Tag: an edible book review

Tuckered Out and a Giveaway

    Christmas with Tucker **** by Greg Kincaid     I’m ending 2011 on the same note as 2010. . .Tuckered out and ready for a nap or the very least, curling up in a chair with a good book (or twelve :) for a month. . .     I posted this edible…

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…

How to Find Flower Fairies

How to Find Flower Fairies ***** by Cicely Mary Barker I’m sharing my Edible Book Review, inspired by Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. “After centuries of being hidden from human sight, the Flower Fairies allowed Cicely Mary Barker a glimpse into their enchanted fairy world in Fairyopolis. Now you can continue…

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…

The Vintage Caper

    The Vintage Caper **** by Peter Mayle     An Edible Book Review inspired by Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word.     “From Hollywood to Marseille with delicious stops in between, Peter Mayle’s latest novel is filled with the culinary delights and entertaining characters that make him our treasured…

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…

Very Valentine

Very Valentine **** by Adriana Trigiani An Edible Book Review inspired by Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. “Meet the Roncalli and Angelini families, a vibrant cast of colorful characters who navigate tricky family dynamics with hilarity and brio, from magical Manhattan to the picturesque hills of bella Italia. Very Valentine is the…

Queen of the Road

    Queen of the Road: The True Tale of 47 States, 22,000 Miles, 200 Shoes, 2 Cats, 1 Poodle, a Husband, and a Bus with a Will of Its Own**** by Doreen Orion I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word.     “A pampered Long Island princess…

Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love

Oogy: The Dog Only a Family Could Love****.* by Larry Levin I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. This week’s letter assignment is O in Mrs. Matlock’s class, so I’m sharing Oogy’s story for Alphabe-Thursday~ “In 2002, Larry Levin and his twin sons, Dan and Noah, took their terminally ill…

Feather Your Nest

  Feather Your Nest **** by Mary Carol Garrity I’m joining Jain with my Edible Book Review at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. Since this week’s letter assignment is N in Mrs. Matlock’s class, I’m Feathering My Nest for Alphabe-Thursday  and joining French Country Cottage for Feathered Nest Friday~ “Home decorating guru Mary Carol Garrity compares her techniques for…