While I think I'll always be obsessed with YA, along the way a few chick-lit novels have caught my attention, this one especially for it's super-cute cover! It seems to revolve around a bridal shower party where each participant steals a charm from the cake hoping for better luck in love only the cake starts playing tricks on them...
After listening to her closest friends' latest travails in love, parenting and careers, superstitious bride-to-be Nicole (Nic) believes she has the perfect recipe for everyone's happiness: a bridal shower 'cake pull' in which each beribboned silver charm planted in her cake will bring its recipient the magical assistance she needs to change her destiny.
Melissa still ringless after dating the same man for six years, deserves the engagement ring charm. The red hot chili pepper would be perfect for Seema, who is in love with her best male friend Scott, but can't seem to make their relationship more than platonic. And recently laid off journalist Nic wants the shovel, which symbolises hard work and fulfillment, to help her get her career back on track.
Nic does everything she can to control who gets which silver keepsake - as well as the future it represents. But when the charmed cake is mysteriously shifted from the place settings Nic arranged around it, no one gets the charm she chose for them. And when the other party guests' fortunes begin coming true, Mel, Seema, and Nic can't help but wonder.... Is the cake trying to tell them something?
There's Cake in My Future will be released December 2010 by St. Martins Press