"If you haven't read [Jane Eyre], then no problem. It's still a very entertaining read." Valerie Ipson at Of Writerly Things
[This Jane Eyre adaptation is] "handled with a delightfully deft hand that makes this book very hard to put down." JDP News.
I also loved this review at Star Crossed.
"Chocolate Roses hits high marks for being a well-rounded tale with laughter and drama."
-Laurie C Lewis
"What she did right." The Write Blocks
"Chocolate Roses... is fresh and original." Parson's Posts
"Chocolate Roses is a fun read." Annie Speaks Her Mind
"Good Clean LDS romance with intrigue, humor and chocolate." Taffy's Candy
Tristi liked it at Tristi Pinkston
"I wondered, 'How would Joan take [Jane Eyre] and put it into a modern day story? Let's just say, she did a fantastic job.'" LDS Women's Book Review
"This is definitely one I will read again--perhaps on a stormy evening, wrapped up in my quilt, with a box of delicious chocolate close at hand! Kaylee Baldwin
"Mouth watering, and a sweet read." Anna Arnett
"What's not to like about this novel? Go buy it." Writer in the Pines
Joan Sowards "does a brilliant job of paralleling the two stories and making it completely believable." Arizona Forever
"Doesn't the name just tempt you to pick it up?" Tangled Words and Dreams
"It really is a quite creative and fun read." For the Love of the Written Word
"This book could be a chapter out of real life for many twenty-seven year-old single LDS girls." Anna Del C Dye's Blog