The Sugar Thief by Nancy Mauro

The Sugar Thief

Nancy Mauro

384 pages first pub 2022 (editions)

fiction contemporary mysterious reflective slow-paced


A delectable comedy about an imploding social media star, an Italian bakery, the treachery of fame, and the pink-frosted pastry at the heart of it all.YouTuber Sabine Rose is a star about to go supernova. Her baking channel attracts millions, her ...

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Community Reviews Summary of 27 reviews


mysterious 45%
reflective 45%
lighthearted 36%
dark 18%
emotional 18%
sad 18%
funny 9%
relaxing 9%


slow 46%
medium 46%
fast 7%

Plot- or character-driven?

A mix: 60% | Plot: 30% | Character: 10%

Strong character development?

No: 60% | It's complicated: 30% | Yes: 10%

Loveable characters?

No: 70% | It's complicated: 30%

Diverse cast of characters?

No: 50% | Yes: 37% | It's complicated: 12%

Flaws of characters a main focus?

Yes: 100%

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