Category: Books

The Girl Who Chased The Moon

        The Girl Who Chased The Moon **** by Sarah Addison Allen         I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where in her words, pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera.        and Michael Lee at Designs by Gollum for Foodie Friday.…

A Girl Named Zippy

A Girl Named Zippy ***** by Haven Kimmel  Haven Kimmel, aka Zippy, tells her story about life in a small town~ Mooreland, Indiana, population 300, in early 70’s. Born in 1965, she chronicles her early years with her third-grade wisdom and observations that made me laugh out loud. There are pictures included in this book from an old photo album at the beginning…

The Sugar Queen

      The Sugar Queen ***.* by Sarah Addison Allen       I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where in her words, pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera.        and Michael Lee at Designs by Gollum for Foodie Friday. . . the perfect little food…

Plain Truth

`      PlainTruth ****.* by Jodi Picoult        I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera.           This is one of my favorite Jodi Picoult books– I became immersed in the story and teetered back and…

The Girls

    The Girls ***** by Lori Lansens     I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where in her words, pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera. Books, Food & Photos, my three favorite things all in one place!     “I have never looked into my sister’s eyes. I have…

Roses

      Roses **.* by Leila Meacham         I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, where in her words, pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera.        and Michael Lee at Designs by Gollum for Foodie Friday. . . the perfect little food corner in blogland.  …

All Over Creation

I’m joining Jain at Food for Thought, where, pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera. Books, Food & Photos, my three favorite things all in one place! All Over Creation ****.* by Ruth Ozeki Audie Award Winner, Fiction (unabridged), 2004 “The story keeps exploding outward like a clump of cells becoming a complex…

A Reliable Wife

      A Reliable Wife * by Robert Goolrick       I’m joining Jain in her bi-monthly edible book review at Food for Thought, where in her words, pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera. Books, Food & Photos, my three favorite things all in one place!        “Sometimes…we work…

Crybaby Ranch

       Crybaby Ranch **** by Tina Welling        I’m joining Jain with my edible book review at Food for Thought, where pages from your book magically mix with the kitchen and your camera. Books, Food & Photos, my three favorite things all in one place!       This book stars Suzannah, who realizes her sense of self has…

Roasted Pear-Butternut Soup with Crumbled Stilton

   This recipe came to my inbox by way of RealAge.com back in the fall. It’s a great and easy recipe for a healthy and tasty soup which is sweet and savory. Roasting the pears and the butternut squash, caramelizes their sugars, enhancing their natural sweetness. Balancing that sweetness are the leeks, tomatoes, garlic, and salt & pepper. You can…