Chick Lit Meets Julia Child

While you’re waiting for the new Sophie Kinsella, Wedding Night, enjoy these new food-themed chick lit novels.

Dana Bate. The Girls’ Guide to Love and Supper Clubs. When her relationship collapses, Hannah Sugarman seizes the chance to do what she’s always loved and launches an underground supper club out of her new landlord’s town house. Though her delicious dishes become the talk of the town, Hannah  faces various romantic prospects that leave her guessing and confused.

Caldwell, Megan. Vanity Fare: a Novel of Lattes, Literature, and Love. When her husband leaves her for a younger, blonder woman, overwhelmed single mother Molly Hagan takes a copywriting position at a new bakery where she, after meeting a sexy British pastry chef, just might get her own “happily ever after.”

Liza Palmer. Nowhere But Home. Queenie wishes that her memory was a little spottier when feelings for her high school love resurface. He broke her heart and made her leave town–can she risk her heart again? But she has a new job–sure it’s cooking last meals for death row inmates but at least they don’t complain!

Kim Barnouin. Skinny Bitch in Love. Clementine Cooper is an ambitious sous chef at a hot vegan restaurant in Santa Monica. When an important food critic visits the restaurant, a backstabbing coworker sabotages her vegan dish by adding butter. Fired from her job and blackballed in L.A., Clementine has hit rock bottom. Not one to wallow, she decides to launch her own cooking school.

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