Cake by Jove Belle ~ Book Review by Ameliah

Cake-CoverTitle: Cake

Author: Jove Belle

Publisher: Ylva

Cover Artist: unknown

Rating: 4.75 of 5 Stars

Publication Date: 03/02/2016

Length: Novel (~ 50K-100K)

Genre: Contemporary, Fiction, Lesbian, Lesbian Romance, Romance

Blurb:

When it comes to other people’s lives, Elana Verdad is an expert. As a licensed psychologist and life coach, she helps people overcome obstacles. Her own life, on the other hand, is a disaster. Her lover left her for a man, so she drove over his mailbox accidentally on purpose. Now, not only did the judge take away her driver’s license, he also assigned her to community service at the local women’s prison. In what may be her worst idea ever, Elana decides to crash their wedding.

Kelly Miller may not understand her brother’s rush to marry his girlfriend, but when he asks her to bake his wedding cake, it’s not as if she can refuse. She’s in the catering business after all. At the wedding, she meets a beautiful, complicated, and seriously damaged woman. Although Kelly knows it’s crazy, she’s drawn to her nonetheless.

Despite the reasons they shouldn’t be together, there’s still an undeniable something between them. All they need is a chance to enjoy their slice of the cake.

My View:

Sweet!
Kelly is a beautiful baker. One day her brother, David, surprises her with the news he is getting married and asks her to do the cake. She is not happy about the wedding since she has never heard of this woman before but agrees to make the cake.

Elana is a sexy life coach whose ex, Bree, left her to marry a man. For some reason she has been sent an invitation to the wedding and she is unable to stay away. Once there she locks onto Kelly. She confesses her reason for being there and while it is hard to watch Bree get married to David, Kelly understands and stays by her side. Sparks fly between the two women but is this just some harmless fun or is there something more to it?

Cake is such a sweet story and not just because of the baked goodies. I truly enjoyed it very much. The writing was solid, the plot good (I do wonder about where the parents were during the wedding but I went with it), and the characters so engaging (no pun intended this time). I loved them both. I liked how many emotions they shared and experienced. This story was very gentle and heart warming with the exception of the sex scenes. They were some of the most erotic, fast and frenzied, smoking hot and VERY pleasing I’ve seen in quite awhile! Ms Belle has outdone herself. Read with soft romantic music in the background, this was the perfect book to cuddle up to on a lazy day.

Links

Cake on Goodreads
Ylva
Amazon US
Amazon UK
Amazon CA

I would like to thank the publisher for providing me with the eARC of this title in exchange for my honest opinion.

Farewell Giveaway
I have a number of paperbacks, most of which are signed, to giveaway. Over the between now (11 Mar 2017) and 31 Mar 2017, every comment on the blog (this post and all other new posts), will be entered to win 1 of these paperbacks. There are also some misc swag items, so there will be a few packs of these to give away as well.

Thank you so much for your support over the last 4 years. Prism will be closing its doors on 1 April 2017. All content will remain available, but no new content will appear after 31 Mar 2017. As such all request forms have been turned off. Again Thank you,

Brandilyn
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