Red, White And Drunk All Over
Author: Natalie MacLean
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
Price: $29.95, HC
Natalie MacLean has made a career of writing about wine, which makes this book a must-read for anyone who has ever wanted to know more about the world of wine. She traveled to the vineyards of Burgundy, she worked undercover as a sommelier at a five-star French restaurant and she shares the most important things to know when choosing a wine. Part travel memoir, part insider guide, this book succeeds in educating every wannabe wine connoisseur.
Mommies Who Drink: Sex, Drugs And Other Distant Memories Of An Ordinary Mom
Author: Brett Paesel
Publisher: H.B. Fenn and Company Ltd.
Price: $32.99, HC
Mommies Who Drink opens with Brett Paesel listening to her friend Lana trying to schedule a night of doing cocaine. But the thing is, she just can’t find the time between her daughter’s playdates and birthday parties. Paesel has written a hilarious memoir about the struggle to hold on to the person she was before she had a child.
The Guy Not Taken
Author: Jennifer Weiner
Publisher: Atria Books
Price: $29.99, HC
The best-selling author of In Her Shoes has compiled 11 short stories she wrote over the years for The Guy Not Taken. The collection contains a trilogy of stories about the Krystal family, a mother and her teenage children dealing with the loss of their father. What makes this finely knit collection even better is that Weiner reveals the inspiration behind each of the stories at the end of the book.