May 2005Seasonal Celebrations
by Beverly Reese Church with Sallye English Irvine
St. Charles Avenue executive editor has compiled some of her best entertaining ideas in Seasonal Celebrations. Divided by season, each party has beautiful photos to illustrate it, a menu put together by a New Orleans restaurant (with select recipes in the back of the book), great ideas for decorating and invitations, as well as how-to instructions on creating the décor. It’s a must-have for all hosts or hostesses.


May 2005Dupree’s Crude War
by Charles P. Carriere III iUniverse, Inc.
You won’t want to put down Dupree’s Crude War. This thriller is about a plot by Muslim fundamentalists to devastate the oil industry by running freighters into supertankers, which is discovered by New Orleans insurance agent Hamilton Eggleston Dupree III. Will it happen or will Dupree foil the plot? You will have to buy the book to find out. •