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The Shortest Way Home by Miriam Parker

The Shortest Way Home

The Shortest Way Home by Miriam Parker
Jul 31, 2018 | 320 Pages
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Advance Praise for The Shortest Way Home

“Rewarding….[An] accomplished debut.”Publishers Weekly

“Just purely delightful and as smooth to knock back as a glass of rosé on a sticky summer day….There are unexpected challenges and a star-crossed romance and all of the things which you want in a summer book about leaving your life and starting over somewhere new (especially when it’s somewhere straight out of a Nancy Meyers movie!)….Refreshing and bright, with a clean, crisp aftertaste.”Nylon

“Parker’s bingeable novel is perfect for those who’ve fantasized about their own path not taken.”Real Simple

“This debut novel about a young woman following her heart and creating her happiness is engaging and fun. Parker takes her place next to similar writers such as Laura Dave and Jane Green.” Library Journal

“Perfect to read with a glass of wine and some good cheese.” —Booklist

“This delicious book is broken into three parts, and each part comes with a food and wine pairing.”Fodor’s

“It’s nearly impossible to describe this wonderful debut without summoning the language of wine country because Miriam Parker has infused every page with an appreciation for the alchemy of character and place that can transform a cluster of grapes into a beautiful glass of wine. She turns the same keen eye on matters of the heart—exploring how and where and with whom we find happiness, declare a home—with spectacular results.”—Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney, author of The Nest

“Miriam Parker’s delightful novel The Shortest Way Home reminded me of why I love champagne: it’s effervescent, heady and intoxicating. She skillfully blends a captivating romance with inside oenophile references; the writing blew me away.”—Elin Hilderbrand, author of Here’s to Us

“The Shortest Way Home is about love, life, and the sometimes unpredictable ways we find our place in the world. But it’s also about wine, and maybe best described as one might a great wine: the perfect balance of spice and sweetness, satisfyingly complex yet utterly refreshing.”—Rumaan Alam, author of Rich and Pretty

“At the end of a stressful day, some of us like to escape with a fine glass of wine; others prefer to sink into a rich, deeply engrossing, heartfelt novel. If both of these are your pleasure—this is the book for you. Savor it.”—Camille Perri, author of The Assistants and When Katie Met Cassidy 

“Parker’s debut is a sweet, funny, charming novel of a woman daring to upend expectations (her own and everyone else’s) to make her own way. Readers will toast Hannah’s roundabout journey and perhaps be inspired to take a detour or two of their own.”Shelf Awareness

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