Divorced at 29, 'Heartbake' Author Charlotte Ree Reclaimed her Identity Through Food - Hope 103.2

Divorced at 29, ‘Heartbake’ Author Charlotte Ree Reclaimed her Identity Through Food

In her “bittersweet” memoir, Charlotte combines her story of love lost, won and lost again with the recipes that helped her.

By Laura BennettThursday 28 Sep 2023UNDISTRACTEDLifeReading Time: 1 minute

Heartbreak is a fickle thing. It affects all of us differently, sometimes bringing about feelings of grief alongside ones of relief and causing us to think about how we’ll move into the new season ahead.

Author and home cook Charlotte Ree was 29 when her marriage and relationship of 10 years ended.

What she didn’t know when she took the bold step to get out of what had become a toxic and controlling partnership, was the world was about to be turned upside down by COVID.

In her “bittersweet” memoir Heartbake, Charlotte combines her story of love lost, won and lost again with the recipes that helped her rediscover herself, her community and the life she really wanted.


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