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Rêves en rose (Bride Quartet #3)

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Pièces montées, dragées, fleurs de sucre... Au sein de l'agence Voeux de Bonheur, la pâtisserie est le domaine de Laurel. Un travail accaparant qui fait de sa vie sentimentale un désert, même si elle est amoureuse de Del, le frère de son amie Parker. Hélas ! celui-ci la traite avec une condescendance qui l'agace. Un soir, exaspérée, Laurel se jette sur lui. Un seul baiser ...more
Paperback, 397 pages
Published May 1st 2011 by J'ai Lu (first published January 1st 2010)
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Dina
3 1/2 stars

Once again, NR proves how good she is when it comes to write friendship. Unfortunately, that got in the way of the romance and I didn't connect with Del and Laurel's love story. Del was a nice guy, but too smooth and perfect to raise my temperature. Laurel was a bit harsher than him, but her bouts of temper felt forced to me because they were irrational and came out of nowhere. Okay, that is known to happen in Romancelandia, but that behavior is usually associated with a character who
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Carrie
2.5* This book is difficult to rate because I both liked it and didn't. It was an okay story overall, and I liked the characters, although I did get tired of Laurel at times. Mostly, though, I got stuck on the "snappy dialog" that made everyone sound like characters out of a TV sit com or Rom Com movie. Not only did everyone in the book respond with one or two word phrases, but everyone sounded identical. Even the older Mrs. Grady spoke mainly in predicates. Some of the dialog was funny and clev ...more
CrazyPenguinLady
I really, truly understand that it's not my place to insult one of the -if not the- most successful contemporary Romance authors. She's the author whose books the heroines read in other novels, so I get that I'm the exception here and that this book was probably pretty great, and it's me who, for some reason, just can't appreciate it. But I'm gonna go ahead and insult it anyway because the people deserve to hear all opinions, or so I'm told.

I have never been so bored and/or annoyed with a romanc
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Mojca
And yet another Nora Roberts winner in this amazing series. And this time, though it still revolved around the friendship between Mac, Emma, Laurel and Parker, the story was mostly about the romance between life-long friends. Yes, you’d think it was pretty much the same as in Bed of Roses, between Emma and Jack, but the thing is, Laurel and Del, Parker’s older brother have known (and been friends) each other for her entire life. So the switch held much more danger and possible obstacles. For the ...more
kari
Apr 29, 2010 kari rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2010, 5-star
I love the way Nora Roberts crafts her characters. You're sure to fall in love with them while they fall in love with each other.
This third installment of The Bride Quartet doesn't disappoint in any way. Del and Laurel verbally spar with each other and the dialogue snaps as you'll laugh at their witty comebacks at one another.
While Mac and Carter continue to be my favorite couple of this series, this comes a very close second.
Laurel is one tough cookie, to use a baking analogy, and she has love
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Miss Kim
May 13, 2010 Miss Kim rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: contemporary, 2010
3 1/2 stars

*sigh*. I really wanted to love this one, but I didn't. I did like Del and Lauren, but I didn't like the 'conflict'. It was weak, since she'd known him her whole life. It felt like the author had to come up with something to make them 'have it out' before they got an HEA. I am so looking forward to Parker and Mal's book. We get to visit them a bit and this one, and I kept wishing for this to be their book. Ah well, we can't love em all.
Clare
Feb 11, 2011 Clare rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Laurel's cakes may have been beautiful, but they just didn't sound delicious. Some writers have that ability to make you drool over the printed word. Oh, I'm sure the wedding cakes were delicious, but Nora Roberts' talent is not in describing food. Too bad. I would have loved a romance novel that also described cake.

Cake!

Just the word makes me happy. Birthday cake! Wedding cake! Happy day cake! Cakes are celebratory but Laurel seemed like a cranky bitch. (Maybe it was from her celibacy vow?)

Unf
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Samantha
This was not a good read for several reasons:

1. Laurel was very childish and cranky. She was snapping at Del throughout the whole book and it turned me off from her.

2. There was too much time where Laurel was telling her emotions to the girls and not to Del.

3. Now that I really think about this series, these women remind me of a sorority. I just can't understand how they are together every day all day. It was too much for me. I must be very moody right now but I couldn't deal with them.

4. Do the
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Lynsey A
Unfortunately, this one was just ok for me. I was kind of bored with both Del and Laurel. If Laurel loved Del her whole life I didn't see much of it. I really got tired of all the exercise and scenes with the brides that really didn't have anything to do with the Del and Laurel. I guess I wanted to see them together more and it just didn't happen.

I kind of trudged through this one and was glad it was finally over. It's not to say I didn't enjoy parts of the book but for the most part this book w
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Hope Ortego
Apr 24, 2016 Hope Ortego rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I love Delany.
I love how feisty Laurel is.
I LOVED the ending.
Did I mention that I loved Delany? hehe
K.
May 31, 2010 K. rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audiobooks
I've been pretty eager for this book to come out, as I've been happily following the series. Surprising for me how much I've enjoyed this new series by Nora Roberts since I'm not usually a big fan of her books (hit and miss with me). I suspect part of the reason I'm particularly attracted to the stories is due to the wedding planner theme -- it's particularly girly, and I'm pretty darn "girly" myself! ;) Also love the life-long friends falling in love with guys who've been their life-long friend ...more
Susana



Sometimes we read a book that is not only good, it also turns out to be perfect for the current mood were in.
That's what happened with this one. A perfect read for a relaxed Saturday afternoon.

I guess by now, there isn't much more I can say about Nora Roberts' writing:
The author definitely knows how to spin a tale. If you've already read some of the author's books, you know what I'm talking about. If not....well, your loss...

So in this story _once again _ we have some smooth, flowing writing, a
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Anne OK
Apr 18, 2010 Anne OK rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2010-reads
Superb book. Had anxiously been awaiting Del and Laurel's story and it wasn't a disappointment. Now on to Mal and "Legs."
Ally
May 10, 2010 Ally rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2010
Mackenzie, Parker, Laurel and Emmaline have been friends since childhood and have formed a successful wedding planning business together called Vows. Although they help thousands of couples organise their biggest day, all have been unlucky in love. Until now

Laurel’s been in love with Del all her life but he just sees’s her as another one of the girls. Until Del pushes Laurel’s buttons too far and she kisses him.
Let the games begin...
When I first read the blurb for this story I thought it sounded
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Robin (RBBR)
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Widala
Mar 08, 2016 Widala rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
It's a lovely read.
The friendship was so cute, and now the group had grown bigger with Carter, Jack and Mal.
I can tolerate the wedding stuff, because it's not as much as the other books, although a lot of skimming still happened. And cake! I like cake.
Laurel and Del was a lovely couple.
B
Jul 13, 2015 B rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015
When I was reading the first book one of the first thoughts I remember having was that Del was going to end up with Emma because she had always been in love with him and he finally realised he could go up that road.

Don't worry, that's not a spoiler because that's exactly the opposite of what happens (kinda).

So far Del and Laurel are my favorite couple of the quartet, like I said I didn't see them coming.

Laurel is badass and Del is so respectful of women (especially the four of them - he sees the
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Mollie *scoutrmom*
May 01, 2010 Mollie *scoutrmom* rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: contemporary romance fans
This was the best yet in this quartet. I especially enjoyed the hero's realizations on how his feelings were changing. I think anyone who wants to read the fourth book in the series would benefit from reading this one beforehand, I can see the first hints of the next book beginning in the early chapters of this book. I love the series because it celebrates the friendships of the women as much as the romances they have.
Allie
Mar 13, 2016 Allie rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Number 3 in the Brides quartet series, this is another gorgeous read. Four friends who run a wedding planning business, this time it's the turn of Laurel and Del. They have known each other a long time and as he is the elder brother of one her best friends, things could get tricky if their romance doesn't work out....really enjoying this series - now onto book 4!!
Sabrina
Narrator Angela Dawe gets the heroine Laurel’s voice perfectly, but Emma and Mac’s voices tended to draw me out of the story. The male voices weren’t bad, but didn’t stand out to me as great or memorable. Again though, Laurel’s voice seemed to match the character perfectly.

This was a very solid, well-developed story and one would expect no less from La Nora. She’s a #1 best seller for a reason ladies – because she knows how to structure a story and create characters you can get wrapped up in.

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Alexis-Morgan Roark
Wow! I think this one is my favorite so far. Nothing like a good old fashioned romance novel to make me grin like an idiot!

Thank you, Nora Roberts, for sharing your talents, your gifts with us mere mortals.

There is a reason this woman has sold millions. She just gets it. Granted, it's not for every one, but it sure as heck works for me.

Yes, the story followed the same pattern as the other two, but I don't care. Delaney and Laurel's story was simply beautiful. I especially liked the fact that the
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Nely
Mar 08, 2011 Nely rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: own
The third installment in The Bride Quartet, Savor the Moment, is the story of Laurel McBane. Laurel is one of the founders of Vows - the wedding business that she and her three BFF's run. Laurel is the artiste behind the lavish wedding cakes that Vows offers.

Once again, I must say how in awe of this series I am. Although Savor the Moment was the least favorite in the series (for me!), I still love how "feel good" these books truly are. From its first page you are swept into the whirlwind life of
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Jacob Proffitt
Jun 11, 2012 Jacob Proffitt rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance, audible, steamy
Laurel is the baker of cakes and fine pastries for Vows and the mean one of the group of friends. Fierce about her friends, she doesn't hesitate to rip up at anybody who threatens those she loves. She has been a source of constant pressure on Mac and Emma's suitors in the first two books of this series, so I was interested what would happen when it was time for her to fall herself. Short answer: fun ride, though about as tense as you might expect.

Since she has been secretly in love with Parker's
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valee
Oct 01, 2011 valee rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: cont-romance
Another great installment in this very entreating series. I just can't help to love it. I guess it's because I love reading about great friendships and this 4 women definitely have it. And Nora Roberts just knows exactly how to write it, she makes it seem so real you just can't help not to feel part of it. I love how eloquent she is, how she uses a lot of words to describe things perfectly without making you feel bored. She just knows what she's doing.

Since the beginning of the series Laurel was
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Just - The romance reader
Like most of the other reviewer's that I've seen have been saying - this wasn't my favorite book in the series. Still rate it 4 stars, but Savor the Moment has been my least favorite in the series.

I just wasn't buying the conflict between Laurel and Del. I did believe and would understand their having problems transitioning from a friendship so close they were like siblings for most of their lives to a serious romantic relationship that seemingly caught them both off guard. But much of the time
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Katharine Kimbriel
I picked this up on a whim, because a Goodreads friend liked it, and because I'd always wanted to read something by Nora Roberts. I'd say she's not disappointing her core audience -- this is an extremely well-structured novel, the characters delineated and interesting, their lives filled with an ample amount of glamor and hard times. There's a romance that finally springs up between a couple who have known each other since childhood. The woman always adored the older brother of her best friend; ...more
Mainon
Feb 26, 2012 Mainon rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Bah, maybe I was less patient with this than I should have been, but even though I'm less than 3 months from my own wedding (!!!!) this was still one of the most god-awful, cliche, trite, predictable, boring, and inconsequential bits of tripe I've ever forced myself to finish. I can save you lots of time by summarizing this book in the following paragraph:

Laurel bakes cakes, lots of them and they dazzle all the brides who order them! And she has been in love with her best friend's brother for YE
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D.C.
Apr 29, 2010 D.C. rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Savor The Moment is the 3rd book in Nora Roberts Bridal Quartet series. I’m sorta mixed on my feelings for this book and will explain why.
This book in the series centers on Laurel McBane and Delaney Brown, who is Parker’s brother. Now for those of you who have been following along in the series you will know that Laurel and her three best friends own and run a wedding planning company called Vows. The girls have been friends since childhood and played “Wedding Day” every chance they got while g
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Maggie
Jul 23, 2010 Maggie rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audio, own
This might be my new favorite of this series. Halfway though I realized that one of the things I like the best about this series is that it really is cumulative, it would be difficult to pick it up mid-series. I got really involved with this book because I really liked Delaney's character from the start. I'm really looking forward to Parker's story, I like her and Mal as a couple.

**re-read April 2010, I think this is my favorite of the series so far. I read it on audio this time and the narrati
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Kata
Jul 09, 2015 Kata rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
This was a boring book. Not irritating, not stupid, not funny, not romantic, not anything but boring. In my opinion a romance book can be as stupid as hell if the romance stuff in it is interesting. When I open a romance book, I want to read about the first steps of a new relationship and live through the hard times when you can't tell whether your crush really likes you or not. That time of our life isn't boring and I, as a person who has been with same man for long time (and can quite well rem ...more
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“The polite thing would be to go back inside, give you privacy when you read it. But, I’m just not that mature.'
'It’s nothing. Fine.' Feeling foolish, Laurel opened the envelope.

You might think this is over, but you’d be wrong. I’ve taken your shoes hostage. Contact me within forty-eight hours, or the Pradas get it.
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“He gave her a quick, casual kiss on the cheek first. Then came the hug, and it was the hug that always made Laurel’s heart mush. Serious grip, cheek to the hair, eyes closed, just a little sway. Del’s hugs mattered, she thought, and made him impossible to resist.” 61 likes
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