Books You’ll Want To Read This Holiday Season

Looking for a book to read over the holiday season? Here are a couple that you may enjoy!

Tired of the regular; soda, tea, juice, water? Pick up this book and add some pizzazz to your holiday party with these great non-alcoholic drink recipes.


Over 80 Nonalcoholic Drinks to Savor and Enjoy

by Vikas Khanna

Everyone wants the sophistication and celebration that alcohol brings, but not everyone wants the alcohol. In the era of juice cleanses and healthy living, nonalcoholic drinks are no longer just for teetotalers and pregnant women. Alternatives to alcohol are on trend this year.  What to drink when you’re “not drinking”? The new book MOCKTAILS, PUNCHES, and SHRUBS: Over 80 Non-alcoholic Drinks to Savor and Enjoy (DK April 2017) features more than 80 complexly flavored, delicious, and healthy nonalcoholic drink options for every day and any occasion.

Michelin-starred celebrity chef Vikas Khanna has created a dazzling collection of nonalcoholic drink recipes, from herbal infusions to new combinations of teas, from tantalizing elixirs, smoothies, and slushies to the trendy drinking vinegars, called shrubs, now taking over the taste buds of food & drink lovers worldwide.

MOCKTAILS, PUNCHES, and SHRUBS includes step-by-step instructions for drinks that showcase innovative blends of fruits, vegetables, sauces, and syrups to concoct interesting, healthy drinks. Tips and variations allow you to play with your imagination and create custom concoctions suited to your individual palate.


If you’re a Bollywood fan, you’ll love this book, for yourself or a gift.


The Films! The Songs! The Stars!

Foreword by Amitabh Bachchan 

A celebration of the glamour and color of Indian cinema, Bollywood  is the only comprehensive illustrated guide to the world of Bollywood movies. With this new release, DK provides a lavish tour of some of the most spectacular films in Hindi cinema history.

Mumbai’s charming movies, with glittering costumes and epic song-and-dance productions, have captured hearts all over the world since the early 1900s. Bollywood takes you on an illustrated journey through the history of Indian cinema by featuring film stills, plot timelines, star and producer profiles, as well as historical insights, lesser-known facts, and behind-the-scenes gossip. Everything you’ve wanted to know about classic films, like Raja Harishchandra and Mother India, and modern hits, including Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge and Queen, can be found within this book.

Written by expert contributors, Bollywood reveals more about the lives of legendary film stars, both heroes and villains of the past and present. The book highlights the careers of Raj Kapoor, Hema Malini, Amitabh Bachchan, Rekha, Aishwarya Rai, and Shah Rukh Khan, to name a few. Profiles for influential directors, choreographers, and producers reveal more about the figures integral to creating Bollywood’s success, and their unique approach to film making.