There's a very special kind of sweetness to life on Pine Cove Island . . . Most families have a favorite recipe or two, handed down through generations. The Holloway women are a little different. Emma Holloway, like her grandmother before her, bakes wishes into her delicious cupcakes, granting the recipient comfort, sweet dreams, or any number of good things. It's a strange gift, but it brings only happiness. Until gorgeous, smooth-talking newcomer Hunter Kane strolls into her shop, Fairy Cakes--and Emma makes the mistake of selling him not one, but three Sweet Success cupcakes.Hunter, it turns out, is opening a fancy new restaurant and bakery right on the waterfront--Emma's competition. To make matters worse, the town committee has decided to split the upcoming summer festival contract between the two, forcing Emma to work with her nemesis. But she can't afford to split her profits. The solution: create a recipe that will make Hunter leave town permanently.The Holloway charms are powerful. But there are other kinds of magic in the world--like red-hot first kisses, secret glances, and the feeling that comes with falling truly, madly, inconveniently in love . . ....
|Title||:||Don't Call Me Cupcake (The Holloway Girls #1)|
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Don't Call Me Cupcake (The Holloway Girls #1) Reviews
Like the characters she creates, Sheets strives to spread happiness with her confectionery brand of sunshine. Don't Call Me Cupcake is an ideal introduction to an at times kooky, yet always light hearted series. A gesture of kindness sparks a professional rivalry and an irresistible romance. Tara Sheets' and her Holloway Girls will definitely put a little love in your heart, even as they tempt readers with sugary sweetness.
Emma bakes wishes into her cupcakes that come true for the one who eats them. When a hot stranger comes into her shop, she sells him 3 sweet success cupcakes not realizing he is her competitor.
Hunter is in Pine Cove Island to expand his business, and opening a restaurant with a bakery is the first step in his plans.
Don’t call me cupcake is a sweet and enchanting read. The characters primary and secondary are endearing with their quirky and unique characteristics. Emma and her cousin Juliette ar ...more
Emma and Juliet Holloway are the last left on Pine Cove Island, cousins with a special magical inheritance (if not much money). Emma is known on the island as a baker of some talent: her cupcakes sold at her shop Fairy Cakes bring hope, healing, peace and determination to those lucky enough to sample them. When Hunter appears in the shop, she offers him the cupcake she feels will best help him in his endeavors, a cupcake that brings success. It isn’t until she discovers that he’s the owner of th ...more
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Okay, I’m hooked. I’m not even going to lead into the “I’m hooked” part of this review. I adored just about everything about this charmed romance (grin) and I cannot wait to get my reading hands on the next story in this series. So, yeah, this one is a story that I’ll re-read just for the fun of it in those moments when I need that kind of lift.
Emma and Hunter are so right together. That special kind of magic when two souls know each other but circumstances are going ...more
Thanks to the publisher and NetGalley for the ARC.
You're definitely going to want to eat at least one cupcake after reading DON'T CALL ME CUPCAKE - especially if it is one of the special, magical cupcakes that main character Emma Holloway bakes. DON'T CALL ME CUPCAKE is a contemporary romance novel by Tara Sheets. It is her debut novel, and it will be published on April 24, 2018 by Zebra Shouts. The novel is the first in the Holloway Girls series.
Emma Holloway - as well as all of the Holloway wo ...more
This was a quick read filled with magic and romance. You feel a connection with the small shore town and the quirky characters that reside there.
This is the perfect book for when you need a pick me up! Emma bakes magical cupcakes in a lovely town in the Puget Sound area. Hunter looks so good that she makes him a very special one- and then she discovers that he will be her competition! Well, you know what's going to happen but Sheets has done a terrific job of creating two lovely characters who dance around each other until things work out. Emma's cousin Juliette is also a treat with some magic of her own. Thanks to Netgalley for the ARC. ...more
There's a very special kind of sweetness to life on Pine Cove Island . . .
Most families have a favorite recipe or two, handed down through generations. The Holloway women are a little different. Emma Holloway, like her grandmother before her, bakes wishes into her delicious cupcakes, granting the recipient comfort, sweet dreams, or any number of good things. It's a strange gift, but it brings only happiness. Until gorgeous, smooth-talking newcomer Hunter Kane strolls into her shop, Fairy Cakes- ...more