This cover won’t be used in the official release. The release date has yet to be decided.
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Mildred “Rosie” Fairbanks never cared for cake, but it’s hard to escape it when she lives in her family’s bakery in downtown Mobile. Regardless, she was content to spend her days reading, baking, and going on adventures with her best friend Billy Fuji.
Her life falls askew when Japan attacks the United States and Pearl Harbor goes down in 1941. The Japanese-Americans have to suffer for the disaster; before she knows it, her best friend is gone, and she isn’t certain of his fate. All she can do to stay connected to Billy Fuji is write letters he may never read.
To make things worse: the rationing begins, and the bakery flounders. Rosie and her brother must drop out of school to bake and sell cakes, but as time wears on and money grows tighter, the impending threat of homelessness is more prevalent than ever.
The Girl Who Frosts the Cakes is a bittersweet, endearing story of friendship, loss, and love on the homefront of World War II.
“WHEN CAN WE READ THE GIRL WHO FROSTS THE CAKES?”
The release date has not been set yet; however, it’s safe to expect to see it on the market in 2020-2021.
“ARE YOU GOING TO PURSUE TRADITIONAL OR SELF-PUBLISHING?”
I intend to self-publish The Girl Who Frosts the Cakes. In the future, I hope to pursue traditional publishing for other novels.
“WHEN DOES IT TAKE PLACE?”
The Girl Who Frosts the Cakes takes place from 1941 to 1945, covering everything the United States experienced of the second World War.
“WHEN DID YOU START [WRITING] IT?”
I wrote the first draft at the end of 2016. I rewrote that draft in 2017, and have been editing since then.
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