As a contestant on the baking competition show "Operation Cake," whimsical baker Sylvie Fairchild clashed in a battle of personality with uptight judge Dominic De Vere. Had her glittery unicorn cake not exploded in Dominic’s face, she probably would have made it to the finale, but he promptly voted her off the show. Four years later, Dominic and Sylvie are running competing bakeries on opposite sides of the same street, vying for the same opportunity to make the cake for the upcoming royal wedding, and judging the new season of Operation Cake together. Flour, glitter, and sparks fly.
The Bridgerton family is well-known in Regency London society; eight siblings, named in alphabetical order, each handsome and beautiful and full of personality. Each book in the series follows a sibling as they (willingly or unwillingly) find their true love. If you’re a fan of soapy romance, period dramas, or Jane Austen, you’ll surely find a story to love in this series.
On a snowy December night in London, Laurie James looks out the window of her bus and sees him-- the man she's convinced, in that split second, is the one. Their eyes meet, he makes a move in her direction... and then the bus drives away. Laurie becomes obsessed, spending months scanning every face at every bus stop and every cafe in the hopes that it's him. But it never is.
That is, until her best friend and roommate, Sarah, introduces him to Laurie at a Christmas party a year later as Jack, the man of Sarah's dreams.
Spend Election Day with Marva and Duke in this young adult novel about the importance of casting your first vote. Marva has been looking forward to voting in her first General Election, since, well, forever. She is passionate about social justice and has worked hard canvassing and helping to get people to the polls. So when she sees Duke get turned away at her polling place, she considers it her civic duty to make sure his vote is counted. No matter what obstacles get thrown in their way.
Alice is generally pretty happy. She has two best friends who are about to get married, a summer job at her local library, an undeclared college major, and a supportive if overbearing and judgmental family. But things get shaken up when she gets a new coworker, Takumi, who she is instantly attracted to. He's off-the-charts cute, smart, sweet, and funny, and he seems to like her back. There's just one problem-- Alice is asexual, and her previous attempts at relationships have all gone... badly.