1. Epicurious.com released their list of the best cookbooks this year. In the mix? Two Portland authors.

    Vintage Cakes by Julie Richardson.

    Roots by Diane Morgan.

    (You can read an original essay written by Diane on the Powell’s blog here.)

  2. Powell’s Books for Home & Garden will be hosting our first ever Holiday Preview Night!

    Get a head start on your shopping tonight, Nov. 15 from 5 to 8 pm. Enjoy complimentary treats courtesy of Cacao and Two Tarts Bakery Inc., and take 30% off of all of our mugs, scarves, and candles! Plus, a special appearance by Julie Richardson, author of Vintage Cakes.

    Directions and details here: http://powells.us/Wbwya8