Want to indulge your sweet tooth without risk? Reading novels about baked goods requires less willpower than borrowing any of BHPL’s beautiful books on baking and decorating the real thing.
Donna Kauffman Sugar Rush; Babycakes; Sweet Stuff
Meg Donohue How to Eat a Cupcake
Jenny Colgan Meet Me at the Cupcake Café
Joanne Fluke Red Velvet Cupcake Murder (one of many delicacies)
Jennifer Ross Icing on the Cupcake
Carol Culver A Good Day to Pie and Never Say Pie
Ellery Adams Pies and Prejudice
If you are able to withstand temptation, try Laura Florand’sseries (Chocolate Touch, Chocolate Kiss, Chocolate Thief). Set in Paris, Florand blends a big helping of chocolate with just the right amount of magic.
- S. Bakos