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New Release Review! THE HOOKUP HANDBOOK by Kendall Ryan (Escorts, Inc. #1)

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By Kendall Ryan
Release Day: March 19th

About the Book:

My love wand is on a strike.

As bad as that blows, pun unintended, it’s ten times worse for me. I’m a male escort, but not just any escort, I’m the escort. The one with a mile-long waiting list and a pristine reputation that’s very well-deserved.

Only now, I’m on hiatus. Because after years of pleasing women all over the city, my man missile decides to get finicky. And the only woman he wants? Someone I can never have—my best friend’s younger sister, the nerdy and awkwardly adorable Sienna.

She’s working at the agency this summer, keeping me organized, handling paperwork, and most importantly, keeping me on track to finish writing my book about sex and intimacy, which is due to my publisher in thirty days.

She thinks I hate her, that I don’t want her here. The truth is much more twisted. I get hard every time she walks into my office. Her wide blue eyes and pouty mouth drive me wild with desire, and if she stays, I’m not sure how much longer I can stay away from her.

Little Miss Overachiever says she’s here to help? Fine. I’m going to put her nerdy, curvy tush to work.

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The Hookup Handbook was a fun read! Sienna and Case are a lot of fun together–the chemistry is off the charts, and their banter is great. 

It definitely helped that though Case is a much-in-demand escort, his “love wand is on strike” and he only does administrative work and writes his book here–it made it a lot easier to root for an HEA for the two of them. The fact that it was only Sienna who had the apparent “cure” for his condition made for a lot of laughs–for the reader (and Sienna!), of course, not so much for Case 😉

The Hookup Handbook is the second in Ms. Ryan’s Escorts, Inc. series, but it worked just fine as a standalone. The hero and heroine from Boyfriend for Hire make brief appearances here, though–just long enough to have me add their story to my never-ending TBR 🙂

Rating: 4 stars / B+

I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.

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About the author:

A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than three dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 2.5 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world.

Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than 70 times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA Today, Newsweek, and InTouch Magazine.

She lives in Texas with her husband and two sons.

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