we recommend: Renée Carlino, Sweet Thing series


We start this week recommending to all our fellow readers a book series we absolutely love. This is one of those stories that will pull you in right away and you’ll fall in love instantly. From the stubborn girl who only wants to live her life the safest way possible, to the carefree and full of life musician, you’ll get everything you are looking in a book.

Author: Renée Carlino
Name of book/series: Sweet Thing

Sweet Thing (book 1)
Sweet Little Thing (book 1.5)

Published by: Atria Books


Sweet Thing

Sweet Thing (Sweet Thing #1)
“You have to teach your heart and mind how to sing together…then you’ll hear the sound of your soul.”

Mia Kelly thinks she has it all figured out. She’s an Ivy League graduate, a classically trained pianist, and the beloved daughter of a sensible mother and offbeat father. Yet Mia has been stalling since graduation, torn between putting her business degree to use and exploring music, her true love.

When her father unexpectedly dies, she decides to pick up the threads of his life while she figures out her own. Uprooting herself from Ann Arbor to New York City, Mia takes over her father’s café, a treasured neighborhood institution that plays host to undiscovered musicians and artists. She’s denied herself the thrilling and unpredictable life of a musician, but a chance encounter with Will, a sweet, gorgeous, and charming guitarist, offers her a glimpse of what could be. When Will becomes her friend and then her roommate, she does everything in her power to suppress her passions-for him, for music-but her father’s legacy slowly opens her heart to the possibility of something more.

Rating: rating-4

Review of Sweet Thing




Sweet Little Thing

Sweet Little Thing (Sweet Thing #1.5)
Ever wonder what happened after the final pages of Sweet Thing?

Life is pure bliss for Mia and Will. They have a puppy, a loft in Brooklyn, and a new music studio on the rise. It seems things couldn’t get any better for this talented couple when life decides to throw them a sweet little curve ball.

They quickly learn that things don’t always go according to plan. Sometimes happily ever after is one giant leap of faith away.

With the help of good music, good friends, and one eccentric old lady, they overcome a few of life’s little bumps to find the sweetest thing of all.

Watch this duo grow in more ways than one in SWEET Little THING.

Rating: rating-4

Review of Sweet Little Thing


RenéeCarlinoAbout Renée:

Renee’s first friends were the imaginary kind and even though her characters haven’t gone away, thankfully the delusions have. She admits she’s a wildly hopeless romantic and she blames 80’s movies staring Molly Ringwald for that.

She lives in Southern California with her husband, two sons, and their sweet dog June. When she’s not at the beach with her boys or working on the next book, she likes to spend her time reading, going to concerts, and eating dark chocolate.

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