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Recipe for Trouble (The Cupcake Club #2)

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Includes reciples and tips to try at home!

"Kids and cupcakes are the perfect recipe."--Sophie and Katherine, stars of TLC's DC Cupcakes

Meet Lexi Poole.
To Lexi, a new school year means back to baking with her BFFs in the cupcake club. But the club president, Kylie, is mixing things up by inviting new members. And Lexi is in for a no-so-sweet surprise when she is cast in th
Paperback, 186 pages
Published October 1st 2012 by Sourcebooks Jabberwocky
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Kennedy J
Meet Lexi Poole, one of the members of the cupcake club, The club president Kylie is mixing things up by inviting new members, and lexi is in for a not so sweet surprise, when she cast in the school’s production of Romeo and Juliet. If only she could be as confident onstage as she is in the kitchen. The major conflict in the book recipe for trouble, when the cupcake club girls have this huge argument that went berserk, Can the club friendship stand the heat? Or will the club go up in smoke.
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Kitty Honeycutt
Book Title: "Recipe for Trouble (The Cupcake Club)”
Author: Sheryl Berk & Carrie Berk
Published By: Sourcebooks/Jabberwocky
Age Recommended: 9+
Reviewed By: Kitty Bullard
Raven Rating: 5

Review: This was a delightfully sweet book about Lexi Poole, cupcakes and her very best friends. When Lexi’s friends all go away for the summer to have exciting adventures, Lexi is bummed out. She goes to stay with her aunt in New York City and returns home to find her friends much different than before they left
Becky Keir Grace
Second book in the Cupcake Club series, and I liked it better than the first. This book focuses on Lexie, the shy girl in the group. The book starts during summer and all the other members are out of town for the summer, and Lexie gets to go to NYC to spend some time with her crazy Aunt Dee. Aunt Dee takes her around the city, and Lexie find herself inspired by the city for new cupcake ideas. When the group resumes the club Lexie tries to share her ideas and tend to get over powered by the club ...more
I was first introduced to The Cupcake Club when the publisher, Sourcebooks, sent me a beautiful, colorful copy of one of the newer releases, for the purposes of providing a review. Now, I'm obviously not the intended audience of this particular series, but I can't deny that I was swept away by the adorableness of it all, so I couldn't resist trying another of the stories when I came across it recently on my Kindle Unlimited subscription.

In RECIPE FOR TROUBLE, young readers are introduced to Lexi
Recipe for Trouble by Sheryl and Carrie Berk is a cute book about a group of girls who are in a cupcake club. This is actually the second book in this series. I haven't read the first book, but I was able to follow along really well. Recipe for Trouble starts a few weeks before the new school year. Lexi is scared that the girls will grow apart during their separate vacations. She's also worried that the cupcake club will suffer as well. Lexi's fears are put to rest when everyone comes back toget ...more
Cupcake, O Cupcake, where for art thou cupcake?

This is a cute story about friendship, crushes and cupcakes. The second installment in "The Cupcake Club" finds the girls at the beginning of 5th grade after having spent the summer apart. They've each gone through some changes over the past few months and even Lexie, whose normally shy, seems to have gained a little confidence. That confidence will be put to the test when she's cast as Juliette in the 5th grade production of Shakespeare's famous p
David Ruff
Following up from the first book this is truly delightful. Sadie, Jenna, Juliet, and of course Kylie all have huge personalities and huge baking skills. They come across special baking jobs and special "frenemies": Meredith. I love this book and so will you!
Meet Lexi Poole.
To Lexi, a new school year means back to baking with her BFFs in the cupcake club. But the club president, Kylie, is mixing things up by inviting new members. And Lexi is in for a no-so-sweet surprise when she is cast in
Finley Partee
I think this is a great book for 2nd-4th graders. It is funny and a great book! I am 9 years old and going into 4th grade and I really enjoyed reading it.
Sharan Thind
This is a book all kids can enjoy.Try baking these cupcakes at home!
this book is good for kids around 7/8. ok books.
I could really rant and rave about my opinion of this book. It was just silly. The only parts that I thought were the slightest bit realistic were the actions of the girls in trying to help Lexi with her crush. Other than that I think the story is completely contrived and should be in the FANTASY genre.

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Oct 05, 2012 Ami Squirrel Girl marked it as to-read
I won this in a book giveaway on I had completely forgotten about entering until I received it in the mail today. I will start reading it ASAP.
Marissa Mayers
A girl named Lexi Poole doesn't like the summer. she wants school to start so she can hang out with her friends and start the cupcake club up again.
Tammy (YA Crush)
Super cute series. Read this with my youngest and she loved it. These books always make me hungry!
Second in the series. Fun read for girls in 3rd-5th grade. Yummy sounding recipes too!
A gift for a young neighbor.
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