If you enjoyed Practical Magic by Alice Hoffman or Like Water for Chocolate by Laura Esquivel you may want to try these books by Sarah Addison Allen:
Sisters Claire and Sydney Waverly struggle to accept their family legacy. As the story unfolds the sisters learn to love each other and themselves. An apple tree, garden and recipes with fantastic powers along with colorful local characters help lead the Waverly sisters on their journey and discoveries. Check the catalog for availability.
The Sugar Queen
Quiet, awkward Josey Cirrini's peaceful life--caring for her elderly mother, enjoying romance novels, and indulging in her secret passion for sweets--is turned upside down when Della Lee Baker, a sassy, confident, and bold waitress fleeing an abusive boyfriend, decides to hide out in Josey's home. Check the catalog for availability.
- Submitted by Paula & Jacki @ Central