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The Circle of Kindness

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The Circle of Kindness: An Irish Journey of the Heart is the third book in a series about the nurturing power of food and love, by Jana Kolpen & Mary Tiegreen, following Dancing with the Moon and The Secrets of Pistoulet. The quirkiest and most delicious of this charming series, I found myself wanting to dine at…

Dancing with the Moon

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 Dancing with the Moon: A Story of Love at the Villa della Luna, continues with the adventures of Mademoiselle J that began in The Secrets of Pistoulet.  I first visited Villa della Luna through Pfaltzgraff’s collection of Dinnerware~ created from the art of Jana Kolpen and Mary Tiegreen in this magical & charming tale. In Dancing with the Moon, Mademoiselle J embarks on her…

The Peach Keeper

The Peach Keeper **** by Sarah Addison Allen An Edible Book Review inspired by Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. “The New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Chased the Moon welcomes you to her newest locale: Walls of Water, North Carolina, where the secrets are thicker than the fog…

Gone with a Handsomer Man

Gone with a Handsomer Man****.* by Michael Lee West   An Edible Book Review inspired by Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. Take one out-of-work pastry chef . . . “Teeny Templeton believes that her life is finally on track. She’s getting married, she’s baking her own wedding cake, and she’s…

Key West: A Tropical Lifestyle

Key West: A Tropical Lifestyle **** by Leslie Linsley An Edible Book Review inspired by Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. “In Key West: A Tropical Lifestyle, author Leslie Linsley presents the true character of this unique American place in twenty-two residences. Engaging anecdotes are drawn from interviews with homeowners, designers,…

The Essential Tea Companion

Victoria The Essential Tea Companion: Favorite Menus for Tea Parties and Celebrations ****.* by Kim Waller and From the Editors of Victoria Magazine An Edible Book Review inspired by Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word.  “Whether we’re enjoying a morning break, a quiet afternoon respite, or a soothing moment at day’s end,…

Our Life in Gardens

Our Life in Gardens **** by Joe Eck & Wayne Winterrowd An Edible Book Review inspired by Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word.  “Plants, like words in poetry, observe Eck and Winterrowd, are both beautiful in themselves and also for the associations they trail behind, the histories they have in the…

Remarkable Creatures

Remarkable Creatures ****.* by Tracy Chevalier An Edible Book Review inspired by Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. “From the moment she’s struck by lightning as a baby, it is clear Mary Anning is different. Though poor and uneducated, she discovers on the windswept beaches of the English coast that she…

Stealing Magnolias

   Stealing Magnolias: Tales from a New Orleans Courtyard ***** by Debra Shriver An Edible Book Review inspired by Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. “In this dreamy and seductive entrée into the magical city that is New Orleans, author Debra Shriver, a twelfth-generation Southerner, Francophile, passionate preservationist and jazz devotee…

5 Ingredient Fix

5 Ingredient Fix: Easy, Elegant, and Irresistible Recipes****.* by Claire Robinson An Edible Book Review inspired by Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. “Claire Robinson—host of Food Network’s 5 Ingredient Fix—is here to help you get dinner on the table with minimal fuss and just a few great ingredients.” “With everyone…

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