Delicious ~ by Ruth Reichl #Audiobook #TuesdayBookBlog ~ Food, History and Mystery #BookReview

  • 19186413Audiobook Review
  • Author: Ruth Reichl
  • Performed by Julia Whelan
  • Released: November 2015 on Audible, published by Random House Audiobooks
  • Category: Contemporary Fiction
  • four-stars

In her bestselling memoirs Ruth Reichl has long illuminated the theme of how food defines us, and never more so than in her dazzling fiction debut about sisters, family ties, and a young woman who must finally let go of guilt and grief to embrace her own true gifts.

Billie Breslin has left college, her home in California and moved to New York for a fresh start after a family tragedy. Her new job is with Delicious, a well known and loved food magazine, as assistant to the editor, Jake Newberry. She also fits in a weekend job at Fontanari’s delicatessen. When the magazine ceases publication, Billie is kept on to honour the Delicious guarantee of refunds for covering the cost of ingredients for recipe disasters, and enquiries for recipes which have featured in past issues. Continue reading