Somewhere Between Bitter and Sweet
by Laekan Zea Kemp
Penelope wants to fulfill her family’s expectations, but her heart keeps pulling her in a different direction. Her parents want her to pursue a career in nursing, but Pen is passionate about cooking and sees herself continuing her family’s restaurant, Nacho’s Tacos. When her family learns that she has chosen to follow her own dreams, her life is torn apart. The same day, Xander is hired at Nacho’s Tacos and feels an instant connection to Penelope. Xander needs this job, both financially and mentally. Together, they learn what it truly means to be a family.