What people are saying about The Paris Effect:

“… a can’t-put-down-book… never stops being an absorbing adventure–not until the gratifying final moments… A lovely ode to Paris, friendship, spontaneity and forks–both on the plate and in the road.” – Kirkus Reviews

“The story is about food and obsession. . .a feisty, believable protagonist’s journeys, and the underlying purpose and realities of dieting and weight loss that all combine to make for a fun, vigorous read.” – Midwest Book Review

“Discover a Paris that few casual tourists see–a multinational, multilingual Paris of street hustlers, puddles of pee, diesel fumes…” – Paris Voice

“This adventure is replete with delectable food, poignancy, humor, dark secrets and portents of illumination–which is as it should be for a story set in the City of Light.” – Bellingham Herald

“I couldn’t believe how wonderful and adventurous this title would be until I read it. This is an addictive read that will keep readers guessing on every single page.” – Readers’ Favorite

“Readers who value a well-crafted story and love the sights, sounds, foods and options of Paris will enjoy this tale and its surprising sequence of events.” – ASU Magazine

“What a story. It will make you smile, make you sad, plus every emotion in between!” – The Good Life France

What people are saying about Paris Ever After:

“An entertaining read for Francophiles, foodies, and romantics. Amy’s voice is wry, honest, and articulate, a pleasure to spend time with.” – Kirkus Reviews

“It should be mentioned that Paris Ever After is also a touching and engaging read fueled by the compassion of its characters and by their realistic cross-cultural encounters and connections to past and present. . .a highly recommended story for a stormy night, a stormy heart. . .” – Midwest Book Review

“Once you begin, it’s difficult to stop. Plenty of twists and turns to keep you reading into the night.” – Janice MacLeod, author of New York Times bestsellers Paris Letters and A Paris Year

“Magnifique! Fall in love with Amy as she stumbles through her new life in Paris, gradually learning what means the most in her unscripted world. Burns’ dry sense of humor and intimate knowledge of Parisian life are woven through the story as perfectly as the Hermès scarf in one of the book’s most unforgettable scenes. Heartwarming and full of colorful characters, the surprise-filled narrative is smart, wry and poignant. You won’t want to put it down. Five stars!” – Patricia Sands, author of the bestselling Love in Provence series

“A roller coaster of a ride, Burns’ Paris Ever After takes us on a fast-paced adventure, the plot plunging through the streets of Paris and right into the hearts of its beautifully flawed characters. Full of wit and humor, this novel is unputdownable!” – Samantha Vérant, author of Seven Letters from Paris and How to Make a French Family

Paris Ever After reads like your girlfriend is telling you her story over cocktails. You lean in the whole time and say, No way! Then what?” – Lisa Anselmo, author of My (Part-Time) Paris Life: How Running Away Brought Me Home