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I thought I had it all. The perfect man. The perfect life. The perfect everything. Until he left me on our honeymoon. My perfect life changed in the blink of an eye. I didn't need a man. Getting laid whenever I wanted with no strings attached was better than a complicated relationship.

But my hate for men soon changed the day Drake strolled into my bakery. All muscles and
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Published May 6th 2017 by Kindle Self Publishing
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Linh
May 10, 2017 marked it as dnf  ·  review of another edition
Didn't like the writing style. Pet Peeve of mine: (view spoiler) ...more
Coco.V
Nov 23, 2017 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: freebie
💝 FREE on Amazon today (11/23/2017)! 💝
Andrea Fleury
Not my favorite book

In not sure how I feel about this book. I thought Bree was a bit no a lot flakey. She was an owner of a bakery but acted like a bimbo. Went out every night drinking and getting high. I felt bad when her husband cheated on her but she was such a flake.
Jade
Jul 18, 2017 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc, 2-stars
This book has an incredible amount of 4 and 5 stars for this book so I had high hopes that this was going to be one I liked.

I found Bree to very difficult to connect with. (view spoiler) is not something that I can relate to.

Bree walks in on her husband with another women on her honeymoon. Bree leaves him and 'gets her life together' (view spoiler)
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Evelyn Nicolett
May 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Jennifer Cowgill
I was given an Advanced Readers Copy without compensation. I loved this book about 2nd chances when you least expect it. The main characters Bree is like so many who have been burned by someone they loved. Drake is another main character who is afraid of being judged for his past. Lyssa Cole has captured the emotional fall out of betrayal perfectly in this Romantic Drama filled book! Great Read!
Rebecca Whaley
May 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was so good! I loved everything about it. the characters, the story were like crack and I had so much fun reading it! Bee and Drake are awesome together and their chemistry is off the charts! I love stories where there are secrets but the characters manage to get past them! If you want an awesome book to read, I highly recommend this one! you won't regret it!
Lindsey
Jun 06, 2019 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Okay what the fuck! I seem to be in a dialogue slump. First we had the book featuring a marriage proposal complete with ring sizing chat now we have this one where the hero shares his history and casually mentions his dad was a drug lord forcing the family to move a lot and his mom and grandmother are on a modern day “grand tour” blowing all of daddy’s blow money. And how does heroine respond “oh wow that’s interesting. What’s good to eat here?” Uh hello did I miss the part where her childhood w ...more
Amanda Williams
Jul 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
An absolutely thrilling romance. An absolutely amazing read!!
Shaztwirl
Not For Me.

Let me preface my review by noting that I am the line voice of dissent.

Did you ever read the reviews for a book you've just finished and wondered if people are even talking about the same book? None of the 40+ reviews mention the mixed up tenses, the wrong words used, the poor punctuation and grammar, the numerous inconsistencies. There was so much wrong that I couldn't help but be dragged out of any enjoyment of the story. And the story itself? That was heavily laden with coincidence
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Tish (Cocktails & Fairytales)
4.5 stars. This was a very sweet second chance romance. Honeymoons are suppose to be about love, romance and the start of a life but sadly for Bree that is the complete opposite of what hers was. Then Drake shows up and tries to help her forget about her heartbreak and learn to trust and love again. A little slow to start but then things really got interesting and I didn't want to put it down.

This book was given to me for free at my request and I provided this review voluntarily
Lyssa Cole
May 02, 2017 added it  ·  (Review from the author)  ·  review of another edition

FREE in KU!!


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Jojo Reeves
May 06, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition

This is a cleverly written love story of two people who fall in love but have their secrets and how their secrets are intertwined with each other's lives.
Elizabeth Neal
May 06, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
**3.5 Stars**

Two years ago, Bree was forced to start her life over. How? Well, when you catch your husband in the act of cheating, on your honeymoon and in your bed no less, of course she wouldn't want to go home, the place that was theirs. Nope, you legally remove the jerkoff from your life and then move on...albeit painfully as you slowly begin healing. Ever since, if she's built a formidable wall around her heart, you can't blame her. At least one good thing came out of her heartbreak, her ba
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Cali Gals
May 05, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
This story was adorable. It starts off with you being heartbroken and angry for the heroine, Bree who catches her husband on there honeymoon with another woman. This of course makes it easy to hate her husband, Kyle through the rest of the book. After the honeymoon from Hell, Bree walks away and you fast forward two years. Bree is funny, sweet and has surrounded herself with an amazing posse of girlfriends which is really prevalent during her funny interactions at her bakery. I really love that ...more
Wildbutterfly MC
SWEET AS BERRY PIE

OMG, Drake is my new Book Boyfriend. He is HOT, SEXY and all GENTLEMAN.
This is a Beautiful 2nd chance Love Story. Lyssa Cole wrote a beautiful love story that grabbed you from the 1st chapter and you don't want to put the book down. Each page you turn gets hotter and you will fall in love, you will cry and laugh and fall in love all over again. The sex is HOT...
Bree is getting over the betrayal of her ex and finally opens her Bakery. She has the best of friends to help her ru
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Dora Harvey
May 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.

This book is an absolute gem! This was a beautiful love story of second chances that was so well done; it held my attention and was entertaining, but also was heartwarming and emotional. Emotions that come from letting go of the past and looking toward the future. I loved the storyline and the characters of Bree and Drake, and how the romantic relationship builds between the two. Together, their banter is refreshing and will make you lau
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StinaA (Book Haven Book Blog)
It's my first book by this author, and I liked it!
It's a fast read, but oh, so sweet and hot!
It's written in Bree's pov, but we get to "hear" Drakes thoughts. For me, that was something new, just hear his thoughts and not read it from his pov. And I liked it!

We meet Bree, a hard working woman. Somewhat happy with her life. Good girlfriends, lovely parents and a blooming business. But with a broken heart. But hey, who wouldn't have a broken heart after what her husband did to her? I don't think I
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Fran Auq
May 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Everyone has deceptions in life. Most of us suffer from broken heart. Maybe we all being cheated ones or twice, but when that betrayal happened at your honeymoon and from your high school sweetheart, the hurt is something that you would never forget.
Bree was destroy by his ex betrayal but she took that anger and build herself up. After finally opening her bakery and putting her life straight she wasn't planning to fall in love again but she couldn't stop it, because that man that work at her sh
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Ronda
May 04, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I received an advanced copy for an honest review. This was my first book by Lyssa Cole and I have to say it will not be my last. This is a sweet and steamy romance that is hard to put down.

Bree’s husband cheats on her on their honeymoon and she has sworn off love. She builds a life for herself in her hometown and starts her own bakery and has a strong group of women friends around her. When sexy Drake applies for the baker position, Bree is immediately drawn to him and he is to her also. There i
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Dawn Daughenbaugh
I received a ARC copy of this book for my honest review! I absolutely loved this book. This story is about Bree and Drake.Bree who is shocked to find her newly husband in bed with another women on there honeymoon. She leaves him there in Hawaii.Fast forward two years and She's finally getting her dream she's opened her own Bakery Sweet Bites,she's running herself crazy since her other baker left now on the hunt for a new one she never expected the hot guy who came in for application for the job. ...more
Kari Hansen
May 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Bree couldn’t be happier as she had just married her high school sweetheart Kyle and they were on their honeymoon in Hawaii until she goes back to their room and finds him with another woman. Two years later she has rebuilt her life which includes a close group of friends and owns her own bakery however one of her baker has just quit.

Drake has just returned to the hometown he left when he was six and sees the ad for a baker which is a perfect fit for him and the chemistry when he meets Bree for
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Virginie Plawecki-Illescas
I received an Advanced Reader Copy of this book for an honest review. This was my very first read from author Lyssa Cole, This was a sweet and fast read, I had a hard time putting it down. This will definitely not be my last book by Lyssa Cole.

After being hurt and betrayed during her honeymoon, Bree leaves her husband. Fast forward two years and Bree has made a life for herself by opening her dream bakery in her hometown and not falling in love ever again. Until she meets Drake, her new baker!
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Katie
Jul 18, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Sweeter Pleasures by Lyssa Cole
4 stars
This is the second book that I have read by this author and is a complete contrast but still just as enjoyable! I really liked the mains characters Bree and Drake! This is a nice second chance story and Drake was just YUMMY!! I think he might end up on my book boyfriend list!! There were a few laugh out loud moments especially when Drake first comes into the story and the reactions from all the girls who work for Bree. I liked the chemistry between Bree and
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Wendy Livingstone
This story starts when Bree is on her honeymoon, and walks in on her new hubby cheating on her. She leaves completely destroyed, and now 2 years later has her life on track and owns her own bakery. When she advertises for a baker in walks sexy Drake. These 2 have explosive chemistry between them, and are totally great together. Can their relationship work? No spoilers from me; do yourself a favour and read this amazing book for yourself!
This author had done a fantastic job in writing this storyl
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Destiny Bridwell
I got this as an ARC for my honest opinion and review. I found this novel to be a bit emotional from me. I could be because I am getting married and that would be the worse betrayed. Her new husband cheats on her on their honeymoon in Hawaii. That was two years ago and now she has her bakery. That was her dream. Only now she has had one of her baker quit on her and she needs to fill that spot. Enter Kyle who has new baking skills and is looking for work. He enters her bakery and there is somethi ...more
Christina  Fender
May 04, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
The Sweeter Pleasure was as the title states a very sweet book. This is the story of Bree who we meet while on her honeymoon with her high school sweetheart Kyle. All is going well until Bree comes back to her hotel room and finds Kyle with another woman.
Fast forward and we again see Bree living her dream having opened her own bakery and hired the best employees. Needing a new baker we meet Drake. I don't typically picture a hot, built, tatted dude as a baker, but it works here. The chemistry b
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A Booklover's Haven
I flove this heartwarming romance by Lyssa Cole!
Once bitten,twice shy,Bree is not in for love since she has been betrayed by her ex husband on their honeymoon.
But you cannot resist the ways of love.So when the sexy and hot Drake is appointed as the baker at her bakery,Bree cannot but fall for his charming ways and handsome face with an equally sinfully body.

But things get complicated when it is revealed that Drake has a shady past and dark secrets.Secrets that threaten to ruin the happiness of t
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Isha Coleman
May 07, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: first-reads
In order to be strong, a person has to face circumstances that build character. In other words, find something worth fighting for. Bree is a woman rebuilding her world, after numerous earth shattering events have left her twisting in the wind. Drake shrouds himself with a bit more mystery. His secrets keep him company, while his heart motivates him to make a better life for himself. Ms. Cole serves up some delicious temptation with conniving exes, daily stresses and some sexual healing with Swee ...more
Nancy George
May 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Sweeter Pleasures was a awesome read. It took me a little bit to get into the book but once I did there was no putting it down.

Bree was hurt by her husband by him cheating on her. But she put on her big girl panties and got her life back together and made her dream come true. Now to hire a new baker for her bakery.

Drake just wants to settle down in his hometown. But there are secrets in his past that threaten his future. He gets a job as the baker at Brees bakery.
The attraction and fireworks a
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Lyssa Cole has been in love with books for as long as she can remember. Escaping into a story is her favorite pastime. Wanting to be a writer for a couple years, she is now crafting her own stories. She loves to write angsty sexy romance with lots of heat and some suspense to keep you guessing and wanting to turn that page! She lives in Southeastern Mass with her two kids and two dogs. Lover of co ...more

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