From the coauthor of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestselling Skinny Bitch series—a clever novel “starring a sassy heroine” (Kirkus Reviews), a vegan chef struggling to make healthy choices both in and out of the kitchen.
From the coauthor of the phenomenal #1 New York Times bestselling Skinny Bitch lifestyle series—a clever, kick-ass novel about friendship, romance, and making healthy choices both in and out of the kitchen.
How bad could a little butter be? Bad enough to get rising culinary star Clementine Cooper blackballed from every vegan kitchen in Los Angeles after a backstabbing coworker sabotages the biggest night of her career. Fortunately, any vegan chef worth her salt knows how to turn lemons into delicious, cruelty-free lemonade cupcakes. Clem launches the Skinny Bitch Cooking School with dreams of opening her own neighborhood café. So she’s livid when sexy millionaire Zach Jeffries puts a fork in her plans with his new steakhouse.
When Zach signs up for her cooking class, however, she’s astonished. He’s far from the simple meathead Clem imagined him to be. In fact, he’s a very good kisser. Clem thought she was open-minded, but as she confronts the challenges of budding entrepreneurship, old rivals, ex-boyfriends, and two tempting suitors—a charming British vegan chef and a traitorously attractive carnivore—Clem wonders if she can ever say “I love you” to a man who hates tofu.
Kim Barnouin lives in California with her husband and son. Kim is the author of Skinny Bitch Gets Hitched and Skinny Bitch in Love, and coauthor of the #1 New York Times bestselling Skinny Bitch series, which includes such hit titles as Skinny Bitch, Skinny Bitch in the Kitch, Skinny Bastard, Skinny Bitch: Ultimate Everyday Cookbook, Skinny Bitch Book of Vegan Swaps, and Skinny Bitch Bakery.
“Barnouin has cooked up one tasty love triangle. . . . Her characters are as sharp as her no-nonsense cookbooks.”
– USA Today
"All the charming chick-lit standards, against the exciting backdrop of LA."
– Meg Stivison, Yahoo Voices
"Capitalizing on the success of her best-selling series of cookbooks, Barnouin’s debut novel asks: Can a vegan chef find love with a carnivore? It's lightweight fare, starring a sassy heroine."
– Kirkus Book Reviews
"A clever and, perhaps not surprisingly, mouth-watering story of a vegan chef with big dreams. The story is fluffy and cute [and] ...the descriptions of Clem’s creations will give readers some serious cravings. For a fun, light read, don’t miss this one."
– San Francisco Book Review
"Great from start to finish...Kim Barnouin is delightful. I couldn't put SKINNY BITCH IN LOVE down."
– Fresh Fiction (Fresh Pick)
"It is a well written, beachy, chick-lit read, and I can see this as a series!"
– Book Hounds
"The Skinny Bitch brand is brought to life in novel form by Barnouin... [T]hose looking for a lazy beach reach or...fans of the Skinny Bitch Empire should find something here to enjoy."