Thursday, 18 May 2017

Buns - Alice Clayton

Clara Morgan is living the dream, if you can call rebranding hotels that are desperate for a new life and running any kind of marathon a dream. Which she does. But the career she loves and the endurance races that keep her adrenaline pumping have kept her too busy to put down any roots. Growing up in foster care, she’s never been able to establish traditions of her own, which may be why she’s fascinated by the rituals that generations-old family resorts are known for. She’s especially interested in the Bryant Mountain House, and not just for their secret recipe for the yummy, gooey, can’t-get-enough-of Hot Cross Buns….

Archie Bryant, the man with the Buns, is fifth generation and one-day-owner of the charming yet run-down Bryant Mountain House in Bailey Falls, New York. He’s determined to save his family’s legacy from the wrecking ball the old-fashioned way—by gritting his teeth and doing what needs to be done. There’s no way Archie will be influenced by the new hotel branding expert his father brought in to turn one hundred and fifty years of tradition on its head just to attract a faster, younger, slicker crowd. But when some of Clara’s ideas start bringing in new, paying customers, Archie can’t deny that she may have just given him a shot at keeping his resort open.

My thoughts:
It was the cover, I had seen those other two around and I just had to read this one for the cover. I did read the first book in her red head series, that one was funny, this one did not have that humour.

Anyhow. Clara is sent to save a hotel. She was very focused, loved her job and wanted to do it right. And she has issues, she has been in foster care and now she is all I dare not love. Sometimes I wish there was a book where the mains did not have issues ;)

Archie thinks she has too many ideas (even though they are all good ideas but he is stubborn). And he has issues too, but he let go of those faster than her.

These two fight, oh but the tension is there and they just want to rip each other's clothes off. But they fight, then there is passion and they will fall in love, stubbornly ;)

Conclusion:
A nice romance, with buns, those yummy buns...I am talking about the ones you bake! I mean hello

Cover
It amuses me

Kindle Edition, 320 pages
Expected publication: May 23rd 2017 by Gallery Books
Hudson Valley #3
Contemporary romance
Netgalley


42 comments:

  1. Yes, what a cover! This book sounds good, I have heard a lot about it. Thanks for sharing!

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  2. I'm glad you weren't talking about bun(nie)s...

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  3. I read the first one a few weeks ago. Cute but didn't blow me away.

    For What It's Worth

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  4. I'm right in the middle of this one and loving it. Alice Clayton has to be one of my favorite authors. No matter what, her books always manage to put a smile on my face.

    Simply Angela

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    1. I really should read the rest in the series

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  5. I need to read her red head series!! I read this one as well and enjoyed too :)

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    1. I read the first book but something was wrong with the second and I just never did something about it

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  6. I still haven't read Nuts. This just looks fun.

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  7. The titles of her books make me laugh every time.

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  8. Hehe. They gotta have issues or the book would be over before it hardly started!!

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  9. Well I'm sure it also means Them Buns ;)

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  10. I saw this one over at NetGalley and was tempted to request it. I have read one in the red head series and thought it was fun. Glad to hear this one was good. Those buns!

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  11. Buns ha ha... this cracks me up.

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  12. Nice cover. lol I've seen reviews for this one on a few blogs and everyone seems to like it.

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  13. The cover and title is cute/funny. The first book is called Nuts, isn't it? Makes me chuckle :D

    ~Mogsy @ BiblioSanctum

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    1. Yes, hehe, that one had a fun cover too

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  14. I hear this one's a hoot! I need to read this too.

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  15. Her titles and her covers crack me up and I still need to read one of her books. It does sound light and fun even if they are at odds.

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  16. I am not familiar with author, but this sounds fun. Great review.

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  17. I am waiting for this one on audio - I listened to the first two and loved them. The stories are a great mix of humor, story and romance. :-)

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  18. I have this and will be reading and reviewing over the summer. Sounds like the buns delivered something hot and fresh :)

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  19. I can see the cover drawing you in. I love this cover. lol.

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