Hey, everyone! I’m here with another review today.
DISCLAIMER: I received an Advanced Readers Copy from Edelweiss but that does not in any view affect my views on this book.
This is a spoiler-free review.
MY RATING: 5 STARS
Two besties and a baby make for an instafamily and a surprising romance in a delightful series by Melissa Foster, the New York Times bestselling author of the Sugar Lake novels.
Ben Dalton has always been honest, except where his heart is concerned. He’s been in love with his best friend—saucy, smart-mouthed Aurelia Stark—forever. But Ben’s a planner, and timing has never been on his side. When he finally decides to make his move, Aurelia beats him to the punch with a move of her own—to a different town.
Aurelia loves her new life in the charming town of Harmony Pointe. She has a great apartment and her very own bookstore, and best of all, the sinfully hot, commitment-phobic friend she’s crushed on for years is no longer just around the corner. Maybe she’ll finally be able to leave her unrequited love behind and move on.
But when a baby is left on Ben’s front porch—a baby that is presumably his—Aurelia is there for him. Neither one knows the first thing about babies, but how hard can it be? Ben and Aurelia are catapulted into a world of love, laughter, and tracking down the baby mama, and it might even add up to a very happily ever after… just not one either of them expects.
This book was just so cute and fluffy but there were also problems – real problems which were life changers and the characters had to deal with them as best as possible and the characters evolved as they attempted to adjust to the changes that were rapidly happening and tried to control their fates as much as they could.
Ben and Aurelia have been best friends since forever, they do literally everything together and share everything with each other, except one thing – that they are both in love with each other.
There is so much mutual pining and repressed emotions and it kills me because it was all expressed so wonderfully and I was just waiting for it to finally come out and when it does, it does so at a moment we did not expect and it is all so sudden but also, perfect!
When Aurelia finds a baby on Ben’s doorstep just as she is leaving, whom they dub to be Baby B, since it is presumably Ben’s, they do not know what to do. hey are scared and surprised and just, in shock but Aurelia stays by ben’s side and helps him figure it all out.
Aurelia is one of the best characters ever – she is kind and compassionate and loving. She helps Ben take care of the baby even though she has just moved to a new town and had to open a bookshop. She is there for Ben when he needs her and she tries to stay as strong as she can while she gives Ben and the baby all her love.
Ben is also a great character. He has made mistakes and he accepts it and he tries to do the best he can! He tries to do his best by the baby, making a list of things he needs for her and just giving her love, care and comfort even when he does not know for sure if the baby is his.
It is a tumultuous journey and it is really scary, both for Ben and Aurelia but they find their way through it all, working together and getting closer than ever!
This book really shows how your best comes out in a stressful situation and how, sometimes, you are unable to cope with ti but if you keep trying, you are successful at the end.
There are also such fluffy, cute scenes with Ben and Aurelia, and Ben is just the sweetest guy I know! From the things he says to the way he treats Aurelia, he is perfect and I love him a lot.
I really loved and enjoyed the book, so much that I finished it in just one day.
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