Don't Read This If You're Hungry: Six Tales of Food, Comfort and Family by Irette Y. Patterson

Don't Read This If You're Hungry: Six Tales of Food, Comfort and Family

byIrette Y. Patterson

Kobo ebook | October 17, 2015

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A collection of six short stories centered about food, comfort and family:

“A Thanksgiving with Family”  - All Sandra wanted was a nice, Thanksgiving away from her country family with her new, sophisticated friends. When her cousin Ree Ree shows up unexpectedly, Sandra finds herself trying to reconcile how she grew up to the person she wants to be.

“Meet the Parents” - Marcus wants to put his best foot forward when meeting his girlfriend's parents. But can he do that while still being himself?

“Faith and Margaritas” - What’s the difference between saying you have a belief in a better future and real faith? After being stood up by a first date, Rochelle is about to find out.

“Chicken” -   Shy Celina is building up her courage at her favorite diner to attend a new language learning group. When her carefully made plans are interrupted, does she have the courage to take advantage of the unexpected?

“Being Real” -   Aspiring writer Michelle is stunned by the terms in her first publishing contract. But won't turning it down mean she isn't a real artist?

“True Calling” -  Urban witch Cat’s plan to throw a surprise birthday party for her workplace crush might be ruined when she can’t find a cake. Her family has warned her against using her hearth magic for her own benefit, but what can be the harm? “True Calling” is a 3,900 word short story featuring a friends, family and a magical cake.

“True Calling” was previously published in the Fiction River: Unnatural Worlds short story anthology.

Title:Don't Read This If You're Hungry: Six Tales of Food, Comfort and FamilyFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:October 17, 2015Publisher:Irette Y. PattersonLanguage:English

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