When Issy Randall is laid off from her boring city job, she decides to follow her dreams and open a cupcake café. She is talented no doubt, since she was raised by her beloved grandpa, a successful baker. Using his recipes and her own creativity, she makes scrumptious cakes that people hunger for. She soon learns however, that running your own business is a difficult task. Issy is a loveable character and it is hard not to root for her as she struggles to keep her café afloat.
Meet Me at the Cupcake Café by Jenny Colgan is a delightful summer read filled with yummy recipes. The strawberry meringue cupcakes and pear upside-down cake are a must try.