Monday, August 30, 2010

Mailbox Monday

My mom was here for a visit and passed on a couple of books she thought I would like, giving me a short Mailbox Monday list.

These are two books that I gave to my sister when she was in culinary school last year. I loaded her up with food and cooking books. She passed them on to our mom when she moved to Bavaria in May. Now Mom is finished with them and they've come full circle.

La Cucina: A Novel of Rapture by Lily Prior

The Food of Love by Anthony Capella


  1. The Food of Love sounds like a good one; ENJOY!!!

  2. That sounds great, I love the cover of The Food of Love. Happy reading! :)

  3. I wonder if you'll become hungry while reading these! Enjoy :)

  4. These both sound very good. And I think it's great that both your mom and sister have read them too. You can discuss them together.

  5. Bibliophile By the Sea -- I am going to start with Food of Love. It looks like fun!

    ifyoucanreadthis -- The cover is very appealing. I am in the mood for something happy and that is definitely a happy cover.

    Staci -- Thanks! And thanks for stopping by.

    Mary -- Oh no! That would be a problem.

    Beth -- We often pass books around. Sometimes even with Dad involved if they are mysteries. It's fun and gives us something to talk about -- even if it is only, "Now, have I read that one yet? What's it about?"

  6. I love food-related books. And, passing books around is the best!!

  7. those look great! i love foodie books.

  8. Books look great...where was the photo in your header it.

    My TBR stack is getting larger after seeing all these great mailboxes.

    Stop by mine if you like:

  9. Holly -- I like food books too. There was a great challenge last year that involved reading food books -- it was the first challenge I completed. I wish she had done it again this year.

    Marie -- Me too! See above. :)

    Elizabeth -- Thanks for visiting and for leaving your link. I'll stop by. The header picture is a vintage postcard of Portland, The Rose City. I found it on line, one of several of Portland. I love vintage postcards.

  10. I like the cooking theme, and that you have shared the books as a family.

  11. The photo is awesome...I like vintage too.

    THANKS for the explanation.

    Have a great day.

  12. Love the cover art on La Cucina. It is neat when books come full circle, feels like you should throw them a party or something!

  13. I haven't heard of these and they both sound really good. Looking forward to your thoughts.


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