It is no wonder that the flirty and frothy food-themed novel, MEET ME AT THE CUPCAKE CAFÉ by Jenny Colgan is an international success. With relatable characters and scrumptious recipes at the start of each chapter, MEET ME AT THE CUPCAKE CAFÉ is pure delight to women’s fiction readers everywhere. This summer, Colgan brought her hilarious and heartfelt stories—with a dash of deliciousness—to the United States!
To celebrate, Sourcebooks is giving away copies of this book ALL MONTH LONG! I’m delighted to be one of the bloggers able to offer you a copy of this charming book.
Each day this month, look for opportunities to win a print copy of MEET ME AT THE CUPCAKE CAFÉ with bloggers all over the book blogging community. Additionally, there will be a few guest blogs and interviews with Jenny sprinkled throughout—a great way to get to know a new author!
Here’s a brief synopsis of MEET ME AT THE CUPCAKE CAFÉ:
Baking is in Issy Randall’s blood. Growing up above her grandfather’s bakery taught Issy that a delicious pastry could make any day better. So when she’s laid off from her desk job—by the man she thought was her boyfriend, no less—Issy knows now is the time to start her own little café.
Armed with her grandfather’s tried and true recipes, as well as her own new dishes, Issy’s new dream job should be a piece-of-cake, right? But managing a café, delivering products on time and trying to have a new love life aren’t exactly going as Issy planned. And when her ex comes back into the picture, perhaps with his own motives, Issy’s search for the perfect pastry and a groundbreaking idea to save her café are much more than she bargained for…
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Jenny Colgan was a fussy eater as a child and didn’t even begin to learn to cook until she was 21, when her then boyfriend tried to teach her a few basics purely out of exasperation. While she is now able to make a variety of good, wholesome food for her family, she still can’t make scones.
A former columnist for The Guardian, Jenny contributes regularly to national BBC radio and is the bestselling author of more than eleven novels, including The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris (coming out in the US in early 2014). She is married with three children and lives in London and France.
For more information on Jenny and her writing, please visit http://www.jennycolgan.com/ and follow her on Twitter, @JennyColgan.
Follow along all month long for a chance to win a copy of this highly-anticipated and deliciously delightful new novel!
7/1 Book Girl of Mur-y-Castell
7/2 Celtic Lady’s Reviews
7/3 Chick Lit Central Interview
7/4 A Bookworm's World
7/5 Delighted Reader
7/8 Beth Fish Reads
7/9 Booking Mama
7/9 The Bookish Dame Interview
7/10 The Book Binge
7/11 Simply Ali
7/12 Debbie's Book Bag
7/15 The Bookish Babe
7/16 The Reading Café
7/17 Book Hounds
7/17 Cocktails and Books Interview
7/18 Peeking Between the Pages
7/18 Fresh Fiction Guest blog
7/19 Jenny Loves to Read
7/19 Satisfaction for Insatiable Readers
7/22 Anna's Book Blog
7/23 Ramblings from This Chick
7/24 Books and Quilts
7/24 A Bookish Affair
7/25 Broken TeePee
7/29 Books and Needlepoint
7/30 The Reading Reviewer
7/31 Reading Between the Wines
As an added bonus, there will also be a number of stops during the first part of August…
8/1 Book of Secrets
8/2 Luxury Reading
8/5 Radiant Light
8/6 Ruby’s Reads
8/7 Caffeinated Book Review
8/8 The Romance Dish
8/9 My Book Addiction and More
To enter this giveaway, send me an e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) with the subject line, “Win Cupcake Café.” Your message should include your name and mailing address. The contest is open to residents of the U.S. and Canada only. And, just so you know, I don’t share this information with anyone other than the publisher nor use it for any other purpose. The deadline to enter this giveaway for a chance to win a copy of MEET ME AT THE CUPCAKE CAFÉ is 8 p.m. (EDT) on Saturday, Aug. 3.
Thanks so much for stopping by today. Be sure to visit some or all of the other blogs for a chance to win this fun read. Have you ever dreamed of opening your own bakery or restaurant?