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New Release Review! DEAR SEXY EX-BOYFRIEND by Lauren Blakely (The Guys Who Got Away #1)

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by Lauren Blakely
Release Date: June 26th

Let me just say — none of this was supposed to happen.

I didn’t expect the letter to go viral. I didn’t think anyone would figure out who Dear Sexy Ex was. And I especially never thought he would find out about it.

Yeah, bit of a miscalculation there.

But see, I need the money to fund my brand new venture. And Dear Sexy Ex, well, it turns out he needs me to save his business.

By becoming his fake fiancée.

Yup, that’s the pickle I find myself in — pretending to be madly in love with the charming, brilliant, and utterly infuriating man known as Dear Sexy Ex.

Only, it’s not an act. And he can never know.

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In light of the current situation, Lauren will also be donating 10% of all sales (including pre-orders) to Feeding America!

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Duet narration of DEAR SEXY EX-BOYFRIEND performed by Shane East and Andi Arndt
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Dear Sexy Ex-Boyfriend is a fun and sexy friends-to-lovers / fake relationship story–*and* the first in a new series, The Guys Who Got Away. I mean, what else could you want here? It’s funny, sweet, and steamy as heck–a win-win-win kind of situation 🙂

Both Summer and Oliver were fantastic characters. They’ve known each other since they were teenagers–yes, she’s literally the girl next door–and even though he’s best friends with her twin brother, there’s none of that “I can’t possibly, she’s your sister” kind of vibe here. (Thank goodness. I mean, really.) There is a whole lot of “we can’t ruin our friendship” sentiment, though–a bit predicable, but since we do need relationship obstacles, it ends up working well here. Because of course they become a hastag, and of course they need to go the fake engagement route. Which naturally means kissing for the cameras…which then leads to…other things. For science, of course. Certain theories about the less-than prowess of gorgeous guys must be disproven! 😉

The secondary characters added a lot to the story–often in the form of comic relief, but they also played a significant role in helping Summer and Oliver eventually achieve their HEA. Plus, two of them–Summer’s brother Logan and Fitz, their hockey player friend–will be heroes of future books. Counting the days…write fast, please, Ms Blakely! 🙂

Rating: 4 stars / A-

I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.

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About the Author:

A #1 New York Times Bestselling, #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling, and #1 Audible Bestselling author, Lauren Blakely is known for her contemporary romance style that’s sweet, sexy and witty. She also writes red-hot, ultra-steamy romance for her Lauren Blakely After Dark line. She’d love to give you a free book today!

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