Recipe & Review: The Others Series, Anne Bishop

Recipe & Review: The Courtyard of the Others and The World of the Others, Anne Bishop   The Courtyard of the Others: The foundation series featuring Meg Corbyn, for the best reading experience start with the first book Written in Red and follow the series order. The World of the Others: Series set in the Others […]

Recipe and Review: Coffee Chip Cookies for An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good

Book Review and Recipe for: An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good, Helene Tursten Book Review: An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good, Helene Tursten   Sweden may be a much more dangerous place than the travel brochures imply. An Elderly Lady Is Up to No Good is a collection of short stories […]

Recipe & Review: Teatime with Diana Bishop, All Souls Trilogy, Deborah Harkness

Recipe & Review: Teatime with Diana Bishop, All Souls Trilogy, Deborah Harkness All Souls Trilogy: A Discovery of Witches, Shadow of Night, The Book of Life   Fantasy Series: All Souls Trilogy, Deborah Harkness Hopefully in the books you read, you will find characters that you can relate to as well as others you love.  […]

Recipe & Review: Birthday Shortbread for Bilbo & Frodo Baggins

Recipe and Review: Birthday Shortbread for Bilbo & Frodo Baggins from The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings, J. R. R. Tolkien Fantasy: The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, J. R. R. Tolkien September 22 is the shared birthday of Bilbo Baggins and Frodo Baggings, two of the most beloved book characters of all […]

Recipe & Review: Teatime with Rachel Chu & Crazy Rich Asians, Kevin Kwan

Recipe & Review: Teatime with Rachel Chu & Crazy Rich Asians, Kevin Kwan      Book Series Review: Crazy Rich Asians, Kevin Kwan Crazy Rich Asians Trilogy: Crazy Rich Asians China Rich Girlfriend Rich People Problems August 2018 welcomed the first major Hollywood film set in modern times staring a predominately Asian cast since Amy Tan’s […]

Book Review: How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics, Eugenia Cheng

Book Review: How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics, Eugenia Cheng Nonfiction: How to Bake Pi: An Edible Exploration of the Mathematics of Mathematics, Eugenia Cheng I like to challenge myself in my reading. How to Bake Pi definitely challenges me. Eugenia Cheng is a woman of extraordinary talents. Scientist in Residence […]

Recipe & Review: Teatime with Mary Russell, Laurie King

Recipe & Review : Teatime with Mary Russell, Laurie R. King     Mystery Series Review: Mary Russell Novels, Laurie R. King Mary Russell is the leading character in Laurie King’s mystery series that takes place between World War I through the roaring 1920s. American raised 15 year old, Mary Russell meets the retired detective Sherlock […]

Recipe & Review: Teatime with Mitford Books, Jan Karon

Recipe & Review: Teatime with Mitford Books, Jan Karon    Book Series Review: Mitford Books, Jan Karon Mitford, NC is an idyllic town in the Blue Ridge Mountains that bursts with all the drama of big city lights in the package of small town interpersonal relationships. In Mitford, cake competitions are as fierce as Superbowl Sunday […]

Recipe & Review: Teatime with China Bayles, Susan Wittig Albert

Recipe & Review: Teatime with China Bayles, Susan Wittig Albert    Book Series Review: China Bayles Herbal Mysteries China Bayles is the main character of the 28 and counting China Bayles Herbal Mysteries, a cozy mystery series by Susan Wittig Albert. After an intense career as a lawyer, China Bayles moves to the small college […]

Recipe & Review: Teatime with The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter, Susan Wittig Albert

Review & Recipe: Teatime with The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter Series, Susan Wittig Albert          Book Series Review: The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter, Susan Wittig Albert The Cottage Tales of Beatrix Potter series by Susan Wittig Albert is filled with many delightful ingredients — cozy mystery, historical Lake District setting, fantasy elements. […]