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A Catered Affair
     

A Catered Affair

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by Sue Margolis
 

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A novel about a jilted bride who's about to discover that not marrying the wrong man can sometimes lead you to the right one.

When Tallulah gets jilted at the altar, she gets very drunk and starts making passes at the male wedding guests. She even propositions the caterer. But in the next few weeks, reality comes crashing down around her. Her

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A Catered Affair 3.3 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 8 reviews.
JoMacall More than 1 year ago
I don't think I have ever read a book by Sue Margolis that I haven't just cracked up throughout the story.  She is one of my go to authors and this one is no exception.
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RtBBlog More than 1 year ago
Review by Stacey:As a certified foodie and someone who grew up in the food/catering business, "A Catered Affair" seemed right up my alley! As a former New Yorker, the blurb on the back of the book made it feel as if this story was taking place in New York. It doesn't; it takes place in London. So once I got on board with where we were, I curled up on the couch and settled in to read. From the very opening of the book, I went from being intrigued to annoyed to laughing out loud. This book is not boring. I loved that Tally went ahead and had her reception. I don't know if I would have the courage to face all of those guests offering condolences while I sat there in my satiny white dress! Tally goes through such a transformation and most of her issues - besides getting left at the altar - all seem to stem from her relationship with her now-dead father. She is still trying to meet his expectations and at times it didn't make her very likable. There is so much going on in this book and I became frustrated with the disproportion of what scenes the author gave great detail to and which ones she chose to sort of gloss over. There was so much build up to Tally figuring out what makes her happy and those last few chapters just seemed rushed and didn't have a lot of emotion to them. Personally, I enjoy a story where the character's emotions are looked at and dissected a little bit. This book didn't do a great job with that. As for romance? There was definitely a romantic storyline here but it got lost in the sub-plots at times. It's a nice story of family and relationships but there were too many characters for me to form any connection to.
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