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Comfort Food

Kate Jacobs

A smart and deliciously funny novel by the bestselling author of The Friday Night Knitting Club-and "readers will be cheering" (Bookreporter.com)... Shortly before turning the big five-oh, Cooking with Gusto! TV personality Augusta "Gus" Simpson finds herself planning a birthday party she'd rather ignore-her own. To make things worse, the network wants to boost her ratings by teaming Gus with the beautiful, ambitious, and younger Carmen Vega-the former Miss Spain, no less. But Gus isn't going without a fight-whether it's off set with her two demanding daughters, on camera with the vicious beauty queen herself, or after hours with Oliver, the new culinary producer who's raising Gus's temperature beyond the comfort zone. Now, in pursuit of higher ratings and culinary delights, Gus might be able to rejuvenate more than just her career. "Fresh, tasty Comfort Food goes down mighty easily…Kate Jacobs's breezy follow-up to her bestselling The Friday Night Knitting Club is a satisfying read that showcases Jacobs's skill in creating endearingly flawed characters…The kind of book you rush home to finish." -USA Today "[A] warm and irresistible story...Highly recommended."-Library Journal "Jacobs has once again crafted a luxuriant yarn of a story…Comfort Food is good for the heart and the soul, serving up a rich pastiche of friendship and motherhood, with a savory side of romance, too."-BookPage "Real comfort food makes us feel safe and warm inside. It brings together family and friends by blending years, memories, and tastes. The novel Comfort Food by Kate Jacobs brings all these elements to the table."-The Paper Palate From the Paperback edition.

A smart and deliciously funny novel by the bestselling author of The Friday Night Knitting Club-and "readers will be cheering" (Bookreporter.com)... Shortly before turning the big five-oh, Cooking with Gusto! TV personality Augusta "Gus" Simpson finds herself planning a birthday party she'd rather ignore-her own. To make things worse, the network wants to boost her ratings by teaming Gus with the beautiful, ambitious, and younger Carmen Vega-the former Miss Spain, no less. But Gus isn't going without a fight-whether it's off set with her two demanding daughters, on camera with the vicious beauty queen herself, or after hours with Oliver, the new culinary producer who's raising Gus's temperature beyond the comfort zone. Now, in pursuit of higher ratings and culinary delights, Gus might be able to rejuvenate more than just her career. "Fresh, tasty Comfort Food goes down mighty easily…Kate Jacobs's breezy follow-up to her bestselling The Friday Night Knitting Club is a satisfying read that showcases Jacobs's skill in creating endearingly flawed characters…The kind of book you rush home to finish." -USA Today "[A] warm and irresistible story...Highly recommended."-Library Journal "Jacobs has once again crafted a luxuriant yarn of a story…Comfort Food is good for the heart and the soul, serving up a rich pastiche of friendship and motherhood, with a savory side of romance, too."-BookPage "Real comfort food makes us feel safe and warm inside. It brings together family and friends by blending years, memories, and tastes. The novel Comfort Food by Kate Jacobs brings all these elements to the table."-The Paper Palate From the Paperback edition.
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A smart and deliciously funny novel by the bestselling author of The Friday Night Knitting Club-and "readers will be cheering" (Bookreporter.com)... Shortly before turning the big five-oh, Cooking with Gusto! TV personality Augusta "Gus" Simpson finds herself planning a birthday party she'd rather ignore-her own. To make things worse, the network wants to boost her ratings by teaming Gus with the beautiful, ambitious, and younger Carmen Vega-the former Miss Spain, no less. But Gus isn't going without a fight-whether it's off set with her two demanding daughters, on camera with the vicious beauty queen herself, or after hours with Oliver, the new culinary producer who's raising Gus's temperature beyond the comfort zone. Now, in pursuit of higher ratings and culinary delights, Gus might be able to rejuvenate more than just her career. "Fresh, tasty Comfort Food goes down mighty easily…Kate Jacobs's breezy follow-up to her bestselling The Friday Night Knitting Club is a satisfying read that showcases Jacobs's skill in creating endearingly flawed characters…The kind of book you rush home to finish." -USA Today "[A] warm and irresistible story...Highly recommended."-Library Journal "Jacobs has once again crafted a luxuriant yarn of a story…Comfort Food is good for the heart and the soul, serving up a rich pastiche of friendship and motherhood, with a savory side of romance, too."-BookPage "Real comfort food makes us feel safe and warm inside. It brings together family and friends by blending years, memories, and tastes. The novel Comfort Food by Kate Jacobs brings all these elements to the table."-The Paper Palate From the Paperback edition.

Language:

English

Narrators:

Barbara Rosenblat

Length:

10h 52m


Chapters

Chapter 1
Chapter 1

04:58


Chapter 2
Chapter 2

04:58


Chapter 3
Chapter 3

05:05


Chapter 4
Chapter 4

05:02


Chapter 5
Chapter 5

05:08


Chapter 6
Chapter 6

05:07


Chapter 7
Chapter 7

05:01


Chapter 8
Chapter 8

05:02


Chapter 9
Chapter 9

04:23


Chapter 10
Chapter 10

03:38


Chapter 11
Chapter 11

04:59


Chapter 12
Chapter 12

05:06


Chapter 13
Chapter 13

05:02


Chapter 14
Chapter 14

04:05


Chapter 15
Chapter 15

03:53


Chapter 16
Chapter 16

05:00


Chapter 17
Chapter 17

04:59


Chapter 18
Chapter 18

03:22


Chapter 19
Chapter 19

03:30


Chapter 20
Chapter 20

05:00


Chapter 21
Chapter 21

04:31


Chapter 22
Chapter 22

04:19


Chapter 23
Chapter 23

05:02


Chapter 24
Chapter 24

05:05


Chapter 25
Chapter 25

05:01


Chapter 26
Chapter 26

05:42


Chapter 27
Chapter 27

04:58


Chapter 28
Chapter 28

05:04


Chapter 29
Chapter 29

04:52


Chapter 30
Chapter 30

04:30


Chapter 31
Chapter 31

04:16


Chapter 32
Chapter 32

05:45


Chapter 33
Chapter 33

05:00


Chapter 34
Chapter 34

05:00


Chapter 35
Chapter 35

05:02


Chapter 36
Chapter 36

05:01


Chapter 37
Chapter 37

05:01


Chapter 38
Chapter 38

03:33


Chapter 39
Chapter 39

05:02


Chapter 40
Chapter 40

05:07


Chapter 41
Chapter 41

05:07


Chapter 42
Chapter 42

04:28


Chapter 43
Chapter 43

05:09


Chapter 44
Chapter 44

03:43


Chapter 45
Chapter 45

03:42


Chapter 46
Chapter 46

05:03


Chapter 47
Chapter 47

05:01


Chapter 48
Chapter 48

05:04


Chapter 49
Chapter 49

03:25


Chapter 50
Chapter 50

03:28


Chapter 51
Chapter 51

05:11


Chapter 52
Chapter 52

03:51


Chapter 53
Chapter 53

03:58


Chapter 54
Chapter 54

05:01


Chapter 55
Chapter 55

04:59


Chapter 56
Chapter 56

05:01


Chapter 57
Chapter 57

03:29


Chapter 58
Chapter 58

03:17


Chapter 59
Chapter 59

05:02


Chapter 60
Chapter 60

05:06


Chapter 61
Chapter 61

05:38


Chapter 62
Chapter 62

04:09


Chapter 63
Chapter 63

04:18


Chapter 64
Chapter 64

03:36


Chapter 65
Chapter 65

03:23


Chapter 66
Chapter 66

05:00


Chapter 67
Chapter 67

04:57


Chapter 68
Chapter 68

05:06


Chapter 69
Chapter 69

05:00


Chapter 70
Chapter 70

03:08


Chapter 71
Chapter 71

03:10


Chapter 72
Chapter 72

05:06


Chapter 73
Chapter 73

05:00


Chapter 74
Chapter 74

04:13


Chapter 75
Chapter 75

03:55


Chapter 76
Chapter 76

05:02


Chapter 77
Chapter 77

05:05


Chapter 78
Chapter 78

05:01


Chapter 79
Chapter 79

04:22


Chapter 80
Chapter 80

04:33


Chapter 81
Chapter 81

05:05


Chapter 82
Chapter 82

05:34


Chapter 83
Chapter 83

04:57


Chapter 84
Chapter 84

05:05


Chapter 85
Chapter 85

05:00


Chapter 86
Chapter 86

05:01


Chapter 87
Chapter 87

05:04


Chapter 88
Chapter 88

05:02


Chapter 89
Chapter 89

05:34


Chapter 90
Chapter 90

05:02


Chapter 91
Chapter 91

05:00


Chapter 92
Chapter 92

05:56


Chapter 93
Chapter 93

05:01


Chapter 94
Chapter 94

03:22


Chapter 95
Chapter 95

03:23


Chapter 96
Chapter 96

05:05


Chapter 97
Chapter 97

05:01


Chapter 98
Chapter 98

05:18


Chapter 99
Chapter 99

04:59


Chapter 100
Chapter 100

04:00


Chapter 101
Chapter 101

04:57


Chapter 102
Chapter 102

05:10


Chapter 103
Chapter 103

05:05


Chapter 104
Chapter 104

05:05


Chapter 105
Chapter 105

05:00


Chapter 106
Chapter 106

04:51


Chapter 107
Chapter 107

04:19


Chapter 108
Chapter 108

05:00


Chapter 109
Chapter 109

03:41


Chapter 110
Chapter 110

03:39


Chapter 111
Chapter 111

05:03


Chapter 112
Chapter 112

05:50


Chapter 113
Chapter 113

05:05


Chapter 114
Chapter 114

05:01


Chapter 115
Chapter 115

04:34


Chapter 116
Chapter 116

05:01


Chapter 117
Chapter 117

05:00


Chapter 118
Chapter 118

05:02


Chapter 119
Chapter 119

05:05


Chapter 120
Chapter 120

03:39


Chapter 121
Chapter 121

03:21


Chapter 122
Chapter 122

04:53


Chapter 123
Chapter 123

03:44


Chapter 124
Chapter 124

03:28


Chapter 125
Chapter 125

04:59


Chapter 126
Chapter 126

05:04


Chapter 127
Chapter 127

05:33


Chapter 128
Chapter 128

05:03


Chapter 129
Chapter 129

05:00


Chapter 130
Chapter 130

03:31


Chapter 131
Chapter 131

04:58


Chapter 132
Chapter 132

05:02


Chapter 133
Chapter 133

05:35


Chapter 134
Chapter 134

04:59


Chapter 135
Chapter 135

03:28


Chapter 136
Chapter 136

03:26


Chapter 137
Chapter 137

04:38


Chapter 138
Chapter 138

04:48


Chapter 139
Chapter 139

03:18


Chapter 140
Chapter 140

03:38