The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake poster


The wondrous Aimee Bender conjures the lush and moving story of a girl whose magical gift is really a devastating curse. On the eve of her ninth birthday, unassuming Rose Edelstein, a girl at the periphery of schoolyard games and her distracted parents’ attention, bites into her mother’s homemade le

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Author Aimee Bender

Pages 288

Publisher Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group

Published Date 2010-06-01

ISBN 0385533225 9780385533225


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explodingtardis10 shared a tip "It may sound like a weird book that a girl can taste emotions. Yes, it is weird. It's also fantastic."

cindy_2966 shared a tip "I've read her short story collection, The Girl in the Flammable Skirt. It's good, but I like Lemon Cake better."

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jessica_b_3115 shared a tip "It's super quick and very unique!"

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dapotatoprincess shared a tip "I remember reading this in sixth grade and loving it. It’s super cute and it really keeps you interested throughout the story."

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