About The Lost Art of Mixing
Hardcover: 288 pages
Publisher: Putnam Adult (January 24, 2013)
National bestselling author Erica Bauermeister returns to the enchanting world of The School of Essential Ingredients in this luminous sequel.
Lillian and her restaurant have a way of drawing people together. There’s Al, the accountant who finds meaning in numbers and ritual; Chloe, a budding chef who hasn’t learned to trust after heartbreak; Finnegan, quiet and steady as a tree, who can disappear into the background despite his massive height; Louise, Al’s wife, whose anger simmers just below the boiling point; and Isabelle, whose memories are slowly slipping from her grasp. And there’s Lillian herself, whose life has taken a turn she didn’t expect. . . .
Their lives collide and mix with those around them, sometimes joining in effortless connections, at other times sifting together and separating again, creating a family that is chosen, not given. A beautifully imagined novel about the ties that bind—and links that break—The Lost Art of Mixing is a captivating meditation on the power of love, food, and companionship.
“Erica Bauermeister writes prose delicious enough to devour. Like a fine meal, The Lost Art of Mixing will leave you warm in your belly, full in your heart, and very, very pleased. You might even find yourself going back for seconds.”–Tiffany Baker, NYT bestselling author of The Little Giant of Aberdeen County
“Erica Bauermeister mixes gorgeous prose, luscious detail, and heartfelt characters — new friends and old — to reveal just how colorful and warm life in the rainy Pacific Northwest can be.”–Laurie Frankel, author of Good-bye for Now
About Erica Bauermeister
ERICA BAUERMEISTER is the author of The School of Essential Ingredients and Joy for Beginners. She lives in Seattle with her family..
Erica Bauermeister’s TLC Book Tours TOUR STOPS:
Friday, November 2nd: Life in the Thumb
Monday, November 5th: She is Too Fond of Books – Spotlight on Bookstores guest post
Monday, November 5th: Savvy Verse and Wit
Tuesday, November 6th: Savvy Verse and Wit – The School of Essential Ingredients
Wednesday, November 7th: Book Chatter
Wednesday, November 7th: Library of Clean Reads – The School of Essential Ingredients
Thursday, November 8th: Books and Movies
Friday, November 9th: Book Club Classics!
Monday, November 12th: Peeking Between the Pages
Tuesday, November 13th: girlichef
Wednesday, November 14th: Library of Clean Reads
Thursday, November 15th: 2 Kids and Tired
Friday, November 16th: Adventures of an Intrepid Reader
Monday, November 19th: WV Stitcher
Tuesday, November 20th: Joyfully Retired
Monday, November 26th: Diary of an Eccentric
Tuesday, November 27th: Mom in Love with Fiction
Wednesday, November 28th: Book Dilettante
Thursday, November 29th: Southern Girl Reads
Thursday, November 29th: A Chick Who Reads
Friday, November 30th: Peppermint Ph.D.
Monday, December 3rd: Just Joanna
Tuesday, December 4th: No More Grumpy Bookseller
Wednesday, December 5th: HopefulLeigh
Thursday, December 6th: Sidewalk Shoes
Friday, December 7th: Book Addiction
Tuesday, December 18th: Silver and Grace