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Book Review

First Love, Take Two by Sajni Patel

First Love, Take Two

In this second chance romance, the food is more memorable than the love story. After reading First Love, Take Two, I was left feeling vaguely annoyed at the happy couple. But I also wanted to eat my way through Houston. Daniel and Preeti were each other’s first loves, until she let his wealthy Black parents, and her prejudiced Desi aunties, break them up. Preeti has weathered the ostracism and gossip in her close-knit Hindu community … Continue reading First Love, Take Two by Sajni Patel

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The Professor Next Door by Jackie Lau

The Professor Next Door

The Professor Next Door is the third book in Jackie Lau’s Cider Bar Sisters series, and it stands alone, though it’s a bit more fun if you have already met Nicole’s friends. Like all the other stories in this series, it will make you want to go to Toronto and eat your entire body weight in desserts. Seriously, the food porn in these books is next level. Jackie Lau appears to subscribe to the idea … Continue reading The Professor Next Door by Jackie Lau

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American Dreamer by Adriana Herrera

American Dreamer

It’s been a few days since I finished this book, and I’m still thinking about it. I look at food trucks differently, and I think about the language of food, how food is a way of care and of expression, and how good food can overcome so many barriers. I also find myself thinking about the painful emotional journey of one of the characters survives in the course of the story, and how much that … Continue reading American Dreamer by Adriana Herrera

Book Review

Savor You by Kristen Proby

Savor You

Savor You by Kristen Proby is a romance featuring female friendships, food pr0n and a plus sized heroine. I enjoyed everything except the hero, who I felt infantilized the heroine on occasion. Savor You is the fifth book in the Fusion series, set around restaurant called Seduction that a group of female friends opened together. Despite this book’s position later in the series order, it can be read as a standalone. The heroine of the … Continue reading Savor You by Kristen Proby