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Publisher's Note:  

Sophisticated New York playwright Lori Scott feels like a failure when her producer boyfriend calls it quits on both their relationship and her first play. On a dare, she throws a dart at a map and ends up moving to Brigham City, Utah, where she plans to set aside writing, religion, and men to focus on her new career substituting as The Garden Guru for the local paper. But fate has something else in mind. When she accidentally lights her house on fire, Lori has no idea of the sparks that lie ahead. Will she be able to resist the charm and persistence of local firefighting hero John Wayne Walker? Will old hurts and fears cause her to turn her back on the best thing that's ever happened to her? Author Heather Horrocks brings a fresh, fun voice to this delightful contemporary romance about following your heart, finding true love, and wrestling with a basket full of zucchini!



How to Stuff a Wild Zucchini

by Heather Horrocks

Review Date:
06/06/2012

Recommended Age:
14+

Overall Rating:
****1/2

Profanity / Language Rating:

Violence / Gore Rating:

Sex / Nudity Rating:
***

Overall Review:  

Heather Horrock's book, How to Stuff a Wild Zucchini, is a light-hearted LDS romance novel sure to bring a smile to your face. If you appreciate a good romance, I would recommend you pick this one up.  There are sizzling sparks from the beginning when Lori lights her landlord's brand new grill on fire and has to call the local fire department, where John Wayne Walker just so happens to be on duty. Lori's red-hot anger at her father prevents her from trusting John completely, but her newfound faith might dull the flame enough that she can love. This is a story of finding hope, faith, and love in the middle of a zucchini patch with someone you care about.  It just goes to show love can be found in unlikely places. 


Content Analysis:  

Profanity/Language: None

 

Violence/Gore: None

 

Sex/Nudity:  Reference to a male and female sleeping with each other; reported sexual activity; hand holding; twelve kisses; a man guides a woman by touching her back; a woman possessively hangs onto the arm of a male; infertility discussions; man sexually cheats on his girlfriend with another woman.  



Mature Subject Matter:  

Separation; religious conflict. 



Alcohol / Drug Use:  

***



Reviewed By Megan
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