The Ingredients of Us ePUB ✓ The Ingredients ePUB

The Ingredients of Us From debut author Jennifer Gold comes a delicious novel about the sweet and sour ingredients of life and love Elle an accomplished baker has a recipe for every event in her life But when she discovers her husband’s infidelity she doesn’t know what to make of it Jam maybe Definitely jamFed up with the stale crumbs of her marriage Elle revisits past recipes and the events that inspired them A recipe for scones reminds her of her father’s death cinnamon rolls signify the problematic courtship with her husband and a batch of chocolate cookies casts Elle in a less than flattering light Looking back Elle soon realizes that some ingredients were missing all alongAfter confronting her husband Elle indulges her sweet tooth in other ways including a rebound that just leaves her confused As secrets from the past collide with the conflicts of the present Elle struggles to manage her bakery business and maintain the relationships most important to her In piecing her life back together will Elle learn to take the bitter with the sweet


About the Author: Jennifer Gold

Jennifer Gold is an award winning author of book club fiction Her books feature themes of love second chances and self discovery Her debut novel The Ingredients of Us won a Book Excellence Award in 2020 Booklist has called her characters “multifaceted” and her storylines “compelling” and “bittersweet” When she’s not writing you can find her sipping coffee enjoying the outdoors or curled



10 thoughts on “The Ingredients of Us

  1. says:

    All the ingredients of a sweet read 🧁 🧁 🧁 🧁 Elle is a well known baker and all her best memories are tied to food We meet her as she finds out her husband is cheating which understandably rocks her world Elle can look at a recipe for scones and connect it to a memory about her father’s death She c


  2. says:

    What a wonderful debut novel by Jennifer Gold The story caught my attention from the beginning and her writing flowed beautifully from page to pageThis is the story of Elle and Tom's marriage Elle owns a bakery shop with her best friend She has recently discovered her husband of almost nine years has been having an af


  3. says:

    Dear Readers I am so thrilled to share my debut novel with you The idea for this book came out of my time as a baker While I was in college I worked part time in a café making pastries cookies cakes—the whole nine While the job was much less technical than what you might see on the Great British Baking Show I came away fr


  4. says:

    25 starsIf you enjoy novels centred around daily life where the plot is relatively 'normal' and doesn't really go anywhere aside from exploring a specific topic or event check this one out I know that description may not make this story sound appealing but I do know that there are readers out there that enjoy novels based on everyd


  5. says:

    That cover is delish The Ingredients of Us is a savory novel about infidelity insecurities and being yourself With an added bonus recipes are sprinkled throughout the book which mirror events or emotions in Elle’s life The timeline might be bothersome as it skips from present to past For example some of the chapters are labeled Four mon


  6. says:

    I think we’ve all read books where a woman discovers her husband has been unfaithful but Gold was able to put her own spin on the premise with this one This jumps from the time period after Elle discovers his betrayal to when they first met and also the years in between The chapters are fairly short and it does jump around time wise uite a bit


  7. says:

    Linda's Book Obsession Reviews 'The Ingredients of Us by Jennifer Gold Lake Union Publishing July 1 2019Jennifer Gold Author of The Ingredients of Us has written a delicious delightful entertaining and emotional novel In addition to the novel are the most amazing recipes for desserts of all kinds The Genres for this novel are Domestic Fiction Women's F


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    Review to follow


  9. says:

    Read or bake ? That was my dilemma in reading this yummy book The story of Elle and Tom and their marriage is told as before and after These were well written characters a surrounded by these delicious recipes A great book by this author who will forever be on my TBR list


  10. says:

    I never really settled in to this book Some of the publishing house decisions don't actually help the reader I understand that the recipes are supposed to be extracts from Elle's binder but the handwriting font chosen is not the best to read on an eReader; there are clearer handwriting fonts out there that would have worked better from a reader's perspective Whilst it may


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