The All You Can Dream Buffet

The All You Can Dream Buffet

A Novel

eBook - 2014
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Perfect for fans of Kristin Hannah and Susan Wiggs'Barbara O'Neal's new novel of food, friendship, and the freedom to grow your dreams brings together four very different women longing to savor the true taste of happiness. Popular blogger and foodie queen Lavender Wills reigns over Lavender Honey Farms, a serene slice of organic heaven nestled in Oregon wine country. Lavender is determined to keep her legacy from falling into the profit-driven hands of uncaring relatives, and she wants an heir to sustain her life's work after she's gone. So she invites her three closest online friends'fellow food bloggers, women of varied ages and backgrounds'out to her farm. She hopes to choose one of them to inherit it'but who' There's Ginny, the freckle-faced Kansas cake baker whose online writing is about to lead her out of a broken marriage and into a world of sensual delights. And Ruby, young, pregnant, devoted to the organic movement, who's looking for roots'and the perfect recipe to heal a shattered heart. Finally, Val, smart and sophisticated, a wine enthusiast who needs a fresh start for her teenage daughter after tragedy has rocked their lives. Coming together will change the Foodie Four in ways they could never have imagined, uniting them in love and a common purpose. As they realize that life doesn't always offer a perfect recipe for happiness, they also discover that the moments worth savoring are flavored with some tears, a few surprises, and generous helping of joy. Praise for the novels of Barbara O'Neal "[A] warm . . . romance about the healing powers of nature, love and community."'Kirkus Reviews, on The Garden of Happy Endings "Absorbing . . . [with] lovingly sketched characters and real emotion."'Publishers Weekly, on How to Bake a Perfect Life.
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2014
Edition: Unabridged
ISBN: 9780345536877
0345536878
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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Doobie2_0
Nov 04, 2017

I really enjoyed this book.

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barb8571
Aug 31, 2015

Great book. Has depth and is very heartwarming. I cried at the end.

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mjk236sb
Aug 19, 2015

This is an interesting story about 4 bloggers who come together to celebrate the birthday of one of them. Tells their past stories and how the trip heals each of them from troubles in their past and sets each of them on their future paths. Gets you looking at your own life, where you are and what could you change to make your future journey better.

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GaityUp_Teacher
May 27, 2015

great book

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caj1222204441801
Dec 16, 2014

a great read about finding your niche in life. the people arewarm and inviting. enjoyed the bokk sad ending but still inviting.

MsFrancis_MaldenInfo Mar 11, 2014

This is hardly high literature, but it was a pleasure to read. Uplifting, light, sweet, thoughtful, and even includes recipes. For anyone who loves Claire Cook (Must Love Dogs), Gil McNeil, Kristan Higgins, Marian Keyes, or similar.

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