Author : Amy E. Reichert
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release :2016-07-12
Total pages :320
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781501121548

"When Milwaukee wife and mother M.J. Boudreaux realizes that her husband Chris seems more interested in spending time at the casino than he does with her, she seeks out an activity that they can do together to reignite their flame, and it seems that poker is her best bet. Although it doesn't give her the quality time with Chris that she'd hoped, M.J. finds she has a natural knack for the game. Increasingly unhappy at home, she turns to the felt of the poker table for escape. As she spends more time at the tables and less with her family, freedom becomes intoxicating and starts to fill a hole in MJ's life she didn't realize was there. For the first time in years, she's carving out a place for herself outside her roles of wife and mother. After winning a poker tournament, M.J. finds herself enjoying her prize of a trip to Vegas, living the life of a poker hotshot drinks, dancing, and attracting the attention of a certain magnetic poker star. But when she's forced to choose between her family and her new glamorous lifestyle, M.J. realizes the stakes may be higher than she thought"--

Author : Amy E. Reichert
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release :2015-07-21
Total pages :336
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781501100710

The story of "a talented chef and the food critic who brings down her restaurant, whose chance meeting turns into a ... romance of mistaken identities"--Amazon.com.

Author : Amy E. Reichert
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release :2017-05-16
Total pages :336
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781501154935

Fall in love with The Simplicity of Cider, the charming new novel about a prickly but gifted cider-maker whose quiet life is interrupted by the arrival of a handsome man and his young son at her family’s careworn orchard by the author of The Coincidence of Coconut Cake and Luck, Love & Lemon Pie. Don’t miss Amy’s newest work of women’s fiction: The Optimist’s Guide to Letting Go! Focused and unassuming fifth generation cider-maker Sanna Lund has one desire: to live a simple, quiet life on her family’s apple orchard in Door County, Wisconsin. Although her business is struggling, Sanna remains fiercely devoted to the orchard, despite her brother’s attempts to convince their aging father to sell the land. Single dad Isaac Banks has spent years trying to shield his son Sebastian from his troubled mother. Fleeing heartbreak at home, Isaac packed up their lives and the two headed out on an adventure, driving across the country. Chance—or fate—led them straight to Sanna’s orchard. Isaac’s helping hands are much appreciated at the apple farm, even more when Sanna’s father is injured in an accident. As Sanna’s formerly simple life becomes increasingly complicated, she finds solace in unexpected places—friendship with young Sebastian and something more deliciously complex with Isaac—until an outside threat infiltrates the farm. From the warm and funny Amy E. Reichert, The Simplicity of Cider is a charming love story with a touch of magic, perfect for fans of Sarah Addison Allen and Gayle Forman.

Author : Amy E. Reichert
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release :2018-05-15
Total pages :352
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781501154959

Three generations. Seven days. One big secret. The author of The Coincidence of Coconut Cake unfolds a mother-daughter story told by three women whose time to reckon with a life-altering secret is running out. Gina Zoberski wants to make it through one day without her fastidious mother, Lorraine, cataloguing all her faults, and her sullen teenage daughter, May, snubbing her. Too bad there’s no chance of that. Her relentlessly sunny disposition annoys them both, no matter how hard she tries. Instead, Gina finds order and comfort in obsessive list-making and her work at Grilled G’s, the gourmet grilled cheese food truck built by her late husband. But when Lorraine suffers a sudden stroke, Gina stumbles upon a family secret Lorraine's kept hidden for forty years. In the face of her mother’s failing health and her daughter’s rebellion, this optimist might find that piecing together the truth is the push she needs to let go...

Author : Amy E. Reichert
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release :2018-05-15
Total pages :352
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781501154959

Three generations. Seven days. One big secret. The author of The Coincidence of Coconut Cake unfolds a mother-daughter story told by three women whose time to reckon with a life-altering secret is running out. Gina Zoberski wants to make it through one day without her fastidious mother, Lorraine, cataloguing all her faults, and her sullen teenage daughter, May, snubbing her. Too bad there’s no chance of that. Her relentlessly sunny disposition annoys them both, no matter how hard she tries. Instead, Gina finds order and comfort in obsessive list-making and her work at Grilled G’s, the gourmet grilled cheese food truck built by her late husband. But when Lorraine suffers a sudden stroke, Gina stumbles upon a family secret Lorraine's kept hidden for forty years. In the face of her mother’s failing health and her daughter’s rebellion, this optimist might find that piecing together the truth is the push she needs to let go...

Author : Amy Reichert
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release :2012-03-20
Total pages :40
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781416982487

Coworkers beware—Violet’s here to “help” at the office in this lively picture book that puts a fun-loving spin on the grown-up work world. When Violet visits her mom’s office on Take Your Child to Work Day (or snow days, or school holidays, or babysitter-is-sick days), she is very helpful. She answers the phone (once she stops accidentally hanging up on people!), makes business cards (after adding a snazzy personal touch!), learns how to use the paper shredder (and discovers how to make her very own confetti!), and gives the boss pointers on his presentation. With a little mayhem—and a lot of joy—Violet makes her mark on the office! Whimsical text and effervescent illustrations highlight the indelible spirit of Violet, an adorable character young readers and parents alike will delight in knowing.

Author : Jennifer Segal
Publisher : Chronicle Books
Release :2018-04-24
Total pages :304
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781452156224

Washington Post Bestseller! — Jenn Segal’s Family-Friendly Healthy Cookbook If you’re a fan of Chrissy Teigen, Skinnytaste, Pioneer Woman, or Oh She Glows cookbooks, you’ll love Once Upon a Chef Become the favorite family chef: Once upon a time Jenn Segal went to culinary school and worked in fancy restaurants. One marriage and two kids later she created Once Upon a Chef, the popular blog that applies her tried-and-true chef skills with delicious, fresh, and approachable ingredients for family-friendly meals. In Jenn's book she shares 100 recipes that will up your kitchen game while surprising you with their ease. With the authority of a professional chef and the practicality of a busy working mom, Jenn teaches you to improve your cooking one recipe at a time, with helpful tips on topics such as how to season correctly with salt, how to balance flavors, and how to make the most of leftovers. The healthy cookbook for every meal of the day: Breakfast favorites like Maple, Coconut & Blueberry Granola and Savory Ham & Cheese Waffles Simple soups, salads, and sandwiches for ideal lunches (try the Fiery Roasted Tomato Soup paired with Smoked Gouda & Pesto Grilled Cheese Sandwiches) Entrées the whole family will love like Buttermilk Fried Chicken Tenders Tasty treats for those casual get-togethers like Buttery Cajun Popcorn and Sweet, Salty & Spicy Pecans Go-to sweets such as Toffee Almond Sandies and a Classic Chocolate Lover's Birthday Cake If you have used recipes from Magnolia Table or Smitten Kitchen, you will want to own Once Upon a Chef: Flip through the pages of this book, and you'll want to make every recipe—whether it's an easy family dinner your kids will love, an indulgent dessert for someone special, or fun cocktails and appetizers for your friends. This is the book you'll turn to again and again, and with Jenn by your side in the kitchen, every meal will taste like the best night out!

Author : Christina Mandelski
Publisher : Entangled: Crush
Release :2017-11-06
Total pages :277
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781640633568

Nora Reid believes scientific laws control everything, even love. With her grandparents’epic first kiss story cemented in her brain, Nora develops a hypothesis she’s determined to prove:for each person in the world, there is exactly one other person, and at first kiss, they’ll experience an immediate and intense reaction. But after four years of zero-reaction kisses, she comes up with a new theory: maybe that pesky crush on her stunningly hot best friend Eli Costas is skewing her results. She needs to get rid of him, and fast. Eli Costas is an injury-prone lacrosse star with a problem—the one chance he had at winning over the girl next door resulted in the most epically sucktastic first kiss ever. And now she’s...trying to get rid of him? Hell no. It’s time to disprove her theory and show her exactly what she’s missing. Game. On. Disclaimer: This book contains a stunningly hot lacrosse player who isn’t above playing dirty to win over the stubborn girl-next-door of his dreams. Each title in the First Kiss Hypothesis series is STANDALONE: * The First Kiss Hypothesis * Love and Other Secrets

Author : Jodi Melsness
Publisher : Cold Lake Publishing
Release :2019-06-12
Total pages :290
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 1733175709

In her beautifully crafted memoir, Jodi Melsness finds herself caring for her mother after her father's death from cancer. Warned by her father that her mother is becoming more forgetful, Jodi begins caring for her from afar, first commuting to and from her family home in her beloved hometown, then moving her mother to assisted living and finally to memory care. All the while, she is raising a family and working as a nurse, specifically with home care, hospice, and memory care. Anyone who has cared for a loved one with memory loss will identify with this moving journey of a loving daughter navigating the ups and downs of the Alzheimer's disease that has stricken her beloved mother. And how she carries on even when her mother forgets her name and face. The Lemon Bar Queen is a touching and sometimes humorous take on loving a person who has lost her thoughts and memories but finds comfort in coffee, the Dairy Queen, bingo, and a stuffed animal named Blue Dog. And it illustrates the grief of a daughter whose training in the field makes slowly and painfully losing her mother no easier. Book jacket.

Author : Laura Heffernan
Publisher : Lyrical Press
Release :2017-09-05
Total pages :272
Language : EN, FR, DE, ES
ISBN : 9781516101559

SUGAR, SEA SALT, AND SHOW BIZ Jen Reid’s life after walking off a reality show has been great—she’s gone from being a broke twenty-four-year-old Seattleite with no love life and no job to the twenty-five-year-old who got the guy, moved to Miami, and is starting a bakery with her best friend. She thinks her showmance boyfriend might be about to propose. And with mouthwatering goodies based on everyone’s favorite shows, her business, Sweet Reality, is destined for success. That is, until a killer competitor opens right across the street. If she’s going to save Sweet Reality, Jen has to come up with a secret ingredient—like the recipe that won the Totally 80s Bake-Off. Jen can get it—if she steps back into the spotlight. Soon she and her boyfriend are out to sea on a cruise ship full of reality stars, including her nemesis, Ariana; her lying, cheating ex; and some wicked producers looking to bring the drama. Separate cabins, “surprises” from her past, and scenarios tailor-made to spark fights are just the beginning. But with her self-respect, her business, and her future on the line, the fallout from this made-for-TV plotline will be all too real . . . Praise for America’s Next Reality Star “Smart, witty, and really freaking good, America’s Next Reality Star is a fun read that has you cheering from the first paragraph through the last page.” —Kerry Lonsdale, Wall Street Journal bestselling author “Reality TV fans, this is your book! Laura Heffernan captures all the drama and over-the-top craziness in this fun and flirty romance.” —Amy E. Reichert, author of Love, Luck, and Lemon Pie “America’s Next Reality Star is one sweet, sexy brain-candy read! You won’t be sorry you indulged.” —Leah Marie Brown