Bliss

Bliss

by Hilary Fields

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316277341
Publisher: Orbit
Publication date: 11/19/2013
Sold by: Hachette Digital, Inc.
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 352
Sales rank: 779,165
File size: 615 KB

About the Author

A scion of Manhattan's Upper East Side, Hilary Fields began writing her first novel at age sixteen. She continued to write even as she studied classics and philosophy at St. John's College, a tiny liberal arts college with the good fortune to be located upon a mountainside in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Though she returned to New York City for several years, penning three historical romances under another name and working as a copywriter and web editor, her heart remained in the Land of Enchantment. Finally, life took a ride on art's coattails, and she followed the heroine of her novel out to the sunny southwest. She currently resides in Santa Fe with her husband and three slightly sulky kitties. When not writing, she's usually elbow deep in bread dough, balls of yarn, or huffing and puffing up one of the local hiking trails.

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Bliss 4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Nothing really like some reviewers stated. Not really that funny and wow the language......they have truck drivers beat. I would not recommend this book. Did not like it at all.....two stars just to the author for her gallent try. But missed it big time.
beh88 More than 1 year ago
Funny and light-hearted... I really enjoyed this one.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I loved reading this book. It was so fun to read. I laughed outloud so much....thank goodness I read this at home because people would have thought I was crazy. Easy to read and fun story. This book would make a great movie. I heard they might make it into a movie. Can't wait.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I was so looking forward to this book. Boy was I ever disappointed....
PollyBennett More than 1 year ago
Oh I loved this book! Not only was it warm, and funny, with a host of very loveable characters, it also dealt with some serious life situations. Great read.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I devoured this sinfully delicious book in no time flat. Couldn't put it down. Bliss is so relatable and real you fall into her role effortlessly and fall in love with her tale of life and taste exploration!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The complainers obviously didn't read the blurb. Their complaints are absurd.
RomanticReadsandSuch More than 1 year ago
Bliss is one of those that is more women’s fiction than romance, although there is definitely a love story involved.  Mainly though we follow Sera as she turns her life around and finds herself.  It’s a fun and uplifting ride. It is funny and cute and zany and fulfilling and sweet and saucy.  With a ton of silliness and heartfelt moments and tenderness, it’s perfect for just about any mood. Full review available at Romantic Reads and Such on wordpress.   (Complimentary copy provided in exchange for an honest review)
RipeForReader More than 1 year ago
Let me start by saying..... If I could give 10 stars, I would for this book!! It is rare I have felt this strongly about a recommendation!! My rating: 5 of 5 ¿¿ It's been a year since Serafina Wilde's rather public fall from grace. Or should I say forcible shove off a cliff, since that is more like what happened. 'Clean' as a whistle, eager for a fresh start and called upon by her free-loving aunt Pauline for help, Sera moves herself and her culinary expertise to Santa Fe. Having been raised in part by the very, very liberated Pauline, the somewhat more 'reserved' Sera should have suspected that the family business she is there to help with, consists mostly of dildos and buttplugs and anything else to maximize the female orgasm.......her aunt Pauline's ultimate goal in life. Despite her initial misgivings, Sera finds herself enamoured with the store's quaint location and promising interior. And when her aunt proposes a combined invasion of the senses, through taste and touch, by turning the front of the store into a bakery, all Sera needed to be convinced was one good look at her delectable hunk of a landlord and neighbour!  Impassioned with the new concept and bolstered by the support of new friends, Sera sets out to bring the bakery/sex shop to life in short order, while at the same time setting out a new and exciting path for herself. That is, until the slimebucket that shoved her off that cliff a year ago, decides to make an appearance......... ******* Absolutely delightful!!!!! I cannot recommend this story enough!! A MUST read!! It is creative, outlandish, insightful, succulent and extremely tasty!! ALL of its characters are utterly charming and so well portrayed I can picture them easily. From aunt Pauline's gay lover, Horsey, to gruff pie-baker Malcolm.....each and everyone comes with such a rich personality, they pop off the pages!  Underneath the hilarious dialogues and antics, play some deep emotional stories that are not skipped over, but seriously considered in a less dark manner than we are perhaps used to. There is an overall sense of acceptance in this story, with these characters, that allows for failure and grief and mistakes to be absorbed as a normal part of life's pattern. It allows for healing and change and improvement, without guilt or recrimination. We have humour, food, sex, friends, proverbial beating-of-the-bad-guy, and puppies!! Did I mention sex?? Brilliant! I laughed hard......and I teared up here and there, but never for long. The positive attitude in this book carries and it is an absolute blast to read!!! ¿Vibrant, scrumptious and stimulating Bliss, where taste and touch collide!¿ **ARC provided by NetGalley and Redhook in return for an honest review.**