Sunday, November 3, 2013
Thanks for joining me for Mailbox Monday! MM was created by Marcia, who graciously hosted it for a long, long time, before turning it into a touring event (details here).
I'm getting a jump on the week with an early posting.
Two books came into my house last week and I am super excited about both of them.
Things we Set on Fire by Deborah Reed, author of the excellent Carry Yourself Back to Me (reviewed here).
Reed's latest novel has been 16 years in the making and sounds like a slam dunk winner. It's a gothic drama with generations of tough but damaged women coming together to deal with a 30-year old tragedy that had splintered the family. Looks like a great fireside read for a winter weekend.
Things We Set on Fire will be out on December 1, but is available for pre-order now. I see that Kindle users can pre-order a copy at the ridiculous sale price of $4.99.
Put an Egg on It: 70 Delicious Dishes That Deserve a Sunny Topping by Lara Ferroni. Santa's elves must have been reading the new Rose City Reader Facebook page, because I got this one early. This is the cookbook I would have written if I could write a cookbook, because I think any savory dish is better with an egg on it. Yum!
This is yet another beautifully photographed, well-constructed, and inspiring cookbook from Sasquatch Books. This up-and-coming independent publisher is definitely one to watch!