Feed Me Seymour! A Read-A-Thon Mini-Challenge

Welcome Readers and Cheerleaders!  You’ve made it to hour 5.  That is fantastic! Your probably need a little break and some fun right about now, so this one is for you – and you have from 12PM EST – 4PM EST, 4 hours, to do it.  After that I will choose two winners at random; the first winner selected will receive a prize pack of 3 ARCs and the latest novel by Joe Nesbo, The Devil’s Star. The ARCs are: Neverland by Douglas Clegg, The Daughters of Witching Hill by Mary Sharratt, and Claude and Camille by Stephanie Cowell, the second winner will receive a $10 gift certificate to any online bookseller of choice which allows gift cards to be sent via e-mail.

So do you remember Seymour from  Little Shop of Horrors?  He was the one who fed the creepy plant.  And similarly I am asking you to feed me.  I don’t want dead bodies or anything (that’s what that plant ate!) but I want to know all about the food that you’re eating reading about. For a little break and some good times, check out the plant singing Feed Me, Seymour below.  I know I did this last time.  But it’s a fun break, right!  I looked at it again this morning and was charmed/appalled all over again.

So over the next few hours let me know if you happen across any passages of food in your reading or you can also flip through some of the books in your Read-A-Thon stack(s) and find me a passage where the characters describe what they are eating or when they are actually eating – write up a post with the book, author, your selected passage and a picture of one the dishes- leave a link to that specific post on MckLinky and that’s it.  You’ve got an entry!  If you don’t have a blog, then leave your passage in the comments, and I will enter it on MckLinky for you.
This is so much fun that I wanted to play too!  Here’s mine.
In A Gift from Brittany by Marjorie Price, Jean Montrelay makes a cake called quartre quarts, which literally means “four equal parts”.  The ingredients of the cake are for the most part in equal parts to each other.
When the batter was just right – not too thick and not too runny – we arranged apple slices like a fan unfurling around the bottom of a pan she had greased with butter.  Continuing to whip the batter, she poured it over the apples, sprinkled sugar over the top , and slipped the pan into the oven.
“Now we can have our coffee.”  She sank down on the bench with a sigh and a contented grin.  “We’ll smell it when it’s done.”

1DA652C2516038AE4D02F55645591F39 Literary Feasts: Beautiful  Creatures, by Kami Garcia & Margaret Stohl

I Just Wanna Sit Here and Read is hosting a mini-challenge this hour, as well. Have fun today everybody!  Looking forward to seeing all the yummy food.

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  1. I don't really have a blog, so I'll post mine here! =) I'm reading The Golden Compass by Philip Pullman. Excerpt:

    There was no need to starve, so she ate the stew and mashed potatoes with relish. There was a bowl of tinned peaches and ice cream to follow…and when she had finished, the nurse brought her a glass of warm milk and took the tray away.

    Throughout the book, though, there have also been mentions of reindeer meat, seal meat, eels, and things like that. Appetizing, no?
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