the orchard,” announced David, “and with my penchant for cooking I ought to make a fortune.” “O dear!” said Germayne. The prospect of a new tea garden opening in the village causes great consternation. With rumour rife that…

Lady In Waiting

Lady In Waiting

Discover untold secrets with this extraordinary memoir of drama and tragedy by Anne Glenconner—a close member of the royal circle and lady-in-waiting to Princess Margaret.    Anne Glenconner has been at the center of the royal circle from childhood, when she met and befriended the future Queen Elizabeth II and her sister, the Princess Margaret….

Dear Mr Knightley

Dear Mr Knightley

Samantha’s only friends were characters in books, but her real life takes an extraordinary turn when a mysterious “Mr. Knightley” offers her a full journalism scholarship—on the condition that she write to him regularly. Will their long-distance friendship unlock her heart? Sam is, to say the least, bookish. An English major of the highest order,…

This Is How Your Marriage Ends

This Is How Your Marriage Ends

A thoughtful, down-to-earth, contemporary guide to help partners identify and address relationship-killing behavior patterns in their own lives. Good people can be bad at relationships. One night during his divorce, after one too many vodkas and a call with a phone-in-therapist who told him to “journal his feelings,” Matthew Fray started a blog. He needed…

The Homemaker

The Homemaker

The Home-Maker (1924) describes Evangeline, an obsessively house-proud mother and home-maker (a word that is in everyday use in America but not in Britain) who without realizing it, is frustrated and bored – yet she thinks she is a good and devoted mother. Lester, her husband, is also unhappy, at home and at work. It…

Green Money

Green Money

“Now, listen to me,” said Mr. Green earnestly. “I’ve brought up my little girl as a girl should be brought up. I’ve sheltered her from the world. She’s uncontaminated by the modern ideas-uncontaminated. What d’you think of that?” Young George Ferrier’s frivolous jaunt in London ends with an unexpected encounter with wealthy Mr. Green, old…

Design The Home You Love

Design The Home You Love

From the co-founders of Havenly comes “a perfect read for anyone looking to infuse more personality and style into their space—on their own time and budget, and in their own unique way” (Rachel Zoe). “Not only do Lee and Emily unpack all their tips for creating a space that looks as good as it feels,…