I decided to pick this up after reading about it over at Vintage Cookbooks. It’s a “Blossom Street Book”, which are a bunch of books Macomber has written all about the people on this street and they all have little shops and their own stories.
This was a completely predictable book and so contrived to tug at your heartstrings. I’m feeling very critical of it. And yet….I read it straight through and couldn’t wait to see what I predicted happen. It was very heartwarming (contrived or not, I totally cried at the touching ending) and very comforting, and just right in the midst of the assorted post-apocalyptic books I’ve been reading. It was like having delicious macaroni and cheese for dinner. Continue reading