Mia Kelly is a twenty-five-year-old walking Gap ad who thinks she has life figured out when her father’s sudden death uproots her from slow-paced Ann Arbor to New York City’s bustling East Village. There she discovers her father’s spirit for life and the legacy he left behind with the help of an old café, a few eccentric friends, and one charming musician.
Will Ryan is good-looking, poetic, spontaneous, and on the brink of fame when he meets Mia, his new landlord, muse, and personal heartbreaker.
A story of self-discovery and friendship, Sweet Thing shines light on the power of loving and letting go.
Poor Mia, she made me so mad in this book that sometimes I wanted to pull my hair out, but then at the same time I at this gut-wrenching sorrow for her. She is a girl who really needed to find herself. You watch her grow through so truly heartbreaking scenes but the person she becomes on the otherside is a strong confident lovable Mia. The writing in this book is unbelievable in the descriptions of how Mia is and what she was going through. I found myself really rooting for her to overcome her emotional hang-ups. She truly deserves happiness.
Will is absolutely 100% edible. Yes there were times he was an ass, but he was so patient and loving towards Mia and the heartwarming end is unbelievable. I loved his character. He knew Mia needed to find her self and gave her space. It was the true meaning to if you love something let it go, and if it is meant to be it will come back. What a wonderful love story.
Renee Carlino has done a wonderful job on this story. I was intrigued from the moment it started until the end. There were so many different high points in this book.
5 AMAZING stars.
Renee’s first friends were the imaginary kind and even though her characters haven’t gone away, thankfully the delusions have. She admits she’s a wildly hopeless romantic and she blames 80’s movies staring Molly Ringwald for that. She lives in Southern California with her husband, two sons, and their sweet dog June. When she’s not at the beach with her boys or working on the next book, she likes to spend her time reading, going to concerts, and eating dark chocolate.
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