Wreck the Halls
Cake Wrecks Gets "Festive"
By Jen Yates
(Andrews McMeel Publishing, Hardcover, 9781449407759, 219pp.)
Publication Date: October 18, 2011
List Price: $14.99*
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Award-winning blogger Jen Yates has focused on confectionery calamities at her popular Web site www.cakewrecks.blogspot.com since May 2008, while her debut book, "Cake Wrecks: When Professional Cakes Go Hilariously Wrong," quickly climbed the charts to become a "New York Times" best-seller within weeks of its release. Now, Yates is back with "Wreck the Halls," a fresh mix of fan favorites and plenty of never-before-seen holiday wreckage.
From thankless Thanksgiving turkeys and confusing Christmas conundrums, to less-than-happy Hanukkah horrors and New Year's meltdowns, "Wreck the Halls" has an icing-smeared disaster for every occasion. With additional chapters on Black Friday, family communication, and navigating the murky waters of politically correct cake greetings ("Winter "), "Wreck the Halls" combines Yates's signature blend of wit and sarcasm with the most hilarious frosting fails this side of winter solstice. Find sweet relief from the holiday madness (not to mention plenty of laughs) with "Wreck the Halls.