The Matzah Ball (Original)

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Product Details
Price
$15.99  $14.87
Publisher
Mira Books
Publish Date
Pages
416
Dimensions
5.2 X 7.9 X 1.1 inches | 0.6 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780778311584

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About the Author
Jean Meltzer studied dramatic writing at NYU Tisch and has earned numerous awards for her work in television, including a daytime Emmy. She spent five years in rabbinical school before her chronic illness forced her to withdraw, and her father told her she should write a book--just not a Jewish one because no one reads those. Magical Meet Cute is her fourth novel.
Reviews
"The Matzah Ball had me laughing out loud. It's witty, funny and an all-around terrific read."--Debbie Macomber, #1 New York Times bestselling author

"A love letter to Judaism and an utterly charming romance. With two irresistible leads, a scene-stealing bubbe, and plenty of holiday magic, The Matzah Ball is a luminous celebration of all types of love, threaded with the message that everyone is worthy of it."--Rachel Lynn Solomon, author of The Ex Talk

"Funny, bright, and lovingly crafted! The Matzah Ball healed a piece of me I didn't know was hurting."--Rosie Danan, author of The Intimacy Experiment

"A trendsetter in holiday romances."--BookPage

"Delightful."--PopSugar

"I devoured this book like a batch of Jacob's Bubbe's Rugalach. It is the perfect blend of funny and magical but also tender and thoughtful. It lit me up like a menorah."--Jenny Bayliss, author of The Twelve Dates of Christmas

"A warm, heartfelt ode to self-acceptance, honesty, and tight-knit Jewish communities, The Matzah Ball gently--and rightfully--insists we don't need to be perfect or 'normal' to deserve and find love. The story was a true pleasure to read."--Olivia Dade, author of Spoiler Alert

"Heartwarming, romantic, and funny. The Matzah Ball is simply a joy to read."--Sarah Morgenthaler, author of The Tourist Attraction

"A sparkling holiday romance told with both honesty and heart."--Kirkus

"Heartwarming and hilarious, The Matzah Ball is a fantastic, festive, fresh take on a holiday happily ever after."--Karen Schaler, Emmy Award-winning writer

"A funny, fresh holiday read to tickle your funny bone and warm your heart."--Sheila Roberts, New York Times bestselling author

"A laugh-out-loud treat. Written in bright, witty prose and with a heroine to root for, it's a light holiday concoction that delivers a deeper message about love and acceptance at the same time. The perfect addition to your holiday reading!"--Anita Hughes, author of Christmas in Vermont

"Grab a jelly doughnut and get ready for a holiday rom com unlike any other! The Matzah Ball by Jean Meltzer brings the fun while also delivering an important message about being true to yourself. A refreshing and delightful read."--Brenda Janowitz, author of The Grace Kelly Dress

"What do you get when you cross the holiday of Hanukkah with a summer camp feud on steroids and a slow-burn romance? You'll have to read this heartwarming novel to find out!"--Yaffa S. Santos, author of A Taste of Sage

"A charming holiday romance... This heartfelt rom-com should be unwrapped by people of all faiths this holiday season."--Publishers Weekly

"Meltzer's enemies-to-lovers debut romance hits all the high points... A fun read and a good addition to holiday romance collections."--Library Journal

"Fans of second-chance and holiday romances will find much to enjoy in this welcome variation on the holiday theme."--Booklist