Please join us Tuesday February 7th at 7pm for the paperback release party for our own Ashley Warlick and her novel, The Arrangement. Based on the life of legendary food writer MFK Fisher, this is a story of longing and desire and France, a complicated marriage between artists, a love triangle between friends… which means lots of food and sex and writing everything down. Now it’s got a sexy new cover too. Come help us celebrate!
We’ll have drinks and music, dancing with The Dirty Byrd Collective, and a word or two of thanks for all the great support you’ve given Ashley and your favorite local bookstore over the past year.
She doesn’t write very fast. Don’t miss the fun.
“Absolutely dazzling.” –Paula McLain, author of The Paris Wife
“Filled with food and passion...If you love historical fiction, you'll fall hard for this one.” —Bustle.com
Los Angeles, 1934. Mary Frances is young, restlessly married, and returning from her first sojourn in France. She is hungry, and not just for food: she wants Tim, her husband Al’s charming friend, who encourages her writing and seems to understand her better than anyone. After a night’s transgression, it’s only a matter of time before Mary Frances claims what she truly desires, plunging all three of them into a tangled triangle of affection that will have far-reaching effects on their families, their careers, and their lives.
Set in California, France, and the Swiss Alps, The Arrangement is a sparkling, sensual novel that explores the complexities of a marriage and the many different ways in which we love. Writing at the top of her game, Ashley Warlick gives us a completely mesmerizing story about a woman well ahead of her time, who would go on to become the legendary food
writer M. F. K. Fisher.