Book Review: Rich and Pretty by Rumaan Alam

purchase finast Book Review: Rich and Pretty by Rumaan AlamMy top recommendations for summer 2016 reading will include Rich and Pretty by Rumaan Alam. The story doesn’t seem to go anywhere, but neither does life when you are just getting traction as an independent new adult. In a book with few exciting plot occurrences, it’s Alam’s turn of phrase and believable characters that make this book so enjoyable. Additionally, the affirmation of friendship between people who dream of a relationship going one way and adapting when it doesn’t makes for the best message I’ve read in fiction lately.
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Recipe: Mayonnaise Cake for Todd-o

http://votebenfrederick.com/2016/11/natural-resources/ Todd-o asked for a mayonnaise cake for his birthday. I screwed up at least two before I got it right. As you can see, I don’t have much space for the baking of goods and that’s probably for the best since I’m obviously not a graceful baker. Can you imagine a whole kitchen of this?

http://maxwell3d.net/wp-json/oembed/1.0/embed?url=http://maxwell3d.net/2014/04/pirate-spaceship/ Mayonnaise Cake
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