I really should thank booktwt for helping me discover these books I m having a romantic blast so far Love The One You re With was tamer than the first story but I enjoyed this one way and the characters were fleshed out as well with risks and at stake Like I said before these books feel like watching a rom com and I m so in the mood for those lately 5 HeSaidSheSaid Stars So continuing my reading of Lauren Layne s Sex Love Stiletto series now with the second book Love the One You re With is about Grace Brighton a journalist in the female magazine and a woman who has just taken a love hiatus after realising his long time boyfriend has been cheating on her and Jake Malone a journalist in Oxford magazine and the one chosen in this experiment to write a joint article with one of the irls in Stiletto who obviously happens to be Grace This wasn t like other first dates he said breaking the silenceHer heart sank Oh she said ignoring the stab of disappointment Hating that he had to pity herHis eyes dropped to her mouth It was a hell of a lot better The first book was uite emotional for me and this one too but in another way I didn t cry this time LOL Still loving the author s writing and her characters they are so funny and so sweet I loved the back and forth with Jake and Grace and how they finally stop worriying about the articles and start being together They are so cute and again SO HOT There s this other uy she said her voice raspy Yeah Uh huh she said rowing a little bolder And he s not really a one woman kind of Baghdad: City of Peace, City of Blood guy but the thing is I can t stop thinking about him Have you asked him Asked him what she asked confused If he wants to be a one woman kind ofuy I do not want to make this a very long review because I feel like I am saying uite the same about all these books because I loved them so much LOL so I will Imagine That! go straight to the pointTherefore my final rating for this is 5 STARS because as I said before I really enjoyed this story and knowing about all the characters and finally the introduction of Cole Sharpe YAAAAY I liked that we had an amazing ending moment and an epilogue this time as well So again totally recommend reading thisCHECK OUT MY BLOG HERE 45 Mostly Likely to Succeed starsLove the One You re With is book 2 in the Sex Love Stiletto If you like chick flicks then you ll enjoy this fun cute book It s like watching a fun date movie Stiletto magazine is broadening their horizons by having a friendly competition with their counterpart a men s magazine Oxford The readers will decide who wins this competition the women or the men Grace has just found out her long term boyfriend has been cheating on her and she decides to recreate herself into Grace 20 The new Grace has confidence and is full ofirl power When her job at Stiletto needs a columnist for this friendly competition Grace volunteers Jake is Oxford s Elena's Conquest golden boy He s known to play the field and isn t looking to settle down He s taken the challenge to prove that men know women better To complete the assignment Jake and Grace have too on 5 dates and write articles about each of their dates It end up with each of them trying to outsmart the other one See this is what happens when two so called relationship experts try to date It s all one big Sister of My Heart game SERIES No cliffhangers Spinoff Each book will feature one of the three columnistARC courtesy of Random House Loveswept via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review 5 stars This bookave me a ton of book butterflies Grace works for a women s magazine and Jake works for the men s one They team up to King Alfred's Version of St. Augustine's Soliloquies go on several dates and have to report their first impressionsIt was a slow starter but it set the scene for us to understand Jake and Grace better Every kiss and every date between the couple had my heart doing flips but believe me this little thing we have will end up with us in bed one way or the other I love the banter between Jake and Grace If you love a regular dating romancereat chemistry and a bit cheesy predictable story I would definitely try this ARC provided by NetGalley Thank youuotes subject to change me 24 hours ago lauren layne s books are boringmy friends why are her books boring me 24 hours later i never said
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Ladies there s a new batchelor in town Prepare yourselves to fall in love with one charming delectable character Welcome there s a new batchelor in town Prepare yourselves to fall in love with one charming delectable character Welcome Love the one you re with a story about finding love where you least expected to Lauren Layne is fast approaching my favourite find of this year and I m confessing right now that I would stalk any of her new releases like a true addict should Here are my book thoughts What s it all aboutGrace Brighton is expected to know all about love lust make up s break up s cheating boyfriends husbands especially finances As one of the it Rescuing Gus girls of stiletto magazine Grace is the leading lady of relationship advice so it comes as a huge shock when she realises that her own love live is not as sueaky clean as she would like So with a broken heart and egorace sets off to prove to the world and herself that she has what it takes to play the relationship field First assignment date her rival Jake Malone Jake knows the kind of man he is no ties no commitments and definitely no falling in love with the snooty confident Grace Brighton but after just one date these two rivals realise they may be falling a little harder than anticipated What did I loveLauren Layne is the ueen of romantic treats her Books Are The Best Kind are the best kind let me escape books Her style is easy oing and sweet but all her books are written with class and heart This series is Lauren Layne’s Sex Love Stiletto series simmers to a boil as two high powered magazine writers find love amid a war of words As a leading columnist for Stiletto Grace Brighton has built a career warning women about rotten cheating liars She just never suspected her fiancé would be one of them After Grace takes a heart mending hiatus her first assignment is to o on a couple of dates with a counterpar. .
Ake is a manwhorebut a nice one Well he thinks he s a nice one Most of the chicks he has banged and dropped don t probably see him that way unfortunately When he is forced by his boss to take on a new job he is not happy The job involves dating a woman 5 times over 5 months and writing up the experience They are making it a competition to see who understands the other better Jake is willing to do it IF he Portrait of a Starter: An Unhidden Story gets what he wants at the end Jake wants to be footloose fancy free and travelling the world He wants to be a travel reporter Boss man is willing to negotiate Jake does the job and at the end he can have his dream job Jake knows women so he thinks the job will be easy peasythen he meets who he s competing againstGrace and Jake have a chemistry that jumps off the pages Their first meeting was kind of funny and lighthearted Grace wasn t into the smooth talking arrogant jerk but Jake was into the hot chick withreat legs who doesn t seem to want him What the Everyone wants the Jake Man Hmmmvery very interesting When they find out they are working together or competing against each other they take it really seriously Their first date sees them both using tactics to win but unfortunately Jake s win left me with a bad taste in my mouth But don t worry Grace really How the West Was Lost: Fifty Years of Economic Folly--and the Stark Choices Ahead got him back with a hit to his egoNICEI actually really enjoyed this couple together most of the time They are funny and use sarcasm and insults as a form of seduction It s obvious the two of them are fighting their attraction to each other from the very beginning At times I wanted to shake them and make them realise they were hurting themselves as much as each other Their tough act wasn t believable and everyone saw straight through itThis was an interesting look into the world oflam magazines and what women want versus what men want It also proved that deep down men don t really understand women and women don t really understand men There were some steamy scenes between the couple and some really sweet interactions as well I loved catching up with the ang from Stiletto and I enjoyed meeting the men from Oxford the men s magazine as wellI ve already ot the next book in the series ready to roll now I just need to find some time to read it I m an Aussie chick who loves to read and review romance drink coffee be a Style Setter and stalk David Gandy To see of my reviews fashion food and pervathons 45 StarsLauren Layne has uickly become one of my favorite romance authors and Love the One You re With is another win Ms Layne has a talent for writing a fun flirty romance with some surprisingly deep emotions at the center Grace Brighton is one of the resident Stiletto magazine writers with a regular column as the relationship expert in the love sex and relationship section She had thought she was in a stable loving relationship and on the way towards walking down the aisle until she found out her boyfriend of the last nine years was cheating on her for months Grace is humiliated after being blindsided so thoroughly and after iving out advice on how to spot infidelity she feels
Like Fool To Redeem a fool To redeem reputation at the magazine and personally Grace has come up with a new improved version of herself Grace 20 Grace 20 will see men for how they really are and will not be fooled by their charm and lies The perfect opportunity presents itself in the form of a contest between the popular men s magazine Oxford A joint series of articles is to be written after five dates between a rep from each magazine the winner being the most spot on with their perception of the opposite sex Grace needs to nail this to et her reputation and confidence back She has HER WORK CUT OUT FOR HER work cut out for her Jake the opposition is oh so sexy confusingly sweet and often than not infuriating Jake is a consummate bachelor and columnist at Oxford magazine He s roped into participating in this contest between the magazines so he can Moonrise get theig he really wants writing as Oxford s travel expert He doesn t expect to be so charmed by Grace a Fallen Angel: The Passion of Fausto Coppi girl full of contradictions and spunk My heart went out to Grace when I first met her in the previous novel After the Kiss It was clear to everyone but Grace that her boyfriend was a jerk and then she found out he was cheating crushing her hard I wanted to crush him hard Grace needed auy who appreciated her for being the loving kind hearted After Tamerlane: The Global History of Empire Since 1405 girl she is When we meet Jake he comes off as a bit of a player but his POVives insight into him showing that he had a heart underneath his womanizing ways Here s an example to make you sighJake wasn t ashamed to admit that he d never been able to walk away from a woman whose chin was doing that pre cry wobble And the sight of long female lashes spiky with tears made him want to fight the whole world and make it betterYes pleaseSexy snarky banter along with heated Alien Alpha glances and lingering touches amped up the sexual tension between Grace and Jake You know it s not long before they have toive in leading to deliciously spicy scenes Yet this romance had some angst that felt like a punch to the ut and I really wanted to smack Jake around a few times Fortunately nothing is drawn out to the point of frustrating just enough to make a happy ending feel earned and so much sweeter Lauren Layne has a flair for writing romances filled chemistry and sizzle but than that ones that touch your heart I anxiously await my next Lauren Layne fix which won t be until March with Just One Night Sex Love Stiletto 3 A copy was provided by Loveswept through Netgalley in exchange for an honest review Thank you I really had fun reading this book it was cute and fast to read Can t wait to read the other books. D is adding a travel section and Jake with no wife and no kids and a willingness to live anywhere eat anything do everything is perfect for the job except that his playboy reputation makes his new editor nervous To et the ig he must agree to a fluffy joint article with Stiletto But after just one date with snooty sumptuous sensational Grace Brighton Jake starts taking this assignment a whole lot seriousl.
Lauren Layne Ë 7 reviewErfect for my reading tastes comfortable predictability with enough enjoyable story line and sexy steam to make it a well rounded romantic journey The story delivers a rivals to I m not sure I like you let alone love you spin on a traditional love story the characters are all likeable and each play their own parts to perfection This author writes some of the best sexual chemistry and this book is no exception the connection between Jake and Grace made me sit up and take notice and I was cheering for the duo from Start to finish speaking of the finishing line if perfectly written endings are your addiction then this book will leave you with the biggest smile on your romance addict face Jake Malone is one dreamy handsome character he combines sweet with clueless and I was crazy for his point of view nothing rabs my reading attention than etting the whole picture of the story and adding this element to the story meant there was added humour and meaning to the couples relationship Grace Brighton although not my favourite character in this series was relatable with her insecurities but the author didn t labour on this characters short comings and was uick to develop Grace into a character who rew to be loveable The author has a consistency of plot line no strange twists or unnecessary drama included here just 200 plus pages of pure reading indulgence All in all I was swept up in this scrumptious love saga and i m than happy to recommend this series to love addicts just like meWhy not fiveI wanted a bit let s face it I can t et enough of this authors writing I was etting into the flow of reading and I felt it was all over a bit too uickly I didn t connect with the heroine in this book as much as previous but you re not Beautiful Ghosts going to find too much complaint from me about this series it just missed the five star mark by a fraction and I m eagerly awaiting from this authorFinal thoughts If you love your romance stories to be full of sweet and sexy then you must add Lauren Layne s book to your I need to read those books pile I am such a fan and I am happy to declare Lauren Layne as my favourite author of 2013 Love the one you re with is the second of a series and it did not fail to deliver the romantic fix I badly needed The future looks bright for the continuation of the series with other delightful characters lined up to take the limelight I can t recommend this author enough Gorab it readers enjoy Kisses ARC Alexandra, Gone generously provided by random house publishing via netgalley in exchange for an honest review 4 He Said She Said StarsStiletto Magazine now working together with Oxford Magazine brings us once again one controversial issue Bothender magazines and both of them trying to make their readers understand better the scary other side they decide to throw two journalists to the arena and make them fake dating in order to understand what both A Year in 120 Recipes genders want from the other person when in the process of dating and of course telling all the details to their public and let it decide who has the upper hand on datinguys or F. Scott Fitzgerald girls Subject one Grace Recently single after a nine years relationship with a cheating asshole she swore man off her life So she is not up to their bushtit Subject two Jake Used to be the ultimate player and womanizer but now he became picky He believes no one understands women better than him and because of that heets everything he wants from them So which of them will win Obviously both of *Them Are A Lot Than That And Both Of Them * are a lot than that and both of them that out real uick during their fake dates And when reality suddenly starts to mix with work things will The Devil Hath Been Raised: A Documentary History of the Salem Village Witchcraft Outbreak of March 1692; Together With a Collection of Newly Located and Gathered Witchcraft Documents get real complicated And soood Conclusion This was a delicious reading I felt like I was watching a romantic comedy movie and loved it Rating 4 stars Storyline Completely predictable and adorable It was one of those feel Boudica: The Life and Legends of Britain's Warrior Queen good books that we desperately need sometimes Writing Style Third person dual POV Engaging and sweet You will not be able to put it down Character Development Both of them were prettyood Grace was a little annoying with all the Grace 10 and Grace 20 stuff
but you can et over that Jake was frustrating at some moments but you will love him anyway It was oodyou can et over that Jake was frustrating at some moments but you will love him anyway It was ood see the rest of the ang either Steam Real heated moments HEA view spoilerYes hide spoiler She went from a cheater to a manwhorebrave or stupidI liked Love the one you re with I just wasn t completely in like with the couple Let s be serious for a secondnot all love stories are believable and definitely don t leave you with the feeling that they can stand the tests of time This one was sweet a little uirky and had some laugh out loud moments I m just not convinced this couple had staying power Too many hits that left marks feelings that were denied or shoved down to avoid hurt and an inability to trust in each other All these things left me feeling that this couple had A LOT of work to do to make me believe in the possibility of an HEA for themGrace needs to make some changes in her life Probably not a bad thing considering her nine year relationship that she thought was with the love of her life ended with him being unfaithful Douchewaffle Grace writes a romance column talking about ways to keep the love alive and knowing when your partner is cheating Obviously it doesn t come across as convincing if she was cheated on for months before she knew it Now is the time to kick men to the kerb and live life happily as a single woman Unfortunately Grace nominated to do an article with a fellow Unfortunately Grace nominated to do an article with a fellow as a competition to see who knew the other sex better She does it to make herself stronger and ain a bit of confidence in her abilities He does it as a stepping stoneJ. T from the men’s magazine Oxford and report her impressions Grace 10 may have been instantly smitten with the orgeous correspondent but Grace 20 has sworn off relationships for six months and she’s not falling for his outstanding bod and trophy winning kisses or is she Jake Malone wants to et back to the fly by night who knows what’s next uy he used to be and he knows exactly how to do it Oxfor.