12 of the Novels Perfect for the Foodie in All of Us

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Some of us snack while we read, and others of us just find some yummy (sounding) food inside the pages of our books. I tend to be a reader who doesn’t snack while flipping pages, but this doesn’t mean I don’t read some books that are ideal for foodies. As a result, today we talk about books perfect for foodies!

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I decided to limit this to the books I own rather than expand it to all the books out there because a: there are a lot and b: I’d rather know a little something about these featured books, even if some I haven’t read. Which is true, many of these I haven’t yet read, and so their placement here is based on their cover art which seems to suggest there’d be some yummy treats inside the pages.

Let’s take a look at the books on my shelves that fit this.


Books Perfect for Foodies


1: Tell me Three Things, by Julie Buxbaum

I mean, there are waffles on the cover. Not sure this plays into the plot, but who doesn’t love waffles? Goodreads

2: The Unliklies, by Carrie Firestone

Don’t know if this has anything to do with food as a story, but we have to love all that ice cream on the cover, right? Goodreads

3: The Way You Make Me Feel, by Maurene Goo

This one doesn’t indicate its foodie connection on the cover, but the YA heroine does work on her father’s food truck, so it’s got a place on this list. Goodreads

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4: The Wishing Season, by Denise Hunter

This one has all those winter vibes on its cover art, but it also features a main character as a chef. Goodreads

5: The Supper Club (Series), by Carla Laureano

I mean, not only does this series feature some tasty-looking covers, there are also some delish dishes inside these pages. The stories of friendship (and romance!) hurt nothing either. Goodreads

6: Two Blue Doors (Series), by Hillary Manton Lodge

This entire series teems with food; so many descriptions and family meals together. Plus, who doesn’t like a good family saga? Goodreads

7: Save the Date, by Morgan Matson

Another one I doubt is all about food, but I kinda’ had to include this one (even though it’s about a wedding in which everything goes wrong) because that cake looks good. Goodreads

8: When Dimple Met Rishi, by Sandhya Menon

I do love a good Frappuccino now and again (no matter how bad they are), so yes, this one gest a mention – and I also still need to read this one book! Goodreads

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9: As Easy as Cherry Pie, by Bell Renshaw

Along with a sweet hero, the leading lady her is a baker who bakes up some pretty yummy (sounding!) treats. Goodreads

10: Prince in Disguise, by Stephanie Kate Strohm

Probably doesn’t have much to do with food, but on a crisp autumn day, there’s nothing like a cup of our favorite warm beverage!? Plus this book (about a prince!) sounds too cute. That’s always reason enough to feature a book. Goodreads

11: Stay Sweet, Siobhan Vivian

Ice cream seems a theme on today’s list, but who doesn’t enjoy the decedent treat? Goodreads

12: Love & Gelato, by Jenna Evans Welch

Traveling to Italy is reason enough to pick up a book, but if there’s some tasty food involved, it’s twice as good. Goodreads

What books make your list today; any on this list that you’ve read and highly recommend?? Any delicious-themed books I missed that I should be looking at? Comment all of your thoughts below.

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Linking up with That Artsy Reader Girl and Top Ten Tuesday September 1: Books That Make Me Hungry (They could have food items on the cover, foods in the title, be about foodies or have food as a main plot point… they could be cookbooks or memoirs, etc.)

About Rissi JC

amateur graphic designer. confirmed bookaholic. bubbl’r enthusiast. critical thinker. miswesterner. social media coordinator. writer.

34 comments

  1. I’ve always loved that cover for Tell Me Three Things. Something about it (haha maybe the waffles lol). :)

    And Love & Gelato is so good!

    1. This supper club is about a woman who hosts a monthly (I think…!) dinner club as a kind of “exclusive” dining experience. That’s how it starts, but then the series expands beyond that to the women who are friends with the main character from book one. :) Thanks for the visit, Lydia.

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