Cover the Butter

  • by Carrie Kabak
  • Narrated by Kate Reading
  • 10 hrs and 20 mins
  • Unabridged Audiobook

Publisher's Summary

Get ready to cheer for Kate Cadogan, a forty-something woman who has spent her life trying to please her husband, her son, her mother, and her father without a moment's thought to her own needs. Until one day when a series of events causes her to slip back in time.... For the first time Kate sees her life clearly: her dreams of becoming a caterer; the delicate yet combustible relationship she shares with her mother; and the unflagging support of her two best friends. Kate finds the courage to make a break and energized by her newfound freedom, she creates a life all her own. Buoyant and deeply moving, Cover the Butter proves that starting over has nothing to do with age and everything to do with spirit.

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What the Critics Say

"The dialogue is...exact; scenes play out fluidly and are nicely detailed, particularly in Kate's sophisticated foodyism. Kabak...does tell Kate's story with warmth and humor." (Publishers Weekly)
"This is a charming, compassionate look at how one woman discovers that self-fulfillment shouldn't be postponed forever." (Booklist)

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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful

Fabulous!

I struggled with this book: I wanted to know what was happening to Kate, but I didn't want the book to end! I loved the main character, Kate, and cheered for her as she grew and changed and WON!

I wish, wish, wish, that Carrie Kabak would write another novel - I loved her writing style, the storyline, and the emotions that all the characters brought me. Please Ms. Kabak, bring us more!

Kate Reading is an excellent narrator - I'm looking forward to finding more offerings from her.
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- B. Latter

Well Read/ Entertaining

So good to be able to share different opinions on books. I found Kate Readings narration to be wonderful! Not anything near annoying.
The story hit a cord with me, perhaps because I am the same age as the main character and can empathize. I enjoyed listening to the book and cheered Kate Cadogan to the finish!
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- TRACY "Hard core Audble listener, been listening to recorded books since they were on casset tape..."

Book Details

  • Release Date: 07-15-2005
  • Publisher: Books on Tape