Friday, October 12, 2012

BLOG TOUR: Recipe for Trouble: The Cupcake Club by Sheryl Berk & Carrie Berk

 About the Book

Recipe for Trouble: The Cupcake Club
Authors: Sheryl Berk, Carrie Berk
Publication: October 1, 2012
By: Sourcebooks Jabberwocky

The Peace Love and Cupcakes Club is back....and baking up a storm Love is in the air, along with the mouthwatering smell of PLC's famous cupcakes.
Shy Lexi has developed a crush on Jeremy and the club helps her bake him a heart-shaped cupcake, but not everything goes quite as planned. Kylie has her sights set on helping two of her teachers find love- she just has to make them stop hating each other first. Meanwhile, tomboy Sadie is undergoing a major makeover. Filled with elementary school mayhem, fabulous recipes, and real-life issues, Sweet Crushes is a scrumptious read.
*Thank you to Sourcebooks Jabberwocky for providing a copy for review and giveaway.

Cupcake, O Cupcake, where for art thou cupcake?

This is a cute story about friendship, crushes and cupcakes.  The second installment in "The Cupcake Club"  finds the girls at the beginning of 5th grade after having spent the summer apart. They've each gone through some changes over the past few months and even Lexie, whose normally shy, seems to have gained a little confidence. That confidence will be put to the test when she's cast as Juliette in the 5th grade production of Shakespeare's famous play opposite her crush, Jeremy.  Cupcakes she can handle but, cute boys?  Well, that will require a little help from her friends.

In an effort to woo, Jeremy, the girls decide a cupcake from a "secret admirer' will do the trick. Their plan backfires when Jeremy takes one look at the cupcake and tosses it in the trash. *gasp!* Lexi is heartbroken and doesn't understand why he would do that, I mean, who doesn't like dessert?!  After a little more investigation, the girls discover that Jeremy has health issues that prevent him from having his cake and eating it too so it's back to the drawing board, or mixing bowl rather.  But will their efforts be in vain again or will Jeremy be as excited about Lexi and her cupcake as Romeo was about Juliette? You'll just have to read and find out. While you're at it, be sure to try any of the delicious recipes listed in the back.  A sneak peak of the next book in this series, "Winner Bakes All" is also included!

About the Authors
Sheryl is the founding editor in chief of Life & Style Weekly as well as a contributor to InStyle, Martha Stewart, and other publications.   Her nine-year-old daughter, Carrie, cooked up the idea for THE CUPCAKE CLUB series in second grade. Carrie maintains her own cupcake blog, featuring reviews, photos and recipes of her culinary adventures, called Carrie’s Cupcake Critiques

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