MAY THE BEST MAN WIN
By Mira Lyn Kelly
- Publication Date: August 2, 2016
- ISBN: 978-1-4926-303-9
- Length: 352 pages
- Genre: Romance, Contemporary Romance
Each a Best Man at a wedding
One chance to get it right
Jase Foster can’t believe his bad luck. He’s been paired with the she-devil herself for his best friend’s wedding: Emily Klein of the miles-long legs and killer smile. She may be sin in a bridesmaid dress, but there’s no way he’s falling for her again.
They can barely stand each other, but given how many of their friends are getting married, they’ll just have to play nice-at least when they’re in company. Once they’re alone, more than just gloves come off as Jase and Emily discover their chemistry is combustible, and there may be something to this enemies to lovers thing after all…
A DEE REVIEW
I had a love and hate relationship with this book. Great way to start a review right? Jase and Emily’s chemistry is almost frustrating. But in a good way, since it kept me reading. Let’s just go back to the beginning…
These two have had a massive thing for each other since high school. But by the time Jase got the nerve to go for it, his best-friend at the time, Eddie, blocked his way. WHOMP-WHOMP! You snooze you loose.
Things happen when you are that young that affect you for the rest of your life. And that’s exactly what happened in this case. Her young relationship with Eddie scared her and how she viewed men, especially how she viewed Jase.
To Emily, Jase was a screw up that you couldn’t count on. To Jase, Emily was a snob pain in the tukus. Which let’s face it, as romance novels go, it’s my favorite storyline. Enemies into lovers. GIVE ME MORE! But of course, there are reasons and motives for those feelings.
When you have to face someone you can’t stomach all the bloody time, you develop almost an agreement on how to tolerate each other. For them, it was privately tongue bashing for the night, and then they moved on until the next wedding they’ll most likely be part of. I actually had to laugh at the fact that as much as they didn’t want to be near each other, their friends made it almost impossible for them not to be. At one point I shook my head laughing and said, “They really need new friends. From different states, or different planets.”
The tension between these two was half annoying-half electrifying. Why? Because you knew they wanted to rip each other’s clothes off but nooooooo they were both stubborn as mules. But that’s what also made it electrifyingly good! I kept telling myself, “If these two don’t shut up and make out already I am going to stab them with a spork!”
If you’ve been following my book reviews, then you know I love and adore Mira Lyn’s writing. She’s ok too as a person. Maybe. That is, if you like awesome people. She’s alright. What I love about her writing is that she takes your every day relationship or love story and makes into something worth reading. She keeps you engaged so you keep going back because you need to know what happens with everyone. Her books are not just about the leading characters, they are also about the secondary ones, that you also NEED to know how they find their happily ever after or you’ll die.
For example, I was reading this book and I kept obsessing over Molly and Sean.
Just wait until you meet Molly. She is a girl after my own heart. She’s so much like me, it makes me question if Mira modeled her after me? Hmmm… I mean she wears hot pink while watching football. If that’s not me, I don’t know what to tell you.
Then there was also Jase’s dad and his mother, and pretty much all the guys from their close circle of friends. So when you read Mira, you’re not just reading about one couple. You’re reading about many. I see what you did there Mira, and I like it!
Ok, enough yapping, I give this story Four nerd glasses out of Five. Can’t wait for the next book, and I praying to Mira’s muse, that the next book is in fact Molly and Sean. Keeping my fingers crossed.
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