Thursday, May 17, 2012

The 2012 Book Blogger Cook Book

Title: The Book Blogger's Cookbook
Author: Christy Dorrity
Publisher: Dorrity Publishers
Publication Date: May, 2012
Summary: The 2012 Book Blogger's Cookbook is a community project from some of the blogosphere's best book bloggers in a simple, easy to read format.  The cookbook combines a love of reading and dining to help you find books you'll devour and recipes you can't put down.
You’ll love The Book Blogger’s Cookbook because…
The Book Blogger’s Cookbook has 50 different book reviewers from every corner of the blogosphere.  It bridges the gap between author and reader—putting you in touch with book reviewers who can separate the 5 star books from the mediocre.
The Book Blogger’s Cookbook showcases great reads and provides an interactive experience with links to author and book reviewer websites. The cookbook is created for those who like to experience what they read long after they’ve closed the book. 
The Book Blogger’s Cookbook tells why each recipe complements its companion book.  Recipes and books combine to make the reading experience satisfying and entertaining.

About the Author: Christy Dorrity loves to read about cooking and cook about reading. She was taught early to have discriminating taste for both books and food. Christy grew up on a trout ranch in Star Valley, Wyoming. She taught elementary school and lives in the mountains with her husband, Devon, and their five young children.  When Christy's not reading or writing, she's probably trying out a new recipe in the kitchen. 

What I Think: When Christy Dorrity contacted me asking if I was interested in being part of The 2012 Book Blogger's Cookbook, I was so honored to be asked and I couldn't wait to see the final copy. 

I love the idea of bringing books to life and specifically through food and Christy Dorrity does a brilliant job of mixing the two. Some examples: Trapped in a Bubble Bobo Drink for
Matched by Ally Condie, Deceptively Devilish Pops for Clockwork Angel by Cassandra Clare, and the two that I blurbed about: 

Back When You Were Easier t...Lost in Love Chicken Alfredo Pizza for Back When you Were Easier to Love by Emily Wing Smith.
"Most teenagers fall into what they feel is the love of their life. This is a story about that obsession and heartbreak. Emily Wing Smith writes a story about this in a brilliant way- a mix of narration, flashbacks, lists, poetry and vignettes. I think many, many teenagers will connect with this book." 

Divergent (Divergent, #1)Perfect Ten Dauntless Chicken Skewers for Divergent by Veronica Roth. 
“What will first grab you in this novel is the factions that the author creates. With so much turmoil in our nation, many people blame different things. What happens when your choice of blame overshadows even your family? That is what Divergent is about. It is about choice. It is about selflessness. It is about strength.”

You definitely want a copy of this book and there are some really easy ways to get it right now... 

Book launch and Contest: 
During the first week of the book launch, The 2012 Book Blogger's Cookbook will be available for areduced price of .99 cents on  Please spread the word. 

You can also check out any stop on the blog tour. Every person who comments on one of the blogs during the tour will be entered to win a grand prize: a copy of every book featured in The 2012 Book Blogger's Cookbook (22 in all, over $200 value). 

Thank you so much to Christy for having me be part of this great cookbook! 

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