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Bliss (The Bliss Bakery #1)

3.78  ·  Rating Details ·  4,696 Ratings  ·  737 Reviews
Rosemary Bliss’s family has a secret. It’s the Bliss Cookery Booke—an ancient, leather-bound volume of enchanted recipes like Stone Sleep Snickerdoodles and Singing Gingersnaps. Rose and her siblings are supposed to keep the Cookery Booke under lock and whisk-shaped key while their parents are out of town, but then a mysterious stranger shows up. “Aunt” Lily rides a motorc ...more
Hardcover, 374 pages
Published February 14th 2012 by The Inkhouse (first published January 1st 2012)
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Angela Noviana
Yeay, aku baca buku ini pinjam dari temenku =)
Sebenarnya waktu pertama kali lihat buku ini sih naksir ama covernya dan biru-biru halamannya itu. Keren. Heheheheheh..

Keluarga Bliss menggunakan nama rempah untuk semua anaknya. Ada Thyme (Ty), Rosemary (Rose), Sage, dan Leigh. Ty yang tampan, Sage yang lucu, dan Leigh yang menggemaskan. Hanya Rose yang merasa dirinya biasa-biasa saja dan terkadang merasa diabaikan.

Dulu, Rose pernah melihat orang tuanya meracik kue dan ternyata menggunakan SIHIR. We
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Cintya Larasinta
Aku sangat membenci Rosemary memiliki ego yang terlalu tinggi.
Aku sangat membenci Ty laki2 terlalu pede setinggi langit dan tkg mengeluh.
Aku sangat membenci Sage yang sk mencari perhatian.
namun. . .
Aku sangat menyukai Leigh anak perempuan terakhir yang periang nan menggemaskan.
Aku sangat menyukai Purdy dan Albert pembuat kue sihir yang cukup keren buatku.
andai membuat buku menceritakan tentang awal-terakhir Purdy & Albert.
bukan anak2 Bliss yang tidak begitu diandalkan. setiap kubaca si Rose/
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Harun Harahap
Menyenangkan membaca cerita tentang berbagai kue. Apalagi ketika mendapatkan tulisan cokelat. Rasa lapar langsung mendera.Yah walau yang gue inginkan hanyalah kue cokelat yang biasa. Tanpa sihir seperti yang ada di buku ini. Namun, karena sihirlah cerita tentang petualangan anak pemilik toko kue ini menjadi menarik.

Sebenarnya gue lebih tertarik dengan sosok Rose di keluarga Bliss. Sosok anak yang "rata-rata" di keluarganya. "Rata-rata" membuatnya jadi tidak terlihat. Tidak seperti Kakaknya, Ty
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Tifany
3

(this is a very nice book!! I love it so much, and suddenly I realized that I could see myself in Rose character lol. I bought this book (actually) because of its cover, it's very adorable and it's about cake and cookies, I love those sweet things!! anyway, the plot is going very well and I'll bought the second one asap!! I really can't wait to read how Rose is going to take the Cookery Booke back to her family!! xD)
bakanekonomama
Di sebuah kota kecil bernama Calamity Falls, hiduplah sebuah keluarga yang mengelola sebuah toko roti yang mungil. Bliss Bakery namanya. Diambil dari nama keluarga mereka, Bliss. Toko roti dan kue ini adalah toko satu-satunya yang ada di kota itu, dan mereka mengemban tugas suci untuk mengatasi kelaparan warga kota setiap harinya... Jadi, tugasnya si Bliss Bakery ini seperti tukang bubur dan tukang nasi uduk di deket kantor saya, yang memenuhi hajat hidup orang banyak ya.. xD

Segala jenis muffin,
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Truly
Dec 23, 2012 Truly rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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Muffin Zucchini

Bahan-bahan:
1. Sari vanila tahiti 2 cangkang-ek
2. Tepung 1 kepal
3. Gula 1 kepal
4. Labu hijau besar 1 buah
5. Telur Burung Cinta Bertopeng 1 butir

Mantera:
Agapornis Personata

Cara Membuat:
1. Parut labu hijau besar sambil menyenandungkan nama dua orang kesepian yang akan disatukan dalam cinta, sebanyak 3 X.
2. Ayak tepung dan gula dengan mempergunakan pengayak logam .
3. Taburkan sari vanila tahiti terbaik di atas tepung.
4. Campurkan dengan
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Ms. Library
So so disappointing. IT HAD SUCH A GOOD COVER AND PREMISE.
So, the premise of this is that Rose Bliss works at a magical bakery with her family. She is never allowed to touch the magic, though, and this irks her, because she knows she can make something special. She wants to make snickerdoodles that cure colds or cookies that warm hearts. But instead, she is always left out, and her brothers and her family don't seem to appreciate her. So, when her parents leave to take care of a town ailing wit
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Miss Clark
Jul 31, 2012 Miss Clark rated it it was ok
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Marine
Feb 03, 2015 Marine rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Un roman jeunesse très gourmand, une famille adorable (ORIGAN LOVE FOREVER), on s'attache a la famille Bliss, et mêler la sorcellerie à la pâtisserie, QUEL PLAISIR !
Un peu de magie toute mignonne et sucrée.
Malheureusement un seul bémol, on ressent le coté jeunesse et le personnage principal Rosemary est insupportable, elle ne pense qu'à elle et à son apparence, au début on la pense pas si naïve mais elle s'avère pire que ça...

J'ai beaucoup aimé la façon simple d'écrire de Kathryn Littlewood j'
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Clover White
Oct 10, 2012 Clover White rated it it was ok
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Alexa Ayana
Kisah mengenai toko kue atau tema masak-masak sudah pasti seru. Tapi kalau di tambah dengan bahan-bahan ajaib? Wow itu pasti seru. Di buku ini kita akan di kenalkan pada keluarga Bliss yang turun temurun membuka toko kue lezat sekaligus penuh rahasia. Mereka adalah ahli sihir dapur yang menggunakan media kue-kue untuk menolong orang lain di kota mereka.

Well, buku fantasy anak ini super cute. Ceritanya sederhana dan mudah di pahami tapi juga punya pesan moral. Karakter utama buku ini Rosemary ada
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Katharina
Die Glücksbäckerei bekommt von mir 3,5 Sterne. Eine ganz süße und lustige Geschichte für zwischen durch. Die Protagonistin Rose lebt mit ihrer insgesamt 6-köpfigen Familie in einem kleinen Dorf. Die Eltern besitzen eine Bäckerei in dem die Glyck Kinder sie immer wieder unterstützen. Jedoch werden hier nicht gewöhnliche Rezepte gebacken, sondern Liebesmuffins, Wahrheitsplätzchen aus einem gut behüteten Buch . Eines Tages müssen die die Zauberbäcker verreisen und Rose soll mit ihren Geschwistern a ...more
Kimberly
May 27, 2016 Kimberly rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book! I could have finish it in one day, but school slows me down! And this is so sad that I can't continue the other books: I don't own them... Grr :')
Bookphile
Jan 26, 2012 Bookphile rated it it was ok
Whew. This one took a long time to finish. It was a really clever idea, but the execution didn't excite me very much. More complete review to come.

Full review:

When I read the premise of Bliss, I was very intrigued. It sounded like such a fun idea: would the temptations of her family's magical bakery prove too much for young Rose Bliss? My daughter and I read the book over the course of several months and, though reading it in short chunks didn't help, it never really captured me the way I might
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Rifda
Sep 02, 2013 Rifda rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed
Mana sequelnya? Aku mau getok Sage, mau tonjok Ty, dan mau kurung Leigh di kulkas! Thanks God, my siblings have never acted like Rose‘s >___<

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Rosemary Bliss -menurutku- beruntung bsia menjadi bagian dari kkeluarga yang mengelola toko roti "FOLLOW YOUR BLISS". Bagaimana tidak? Toko roti milik keluarga BLISS itu toko roti ajaib! Saking ajaibnya, Albert (ayah Rose) lebih memilih untuk mengubah nama belakangnya menjadi nama belakang Purdy (ibu Rose): BLISS.

Purdy bisa membuat 'Snic
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Red Kedi
Feb 05, 2016 Red Kedi rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: trilogie, cartaceo
Profumo di cioccolato è una storia per bambini. Una di quelle avventure leggere e senza impegno adatte per trascorrere un pò di tempo staccando i pensieri o dai compiti della scuola. Dolci e magia si fondono in un mix così ben amalgamato che sembra quasi che ogni dolce del mondo sia effettivamente pieno di magia.

Sono una persona abbastanza golosa e solitamente mi piace leggere questo genere perchè in questi racconti per ragazzini, solitamente ci sono grandi insegnamenti e adoro vedere come cert
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Simona
Jul 18, 2015 Simona rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Raccomandazioni: durante la lettura del romanzo tenere sempre a portata di mano dei dolcetti o, meglio, una fetta di torta fatta in casa.

"Profumo di cioccolato" è il primo volume di una saga per ragazzi che unisce magia e pasticceria: Rose, Ty, Sage e la piccola Leight sono quattro fratelli che appartengono ad una famiglia di maghi pasticceri e vivono in una piccola cittadina dove risolvono con discrezione i problemi dei loro concittadini cucinando loro torte e paste molto speciali grazie al Ma
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Killy
Jun 16, 2013 Killy rated it really liked it
Shelves: children
i finished reading the book, and i found that i'm really enjoy the story and waiting for the #2 BLISS to release in my country.

the book tell story about a family who use "magic" to run the bake bussiness, without people noticing it. The use of magic is somehow for a purpose, you will know it when you read the book. they got a family heritage cookbook called "Bliss Cookery booke". that book was used by late Bliss family and inherited for centuries.

Rosemary Bliss (Rose) as oldest daughter feel to
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Syaffa
Mar 20, 2013 Syaffa rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: mine
Covernya menarik perhatian saya di antara tumpukan buku yang menggunung di salah satu book fair, di booth mizan. Dengan ujung lembaran yang berwarna biru berkilauan, dan gambar cover yang manis. Maka tanpa babibu saya menculik satu copy ke kasir.

Sihir yang disajikan dalam buku ini juga berbeda dari yang lain! Tidak dengan ayunan tongkat ataupun ucapan mantra. Namun dengan memanggang kue. Karena keluarga Bliss telah menjadi ahli sihir dapur semenjak dulu.

Keluarga Bliss tinggal di kota kecil, Cala
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Dhani
Mar 11, 2014 Dhani rated it really liked it
Akhirnya selesai juga membaca bagian pertama dari The Bliss Bakery Trilogy karya Katheryn Littlewood. Sebuah buku fantasi, sebuah genre yang sebetulnya tidak kukenal baik. Tapi karena cerita fantasinya berkutat tentang usaha" bakery' dengan segudang resep ajaibnya, jadi deh suka membacanya. Buku ini bercerita tentang keluarga Bliss dengan 4 orang anak, yakni Thyme, Rosemary, Sage dan Parsley, yang punya bakery dengan resep turun temurun yang ajaib.Mereka mencampurkan berbagai ramuan aneh, sepert ...more
Anne Broyles
Mar 08, 2012 Anne Broyles rated it really liked it
When Rosemary Bliss’ parents must leave town, responsible daughter, Rose takes over the family bakery, knowing her siblings will not be much help. Young readers will identify with Rose, who feels unappreciated and ordinary in a family whose talents include baking magical pastries and cakes. Rose wants to feel pretty, important, special, and when the previously unheard-of Aunt Lily shows up on a motorcycle right after the Bliss parents leave, Rose is captivated by someone who sees her potential. ...more
Vikki VanSickle
Feb 14, 2012 Vikki VanSickle rated it liked it
Shelves: middle-grade
This book was fun. It is ultimately a story about family, with some magical hijinx and a hint of coming-of-age story thrown in, which is why it felt classically American to me. It takes place in a small town that seems to exist just outside of the real world, a safe, wholesome place with kooky locals and life lessons to be learned, untouched and nostalgic all at the same time. It’s the kind of place where kids have quirky names-Rosemary, Sage, Parsley (called Leigh) and Thyme (called Ty) and nic ...more
Angie
Jul 16, 2012 Angie rated it liked it
The Bliss Family Bakery offers wonderful baked treats with a bit of magic. Mr. and Mrs. Bliss are called away to help fight a mysterious flu in a neighboring town and they leave the Bliss children in charge of the bakery. Thyme, Rosemary, Sage and Parsley (Leigh) have varying reactions to being left alone with the bakery to run, but you know that disaster is going to loom. They have one rule...no magic. And of course that just makes the magic that much more tempting. Then comes a mysteries Aunt ...more
Sarah Hay
Jun 17, 2012 Sarah Hay rated it liked it
This one is ok. The Bliss family run a small town bakery where they occasionally offer some magical treats to help their unknowing customers. But, when mom and dad leave the kids in charge with the instructions of 'no magic,' inevitably, chaos ensues.
The book mostly follows Rose who is the second oldest Bliss child, living in the shadow of her charming, athletic, really really good looking older brother. Rose struggles with issues of self esteem because she is not allowed to bake magical recipes
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Ms. Yingling
Nov 15, 2012 Ms. Yingling rated it liked it
Rosemary's family runs a bakery that they claim ISN'T magic, although after ingesting their various pastries, people always feel better. The mayor of a neighboring town wants her parents to come and bake something to ward off the summer flu, and the parents take off, leaving the bakery assistant and the Bliss siblings in charge. When their glamorous "aunt" Lily arrives, the children all rethink using their parents secret magic cookbook. Lily is estranged from the family and has an ulterior motiv ...more
Kelly DeLeon
Mar 04, 2015 Kelly DeLeon rated it really liked it
Bliss is a creative book that will feeds your imagination. The Bliss family owns a magic cook book and serves up magic treats that causes a stir in the town. I personally love baking and magic,so I would say this was a perfect book for me. Other then those to components the book was rather plain. There were times in the book that seemed to drag on and on but on the other hand there are some parts where they just touched on the subject. This book was fun and light hearted being child friendly and ...more
Mary
Feb 04, 2013 Mary rated it it was amazing
I received this Young Adult book as a Free Friday selection from Barnes and Noble for my Nook.

I did not realize that I would be hooked and want to read the next one in the series.

The family in the book live in a magical town called Calamity Falls. Twelve year old Rose Bliss wants to work magic in her family's bakery as her parents do, but when they are called away and Rose and her siblings are left in charge, the magic goes awry and a beautiful stranger tries to talk Rose into giving her the Bli
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Grace
Dec 30, 2014 Grace rated it liked it
Since I read this at the beginning of the month I can't really write a good review, but I can inform you of my opinion on this book.
First of all, I seriously loved Ty. He was so funny and sounded really cute and was just a lovable character other than his stupidity. Rose killed me. Most of the time I couldn't stand her character. The fact that her parents trusted her and she gave in killed me. She let others influence her decisions and that's one thing I hate, peer pressure. I also HATED Aunt Li
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Mary Kate
Jan 30, 2013 Mary Kate rated it really liked it
Rosemary Bliss thinks she is too plain just the boring, obedient middle child that no one notices.

Until one week her parents go away a mystery aunt comes to stay who is everything Rose has every wanted to be.

Rose struggles between being obedient, and keeping the family secret and doing what get brothers and Lilly want her to do.

This is a must read for any girl middle kid who feels a little too average. In the end it shows that people don't have to single you out to be noticing you. If you are d
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Kathryn Littlewood is a writer, actress, comedienne, and bon vivant who lives in New York City, works often in Los Angeles, and has a sweet tooth for pain au chocolat and sweet novels for middle-grade readers. This, her second novel, is a sequel to her first, Bliss.
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“Maybe I should be a lawyer instead of a magical baker, Rose thought. Lawyers' mistakes rarely result in old men climbing on top of towers and taking off their pants.
~Bliss”
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“Maybe I should be a lawyer instead of a magical baker, Rose though. Lawyers' mistakes rarely result in old men climbing on top of towers and taking off their pants.
~Bliss”
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