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Kitchens of the Great Midwest by J. Ryan Stradal
Comparisons to Olive Kitteridge are not something tossed that should be tossed around lightly, but this magical story about a star chef is worthy. Eva grows up in Minnesota with a great appreciation for food, thanks to her father, a wonderful chef who cultivates her appreciation for different tastes and textures. When she strikes out on her own, she quickly becomes the culinary star of a secret supper club. Whimsical, sensuous, and peppered with recipes, this book is a delicious treat and an amazing debut! For foodies and fans of fantastic fiction.
Backlist bump: Mãn by Kim Thuy
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