And now…on to the many runners-up in this bounteous season of cookbooks. First, let’s review the top 10, originally posted here with write-ups:

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Now, on to the shortlist!

Exciting New Bakery-Cafe Book
Flour, Too: Indispensable Recipes for the Cafés most Loved Sweets & Savories, by Joanne Chang

Transporting Lowcountry Vacation-in-a-Book
Lee Bros. Charleston Kitchen, by Matt Lee and Ted Lee

Botanically Literate and Versatile Reference
Vegetable Literacy, by Deborah Madison

Intriguing Re-Boot of Played-Out Category
Modern Mediterranean: Easy, Flavorful Home Cooking, by Melia Marden

All-in-One Chinese Cookbook
Every Grain of Rice: Simple Chinese Home Cooking, by Fuchsia Dunlop

Solid Grilling Reference; Also Useful as a Doorstop
The Grilling Book, by Adam Rapoport and the editors of Bon Appétit

125  Reasons You Did Not Need to Eat Bacon
Bacon Nation, by Peter Kaminsky & Marie Rama

One-Stop Shopping, Soup to Nuts, for the Gluten-Free
Gluten-Free Girl Every Day, by Shauna James Ahern with Daniel Ahern

Euro-licious, Designy Browse Book
Home Made Summer, by Yvette van Boven

Wear Your Food, Don’t Eat It (mostly beauty products made from food)
Gifts from the Garden: 100 Gorgeous Homegrown Presents, by Deborah Robertson

Dandelions – If You Can’t Weed ’em, Eat ’em.
Cooking with Flowers: Sweet & Savory Recipes with Rose Petals, Lilacs, Lavender, and Other Edible Flowers, by Miche Bacher

Yes, There *Are* Still Pastas You Haven’t Yet Made
Pasta: Classic and Contemporary Pasta, Risotto, Crespelle, and Polenta Recipes, by the Culinary Institute of America

Protein-filled Book for Manly Cooks with Manly Style
Guy Gourmet: Great Chefs’ Amazing Meals for a Lean & Healthy Body, by Adina Steiman & Paul Kita

Arty British Vegetable Lovers’ Book
River Cottage Veg, by Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall

Quirky Dolce Vita Book
Friends at My Table: Recipes for a Year of Eating, Drinking, and Making Merry, by Alice Hart

Best Gift for the Beach Cottage
Fish Market: A Cookbook for Selecting and Preparing Seafood, by Kathy Hunt

Irresistible Little British-style Baking Bites
Short & Sweet: The Best of Home Baking, by Dan Lepard

Sweets, not Sweat
Slice & Bake Cookies: Fast Cookies from Your Refrigerator or Freezer, by Elinor Klivans

This Time You Really *Will* Like Quinoa
The Complete Gluten-Free Whole Grains Cookbook: 125 Delicious Recipes from Amaranth to Quinoa to Wild Rice, by Judith Finlayson

Highly Suggestive Writing About a Dairy Product
Di Bruno Bros. House of Cheese: A Guide to Wedges, Recipes, and Pairings, by Tenaya Darlington

Look, It’s a Ginkgo Tree! Can I Eat it?
Backyard Foraging: 65 Familiar Plants You Didn’t Know You Could Eat, by Ellen Zachos

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