To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before Drip Cake + Movie Adaptation chats

So, have you guys heard? There's going to be a Netflix film about the book To All The Boys I've Loved Before by Jenny Han! As far as news goes, the movie will come out early August of this year. Who's ready for the Song Girls to come on screen?

The film is directed by Susan Johnson and screenplay by Sofia Alvarez. This is a pretty popular contemporary romance series so if you haven't read it yet, be sure to check it out!

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And for the cast, let's take a look at Lara Jean played by Lana Condor & Peter Kavinsky by Noah Centineo. They are my two favorite characters from the book, so I'm excited to see how their portrayal turns out. 

Movie news aside, here's my take on all the excitement in cake form! This pink drip cake summarizes my love for the story. It's sweet and cute-- just like the book! The cake composes of vanilla sponge cake, vanilla buttercream, pink glaze, and white chocolate ganache drip. If you would like to see more bookish cakes, make sure to browse my blog!

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Everything Under the Sun by Jessica Redmerski Book Blitz + Giveaway

Genre: YA/NA Dystopian
Release Date: August 28th 2018

Summary from Goodreads:
Thais Fenwick was eleven-years-old when civilization fell, devastated by a virus that killed off the majority of the world’s population. For seven years, Thais and her family lived in a community of survivors deep in the heart of the Appalachian Mountains. But when her town is attacked by raiders, she and her blind sister are taken away to the East-Central Territory where she is destined to live the cruel and unjust kind of life her late mother warned her about. 

Atticus Hunt is a troubled soldier in Lexington City who has spent the past seven years trying to conform to the vicious nature of men in a post-apocalyptic society. He knows that in order to survive, he must abandon his morals and his conscience and become like those he is surrounded by. But when he meets Thais, morals and conscience win out over conformity, and he risks his rank and his life to help her. They escape the city and set out together on a long and perilous journey to find safety in Shreveport, Louisiana. 

Struggling to survive in a world without electricity, food, shelter, and clean water, Atticus and Thais shed their fear of growing too close, and they fall hopelessly in love. But can love survive in such dark times, or is it fated to die with them?

About the Author:
Jessica Redmerski is a New York TimesUSA Today and Wall Street Journal bestselling author, and award winner, who juggles several different genres. She began self-publishing in 2012, and later with the success of THE EDGE OF NEVER, she signed on with Grand Central Publishing/Forever Romance. Her works have been translated more than twenty languages.
Jessica is a hybrid author who, in addition to working with a traditional publisher, also continues to self-publish. The Portuguese rights to her popular crime and suspense series, In the Company of Killers, have been picked up by one of Brazil’s largest publishers – Suma de Letras; Paikese Kirjastus in Estonia; Ephesus in Turkey; Konyvmolykepzob in Hungary; Niezwykle in Poland; Bragelonne in France; Ahavot in Israel. The series has been optioned for television in the United States by actor and model William Levy, and a film exclusive to the Dominican Republic.
She also writes as J.A. Redmerski.
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BOOK REVIEW: Atlantia by Ally Condie

 Title: Atlantia
Author: Ally Condie
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 Courtesy of Goodreads
For as long as she can remember, Rio has dreamed of the sand and sky Above—of life beyond her underwater city of Atlantia. But in a single moment, all Rio’s hopes for the future are shattered when her twin sister, Bay, makes an unexpected choice, stranding Rio Below. Alone, ripped away from the last person who knew Rio’s true self—and the powerful siren voice she has long silenced—she has nothing left to lose.

Guided by a dangerous and unlikely mentor, Rio formulates a plan that leads to increasingly treacherous questions about her mother’s death, her own destiny, and the corrupted system constructed to govern the Divide between land and sea. Her life and her city depend on Rio to listen to the voices of the past and to speak long-hidden truths.

“The only chance of success is to trust in your own power.” 
“People can be miracles.” 

Potential. If I could only use one word to describe Atlantia, it would be potential. This book sounded incredibly promising but lacked the ability to live up to its possible greatness. For me, this book felt like it was patched up with a really big band-aid and settled for being okay. The first 20 pages was confusing as hell, leading me to the conclusion that the world building was awful. Which should have been the highlight Atlantia. There is nothing like seeing a world unravel into your thoughts through written words. It’s a crucial part of reading fantasy/dystopian books. And Atlantia did not amaze me with its world, it only confused me.

The concept of the Above and Below, of how years ago The Divide happened, was the focal point. But things got repetitive. The amount of questions the protagonist asked from beginning to end became relentless. I mean, come on! It almost felt like she was asking me, personally, and I wanted to shout I don’t know! Figure it out yourself like the heroine you should be! Rio should do more of the answering and doing rather than whining. I had to skim through so many question marks it left my nerves unsettled. I was already halfway and she was still asking herself questions that we very well know she can’t answer. This book lacked action and direction. It only got interesting when I was already ninety percent done with it.

Atlantia left me exhausted. And not even in a good way. The only light upon this book was Maire. The supposed to be bad guy. But in the end, she was the answer. And of course, we all know what happens to the good characters.

Overall, I don’t think I could recommend this book. And I gave my complete honesty in this review. No hate, just truth. But if the concept intrigues you enough, there’s no harm in diving into it.
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Alice's Adventures in Wonderland: Paint the Roses Red Bush Cake + March Reading Wrap Up!

Happy Easter everyone! To celebrate the first day of April, today on the blog, we have an Alice in Wonderland inspired cake. The Queen of Hearts' rose bushes in cake form! It consists of vanilla sponge and buttercream. I loved making this cake and I will be making more Alice inspired cakes in the near future.

I'll also be sharing my March reading wrap up, with a total of nine books! I will be listing them below, with a link to purchase & my corresponding rating! It was a good reading month and I'm looking forward to April! My favorite read of the month was the first 2 books in the A Court of Thorns and Roses series.

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Okay so, this is a quick post about a fondant I made today. It is Dobby the Elf from the infamous Harry Potter series! It was the first time I did a character out of fondant, so this is far from perfect. I just wanted to share the final result! This took about 4 hours to make. The eyes were the hardest part because it had so much element in it from the eyelids to the irises. Disclaimer: this is not an original design, I followed a Youtube tutorial to make the character.

I would be posting more Harry Potter desserts soon so keep an eye out for that! And if you want to request a character from the series, send me a message on Instagram or via email!

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