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5 stars for Tinsel and Tea Cakes by @Piscj18 #sweetromance #holidayromance #bookreview



Title: Tinsel & Tea Cakes

Author: Jill Piscitello

Genre: Sweet holiday romance


Book Blurb:


Hair stylist Scarlett Kerrigan lost her job and her apartment. To alleviate a touch of self-pity, she succumbs to her stepmom’s pressure to attend a wedding in the New Hampshire White Mountains. Unfortunately, she runs into the vacation fling who promised the moon but disappeared without an explanation. Months have passed, but she is not ready to forgive and forget.


After a chaotic year, executive Wes Harley settles into his family's event venue, The Timeless Manor. His carefully structured world is shaken to its core when Scarlett arrives for the Victorian Christmas wedding weekend. The feelings he never quite erased flood to the surface.


When secrets are revealed, will a magical chateau and a sprinkle of tinsel be enough to charm Scarlett?


My Review:


Will a destination wedding at a Victorian mansion bestow a second chance at love?


Tinsel & Tea Cakes is a sumptuous holiday romance to curl up to next to a roaring fire. I’m all about second chances, especially when it comes to romance. This is a second-chance romance with a holiday twist.


Not only was the setting and descriptive narration sublime, but it was so enjoyable to watch this couple reconnect. There were classic misconceptions and misunderstandings, but I couldn’t help but root for the hero to win the heroine over.


I connected with the characters but what astounded me was the setting. Spending Christmas at a Victorian mansion…talk about romantic. The writing was enveloping and emotional.


The plot moved at a great pace with plenty of conflicts to overcome. The romance had some pretty seriously epic moments. Romance readers will love it.


Get whisked away with this holiday romance.


My Rating: 5 stars


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Author Biography:


Jill Piscitello is a teacher, author, and an avid fan of multiple literary genres. Although she divides her reading hours among several books at a time, a lighthearted story offering an escape from the real world can always be found on her nightstand.


A native of New England, Jill lives with her family and three well-loved cats. When not planning lessons or reading and writing, she can be found spending time with her family, trying out new restaurants, traveling, and going on light hikes.


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Reviewed by: Sam

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