For Immediate Release: May 5 2010
Coming to America!
THE HAPPY BAKER
A DATER'S GUIDE TO EMOTIONAL BAKING
By Erin Bolger
U.S. Rights Sold to Harlequin
Appearing at BookExpo America May 25-27th 2010
TORONTO– Hot off the press: U.S. rights to THE HAPPY BAKER have been sold to Harlequin.
American edition will be available in stores nationwide in October 2010. Author Erin Bolger
be featured at BookExpo America (BEA) from May 25-27th and is ready to take on
"I'm extremely excited about being part of the Harlequin Non-Fiction family. They know my
demographic better than anyone. I feel this is the perfect fit for The Happy Baker book in the
United States and I can't wait to share my book."
~ Erin Bolger
Since being published in Canada in April 2009 and appearing on CBC’s The Dragon’s Den,
HAPPY BAKER has travelled across Canada and abroad to Paris, France promoting the book
sharing her recipes. The book has received media attention and acclaim from papers across
Canada from Calgary to Montreal to Ottawa to Toronto to her hometown of Blyth Ontario
has appeared on a variety of television shows from Breakfast Television, a regular guest
Cityline to eTalk and The Steven & Chris Show on CBC as well as national magazines like
Canada and Style at Home.
“Online Bestseller at Chapters.ca”
“Voted one of the ‘Favourite cookbooks of 2009’ by The Montreal Gazette”
“Mixing up hilarious anecdotes with mouth-watering photos and easy recipes for all things
this book is as entertaining as it is appetizing.”
~ Hello! Canada
Now THE HAPPY BAKER will be available in the U.S. market through Harlequin Enterprises
Harlequin is the global leader in series romance and one of the world’s leading publishers of
books for women, with titles issued worldwide in 28 languages and sold in 114 international
markets. For decades, Harlequin has published great romance imprints like Harlequin,
and Love Inspired. Also in young adult, Harlequin Teen is the home of authentic fiction for
young reader. Harlequin Nonfiction publishes memoirs, cookbook, diet, fitness, self-help
motivational, and relationship books. Harlequin Enterprises Limited is a wholly owned
of Torstar Corporation, a broadly based media company listed on the Toronto Stock
(TS.B). Harlequin has offices in 19 countries, including offices in Toronto, New York and
For more information please visit eHarlequin.com or press.eHarlequin.com.
Author Erin Bolger will be at the BookExpo America (BEA) May 25-27th with Harlequin. It is
America’s largest gathering of book trade professionals attracting an international audience.
Organized with the support of association partners including the Association of American
Publishers (AAP) and the American Booksellers Association (ABA), BEA is recognized for the
attention it brings to upcoming books as well as for the notable authors it attracts to the
convention itself. bookexpoamerica.com
Erin is constantly creating new recipes, some inspired by the latest Hollywood break-ups:
"You Are Lucky I Didn't Rip Your Rum Balls Off" was inspired by Jesse James and is the
emotional baking recipe for Sandra Bullock and "Indiscretion Surprise, Almond Sugar
related to the Tiger Woods scandal.