Tag: food for thought edible review

The Matchmaker of Perigord

The Matchmaker of Perigord **** by Julia Stuart I’m joining Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. “Barber Guillaume Ladoucette has always enjoyed great success in his tiny village in southwestern France, catering to the tonsorial needs of Amour-sur-Belle’s thirty-three inhabitants. But times have changed. His customers have…

Chocolate Chocolate

Chocolate Chocolate: The True Story of Two Sisters, Tons of Treats, and the Little Shop That Could ***** by Frances & Ginger Park I’m joining Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. “Frances and Ginger Park were carefree young women when the sudden death of their father…

The Night Circus

The Night Circus  ****.* by Erin Morgenstern I’m joining Jain at Food for Thought, a delicious blog for readers with an appetite for the written word. “The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not. Within the black-and-white striped canvas tents is an utterly unique experience full of breathtaking…

Return to a Winter World

  Winter World **** by Bernd Heinrich I’m  reposting this book review from last year for Food for Thought, which I’m thrilled about returning, with our first book selection Friday, Jan. 20th~ The Night Circus! Next up is Chocolate Chocolate: The True Story of Two Sisters, Tons of Treats, and the Little Shop That Could ~ a…

Inspired Reading

  January 20th~  Food for Thought is returning~ kicking off with The Night Circus. . .   “The circus arrives without warning. No announcements precede it, no paper notices plastered on lampposts and billboards. It is simply there, when yesterday it was not.   Within these nocturnal black-and-white striped tents awaits an utterly unique experience,…

A Return Visit from St. Nicholas

A Return Visit from St. Nicholas from last year~ Wishing you the Merriest of Christmases! My pattern, St. Nicholas, by Fitz & Floyd, Retired many years, breaking I hope to avoid~ The plates show St. Nick decorating the tree~ His fondness for musical sounds, you can see. Drums, horns, as well as bells too,  Are placed on…

Dog Days

Living with Dogs: Collections and Traditions, At Home and Afield ***** by Laurence Sheehan   Since yesterday was National Dog Day and we are in the midst of the Dog Days of Summer, I thought it was timely to repost this edible book review~  inspired by Jain at Food for Thought~ a delicious blog for readers with an appetite…

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…

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…