Party like it's 2013!

New Year's Eve is the biggest party night of the year.  Check out these party books and movies for the big night...or any special occasion in  2013.

New Year's Eve [DVD-videorecording]

New Year's Eve [DVD-videorecording]

DVD F New

Director/producer Garry Marshall brings together a stellar ensemble cast to celebrate love, hope, forgiveness, second chances and fresh starts, in intertwining stories told amidst the pulse and promise of New York City on the most dazzling night of the year.

 
Parties that wow : setting the stage for creative entertaining / Jonathan Fong

Parties that wow : setting the stage for creative entertaining / Jonathan Fong

745.5941 Fon

Jonathan Fong presents full "stage directions" for invitations, decor, food, and more for eighteen show-stopping theme parties.

Cool holiday parties : perfect party planning for kids / Karen Latchana Kenney

Cool holiday parties : perfect party planning for kids / Karen Latchana Kenney

J 793.21 Ken

Provides ideas and advice to plan a holiday party for children, covering the basics of party planning, and discussing possible themes, decorations, invitations, menus, and activities.

I love you, Beth Cooper [DVD-videorecording]

I love you, Beth Cooper [DVD-videorecording]

Film Comedy Ilove 

After Denis, the high school class valedictorian, professes his love for his classmate Beth Cooper during his speech, Beth shows up at his house to show him how to relax and have a good time.

Based on the book I love you, Beth Cooper by Larry Doyle.

YF Doyle, L.

The lady most likely-- : a novel in three parts / Julia Quinn, Eloisa James, Connie Brockway

The lady most likely-- : a novel in three parts / Julia Quinn, Eloisa James, Connie Brockway

PB Quinn, J.

In a Regency novel told in three parts by three different authors, Hugh Dunne, the Earl of Briarly, throws the party of the season at his sister's country home, with the aim of finding a suitable wife.

Madeline's tea party / written by John Bemelmans Marciano

Madeline's tea party / John Bemelmans Marciano

2E Marciano, J.

Madeline hosts a fabulously dainty tea party, but when her naughty friend Pepito makes an appearance, havoc ensues.

Small bites

Small bites, big nights : seductive little plates for intimate occasions and lavish parties / Govind Armstrong

641.812 Arm

The executive chef for Table 8 restaurants in Los Angeles and Miami introduces a selection of innovative recipes for sophisticated small plates and cocktails that are perfect for occasions of all sizes.

Tigerlily's orchids : a novel / Ruth Rendell

Tigerlily's orchids : a novel / Ruth Rendell

F Rendell, R.

Inviting all of the people in his building to a housewarming party, underachiever Stuart unintentionally triggers a lifestyle clash; while a beautiful Asian woman across the street emerges from her flat and unleashes chaos that deeply worries Stuart's parents.

Party down. Season one [DVD-videorecording]

Party down. Season one [DVD-videorecording]

TV Party Season.1 2-Discs   

As employees of the L.A. catering company “Party Down,” these misfits mingle with guests at everything from sweet sixteen parties to the most lavish Hollywood soirees. Follow these engaging wannabes as they wait on guests while waiting on something better to come along.

Cookking for a crowd

Cooking for a crowd : menus, recipes, and strategies for entertaining 10 to 50 / Susan Wyler

641.57 Wyl   

This classic entertainment cooking guide provides a wealth of menus, do-ahead recommendations, and recipes for larger groups.  It also provides a variety of customizable options for special and holiday occasions.

NBM; Summaries from publisher materials.

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