Having arrived in Paris with her husband, Amory, shortly following the city’s liberation during World War II, Copper finds herself aghast at the horrors still raging in the city.

Devil in the White City: Murder, Magic, and Madness at the Fair that Changed America
by Erik Larson

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Send your little one to preschool or kindergarten in style with Stephen Joseph backpacks from Tazzie Baby & Child in Victoria.

A Walk in the Woods by Bill Bryson
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Scorecasting: The Hidden Influences Behind How Sports are Played and Games are Won -by Tobias Moskowitz and L. Jon Wertheim
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Robinson Alone
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A scattering of nuts can transform an ordinary recipe into something truly spectacular. These Southwest Metro restaurants serve distinctively delicious nut dishes with staying power.

Pecan Pie

Variety and versatility reign supreme when it comes to tacos. They lend themselves to pizza or salad, and they even survive when it comes to fusion with other flavor traditions (see Kona Grill’s Beef Bulgogi Tacos as a prime example).

Everyone knows that kids are picky eaters. Eating out with the wee ones can be tough on the nerves and on the wallet, especially when the food isn’t, er, appreciated. On the flip side, kids make joyful, funny dining companions and who wants to shell out for a babysitter?

Beautiful Ruins
by Jess Walter
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Looking for a place to chill out with your dog? We found four local patios where your pup won’t be turned away.