Thursday, January 26, 2023

Gathering the Book Club

From Victoria:

Much like our initial 2023 book club selection, for our initial book selection of 2021, the Victoria Classics Book Club chose to indulge in not one but two noteworthy titles. Both At Home in Mitford  and Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good are hinge books in Jan Karon’s beloved Mitford series. We celebrated the author as Victoria’s 2021 Writer-in-Residence as we explored the pages of these volumes alongside both newcomers to the series and already dedicated fans, ideally in the presence of a well-brewed cup of tea! An homage to Esther Bolick’s signature dessert in the treasured Mitford series, our Mini Orange Marmalade Cakes feature ribbons of marmalade between layers of fluffy cake crowned with creamy vanilla frosting and fresh begonias. In one of our initial book club selections for 2023, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis, a fantastical wintry treat tempts our hearts as it did Edmund’s within the pages of the story. Turkish Delight beckons dreams of Narnia with notes of Chambord, rosewater, and raspberry. (Read more.)


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