Good Food, Great Reads

Nothing better than a good meal and a great book. Exploring the food and literary scene of the great St. Louis, MO and beyond.

Summer reading 😍☀️ just finished the #1 NYT Bestseller "Big Little Lies" by Liane Moriarty, and it was truly a great beach read.

The story primarily follows three women: Jane, the new and frazzled single mother with a trying past, ...
Nothing quite like a glass of wine and a good book ❤️ "The Arrangement" by Ashley Warlick was an absolute pleasure from start to finish. .
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The book follows Mary Francis, a young, daring, deeply sensitive woman who ...
"But no matter how much that dark story has upset him, it has been fascinating and seductive and had aroused him to the depths of his soul, the way such dark stories do" .
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. "Waking Lions" by Ayelet ...
After reading "A Certain Age" by Beatriz Williams, I knew I would adore another one of her novels and my latest read, "Tiny Little Thing". Set in the 1960s, the story follows Christina 'Tiny' Hardcastle, the perfect Park Avenue debutante ...
reading "Mademoiselle Chanel" by C.W. Gortner, a beautiful novel reminiscent of some of my favorites, such as "The Paris Wife" and "Swans of Fifth Avenue". This well-written and enthralling novel follows the dramatic life of Gabrielle (Coco) Chanel, from the ...
just finished "The Singles Game" by Lauren Weisberger, author also of "The Devil Wears Prada". What an engaging read!!! The story follows Charlotte Silver, beautiful and sweet tennis pro struggling to overcome both a devastating injury at Wimbledon and her ...
iced coffee for an icy day ❄️😋☕️ #coffeelover #coffee #coffeelove #icedcoffee #winterwonderland #yum #instagood #instafood
fresh flowers and fiction, what could be better? ❤📚
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Just finished "Rich & Pretty" by Rumaan Alam 😊this wonderful novel follows the decades-long, intense, complicated relationship between two women. Sarah and Lauren met twenty years ago in ...
what a beautiful book (& latte!) ❤
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"A Year in Provence" by Peter Mayle follows, month-by-month, a older British couple settling into the curious provincial life. This charming book is a perfect lazy-Sunday wanderlust read, and will ...
Tuesday vs. Wednesday 🤔 St. Louis weather is about as indecisive as I am!! #stlouis #explorestlouis
sundays are for brunching 😋❤ #originalpancakehouse #brunch #yum
Love & Gelato ❤ 🇮🇹 Just finished this amazing novel by Jenna Evans Welch 📚 a great mix of YA romance and foreign adventure, this book evokes "Only in Naples" for me. .
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The story follows sixteen year old ...
have you ever had a better iced coffee?! 😍☕️😋
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#icedcoffee #coffeetime #coffeelover #kayaks #instagood #instayum
books, coffee, flowers, what else could a girl want? 😊☕️❤ Just read "Where'd You Go, Bernadette?" by Maria Semple 📚 more on the YA side than adult fiction due to the fact that much of it is written from the ...
Just finished "Talking as Fast as I Can" by Lauren Graham, from two of my favorite shows: Gilmore Girls and Parenthood. Really enjoyed this funny, witty book about her childhood, Hollywood experiences and returning to the much beloved Lorelai Gilmore ...
starting the new year off right ❤📚 just finished "Harry Potter et le Prisonnier d'Azkaban"! Can't wait to have read the whole series in two languages, definitely one of my goals in 2017 🇫🇷 happy new year to all!! #harrypotteretleprisonnierdazkaban ...
it's a hot chocolate kind of day 😋 just finished "The Magnolia Story" by my favorites, Chip & Joanna Gaines from HGTV's Fixer Upper. ❤ What a sweet story! I love watching them on TV and enjoyed even more reading ...
Just finished "The Good Girl" by Mary Kumbica and really really enjoyed it. It's an excellent thriller about a judge's daughter kidnapped for ransom, and how her life changes when her kidnapper chooses to hide her away in a secluded ...
Christmas is coming and I'm celebrating by curling up with a good book 😊🎄 "The Couple Next Door" by Shari Lapena is a MUST READ. Truly, I picked it up and simply couldn't put it down until I was finished. ...
Saturday's are for treats 😊

I LOVED "A Certain Age" by Beatriz Williams. Of course, I'm incredibly partial to any New York City Jazz Age novel, but this one was really great! The story mainly follows Mrs. Theresa Marshall, a ...
duck, duck, boots! enjoying the last few days of fall in St. Louis ❤️ #happyfall #beanboots #duckboots #instagood #fallleaves
Just finished the memoir "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance 📚 this is an absolute must-read! Not a political piece, but a genuine glimpse into the lives and struggles of the people in Appalachia America. Vance shows us his family, education ...
there's a reason thanksgiving is my favorite holiday 😋❤️ #goodfood #yummy #thanksgiving #happythankgiving #berrycrumble #instayum
nothing like hot chocolate and harry potter to cheer a girl up 😊

#bookstagram #instagood #happythankgiving #harrypotter #harrypotteretlachambredessecrets #hotchocolate #francais

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