Serving Up Some Love
Friday, October 22, 7 pm via YouTube
About the Event
The way to everyone’s heart is through their stomachs, right? Two romance writers serve up tasty tours of love and cooking; then make your favorite recipes home to try yourself. In Jenn Bouchard’s novel First Course, set on Cape Elizabeth, Maine, the Whitman sisters use food to heal a damaged family, explore a future with a new man. and rekindle with an ex. In Jennifer Yen’s YA novel A Taste for Love, Liza Yang and her mother butt heads on everything — traditional values, dating — except baking. So when Liza is blindsided by a Bachelorette-style lineup of young Asian American men handpicked by her mother at a baking competition, Liza begins to realize that there’s no tried and true recipe for love.
Jenn Bouchard has been teaching high school social studies for twenty years. She is an avid cook, volunteer for good causes, and devoted Red Sox fan. A graduate of Bates College and Tufts University, she lives in the Boston suburbs with her husband and two children.
Jennifer Yen is a Taiwanese American author who lives in Texas with her adorable dog. She spends her days healing the hearts of others, and her nights writing about love, family, and the power of acceptance. Jennifer believes in the magic of one’s imagination, and hopes her stories will bring joy and inspiration to readers. Her debut novel, A Taste for Love, is about family, food, and finding love where you least expect it. Her second book, Love, Decoded, will be out in Spring of 2022. If you find Jennifer wandering around aimlessly, please return her to the nearest milk tea shop. Follow her on Twitter and Instagram @JenYenWrites.