Ain't She Sweet?
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Why read it?
2 authors picked Ain't She Sweet? as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?
Susan Elizabeth Philips puts delicious words and phrases on the page and invites readers to the feast. I particularly love Ain’t She Sweet? for its themes of redemption, forgiveness, and holding your head up high when the chips are down. SEP takes a totally unlikable, broken character (Sugar Beth) and makes her relatable, lovable, and ultimately redeemable. I was stunned at how much I hated Sugar Beth at the beginning of the book and how fervently I adored her by the end. This book is toe-curlingly romantic and an absolute joy to read.
I love books in which the two main characters hate each other's guts almost at first sight. It's absolutely hilarious, although the story has a surprising depth at the same time. Another thing that I love about this book is that it is a nod to other of my romance weaknesses: the regency period romance and, especially to Georgette Heyer, one of the greatest authors of all times in that literary genre. A fresh story perfect for all of you who, for some hours, want to leave the world behind.
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