The Sweetest Thing

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“I make cakes. It’s what I do. It’s what I love.”

When it comes to cake, Sheridan Wells is a true artist. She’s happiest working in the back of her family’s bakery, dreaming of the day her mom will come home. But when her dad makes an announcement that threatens to change their lives, Sheridan launches a desperate plan to find her mother before it’s too late. Add to that a school art project that she can’t seem to start, a moody best friend and the fact that she may or may not have been asked out by the cutest boy in school — it’s a recipe for disaster. Why can’t fixing your life be as easy as decorating a cake?

“This sensitive story explores the need to embrace the reality rather than the fantasy of love, both familial and romantic.”—Kirkus Reviews

“This sweet romance will appeal to girls who like their stories to be real (with a dash of drama).”—YALSA