Book Report: Julie & Julia

Book Report: Julie & Julia

So many food books recently! I guess they make for good and hearty winter reading.

A friend gave me her old copy of Julie & Julia a few weeks ago. You’ve probably already read it and heard that it is being turned into a movie as we speak.

If you haven’t yet, I would recommend picking it up at the library. It’s a quick read and an interesting look at the power of the internet combined with a good project. But watch out for “second hand anxiety” from the author’s life qualms. Reading right before bed about stress over work, marriage, baby and blog choices isn’t a particularly great recipe for a good night sleep.

One perk, though: I have a hankering to make coq au vin again. Mmm.

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  1. Jenny M at 4:24 pm

    I so just bought this book for $3.00 at Barnes and Nobles 75% off sale. I can’t wait to read it!

  2. Julie at 8:18 pm

    I would read this book based on title and cover alone. It’s so pretty.

  3. amy at 1:15 am

    Loved it! Didn't know about the movie & can't wait to see it!

  4. Arielle Lee Bair at 3:14 am

    This book has been on my list for a while now. A friend read it and loves it and has been telling me to read it already! I didn’t know it was going to be a movie. 🙂

  5. Maija at 11:23 pm

    Super fun read. I saw her speak on her book tour in Portland, and she’s very endearingly normal! I think that’s what makes her story so relatable – 20/30 something not sure what to do with the rest of their life.