The Cupcake Queen Setting & Symbolism

Heather Hepler
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Hog's Hollow

Hog's Hollow is a small town where Penny's mother grew up. It is the town where Penny and her mother move and open a cupcake bakery when her parents separate. The town is also the setting for the entire novel. It is such a small town that everyone knows everyone else there and everyone knows everyone else's business there.

The town holds an annual festival, where they crown a queen. Penny's mother won all four years she was in high school. Penny wins the float design for the festival parade and Tally wins First Runner-up as Queen. Charity wins queen. The novel never states where Hog's Hollow, but is somewhere along the east coast shore because it has a beach.

The Cupcake Queen Bakery

The Cupcake Queen Bakery is the name of the bakery that Lizzie owns. It comes out later in the novel that she...

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