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Read some great books in April...you'll be blooming!

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Not every match is made in the marriage mart...Some happen when you least expect it.


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Contemporary romance set in Seattle's Pioneer Square.


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MYSTERY PICK OF THE MONTH! –Library Journal (Starred Review)


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Journey to an irresistible town you’ll want to return to over and over again.


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She was the last woman he wanted in his life. . .and the one he needed the most.


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Romantic Times says The Bride Next Door “is a laugh out-loud, play-on-words dramathon…”


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Pursued by a dangerous terrorist, U.S. Deputy Marshal Casey Sloane, along with two other Marshals, put their lives on the line to deliver a federal witness to the FBI.


Rocco DiSpirito


Rocco DiSpirito was born and raised in Jamaica, Queens. His culinary experience began at age eleven in his mother Nicolina’s kitchen. By the age of 16, DiSpirito entered the Culinary Institute of America. He graduated in 1986 and studied abroad at Jardin de Cygne in France with Dominique Cecillon and Gray Kunz. In 1990, DiSpirito earned a B.S. in Business from Boston University.

He worked at Adrienne in New York and as Chef de Partie at Aujourd’hui in Boston. DiSpirito then joined Lespinasse’s opening team. In 1997, DiSpirito opened Union Pacific in New York City’s Gramercy Park as Chef and Owner. In 1999, DiSpirito was named Food & Wine’s Best New Chef, and in 2000, Gourmet magazine called him "America’s Most Exciting Young Chef."

DiSpirito opened Rocco’s 22nd Street in the summer of 2003 while cameras for NBC’s The Restaurant watched and took notes. Later that summer, more than nine million viewers a week tuned in to see the ups and downs of DiSpirito’s family-inspired eatery. The second series aired in the spring of 2004.

DiSpirito is the author of Flavor (Hyperion, October 2003), a unique cook book that breaks down his concept of building dishes on the four basic flavors, making his unique approach to food accessible to the home cook. He launched Rocco Cookware and Rocco Family Food in March of 2004. DiSpirito’s second book, Rocco’s Italian- American was released in November of 2004 (also by Hyperion).

 

Series

Books:

The Negative Calorie Diet, January 2016
Hardcover
The Pound A Day Diet, January 2014
Hardcover
Now Eat This! Italian, April 2012
Hardcover
Now Eat This! 100 Quick Calorie Cuts At Home / On-The-Go, October 2011
Paperback
The Now Eat This! Diet, April 2011
Paperback
Now Eat This!, March 2010
Paperback
Rocco Gets Real, November 2008
Paperback
Rocco's Real-Life Recipes, November 2007
Paperback
Rocco's Five Minute Flavor, December 2005
Hardcover

 

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