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Comfort Food (2008)

by Kate Jacobs

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Not quite as good as Friday Night Knitting Club but it's still a fun, light summer read. ( )
  janb37 | Feb 13, 2017 |
Fun romp involving the drama, disasters, and power plays behind a cooking channel tv show. I listened to the audiobook read by Barbara Rosenblatt and her husky voice was interesting and funny when she voiced the different characters. It flowed nicely, caused me to laugh out loud on occasions, and kept my interest throughout. Recommended for a light and comical read. ( )
  Likeitorlumpit | Dec 3, 2016 |
Oh---fun reading! Having watched my share of the Food Network Channel this was a speedy read about the life of a star---going up and down and sideways. Cheerful escapism! ( )
  nyiper | Feb 25, 2015 |
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  jfoooo | Dec 17, 2014 |
This just may have been the dullest book I've ever read. Too many characters, none of them endearing. The plot basically throws a bunch of people who are at a standstill in life together and attempts to make all of them find themselves. I would have much preferred if she concentrated on the main character and her daughters and explored more emotion. It was all superficial fluff. ( )
  Hanneri | Apr 20, 2014 |
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Kate Jacobsprimary authorall editionscalculated
Belaustegui Trías, Inéssecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Belaustegui Trías, InésTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Belaustegui Trias, Inéssecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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Gus Simpson adored birthday cake. Chocolate, coconut, lemon, strawberry, vanilla -- she had a particular fondness for the classics.
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Widow has a TV cook show, 2 daughters who have their own problems, when her manager adds a rival to her show. They spend a weekend at a resort learning to all get along.
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0399154655, Hardcover)

Now in paperback from the #1 New York Times bestselling author of The Friday Night Knitting Club...

Shortly before turning 50, TV cooking show personality Augusta "Gus" Simpson discovers that the network wants to boost her ratings by teaming her with a beautiful, young new co-host. But Gus isn't going without a fight-whether it's off-set with her two demanding daughters, on-camera with the ambitious new diva herself, or after-hours with Oliver, the new culinary producer who's raising Gus's temperature beyond the comfort zone. Now, in pursuit of higher ratings and culinary delights, Gus might be able to rejuvenate more than just her career.

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A celebrity chef shows her friends and family the joy of fulfillment--and manages to spice up her own life at the same time.

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