Blood, Bones, and Butter—the title piqued my curiosity. For the audiobook, Hamilton has a pretty straight tone as a reader, which made me hesitant at first, but it’s true to her personality and works surprisingly well for me as a listener. I generally enjoy biographical pieces, and this was no exception. Hamilton begins by recounting various trials that influenced her skills and approach as a chef, then her focus shifts more to her wavering, nontraditional relationship with her “Italian Italian” husband and in-laws.
Readers who appreciate deep emotional reflection may find this to be