Friday, January 15, 2016

A Little Sugar, A Lot of Love by Linn B. Halton


Review by Anniek
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Review by Anniek

Katie has her own bakery Sweet Occasions. She is living her dream. Her bakery doesn't have to be a big money making chain. Katie puts a lot of effort in making the customers feel at home when they visit her. She has beautiful antique china and a corner where people can taste her creations. Katie is very gifted in her decorating. She creates the most amazing and detailed sceneries.

Katie always stood by her boyfriend Steve. When he became ill she was the one he leaned on. After all that happened Katie is now coming to terms with the idea that maybe having the determination to make something work isn't always enough. When Adam shows up in her bakery soaked by the rain and nearly heading for hypothermia Katie makes sure he has something to eat and she makes him a warm drink. Adam is a single father whose life is totally built around his little girl Lily. He's feeling very guilty over the fact that he couldn't make his marriage work. Now he's doing everything he can to be the best father ever. His grandmother Grace is the only other relative he has left and he loves her very much. Since his mother died when Adam was ten his grandmother and grandfather raised him.

 Sometimes love happens instantly and sometimes it does take a whole lot of casual meetings to make people finally give in to what was there all along. This very sweet and loving story really warmed my heart. Katie is such a sweetheart who didn't deserve what she was getting out of her relationship with Steve. I thought of her as a people pleaser and that is why she got dragged into things that took her farther away from her original dream.

Adam is every woman's dream. He is handsome, a good father, warm, kind and respectful. Reading about how he looked after his grandmother warmed my heart. In some ways he came across as a pushover, so I was cheering out loud when he manned up. Grace made me laugh. Everyone should have a sweet and feisty grandmother like her. She lays it out just like it is and I loved that about her. Her meddling in the end was all it took to give Fate a little shove in the right direction.

 Linn B. Halton can really make you feel the emotions of her characters. Because of that I was drawn into A Little Sugar, A Lot of Love immediately. When I read a book I want to feel what I read about. She did that for me and so much more... For all romance lovers out there, this is a story you shouldn't miss.

Giveaway

One very lucky reader of With Love for Books will receive a digital copy of A Little Sugar, A Lot of Love together with a cupcake salt and pepper set:



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40 comments:

  1. My favorite cake is Devil's Food with Seven Minute Frosting.

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  2. chocolate cupcake with chocolate frosting

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  3. Thank you Anniek for a beautiful review and for taking the time to read A Little Sugar, A Lot of Love. Sending you a virtual cupcake! Lx

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    1. Thank you Linn (envision me enjoying the cupcake right now) :-) I love the way you write and I will always take the time to read one of your books!

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  4. Chocolate Cupcake with Peanut Butter Icing

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  5. It ust be vanille/strawberry cupcake. Mmmm...

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  6. I love vanilla cake with lots of frosting. I actually love just about anything sweet!!

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  7. homemade raspberry muffins & bara brith

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  8. Really love Honey and cinnamon cupcakes as cakes! :D

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  9. Cranberry, White Chocolate Chip and Macadamia Cookies! (Or just about anything made with Cranberries!)

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  10. I love brownies with lots of frosting and walnuts.

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    1. I am with you on this one! All Chocolate is always good.

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  12. My favorite cupcake is red velvet cupcake. I also love scones. :)

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  13. I love german chocolate cupcakes with pecan coconut frosting! Yum!

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  14. I love Lemon Honey cupcakes - with a lemon honey filling :)

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  15. My favorite kind of cupcakes are any I can get my hand on !

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  16. My newest favorite cupcakes are pumpkin w/cream cheese caramel icing!

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  17. My newest favorite cupcakes are pumpkin w/cream cheese caramel icing!

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  18. I like most cakes, but carrot cakes are really good with citrus icing! (@PeanutHog)

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  19. I love chocolate cake. It is my baked goods bff.

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  20. I love all cupcakes, but I would love a white, coconut cream cupcake.

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  21. I love carrot cake cupcakes, but I generally love most cupcakes x

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  22. Peanut butter cookies are my favorite.
    Dianna

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  23. I love good old fashioned sugar cookies. Thanks. :)

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  24. My favourite is red velvet cupcakes.

    Megan M

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