21 January 2010

Highly Relevant to Our Interests

Not sure if you've noticed - we're pretty subtle about it - but we Onions like to read. A lot. And we like to eat cake. A lot.

So you can imagine (and we have, in many idle daydreams) that if there were a book group that also baked cakes, we would be IN FAVOUR of it.

Well, let me unfold a tale of joy into your shell-like ear...

A couple of days ago we received an email from Karen Healey, author of Guardian of the Dead, that contained The Best Fan Letter Ever from a girl in the USA who had read an advance copy of Guardian. It is the Best Letter Ever not only because the reader was clearly smart and articulate and funny and had really liked the book - but because she and her friends had BAKED A GUARDIAN OF THE DEAD CAKE.

Because... I almost can't type for the awesome ... they belong to a book group called LET THEM EAT CAKE, where they bake cakes inspired by the books they read.

Head over to Karen's blog, wherein she is dead chuffed and does some BAKING OF HER OWN.
And for more pics and more amazing creations check out Let Them Eat Cake's own blog.

Here is our awesome Bruno-designed cover of Guardian of the Dead.

And here is the also-very-cool US cover, which helps puts the cake in context.


Alex said...

Cake and Books - can't go wrong. Cakes ABOUT books - Heavenly! Those covers are amazing btw, especially the Australian one *grins* (Not biased at all ;)

Natalie Hatch said...

Great cake! I do like the Aussie cover better than the US, but that seems to be the case in a lot of books.