Cafe Au Lait

Posted 9 January 2017 by Kim in Book Review / 0 Comments

Cafe Au LaitCafe Au Lait by Courtney Hunt
Series: Cupid's Coffeeshop #5
Published by Courtney Hunt on 2016-05-05
Genres: Contemporary, Romance
Pages: 41
Source: personal purchase | eBook

FTC Disclosure: I received this book for free from personal purchase in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

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From the back cover...

When the owner hires a business consultant for the struggling Ashford Falls Cafe, artisan chef Kennedy Roberts is offended at suggestions to reduce the cost—and quality—of her ingredients.

When she discovers the consultant is none other than Alex Wells, her childhood best friend’s pesky little brother, she’s even more furious.

But now Alex is all grown up and will stop at nothing to steal Kennedy’s heart in May’s Cafe au Lait.

My Review

Cafe Au Lait is the 5th novella in the Cupid’s Coffeeshop series.  This one centered around Kennedy and the literal boy next door, Alex.  Alex also happened to be the younger brother of one of Kennedy’s best friends, which added a nice little bit of awkwardness to the story.

All of these novels center around a coffee shop in Ashford Falls, known for its part in creating love that is usually unexpected for those involved.  Kennedy has known Alex since childhood, but he’s always been off-limits.  But now he’s back and she can’t avoid what’s right in front of her.  Alex.

Overall

While I like the idea that it is never too late to find love with someone, this one was a little instalovey for me.  I loved the characters, but I would have liked a little more of the romance right along with the steaminess.  But it was still a fun read and I am ready for the next!

Rating Report
Plot
three-half-stars
Characters
three-half-stars
Writing
four-stars
Pacing
three-half-stars
Cover
four-stars
Overall: 3.7

About Courtney Hunt

Courtney Hunt is the author of the Cupid’s Coffeeshop series, the Always a Bridesmaid series, and The Lost Art of Second Chances. An attorney by day, Courtney lives outside Washington, DC. with her husband and son.

From the day Courtney snuck her first romance novel (Partners by Nora Roberts) out of her mother’s library bag, she’s enjoyed reading about all the many paths to happily-ever-after.

When Courtney isn’t writing, she enjoys photography, sailing, and coloring. She can never resist a craft store. After an early stint as a Disney cast member, she is a life long Disney addict. She’s also an avid fan of Star Trek, Star Wars, Sherlock, Harry Potter, Buffy…just to name a few.

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