Friday, September 11, 2009

Giveaway: Julie and Julia by Julie Powell

I am so excited about this book! As I was getting ready to buy myself a copy, I realized we haven't had a giveaway for awhile here on The Sweet Bookshelf! I want to give one lucky reader out there a copy of Julie and Julia by Julie Powell!

What do you have to do to be entered you ask? This is easy!
Just leave a comment with your email address!

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Please let me know all in one comment please! Good luck!! Contest ends Thurs Sept 17th

Title: Julie and Julia
Author: Julie Powell

Julie & Julia is the story of Julie Powell's attempt to revitalize her marriage, restore her ambition, and save her soul by cooking all 524 recipes in Julia Child's Mastering the Art of French Cooking, Volume I, in a period of 365 days. The result is a masterful medley of Bridget Jones' Diary meets Like Water for Chocolate, mixed with a healthy dose of original wit, warmth, and inspiration that sets this memoir apart from most tales of personal redemption.
When we first meet Julie, she's a frustrated temp-to-perm secretary who slaves away at a thankless job, only to return to an equally demoralizing apartment in the outer boroughs of Manhattan each evening. At the urging of Eric, her devoted and slightly geeky husband, she decides to start a blog that will chronicle what she dubs the "Julie/Julia Project." What follows is a year of butter-drenched meals that will both necessitate the wearing of an unbearably uncomfortable girdle on the hottest night of the year, as well as the realization that life is what you make of it and joy is not as impossible a quest as it may seem, even when it's -10 degrees out and your pipes are frozen.

Inspired and encouraging, Julie and Julia is a unique opportunity to join one woman's attempt to change her life, and have a laugh, or ten, along the way.