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Celebrate La Fête nationale of France, Bastille Day! Get patriotic with these books and channel your inner Parisian with these cookbooks, historical fiction reads, and beloved classics.
One day you’ll have that house in Provence. But until then, follow Peter Mayle’s vivid recollections from his twenty-five years in the South of France.
Kate Moore is back in a pulse-pounding thriller to discover that a massive terror attack across Paris is not what it seems—and that it involves her family.
Two quintessential Parisian women–model and fashion designer Jeanne Damas and journalist Lauren Bastide–shine a spotlight on twenty real-life women of Paris, dispelling the myth that there’s only one type of Parisian woman and introducing us to the city that real Parisiennes live in.
A collection of stories and 100 sweet and savory French-inspired recipes from popular food blogger David Lebovitz, reflecting the way Parisians eat today and featuring lush photography taken around Paris and in David’s Parisian kitchen.
When eccentric novelist Robert Eady abruptly vanishes, he leaves behind his wife, Leah, their daughters, and, hidden in an unexpected spot, plane tickets to Paris.
Monsieur Perdu has a little floating bookstore on the Seine and refers to himself as a literary apothecary – he can fix what ails you with the perfectly-chosen book. It doesn’t get more whimsical or Parisian than that!
Paris, 1798. Hortense de Beauharnais is engrossed in her studies at a boarding school for aristocratic girls, most of whom have suffered tragic losses during the tumultuous days of the French Revolution. But Hortense is not an ordinary girl. Her beautiful, charming mother, Josephine, has married Napoleon Bonaparte, soon to become the most powerful man in France, but viewed by Hortense at the outset as a coarse, unworthy successor to her elegant father, who was guillotined during the Terror.
Here Julia Child, Simone Beck, and Louisette Bertholle break down the classic foods of France into a logical sequence of themes and variations rather than presenting an endless and diffuse catalogue of dishes.
Following a whirlwind courtship and wedding, Hadley Richardson and Ernest Hemingway set sail for Paris. Though deeply in love, the Hemingways are ill prepared for the hard-drinking, fast-living, and free-loving life of Jazz Age Paris. Eventually they find themselves facing the ultimate crisis of their marriage—a deception that will lead to the unraveling of everything they’ve fought so hard for.
Discover the little-known true story of Marie-Madeleine Fourcade, the woman who headed the largest spy network in occupied France during World War II.
Victor Hugo’s tale of injustice, heroism, and love follows the fortunes of Jean Valjean, an escaped convict determined to put his criminal past behind him, and has been a perennial favorite since it first appeared over 150 years ago.
A timeless story of love and loss takes a mysterious turn when a bereaved pianist discovers a letter among her late lover’s possessions, launching her into a decades-old search for a child who vanished in the turbulence of wartime Paris.
Beginning in Paris on the eve of the Nazi occupation in 1940. Suite Françaisetells the remarkable story of men and women thrown together in circumstances beyond their control.
A delightful celebration of French life and the cooks who turn even the simplest meals into an occasion.
Lost Roses follows three equally indomitable women from St. Petersburg to Paris under the shadow of World War I.
Take a life-changing journey with a fashion insider through the neighborhoods of Paris—and become the most glamorous girl in town (without even trying).
Anna can’t wait for her senior year in Atlanta, where she has a good job, a loyal best friend, and a crush on the verge of becoming more. So she’s not too thrilled when her father unexpectedly ships her off to boarding school in Paris – until she meets Etienne St. Clair, the perfect boy. The only problem? He’s taken, and Anna might be, too, if anything comes of her crush back home. Will a year of romantic near-misses end in the French kiss Anna awaits?
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