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Sweet Little Thing by Renee Carlino Review

Title: Sweet Little Thing

Author: Renee Carlino

First published March 3, 2014

120 pages, Paperback

ISBN: 9780989138635 (ISBN10: 0989138631)

Rating: 4.08


Do you remember Mia and Will from Sweet Thing? Well, get ready to catch up with this talented couple in the follow-up novella Sweet Little Thing by Renée Carlino.

Will takes us on a musical and sexy journey through their life, and it seems like everything is falling into place. A new music studio, a puppy, and a cozy loft in Brooklyn are just the beginning.

But just when they thought they had it all figured out, life throws them a curveball. Join Mia and Will as they navigate the ups and downs of their relationship with the help of music, friends, and an eccentric old lady.

Sometimes the road to happily ever after is full of surprises. Find out what happens next in Sweet Little Thing.

About the Author

Meet Renée Carlino, a highly acclaimed author known for her captivating contemporary women’s novels and new adult fiction. Her work has gained nationwide recognition, gracing the pages of top-tier publications such as Cosmopolitan Magazine, InStyle Magazine, USA TODAY, the Huffington Post, Latina magazine, Publisher’s Weekly, Redbook, Sunset Magazine, Coastal Living, and the Union Tribune.

Currently residing in Southern California with her two sons and husband, she enjoys soaking up the sun at the beach with her family or indulging in her favorite pastimes of reading, attending concerts, and savoring delicious dark chocolate. To learn more about Renée Carlino and her literary masterpieces, visit her website.

Editoral Review

Renee Carlino’s Sweet Little Thing is a heartwarming contemporary romance novel that explores the themes of loss, grief, and healing. The novel was first published on March 3, 2014, and since then, it has captivated readers with its beautiful prose, relatable characters, and emotionally charged storyline.

The author, Renee Carlino, is a bestselling author known for her captivating storytelling and vivid characters. Her novels often deal with themes of love, loss, and friendship, and she has a loyal fan following of readers who eagerly await each new release.

The novel revolves around the story of two strangers, Mia Kelly and Nicholas Harrison, who find solace in each other’s company after experiencing devastating losses. The story is set against the backdrop of Los Angeles and New York, and the author skillfully weaves in the cityscapes to add depth and richness to the narrative.

Mia Kelly is a young woman who has just lost her father and is grappling with the pain of grief. Nicholas Harrison is a successful businessman who is disillusioned with his life and finds himself drawn to Mia’s vulnerability.

As the two form a deep connection, they embark on a journey of self-discovery and healing, which makes for a beautiful and heartwarming read. The novel is beautifully crafted, and the author’s prose is both lyrical and evocative.

The characters are well-developed, and the reader can’t help but root for Mia and Nicholas as they navigate the complexities of their lives. The pacing of the story is perfect, and the author uses flashbacks and introspective musings to provide a deeper insight into the characters’ psyche.

One of the strengths of the novel is how it deals with the theme of grief. The author delicately handles the topic and shows how grief can manifest in different ways for different people.

The novel is also a testament to the healing power of love and how it can bring light to even the darkest corners of our lives. However, the novel is not without its flaws.

Some readers may find the ending a little too convenient, and the plot may come across as predictable at times. Additionally, the character of Nicholas could have been developed a little more, and his backstory could have been more fleshed out.

Overall, Sweet Little Thing is a beautiful and poignant novel that will tug at your heartstrings. Renee Carlino has once again proved her prowess as a storyteller, and her ability to capture the intricacies of human emotions is truly remarkable.

This novel is sure to appeal to fans of contemporary romance and anyone looking for a heartfelt and emotional read. It is a novel that will stay with you long after you’ve turned the final page.

Rating: 4.5/5