Meera Klein

Award-winning author, Meera Ekkanath Klein, deftly weaves her love of cooking and storytelling into an irresistible tale. My Mother’s Kitchen: A Novel with Recipes (2014, Homebound Publications) was selected as a Winner in the 2015 International Book Awards in the Multi-Cultural Fiction category. The book was also selected as Finalist in the 2015 National Indie Excellence Book Awards, 2015 Beverly Hills International Book Awards and 2015 USA Best Book Awards, all in the Multi-Cultural Fiction category.

She has also made numerous presentations at local libraries. A former newspaper reporter and columnist, Ms. Klein honed her writing skills in a busy newsroom. She mastered the art of Indian cooking in her own mother’s kitchen in the beautiful Blue Mountains or Nilgiris of south India. Her poetry and short fiction have appeared numerous publications.

Ms. Klein currently lives in northern California and is working on several writing projects, including a sequel to her first novel.

Book Reviews by Meera Klein

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“Colleen Patrick-Goudreau never preaches and straddles the fine line between telling the reader what to do and offering practical suggestions, ideas, and examples.”

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“Shuk is the delightful way . . .

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“Thottungal’s passion and love for Kerala fare are evident in each and every recipe and are the ultimate guideposts for anyone who wants to know more about the distinctive food of Kerala.”

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“A Lady’s Guide to Gossip and Murder is a perfect summer read whether on the beach or poolside accompanied by a glass of frosty lemonade.”

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“Although vegetables are the centerpiece in The Modern Cook’s Year, author Anna Jones has gathered an encyclopedia of information and recipes on all kinds of fruits, grains, and le

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“This book is a kitchen essential for anyone who wants to learn the secrets of simple, tasty, and mostly healthful Indian cooking.”

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“Parents looking for an uplifting bedtime (or anytime) story, would do well to grab a copy of Little Taco Truck.”

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“My Island is the perfect soothing antidote to a busy day.”

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“Moog’s warm and earnest style of writing is like sipping on a comforting spicy drink, very much like a Smoking Bishop or Spiced Earl Grey Tea.”

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“Home cooks who want a culinary challenge that is rich in history, folklore, and tradition will find it in the pages of Provisions.

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Sometimes a cookbook author is an unofficial ambassador for good food and culture. With heartwarming stories and tantalizing recipes, Naz Deravian is our guide to all things Persian.

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“The book is sure to inspire home cooks to try a hand at baking their own bread and churning fresh butter or spend time drooling over the scrumptious photographs.”

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“This enchanting novel is not your typical fast food beach read. It is more of a seven-course feast, meant to be savored, word by word.”

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"a must for any home cook who wants to learn more about the intricacies of Spanish cuisine."

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Victorian London has a new sleuth and his name is Charles Dickens. Yes, that Dickens of The Tale of Two Cities fame.

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Get ready to curl up with a cup of tea, a plate of scones, and A Lady’s Guide to Etiquette and Murder.

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Young children will find The Perfect Pillow to be the perfect bedtime companion. The story depicts a timeless problem most children experience: sleeplessness.

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Megan Cass’s latest short story anthology ActivAmerca is a slim volume that is easy to hold and easier still to read.