Cocktails for Book LoversBook Girl’s Guide to



Genre: Drinks/Cocktails

Source: Received for an honest review from the publisher.


  • Hardcover: 144 pages
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks (July 1, 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1402293402
  • ISBN-13: 978-1402293405


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The perfect pairing for anyone with a literary thirst!

From Jane Austen’s little-known fondness for wine to Hemingway’s beloved mojitos, literature and libations go hand in hand. Cocktails for Book Lovers blends these in a delectable book that will delight both readers and cocktail enthusiasts alike. This irresistible collection features 50 original and classic cocktail recipes based on works of famous authors and popular drinks of their eras, including Orange Champagne Punch, Salted Caramel and Bourbon Milkshakes, and even Zombie Cola. So dip in, pick your favorite author or book, and take a sip—or start at the beginning and work your way through. Cheers!

Cocktails inspired by your favorite authors:
• Charlotte Bronte
• Dani Shapiro
• Dorothy Parker
• Ernest Hemingway
• F. Scott Fitzgerald
• Flannery O’Connor
• Jhumpa Lahiri
• Junot Diaz
• Virginia Woolf
• Wally Lamb
• And 40 more!


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Book Girl’s Guide to Cocktails for Book  Lovers by Tessa Smith McGovern is an interesting and entertaining Drinks/Cocktails with a twist. Filled with cocktails recipes, bios, and so much more. A page turner from beginning to end. From Isabel Allende to Dan Zevin and those in between, such as Ernest Hemingway, Elizabeth Taylor, Mary Shelley and so many more. Each entry has  a cocktail recipe, tidbits about a famous contemporary or classic author, a bio, and a book recommendation. Very interesting and entertaining! Whether, you enjoy cocktails or learning more on famous authors, you are sure to enjoy this enticing tale of drinks,cocktails and famous authors! What a concept cocktails that are inspired by some of your favorite authors. I absolutely loved it and intend to enjoy some of the cocktails myself! While, I myself am not a drinker, I found so many of these to be very enticing to serve to your guest. Well done! With vivid pictures, and easy to follow recipes you will not go wrong with this title. Have fun and sip away! But please, sip responsibly. Received for an honest review from the publisher.


HEAT RATING: NONE(drinks/cocktails)

Reviewed by: AprilR, courtesy of My Book Addiction and More