Open Road Integrated Media and BlogHer To Publish Digital Food Anthology

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ROOTS: A BlogHer Anthology

Edited by Rita Arens, Julie Ross Godar & Stacy Morrison

(New York, June 4th, 2013) BlogHer, a platform for the most unique and fascinating women bloggers on the Internet together with Open Road Integrated Media, a digital marketing and content company announced today the publication of ROOTS: A BlogHer Anthology (Open Road Integrated Media; June 2013; DLP $14.99). More than an ordinary cookbook, each Roots recipe is accompanied by a heartfelt story that will make you laugh, cry, and reminisce while it inspires you to get in the kitchen.

ROOTS is a love story about food” according to editor-in-chief Stacy Morrison, “it’s an exploration of its rich interconnectedness with culture, memory, and discovery, penned by over forty authors and personalities from the culinary blogosphere.” Tori Avey of The Shiksa in the Kitchen shares a touching tribute to her globetrotting grandmother alongside her Lemony Saffron Couscous recipe. Just Bento and Just Hungry writer Maki Itoh remembers how her adjustment to Western cooking mirrored her relationship with her mother. James Beard Award-winning food writer David Leite tells of the fierce family competition between two equally fantastic Thanksgiving stuffing recipes. Mouthwatering photos of the featured dishes and evocative home snapshots from the authors complete a reading experience that anyone who loves both food and a good story will relish. 

About the authors: Stacy Morrison is the editor in chief of BlogHer, the former editor of Redbook, and the author of Falling Apart in One Piece. Julie Ross Godar, executive editor of BlogHer, is a food and travel writer and a Jeopardy! champion. Rita Arens is the senior editor of BlogHer, the editor of Sleep Is for the Weak, and the author of The Obvious Game.

About Open Road Media: ( Open Road Integrated Media is a digital publisher and multimedia content company. Open Road creates connections between authors and their audiences by marketing its ebooks through a new proprietary online platform, which uses premium video content and social media. Open Road has published ebooks from legendary authors including William Styron, Pat Conroy, Jack Higgins, and Virginia Hamilton, and has launched new e-stars like Mary Glickman.

About BlogHer: BlogHer ( is the leading cross-platform media network created by, for and with women in social media. BlogHer delivers quality advocacy at scale for brands seeking to engage in authentic and persuasive dialogue with moderated communities led by more than 7,000 leading influencers who reach an audience of 92 million across premium blogs, Pinterest™, Facebook®, Twitter™ and social media, including 55 million blog readers alone (Source: Nielsen Site Census, March, 2013). Founded in February 2005 by Elisa Camahort Page, Jory Des Jardins and Lisa Stone, BlogHer publishes and syndicates news, information, advice, recommendations and research on women in social media across interest areas as we

Roots: A BlogHer Anthology Edited by Rita Arens, Julie Ross Godar & Stacy Morrison

Open Road Integrated Media

Publishing Date: June 2013

DLP: $14.99

Tweet This: The writers of @BlogHer share their best recipes & heartfelt stories in a new ebook from  @openroadmedia

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