Monday, May 18, 2015

At the Corner of King Street

Idgie Says:
Mary Ellen Taylor has a new book out.  She has a strong talent for combining love, affection and family intertwined with a true difficulty or family issue without turning it into maudlin mush that carries the entire book down into the doldrums.  On top of that, there's always cooking or baked goods involved in the story and that's never a bad thing. 

Berkeley Books Trade paperback
May 15, 2015

The author of The Union Street Bakery presents a new novel about a woman searching for a fresh start—while unable to forget the past…

Adele “Addie” Morgan grew up in a house filled with pain and loss. Determined to live life on her own terms, Addie moves to the country and finds a job at a vineyard where she discovers stability, happiness, and—best of all—love with the kind owner, Scott.

But an unexpected call abruptly pulls Addie out of her new and improved life. Her sister has just given birth and Addie’s Aunt Grace wants her to return home to help the family—even if it means confronting things she’s tried so hard to forget.

When Addie arrives, she quickly realizes that she hasn’t truly let go of her former life, at least not completely. After making a surprising connection with her sister’s baby—and her sister’s ex-husband, Zeb—Addie must choose between her picture-perfect future with Scott and the family roots she thought she’d left behind for good…