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The Heartbreak Bakery

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The Heartbreak Bakery
Written by A. R. Capetta
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9781536216530
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The Heartbreak Bakery

author: A. R. Capetta

“What’s done is done.”
Unless, of course, it was done by my brownies. Then it’s getting undone.

Syd (no pronouns, please) has always dealt with big, hard-to-talk-about things by baking. Being dumped is no different, except now Syd is baking at the Proud Muffin, a queer bakery and community space in Austin. And everyone who eats Syd’s breakup brownies . . . breaks up. Even Vin and Alec, who own the Proud Muffin. And their breakup might take the bakery down with it. Being dumped is one thing; causing ripples of queer heartbreak through the community is another. But the cute bike delivery person, Harley (he or they, check the pronoun pin, it’s probably on the messenger bag), believes Syd about the magic baking. And Harley believes Syd’s magical baking can fix things, too—one recipe at a time.

Teenage baker Syd sends ripples of heartbreak through Austin’s queer community when a batch of post-being-dumped brownies turns out to be magical—and makes everyone who eats them break up.
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$18.99 / $24.99
isbn-10/isbn-13:
1536216534 /  9781536216530
on sale date:
10/2021
type/format:
Young Adult Novel / Hardback
age range:
14 yrs and up
# of pages/size:
352 / 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
grade range:
Grade 9 and up
 
subjects:
Cooking & Food; Fantasy; Romance;
author’s comments:
A. R. Capetta (all pronouns), the author of Echo After Echo and The Lost Coast, has lived in Austin and worked as a professional baker and holds a master of fine arts in writing for children and young adults from Vermont College of Fine Arts. A. R. Capetta is married to author Cory McCarthy, and they live in Vermont with their young baker.
 
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