Things I Like Thursday – The Matzah Ball by Jean Meltzer

So, I’m either late or really early for holiday reads but who cares.  I loved this rom-com about a Jewish writer of Christmas rom-coms whose life turns into a rom-com when she’s pressured into writing a Hanukkah rom-com. 

Rachel Rubenstein-Goldblatt is hiding her Christmas stories from her parents and her chronic fatigue syndrome from the world.  Jacob Greenberg runs a multi-million-dollar event business in Paris that masks his fear of abandonment.  They broke each other’s 12-year-old hearts at a Jewish summer camp 18 years before and have been archenemies ever since.

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