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5.0 out of 5 starsMa'am?! THIS WAS SO CUTE
Reviewed in the United States 🇺🇸 on March 14, 2023
"Maybe we could just get a little naked and see what happened."
Calling all friends to lovers haters! This book will change your mind. FTL has been my least favorite trope in all of romance since I began reading in the 7th grade haha. I don't necessarily despise every FTL book I've ever read, but I haven't really loved any of them either. UNTIL NOW.
Hear me when I say there are very few books by Melanie Harlow that I haven't read... she's undoubtedly one of my favorite authors. This is one of her best. GAH?! I was not expecting to say that when I started this!!!! I was hoping to like it despise the premise - instead, I fell head over heals for these two and their story. And the plot fits beautifully with their personalities and situation. If the fake dating isn't enough to convince you, the MMC alone will...
He's a sexy nerdy billionaire with a big heart, golden retriever personality, shy but not in the bedroom, protective, mature... I could go on and on. This is the kind of guy you add to your favorite book boyfriends list in the notes app LOL
And let me tell you about the tension. The TENSION. How did MH avoid a slow burn but still build up the pay off like she did?? I was gasping up every time they even hugged or brushed elbows haha
This book was funny (comedy is so cheesy these days, I appreciated that it was a low key romcom without trying to be), hot, and nearly perfectly executed. I salute you, Melanie Harlow, for turning my least favorite trope into one of my favorite books. Not to mention one of my favorite series. This small town world of characters has such a chokehold on me... I could see myself going back and re reading them all!!
(Loved the appearances from other previous main characters in the series as well. It's one of my favorite things in interconnected standalone series... cameos!!!)
10/10 would recommend.