When Cyd Charisse moves from San Francisco to start a new life in New York City, she leaves behind her family -- and her true love, Shrimp. She wants to find a cool job, the city's best caffeination and most perfect cupcake, and a hot new love. But the reality of CC's new life hits some unexpected obstacles, including a broken leg that renders her immobile; the joy and aggravation of sharing an apartment with a roommate who's also an older brother; and a tasty selection of guys -- none of whom measure up to Shrimp.
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Readers may find it hard to believe that the book's unusual characters bond so strongly ..... and they may well predict the outcomebut they will have fun watching CC's free spirit take on the Big Apple." - PW.
Candid talk about love and sex and some sexual situations make this a book for older teens, but audience aside, Cohn remains at the top of her wordy, pop-culture game in what has turned out to be a stylishly hip series." - Booklist.
"Fun fluff, about as satisfying as most cupcakes." - Kirkus.
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This is Cohn's third novel about Cyd Charisse following Gingerbread (2002) and Shrimp (2005).
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