Title: Apples & Gin: Hot Cocoa Ice Cream
Author: Jenna Jones
Publisher: Torquere Press
Eight years, seven Christmases, one ice cream.
From Christmases apart to dealing with a relationship crisis to establishing their own traditions, Noah Kingston and Sawyer Shaw have celebrated the holidays a number of different ways. They’ve met each other’s families and learned new facets of each other.
Noah and Sawyer have been through a lot to get where they are. One thing is certain: true love is delicious.
Jenna Jones has written a very interesting story that revolves around two men, Noah and Sawyer, and how they cope with Christmas every year. The story starts off in the current tense, then goes back to the past, showing us in each chapter year by year for eight years how the lovers spend the holiday.
Where Noah has a loving very supportive family, Sawyer does not. Where Sawyer can spend time with Noah with his family for the holidays, Noah can’t spend time with Sawyer at Sawyers family home. So, with this issue, the men aren’t really ever together on Christmas and when they can be its sweet and interesting. What makes it what it is, is that Noah’s mother makes homemade ice cream and she sends some to Sawyer each year, and it’s always a different flavor. As time went by the ice cream became a part of their holiday tradition, which carried over to their eighth year, when something happens. What? Not telling. It’s a cute story, interesting plot and characters..
Reviewed By: Michele