Sixteen-year-old Olivia loves living in Silverlake, Los Angeles, with her dads, Bell and Enrique, and her brother, Jeremy. But when Olivia discovers that Bell's restaurant, FOOD, is in trouble, she applies for a job at a casting agency. The day of her interview, Olivia meets a psychic in an elevator who tells her that this summer will be pivotal. Soon after, Olivia stumbles upon a vintage cookbook with handwritten notes in the margins and starts to date a gorgeous boy named Theo. As Olivia reads the notes in the cookbook and cooks the recipes, she forms a kinship with the previous owner and becomes increasingly aware of the emptiness she feels without a mother. When Olivia discovers her birthmother's name and address, there's nothing to stop Olivia from meeting her. But sometimes the things we search for are the things we've always known.He was one of the crazy people lining up around the block for the first iPhone. Applea#39;s the only ... Then therea#39;s meaIa#39;m, like, the only teenager in LA. without a cell phone. Bell and Enrique ... I peer over my desk and see a little person weara ing a cowboy hat ... Ita#39;s a commercial call for a little person dressed as a cowboy.
|Title||:||The Secret Ingredient|
|Publisher||:||Delacorte Books for Young Readers - 2013-06-11|