Melody
This is a weekly event hosted by Marcia of The Printed Page every Wednesday.

Marcia says:

I love beautiful, and interesting, cover art so every Wednesday I post my 'Cover Attraction' for the week along with a synopsis of the book. Everyone is welcome to stop by and, if they'd like, post a link to their favorite weekly book cover.

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My find this week is The Summer Kitchen by Karen Weinreb. Isn't the cover lovely? I like it so much that I am putting this onto my wishlist!


ISBN-13: 9780312379254
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Published: July 2009

Synopsis:

When Nora Banks goes to answer the doorbell very early one November 1st, she thinks it must be a group of teen pranksters still out trick-or-treating. But it’s no prank—it’s the Feds, who have come to arrest her husband Evan for a white collar crime. Nora’s enviable, privileged life in the eighteenth-century house she’d quit her job to renovate to museum-quality perfection, is upended in an instant.

The Bedford wives close ranks against Nora and her children. Nora’s only support comes from her children’s nanny Beatriz. The two women bond to raise the boys as smoothly as possible while Nora goes back to work. Baking has always been her biggest passion, so she launches a business of her own, the Summer Kitchen. Tempted by the offer of an affair with one of the local husbands and thwarted by an alpha wife who actively tries to shut down her business, Nora has to reach into reserves she didn’t know she had to support her family and change her way of thinking about life, family, money, and romance.

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16 Responses
  1. Iliana Says:

    Lovely cover and that does sound like a good family drama!


  2. naida Says:

    love this cover! its very cozy.
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  3. softdrink Says:

    That is a beautiful cover...it makes my mouth water!


  4. Veens Says:

    WOW! can u believe if i tell u that i have not found one cover as beautiful as this?
    if i had seen this b4, i would ave just posted for cover attractions post :)

    Love it!


  5. Melody Says:

    Iliana - I think so too!

    Naida - Yeah! I fell in love with the cover the moment I set my eyes on it. :P

    Jill - Ditto!

    Veens - Glad you like it! :)


  6. violetcrush Says:

    its so gorgeous. Those pickle jars bring up so many fond memories. they are pickle jars right?


  7. Melody Says:

    Violet - I'm not sure but they look like jam jars to me.


  8. Nymeth Says:

    Now I want some toast and jam :P


  9. Lady Lazarus Says:

    Ooh, I like that cover. Makes me hungry :-)


  10. Matt Says:

    This book seems like a great summer read. I'll love to bring this to the pool with me!


  11. Melody Says:

    Nymeth & Lady Lazarus - The cover definitely makes me hungry! LOL.

    Matt - I hope you're enjoying your vacation, Matt! :)


  12. Julia Says:

    That is a very nice cover. I like the way it look and the jar with whatever is in there look so real enough to eat! *grin*


  13. Alice Teh Says:

    Hi Melody, this cover gives me a very homey feel. :D


  14. Dar Says:

    I've seen this cover when I was browsing and I agree, it's awesome. Anything with a kitchen feel to me is great!


  15. Melody Says:

    Julia, Alice & Dar - Thank you, ladies! Glad you all like the cover. :)


  16. Ladytink_534 Says:

    I just love this cover. I'd like a shelf like that too :)