Saturday, August 24, 2013

The Icing on the Cake ... A Sweet Romance

The Icing on the Cake
by Janice Thompson
Weddings by Design series, Book 2
Christian Fiction / Contemporary / Romance
Available August 2013
Revell
320 pages

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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 Thoughts
Janice Thompson's The Icing on the Cake is the second book in the Weddings by Design series. As expected, it's a charming and sweet romance that kept me in stitches! As strange as it may sound, I loved that Scarlet had so many issues with her self-image. I think nearly every woman (and man too, for that matter) struggles with that at one time or another, and it was refreshing to see it portrayed in the heroine of a romance novel. I also enjoyed seeing more of Bella and her crazy Italian family! And the references to Lucille Ball and I Love Lucy had me chuckling ... especially since that's one of my mom's favorite shows! The Icing on the Cake was a quick read for me and provided the right amount of levity while still fleshing out solid, biblical truth. [4 stars]

I received a free copy of this book from Revell in exchange for my fair and honest review.

About the Author
Janice Thompson is a seasoned romance author and screenwriter. An expert at pulling the humor from the situations we get ourselves into, Thompson offers an inside look at the wedding business, drawing on her own experiences as a wedding planner. She is the author of the Weddings by Bella series and the Backstage Pass series. She lives in Texas.

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1 comment:

  1. Sounds like a fun read. I am reading the first in the series now, Picture Perfect. Only about fifty pages in and enjoying it. Thank you for your review.
    -Dilettantish Reader

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