Skip to main content
Give the gift of reading, get 15% off today.

Delilah's Desserts


About the book
: Welcome to Tangerine Street

Tangerine Street is a must-see tourist stop with a colorful mix of one-of-a-kind boutiques, unique restaurants, eclectic museums, quaint bookstores, and exclusive bed-and-breakfasts. Delilah's Desserts, situated in the middle of this charming collection of shops and cafés on Tangerine Street, is a bakery that offers a different variety of desserts each day. The emotions that Delilah bakes into these desserts have a strange effect on customers, sometimes altering the course of their lives . . .

My review: I LOVE these Tangerine Street books! They are so much fun. I love the way the authors weave the three stories together and it was so much fun to see other locations that I loved from the other books pop back up, The Mariposa Hotel, The Fortune Cafe, and The Boardwalk Antiques Shop. It's like seeing old friends again!

Anyway...I'll tell you a bit about each of the three novellas in this one. It doesn't look like any one author is credited to any of the novellas, that's kind of fun. I wonder if they write them together...

The first one is A Taste of Magic and that's where you meet Delilah, find out about her magical desserts and learn about her big secret! I enjoyed reading this one. I like Delilah, I like that she has a special dessert shop and that her treats appear to have magical powers. But she seems a little lonely, even though she has her son, Dylan. Her life is just missing something.

And then Luke walks into her shop and it is obvious what she was missing, him. I loved how you see their previous relationship through both of their eyes and you realize pretty quick what Delilah's secret is. Seeing her remedy that was my favorite part of the story. She becomes pretty unselfish and the ending is just perfect! 

Next up is The Art of Love. This one is so cute! I love Roxy. She's an artist, she paints amazing pictures for people, like the nursery she's painting for Cheryl. That's how she meets Mark. When he finds her lunch in Cheryl's fridge and eats it. I love this part, especially how the two of them conspire and bring pizza into Cheryl's house knowing she would have a fit! But that's Roxy, she's spontaneous and fun. I love the way she changes her hair on a whim.

Mark isn't overly spontaneous, and he's on a sabbatical from dating. But that changes when he meets Roxy. He might do some dumb things (I love the scene where he eats the cupcakes!) but he knows what he wants and he goes after it in the best way he knows how.

Their ending is great too!

Last, but not least is Much Ado About Cupcakes. This one features KC and Michael. KC has written a book called No Cheat Days. I love the way there is confusion when Michael follows her because he wants to spend more time with her and finds her eating a cupcake. This is where "much ado" ensues. 

I liked both KC and Michael. I loved the way they were both able to see each other's point of view and that they were each humble enough to admit they were wrong and change.

This is a perfect book to read on a winter's afternoon. The town of Seashell Beach beckons me again and again and even if it's nasty outside, I know I can enjoy it's beach in my house!

I was sent an e-copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.

Purchase link: Amazon

This post contains an affiliate link, which simply means if you click my link and make a purchase, I may receive a small amount of money.

Popular posts

Higher

About the CD: Award-winning tenor Nathan Pacheco has toured the world featured alongside world-class artists such as Yanni, Katherine Jenkins, and Placido Domingo. In all of his travels across South America, through Europe and Asia, and across America, Nathan often includes spiritually rooted and uplifting songs in his repertoire. This album is a collection of his favorite songs that connect with those spiritual moments from his performances across the world. These songs take the listener on a beautiful journey with classic hymns such as "Be Thou My Vision," soaring Italian epics like "Nella Fantasia," and modern classics such as "Forever," by Kari Jobe. Performing with intimate acoustic backing and often featuring piano and cello, Nathan's desire with this album is to help people reach higher, to feel deeper spiritual connection, and to find peace through songs that life the soul.

Track List
1. Forever
2. Be Thou My Vision
3. The Lord’s Prayer
4. His Love

Blog Tour - Compassionate Soldier

About the bookCompassionate Soldier illuminates fascinating yet largely unknown stories of men and women whose humanity led them to perform courageous acts of mercy and compassion amid the chaos and carnage of war. Arranged by war from the American Revolution to the Iraq War and global in perspective, it features extraordinary stories of grace under fire from valiant soldiers and noncombatants who rose above the inhumanity of lethal conflict and chose compassion, even knowing their actions could put their lives and liberty at risk.

Included are the stories of Patrick Ferguson, a British officer during the American Revolution who had the chance to kill George Washington but refused to shoot a man in the back; Richard Kirkland, a Confederate soldier during the Civil War who took water to wounded Union soldiers during the battle of Fredericksburg; and Oswald Boelcke, a German WWI flying ace who was one of the most influential tacticians of early air combat and was known for making sure …

Halloween at Disney and Getaway Today Sale

I know I already posted once today, but check out this great deal that Get Away Today is doing right now!
Disneyland really is the Happiest Place on Earth, but what about during the fall? In mid-September, Disneyland turns into the most Spook-tacular Place on Earth during Halloween Time at the Disneyland Resort! There is so much to do while at Disneyland during Halloween so I’ve gathered the top 5 things you have to do.

Before you get to the park, you have to book your trip. Let my friends at Get Away Today help you get there. They have discount Disneyland tickets and if you book before August 21st, you can save $13 off your 3-Day Park Hopper tickets with their Lucky 13 ticket sale! Tickets are only valid for travel from September 15 through October 31, 2017.

Now that you know who to book your trip with, let’s talk about all there is to do in Disneyland during Halloween Time.



#1: Take pictures with the fun décor

Disneyland really goes all out with their décor, no matter the season. Hal…