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Reader's Den: "A Piece of Cake"
Welcome back to the second edition of the Reader's Den!
A brief summary of February's book selection:
A Piece of Cake is the autobiography of Cupcake Brown. Cupcake (not her birth name) finds herself wrenched from a loving home at a young age and placed with a sadistic woman, her privileged birth daughter, and a handful of other foster-care children. Running away leads into deeper trouble — brushes with prostitution, gangs, and heavy drug use. Ultimately uplifting, this memoir documents her rise from difficult circumstances to becoming a functioning but drug abusing employee, to becoming a stable and sober paralegal. Those who enjoyed James Frey's A Million Little Pieces will also enjoy this book.
Official Cupcake Brown website: