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The Welcome Home Diner Betting on the city of Detroit s eventual comeback, cousins Addie and Samantha decide to risk it all on an affordable new house and a culinary career that starts with renovating a vintage diner in a depressed area of town There s just one little snag in their vision.Angus, a weary, beloved local, is strongly opposed to his neighborhood s gentrification and his concerns reflect the suspicion of the community Shocked by their reception, Addie and Samantha begin to have second thoughts.As the long hours, problematic love interests, and underhanded pressures mount, the two women find themselves increasingly at odds, and soon their problems threaten everything they ve worked for If they are going to realize their dreams, Addie and Samantha must focus on rebuilding their relationship But will the neighborhood open their hearts to welcome them home New Download The Welcome Home Diner by Peggy Lampman For Kindle ePUB or eBook – sneakerspear.co.uk

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  1. Food and family equal love, and The Welcome Home Diner in Detroit definitely oozes with love.Addie and Sam s grandmother taught them the love of and joy of making fresh food, and they both knew that opening a diner was something they were destined for.Opening a diner in the new Detroit was a challenge, but a challenge that was proving to be very fruitful The fresh food offered at the diner drew in the crowds along with great reviews from food bloggers The only problem was the neighbors and sp Food and family equal love, and The Welcome Home Diner in Detroit definitely oozes with love.Addie and Sam s grandmother taught them the love of and joy of making fresh food, and they both knew that opening a diner was something they were destined for.Opening a diner in the new Detroit was a challenge, but a challenge that was proving to be very fruitful The fresh food offered at the diner drew in the crowds along with great reviews from food bloggers The only problem was the neighbors and specifically the next door neighbor to the restaurant.The next door neighbor was grumpy and reluctant for the change, and the e...

  2. Arc provided by the Publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.4 StarsA compelling rewarding book with an interesting, substantial plot, memorable characters and scrumptious, irresistible food.Cousins Addie Sam Jaworski with Polish roots were both born and raised in Michigan For them moving to Detroit to open their Welcome Home Diner in one of thedesolate parts of town seems the most natural thing in the world, while their families friends are mostly hor Arc provided by the Publisher via Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.4 StarsA compelling rewarding book with an interesting, substantial plot, memorable characters and scrumptious, irresistible food.Cousins Addie Sam Jaworski with Polish roots were both born and raised in Michigan For them moving to Detroit to open their Welcome Home Diner in one of thedesolate parts of town seems the most natural thing in the world, while their families friends are mostly horrified But Addie and Sam believe in each other, in their Polish heritage from their beloved grandmother Babcia as well as in giving The D a chance They hope that the establishment of their Diner will give boost to the renovation and revitalisation of their neighborhood But while their restaurant seems to go from strength to strength is immensely popular among outsiders , the local Afro American community apart from the co workers of the Diner are conspicuous by their absence, no matter how hard Addie and Sam...

  3. Favorite Quotes She s also known for her outrageous wardrobe and is proud to proclaim she s growing old disgracefully.The staff is coming up with a language of its own In a couple of years, we ll be the only ones who understand one another A gastronoid, Lella continues, is a human subspecies that only lives to eat and complain Your silence is becoming too loud in my head.Yoga, Pilates, sashimi, and salads Believe me, there s nothing graceful about aging It s a full time job.And there wer Favorite Quotes She s also known for her outrageous wardrobe and is proud to proclaim she s growing old disgracefully.The staff is coming up with a language of its own In a couple of years, we ll be the only ones who understand one another A gastronoid, Lella continues, is a human subspecies that only lives to eat and complain Your silence is becoming too loud in my head.Yoga, Pilates, sashimi, and salads Believe me, there s nothing graceful about aging It s a full time job.And there were two brave women, Addie and Sam, who made a family from scratch, using what others left behind.My Review While an entertaining and engaging read, The Welcome Home Diner was hazardous to my diet as each plate of food was lovingly and sensuously described in lip smacking detail In one instance, Ms Lampman eloquently waxed on for a full page about a juic...

  4. Let s start with that gorgeous cover, isn t it stunning I ve not read the authors previous book and based on the blurb I was expecting it to be on the lighthearted side, basic women s fiction with a cutesy plot Instead this was SO much , it definitely has its fun moments and happiness but at its core it s much deeper and full of substance It tackles some extremely relevant and timely current issues in a really respectful and realistic manner It touches on love, loss, community, and quit Let s start with that gorgeous cover, isn t it stunning I ve not read the authors previous book and based on the blurb I was expecting it to be on the lighthearted side, basic women s fiction with a cutesy plot Instead this was SO much , it definitely has its fun moments and happiness but at its core it s much deeper and full of substance It tackles some extremely relevant and timely current issues in a really respectful and realistic manner It touches on love, loss, community, and quite a bitThis is told from two points of view, cousins Addie and Sam and it switches back and forth between the two every chapter It follows their lives and those of the staff and their community over the course of a year When it begins, The Welcome Home diner has already opened its doors and is struggling to find its place in this tight knit and hesitant neighborhood The residents are suspicious and guarded a...

  5. Warning Don t read this book if you are hungry or else have something close to your reading spot to snack on Actually even if you aren t hungry, you will be after you read about the wonderful food served at the diner Added bonus recipes at the end of the book on how to make some of the wonderful food from the diner I loved this book for several reasons first, the personal reason I grew up in the suburbs of Detroit on the east side and went to college in the city so Detroit is a special Warning Don t read this book if you are hungry or else have something close to your reading spot to snack on Actually even if you aren t hungry, you will be after you read about the wonderful food served at the diner Added bonus recipes at the end of the book on how to make some of the wonderful food from the diner I loved this book for several reasons first, the personal reason I grew up in the suburbs of Detroit on the east side and went to college in the city so Detroit is a special place to me I want to see it come back to being the great city that it once was and the revitalization of Detroit is one of the underlying themes of this book Second, I love to read books that weave current issues of the day into it and this one does a great job of do...

  6. I won a free Kindle copy of this book in a Goodreads giveaway And if there was ever any suspicion that I go easy on reviewing books that I get for free, this should put that to rest Ultimately, this book just wasn t for me The idea sounded promising I like good food, and live close enough to Detroit for the setting to have a special resonance The descriptions and characters are vivid and detailed It s just that not much happens.Seriously I read through about a quarter of the book, and cou I won a free Kindle copy of this book in a Goodreads giveaway And if there was ever any suspicion that I go easy on reviewing books that I get for free, this should put that to rest Ultimately, this book just wasn t for me The idea sounded promising I like good food, and live close enough to Detroit for the setting to have a special ...

  7. Our dream was to shape an old fashioned neighborhood gathering spot authentic and welcoming to all races and creeds where everyone has a seat at the table Peggy Lampman The Welcome Home DinerThank you to the author and publisher for providing my copy from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.Calling all foodies You won t want to be hungry while reading this book as the descriptions are drool worthy The story alternates perspective between 2 cousins Addie and Sam, co owners Our dream was to shape an old fashioned neighborhood gathering spot authentic and welcoming to all races and creeds where everyone has a seat at the table Peggy Lampman The Welcome Home DinerThank you to the author and publisher for providing my copy from Netgalley in exchange for an honest review.Calling all foodies You won t want to be hungry while reading this book as the descriptions are drool worthy The story alternates perspective between 2 cousins Addie and Sam, co owners of the Welcome Home Diner Addie and Sam are committed to restoring Detroit back to the once thriving community it used to be, s...

  8. My favorite books are the ones with recipes So thank you, Peggy Lampman, fordinner ideas during the week.Addie and Sam are cousins living in Detroit with the crazy idea to open a diner While dealing with personal issues, they re also faced with a dozen and half issues arising around Welcome Home Who is writing these untrue Yelp accusations Who is this strange neighbor that seems to hate them Addie and Sam open Welcome Home in Detroit as a way of saving the cities economy I studied thi My favorite books are the ones with recipes So thank you, Peggy Lampman, fordinner ideas during the week.Addie and Sam are cousins living in Detroit with the crazy idea to open a diner While dealing with personal issues, they re also faced with a dozen and half issues arising around Welcome Home Who is writing these untrue Yelp accusations Who is this strange neighbor that seems to hate them Addie and Sam open Welcome Home in Detroit as a way of saving the cities economy I studied this city in economics, and it really can use all the help it can get But unfriendly neighbors within a mile radius seem to ignore the diner s presence Addie is struggling with her goals of becoming a wife and mother, while her boyfriend is perfectly content being a live in partner Sam is faced between choosing love and a busi...

  9. Note I received review copy of this book via NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review I am glad I got a chance to read this book 4.5 Stars The book simply is beautiful with delicious food of Welcome Home Diner It s about struggling life of Jaworski sisters in new business and their personal life surrounded by lovely staff and hesitant, fearful neighbors of Detroit Book revolves around The Welcome Home Diner and its owner Addie and Sam narrated in their alternative perspective You will s Note I received review copy of this book via NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review I am glad I got a chance to read this book 4.5 Stars The book simply is beautiful with delicious food of Welcome Home Diner It s about struggling life of Jaworski sisters in new business and their personal life surrounded by lovely staff and hesitant, fearful neighbors of Detroit Book revolves around The Welcome Home Diner and its owner Addie and Sam narrated in their alternative perspective You will see ups and down of not only these sisters but the staff of their diner and their home like diner It s a journey of diner and its owner...

  10. When I began reading this book, I soon thought it to be a travel book for the state of Michigan The author talks about beautiful areas of Michigan and the fact that Detroit is a city on the verge of a comeback It did make me want to visit Michigan next summer, but not muchI, obviously, was missing the point Addie and Samantha are two cousins, descendants of a wonderful Polish woman, who open a diner in the inner city of Detroit in hopes of being part of a rebuilding and rebranding effo When I began reading this book, I soon thought it to be a travel book for the state of Michigan The author talks about beautiful areas of Michigan and the fact that Detroit is a city on the verge of a comeback It did make me want to visit Michigan next summer, but not muchI, obviously, was missing the point Addie and Samantha are two cousins, descendants of a wonderful...

  11. Cousins, Addie and Sam, open Welcome Home Diner in Detroit They start to see some success, the only problem is that they don t exactly have the support of the neighborhood where the restaurant is located.This story is told from alternating points of view Addie was super annoying and Sam was only slightly better, though she was theflighty one It was okay to read both Addie and Sam s viewpoints, but a third person story would have worked too The most interesting characters were the staff Cousins, Addie and Sam, open Welcome Home Diner in Detroit They start to see some success, the only problem is that they don t exactly have the support of the neighborhood where the restaurant is located.This story is told from alternating points of view Addie was super annoying and Sam was only slightly better, though she was theflighty one It was okay to read both Addie and Sam s viewpoints, but a third person story would have worked too The most interesting characters were the s...

  12. A yummy treat set in a Detroit neighborhood diner managed by cousins Sam and Addie You ll cheer along with the memorable cast as they undergo conflicts ranging from family issues to the trials and joys of running a small business Highly recommended.

  13. Yes, I do love a good foodie novel and I was excited to get a chance to review The Welcome Home Diner about two cousins who buy and renovate an old urban diner, hoping to transform their neighborhood and help and benefit from the urban renewal happening in Detroit I have my own a cafe fantasies When I make something delicious in my kitchen I often think, that s totally going on my cafe menu Having spent some time in and around the food business, a cafe is muchwork and effort than I Yes, I do love a good foodie novel and I was excited to get a chance to review The Welcome Home Diner about two cousins who buy and renovate an old urban diner, hoping to transform their neighborhood and help and benefit from the urban renewal happening in Detroit I have my own a cafe fantasies When I make something delicious in my kitchen I often think, that s totally going on my cafe menu Having spent some time in and around the food business, a cafe is muchwork and effort than I have to give at this point in my life but I can live vicariously at least through the good mome...

  14. I received a free copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review This is a heartwarming book Cousins Addie and Samantha open a diner in a rundown area of Detroit Their hope is that by bringing the diner and business to the area it will start the much needed revitalization program They also source all their supplies from local growers and merchants I found all this very compelling Their hope is to bring delicious healthy food to the people that live nearby and therefore I received a free copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review This is a heartwarming book Cousins Addie and Samantha open a diner in a rundown area of Detroit Their hope is that by bringing the diner and business to the area it will start the much needed revitalization program They also source all their supplies from local growers and merchants I found all this very compelling Their hope is to bring delicious healthy food to the people that live nearby and therefore breaking the cycle of too much fast food consumption Unfortunately their plans are thwarted as the community sees them as an intrusion at first There is a great cast of characters that work at the diner and they are vital to the story Addie and Sam both have their own personal growth throughout the book as they come to terms with the direction and goals they each have for their lives I enjo...

  15. I am so glad I m done I would have abandoned this book had I not been committed to reading it for my book club I was thrilled to find I was done sooner than expected because the back pages are filled with recipes.The story, if there was one, didn t start until about two thirds full This book is full of pages and pages of pretty much nothing Tedious back stories of people who are not part of the, um, hard to say there was a plot Seven full pages about the weather, which ironically starts wit I am so glad I m done I would have abandoned this book had I not been committed to reading it for my book club I was thrilled to find I was done sooner than expected because the back pages are filled with recipes.The story, if there was one, didn t start until about two thirds full This book is full of pages and pages of pretty much nothing Tedious back stories ...