Psychopharmacology of Herbal Medicine kBiggie but I have to ignore them when they pop up Nostalgic cute one great real estate agentUptown Heiress by Lindi Peterson 5 starsanother fave of the setwould ve loved this story being longerThe only thing I didn t like was the firstiss in this one because Justin surprises Grace in a tender way and then he makes a mean comment afterwards I still enjoyed reading what happens between Justin and Grace but the first iss was important to me The chemistry between them was enjoyable from the first moment they meet Grace is wealthy but very down to earth and trying to get established without her father s help which I found to be very admirable You don t have to relate to the main character to like them and Grace is naive but very creative and sweet Justin works hard and understands Grace from the moment they meet They didn t even now each other s names until their first date but the eye contact they shared was tangible in the story Charming luxurious and sweetCharme If you are looking for a book that will have you laughing out loud throughout you have found it Grandma Dottie s antics are super crazy at times Our heroine Dr Aubrey Bree Summer has her hands full with Bandscheiben-Leiden - Was tun?: Mit den besten bungen fr den Alltag keeping Dottie out of trouble Dottie and Aubrey are in Ecuador for a family friend s wedding Aubrey is also there to check on the family chocolate business s cocoa bean crop and to hunt down jerk Marcos Nino Alfero who is trying to steal her rsearch on improving cocoa beans for his chocolate business Bree doesn t realize at first that the sexy handsome man who she meets in the bar and introduces himself as Nino is really Marcos Alfero Nino first tries to seduce the secret from Bree but instead falls in love with her When Bree s sisters arrive for the wedding Nino even manages to pass theirissing test And Then He Kissed Her by Melinda Curtis is the second book in her The Kissing Test s This anthology of 5 books is the perfect book for summer It could be a delightful beach read or a curl up and read on the porch read or just read anywhere it s cool read I loved them all and only wished they were a little longer because I enjoyed the characters so much Only one author Melinda Curtis was familiar to me but I love discovering new authorsALWAYS A BRIDESMAID by Melinda CurtisIf you haven t read anything by Melinda you need to read her Bridesmaid series It s fun and sweet This one involves a chef and a baker and all Lady Janes Nemesis kinds of miscommunication surrounding auto correct during texting I laughed and shed a few tears during the sweet parts They are trying to come up with a menu for a bride and groom to choose but along the way they fall in loveof course Both characters are wonderful and I hope to see of them in Melinda s booksCHARMER by Brinda BerryReese has been taking care of her teenage niece Olivia for as long as she can remember so people think she s older than really is When Olivia wants to meet rock star Cord at a local mall and get his autograph Reese goes with her to stand in lineonly to be caught in the middle of mall security apprehending someone and getting punched in the face Cord personally meets with Reese Olivia to make it up to them but Reese wants nothing to do with a rock star The ensuing story is funny sweet and you want to shake Reese most of the time to get her to have some fun and stop avoiding CordRIVERBEND by Ciara KnightMitchem has been a widower for awhile but his young son needs him and he wouldn t be functioning as well as he is now without his university assistant Cynthia Mitchem s best friend Liam tells him he needs to start dating again but Mitchem doesn t evennow where to begin Cynthia on the other hand has been in love with Mitchem for years She s decided she needs to move on in another state because the university has a no dating policy anyway and Mitchem will never see her in that way anyway I enjoyed how this story unfolded Mitchem s son is delightful and so cute He stole the show for meALONG CAME YOU by Hildie McueenJake is the black sheep of the family His family is all but they didn t earn it and they don t understand why he actually got a degree and founded a business and is wealthy on his own He adored his grandma and when she died she left him her house Now he needs to sell that house but the family is trying to mess with plans Jake hires Gina a realtor to the house Of course Jake s ex wife enters the picture and tries to mess this up but things turn out great in the end I loved the honesty and real sense of family in this bookUPTOWN HEIRESS by Lindi PetersonGrace has just finished being on a dating reality show It "Didn T Work Out For "t work out for but that s ok She s very wealthy anyway since her father is the owner of a large chain of hotels in Atlanta While she s at a party for this reality show she meets a waiter Justin and things just click with them Later they both meet in the parking garage and end up going out for coffee Justin doesn t now that Grace is wealthy or who her father is Also coincidentally they both end up interviewing for the same design job the next day Of course everything is revealed and things get messy Justin doesn t think he can be with an uptown heiress and Grace wants to make it on her own instead of her daddy s money I have to say that this story was almost my favorite but it was so hard to choose They were all so good I read and reviewed Charmer by Brinda BerryA sweet fairytale love storyI have intention of finding out the other two books of this box set There is nothing as sweet as love Especially discovering it when you don t expect to And Then He Kissed Her consists of a group of authors and stories that leave the reader feeling good and satisfied Each story has something for the romance lover in us all Stories range from flirty and funny to serious and heartbreaking to awkward and unexpected My favorite stories were Always a Bridesmaid by Melinda Curtis and Uptown Heiress by Linda Peterson And Then he Kissed Her is full of compelling and entertaining reads for the romantic is us allI received a copy of this box set in exchange for an honest revie. Oy who’s like a son or eep her heart bound to a man who may never love herALONG CAME YOU by Hildie Mcueen Bestselling AuthorOff to an awkward start Gina Mills and Jake Weston attempt to ignore the attraction between them and stick to the business of selling his house Unfortunately circumstances eep cropping up that make it difficult When the past collides with the present a surprising turn of events makes them rethink if they were meant to be after allUPTOWN HEIRESS by Lindi PetersonAt an after party for the reality series Love Atlanta Style hotel empire heiress Grace Adams has an epiphany Love isn’t a game and neither is life It’s time to find a job and prove she doesn’t need Daddy’s moneyWaiter Justin Walker is biding his time working for the rich crowd who thinks they’re owed everything But his service pays off when he meets the beautiful Grace Adams He asks her out oblivious to the fact that she’s a hotel heiressWhen they find out they are competing for the same job Grace and Justin try to maintain their budding friendship and romance until Justin discovers the truth Grace represents all he tries to avoid.
Melinda Curtis ↠ 2 ReviewEns Cord asks for her number but she refuses In steps Olivia to matchmake Not believing she can have a life until Olivia goes off to college Reese guards her heart but Cord will not relent Will she be able to trust that he wants someone like her or will she close her heart to him Botanist Audrey Summer is going to a friend s wedding She s also looking fo a Marcos Alfaro who hires her assistant She s afraid that Mr Alfaro is trying to steal her work of a richer strain of cocoa She meets Nino who is Marcos Alfaro She spends time with him and actually likes him She tells him some of her work and how she s angry about Mr Alfaro hiring her assistant He really likes her but he s afraid of commitment So he doesn t tell her the truth He doesn t trust people thanks to his father who left him and his mother homeless and penniless When Audrey finds out who he is she test him Twist and turns in this story Will try love conuer all Will Nino make a mistake and let her go I love it I read and am reviewing Riverbend by Ciara Knight This is the first book I have read by the author and was in love with every bit of it If I had one complaint it would be that it was too short I wanted MORE LOL Riverbend was sweet and refreshing My heart really went out to Mitchem and Cynthia they were both pretty much clueless of what the other person felt Of course Mitchem is still trying to live in the past and is not sure if he s ready to move on but once he realizes things he nows he cant live with out the one that s been standing in front of him this whole time but it just might be too late Cynthia has been chasing Mitchem for far too long and she cant stand by and wait any longer and is debating whether or not she should just move on I really loved reading Riverbend and am now excited to read by Ciara Knight I received a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review Always a Bridesmaid Melinda Curtis Can you imagine being a bridesmaid 13 times I sure can t That s exactly what Nicole had been through She was a master baker and had set her eyes on a man who just didn t Computers know she existed beyond catering gigs Call it the curse Chef Sean usually works the catering gigs alongside Nicole and doesn t want her leaving NY for LA and has plans of his own to break the curse Just wait until you what happens with his plans This book was full of love humor and suspense It was a light and fun read Riverbend Ciara Knight Dr Mitchum Taylor widow has a lovely assistant named Cynthia who has wanted than that for the last four years They decide to attend an awards ceremony in Dr Taylor s honor Little did they realize that this night would change the dynamics of their whole relationship I really enjoyed this book It had just the right amount of suspense and doubts that you would expect from new relationships I also found itind of sweet since one of the characters was a widow with a child Along Came You Hilde Mcueen Jake client of real estate agent Gia is in no mood to be in Augusta Georgia He lost what feels like his only family his grandmother a few months ago and now needs to sort through her stuff and list her home on the market This is why he s meeting Gia He never expected to fall for her Gia never expected to fall for Jake and she never expected to fall in love with Jake s grandmothers home The first time she stepped into it she new she had to make an offer but was that an offer on the home or on her heartAlong Came You is one of the sweetest books that I ve read in a while I can still feel that ooey gooey feeling you get when you ve read
so mushy that you have to eep it a little while longer You will not regret this choice in books Trust me Uptown Heiress Lindi Peterson Once Lindi Peterson Once a while love does cross the boundaries of money and places in society Grace Adams a rich woman trying to make her own way in the world Justin is the lower class waiter at her dads hotel trying to get a leg up in the world Their paths cross several times and when they begin to fall for each other Grace is left wondering if they can actually make it work despite their levels in society and the fact that she has hidden her true identity from Justin I enjoyed this book and I really liked that it made you feel good about someone rich trying to make their way on their own Charmer Brinda BerryReese and her plans for life HA Her niece Olivia on the other hand had her own plans for Reese and really wish that Reese would trust her Reese and Olivia meet Rock star and it turns Reese s life upside down This was a cute story It was relatable to real life Has a lovely ending too I loved the title of this contemporary set but then I noticed two authors I loved and I was sold on reading it Ciara Knight and Lindi Peterson have wowed me with their previous books so I A History of the Guyanese Working People, 1881-1905 knew I would enjoy it It totally surprised me in a good way this is the order I read them inAlways a Bridesmaid by Melinda Curtis 5 starsone of my fave storiesThis was one of my fave stories of the set Grabbed my attention from the start and made me laugh out loud a few times a great story to begin the set with Also LOVED the emails between the upcoming bride and groom at the beginning of each chapter VERY nice touch Funny sweet and food fun would ve loved this story being longerRiverbend by Ciara Knight 4 starsAnother very good story in the set but even with the twists in the story Inew it would end nicely Cute unexpected and a nice ending Ciara s writing motto is Defy the Dark and I love that her writing continues to do just that Along Came You by Hildie Mcueen 35 starsThis was a pleasant story with cuteness but the instant love between Jake and Gina didn t work for me and the plot was a little intense There was an ex wife and ex boyfriend who made things difficult for the main characters The sweetest part of the story was the at home feeling Gina had with Jake s grandma s house the nostalgia she experienced while attempting to put this home on the market Also really loved her dogs Gina had a decent heart that carried the story despite the drama There was also a few words of profanity no. A freewheeling lifestyle Life is much less complicated without dating Especially dating a man like Cord Barton a rock star who’s too gorgeous too young and too carefreeCord nows his life needs change but he doesn’t expect it in the form of a beautiful pie maker named Reese She’s a much needed star in his burnt out life Because when it comes to plans he wants her for than dessert RIVERBEND by Ciara Knight Bestselling AuthorFive years after the death of his wife Dr Mitchem Taylor is ready to share *his life with someone Only one thing stands in the way of giving love a second chance *life with someone Only one thing stands in the way of giving love a second chance strictly enforced no dating rule A rule that pierces his heart every time he thinks about his university assistant Cynthia When a handsome man shows interest in her Mitchem must choose between love for his career or love for his beautiful assistantSince the day she saw her boss Mitchem care for his son’s nee at a little league game Cynthia Gold has been in love with him Pining away over a love she can never have forces her to make a drastic change a new job thousands of miles away But can she walk away from her life she enjoys and a ,Something So Mushy That You
Kindle Copy for ReviewThis is a set of five different stories from five different authors about finding love in different situationsFirst we have Always a Bridegroom from Melinda CurtisWe have Nicole Adams who has been a bridesmaid for thirteen times and never a bride She is suffering from her family Siberian curse and decides she needs a change since the only guy she is interested does not notice her She figures she needs a change as she willing to sell her business in New York and move to Los Angeles and buy a food truck but first she must do a wedding dessert catering jobChef Sean O Malley does not want Nicole to move since he gives his food creativity when she is around He wants her to join his restaurant and become a part of his new venture When he finds out about her long time crush he sets to help her draw the attention of her crush and in so she will not want to move away But along the way things do not go as plan as they are drawn togetherThen we have Charmer by Brinda BerryReese McClain is a planner which includes not getting involved Raising her teenager niece whose mother left her to a carefree lifestyle as she runs her pie bakery she needs no sweet talking guy to mess things upCord Barton is everything she does not need He is a rock star who is not only handsome but younger than her He Stupid men jokes knows he needs a change in his life but when he starts wanting than pie could she be his dessertNext is Riverbend by Ciara KnightDr Mitchem Taylor is ready to move on five years after his wife death Unfortunately the one he wants to date is his assistant at work who has become a part of his an his son s life But where they work there is a strict rule of employees not dating each otherCynthia Gold fell in love with him and his son early in their dealings Figuring that she never will be with him she decides to accept a job away from him Will it be too late for them before she moves away for goodAlong Came You by Hildie McueenGina Mills and Jake Weston are attracted to each other but they musteep their awkward feelings aside and concentrate on selling his house Things get complicated as past and present collide as they are caught up in each other Perhaps they were just meant to be together as life Workbook for Emergency Care keeps throwing them towards each otherAnd finally we have Uptown Heiress by Lindi PetersonGrace Adams heiress and reality dating candidate finds herself seeking a job to show she does not her dad s moneyJustin Walker is a waiter when he meets Grace as the two hit it off He soon asks her out but he does not she is a socialite Things get strange when they both end up applying for the same job as they go head to headWhat will happen when he finds out who she really is and who will end up with the job Can they get past her past and give each other a chance at love I really enjoyed this box set They were packed with emotion and I loved the firstissesAlways a Bridesmaid by Melinda CurtisMaster baker Nicole had been a Bridesmaid 13 times All she wants is someone to love and love her back But her grandma has told her she is cursed That she has her love of baking and her drive for success and there is no room for love So she gives up Valentine weekend to work for TiffanyChef Sean is the wedding caterer and he has worked with Nicole many times in the itchen Her spontaneous desserts always turn out perfectly with his well planned meals And while they talk he decides to help her get over her curse of freezing up while talking to attractive men But he also needs her to sign with him for his countrywide resterauntsAs they begin on this journey there are a lot of miscommunications thanks to auto correct that make for a very funny dialog between the two And as their feelings develop and trust is broken can they find a way to be together or will nicole way to be together or will Nicole again be just a bridesmaidRiver bend by Ciara KnightCynthia has been Mitchem s assistant for a while and has been in love with him and his young son for almost as long But will he ever think of her as anything but a friend Her heart just can t take it if that s all she will ever have so she s contemplating a job on the other side of the countryMitchem lost his wifetheove of his life a few years ago and has focused on his job and son But with everyone telling him it s time to move on can he get back out there and start dating And who would h even think about With his assistant always there he decides to practice on her not realizing he has been dating her for years Can his head catch up with his heart before it s too late or will his dream leave before he even realizes itAlong Came You by Hildie McueenGina has had a rough go of it Her cheating fiance has been rubbing his new fiance in her face only six months after the breakup But with her new and sexy client she may decide to mix business and pleasureJake is taken aback when he first spots his realtor She is gorgeous But his focus is yo sell his grandmother s house and get out of town But when the sparks fly and a relationship begins will he be as focused as he should be Will lies and rumors started by his ex wife ruin their chances before they even get startedUptown Heiress by Lindi PetersonGrace wants something than to be the daughter of her hotel magnate father And this chance with the design company is just her chance And her chance meeting of a sexy waiter *at a party is just another chance to take Completely out of character she is drawn to him *a party is just another chance to take Completely out of character she is drawn to him when he thinks she is just a girl trying to get a break she doesn t correct himJustin has this one chance to get his dream job And he doesn t need the distraction of this beautiful woman but he takes her for coffee anyway When he finds out they are after the same job and she is filthy rich he doesn t see anyway they can be together But Grace won t give up Can she make him see she is just Grace Charmer by Brinda BerryReese has been raising her niece since her sister took off years ago And she will do anything for Olivia Even stand in line for hours for an autograph from Cord Bartonlead singer and super sexy guy from the hottest band around When a freak accident happ. ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID by Melinda Curtis USA Today Bestselling and Award Winning AuthorNicole Edwards has walked down the aisle as a bridesmaid thirteen times Thirteen times In an effort to change her luck this master baker plans to give up waiting for Jake – who doesn’t now she’s alive – sell her business in New York City buy a food truck in Los Angeles and find her own happily ever after Chef Sean O’Malley could use Nicole’s dessert skills at his restaurant in New York City In fact he’s banking on a joint venture with Nicole although he hasn’t yet approached her about it When he learns during a pre wedding event they’re both working that she’s moving to LA because she’s giving up on Jake he decides to give her a crash course on how to be noticed Sean has after all three younger sisters He nows how a woman’s mind works But he doesn’t factor in how his heart works or how easily it could be broken CHARMER by Brinda Berry Reese McClain has a solid plan in place finish raising her teenage niece run her pie bakery and avoid entanglements with a tempting man After all her sister deserted her own child for.