Monday, June 11, 2012

Foodie Fiction

The Genre Reading Group will be meeting on Tuesday evening, June 26th at 6:30pm for a discussion of foodie fiction.  For your reading convenience, here's a list of books having to do with all things culinary!


Ali, Monica

In the Kitchen
Allen, Sarah Addison Sugar Queen
Barr, Nancy Verde Last Bite
Bender, Aimee Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake
Bessette, Alicia Simply From Scratch
Blumenthal, Deborah Fat Chance
Bourdain, Anthony Bone in the Throat
Capella, Anthony Food of Love
Capote, Truman Christmas Memory
Carlson, Lori Sunday Tertulia
Chiavernini, Jennifer Quilter's Kitchen
Conroy, Pat Beach Music
Crusie, Jennifer Agnes and the Hitman
Cushman, Anne Enlightenment for Idiots
Dickens, Charles Pickwick Papers
Ephron, Nora Heartburn
Flagg, Fannie Fried Green Tomatoes
Gee, Darien Friendship Bread
Gist, Deeanne Bride in the Bargain
Glass, Julia Whole World Over
Grisham, John Playing for Pizza
Harris, Joanne Chocolat
Hendricks, Judith The Baker's Apprentice
Hilderbrand, Elin Blue Bistro
Jacobs, Kate Comfort Food
Kelby, N.M. White Truffles in Winter
Killham, Nina How to Cook a Tart
Lynch, Sarah Kate Blessed are the Cheesemakers
Malladi, Amulya The Mango Season
McCouch, Hannah Girl Cook
McHenry, Jael Kitchen Daughter
Michener, James Chesapeake
Mitchell, Margaret Gone with the Wind
Mones, Nicole Last Chinese Chef
Newmark, Elle Book of Unholy Mischief
Norris, Frances Blue Plate Special
Ozeki, Ruth My Year of Meats
Parkin, Gaile Baking Cakes in Kigali
Pearlman, Ann Christmas Cookie Club
Prior, Lily La Cucina
Ray, Jeanne Eat Cake
Runcie, James Discovery of Chocolate
Samuel, Barbara No Place Like Home
Smith, Lee Christmas Letters
Stolz, Karen World of Pies
Stone, Abigale Recipes from the Dump
Strohmeyer, Sarah Sweet Love
Tremain, Rose Road Home
Truong, Monique Book of Salt
Tyler, Anne Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant
Weber, Katharine True Confections
West, Michael Lee She Flew the Coop
Widmer, Eleanor Up from Orchard Street
Winslow, Don Winter of Frankie Machine


Andrews, Mary Kay

Deep Dish
Ball, Donna Year on Ladybug Farm
Binchy, Maeve Scarlet Feather
Carr, Robyn Harvest Moon
Goodman, Allegra Cookbook Collector
Harris, Joanne Blackberry Wine
Kelby, N.M. White Truffles in Winter
O'Reilly, Brian Angelina's Bachelors


Albert, Susan Wittig

Rosemary Remembered
Balzo, Sandra Bean There, Done That
Carl, Joanna Chocolate Snowman Murders
Cavender, Chris Slice of Murder
Cornwell, Patricia Scarpetta's Winter Table
Craig, Philip Fatal Vineyard Season
Crawford, Isis A Catered Murder
Davidson, Diane Mott Dying for Chocolate
Death Death Dines at 8:30
Farmer, Jerrilyn Mumbo Gumbo
Fluke, Joanne Chocolate Chip Cookie Murder
Greenwood, Kerry Devil's Food
Hart, Ellen Small Sacrifice
King, Peter Gourmet Detective
McKevett, G.A. Bitter Sweets
Myers, Tamar The Crepes of Wrath
Pickard, Nancy Secret Ingredient Murders
Posadas, Carmen Little Indiscretions
Rich, Virginia Baked Bean Supper Murders
Richman, Phyllis The Butter Did It


Allen, Sarah Addison

Garden Spells
Asher, Bridget Provence Cure for the Brokenhearted
Atwood, Margaret Edible Woman
Ballis, Stacey Good Enough to Eat
Barbery, Muriel Gourmet Rhapsody
Bauermeister, Erica School of Essential Ingredients
Bricker, Sandra Always the Baker, Never the Bride
Child, Laura Death by Darjeeling
Connolly, Sheila One Bad Apple
Coyle, Cleo Murder Most Frothy
Edwards, Louisa On the Steamy Side
Gilbert-Collins, Susan Starting From Scratch
Gordon, Nadia Death By the Glass
Hyzy, Julie Eggsecutive Orders
Israel, Andrea Recipe Club
Jaffarian, Sue Ann Ghost a la Mode
King, Mia Table Manners
Mallery, Susan Already Home
Meaney, Roisin Semi-Sweet
Mileti, Meredith Aftertaste
Nelson, Kenny Georgia's Kitchen
O'Neal, Barbara How to Bake a Perfect Life
Perry, Trish Perfect Blend
Pezelli, Peter Francesca's Kitchen
Pickett, Rex Sideways
Ross, Jennifer Icing on the Cupcake
Senate, Melissa Love Goddess' Cooking School
Shepherd, Linda Potluck Club
Stockett, Kathryn The Help
Washburn, Livia Christmas Cookie Killer
Wiggs, Wusan Summer By the Sea
Wright, Vinita Hampton Velma Still Cooks in Leeway


Adult Summer Reading this Saturday

Ages 18 and up, join us this Saturday, June 16th for the annual Potluck Movie!  Bring a food dish to share and watch the film adaptation of Kathryn Stockett's bestselling book about very different, extraordinary women in the 1960's South who build an unlikely friendship around a secret writing project.

Doors open at 4:30pm, the film begins promptly at 5pm and runs approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes.  For more information, contact Holley at hwesley[at]bham[dot]lib[dot]al[dot]us or 205-445-1117.