Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Books&Brioche: schedule

french themed - ooh-la-la


and welcome to my summer reading of books related to France and things French.

The posts will be a bit scattered and not necessarily everyday.

If you want to join me for some fun frenchy-kind of event drop me a line (vvb32 @yahoo.com).

Schedule of 2011 events:
details and links will be filled in after posted
per usual links are also on the sidebar

June 21:
Midsummer's Eve HOP - french themed
Giveaway: Wake Unto Me by Lisa Cach - ends June 24
Announcement: winner for giveaway

June 30:
Darcy Aliens and France
- Mrs Darcy vs Aliens by Jonathan Pinnock

July 2:
- Tour de France
- La Valse d'Amelie played by Dave Thomas
Giveaway: Weekend in Paris by Robyn Sisman - ends Aug 14
Announcement: winner for giveaway

July 6:
- Poirot and mysteries
- Death at the Chateau Bremont by M.L. Longworth

August 12:
A Delicious Life by Sasha Soren
- French Women for all Seasons by Mireille Guiliano
- The French Gardener by Santa Montefiore
- Random Magic by Sasha Soren
Giveaway: The French Gardener by Santa Montefiore - ends Aug 31
Announcement: winner for giveaway

August 20:
Giveaway: Lucky Charm by Marie Astor -ends Aug 31
Announcement: winner for giveaway

September 14:
Giveaway: Bonne Femme Cookbook by Wini Moranville
Announcement: winner

The Extraordinary Adventures of Adele Blanc-Sec by Jacques Tardi -my review


For now, sit back with a croissant and cafe au lait and listen to this...

Sous Le Ciel De Paris, Under Paris Skies
played by Eddy Jay


* part of Vacation Reads 2011 (or, Books for the Armchair Traveler)
hosted by Ruby Reads and Manga Maniac Cafe

BUT as of August 19, 2011: decided to make this a regular feature on vvb32 reads

* this schedule also houses complete books mentioned for this event.

* image sources for header eiffel tower, brioche, books


  1. I've always loved french culture! So your french summer sounds awesome. thanks julie

  2. I will be looking forward to the posts! You always come up with some fantastic ideas.

  3. At some point this summer, I will be reading Anna and the French Kiss. No idea when, though.

  4. Tres bien - sons comme le plaisir! ;D

  5. I love this idea! I love books that are connected to France. Count me in, big time!

  6. Bonjour, événement est donc excitante, vous ne voulez pas dire?


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