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Fetching Sweetness, by Dana Mentink
Stephanie's dreams of becoming a literary agent are within her grasp, if she can obtain a coveted manuscript from recluse Agnes Wharton! But when Wharton's dog, Sweetness, runs off, she tells Stephanie to find it---or leave empty-handed. While searching for Sweetness, she meets Rhett Hastings and enlists his help. Will she discover what she truly craves?
Number of Pages: 224
Vendor: Harvest House Publishers
Publication Date: 2016
|Dimensions: 8.00 X 5.25 (inches)|
Series: Love Unleashed
Standing Between Stephanie and Her Dream
Is One Hundred Pounds of Lovable Trouble
It should have been so simple for Stephanie Pink: Meet up with Agnes Wharton in a small town in California, retrieve the reclusive authors valuable new manuscript, and be promoted to a full-fledged literary agent.
But Agness canine companion, Sweetness, decides to make a break for it before Stephanie can claim her prize. Until Agnes has Sweetness safely back at home in Eagle Cliff, Washington, Stephanie will never set eyes on the manuscript she needs to make her dreams come true.
When Stephanie tracks the runaway mutt to a campground, she meets Rhett Hastingsa man also on the run from a different life and a costly mistake. Rhett agrees to help Stephanie search for the missing dog…thus launching a surprising string of adventures and misadventures.
Once Sweetness gets added to the mix, its a recipe for love and loss, merriment and mayhem, fun and faith in the backwoods of the Pacific Northwest.
Dana Mentink is a multi-published, award-winning writer. When shes not clacking away on the keyboard, she busies herself teaching third grade. Mostly, she loves to be home with her husband, two daughters, a rascally rescued terrier, a chubby box turtle, and a feisty parakeet.
oktobemeOklahomaAge: 45-54Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5So fun!!September 15, 2016oktobemeOklahomaAge: 45-54Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5"Fetching Sweetness" by Dana Mentink is a fun, delightful book that will have your attention from the get go. Discover what a CEO,an aspiring literary agent, a dilapidated trailer, and a coveted manuscript have in common. A fun, loving, spatula chewing dog named Sweetness.
You'll fall in love with the characters in this book especially the animals.
TellNJasmineMontanaAge: 25-34Gender: female5 Stars Out Of 5Love has gone to the dogs...September 10, 2016TellNJasmineMontanaAge: 25-34Gender: femaleQuality: 5Value: 4Meets Expectations: 5Love has gone to the dogs...
I had no idea just how well Dana Mentink could do romantic comedy until I read book one in the Love Unleashed series, but I truly found it out with Fetching Sweetness. This book is wonderful! I totally loved it! From the crazy adventures of Stephanie Pink, I just love her name, and Rhett to Sweetness's habit of collecting strays in need of love, I enjoyed every minute spent reading it.
There are some truly thought-provoking moments mixed in with all the fun and romance. Both Stephanie and Rhett have some important things to learn as they spend several days together in close quarters with a huge dog.
And speaking of dogs, I love stories with pets in them. I just about died laughing over and over at Dana Mentink's hilarious and oh-so-very-true depiction of canine antics. Sweetness is just hysterical! You want to reach right into the book and hug him.
I really can't say enough about how much I enjoyed Fetching Sweetness. The romance, the comedy, the surprising twists, all made for a perfect read that I was sorry when I turned that last page. Now I will just spend my time looking forward to the next book in this heartwarming and side-splitting series.
(I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for my review. All opinions are my own.)
PatsdreamHuntsville, ALAge: Over 65Gender: Female5 Stars Out Of 5Christian Fiction With Mayhem & FunAugust 30, 2016PatsdreamHuntsville, ALAge: Over 65Gender: FemaleQuality: 0Value: 0Meets Expectations: 5Fetching Sweetness by Dana Mentink has humor, trying to find a wondering dog, trials and tribulations by said dog. Stephanie works for a publisher that wants Agnes Wharton, reclusive author, unpublished manuscript. Her job depends on obtaining the manuscript. Agnes' Sweetness, runaway canine is her deal. Find her dog or no manuscript. Stephanie's adventures have only started. Enter an handsome hero at a campground, a dog that picks up stray animals. Cats and any other critter that needs help - whether said animal wants it or not. Oh, did I mention Sweetness' favorite toy? Well you need to read this book. I dare you not to at least smile, chuckle or laugh out loud. Dana Mentink always writes a good book. I love her humor & if you check out her blog and facebook site, you will meet her instigator for her dog series.
I received this book from the author for an honest review. What can I say? I love Dana Mentink's books and have been a fan since I read my first book by her. All opinions are my own and hope you enjoy her books as much as I have. Looking forward to the next one.
Christa5 Stars Out Of 5A Very Fun Read!August 29, 2016ChristaQuality: 5Value: 5Meets Expectations: 5Fetching Sweetness by Dana Mentink is a fun, very enjoyable read! Join Stephanie Pink as she travels from New York City to small town California. Her mission: meet up with an author, receive her most anticipated new novel, and promote to a literary agent. Sounds easy enough, right? Stephanie Pink is in for a surprise! Her journey along the West Coast will be anything but dull! How can Rhett Hastings, a former very successful CEO, and Sweetness, a slobbery fun-loving very large dog impact Stephanies life? Stephanie always thought she knew the plans for her life, but were those really Gods plans?
This book is full of adventure, smiles, laughter and tail-wagging good times! I loved reading this book and highly recommend picking up a copy for yourself!
I was given a copy of this book by the author in return for my honest opinion, which I have given.
Britt98Grand Prairie, TXAge: 35-44Gender: female4 Stars Out Of 5Fetching SweetnessAugust 26, 2016Britt98Grand Prairie, TXAge: 35-44Gender: femaleQuality: 4Value: 4Meets Expectations: 4Fetching Sweetness was a lighthearted romp of a story with a much deeper underlying message. I must admit that I struggled to connect with the main characters, Rhett and Stephanie. But even though the connection wasnt very strong for me with these characters, there were still some very sweet and tender moments that I enjoyed reading about which were wrapped up in Fetching Sweetness.
Both Rhett and Stephanie had signifigant journeys to travel both physically and emotionally in this book. Each believed that they knew the plans they had for their futures, and both of them had a lot of growing to do in understanding Gods desire to be part of their lives. Fetching Sweetness was a sweet journey with plenty of lighthearted humor.
I received a complimentary copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.