Size Matters: A Novel by Cathryn NovakSize Matters: A Novel by Cathryn Novak

Size Matters: A Novel

byCathryn Novak

Paperback | November 22, 2016

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John Frederick is a man of considerable substance, in every sense of the word. Rich, intelligent, reclusive, and very large, John Frederick lives to eat. His everyday needs are tended to by Mrs. Floyd, his house manager, and by a never-ending parade of personal chefs.
Enter Lexie Alexander, the latest applicant for that once-again vacant position. A young woman of magical sensibilities, fresh out of culinary school and still recovering from a recent personal tragedy, Lexie lives to cook. As time passes, a love of food, musical comedy, and tea begins to weave a connection between John Frederick and his new chef-but then a major medical crisis completely turns life at Frederick House upside down, threatening the bond John Frederick and Lexie have forged.
Size Mattersis the story of how people interact with each other and with the world, and what happens when the structure of a person's life, their self-image, and all their familiar coping mechanisms are shattered.
Cathryn Novak has had a years-long love affair with words that began as soon as she could read. After graduating with a degree in communications and public policy from UC Berkeley, Cathryn did a stint in advertising before devoting the rest of her professional career to public service. During that period she wore many hats, including s...
Title:Size Matters: A NovelFormat:PaperbackDimensions:136 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.68 inPublished:November 22, 2016Publisher:She Writes PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1631521039

ISBN - 13:9781631521034


Editorial Reviews

"It's a jolly, lighthearted narrative, JoJo Moyes' Me Before You (2012) for foodies. Like a slice of a favorite dessert, thoroughly enjoyable, but gone too soon."—Kirkus Reviews"This thought-provoking, intellectual novel examines how individuals react when their familiar coping mechanisms are completely shattered."—Bookstr"Novak packs a lot into this short and sweet foodie novel, and it's obvious she had a great deal of fun writing it."—Booklist"Size Matters offers the perfect blend of romance and friendship with a dash of culinary wit."—Redbook