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9 Cookbooks for Anyone Who, Well, Loves Books

Literature lovers, this one's for you!

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The Little Library Cookbook

A good writer can bring tantalizing meals to life in the minds of a reader. But The Little Library Cookbook helps you actually make them. Find beloved recipes from 100 of your favorite books, including Alice in Wonderland, Moby Dick and Sherlock Holmes.

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Here’s how to plan the best book club party ever. 

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Gin Austen

“It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person in possession of this good book must be in want of a drink”—or at least that’s the tagline for this cocktail collection inspired by the work of Jane Austen. You’ll find clever recipes, bartending tips and even Jane Austen drinking games.

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These tasty recipes were inspired by classic novels.

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The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook 

Potterheads, listen up. You can finally get a taste of Harry’s beloved treacle tarts, Mrs. Weasley’s classic meat pies and even Hagrid’s rock cakes. The Unofficial Harry Potter Cookbook will help you make magic in the kitchen for wizards and muggles alike.

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More magical Harry Potter-inspired recipes.

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Tequila Mockingbird

The perfect gift for literature lovers, Tequila Mockingbird pairs delicious drinks with beloved novels. Find creative cocktails like ‘Romeo and Julep,’ ‘Vermouth the Bell Tolls’ and ‘The Picture of Dorian Grey Goose.’ For even more puns, check out the book’s sequel, Are You There God? It’s Me, Margarita.

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Hosting book club? You need these crowd-pleasing recipes.

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A Feast of Ice and Fire

Regardless of who’s sitting on the Iron Throne, food in the Seven Kingdoms always looks delicious. A Feast of Ice and Fire teaches us how to make the series’ best dishes—like King’s Landing lemon cakes (Sansa’s favorite!), meat pies from The North and Dorne’s stuffed grape leaves. Pass the wine, please!

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Need recipes while you binge-watch the series again? We’ve got ’em here.

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The Little House Cookbook 

An oldie but goodie, The Little House Cookbook has been helping readers for decades recreate their favorite dishes from the little house in the big woods. You, too, can eat like Ma, Laura and the rest of the Ingalls clan—just make sure you have a cast-iron skillet handy.

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Check out these recipes inspired by life on the prairie.

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Scone with the Wind 

Promising “cakes and bakes with a literary twist”—Scone with the Wind does not disappoint. The baker in your life will enjoy tons of fun recipes, like ‘Tart of Darkness,’ ‘On the Rocky Road’ and ‘Nineteen-eighty Petit Fours.’

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If you’re wondering, here’s how to make bakery-worthy scones.

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An Unexpected Cookbook

Hobbits are known for their seven meals, and An Unexpected Cookbook offers recipes for all of them! Get a taste of the Shire with these tasty renditions of meat pies, sweet biscuits, cakes and, of course, taters.

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You’ll need our top-rated recipes to plan for second breakfast!

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The Anne of Green Gables Cookbook 

The perfect book for a child (or a child at heart!), The Anne of Green Gables Cookbook charms us with beautiful photos, darling illustrations and tasty recipes from the land of Avonlea.

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For more charming recipes, check out these vintage cakes.

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Katie Bandurski
As Senior Shopping Editor, Katie connects Taste of Home readers with the best gifts, deals and home products on the market. An avid foodie and a holiday enthusiast, Katie is an expert at cultivating meaningful moments. When she’s out of the office, you’ll find her exploring Wisconsin, trying out new vegetarian recipes and watching Christmas movies.