Lizzie Carpenter is a single mother of a teen-aged daughter, working as a waitress in the town where she grew up. She and Paige are making the best of their lives when she hears from Paige’s father for the first time in 15 years, throwing them both into emotional turmoil. Dante Giovanni comes to town–a stranger weighed down by an incident in his past that has changed his life in every way. Tay and Lizzie are attracted to each other, but both have fears and obstacles to overcome before they can build a lasting relationship. This is a sweet romance with memorable characters, a touching plot and lots of humor–if you enjoy remance fiction, you will find How Sweet it Is an enjoyable summer read!!!