Sometimes, eating cake isn't enough. You want to live it.
So, for those non-eating times, reading a book in which cake plays a big part probably sounds like a fun activity. Well, here's a new novel bound to interest cake-lovers: Take the Cake by Sandra Wright. Here's a synopsis:
Sometimes you just have to take life one cupcake at a
time. Kate Shannon is happy with the way things are. She doesn’t
have a Mr . Right or even a Mr . Right Now, but what she does have is
a thriving bakery in Greenwich Village called Take The Cake, and
that’s just the way she likes it. Better still is the cupcake to match
the daily quote competition with her barista as they try to outsmart
each other every morning with their creativity. Producing cupcakes
with names such as Woodstock Afterburn and Vegan Rehab is
enough to keep her on her toes, who has time for dating?
Across town, Michael Forrester has gone from enjoying the thrill of success
to wallowing in the depths of despair. With a collection of critically
acclaimed novels in his wake, Michael now spends his days battling
With nowhere to go and nothing to write, Michael’s in the
right headspace to find exactly what he didn’t know he was looking
Are you drawn in? Well, happily, you can win a copy of this sweet novel. One lucky winner will win a copy, by leaving a comment below with the answer to the following: what is your favorite book or movie which prominently features food?
The giveaway will close on Monday, January 24 at noon PST; a winner will be announced shortly thereafter. In the meantime, check out the author's site here.
UPDATE: THE WINNER! Yup, we have a winner! It is Sarah from TX, who says that Julie/Julia is her pick! Congrats!