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  • Library's top 10
    FICTION 1. “Top Secret Twenty-One” by Janet Evanovich 2.
  • New library books
    The following new American history books are available at readers' services at the Allen County main library. “Fifty States:
  • Library's top 10
    FICTION1. “Top Secret Twenty-One” by Janet Evanovich2. “Invisible” by James Patterson3. “Unlucky 13” by James Patterson4.

New library books

The following new cookbooks are available at the Hessen Cassel Branch of the Allen County Public Library.

“The Pinkalicious Cupcake Cookbook” by Victoria Kann

The wild popularity of the Pinkalicious series among elementary school girls is now available in cupcake form. This spiral-bound, 63-page cookbook has plenty of fun recipes for beginning bakers and their adult helpers.

“Betty Crocker Christmas Cookies”

Just in time for holiday baking, this new Betty Crocker title has full-color photos and includes filled cookies, rolled cookies, drop cookies, bars and brownies.

“The New Artisan Bread in Five Minutes a Day: The Discovery that Revolutionizes Home Baking” by Jeff Hertzberg

With this amazing method, all you have to do is mix enough for a week all at once, refrigerate in the same bowl and forget it. Then, hours or days later, cut off a hunk and bake it. This new edition of the breakthrough method includes 40 all-new full color photos and more than 30 new recipes.

“The Snacking Dead: A Parody in a Cookbook” By D.B. Walker

For fans of “The Walking Dead” and other aspects of the zombie apocalypse, this cookbook offers a delightfully ghoulish zombie story and recipes for all kinds of delicacies in the event of a zombie breakout.

“Week in a Day: Five Dishes, One Day” by Rachel Ray

This cookbook is aimed at people who love to cook but only have time to do a major cooking project once or twice a week. By shopping and prepping food once, you can have meals in the fridge ready to pop in the oven and make weeknight meals healthier and tastier.

“Miss Kay’s Duck Commander Kitchen: Faith, Family and Food – Bringing Our Home to Your Table” by Kay Robertson

Fans of Duck Dynasty will enjoy Miss Kay’s down-home recipes, interspersed with notes and other wisdom from the matriarch of the A&E reality show.

– Allen County Public Library