Monday, September 24, 2007

Let Them Eat Cake!


This book was such a fun read! From beginning to end, it kept me interested and rooting the main character, Lexi, on. She finds out that no matter what she plans, God has a better plan for her. What a great message for all of us! No matter what we think our lives should look like, God has it all under His control, which makes an even better picture! If you are looking for a fun, God-filled read, then look no further!

Good news! I have a copy of this one to give away to you, compliments of Waterbrook Press! If you would like to read this, leave a comment and I will put you into the drawing. Drawing will be at 8pm on Friday!


About the Book:
Lexi Stuart is at a critical crossroads. She’s done with college but still living at home, ready to launch a career but unable to find a job, and solidly stalled between boyfriends.

When a lighthearted conversation in French with the manager of her favorite bakery turns into a job offer, Lexi accepts. But the actual glamour is minimal: the pay is less than generous, her co-workers are skeptical, her bank account remains vertically-challenged, and her parents are perpetually disappointed. Her only comfort comes from the flirtatious baker she has her eye—but even may not be who he seems to be!

So when a handsome young executive dashes into the bakery to pick up his high profile company’s special order for an important meeting—an order Lexi has flubbed— she loses her compulsion to please. “What am I going to do?” he shouts. “Let them eat cake!” she fires back with equal passion and a nod to Marie Antoinette. And then, something inside Lexi clicks. Laissez la révolution commencer! Let the revolution begin! Instead of trying to fulfill everyone else’s expectations for her life, Lexi embarks on an adventure in trusting God with her future—très bon!

Lexi – and Let Them Eat Cake – will entertain readers with wit and great fun, but also explore the universal coming-of-age themes of separating from one’s family of origin, establishing self-esteem, and making healthy choices.

About the Author:
Sandra Byrd is a prolific writer of fiction, including the popular Friends for a Season series for teens, and the bestselling Girls Like You and Secret Sisters series for young girls. She is a regular contributor to national Christian publications. Before she began writing full time, Sandra worked in marketing, sales, and acquisitions for an educational publisher. She and her husband have two children, and make their home in Seattle, Washington.








Don't forget to enter the drawing!

Smiles and Loves! Janis

5 comments:

Bebemiqui said...

count me in!

Mama Zen said...

Sounds like a fun read!

daisyaday said...

Count me in, too. I enjoy finding new authors to read.

Thanks for sharing.

Laura @ Laura Williams' Musings said...

Add my name into the hat please. Thanks!

kailani said...

Sounds like a great book! Count me in please!

 

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