New Girl in Little Cove Cover

Summer Reads: New Girl in Little Cove

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. This wasn’t going to be this week’s Summer Reads pick but when Jan Scott recommends a book, you know it’s going to be a good one (Psst: she’s opening a bookstore in the fall in St Mary’s … Read more

Cover of The Exiles by Christina Baker Kline.

Summer Reads: The Exiles

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. This was actually not going to be my Summer Reads pick this week – in fact, a week ago when I was planning content for the next few weeks, I hadn’t even heard of this book. But … Read more

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Summer Reads: My Place at the Table

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. Picture this: It’s 1996 or thereabouts. I’m living in Paris. It’s a Wednesday morning and I’m headed to one of my many English teaching jobs. On my way into the métro, I stop by the newspaper kiosk … Read more

The Chalet by Catherine Cooper book cover

Summer Reads: The Chalet

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. ‘Agatha Christie meets the glamour of après-ski’ SUNDAY TIMES Well then, with a description like that, I couldn’t NOT dive into this book.  Actually I discovered this most excellent summer read a little but unconventionally – I … Read more

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Summer Reads: The Margot Affair

This is part of my Summer Reads series where I’ll be reviewing a series of “not just cookbooks”. This week’s pick for Summer Reads is a moody coming-of-age story set in Paris that already has a lot of hype (I’m late to the party, yes!) – it was a New York Times Editor’s Choice (it … Read more