How to Change a Life by Stacey Ballis audiobook

How to Change a Life

By Stacey Ballis
Read by Laura Jennings

Blackstone Publishing 9780425276624
10.67 Hours 1
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A dare between friends turning forty leads to startling revelations and simmering tensions in the latest scrumptious “foodie fiction” novel from the author of Wedding Girl. Eloise is content with her solitary life as a successful private chef. She has her clients, her corgi, and a recipe for the world’s most perfect chocolate cream pie. What more could she need? But when her favorite teacher dies and her long-lost trio of high school friends reunites at the wake, Eloise is confronted by how lonely she really is. In honor of Mrs. O’Connor, Eloise, Lynne, and Teresa revamp their senior class assignment and dare each other to create a bucket list of things to accomplish by the time they each turn forty in May. Together they choose new goals for each other. Control freak Lynne has to get a dog, Teresa has to spice up her marriage with pole dancing classes, and Eloise has to enter the dreaded world of dating. Enter Shawn, a hunky ex-athlete and the first man that Eloise could see herself falling for. Suddenly forty doesn’t seem so lonely. Will the bucket-listers make it to forty as friends? Or do some friendships come with an expiration date?

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Summary

A dare between friends turning forty leads to startling revelations and simmering tensions in the latest scrumptious “foodie fiction” novel from the author of Wedding Girl.

Eloise is content with her solitary life as a successful private chef. She has her clients, her corgi, and a recipe for the world’s most perfect chocolate cream pie. What more could she need? But when her favorite teacher dies and her long-lost trio of high school friends reunites at the wake, Eloise is confronted by how lonely she really is.

In honor of Mrs. O’Connor, Eloise, Lynne, and Teresa revamp their senior class assignment and dare each other to create a bucket list of things to accomplish by the time they each turn forty in May. Together they choose new goals for each other. Control freak Lynne has to get a dog, Teresa has to spice up her marriage with pole dancing classes, and Eloise has to enter the dreaded world of dating.

Enter Shawn, a hunky ex-athlete and the first man that Eloise could see herself falling for. Suddenly forty doesn’t seem so lonely. Will the bucket-listers make it to forty as friends? Or do some friendships come with an expiration date?

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“Another touching, meaningful, and hunger-producing novel from Ballis! The author has a way of making the food and the Chicago location integral parts of the story, placing the reader right in the midst of the realistic tale.” RT Book Reviews (4½ stars, Top Pick!)

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Author Bio: Stacey Ballis

Author Bio: Stacey Ballis

Stacey Ballis is the author of nine previous foodie women’s fiction novels—including Out to Lunch, Good Enough to Eat, and Recipe for Disaster—and is a contributing author to three nonfiction anthologies: Girls Who Like Boys Who Like Boys, Everything I Needed to Know about Being a Girl I Learned from Judy Blume, and Living Jewishly. She was an educator for over fifteen years in Chicago before pursuing a full-time career in writing and consulting.

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Available Formats : CD, MP3 CD
Category: Fiction/Romance
Runtime: 10.67
Audience: Adult
Language: English