The Kindle Daily Deal is a one-day only offer where a specific Kindle book for adults and one for younger readers (children or young adults) has been hand-selected by the editors at Amazon and significantly discounted for today only.
Today’s Kindle Daily Deal for adults is Talking with My Mouth Full: My Culinary Career from Line Cook to Food Writer to Professional Eater, a nonfiction / autobiographical title by Gail Simmons, and this book was $28.43 yesterday in the Amazon Kindle Store (that’s not a typo) but has been discounted 93% to just $1.99 for today only. This book has received an average user rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars based on 32 customer reviews.
Today’s Kindle Kids Daily Deal is Hope Solo: My Story by Hope Solo and this book was $9.99 yesterday in the Amazon Kindle Store but has been discounted 80% to just $1.99 for today only. This book has received an average user rating of 4 out of 5 stars based on 7 customer reviews.
Here is the Talking with My Mouth Full: My Culinary Career from Line Cook to Food Writer to Professional Eater book description from the Amazon website:
When Top Chef judge Gail Simmons first graduated from college, she felt hopelessly lost. All her friends were going to graduate school, business school, law school . . . but what was she going to do? Fortunately, a family friend gave her some invaluable advice—make a list of what you love to do, and let that be your guide. Gail wrote down four words:
Eat. Write. Travel. Cook.
Little did she know, those four words would become the basis for a career as a professional eater, cook, food critic, magazine editor, and television star. Today, she’s the host of Top Chef: Just Desserts, permanent judge on Top Chef, and Special Projects Director at Food & Wine magazine. She travels all over the world, eats extraordinary food, and meets fascinating people. She’s living the dream that so many of us who love to cook and eat can only imagine. But how did she get there?
Talking with My Mouth Full follows her unusual and inspiring path to success, step-by-step and bite-by-bite. It takes the reader from her early years, growing up in a household where her mother ran a small cooking school, her father made his own wine, and family vacation destinations included Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East; through her adventures at culinary school in New York City and training as an apprentice in two of New York’s most acclaimed kitchens; and on to her time spent assisting Vogue’s legendary food critic Jeffrey Steingarten, working for renowned chef Daniel Boulud, and ultimately landing her current jobs at Food & Wine and on Top Chef. The book is a tribute to the incredible meals and mentors she’s had along the way, examining the somewhat unconventional but always satisfying journey she has taken in order to create a career that didn’t even exist when she first started working toward it.
With memorable stories about the greatest (and worst) dishes she’s eaten, childhood and behind-the-scenes photos, and recipes from Gail’s family and her own kitchen, Talking with My Mouth Full is a true treat.
You can pick up your copy of Talking with My Mouth Full: My Culinary Career from Line Cook to Food Writer to Professional Eater by clicking here or typing in http://amzn.to/kddeal into your computer’s web browser.
Here is the Hope Solo: My Story book description from the Amazon website:
Meet Hope Solo—Soccer Sensation
In this young readers’ edition of Hope Solo’s exciting life story, adapted from Solo: A Memoir of Hope, the Olympic gold medalist and starting goalkeeper for the U.S. women’s national soccer team gives readers behind-the-scenes details of her life on and off the field. Solo offers a fearless female role model for the next generation, driven to succeed on her own terms. Young fans will truly be inspired by Hope’s repeated triumphs over adversity. Her relentless spirit has molded her into the person she is today—one of the most charismatic athletes in America.
A huge player in the Summer 2012 Olympic Games, Hope shares her inside story in her own words, for soccer fans of all ages!
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