In the town of Spring Haven, four children have been selected to compete in the national candymaking contest of a lifetime. Who will make a candy more delicious than the Oozing Crunchorama or the Neon Yellow Lightning Chew? Logan, the candymaker's son, who can detect the color of chocolate by feel alone? Miles, the boy allergic to rowboats and the color pink? Daisy, the cheerful girl who can lift a fifty-pound lump of taffy as if it were a feather? Philip, the suit-and-tie-wearing boy who's always scribbling in a secret notebook? This sweet, charming, and cleverly crafted story, told from each contestant's perspective, is filled with mystery, friendship, and juicy revelations.
There's not a lot of sequel room, but the book is so jam-packed with action, laughs, and secrets, that it really doesn't matter.
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The characters were very vibrant and fleshed out, and each of them had a distinct personality.
The candy factory in the book, Life is Sweet, is a more believable version of Wonka's Factory in Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.