The Upside to Being Single

Emma Hart
The Upside to Being Single
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Release Date
January 2018
Contemporary Romance, Romantic Comedy

If anyone asks, I knew better than to flash my boobs for Mardi Gras beads.

I still don't know why I did it.
Maybe it was the dare from my two best friends.
Maybe it was the guys on the balcony saying they'd throw Fireball shots with the beads.
Or maybe it was the quiet guy in the corner of that same balcony with piercing gray eyes, wavy dark hair, and a smile so tempting I wanted to climb up there and lick it off his face.
Maybe it was because I never thought I'd see them again.
Not that it matters. Not today.
Because the hotel I manage was finally bought—and the guy who walks in and introduces himself as my new boss is Mr. Tall, Dark, and Silent.

There are many upsides to being single.
Your new boss knowing what your boobs look like?
Not one of them.

(THE UPSIDE TO BEING SINGLE is a standalone, romantic comedy from the author who brought you MISS FIX-IT and BEING BROOKE.)

Book Review by Delta (reviewer)
Feb 02, 2018   [ OFFICIAL REVIEW ]
61 people found the following review helpful
4 silly, sexy stars for THE UPSIDE TO BEING SINGLE!

Mellie Rogers should never have allowed her friends to coerce her into flashing the balcony full of hot men for beads. Naturally, she's humiliated when the hottest of the group turns out to be her hotel's new owner, Jacob Creed. Moving beyond her mortification is next to impossible since every time she encounters the infuriating man, she's tripping over her own feet and falling at his. The nerve! The two are wildly attracted to each other, even when Mellie would just as soon punch him as kiss him. But the more time they spend together, the more she realizes she kinda enjoys his playful ornery streak, and sorta digs his inappropriate flirtations. News flash: he's still her boss, and it'll take more than a few yummy kisses to get over that little fact.

I adore Ms. Hart's books, and THE UPSIDE TO BEING SINGLE was just the right amount of funny, sexy, delicious enjoyment that I needed to fight back the winter doldrums! Mellie was such a hot mess that it was hard not to fall a little in love with her unique brand of crazy, and Jacob was a lighthearted, sweet, sexy and funny MC who was enchanted by Mellie and all the chaos that followed her. I wish there were more sexy times, since there were lots more kisses than bedroom shenanigans, but Ms. Hart has a way of making you enjoy the buildup so much that I almost, ALMOST didn't care. I would also stress that readers mentally put aside the current #MeToo movement when reading THE UPSIDE TO BEING SINGLE (since Jake would be in the hoosegow after the second boob reference) and enjoy the book for what it is.

Bottom Line: No OM/OW or sharing; condom use; no BDSM/kink; no sexual assault; no violence/murder.
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