February 21, 2012

Review & #Giveaway - Julia's Child by Sarah Pinneo


SYNOPSIS:

A delectable comedy for every woman who's ever wondered if buying that six-dollar box of organic crackers makes her a hero or a sucker.

Julia Bailey is a mompreneur with too many principles and too little time. Her fledgling company, Julia's Child, makes organic toddler meals like Gentle Lentil and Give Peas a Chance. But turning a profit while saving the world proves tricky as Julia must face a ninety-two-pound TV diva, an ill-timed protest rally, and a room full of one hundred lactating breasts. Will she get her big break before her family reaches the breaking point? In the end, it is a story about motherhood's choices: organic versus local, paper versus plastic, staying at home versus risking it all.

A cookbook author's hilarious fiction debut, Julia's Child will have foodies and all-natural mamas alike laughing, cheering, and asking for more.

MY THOUGHTS:

Julia's Child includes two of my favorite things - food and reading!  When I picked up this book and started reading, I was instantly hooked.  It is a heartwarming, witty and down-to-earth tale of one mother who will stop at nothing to be the woman she wants to be.  I fell in love with this novel and can't wait to see what Sarah publishes next. 

AUTHOR BIO:

Sarah Pinneo worked in finance for more than a decade before making the transition from breadwinner to bread slicer. Her first book was published by Clarkson Potter / Random House in 2007. She holds a degree in economics from Yale University. Sarah has lived in Grand Rapids, MI, New York City, Ludlow, VT and now Hanover, NH where the occasional moose or black bear is spotted in her back yard.

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Disclosure: I received a free copy of this book for review purposes. All opinions are 100% my own.

24 comments:

  1. I love the range of books that you site spotlights!

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  2. I learned that Sarah Pinneo worked in fiancing for more then a decade before being a writer.

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  3. I like the connection to the Skihouse Cookbook which so interesting.

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  4. I read the excerpt on Amazon that was linked and it is very funny.

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  5. I liked the the ski house cookbook

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  6. I learned that the author went to Yale.

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  7. I learned that Sarah Pinneo was in finance many years ago

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  8. She holds a degree in economics from Yale University.

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  9. She received some good reviews on this story.

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  10. she has articles published in teh boston globe

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  11. I learned that this author is also a cookbook author and used to work on Wall Street. Cool.
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  12. Sarah has written several food and agriculture articles for various publications. Love the premise of the book! Thanks!
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  13. Can buy it at amazon
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  14. The author has a degree in economics.

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  15. I learned that Sarah Pinneo worked in fiancing for more than a decade.
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  16. I learned that her first book was published by Clarkson Potter / Random House in 2007.

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  17. I like the Sarah's Journalism section!

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  18. I learned she occasionally sees bears and moose in her backyard in Hanover, NH.

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  19. her first publisher was clarkson
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  20. O wow this book sounds like a funny escape from my life for a few hours. How nice.

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  21. She went from breadwinner to bread slicer :-)
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  22. she went to yale!!
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  23. I learned that she holds a degree in economics from Yale University.

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