Lucy can’t understand Joshua’s joyless, uptight, meticulous approach to his job. Joshua is clearly baffled by Lucy’s overly bright clothes, quirkiness, and Pollyanna attitude. Now up for the same promotion, their battle of wills has come to a head and Lucy refuses to back down when their latest game could cost her her dream job…But the tension between Lucy and Joshua has also reached its boiling point, and Lucy is discovering that maybe she doesn’t hate Joshua.
. Usa today bestseller!debut author sally Thorne bursts on the scene with a hilarious and sexy workplace comedy all about that thin, fine line between hate and love. Nemesis n. 1 an opponent or rival whom a person cannot best or overcome. 2 a person’s undoing 3 Joshua TemplemanLucy Hutton and Joshua Templeman hate each other.
And they have no problem displaying their feelings through a series of ritualistic passive aggressive maneuvers as they sit across from each other, executive assistants to co-CEOs of a publishing company. Or maybe this is just another game. Not dislike. Not begrudgingly tolerate. And maybe, he doesn’t hate her either.
99 Percent Mine: A Novel
She’s travelled the world, and can categorically say that no one measures up to Tom Valeska, whose only flaw is that Darcy’s twin brother Jamie saw him first and claimed him forever as his best friend. That’s the problem with finding her dream man at age eight and peaking in her photography career at age twenty—ever since, she’s had to learn to settle for good enough.
When darcy and jamie inherit a tumble-down cottage from their grandmother, they’re left with strict instructions to bring it back to its former glory and sell the property. It turns out one percent of Tom’s heart might not be enough for Darcy anymore. This time around, she’s switching things up. Soon sparks are flying—and it’s not the faulty wiring.
Darcy plans to be in an aisle seat halfway across the ocean as soon as the renovations start, but before she can cut and run, she finds a familiar face on her porch: house-flipper extraordinaire Tom’s arrived, he’s bearing power tools, and he’s single for the first time in almost a decade. Now she’s back with an unforgettable romantic comedy about a woman who finally has a shot at her long time crush—if she dares.
Crush n. A strong and often short-lived infatuation, particularly for someone beyond your reach…Darcy Barrett has undertaken a global survey of men. Readers and critics alike raved over usa today bestselling author Sally Thorne’s smash hit debut, The Hating Game, which has sold in over 20 countries. She’s definitely not staying because of her new business partner’s tight t-shirts, or that perfect face that's inspiring her to pick up her camera again.
. Suddenly there’s a free honeymoon up for grabs, and Olive will be damned if Ethan gets to enjoy paradise solo. The instant new york times bestseller! starred reviews from kirkus reviews * publishers weekly * library journal named a “must-read” by today, buzzfeed, the toronto star, Woman’s Day, Bustle, Entertainment Weekly, and more! For two sworn enemies, Book Riot, Southern Living, Goodreads, Publishers Weekly, Us Weekly, anything can happen during the Hawaiian trip of a lifetime—maybe even love—in this romantic comedy from the New York Times bestselling authors of Roomies.
Olive torres is used to being the unlucky twin: from inexplicable mishaps to a recent layoff, her life seems to be almost comically jinxed. Unfortunately for olive, the only thing worse than constant bad luck is having to spend the wedding day with the best man and her nemesis, Ethan Thomas. After all, ten days of bliss is worth having to assume the role of loving newlyweds, right? But the weird thing is.
By contrast, her sister Ami is an eternal champion. In fact, the more she pretends to be the luckiest woman alive, the more it feels like she might be. Agreeing to a temporary truce, the pair head for Maui. Olive braces herself for wedding hell, but when the entire wedding party gets food poisoning, determined to put on a brave face, the only people who aren’t affected are Olive and Ethan.
The Kiss Quotient
Which is why she hires escort Michael Phan. Their no-nonsense partnership starts making a strange kind of sense. And the pattern that emerges will convince Stella that love is the best kind of logic. From the author of the bride test comes a romance novel hailed as one of the washington Post’s 50 Notable Works of Fiction in 2018 and one of Amazon’s Top 100 Books of 2018!“This is such a fun read and it's also quite original and sexy and sensitive.
Roxane gay, new york times bestselling author “Hoang's writing bursts from the page. Buzzfeeda heartwarming and refreshing debut novel that proves one thing: there's not enough data in the world to predict what will make your heart tick. Stella lane thinks math is the only thing that unites the universe.
. The vietnamese and swedish stunner can't afford to turn down Stella's offer, and agrees to help her check off all the boxes on her lesson plan—from foreplay to more-than-missionary position. Before long, stella not only learns to appreciate his kisses, but crave all of the other things he's making her feel.
She comes up with algorithms to predict customer purchases—a job that has given her more money than she knows what to do with, and way less experience in the dating department than the average thirty-year-old. It doesn't help that stella has Asperger's and French kissing reminds her of a shark getting its teeth cleaned by pilot fish.
Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating
New york times and #1 international bestselling author Christina Lauren Roomies, Beautiful Bastard tells the story of two people who are definitely not dating, no matter how often they end up in bed together. Hazel camille bradford knows she’s a lot to take—and frankly, most men aren’t up to the challenge.
At least, not each other. From the first night they met—when she gracelessly threw up on his shoes—to when she sent him an unintelligible email while in a post-surgical haze, Josh has always thought of Hazel more as a spectacle than a peer. Their loss. With the energy of a toddler and the mouth of a sailor, they’re often too timid to recognize her heart of gold.
Because setting each other up on progressively terrible double blind dates means there’s nothing between them. Right? Not that Josh and Hazel date. If her army of pets and thrill for the absurd don’t send them running, her lack of filter means she’ll say exactly the wrong thing in a delicate moment. She’s a good soul in search of honest fun.
Josh im has known hazel since college, where her zany playfulness proved completely incompatible with his mellow restraint.
As guardian to his thirteen-year-old sister, he's in way over his head. Then she did the unthinkable: She became a mortifying fangirl in five seconds flat, which may or may not have included professing her undying love. But how can she possibly let down her guard again to a guy who has heartbreak written all over him?goodreads Hottest Romances of 2019Featured in Entertainment WeeklyFeatured on PopSugarWomen's Health Best Romance Novels of 2019SheReads Most Anticipated Reads of 2019Heroes & Heartbreakers Anticipated Books of 2019Chatelaine's Hottest Romances of 2019.
Fans of jasmine guillory's the Wedding Date and Helen Hoang's The Kiss Quotient will love Meet Cute. The washington independent review of bookskailyn Flowers was always calm, rational, and controlled--until she ended up sprawled all over Daxton Hughes, the former actor she totally crushed on as a teenager.
Soon their friendly meetings turn into flirty dinner dates, and Kailyn can feel their chemistry is as explosive as ever. The new york times bestselling author of Pucked and The Good Luck Charm delivers a Hollywood happily-ever-after where a famous heartthrob falls for his ultimate fangirl. And though kailyn hasn't forgiven Dax, she isn't heartless enough to make him fend for himself, either.
And oddly, he didn't run away. Of course, she never saw his betrayal coming, either.
My Favorite Half-Night Stand
While the guys are inundated with quality matches and potential dates, Millie’s first profile attempt garners nothing but dick pics and creepers. And she, just like her four best guy friends and fellow professors, is perma-single. But online dating isn’t for the faint of heart. Soon “catherine” and Reid strike up a digital pen-pal-ship.
. But millie can’t resist temptation in real life, either. There’s only one hitch: after making the pact, Reid Campbell, secretly spend the sexiest half-night of their lives together, Millie and one of the guys, but mutually decide the friendship would be better off strictly platonic. Enter “catherine”—millie’s fictional profile persona, in whose make-believe shoes she can be more vulnerable than she’s ever been in person.
Funny and fresh, you’ll want to swipe right on My Favorite Half-Night Stand. A uc santa barbara professor, she’s a female-serial-killer expert who’s quick with a deflection joke and terrible at getting personal. Perfect for fans of roxanne and she’s the Man, hijinks, Christina Lauren’s latest romantic comedy is full of mistaken identities, and a classic love story with a modern twist.
By the new york times bestselling author who “hilariously depicts modern dating” Us Weekly, My Favorite Half-Night Stand is a laugh-out-loud romp through online dating and its many, many fails. Millie morris has always been one of the guys. So when a routine university function turns into a black tie gala, Mille and her circle make a pact that they’ll join an online dating service to find plus-ones for the event.
Fight or Flight
As if flying back to phoenix to bury a childhood friend wasn't hell enough, a cloud of volcanic ash traveling from overseas delayed her flight back home to Boston. When his stay in boston becomes permanent, Ava must decide whether to fight her feelings for him or give into them. Ava agrees, knowing her heart's in no danger since a she barely likes Caleb and b his existence in her life is temporary.
And that's all it was--until Caleb shows up on her doorstep. Then over the course of their journey home, their antagonism somehow lands them in bed for the steamiest layover Ava's ever had. A series of chance encounters leads to a sizzling new romance from the New York Times bestselling author of the On Dublin Street series.
When pure chance pulls ava back into Caleb's orbit, he proposes they enjoy their physical connection while he's stranded in Boston. Her last ditch attempt to salvage the trip was thwarted by an arrogant Scotsman, Caleb Scott, who steals a first class seat out from under her. But even if she does decide to risk her heart on Caleb, there is no guarantee her stubborn Scot will want to risk his heart on her.
. The universe is conspiring against Ava Breevort.
From subway to Broadway to happily ever after. For months holland bakker has invented excuses to descend into the subway station near her apartment, drawn to the captivating music performed by her street musician crush. Using the only resource she has to pay the brilliant musician back, Holland gets Calvin an audition with her uncle, Broadway’s hottest musical director.
Impulsively, she marries the Irishman, her infatuation a secret only to him. When the tryout goes better than even holland could have imagined, Calvin is set for a great entry into Broadway—until his reason for disappearing earlier becomes clear: he’s in the country illegally, his student visa having expired years ago.
Modern love in all its thrill, hilarity, and uncertainty has never been so compulsively readable as in New York Times bestselling author Christina Lauren’s Roomies. And don’t miss her newest romantic comedy The Unhoneymooners, coming soon! Marriages of convenience are so. Inconvenient. Lacking the nerve to actually talk to the gorgeous stranger, fate steps in one night in the form of a drunken attacker.
Calvin mcloughlin rescues her, but quickly disappears when the police start asking questions.
The Bride Test
From the usa today bestselling author of The Kiss Quotient comes a romantic novel about love that crosses international borders and all boundaries of the heart. Khai diep has no feelings. His family knows better—that his autism means he just processes emotions differently. With esme's time in the united States dwindling, Khai is forced to understand he's been wrong all along.
And there's more than one way to love. When the opportunity arises to come to America and meet a potential husband, she can't turn it down, thinking this could be the break her family needs. She's hopelessly smitten with a man who's convinced he can never return her affection. When he steadfastly avoids relationships, his mother takes matters into her own hands and returns to Vietnam to find him the perfect bride.
He thinks he's defective. Esme's lessons in love seem to be working. But only on herself. Seducing khai, however, doesn't go as planned.
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A women hiding from her past has all of her secrets laid bare in this New York Times and USA Today bestselling sensation that enraptured readers everywhere…Braden Carmichael is used to getting what he wants, and he's determined to get Jocelyn into his bed. But after an intrigued Jocelyn accepts, Braden decides he won't be satisfied with just mind-blowing passion.
He knows she has a past, one that has made her skittish about getting into a relationship, so he proposes an arrangement that will satisfy their intense attraction without any strings attached. The stubborn Scotsman is intent on truly knowing her. Down to the very soul.