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After ending 2017 in a bit of a reading slump, I made it my New Year's read-solution to really buckle down and read more, especially when it comes to children's books. Based on the recommendations of lots of publishing friends, I began with LOVE SUGAR MAGIC: A Dash of Trouble by Anna Meriano. In this book, we meet young Leonora Logrono, whose family owns the best bakery in their small Texan town. Every year, their cookies and cakes are in high demand for the annual Dia de los Muertos festival. Now that Leo is 11 years old, she is more than ready to help her mother and sisters prepare, but once again, she is told that she is too young. When Leo sneaks out of school to see what all of the fuss is about, she learns that her mother and sisters are all brujas (witches) who use their magical powers to make the best treats around!