Sugar Rule 1: Christmas is the perfect time for cheesecake
Sugar Rule 2: Men are as useful as burnt cookies.
After losing her reporting job to layoffs at the local paper, Caeleah Turner’s pity party at the airport is interrupted by a woman claiming to know the location of the world’s best cheesecake. Intrigued, Caeleah trades plane tickets with the woman and finds herself in Chestnut, Colorado, a tiny town hiding a woman known as the Cheesecake Queen. The Cheesecake Queen not only bakes the best cheesecakes in the country, but her cheesecake is known to cure everything from infertility to baldness—one woman even loses 100 pounds on it! There is a thick batter of secrets behind The Cheesecake Queen and her two sisters, who operate all the bakeries in town.
But as the mayor’s efforts to shut down the Sugar sisters before Christmas gear up, Caeleah finds herself wanting to sample his own treats.
There’s a bigger secret than love to Cinnamon’s cheesecakes. And Caeleah is determined to find out what it is.
The Cheesecake Queen is about Caeleah, a food writer wanting a break in her life and to find a job, though it isn't coming easy for her. Though when a change meeting with a strange woman changes everything for her, in more ways than one, after talking to the woman about her life it takes a sudden turn once the woman gives her a plane ticket to Colorado.
Caeleah has to write and meet the Cheesecake Queen, though nothing could have prepared Caeleah for the adventure she was about to embark upon, yet it is the journey that makes everything worthwhile in the end. Though the town is not what she expected at all.
The towns best businesses are run by the sugar sisters who bake lovely cakes that everyone seems to enjoy, though when someone threatens the business, Caeleah is the first to what to know why and figure out the secrets that lie within this strange town. Then again, Caeleah never dreamed of coming to this town and never in a million years did she think she would find love in this small yet cake loving town.
It really is a story that will leave you wanting to taste the amazing cakes that fills its pages. Perfect for anyone who loves cakes, cheesecake or a bit of Christmas magic.
This story is full of magic, festive themes that will get you in the mood for Christmas, cakes of all varieties and characters who are very unique and crazy that you cant help but fall in love with them and the story. Perfect for the holiday season.
If I had to sum this book up in three words, they would have to be Delicious, Festive and Warming.
The rating I would give this book is:-
Source - YA Bound Book Tours
Release Date - 21st November 2013
Publisher - Inkspell Publishing
Miranda Koerner is a writer living in San Antonio, Texas, with her husband and two Chihuahuas. A former children’s magazine editor and reporter for Prime Time Newspapers and the Express-News, Miranda has written for The Current, Taste, Chicken Soup for the Soul and many other publications. Her YA novel The Butterfly Dress was published by Girl E books and is available through Amazon.com and Smashwords. She is anticipating her next novel, Blue Mermaid, with Turquoise Morning Press in April 2013.