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April Newsletter

April showers bring May flowers

We are officially in the spring season. That means it's time to think about working outside in our yards and gardens. We carry some wonderful gardening books. Some of those titles include:
"The Sunset Western Garden Book of Easy-Care Plantings"
"The Water-Saving Garden" by Pam Penick
"The Life In Your Garden:Gardening for Biodiversity"
 by Reese Manley & Marjorie Peronto
"Greywater Green landscape" by Laura Allen
Easter is Sunday, April 16th. If you need ideas for Easter baskets, we can help you out with booklights,  Easter cards, and great books such as:
"How To Catch the Easter Bunny" by Adam Wallace & Andy Elkerton
"Easter Counting" by Barbara Barbieri McGrath
"The Velveteen Rabbit" by Margery Williams
"Otter Loves Easter" by Sam Garton
Administrative Professionals Day is Wednesday, April 26th. Don't forget to acknowledge these important people who help keep you organized. We have cards to let them know you appreciate their hard work. A nice book would be a lovely way to thank them.
Whatever your springtime reading needs, we have you covered. Remember, we also offer free giftwrapping on your purchases. We look forward to seeing you enjoying this great community with us. Remember, Historic Downtown Sheridan is a great place to live, work, play, and shop.

Book Signing
Thursday April 6th
5:00 pm

Join us when we host C.J. Box for a book signing for "Vicious Circle". 
 You won't be disappointed with this new story.

"The past comes back to haunt game warden Joe Pickett and his family with devastating effect ... The plane circled in the dark. Joe Pickett could just make out down below a figure in the snow and timber, and then three other figures closing in. There was nothing he could do about it. And, Joe knew that he might be their next target. The Cates family had always been a bad lot. Game warden Joe Pickett had been able to strike a fierce blow against them when the life of his daughter April had been endangered, but he'd always wondered if there'd be a day of reckoning. He's not wondering any longer. Joe knows they're coming after him and his family now. He has his friend Nate by his side, but will that be enough this time? All he can do is prepare, and wait for them to make the first move"--

On Saturday, April 22 we will celebrate Earth Day by giving away some of our earth-friendly reusable items. We have tote bags, water bottles, and reusable bamboo utensil sets that are branded with the IndieBound Eat Sleep Read logo. Spend $50 with us and receive one of these fabulous items free!

New Releases April 2017

Apr 4th

All by Myself Alone
 by Mary Higgins Clark

Thunder In the Mountains: Chief Joseph, Oliver Otis Howard and the Nez Perce War
 by Daniel Sharfstein

The Lost Order
 by Steve Berry

Hallelujah Anyway
 by Anne Lamott

War Cry
by Wilbur Smith & David Churchill

Apr 11th

One Perfect Lie
 by Lisa Scottoline

The Burial Hour
by Jeffery Deaver

Son of the Lion
 by Anne Hillerman

The Horse Dance
 by Jojo Moyes

Letterman:The Last Giant of Late Night
by Jason Zinoman

April 18th

Fast and Loose
 by Stuart Woods

The Fix
 by David Baldacci

The Stars Are Fire
 by Anita Shreve

Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders & the Birth of the FBI
by David Grann

American Spirit
by David McCullough

Apr 25th

Golden Prey
by John Sandford

Anything is Possible
by Elizabeth Strout

by Fredrik Backman

Two Paths: America Divided or United
by John Kasich

Food Swings
by Jessica Seinfeld

Recipe Corner

  A little something for your Easter brunch

Bacon-Caramel Rolls
(taken from Better Homes & Gardens
"13 X 9 the Pan that Can")

Prep 40 minutes   Rise 1 hour
Bake 15 minutes at 400F + 25 minutes at 375F  Cool 5 minutes

8 slices bacon
1/2 cup butter, melted
3/4 cup packed brown sugar
1/4 cup light-color corn syrup
3/4 cup chopped pecans
2/3 cup packed brown sugar
1 Tbsp. ground cinnamon
2 16-oz. loaves frozen white bread dough or sweet roll dough, thawed
6 Tbsp. butter, softened
3/4 cup raisins (optional)

1. Preheat oven to 400F. Line a 15x10-inch baking pan with foil. Lay bacon in pan in a single layer. bake about 15 minutes or until crisp; drain on paper towels.
 Coarsely chop bacon.
2. Grease a 13x9-inch baking pan. In a medium bowl stir together melted butter, the 3/4 cup brown sugar, and the corn syrup. Stir in pecans and half the chopped bacon.
Spread mixture in prepared pan.
3. Stir together the 2/3 cup brown sugar and the cinnamon. On a lightly floured surface, roll each loaf of dough into a 12x8-inch rectangle, stopping to let dough relax while rolling, if needed. Spread softened butter over dough rectangles. Sprinkle with brown sugar-cinnamon mixture, the remaining bacon, and, if desired, raisins.
4. Starting from a long side, roll up each rectangle into a spiral. Pinch dough to seal seams. Slice each roll into eight pieces. Arrange pieces in the prepared pan. Cover; let rise in a warm place until nearly double in size (about 1 hour).
5. Preheat oven to 375F. Bake 25-30 minutes or until rolls are golden brown and sound hollow when gently tapped. If needed, cover rolls loosely with foil the last 10 minutes of baking to prevent overbrowning. Cool in pan on a wire rack 5 minutes.
Invert rolls onto a platter. Serve warm.

I'm looking forward to reading the newest mystery from Anne Hillerman.
 It will release on Tuesday, April 11th

A deadly bombing takes Navajo Tribal cops Bernadette Manuelito, Jim Chee, and their mentor, the legendary Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn, back into the past to find a vengeful killer in this riveting Southwestern mystery from the bestselling author of Spider Woman's Daughter and Rock with Wings.
When a car bomb kills a young man in the Shiprock High School parking lot, Officer Bernadette Manuelito discovers that the intended victim was a mediator for a multi-million-dollar development planned at the Grand Canyon.
But what seems like an act of ecoterrorism turns out to be something far more nefarious and complex. Piecing together the clues, Bernadette and her husband, Sergeant Jim Chee, uncover a scheme to disrupt the negotiations and inflame tensions between the Hopi and Dine tribes.
Retired Lieutenant Joe Leaphorn has seen just about everything in his long career. As the tribal police's investigation unfolds, he begins to suspect that the bombing may be linked to a cold case he handled years ago. As he, Bernadette, and Chee carefully pull away the layers behind the crime, they make a disturbing discovery: a meticulous and very patient killer with a long-simmering plan of revenge.
Writing with a clarity and grace that is all her own, Anne Hillerman depicts the beauty and mystery of Navajo Country and the rituals, myths, and customs of its people in a mystery that builds on and complements the beloved, bestselling mysteries of her acclaimed father, Tony Hillerman.


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