The Romance Recipe by Ruby Barrett, Read by Chelsea Stephens and Natalie Naudus
A Sizzling Queer Romance
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Chelsea Stephens and Natalie Naudus share the narration of Ruby Barrett’s captivating listen for romance fans and foodies alike. Host Jo Reed and AudioFile’s Emily Connelly discuss The Romance Recipe, set in the cutthroat restaurant world. Stephens narrates as Sophie, a former reality show chef who wants to be appreciated for her cooking skills, not her 10 minutes of fame, and is hoping to explore her newly realized bisexuality after a devastating breakup. Naudus narrates as Amy, who is desperate to keep her struggling restaurant open and prove to herself—and her father—that she isn’t a failure. She also has a majorly inconvenient attraction to Sophie. There is a quiet intensity in both performances that helps listeners understand all that is at stake for both women, personally and professionally, and listeners will be thrilled to hear their journeys to happiness.