Aardvark Book Club Predictions– February 2023

New Subscription Service, New Predictions. February 2023 New subscription, new predictions! I’ve been reading all the hype about Aardvark Book Club since they launched last fall. I immediately fell in love with their branding, AND they recently started shipping to APO/FPO addresses! Read my review of the company and the awesome thing they are doing…

Trying out Aardvark Book Club

Is Aardvark Book Club Worth the Hype? Move over, Book of the Month Club– there is a new book subscription service in town. It seemed like news of Aardvark Book Club appeared overnight. BOTM’s fan groups went wild speculating about the new company. As they approached their launch last fall, the hype reached unreal levels,…

Saving 10% of Yourself

Crying in H Mart By Michelle Zauner Jatjuk is a Korean pine nut porridge that is often given to people who are sick. Not only is it nutritious, but it is easy to digest. It appears several times in Zauner’s memoir– first as a staple of her mother’s diet while she was battling cancer, and…

Book of the Month Predictions– February 2023

What books will BOTM love this month? February 2023 “I cannot live without books. I love them as I love the air I breathe. They are the companions of my solitude, the support of my adversity, the balm of my afflictions, the guide of my steps, and the light of my path.” – Thomas Jefferson…

Rebounding from Life’s Mistakes

Hello Beautiful By Ann Napolitano When William visits the Padavona home for the first time, it is Emeline’s turn to cook dinner for the family. Cooking is not her forte, so she asks each family to select a TV dinner and gives each of them a crescent roll. William selects a turkey dinner. For your…

The Cure for Cancer

The Panacea Project By Catherine Devore Johnson After Calla is diagnosed with cancer, her friend/social worker/mother figure, Rae, jumps into action. She brings Calla a bag of healthy groceries, including a large amount of kale, so that Calla can begin a cancer-friendly diet. Introduce your book club to The Panacea Project with this delicious and…

The Search for Virtue

Roses, in the Mouth of a Lion By Bushra Rehman Through the drama and the lulls in Razia’s life, chai is the ever-present drink of choice. While we don’t know the recipe that Razia used to make chai for all the loved ones in her life, I can imagine the aunties sipping this Kashmiri Chai…

To Hell and Back

Sign Here By Claudia Lux Most of Hell is fresh out of humanity, but Peyote proves that he still has a little sweetness remaining under all his spice. Bring a taste of Heaven to your hellish gathering with Sign Here‘s recipe match, Sweet and Spicy Jalape├▒o Poppers. Click here to get the recipe from Taste…

Book of the Month Predictions– January 2023

How is BOTM going to ring in the new year? JANUARY 2023 Is there a better way to ring in the new year than with new books? First, how did I do last month? I correctly predicted All the Dangerous Things and The Light Pirate as main selections. A Quiet Life was also offered as…

Everyone Dies- Bootlegger’s Edition´┐╝

Hang the Moon By Jeannette Walls Sally Kincaid made sure the family business kept on running no matter what. To celebrate this novel’s Prohibition theme, we’re introducing our first drink. The Ward 8 not only sounds as political as the Kincaid Family’s life in Claiborne County, but it will make good use out of the…