In the post "Hidden Treasures @ the library," Titles & Tea Book Discussion Group members recommended Sarah Addison Allen's book Garden Spells as a "treasure" to read. She now has a second book out, The Sugar Queen!
Josey is sure of three things: winter in her North Carolina hometown is her favorite season, she's a sorry excuse for a Southern belle, and sweets are best eaten in the privacy of her hidden closet... until she finds her closet harboring none other than local waitress Della Lee Baker, a tough-talking, tenderhearted woman who is one part nemesis -- and two parts fairy godmother. With Della's tough love, Josey is soon forgoing pecan rolls and caramels, tapping into her startlingly keen feminine instincts and finding her narrow existence quickly expanding.
Request your copy from the library! (See the BLOG's Polaris Tip on how to request this title or more from the comfort of your home.)