Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Top Ten Tuesday-- Books With Food

Top Ten Tuesday is a really cool original feature/weekly meme created over at The Broke and The Bookish. Each week they post a new Top Ten List that bloggers join in on answering... and today (October 17th) I'm one of them :)

Today's Topic

Top Ten Books That Make Me Hungry





1.  Heartless by Marissa Meyer

  • This book made me SO hungry.  I don't even like lemon flavored food that much, but I was CRAVING those tarts for sure!!

2.  Where the Stars Still Shine by Trish Doller

  • Callie moves in with her bio-dad and is exposed to his giant Greek family-- and they eat a lot of Greek food that sounds delicious!

3.  Crash (Visions #1) by Lisa McMann

  • The Agnotti's and the DeMarco's own Italian restaurants, and I have to stop talking about it now because I'm craving carbs...

4.  Harry Potter by J.K. Rowling

  • So much food in Harry Potter and I want to eat it all!!!  Butterbeer, pumpkin juice, chocolate frogs, pumpkin pasties, cauldron cakes-- and then there are all the feasts in the Great Hall.  So. Much. Food.

5.  From What I Remember... by Stacy Kramer & Val Thomas

  • Kylie and Max find themselves in small town Mexico and eat a lot of really awesome sounding food.





6.  To All the Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han

  • Cookies, donuts, desserts, Korean food-- SO making me hungry!!

7.  The Best Kind of Magic by Crystal Cestari

  • Amber wants to be a professional baker, so you can imagine there are a LOT of desserts in this book.

8.  Me and Earl and the Dying Girl by Jesse Andrews

  • Okay, so the food in this book is the exception to this list.  It definitely did NOT make me hungry!!  Greg's dad is an adventurous eater-- ostrich sausage, yak tripe, and dried cuttlefish just for examples :(

9.  Final Girls by Riley Sager

  • Quincy is a dessert blogger and bakes to help with her anxiety-- and being a horror novel, you can imagine there is a lot of anxiety.

10.  Bittersweet by Sarah Ockler

  • The foodiest YA book around.  You cannot read this book without wanting to visit a bakery or make your own cupcakes.  Example-- Friend of the Devil Cupcakes: red velvet devil's food cupcakes topped with red, orange, and yellow swirled buttercream icing peaks and a thin red apple curl.





I love food in books, but I'm also super lazy about cooking and baking-- so sometimes I get really hungry and sad when I read about all this yummy goodness!!

What food books made your list??


22 comments:

  1. Everyone's lists are making me so hungry today! I definitely agree with everything in Harry Potter - OMG, those dinners at the Great Hall, I'd weigh 1000 pounds if I went there!

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  2. Yes to Harry Potter!! I forgot about Final Girls and the food but there was a lot for sure. Great picks!

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  3. Oh, definitely Harry Potter. I want all of that food!

    -Lauren
    www.shootingstarsmag.net

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  4. Hi! Not even the cupcakes could get me into Bittersweet. There must be something wrong with me lol. Butterbeer! I should've put Harry Potter on my list :)
    My TTT
    Leslie

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  5. Bittersweet was such a good book! I love Sarah Ockler. Have you read Twenty Boy Summer? It's one of my favorites!

    Great list!
    Do You Dog-ear?

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    1. Yes, I LOVE Twenty Boy Summer!! I have loved every one of Sarah Ockler's books so far and can't wait for her to come out with something new :)

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  6. The Harry Potter series made my list as well! Mmmm, butterbeer.

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  7. I'm definitely hungry looking after these lists. Harry Potter food always sounds so good!

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  8. Where the Stars Still Shine is such a good pick! I’d forgotten about all the delicious Greek food in that one. Great list, Michelle!

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  9. Ahh I completely forgot about Heartless!! I love lemon desserts; that book killed me. I'm pretty positive I went out and got a lemon bar mix after finishing.

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    1. Yeah, I don't even like Lemon stuff, but that book had me wanting to eat flowers at one point so......

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  10. All the Boys Before series is the first thing I thought of and I couldn't agree more. I have such a sweet tooth :D

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  11. Heartless definitely made me hungry as did Harry Potter! I wish I'd like Final Girls enough to finish it because Quincy's baked goods sounded amazing.
    My TTT: https://jjbookblog.wordpress.com/2017/10/17/top-ten-tuesday-129/

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  12. Apparently I'm super bad at remembering food in books. HP didn't even come to mind! I've read THE BEST KIND OF MAGIC, but I didn't remember the MC wanting to be a pastry chef at all. Gah! I must be getting old ...

    Happy TTT!

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  13. Heartless made me so hungry too! Thanks for visiting my blog earlier. :)

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  14. I totally forgot about the food in Me Earl and the Dying Girl! Great list!

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  15. Okay Italian is awesome so yeah, definitely a winner there. :) And Bittersweet just looks foody with that cover!

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  16. YES to all the Harry Potter food. I’d love to eat that stuff.

    Aj @ Read All The Things!

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  17. I really wanted the Greek food in Where the Stars Still Shine, too. Itmakes me sad that I have never cooked Greek food.

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  18. AWESOME list!! Thinking about the food and treats in Harry Potter always makes me hungry!

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  19. I love Greek food. I have to check out that book. We have a few books in common this week too. I couldn't imagine leaving Lara Jean off my list, and I loved all the cupcakes in Bittersweet. Me and Earl had the weirdest food, but the Pho sounded good.

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  20. I have a few of these on my list as well: Heartless, Harry Potter, and To All The Boys. They definitely make me hungry!! And now I really want to read The Best Kind of Magic and Bittersweet :)

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