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Eat Cake
by Jeanne Ray

Published: 2004-05-04
Paperback : 272 pages
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6 clubs reading this now
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Recommended to book clubs by 2 of 2 members
From the New York Times bestselling author of Step-Ball-Change and Julie and Romeo-now in trade paperback for the first time...

Ruth has always found baking cakes to be a source of relief from the stresses of life. And now-as her husband loses his job, her life-of-the-party father arrives ...

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From the New York Times bestselling author of Step-Ball-Change and Julie and Romeo-now in trade paperback for the first time...

Ruth has always found baking cakes to be a source of relief from the stresses of life. And now-as her husband loses his job, her life-of-the-party father arrives for an extended stay (much to the dismay of her mother, who also moved in recently), and her teenage daughter perfects the art of sulking-Ruth is going to have to save the day. And let the crumbs fall where they may...

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Difficulties faced by the "sandwich" generation: raising kids and helping older parents.
Finding healthy coping mechanisms for life's stressors.
Following your dreams.
by crystalbooks (see profile) 03/24/11

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Plan to serve cake
by crystalbooks (see profile) 03/24/11
I doubt any book club could properly discuss this book without eating some cake.

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  "love this book!"by megarde (see profile) 09/20/13

this is one of those books that just makes you smile. There were a few of us in book club that found it a bit unrealistic and tied up all neat and too tidy at the end but most agreed it was just a fun,... (read more)

 
  "Made me want to eat cake"by crystalbooks (see profile) 03/24/11

Loved the idea of being inside a bundt cake as a "happy place" for the main character.

 
  "Predictable but Cute"by LA_Librarian (see profile) 09/20/07

Very cute book but very predicable. Didn't lend itself to good discussion questions.

 
  "Easy, Light-Hearted"by pamaucoin (see profile) 09/18/07

Everyone has troubles that come their way. This book shows how you can overcome troubles when you stay in your happy place. It also inspired me to bake some cakes.

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