Katie and the Cupcake Cure
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  • First Book:
    May 2011
  • Latest Book:
    May 2021
  • Age Level:
    Middle Grade (Ages 8-12)
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Cupcake Diaries Series in Order (34 Books)

Order Book Date Rating
1 5
2 5
3 5
4 5
5 5
6 5
7 5
8 5
9 5

10 5
11 5
12 5
13 5
14 5
15 5
16 4
17 5
18 5
19 5
20 5
21 5
22 5
23 5
24 4
25 5
26 5
27 4
28 5
29 5

30 5
31 4.5
32 5
33 5
34 4

Book Descriptions for series: Cupcake Diaries

  • Book - 1

    This first book in The Cupcake Diaries is told through the perspective of Katie Brown. We find Katie miserable on the first day of middle school. Her best friend Callie came back from camp boy-crazy and part of a whole new group of friends. When it's...

  • Book - 2

    At Park Street School, you have the Popular Girls. They even have a Popular Girls Club. But what happens when you aren't invited to join? Do you start an Unpopular Club? No, you start a Cupcake Club! This second book from The Cupcake Diaries is to...

  • Book - 3

    In EMMA On Thin Icing, Mia asks the girls in the Cupcake Club to be junior bridesmaids in her mother's wedding, and everyone is superexcited -- especially about the dresses! Emma is dismayed to learn the dress costs more than she anticipated -- a lot...

  • Book - 4

    Katie's Cupcake Club friends all have other activities besides making cupcakes. Mia and Alexis are on the soccer team and Emma plays the flute. Katie sets out to find her extracurricular niche and soon she's dribbling, passing, and catching in an eff...

  • Book - 5

    The fourth book in Spotlight's fun and delicious tween series is told from the perspective of Alexis, the most organized member of the Cupcake Club. Alexis likes everything to be exact and logical, but she's finding that when it comes to love, there'...

  • Book - 6

    Mia is getting used to her new family now that her mom is remarried to Eddie and she's gained a new stepbrother, Dan. She's in the groove of going to her dad's house on the weekends, and everything is going pretty well at home and at school. Well, ex...

  • Book - 7

    Emma needs a break from big-sister duty in this addition to Spotlight's treat of a tween series. Emma is not thrilled with always having to rearrange her schedule so she can babysit her younger brother, Jake. Now Emma's parents have broken some ne...

  • Book - 8

    The Cupcake Club learns that good leadership is a huge part of running a successful business -- and friendship is the icing on the cake! Alexis is the clear leader of the Cupcake Club: She’s organized, punctual, and happy to take on the stuff li...

  • Book - 9

    Katie finds the courage to face off with a former friend in this addition to Spotlight’s sweet treat of a tween series. Katie and Callie used to be best friends -- until Callie ditched Katie so she could join the Popular Girls Club. And even tho...

  • Book - 10

    The Cupcake Club questions its loyalties when Mia makes friends with a mean girl in disguise. There’s a new girl in town, and Mia tries to take her under her wing. But Olivia Allen is not so nice; as a matter of fact, she might be even meaner th...

  • Book - 11

    Emma wants to be a model, but membership in the Cupcake Club might be all the fame she needs. The Special Day wedding salon is running an ad in the local newspaper, and they want Emma to model in the advertisement. When a local department store al...

  • Book - 12

    Alexis has true friends in the Cupcake Club -- which is a good thing, because everyone else is calling her names. Everyone in the Cupcake Club was thrilled when mean girl Sydney moved away, but the new girl, Olivia, is even worse than Sydney was! ...

  • Book - 13

    Katie’s long-lost father is finally reaching out -- but is she ready for the reunion? For as long as Katie can remember, it’s just been her and her mom. But that’s about to change. First her mom gets a boyfriend. And then Katie gets an email...

  • Book - 14

    Mia learns to balance style and substance when she has to get glasses AND braces. Fashionista Mia gets some unflattering news from Katie’s mom, Dr. Brown: She needs braces. And just when Mia thinks things can’t get any worse...they do. Her tea...

  • Book - 15

    Emma puts her big sister skills -- and her bravery -- to the test when her brother has to stay in the hospital. Emma’s younger brother Jake has been getting sore throats for quite a while. When her parents take him to the doctor, their suspicion...

  • Book - 16

    Alexis thinks the Cupcake Club feels incomplete -- until she discovers that friendship comes in many flavors. Alexis feels lonely and left out when Emma goes away on a family trip. Sure, Mia and Katie are her friends too, but without her BFF Emma ...

  • Book - 17

    The Cupcake Club comes to Katie's defense when a surprise at school leads to unfair gossip. When Katie's mom says it's time for Katie to meet her new boyfriend, Katie is excited and nervous. She thinks she's prepared, but she's shocked instead. He...

  • Book - 18

    Can the new Fashion Club be the icing on the cupcake for Mia, or is she in over her headshot? When fashionista Mia hears someone is starting a Fashion Club at school, how can she resist? But can she manage to take part in two clubs at the same tim...

  • Book - 19

    Emma has a supersweet, superstar secret -- but can she keep it from the Cupcake Club? Hollywood star Romaine Ford is back in town, and she needs cupcakes for her movie premiere...and her wedding! But everything is top-secret. Emma is asked to make...

  • Book - 20

    The Cupcake Club is thrilled to serve their sweets at a huge party -- but can Alexis get over her growing pains before she sees her crush? Alexis is excited about the latest Cupcake Club job -- it’s a huge order for a neighbor’s BBQ/pool party...

  • Book - 21

    When Katie brings her maybe-someday stepsister to Cupcake Club, she gets her first taste of sibling rivalry -- and it’s not very sweet! Katie’s mom asks Katie for a huge favor: will she spend some time with Emily, her boyfriend’s daughter? K...

  • Book - 22

    Mia is excited to enter a Design-a-Dress contest, but she’s pressed for time. And when she tries to finish working on her dress during a Halloween cupcake party, it’s a recipe for disaster! When Mia reads about a Design-a-Dress contest in a ma...

  • Book - 23

    Emma loses an important modeling job due to an injury she got while playing with her brothers. How will she pay for the beautiful holiday presents she planned for her family and friends? Emma is playing ball with her brothers on an unusually warm ...

  • Book - 24

    He loves me, he loves me not…Alexis leaves a Valentine’s Day surprise for her crush. Does he like her back? Despite objections from her Cupcake Club pals, Alexis makes a special valentine cupcake for her crush, Emma’s older brother Matt, and...

  • Book - 25

    Katie has a tough time keeping one secret…what happens when she has to keep four? All of the cupcake girls have secrets and are ready to burst! Katie loves knowing a secret; it's just tough for her to keep them! And in this story all her friends...

  • Book - 26

    Mia learns that you have to make your own luck -- rather than rely on fun trinkets -- in the latest addition to the Cupcake Diaries series. Mia is having a truly terrible week. So far she’s failed a pop quiz, ruined a batch of cupcakes, and even...

  • Book - 27

    When Emma’s little brother loses the neighbor’s dog, the girls must work together to track her down in the latest addition to the Cupcake Diaries series. When the girls bake cupcakes for a big “Adopt a Pet” fundraiser, Emma’s little brot...

  • Book - 28

    Science whiz Alexis is out to prove that cupcakes are healthy in the latest addition to the Cupcake Diaries series. Alexis thinks she has the perfect project to win the Science Fair -- she’s going to prove that cupcakes are good for you! But all...

  • Book - 29

    Katie finally meets her father in the latest addition to the Cupcake Diaries series. Katie hasn’t seen her father since she was a baby. After so many years apart, her father is trying to make the reunion a happy one, but Katie has a lot of unres...

  • Book - 30

    Mia is being cyber-bullied, and she’s determined to find out who is responsible in the latest addition to the Cupcake Diaries series. Mia is upset when her parents tell her she’s too young to go to a concert without adult supervision. She’s ...

  • Book - 31

    Emma loses a modeling assignment -- to Katie! -- in the latest addition to the Cupcake Diaries series. When Emma goes on an audition for a new modeling job, Katie tags along to keep her company. But as it turns out, everyone wants Katie to model i...

  • Book - 32

    Alexis gets a taste of sibling rivalry in the latest addition to the Cupcake Diaries series. After Alexis receives a stack of “practical” birthday gifts, she decides it’s time to change her image. She wants to be more like her carefree, popu...

  • Book - 33

    Katie is unpleasantly surprised to find out her family is moving into a new house after her mom’s wedding in the latest addition to the Cupcake Diaries series. Katie’s mom is getting married! Katie and her three best friends couldn’t be happ...

  • Book - 34

    Mia goes on vacation and meets up with the girls from the Sprinkle Sundays series in the latest addition to the Cupcake Diaries series!Things are slow at the cupcake shop this summer, and so when Mia’s dad invites her on a long weekend trip to meet...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

There are 34 books in the Cupcake Diaries series.

The Cupcake Diaries series does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, Mia's Sweet Surprises (Book 34), was published in May 2021.

The first book in the Cupcake Diaries series, Katie and the Cupcake Cure, was published in May 2011.

The Cupcake Diaries series primarily falls into the General Fiction genre. This middle grade series was written for ages 8-12, but can be enjoyed by older readers as well.