I used to be the blogger called YAL Book Briefs, but I grew bored of the handle and changed my name to Howdy YAL. I also respond to MJ. I like to read, write, eat truffles, and watch bad Lifetime movies.
I think this is one of those books that makes me realize just how big of a control freak I am. Or how passive these protagonists can be. It's going to be a weird review, because there are lots of good attributes I just cannot stand the H here and the whole fight of trying to force processed food down a chef's throat isn't endearing it's annoying.
Since we're only three percent from the first third and I don't feel like doing another progress report then I'm giving the first third a C+ or B-