Reviews and Blog Posts: Alex Award

The particular sadness of lemon cake : a novel

by Aimee Bender

DPL Rating:
4

The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake centers on Rose Edelstein, a 9-year-old girl who discovers as the book opens that she can taste the emotions of the people preparing her food.  A lonely mother, sad lunch ladies, harried bakers at cookie shops -- it's all there.  The book delves into...

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