YA Book of The Day:
After Sydney Grey returns to her quaint hometown of Stoney Creek and begins renovations on her childhood farm, she discovers a set of journals written by her mother.
Presumed to have abandoned her family 20 years ago, a long-hidden secret about her mother is uncovered. Aided by her grandmother who returns to the farm, Sydney must rely on her instincts to uncover the mystery.
But do they have enough clues to unravel the truth about her mother’s disappearance?
Today’s Book of The Day is sponsored by this week’s Kids’ eBook of The Week:
Find out why ZIN was seen on CNN, NBC, ABC, CBS! Clutching a cryptic note from his dying dad, the brilliant 11 yr-old chef Zin Mignon is kidnapped by the mysterious Mustard Monks! The saga of a culinary mastermind and his insatiable mom. Join Zin as he strives to learn his shocking family legacy. Twisting fun for all, including kids who cook. Zin lives at the crossroad of Humor and Inspiration.
11 year-old genius Chef Zin Mignon is in a horrific pickle. He’s been kidnapped from Le Cordon Bleu cooking school in Paris and spirited away to the Monks’ ultra-remote mountaintop abbey. There, he’ll endure a cooking apprenticeship like no other. Does Zin join their secret Order and achieve the culinary success he’s always dreamed of?
The tale of Zin Mignon begins at the bottom of a jar of pickled pigs’ feet in his father’s pathetic Brooklyn deli. A secret note sets him on a world-spinning quest, an adventure that takes him through the alleys of the homeless to the tables of billionaires, to discover who he really is and the greatness for which he’s destined. As he sets the culinary world on fire, a mix of treacherous rivals feasts on the chance to make his dreams go up in smoke.
In the wildly appetizing first book of the Zin Mignon series, Zin has become the greatest chef on the planet, shocking the cooking world. But he’s distracted and must honor the solemn promise he made to his dad, and to learn the incredible secret of his family legacy. It’s a true original. With humor, amazing exploits and heartfelt compassion, Zin uses food and his kitchen to build a recipe that will lead him to his true identity. Can he cut the mustard?
Could Artemis Fowl meet MasterChef? Author MICHAEL DASWICK is the winner of both of Columbia’s prestigious literary awards for fiction. He’s the author of the gripping epic novel CHIP ROCK and the FAT OLD FART, and HALLBOYS, a collection of inspiring connected short stories. Always mixing humor and drama, friends and treacherous rivals, with ZIN MIGNON, Michael has cooked up a stirring series of Kitchen Fiction