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Semi-Sweet On You

(Hot Cakes #4)

4.64  ·  Rating details ·  291 ratings  ·  155 reviews
A slow burn second-chance rom com!

She broke his heart ten years ago.

Now he's back -- and her new boss.

And she might still be semi in love with him.

But that’s no problem, right? They can keep it professional.

Until her grandmother gets involved.

She’s thrilled to think that Whitney and Cam are still in love. And invites him to move in with her…and Whitney.

Of course, Whitney
ebook, 350 pages
Published September 15th 2020
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Erin Nicholas
Aug 17, 2020 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
Semi-Sweet On You is done!
I can't wait for you to come back to Appleby with me and get to know Cam and Whitney better!

Do you love slow burn, second chance romances? You are going to love this one!

What if your ex was your new boss?
And you were still semi-in love with him?
And he wants you back?

It could all be very sweet.

Or someone could end up getting badly burned...

𝙎𝙚𝙢𝙞-𝙎𝙬𝙚𝙚𝙩 𝙊𝙣 𝙔𝙤𝙪 𝙞𝙨 𝙘𝙤𝙢𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙎𝙚𝙥𝙩𝙚𝙢𝙗𝙚𝙧 15𝙩𝙝!

It's got all of these goodies inside!
✔ Second chance romance
✔ Slow burn
✔ A hot guy
Mar 24, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Erin Nicholas Fans, Romance
4.5 Not Marginalized Stars
* * * * 1/2 Spoiler Free-It's LIVE!!!
Erin Nicholas has always used her abilities to highlight many issues with her romance books. She has a deft hand and makes all that she touches more meaningful because includes more than just the swoony stuff. Oh, there is lots of swoony, hot stuff...but she also addresses how things from the past, impacted how people were marginalized, not allowed to experience and live up to all they should have...Mainly women.

The basis of this se
Aug 28, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Everyone deserves a second chance... and a fresh start. Semi-Sweet on You is...both. And THIS is the read you deserve to enjoy.

Erin Nicholas’s Semi-Sweet on You is a small-town second-chance story. That is like saying that the Olympics is an athletic competition. Semi-Sweet on You is a spectacular romance about Camden McCaffery and Whitney Lancaster. Their families have had a fifty-plus year feud that originally began when Letty McCaffery and Didi Lancaster disagreed over how to share their incr
Aug 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I have been waiting on this book since the beginning of the series and Erin Nicholas did not disappoint. I love second-chance romances and Whitney and Cam's story is one of the best. Former high school sweethearts, Whitney breaks up with Cam so that he can go away to school and be free. And he goes away and becomes very successful. But when he buys her family's company and he's back in her life on a daily basis, they find themselves fighting their feelings from the past. But can they love each o ...more
Sep 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
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SEMI-SWEET ON YOU (Hot Cakes Book #4) by Erin Nicholas is the latest contemporary romance in the Hot Cakes series. I have been anxiously waiting for Whitney and Cam’s second chance love story and it did not disappoint. Laughter, fun, family, friendship, love, smokin’ hot attraction and yummy baked goods are all used to solve even the toughest problems.

For three generations the feud between the Lancaster and McCaffery families has c
Tammy Moldovan
Aug 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Whitney and Cameron’s second chance romance is a perfect second chance romance. - high school sweethearts that get a second chance to fall in love - who doesn’t like that happy ending. Their families have been feuding for three generations. They had a secret year long romance in high school and she chose her family’s business over him ending their relationship when they were eighteen. Fast forward ten years and now Cam and his partners have bought Whitney’s family business, Hot Cakes, the compan ...more
J Williams
Jul 29, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Sweet, steamy and full of emotion, Semi-Sweet On You is the perfect addition to the Hot Cakes series.

Cam McCaffrey is back in town and things are about to get even hotter at the snack cake factory. Cam is finally forced to confront his feelings for the one girl who broke his heart 10 years ago. I fell in love with Cam in Chapter One. Appleby's tattooed bad-boy lawyer turns out to have a huge heart and a protective streak a mile long. He has met his match, again, in Whitney who's eager to make he
Aug 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This is just the sweetest second chance romance! I enjoyed it so much! I have been anxiously awaiting Cam and Whitney’s story and am so thrilled to finally have been able to read it! It is everything I hoped it would be and so much more!
I think their story needed to be a very slow burn, it really works for their particular journey to their own HEA. Cam and Whitney have both changed so much over the years and need to get to know who they are now and leverage that with how they felt about each ot
Kay Daniels (Kay Daniels Romance)
Semi-Sweet On You was completely unexpected and hit me with all the feels. Cam and Whitney prove that second chances are well worth it and work better when the relationship bakes for the proper amount of time. 

In this second chance romance where both characters have not only had ten years apart, but had occasion to run into one another in the small town where they both grew up and then recently end up working together you would think there would be fireworks or at least a small bomb exploding wh
Aug 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I truly loved reading this book!
I've looked forward to Cam & Whitney's
story. It's a sweet, sexy, witty, moving
& fun second chance romance.
Cam & Whit, secretly fell in love in
high school. Their grandmothers were
arch rivals. 3 generations of feuding.
After graduation, every changed.
Now 10 years later, & all the big changes
at Hot Cakes & the town of Appleby,
will Cam & Whit, be able to be friends
& work together.
This book is definitely worth the wait!
With great characters you cannot get enough of
Aug 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Would you like to know the secret of surviving 2020? Read an Erin Nicholas book. Continually. You'll laugh out loud, maybe cry a little, and definitely blush, but when it's safe to resume to normal life you can emerge from a Nicholas book world and carry on with life. Reading a Nicholas book isn’t just an escape. It's an experience, an event, it's living your very best life in another world. I don’t know about you, but I’ve had enough of 2020’s shenanigans and am ready to disappear in Appleby, I ...more
Sassy Southern
Sep 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
OMG I am sooooo LOVING this series! All of these characters are fabulous and I just can't get enough of this group of friends. I was so excited to get Cam and Whitney's story and I was not disappointed.

This is a second chance romance told from dual points of view which makes me love this story even more. Whitney broke Cam's heart 10 years ago when she chose her family business over their relationship. However, he is back in town and determined to find out if they still have something between th
Golden Angel
Sep 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I always go into a new Erin Nicholas book with high expectations and somehow she never disappoints - Semi-Sweet On You was no exception. I have spent months envisioning how Whit and Cam's story might play out and I was wrong on every count. This is not your ordinary second-chance love story. I was surprised and delighted at every turn and by all the characters. As heartwarming as it is hot, Semi-Sweet is not 'semi' anything, it is unequivocably and wholly enjoyable from beginning to end.
Aug 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Amazing! Erin just keeps getting better and better. I loved this book. Holy hell talk about a slow burn but damn did it feel good. I don’t even know where to start this book just put all the feels in me. In this book we learn of a different side of Cam. When we first met his is was always ready for a fight, I was sure that when he an Whitney finally got their book it would be a knock down drag out yelling fighting slow burn hotness. But Erin surprised us with Cams sweet side. Not gonna lie this ...more
Sep 13, 2020 rated it really liked it
I have been dying for Cam and Whitney’s story and am so excited to finally have been able to read it. A delightful second chance romance, Semi-Sweet On You is sweet, steamy and full of emotion, and a great addition to the Hot Cakes series.

I very much enjoyed this story of the rekindling of the love between Whitney and Cam. This is a fantastic series and each book is so enjoyable.
Donna Smith
Sep 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
First off, I have to say THIS book is my favorite of any Erin Nicholas book. Second, I really want to give this book 1000 stars. I was anticipating Cam and Whitney's story since their history was revealed in book one. (You dont have to read the series to enjoy this but why wouldnt you?) They have history. Lots of it. They dated in high school, secretly. Because their families were mortal enemies. Well, maybe not that far but their grandmothers had been best friends and started businesses that we ...more
Elle's Book Blog
Sep 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
My Rating: 4.5 stars
Tropes: Second Chance | Romantic Comedy

Erin Nicholas has swept me off my feet with Semi-Sweet On You! This has got to be one of the easiest books that I've recently read to fall in love with. I'm a sucker for a second chance romance, but this one just felt so darn AUTHENTIC and CHARMING that I felt like they were together forever not just at their second go of it! It pays to make your characters situations feel real!

Unfortunately, I missed a few books in this series but afte
Aug 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Another winner in Erin Nicholas' Hot Cakes series!

Semi-Sweet on you is Whitney Lancaster's and Cam McCaffrey's story. Whitney and Cam were high school sweethearts. That was a big secret at the time. Their families were embroiled in a major feud and there was absolutely to be no fraternizing with the enemy. That didn't stop Whitney and Cam. Young love rules! Upon graduation Whitney broke up with Cam. She went to work at the family business Hot Cakes and Cam headed off to college. That was a tough
Aug 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2020-book-read
5 fantastically yummy stars! Full review coming 9/16 to

Over a decade of reading author Erin Nicholas and yet she can still surprise and delight me! Semi- Sweet on You was a blend of the past and present coming together to concoct a deliciously wonderful life.

Whispers From
Sep 01, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Cam and Whitney dated ten years ago, in secret. Their families were feuding because the grandmothers, who were best friends, split when Whitney’s grandmother opened Hot Cakes. Now Cam’s back and is one of Whitney’s bosses. Whitney’s grandmother tells Cam she doesn’t like the woman who “babysits” her and thinks Cam should move in. She thinks Cam and Whitney have had a relationship this whole time but have kept it hidden. Whitney just wants to prove that she is a valuable member of the company and ...more
Valeen Robertson (Live Thru Books Blog)

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Whitney has to suck it up and get used to her first and only love, Cam, being back in town. After all, he's one of her bosses now. But, she's got game face for days, and refuses to allow him to ruffle her. Except when he seems intent on starting up with her again, she's not exactly sure why. She can put him off, though. She knows he's not sticking around permanently, right?

The more Cam's around Whit, the more he wants her back. Or p
Heather Nobbs
Sep 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book was absolutely perfect. It was exactly the story I needed for Cam and Whitney. Cam and Whitney were secret high school sweethearts, they had to be a secret because their families had rival bakeries in the same town. After Whitney broke things off with Cam and he left town for college and a career, they had both moved on or so they thought. Cam is now back in town for good with his friends who all own Hot Cakes together, the company that Whitney’s family ran until selling to Cam and his ...more
Kari Hansen
Sep 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
As teenagers Whitley and Cam fell in love despite the fact that their families were feuding with each other. She loved him enough to set him free, but she didn’t tell him the real reason why and both of them were hurt in the process. A decade later he is back in town and she now finds herself working for him when he purchased her family’s business. Let the fun begin!

Cam has always believed that Whitley didn’t love him as much as he loved her. He is now a successful businessman who is a partner i
Sep 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I have read every book in this series, and I have enjoyed all of them for different reasons. This book is my favorite, so far, and I am not even a tattoo fan. Yes, Cam has a few. While this is a second chance story, I see it more as a first-time extended story. Cam and Whitney sneaked around in high school, but did they really know each other? I loved Didi, and it was nice to see a person with cognitive decline be so happy. It was also nice to see the building of family across generations. Autho ...more
Sissy's Romance Book Review
Semi-Sweet on You by Erin Nicholas is the Forth book in the Hot Cakes Series. This is the story of Whitney and Cam. I have read the previous books which has added to my enjoyment of this one, but I do think it can be a standalone book if you wish to do so. Whitney and Cam at one time when they were younger had fallen in love but they ended up becoming separated. But in their present day, they both care for each other but neither will admit it so they have been doing a dance around their feelings ...more
Heather andrews
Sep 03, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Cam is just so honest, “I don’t like any breasts as much as I like yours.” I mean seriously, the man has no filter, "no. Dinner, wine, dessert, me feeling you up under the table, walking downtown and talking, late drinks, then *** all night in a suite at the Hilton.” The man's filter really needs to be worked on, “I would look really good wrapped in only a sheet. Down low. Around my waist.” I liked this book, I loved Cam
Brandy Barber
Sep 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This was the sweetiest story ever. I loved everything. My heart was all in this book. I want to see the future with them also. Whit learning that she is a person, woman, friend, partner, and so much more to people was something a lot of people should learn. Cam is the perfect person to help Whit learn all that. I think her Hot Cake ideals are great. Her grandma is the tops. She can make me laugh and cry all together. So many raw emotions came out. These books can be read alone but you are going ...more
Sep 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I thought that there was really something special about this second chance romance. I suggest that you check your preconceived notions about how you think this story will unfold because this author has cleverly crafted something that I thought was fresh, funny, heartfelt and intensely emotional in so many ways. Cam and Whitney's story will make you laugh and sigh and swoon and feel like your heart is simply going to burst because it is simply so full. As is the case with the story being told, I ...more
Quinn Fforde
Sep 06, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I have enjoyed watching Whitney and Cam dance around one another through this series, and I knew that this book was going to be great. They have terrific couple chemistry and wonderful friends to help them. I thought I had a good idea of how things would play out. I was completely wrong.
I did not expect Didi, Whitney's grandmother. I don't want to say that she stole the book because we still get plenty of Cam and Whitney time. But I will never be able to think of this book without thinking of h
Perrin Larton
Sep 15, 2020 rated it it was amazing
What a fun book. Cam and Whitney, their families have been feuding for decades. Hot Cakes vs Buttered Up! During high school they were ‘under the radar’ friends and lovers. For Cam’s ‘good’, Whitney told him it was over. Broken hearted, Cam went on to make millions, and Whitney took a job in her family business, Hot Cakes. Now, Cam and his buddies have purchased Hot Cakes. Whitney’s family left and she’s still in Appleby with her elderly Grandmother and working at Hot Cakes.

Will Whitney be able
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Erin Nicholas is the New York Times bestselling author of over thirty sexy contemporary romances. Her stories have been described as toe-curling, enchanting, steamy and fun. She loves to write about reluctant heroes, imperfect heroines and happily ever afters. She lives in the Midwest with her husband who only wants to read the sex scenes in her books, her kids who will never read the sex scenes i ...more

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