December Book Club News

*New Titles, Menus, and Giveaways

*Books Authors are Gifting

*GalleyMatch Book Clubs Preview

*Holiday Gifts: Book, TV, & Song Blends

*Blends Bash: New Recipes!

From Feminist Pudding to a Regency England-era supper, to Appalachian staples, authors of December feature titles will transport you with distinctive book-inspired fare.

You'll find book club menus, book events, and more on social media throughout the month.

Warmest wishes for a happy, healthy holiday season.

Judy Gelman
Book-inspired menus and giveaways featured on social media
Book Club Buzz Feature Titles
A month of book-inspired recipes, menus, and giveaways
beginning on dates below
The Dangerous Legacy of
White Male America
Ijeoma Oluo
(Seal Press)
Nonfiction / Social Science
From the author of the New York Times bestseller So You Want to Talk About Race, a subversive history of white male American identity.
Paula Brackston
(St. Martins Press)
Historical Fiction / Fantasy

The third installment of a bewitching series "brimming with charm and charisma" that will make "fans of Outlander rejoice!" (Woman's World Magazine).
Book Club Daily Feature Titles
Authors' book-inspired menus and giveaways
begin on the dates below for one week
Joy Jordan-Lake
(Lake Union)
Historical Fiction
From the author of A Tangled Mercy comes an enthralling novel of secrets, a tumultuous war of ideas, and murder as classes collide in the shadow of Biltmore House.
E.J. Simon
The new Michael and Alex Nicholas thriller features the international mystery, artificial intelligence, humor, food, and travel that E.J. Simon fans have come to expect.
Season's Reading
Books Authors are Gifting
We turned to authors for the books they plan to gift this season.

Thanks to these authors for sharing:

David Bell 
Tara Bench
Jenna Blum 
Mike Chen 
Fiona Davis
David Ebershoff
Alka Joshi 
Angie Kim
Crystal King
Kristina McMorris
Casey McQuiston 
Kelly McWilliams 
Isla Morley 
Kim Powers 
Jewell Parker Rhodes 
Teresa J. Rhyne
Susie Schnall
Lisa See
Ruta Sepetys
Catherine Adel West
Ellen Marie Wiseman 
Peter Zheutlin

To purchase books and support local bookstores, visit our
GalleyMatch Book Clubs Suggest
Click mages below for book club meeting highlights for these titles previewed through the GalleyMatch program.

KC Book Club of Kansas City, Missouri

by Ellen Alpsten

Pittsburgh Chick Lit Book Club
Spice Up Your Holiday Gifts!
Browse the Blends Shop & New Recipes: Book, TV, and Song Blends
Due to a jar shortage, quantities of our Book, TV, and Song Blends are limited this holiday season. Shop early!
Visit the new Blends Shop!

It's easier to shop for Blends online in the new Book, TV, and Song Blends shop.

Looking a gift for literature, television, or music fans guaranteed to make them smile, and spice up their cooking?

New Blends: Lord of the Fries (Brewpub Garlic Fries Seasoning), The Secret Life of Teas (Smoked Tea Rub) , Game of Scones (Black Onyx Cocoa Powder) join our popular classics, including Where the Crawdads Zing (Gulf Coast Bay Seasoning), Schitt's Greek (Greek Seasoning), Better Call Salt (Chipotle Salt), and Brined, Sealed, Delivered (Cajun Turkey Rub).

Gift Boxes: customize 3, 4, 6, or 12-spice gifts boxes for your favorite foodies and entertainment fans.

Quantities are limited! Order early to reserve your favorite Book, Song, and TV Blends.
New Blends Gift Boxes
Pair Book, TV, and Song Blends with books! Visit our BookShop Blends reading list!
Blends Bash chefs are dishing up recipes with Book, TV, and Song Blends!

You'll find new recipes for “Schitt’s Greek” Spinach & Feta Mac 'n' Cheese, "Where the Crawdads Zing" Sheet Pan Shrimp Boil, "A GentleBlend in Moscow" Hotel Metropol Potatoes, "Of Spice and Men" Cinnamon Twists and Cookie Butter Apple Pie, "Grain of Thrones" Pasta, and more on the Blends Bash page, and social media (follow #BlendsBash).