Meet Me at the Cupcake Cafe: A hilarious, fast-paced tale about starting over (A Novel with Recipes)

By Jenny Colgan

"A hilarious, fast paced fable approximately beginning over, ideal for fanatics of Sophie Kinsella. completely adorable."―Booklist

Issy Randall can bake. No, Issy can create stunning, mouthwateringly divine cakes. So whilst she loses her table activity, she begins her personal café and unearths existence might be more durable, and sweeter, than she ever dreamed.

After a formative years spent in her loved Grampa Joe's bakery, Issy has surely inherited his expertise. She's far better at baking than she is at submitting so while she's laid off from her table activity, Issy comes to a decision to open her personal little café. yet she quickly learns that her piece-of-cake plan will take all of her braveness and confectionary expertise to keep away from disaster.

Funny and sharp, Meet Me on the Cupcake Café is ready how lifestyles will possibly not continuously flavor such as you anticipate, yet there is consistently room for dessert!

A clever, quirky modern cupcake booklet of recipes and friendship, lovers of Sophie Kinsella, X and X can be heading for his or her mixers to create a narrative as candy and intricate as Issy's.

Other books by way of Jenny Colgan:

Meet Me on the Cupcake Café – "A hilarious, fast moving delusion approximately beginning over, ideal for fanatics of Sophie Kinsella. completely adorable."―Booklist
The most lovable Chocolate store in Paris – A heartwarming and bittersweet tale of affection misplaced and found
Sweetshop of desires – a captivating tale of nostalgic chocolates and discovering your self in unforeseen areas

What readers are announcing approximately Meet Me on the Cupcake Café:

"quirky and adorable!"

"a actual to blame pleasure―with a bit romance thrown in at the side!"

"Part Romantic Comedy, half Chick-lit... an enthralling story"

"This ebook is a superb cupcake: light, choked with flavour and with simply the correct amount of sweetness to make you smile."

"smart and funny"

"this is a sure needs to read, a true web page turner."

What reviewers are asserting approximately Meet Me on the Cupcake Café:

"[A] heartwarming tale a l. a. Bridget Jones' Diary... Colgan folds in a colourful solid of characters and whips up a simple, candy read."―USA Today

"A humorous novel approximately friendship, nutrition and love... "―Kirkus

"A pleasant story... hot, humorous and well-written."―Fresh Fiction

"Absolutely adorable... charming... an endearing, pleasant read"―Silver's Reviews

What everyone seems to be asserting approximately Jenny Colgan:

"[A] heartwarming tale a l. a. Bridget Jones' Diary... Colgan folds in a colourful solid of characters and whips up a simple, candy read."―USA Today

"Absolutely adorable... charming... an endearing, pleasant read"―Silver's Reviews

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Oh,” she stated, going crimson. He had considered her! He used to be wondering her! okay, perhaps in basic terms from the viewpoint of his company funding, yet nonetheless… “Oh, that’s nice,” she stated. Pearl was once her. “Private joke,” acknowledged Issy. “Oh is it? ” stated Pearl. “Well, at the plus facet, i assume you’re protecting him candy. ” Issy glanced at Pearl. “What approximately you? ” she stated. “How’s your love existence? ” Pearl grimaced. “Is it that visible? ” “You wiped clean a similar rest room 4 times,” stated Issy. “I don’t wish you to imagine I’m no longer thankful, but…” “No, no, I know,” stated Pearl. “Ach. good, Louis’s dad…he came to visit. ” “Oh,” acknowledged Issy. “And is that reliable, undesirable, fantastic, negative, or the entire above? ” “Or (e) I don’t know,” stated Pearl. “I imagine (e) I don’t understand. ” “Oh,” acknowledged Issy. “Is Louis happy? ” “Ecstatic,” stated Pearl grumpily. “Can we modify the topic? ” “Yes! ” stated Issy. “Um. okay. correct. okay. good, the following we're having wine, so i'd to boot opt for it. I hate to invite a fragile query, but…are you reducing weight? ” Pearl rolled her eyes. “Maybe,” she acknowledged. “Not on purpose,” she extra defiantly. “You comprehend I don’t brain you consuming stock,” stated Issy, nervous she’d indignant. “You know,” stated Pearl, “don’t inform the purchasers, and also you are a baking genius, but…” Issy checked out her. there has been a glint of mischief in Pearl’s eyes. “I look to…I appear to have long gone off candy issues altogether. I’m sorry, Issy! I’m sorry! It’s now not you! Don’t sack me! ” Issy opened her mouth and commenced to snort. “Oh God, Pearl, please, please don’t. ” “What? ” acknowledged Pearl. “I haven’t eaten a cake in six weeks. ” They either made horrified faces, then burst into matches of laughter. “What are we love? ” acknowledged Pearl, helpless. “Next time, do we open a chip store? ” “Absolutely,” stated Issy. “Chips and crisps. ” “I am dreaming approximately this place,” stated Pearl. “Every moment of each day. I’m now not announcing it’s now not nice, Issy, truthfully. however the hours…the hours are filling me up. ” “Me too,” acknowledged Issy. “Me too. For me to confess I don’t like consuming cake anymore…it’s a whole denial of me. As an individual. ” “This is bad,” acknowledged Pearl. “Could be undesirable for qc. ” “Hmmm,” acknowledged Issy. “Maybe we want a brand new member of employees. ” Pearl made a quiet fist of triumph beneath the sack. “Hmmm,” she stated noncommittally, as though she didn’t care by some means. - - - Of all issues, Issy hadn’t anticipated discovering another individual to aid out in the slightest degree tricky. occasions have been not easy and other people have been determined for jobs, weren’t they? once she’d placed an indication up within the window, she figured she’d get the whole lot equipped in ten seconds flat—in truth somewhat of her questioned no matter if she may well have the ability to poach a best pâtissier down on their success a section from one of many monstrous inns, who didn’t are looking to paintings nights and, er, didn’t brain minimal salary plus suggestions. as a substitute, the circulate of people that answered to the card—and later, the advert they took out within the Stoke Newington Gazette extolling the good fortune of the café and thanking the supportive community—were all mistaken.

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