"Confessions of a Bed and Breakfast Diva" tells the real story behind running a B&B

May 28, 2010 (PRLEAP.COM) Entertainment News
New York, New York - May 28, 2010 - "Confessions of a Bed and Breakfast Diva-hospitality Lessons from the other side of the desk" offers a rare account of what owning and running a Bed & Breakfast is really all about for the owner and operator. The memoir also serves as a start-up guide, cookbook, and look into big city vs. small-town and North vs. South contrasts.

Frania Shelley-Grielen, the book's author, wrote "Confessions of a Bed and Breakfast Diva" as creative outlet while running Grielen's Green Gables Bed and Breakfast in Clearwater, Florida from 2004 to 2008. A newcomer to the hospitality industry, Shelley-Grielen wanted to share the reality behind the dream of B&B life. The experience of the owners is contrasted, sometimes sharply, with their guests experience by including guest book excerpts. The author also includes the recipes for the bed and breakfast experience.

Available as a paperback or an ebook at lulu.com. The paperback is also available on Amazon and Barnes and Noble.com and as an ibook on the ipad.