Waiting on Wednesday

Waiting on Wednesday | Twenty-Second Edition

October 30, 2018 10 Comments

Hello, readers and followers! Happy (almost) Wednesday. Welcome.

It’s again been a while since Finding Wonderland joined this fun meme. But a new week and a new Wednesday brings with it yet more bookish talk. Not that any of minds this, right?

Today’s feature is all about the books we’re “Waiting On” with Can’t Wait Wednesday. A meme Finding Wonderland occasionally takes part in.

Organized by the lovely Tressa of Wishful Endings, here’s another edition of Can’t Wait Wednesday.

Waiting on Wednesday Twenty-Second Edition

Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted here to spotlight and talk about the books we’re excited about that we have yet to read. Generally they’re books that have yet to be released as well. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by the fabulous Jill at Breaking the Spine. (Find out more here.)

Unlike last week, today we feature a novel that isn’t so long off. It’s also a work of fiction that sounds cute, and features an adorable cover. Seriously, look closely because details!!

The feature is Stephanie Kate Strom’s Love a la Mode. Sadly, I have not read a novel by this author, but since I’m all about a good young adult (or adult!) contemporary read, I 100% love the sound of this novel.

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Love à la ModeWaiting on Wednesday Twenty-Second Edition

Author: Stephanie Kate Strohm | Publisher: Disney-Hyperion
Genre: Fiction; Contemporary Young Adult | Publication Date: November 2018

Take two American teen chefs, add one heaping cup of Paris, toss in a pinch of romance, and stir. . . .

Rosie Radeke firmly believes that happiness can be found at the bottom of a mixing bowl. But she never expected that she, a random nobody from East Liberty, Ohio, would be accepted to celebrity chef Denis Laurent’s school in Paris, the most prestigious cooking program for teens in the entire world. Life in Paris, however, isn’t all cream puffs and crepes. Faced with a challenging curriculum and a nightmare professor, Rosie begins to doubt her dishes.

Henry Yi grew up in his dad’s restaurant in Chicago, and his lifelong love affair with food landed him a coveted spot in Chef Laurent’s school. He quickly connects with Rosie, but academic pressure from home and his jealousy over Rosie’s growing friendship with gorgeous bad-boy baker Bodie Tal makes Henry lash out and push his dream girl away.

Desperate to prove themselves, Rosie and Henry cook like never before while sparks fly between them. But as they reach their breaking points, they wonder whether they have what it takes to become real chefs.

Perfect for lovers of Chopped Teen Tournament and Kids Baking Championship, as well as anyone who dreams of a romantic trip to France, Love la Mode follows Rosie and Henry as they fall in love with food, with Paris, and ultimately, with each other. – Goodreads

Amazon | Goodreads

I just found this title tonight and doesn’t it sound cute? I love a good contemporary romantic-comedy!

PS: Before you go

you can read about 8 Perfect & Spooky Reads to Enjoy for All Hallows Eve!

please excuse the “disorder.” you can read more about Finding Wonderland’s changes, new follow options and why archive posts are a mess in my “Disorder + Feedback” post!

Comment down below with your thoughts (have you read Stephanie’s books? what did you feature today? what are some of your favorite sweet romance reads?), Waiting on / Can’t Wait Wednesday blog links or anything else bookish. I’d look forward to chatting all things bookish with you.

I’ll be glad to visit your blogs, too – but it might take me a week to circle around. Still, I look forward to visiting.

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amateur graphic designer. confirmed bookaholic. bubbl’r enthusiast. critical thinker. miswesterner. social media coordinator. writer.

Rissi JC

amateur graphic designer. confirmed bookaholic. bubbl’r enthusiast. critical thinker. miswesterner. social media coordinator. writer.

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  • Greg October 31, 2018 at 12:23 AM

    Definitely looks fun. And that cover… yes please. :)

  • Amy @ Happily Reading Ever After October 31, 2018 at 7:01 AM

    Man, I was really drawn to this cover, but unfortunately, I don’t think I’ll read it. This normally would be my jam, but I tried to read her Prince in Disguise and there were cuss words like crazy. Even ones in Brit slang. This author is a big nope for me. I’m really sad about it, but I’m not risking it again.

    I hope you like it.


  • Ashley S. October 31, 2018 at 12:15 PM

    This does sound like a super cute read! Thanks for sharing! :)

  • Alicia Avila October 31, 2018 at 2:21 PM

    This looks like a lot of fun. I’ve seen lots of cooking themed books lately. I must pick some up. Happy reading!

  • Bekah October 31, 2018 at 4:57 PM

    A young adult themed around food?? I am SO in. Thanks for sharing!

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