Bite-Sized Magic (Bliss Bakery Trilogy)
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This third book in Kathryn Littlewood's acclaimed Bliss trilogy mixes the down-home heart punch of Ingrid Law's Newbery Honor Book, Savvy, the always-on-the-edge-of-chaos comedy of Cheaper by the Dozen, and a humorous magic all its own to create a thoroughly original confection, a delicious guilty pleasure for readers of all ages.
Rose won back her family's magical Cookery Booke in an international baking competition in A Dash of Magic, the second novel in the series. Rose is now world famous—so famous, in fact, that Mr. Butter, head of the Mostess Corporation, has kidnapped her so that she can develop new-and-improved magical recipes for his company's snack cakes. With the magically enhanced Dinkies and Moony Pies, Mr. Butter plans to take over the world.
Together with her brothers, their talking cat and mouse, and an unlikely team of bakers, Rose must overthrow Mr. Butter before he destroys civilization, one magically evil snack cake at a time.
was thankful that it was a warm Saturday in June. There was no need to drag herself through the sad-sack halls of Calamity Falls Middle School. Like everyone else in town, her fellow students had taken a turn for the worse since the Follow Your Bliss Bakery had closed. The teachers lost their pep, the sports teams lost their matches—even the cheerleaders had lost their enthusiasm. “Rah,” they’d mumble at games, halfheartedly shaking their pom-poms. Worst of all, Devin Stetson was affected too,
terrible emptiness in their bellies and the terrible ache in their hearts, an ache that can never be filled, no matter how many souls they eat.” “That doesn’t sound good,” Rose said, then stood up. She repeated this new information to the group. “Sounds like my ex-husband,” said Marge with a low moan. Rose covered one vat of chocolate batter and slid the other vat forward. Opening the large jar containing the Hag, Marge said, “It’s all yours, Haggy!” The Hag burst from the jar, growing to
then leaping off in a series of arcs to each of the other five. “Stop!” Mr. Mechanico cried, his voice getting higher and higher. “Stop! Stop! Stop! Stop!” until it was just a tiny squeak. The six robots fell gently backward, still holding the red mason jars, and landed on the floor in a pile of twisted, smoking metal. They let out a loud, collective hiss—like a teapot just taken off the stove. “Sage!” Rose cried. “You broke the robots!” “Whoops. I guess I did. But wait!” he gasped. “Not
long day ahead of us tomorrow.” But all Rose could think about was that keychain on Mr. Butter’s belt. The key to the hotel elevator has to be one of those, she thought to herself. If I can get those, I can rescue my parents and Balthazar, and we can all get out of here. CHAPTER 13 King Things of Revulsion Rose was awoken the next morning by Sage, who bounced onto her bed, crying, “Surprise! Rose, wake up! We did the King Things for you!” “What do you mean, you did them for me?” she
Keegan is a tall, beautiful blonde! So you, whoever you are, can walk your delusional self right off this compound!” The woman looked calmly up at Mr. Butter and placed her hands on her hips. She had a small mouth, a chiseled nose, and wise brown eyes. “You know what? Maybe I am delusional. Because as I was coming here, a gray cat with little folded lumps for ears leaped into my limousine and told me to turn around and go home. In English! So perhaps I am delusional! But make no mistake: I am