Hello, Sunshine: A Novel

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Sunshine Mackenzie has it all: a wildly popular YouTube cooking show and published cookbooks, a Food Network show in the works, and a staggering number of social media followers. She lives with her doting husband, Danny, in a stylish Tribeca apartment with all of Manhattan at her fingertips. The origin story of Sunshine–farm girl turned famous chef–is a legend worth its weight in gold. But the origin story is a lie, and someone knows it. And that someone has launched a Twitter expose that leads to the total collapse of Sunshine’s marriage, career, and reputation. With nowhere to go after she’s forced to sell the Tribeca apartment, she moves back to her hometown of Montauk–a place she despises. From her estranged sister’s couch, she begins planning her comeback, which begins with employment at the most exclusive restaurant in the Hamptons.

As Sunshine barrels through grief and anger toward what she believes will be her redemption, she must confront the uncomfortable possibility that she has only herself to blame for everything. Vibrant and brisk, with all the pep and personality a narrator named Sunshine promises, A Little Sunshine explores timely questions of online authenticity and suggests that the consequences of oversharing and over-curating our online lives are dire.

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Star Count 4/5
Format Hard
Page Count 256 pages
Publisher Simon & Schuster
Publish Date 2017-Jul-11
ISBN 9781476789323
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Issue July 2017
Category Popular Fiction


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