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Topic: Win Bon Appetit by Sandra Byrd

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Subject: Win Bon Appetit by Sandra Byrd
Date Posted: 10/19/2008 11:34 PM ET
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This week on my blog I'm giving away a copy of Bon Appetit by Sandra Byrd.  To enter leave a comment on the contest entry with your PBS ID or other contact info.  Winner will be picked next Monday. Good luck!

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That's true for faith, too. When Lexi leaves everything and everyone she knows behind in Seattle in order to move to France to study baking, she has no one to lean on but herself and her God. After overcoming an initial bout of homesickness, Lexi grows to love France, the French, and the village which is now her home. She finds a church, explores Versailles and Paris, and perfects her pastry skills in her baking class and the bakeries in which she works. She also discovers the difference between false friends--faux amis--and true ones. But things really get interesting when she makes the acquaintance of a little girl named Celine and finds she enjoys the company of Celine's attractive widowed father, too. Then the man she was dating in Seattle shows up in Paris, and Lexi is surprised how strong her feelings for him still are. Quelle probleme! The more time Lexi spends in France, the more torn she feels between her homeland and her new, adopted home. In the end, she will have to choose between two countries, two jobs - and perhaps even two loves