Reading/Interest Level: Young Adult
Author: Betsy St. Amant
Kat Varland is twenty-six and sick of being cooped up in her hometown of Bayou Bend, Louisiana, running her aunt’s cupcake shop. It’s not the cupcakes that she’s sick of, making them is actually her passion, but it’s the boring flavors that her aunt requires of her to make that stifle her creativity. The monotony ends as soon as Kat’s best friend, Lucas, signs her up for a cupcake competition on reality TV! They both head to Los Angeles, revealing Kat's true baking skills and her feelings for Lucas. The competition doesn’t end without drama, but Kat and Lucas learn what it takes to be selfless while still pursing their lifelong dreams.
In All’s Fair in Love and Cupcakes, Christian writer Betsy St. Amant creates two realistic characters who are both very passionate about their dreams. Kat and Lucas both believe in a loving God, but sometimes trusting in him is easier said than done. Betsy takes readers on a suspenseful journey with her descriptive writing and believable story line that shows the courage it takes to pursue your dreams. Readers will be ready for more love and cupcakes from Betsy St. Amant by the end of this romance novel.