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There’s nothing quite like your first bite.
Dulcie Carter has been running her family’s homemade sweet shop, Candy Land Confections, on her own since her mom passed away. But business is slow and rent is high, so Dulcie knows if she wants to keep her mom’s dream alive, she’ll need a miracle. Winning the annual Assembly of Chocolatiers competition will change everything, if only she can overcome her fears and bring herself to create something new for the first time in a long time.
Then she meets Nick, a molten-hot guy with a sexy smirk and chocolate brown eyes. The attraction is stronger than any sugar rush—until she discovers he’s set to inherit his family’s big-box candy shop in town, which is her strongest competitor for first prize. Nick’s got his own reasons for needing the win, but then being around Dulcie is proving addictive.
As the competition heats up, so do the sparks between them. Can they keep their sights on winning, when love might be the sweetest prize of all?
"I loved it! Sugar Rush has now become one of my re-reads books." - Harlequin Junkie
This book was utterly adorable. I've probably read at least a thousand romance novels in my life, and this one stood out as unique for several reasons.
#1: Candy. The plot revolves around CANDY. It's sweet and feel good, and even though I got anxious at one point, it never felt angst-ridden... wh... ...more
Dulcie Carter grew up tasting, creating, and surrounded by candy. So it only made sense to keep her mother's legacy and dream alive by taking over Candy Land Confections, her mother's homemade candy store, when she passed away. The only thing is, dreams don't come cheap. Between rent, supplies, a... ...more
This was such a sweet story! Yes, pun intended ;o)
As far as romance novels go, this was on the "gentle" side, but still had so much feeling. I loved the characters (but I have to admit that Grams bugged me with her selfishness until close to the end). I was rooting for Dulcie the whole time and... ...more
Dulcie and Nick are like modern day Romeo and Juliet.
This is a book you can read while relaxing and that will definitely be nice after any stressful/tiring day.
Two quotes from the book that might just get your interest:
“They had just been starting to build a connection, and Dulcie was sure it co... ...more
Loved this sweet story! It did make me crave candy and cupcakes like crazy. So many great lines. Cute, short, super-sweet read. ...more
A fresh twist in sweet (operative word: SWEET) category romance. I thought the candy angle was interesting, and also the style of hero unusual, which made the book stand out from the crowd. ...more
Really 3.75 Stars
Reviewed on http://scorchingbookreviews.blogspot....
Dulcie was left a legacy to protect when her mother died of cancer. The chocolate shop she was brought up in was a massive part of her mother’s life and it is now up to Dulcie to keep it thriving. On the one occasion that Dulci... ...more
Sugar Rush Review on K-Books
It's no surprise to anyone how much I love Entangled Publishing books. I read a lot of them and I review a lot of them for Entangled. So when I heard about this new imprint of books coming from Entangled, The Bliss Imprint, I jumped at the chance to review them. Sugar... ...more
At First Sight: Dulcie Carter loves candy, and she's working hard to keep her mother's candy shop - Candy Land Confections - above water following her mother's passing. It's not easy though, while she's trying to get her masters (to fullfil her mother's wish that she got a proper education) and t... ...more
This book should come with a warning label that you will most certainly want a box of delicious chocolates and cupcakes while reading. This was a sweet (pun intended) and touching romance. It is told from alternating POV's so we get to know both Dulcie and Nick very well. I loved getting to be in... ...more
Review posted at Books to Brighten your Mood
Sugar Rush is one of the sweetest and cutest stories I read this year! I mean this book is so sweet that I dreamt of cupcakes the whole time while reading it! Well ,the fact that cupcakes and other various candies were mentioned the whole time didn't he... ...more
Sugar Rush is probably the sweetest book I've ever read. Everything from the romance to the dialogues to the setting to the writing was extremely Sweet, I-might-even-get-diabetes kind of sweet, and I loved every moment of it. This book is all about Candies & Cupcakes, Competitions & Food... ...more
Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice
Since her mother passed away, running Candy Land Confections, has been difficult for Dulcie Carter. Homemade sweets made from the family's original recipes was her mom's dream. But keeping the business afloat while getting a business degree with sales slow is pr... ...more
A charming story that will appeal to your heart. And your sweet tooth.
Would it be terribly cliche if I said Sugar Rush was a sweet, sweet story? I know, it is. But that is simply the best description for the story of Dulcie and Nick, and the confections that consume their lives.
Dulcie (such an a... ...more
Sugar Rush is the story of nice guy who dreams of baking cupcakes who runs into the perfect girl who dreams of carrying on her mother’s legacy of candy making….only to have their romance abruptly halted by a long standing family feud and Chocolatier competition.
This title is published under Entan... ...more
Dulcie has been running her family business, Candy Land Confections, by herself since her mom passed away. Times are tough and business is slowing down. She needs to do something before she loses everything. The Master Chocolatier competition with the $50,000 prize is just what she is needing. Bu... ...more
Reviewd at HarlequinJunkie .com
I loved it! Sugar Rush has now become one of my re-reads books.
Dulcie and Nick are like modern day Romeo and Juliet. There is a feud between their families that does not allow them to be together, but they don’t know the reason for the feud, which seems to be somet... ...more
Reviewed by Heather
Dulcie Carter runs her family's bakery, Candy Land Confections, after the death of her mother. They are having a hard time financially and if she can't come up with something to make some money, she might be forced to close the doors. When she decides to enter the annual Choco... ...more
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Dulcie Carter runs her family’s bakery, Candy Land Confections, after the death of her mother. They are having a hard time financially and if she can’t come up with something to make some money, she might be forced to close the doors. When she decides to enter the annual... ...more
Written for Confessions From Romaholics
Dulcie Carter has run her family’s shop, Candy Land Confections, since her mother died. She is also studying to get her Master’s degree in Business Administration. Because of the slow business, she needs to win the candy contest The Forty-seventh Annual Tast... ...more
Definitely one of the sweetest book I have ever read. I loved it!
The plot's so simple yet very interesting. Modern day Romeo and Juliet indeed. I knew it, Nick's dad is a jerk. Well, at least he paid for it. I liked Nick! He already knew that he likes Dulcie and 'giving' everything to her. He's... ...more
Dulcie is a Chocolatier and is trying to keep her mother's legacy alive. Nick is the son of her company's biggest rival. Dulcie is self conscious of her own creations after a mishap. The love story was great and I enjoyed the secondary characters but it felt like some thing was missing. ...more