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Christmas at the Cupcake Cafe by Jenny Colgan

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Jenny Colgan recently won the Romantic Novel of the Year award for Welcome Rosie Hopkins’ Sweetshop of Dreams which gives you a clue as to how good this lovely author is. Delicious, heartfelt, light and easy to read, her books are pure curl up and purr stuff. This is the stand-alone sequel to Meet me at the Cupcake Café where we follow Issy, Austin, Pearl and Caroline’s lives a bit more than just the shop. However recipes are there too and a mystery that runs throughout. This is a warm, cosy, wrap-around read, a pure delight.

If you like Jenny Colgan you might also like to read books by Sophie Kinsella, Carmen Reid and Jane Long.


Christmas at the Cupcake Cafe by Jenny Colgan

Contains mouth-watering recipes! Issy Randall, proud owner of the Cupcake Cafe, is in love and couldn't be happier. Her new business is thriving and she is surrounded by close friends, even if her cupcake colleagues Pearl and Caroline aren't quite as upbeat about the upcoming season of snow and merriment. But when her boyfriend Austin is scouted for a possible move to New York, Issy is forced to face up to the prospect of a long-distance romance. And when the Christmas rush at the cafe - with its increased demand for her delectable creations - begins to take its toll, Issy has to decide what she holds most dear.

About the Author

Jenny Colgan

Jenny Colgan is the author of numerous bestselling novels, including Christmas at the Cupcake Café and The Loveliest Chocolate Shop in Paris, which are also published by Sphere. Meet Me at the Cupcake Café won the 2012 Melissa Nathan Award for Comedy Romance and was a Sunday Times Top Ten bestseller, as was Welcome to Rosie Hopkins’ Sweetshop of Dreams, which won the RNA Romantic Novel of the Year 2013. Jenny is married with three children and lives in London and France.

Click here to read an interview with Jenny Colgan by Mary Hogarth.

Author photo © Charlie Hopkinson

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8th October 2013


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Sphere an imprint of Little, Brown Book Group


400 pages


Relationship Stories
Romantic Fiction
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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