"Practice Cake is sad, funny, romantic, real, and just plain wonderful to read. I loved every witty minute of it."- Paperback Princesses Maddie Bird is out of high school. Whoopee. This summer is turning out to be, in blogger Chloe's words, "hashtag, the worst." The weather's cold, the economy sucks, and the city is overrun with hockey playoff bandwagoners. At least Maddie has a bakery job she loves. She's never had much money, but she is a hard worker. There's just one problem: her flirty co-worker, Drew. All it takes is one of his sly winks, and she's incinerating the cookies. Maddie's best friend keeps pushing her cousin Hudson as a potential love-puppy. He's clever and has nice brown eyes, but he's so arrogant. Which is ironic, since the guy's hobby is making origami. Come on. Origami? Maddie tries to focus on her career and stay away from bad-boy Drew, but fate, in the form of a ...