All Time Faves: Foodie Fiction

PDFPrinter friendly version

The Girl Who Chased the Moon The Girl Who Chased the Moon
By Allen, Sarah Addison
2010-03 - Bantam
9780553807219 Check our catalog

In the latest enchanting novel from "New York Times"-bestselling author Allen, two very different women discover how to find their places in the world--no matter how out of place they feel. …More

Gourmet Rhapsody Gourmet Rhapsody
By Barbery, Muriel
2009-08 - Europa Editions
9781933372952 Check our catalog

Barbery best expresses her talent, demonstrating sensitivity and profound understanding both of life's many flavors and of the ways of the human soul, with all its weaknesses and contradictions.--"Food & Beverage Magazine" (Italy). …More

The School of Essential Ingredients The School of Essential Ingredients
By Bauermeister, Erica
2009-01 - Putnam Adult
9780399155437 Check our catalog

BookPage Notable Title
An INDIE NEXT Selection

Eight students gather in Lillian's Restaurant every Monday night for cooking class. It soon becomes clear, however, that each one seeks a recipe for something beyond the kitchen. …More

How to Eat a Cupcake How to Eat a Cupcake
By Donohue, Meg
2012-03 - William Morrow & Company
9780062069283 Check our catalog

When childhood friends, Annie and Julia, reconnect as adults and decide to open a cupcakery, they must overcome old betrayals, first loves, and a dangerous threat in this deliciously charming debut. …More

Chocolat  Chocolat
By Harris, Joanne
2000-01 - Penguin Books
9780140282030 Check our catalog

When beautiful, unmarried Vianne Rocher sweeps into the pinched little French town of Lansquenet on the heels of the carnival and opens a gem of a chocolate shop across the square from the church, she begins to wreak havoc with the town's Lenten vows. …More

Comfort Food Comfort Food
By Jacobs, Kate
2009-04 - Berkley
9780425226209 Check our catalog

In this smart, delicious work by the bestselling author of "The Friday Night Knitting Club," a celebrity chef shows her friends and family the joy of fulfillment--and manages to spice up her own life at the same time. …More

The Last Chinese Chef  The Last Chinese Chef
By Mones, Nicole
2007-05 - Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (HMH)
9780618619665 Check our catalog

This exhilarating story is the transporting tale of how the sensual, romantic elements of haute Chinese cuisine become the perfect ingredients to lift the troubled soul of a grieving American woman. …More

John Saturnall's Feast John Saturnall's Feast
By Norfolk, Lawrence
2012-09 - Grove Press
9780802120519 Check our catalog

A beautiful, rich and sensuous historical novel, "John Saturnall's Feast" tells the story of a young orphan who becomes a kitchen boy at a manor house and rises through the ranks to become the greatest cook of his generation. …More

Angelina's Bachelors: A Novel with Food Angelina's Bachelors: A Novel with Food
By O'Reilly, Brian
2011-08 - Gallery Books
9781451620566 Check our catalog

Like Water for Chocolate meets Moonstruck in this heartwarming and mouth-watering debut novel about a young widow who discovers that good food is the only balm for an aching heart.…More

Baking Cakes in Kigali Baking Cakes in Kigali
By Parkin, Gaile
2010-08 - Bantam
9780385343442 Check our catalog

Angel Tungaraza--mother, cake baker, keeper of secrets--is a woman living on the edge of chaos, finding ways to transform lives, weave magic, and create hope amid the madness swirling all around her in Kigali. …More