City Baker's Guide to Country Living

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group Release date: 2016-08-09

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"e;Mix in one part Diane Mott Davidson's delightful culinary adventures with several tablespoons of Jan Karon's country living and quirky characters, bake at 350 degrees for one rich and warm romance."e; --Library JournalA full-hearted novel about a big-city baker who discovers the true meaning of homeand that sometimes the best things are found when you didn't even know you were looking When Olivia Rawlingspastry chef extraordinaire for an exclusive Boston dinner clubsets not just her flambeed dessert but the entire building alight, she escapes to the most comforting place she can think ofthe idyllic town of Guthrie, Vermont, home of Bag Balm, the country's longest-running contra dance, and her best friend Hannah. But the getaway turns into something more lasting when Margaret Hurley, the cantankerous, sweater-set-wearing owner of the Sugar Maple Inn, offers Livvy a job. Broke and knowing that her days at the club are numbered, Livvy accepts. Livvy moves with her larger-than-life, uberenthusiastic dog, Salty, into a sugarhouse on the inn's property and begins creating her mouthwatering desserts for the residents of Guthrie. She soon uncovers the real reason she has been hiredto help Margaret reclaim the inn's blue ribbon status at the annual county fair apple pie contest. With the joys of a fragrant kitchen, the sound of banjos and fiddles being tuned in a barn, and the crisp scent of the orchard just outside the front door, Livvy soon finds herself immersed in small town life. And when she meets Martin McCracken, the Guthrie native who has returned from Seattle to tend his ailing father, Livvy comes to understand that she may not be as alone in this world as she once thought. But then another new arrival takes the community by surprise, and Livvy must decide whether to do what she does best and fleeor stay and finally discover what it means to belong. Olivia Rawlings may finally find out that the life you want may not be the one you expectedit could be even better.

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Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Collection: Penguin Books

Type: EPub

Pages: 352

ISBN: 9781101981221

Additional Information

Genre: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

Collection: Penguin Books

Type: EPub

Pages: 352

ISBN: 9781101981221

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