Read It 2011

Reading and food… is there a more delicious combination? September’s tag for the Read It 2011 Twitter book group is #bookbites.

There’s a lot to savour this month, so start reading early!

Even before  Little Red Riding Hood (and her picnic  basket) was sent into the woods, it seems we have been tempted by food.  The old adage  ”eat to live, not live to eat”  is difficult to achieve when faced with recipes from every country. ”What’s for dinner?” was enough to make my mum wilt like the proverbial salad , but my home is overflowing with recipe books, travel and recipe books, stories with recipes included, children’s books.

Are you a food history buff? Is food to keep you healthy a priority? Want to cook treats for your animals? Or do you just love to read  and drop off in a soporific stupor dreaming of delicious delights? Scrummage around the Non-Fiction shelves starting in the 641s.

Do you enjoy a mystery and murder with a good dessert on the side?  Try some gourmet crime by these authors :  Laura Childs – Tea Shop mysteries & Cackleberry Club mysteries,  Jill Churchill – Jane Jeffry mysteries, Cleo Coyle – Coffeehouse mysteries, Diane Mott Davidson,  Krista Davis – Domestic Diva mysteries, Nancy Fairbanks, Joanna Fluke – Hannah Swenson series, Kerry Greenwood – Corrina Chapman mysteries, Janet Laurence – Darina Lisle, Tamar Myers – Pennsylvania Dutch mysteries, Lou Jane Temple – Heaven Lee  and Spice Box mysteries . . . and more

You can join us and tweet about what you are reading in September using the Twitter hashtag #bookbites. And at the end of the month, join the Twitterati for a real time Twitter about your month of yummy reading.

For more information on Read It 2011 take a look at the blog.

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