“Life was always easier, reflected Issy, when you were carrying a large Tupperware full of cakes.”
Oh, I read this book at exactly the right time! I was looking for something lovely and snuggly and heartwarming, and this fit the bill perfectly. When Issy is laid off from her job, she decides to purchase a space to start a bakery. She quickly learns that it’s not as easy as just making yummy cakes – but with a little bit of help and a lot of work, it turns into something wonderful.
I loved the characters in this book – although they might be a bit stereotypical (the feisty best friend, the bitchy newcomer with a heart of gold, the “good guy,” the “bad guy”) they fit well into the story. This book made me laugh out loud multiple times, which is always a sign of a great read.
This was my first Jenny Colgan book, and I can’t wait to read more!