100 Days Of Cake

ISBN-10: 1481448579
ISBN-13: 9781481448574
Author: Goldhagen, Shari
Interest Level: 9-12
Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: May 2017

Copyright: 2016

Page Count: 352

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Interest Level

Grades 9-12

Reading Level

Lexile: 900L

Booksource Subjects

BISAC Subjects

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Humorous / General *

YOUNG ADULT FICTION / Social Themes / New Experience *

Get well soon isn't going to cut it in this quirky and poignant debut novel about a girl, her depression, an aggressive amount of baked goods, and the struggle to simply stay afloat in an unpredictable, bittersweet life. There are only three things that can get seventeen-year-old Molly Byrne out of bed these days: her job at FishTopia, the promise of endless episodes of Golden Girls , and some delicious lo mein. You see, for the past two years, Molly's been struggling with something more than your usual teenage angst. Her shrink, Dr. Brooks, isn't helping much, and neither is her mom, who is convinced that baking the perfect cake will cure Molly of her depression-as if cake can magically make her rejoin the swim team, get along with her promiscuous sister, or care about the SATs. Um, no. Never going to happen. But Molly plays along, stomaching her mother's failed culinary experiments, because, whatever-as long as it makes someone happy, right? Besides, as far as Molly's concerned, hanging out with Alex at the rundown exotic fish store