About B is for Barista

B is for Barista

Love is brewing where they least expect it.

Ivy Morehouse loves her hourly-wage job at the funky punk-rock-themed Velvet Undergrounds coffee house. Bentley Hollis grew up in a wealthy family and has a Harvard business degree. The only thing they have in common is an appreciation for ironic branding and great pastry.

When Bentley shows up at the Velvet Undergrounds as an employee, Ivy’s certain he’s just another overconfident, rich, handsome jerk—a type she’s unfortunately familiar with. And he’s clearly keeping a secret. Why else would he be working in a coffee shop? But as she overcomes her first impressions, will they both learn that they could be the perfect blend?

My review

These books in The ABC’s of Love series are so much fun! I read A is for Author last month and loved it. So this month I borrowed B is for Barista. I’m glad I did, I loved everything about it.

Ivy is trying to make ends meet at her two jobs in Phoenix. She works as a CNA at a local nursing home and as a Barista at Velvet Undergrounds Coffee. I loved the way she was with the sweet elderly people. She cares fiercely about them and what happens to them. But Ivy has so many layers. She’s a bit of a rebel. And she walks or bikes everywhere.

One day she’s asked to train the new guy, Bentley, on the fine art of making coffee. But she doesn’t just train him on his job, she also trains him on how he should dress, do his hair and anything else she can think of to make him look more like a barista. Bentley happens to be not only a young man from a wealthy family, he’s also the undercover owner of the Velvet Undergrounds Coffee shop chain.

There were so many parts that I found hilarious about this pairing. It was just funny that Ivy is training Bentley to work in his own store. But she also talks about the owner of the company, sometimes not very nicely. She has valid reasons for that, but I don’t want to give too much away. It just makes for a fun dynamic between the two of them.

I loved the plot of this one. There are so many great parts! And the ending is just what I would have hoped for. I can’t wait for the next book in this series! Make sure you read the other two. They don’t need to be read in any particular order.

I borrowed B is for Barista from Amazon’s Kindle Unlimited.

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