How to Eat a Cupcake: A Novel
Free-spirited Annie Quintana and sophisticated Julia St. Clair come from two different worlds. Yet, as the daughter of the St. Clairs' housekeeper, Annie grew up in Julia's San Francisco mansion and they forged a bond that only two little girls oblivious to class differences could—until a... show more
Free-spirited Annie Quintana and sophisticated Julia St. Clair come from two different worlds. Yet, as the daughter of the St. Clairs' housekeeper, Annie grew up in Julia's San Francisco mansion and they forged a bond that only two little girls oblivious to class differences could—until a life-altering betrayal destroyed their friendship. A decade later, Annie bakes to fill the void left in her heart by her mother's death, and a painful secret jeopardizes Julia's engagement to the man she loves. A chance reunion prompts the unlikely duo to open a cupcakery, but when a mysterious saboteur opens up old wounds, they must finally face the truth about their past or risk losing everything.
Publish date: 2012-03-13
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, Food And Drink
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
I just had to pick this book up at a thrift store because of the cute cover and title and didn't realize I'd enjoy it as much as I did. I loved how it was told in two different perspectives and how different those two people were. Overall it was a nice little story.
Annie and Julia - they grew up in the same house like sisters, but Julia was the child of privilege and Annie the daughter of the cook. 10 years later, Julia returns on the eve of her wedding to put her life together, and finds Annie is the most amazing baker. Together they are set to open a cupca...
It's no secret that I adore books that are centered around bakeries or cupcakes so I knew that this book would go on my to be reviewed pile and when I requested it, I was excited because it sounded like a good story. I'm glad to see that I wasn't mistaken with that assumption.I really getting to kno...
Is it possible for two grown women, from differing socioeconomic and cultural backgrounds, to put teenage hurts aside and become friends once again? This appears to be the underlying question in How To Eat A Cupcake by Meg Donohue. Although Annie Quintana and Julia St. Clair were close friends as ch...
My Thoughts: This book is about friendship and solution of conflicts most off all. Annie was the daughter of the housekeeper and while growing up she had a good relationship with the family including Julia, the owners daughter, but that changed when both went to high school and gossip got in a way ...