A "heartbreaking and romantic" (Aestas Book Blog) debut, Sweet Thing explores the intensity and complexities of first love and self-discovery.
Three standalone contemporary New Adult novels by a USA Today bestselling “indie” author, for fans of Colleen Hoover. When Ivy League graduate and classically trained pianist Mia Kelly’s father unexpectedly dies, she moves to New York City to take over his café. Although she’s denied herself the thrilling life of a musician, a chance encounter with a sweet and gorgeous guitarist named Will opens Mia’s heart to the possibility of something more.
When her father unexpectedly dies, she decides to pick up the threads of his life while she figures out her own. Uprooting herself from Ann Arbor to New York City, Mia takes over her father’s café, a treasured neighborhood institution that plays host to undiscovered musicians and artists. She’s denied herself the thrilling and unpredictable life of a musician, but a chance encounter with Will, a sweet, gorgeous, and charming guitarist, offers her a glimpse of what could be.
When Will becomes her friend and then her roommate, she does everything in her power to suppress her passions—for him, for music—but her father’s legacy slowly opens her heart to the possibility of something more.
Renée Carlino lives in Southern California with her husband, two sons, and their sweet dog, June. When she's not at the beach with her boys or working on her next book, she likes to spend her time reading, going to concerts, and eating dark chocolate.