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Release Day Review! HUMBUGGED by Pippa Grant and Lili Valente (Happy Cat #4)

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Title: Humbugged
Authors: Pippa Grant & Lili Valente
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Release Date: December 10, 2019

He’s the world’s most alpha Marine and the last man I should be letting jingle my bells this holiday season. 

So why does Clint O’Dell keep running through my thoughts wearing nothing but a Santa hat? And why do I stupidly agree that we should be Christmas friends with benefits?

Someone must have spiked my eggnog. 

I don’t do Marines. 

Or Santas. 

I learned my lesson about both the hard way. 

But when Clint steps in to rescue me—from a murderous goose, a rogue reindeer, and the ghost of Christmas Right Now causing trouble in my bakery—I can’t help but wonder if we’re meant to be more than friends. 

If maybe Clint is the holiday miracle I’ve been praying for…or if all the magic will disappear with the season.

Humbugged is a laugh out loud holiday romp featuring a Marine with a heart of gold and a baker in need of a hero. Complete with the world’s most awkward Christmas caroling, a photoshoot with furry friends, and more naughty baked goods than is good or decent.

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You're mine.
From now until the clock strikes twelve on New Year's Eve, every part of your beautiful body belongs to me.

Review

So much fun–with a Christmas twist!

Noelle and Clint’s story was as laugh-out-loud funny as it was swoonily romantic…and that’s all before you get to the second epilogue, told from a goose named Nutquacker’s POV (seriously. You can’t make this stuff up! The reason he gives for why he kept chasing after Noelle was OMG brilliant.) I was honestly unsure if I should read this one after the kids went to bed–would my laughing wake them up? The danger was real.

I did get quite a few one-eyed glares from the cats trying to sleep on my bed, so there’s that. But I digress…

Humbugged gives us the story of the youngest and last single O’Dell brother, Clint, an active duty Marine. He’s back in town for the first real time in six years, and his attention is immediately grabbed by one of its newest residents, Noelle Alwyn, the owner of Second Chance Cupcakes. She’s been burned before, though, and before that spent her early years at the whims of the US government as the daughter of a Marine, so to say she’s hesitant to get involved with him is an understatement.

So of course they decide a “secret friends with benefits” plan is the way to go–and we can all guess how that will turn out, yes?

Except this is a Happy Cat, Georgia book–so yes, we know *ultimately* how this will end up, but the journey there? No one can possibly predict that (see note above about the second epilogue…), you just have to give it a read. You won’t be sorry!

Humbugged is the 4th book in the series, and though it could work as a standalone, readers of the series will definitely appreciate seeing all of the series characters back again and learning where their HEAs are taking them. Do yourself a favor and read the series! 🙂

Rating: 4 stars / A-

I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.

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About the authors:

Pippa Grant:

Pippa Grant is a USA Today Bestselling author who writes romantic comedies that will make tears run down your leg. When she’s not reading, writing or sleeping, she’s being crowned employee of the month as a stay-at-home mom and housewife trying to prepare her adorable demon spawn to be productive members of society, all the while fantasizing about long walks on the beach with hot chocolate chip cookies.

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Lili Valente:

Lili Valente has slept under the stars in Greece, eaten dinner at midnight with French men who couldn’t be trusted to keep their mouths on their food, and walked alone through Munich’s red light district after dark and lived to tell the tale. 

These days you can find her writing in a tent beside the sea, drinking coconut water and thinking delightfully dirty thoughts. 

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