5 Things To Love About THE COINCIDENCE OF COCONUT CAKE

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

I’m a sucker for books about food. Especially if those books include magical realism, like GARDEN SPELLS and LIKE WATER FOR CHOCOLATE, or a sweet bit of romance, like Amy’s debut (which released yesterday, folks, in case you missed the excitement!) — THE COINCIDENCE OF COCONUT CAKE. It’s the story of Lou — a Milwaukee chef and restaurant owner — and Al, a British, somewhat sour restaurant reviewer, who finds himself…

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Sarah Addison Allen on writing, her childhood “dream” career & a FIRST FROST giveaway!

Saturday, January 17, 2015

I was first charmed by Sarah Addison Allen’s writing and how effortlessly she weaves magic through her stories when I picked up her 2007 debut, GARDEN SPELLS. It’s the story of the Waverley sisters — Claire and Sydney — two women with a curious family history, peculiar mystical ‘gifts,’ and a magical apple tree in the backyard with a personality all of its own. I quickly devoured the rest of…

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