Praise

Praise for The Girls’ Guide to Love and Supper Clubs

“[An] engaging debut… Bate’s writing is smart and compelling.”
- Publishers Weekly starred review

“Journalist and debut novelist Bate deftly conjures up a witty, resilient heroine, surrounds her with delightful friends and frenemies, and sends them all on a rollicking quest for love and delicious food.”
- Kirkus Reviews

“The food – oh my goodness – the food! From the Dupont Circle farmers’ market to the Maine Avenue Fish Market, Hannah leads readers on a culinary tour of D.C.’s locavore scene. Do not read this book hungry.” 
- Washington Post

“This is a beautifully written book about love, food, secrets and self-discovery that will make you think long after you turn the final page.”
- The Daily Mail

“Great for foodies . . . [a] book that you can quite easily eat up in one go.”
Cosmopolitan (UK)

“The kind of book you just devour. Hannah Sugarman is Bridget Jones with a killer cinnamon bun recipe.”
- Stacey Ballis, author of Good Enough to Eat and Off the Menu

“Clever and charming . . . The pages practically turn themselves — and thank goodness, because you’ll want both hands free to make Hannah’s mouth-watering carrot cake and other irresistible dishes. An absolute treat.”
—Jael McHenry, author of The Kitchen Daughter

“[A] delicious debut . . . Hannah is the kind of heroine you’ll root for, the descriptions of food are dangerously good, and Bate adds a healthy dash of humor to the mix.”
—Sarah Pekkanen, author of These Girls

“Hannah is a girl I can relate to. She knows the value of a good carrot cake, and she’s sometimes the most awkward girl at the party. Hannah is like all of us: she has dreams that seem so right and yet, so terrifying. She reminds us that dreams are often chocolate frosted and hard fought, but the key ingredient is believing in yourself.”
—Joy Wilson, author of Joy the Baker Cookbook