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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Review: The Icing on the Cake by Janice Thompson

The Icing on the Cake by Janice Thompson
Weddings by Design: Book Two
Revell Books / 2013
Find on: Amazon, Goodreads

About the book:

Scarlet isn't sure if she has just the right ingredients for true love--or utter disaster

Scarlet Lindsey is busy making her dreams come true. She's moved her bakery to a prime spot on Galveston's most popular street, she's planning an extravagant cake for her best friend's wedding, and she has a great relationship with Bella Neeley, the island's most popular wedding coordinator. Business is booming and Scarlet is enjoying the ride.

But when Bella's dangerously handsome brother Armando breezes into her life, Scarlet is faced with a sticky situation. Should she stay with the safe, sweet guy who's been a fixture in her life for years? Or will this brash Italian hunk melt her guarded heart?

Fan favorite Janice Thompson is back with more wit, more weddings, and more of what you love best--bridal-business drama laced with laughs.

My rating:
My thoughts:

There's something about weddings that I just love. Whether it's attending them, watching bridal shows (Say Yes To The Dress, Four Weddings, I Found The Gown, etc.), or reading books with weddings being a main theme - I seem to always enjoy wedding related things. I also love cake decorating shows, so The Icing on the Cake was a great mix for me and I really enjoyed it! :)

The characters were very realistic and their feelings/actions were believable. When I started The Icing on the Cake I didn't care much for Armando (which I think stemmed from the way he was in Picture Perfect - he just seemed like such a player), but he continued to grow on me throughout this story and, in the end, I really liked him.

The story, while predictable, was a fun, light read that I enjoyed a lot. I typically don't read a lot of chick-lit, but this series has caught my interest and I can hardly wait to read the next book, The Dream Dress.

I recommend The Icing on the Cake if you like fun, light romance books. I don't think you need to read Picture Perfect first, but it'd be best if you did.

*I received a complimentary copy of this book for my review. I was not required to give a positive review, only my honest opinion - which I've done. All thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.*

Available August 2013 at your favorite bookseller from Revell, a division of Baker Publishing Group.

1 comment:

  1. I'm so glad you enjoyed Scarlet's story! Thanks for reading and reviewing!


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