Vanity Fare: A Novel of Lattes, Literature, and Love

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HarperCollins, Dec 26, 2012 - Fiction - 400 pages
25 Reviews

Vanity Fare is a charming tale of food, family, literature, and romance in which a 40-year-old newly single Brooklyn mother embarks on a culinary writing career and finds herself at the center of a deliciously tempting love triangle.

Molly Hagan—“a heroine who’s wittier than Ellen DeGeneres on speed” (New York Times bestselling author Sabrina Jeffries) is overwhelmed. Her cheating husband left her for a younger blonde, her six-year-old son is questioning her authority, and she’s starting a job as a copywriter for a local Brooklyn bakery.

She doesn’t need the complications of a new love. But the bakery’s sexy British pastry chef is determined to win her heart. And there is his intimidating and oh so irresistible business partner...who happens to have a secret that might prevent Molly from getting her own Happily Ever After.

Funny and sweet, Megan Caldwell’s charming romantic novel includes five delicious recipes developed with the pastry chef from Union Square Café.

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The pacing was also handled excellently. - Goodreads
Cute. Fans of pastry and puns will eat it up! - Goodreads
The recipes for those products a nice touch. - Goodreads
So she begins writing copy for a new bakery. - Goodreads
Recipes are included! - Book Verdict

Vanity Fare: A Novel of Lattes, Literature, and Love

User Review  - Joanna Burkhardt - Book Verdict

Molly Hagan's divorce is about to be finalized. Her confidence and self-esteem are slowly returning as her therapist and her friends encourage her to try new things. She tries scrapbooking, karaoke ... Read full review

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User Review  - Life Between Coffee Spoons - Goodreads

Thankfully the contents of this book are just as appealing and delectable as the pile of old books (and even the plate of chocolate chip cookies) on the cover that drew me in. Molly is middle-aged and ... Read full review

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About the author (2012)

Megan Caldwell grew up in a remote town in New Hampshire where she devoured every book of fiction in her well-read parents' library. An English literature major at Barnard College with double minors in political science and religion, Megan wrote and edited reviews for a music industry magazine for fifteen years. Eventually, she became editor-in-chief and went on to develop conference programs for the industry. Now she is the community manager for Heroes and Heartbreakers, a romance novel website, where she blogs daily as Megan Frampton about the fiction she reads. She lives in Brooklyn with her husband and son.

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