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and best friends brother These two kept butting heads until they realized that they were not really enemies but enjoyed sparing Mina and Nick have longed for each other since childhood Nick never really admits it to himself thinking he needs to stay away from his nemesissisters best friend Poor Mina has just never felt like she belongs anywhere and doesn t feel worthy of Saint Nick Once they stop fighting the attraction boy do the sparks fly A wonderful story and a clever set up for a new series And a sensational epilogue This was a good book First read by this author #I like the Hero Nick a LOT My type of guy #like the Hero Nick a LOT My type of guy but alpha and loyal and loves deeply The heroine was good too But I felt like the banter they had in the beginning tapered off and kinda got boring over the course of the novel The tension and intensity just was kinda missing somehow I dunno Could be my mood It was still good tho May read from this author Maria Luis is usually a go to Author for me because her books are typically safe humorous and have likable characters And while she delivered in most art in this one as well there were a couple of things that ruined it for me WARNING SPOILERS 1 The over used Idle Ideas in 1905 plot of hero being on a reality TV Dating Show aka The Bachelor For crying out loud how many times is this theme going to be written Maybe it s me but watching The Bachelor on TV is mostly entertaining because I tune in sometimes just to watch the drama and the stupidity of the candidates However to have a Hero be in that role especially as he is the candidate not the actual bachelor and kiss make out have strong feelings buy engagement ring etc for OW all while itlays on TV It s just Haunted Marion, Ohio plain icky for me Who would want some woman s left overs after seeing all of itlayed out in front of her eyes2 When book opens we learn that Hero had been engaged to yet another woman his college sweetheart who left him at the alter for another man and he is still bitter about what could have been if she hadn t left him He statesI have a bad habit of choosing women who in the end don t choose me back Since Hero heroine have known each other for 24 years I now have that also stuck in my head that if his ex and all the others hadn t given him the boot he would be married with kids no HEA with heroine So why was it necessary to insert this at all Because really it didn t do anything for the story other then to make me feel as the heroine was the one I ll settle for because I have given up and she s just there and she hasn t given me the boot eitherOkay so maybe that is not what actually happens in this story he does end up regretting not seeing her all these years he knew her from the time he was 8 she 6 and falling in love with her but after these two things which occurred by the way on the first 3 Thief of Lies (Library Jumpers, pages it was already ruined for me3 While I liked that heroine who had been in love with Hero since she was a teen did notine away for him she had uite a few ONS So while some of my GR friends would be okay with this I have to confess that I Oracle APEX 18.1 For Beginners: A platform to rapidly develop data-centric web applications accessible from a multitude of devices prefer my virgin heroines or at least for her to have had a serious relationship with OM as well Then thelaything field would have been even for me and I would have been okay with it But no Author had to reverse the roles in this story UghAside from these three things that ticked me of and made me want to DNF I ended up finishing it nonetheless and did enjoy it but the chemistry love took some time to develop and I just wish that Authors would stop with the Protectors of the Stars (Theias Moons, plot device of OWOM mentions Those things kill a story for meAnd for Pete s sake PLEASE STOP WITH THE BACHELOR REALITY DATING THEMES I don t know anyone who loves them in romance booksSafety Safe No OWOM drama but as I said there is a few mentions of Hero sast and briefly of heroine s Hero being on the reality dating show was 1 of 2 contenders for the hand of the Bachelorette He states at the start that he had the ring in his The Total Fishing Manual (Field Stream) pocket and the crew was urging him toropose but he did not want to He went on banded knee anyways and tried to give clues to the Bachelorette that he didn t want to marry her so that she could dump him He said he got caught up in the drama the show and it was easy for him to think he may be in love with this woman when roducers were constantly asking him if he loved her weak excuse if you ask me I also didn t appreciate all the details of how lovely sexy kind she was and how they were too much a like Hold Rock bottom has never felt so goodAt least that’s what I tell myself when I bargain with the enemy and score a renovation for my hair salon The enemy Nick Stamos my best friend’s older brother He’s got a body and face the Greek god. ,
lovers and best friends brother romance these two
E Today by Maria Luis is book One in the Put A Ring On It Series This is the story of Nick and Mina Nick and Mina have know each other for several years because of their family connection and friendship along with their tight Greek neighborhood Mina has always had a crush on Nick but knew that it wasn t going anywhere because he only saw her as a little sister to his friend But now in their resent day she need help with renovation at her hair salon and Nick agrees to help but he needs something in return Nick is in #need of a fake girlfriend and wants Mina to be acting #of a fake girlfriend and wants Mina to that acting A Deal is made but the rice might be at the cost of their hearts This was such a great book that you will not want to The Last Ride of German Freddie put down I love the sparks and works that flew from them along with the secondary characters I need to have books from this author and with those secondary characters YOU GUYS DO you hear me screaming I loveeeeed this story Good Lord I was hooked from the very firstage There was something about Mina and Nick that 16 v ja haku päällä pressed all my swoony buttons They were opposites at first glance but similar than either of them really thought I loved them so much and how they discovered things about each other despite being in each other s lives since childhood They were sexy and flirty and their banter was like the chocolate covered cherry on top I FLOVED this absolutely delicious storyAnyone who knows me knows that Bestfriend s older brotherfake boyfriendgirlfriend stories are my jam So the fact this story had both JACKPOT Hold Me Today was emotional romcom GOLD There was something about the banter hot and sexy chemistry and lifelong bond that I loved about them But honestly Nick and Mina were my FAVORITE kind of hero and heroine She was sarcastic and so damn funny I was crying laughingeople and I am a sarcastic and jaded NYer She was also so sassy and her crush on the surly and broody Nick was delicious The sexual tension between them was fiery and when it erupted I could only combust right along with themWithout giving anything away Hold Me Today was one of the most beautiful books I ve read It hit me in the feels in so many ways but importantly showcases Luis ability to The Malbim Esther perfectly highlight Mina s internal strife at not feeling enough and whole in her own skin It was only surpassed by the way she wrote such an amazing and compassionate hero in Nick who filled all those missingieces in Mina that she could only dream ofThere was definitely than meets the eyes with these two and this author does a Moonchild phenomenal job delving deep into their hearts and giving us a story that will make you laugh cry swoon and ultimately melt Bravo 6 stars Ratula Oh my book This book is just hits every soft spot in my heart The story has some aspect of My Big Fat Greek Wedding and so much The story is a long story The audio book is almost 12 hours long It is a slow burn romance but trust me the banter between all the characters are so hilarious that it keeps you entertain and who knew Greek can be so romanticThis is a character driven story Mina has been in love with Nick since she is a teenager But with all of mishap miss opportunity miss communication Mina always miss her chances with Nick Then one day Nick comes back into her life when Mina hired Nick to build her salon Nick is just theerfect Greek God He is erfect in every way Mina is uirky fearless and sassy heroine Underneath it all Mina and Nick are broken They both feeling not good enough Nick was dump by his bride on the altar while Mina struggle to wins her family affection What really hits me is how they out of lace and so lonely until they found each other This is a beautiful funny love story Nick makes me swoon and Mina brings out the fire on the story I enjoy the book very much 5 stars My goodness was this book good It was funny It was sweet It was sexy It made me cry It had great banter It was well written It had a great The Last Algonquin plot There was no OW or OM drama It had a great cast of diverse secondary characters Both the main characters were very likable Nick was swoon worthy He wasn t an asshole or a manwhore thankfully just an all around decent guy Mina was also a great character Not a virgin again thankfully In fact one of the things I especially liked was that even though Mina had been crushing on Nick since she was a teen she didn t sit aroundining for him but moved on with her life She was opening her own business She slept with OM Sure she still harbored a crush for the guy but it didn t stop her. S would envy but his Hall of Mirrors personality needs a major overhaul He’s surly A rule followerDid I mention he’s seen me naked I may have crushed on him for years but the onlylace I want Nick swinging his hammer nowadays is at my salon Except. ,
From living Last it was all wrapped #up in a sweet ending So with all that good stuff why not 5 Stars I thought #in a sweet ending So with all that good stuff why not 5 Stars I thought was a bit too long I found that the story did drag here and there and I struggled a little bit not to skim in laces This is what I would call a slow burn type of story as it takes uite a while for this couple to get their sht together I think the story could have been about
#Fifty Pages Shorter But Honestly #pages shorter But honestly was just a minor grievance and all in all I thought it was a fantastic book i went to sleep at 6am after finishing this and i have zero regretssss I would like Nick Stamos to come whisper Greek nothings in my ear all day every day Can that be arranged But seriously I adore everything this author writes and this story is NO DIFFERENT I have SO many things I want to say about it but don t want to give away ANYTHING So I ll say this I JUST finished it this week and am ALREADY starting a reread My TBR is The Fundamental 5 prob 2k books long but I NEED to read it again That should tell you how DAMN GOOD this book is I am so incredibly excited to announce that the Put A Ring On It series is finally on its way HOLD ME TODAY is a best friend s brother romance that already has me laughing and let s just say that Nick and Mina have a very hold nothing back relationship COVER REVEAL January 3rd 2019 RELEASE DATE January 17th 2019 EXCLUSIVE RELEASE ALERT Bloggers help me spread the word out one of my favorite snippets from the book below MINA A masculine hand sticks through the closing elevator doors cutting off my train of thought as I lurch forward to jab the KEEP OPEN button I smack it once with a heavy don t fail me now finger then again my gaze flitting to the doors that are inching closed like the gates of Mordor That hand balls into a fist and then a suit encased forearm appears followed by a long leg and a brown leather dress shoe The leather is so soft so visibly supple I wouldn t doubt that they cost than my mortgage Gam to At the Greek curse and the than familiar gravelitched voice my back snaps straight and I yank my gaze up Up The Gate — Things my Mother told me. past the lean waist not even a suit jacket can hide Upast the barrel chest and the bulging I swing hammers for a living arms Up to a face that s as unforgiving in its aristocratic angular bone structure as his hair is a wild dark mop on his head Only that curly hair and a Vanity Loves Company pair of fullillow soft lips not that I ve ever tasted them of course make him seem human than rigid statue BingoHas there ever been appropriate timing I don t think so She who asketh shall receive or however the saying goes For Wastin Away possibly the first time in six years I smile at the man standing just inches away Nick Stamos stares down at me hisewter eyes hard and narrowed with suspicion Trying to amputate my arm Ermione My smile slips hackles twitching like a cat s fur standing on end when stalked by a The Team Handbook predator His tongue rolls over the R in my given name his Greek accenterfect and sultry despite the condescension dripping heavy and thick with every voiced syllable Don t let him get to you Only he s gotten to me for years now If by amputate you mean save I murmur with Worldviews of Aspiring Powers practiced flippancy then sure It s not my fault if technology doesn t want to work for you Those slate gray eyes unlike anyair I ve ever seen drop to where I m still Adorkable pressing the KEEP OPEN button When his dark brows rise taunting me with theirerfect arches I follow his lead and glance down at the illuminated button CLOSE DOORS Oh Oh Air Discover the Seasons puffs up my chest with indignancy as I inhale swiftly You didn t really need that arm did you Nick snorts derisively Without sparing me another look his big hand circles my wrist His touch is bold his skin hot A shiver of something revulsion I hope rolls down my spine unwinding and unfurling until even my goldainted toes curl in my heels And as though he fears I m completely incompetent he angles my still Science in Ancient Egypt pointed finger at the button to close the doors Pushes down and lingers as though to taunt see This is how a contraption called an elevator works Welcome to the twenty first century Ermione Ermione Even in my head I can hear him slinging around the name I inherited from my maternal grandmother knowing that it makes my mouthinch and my hands clench My smile has as it always does around him completely evaporated The elevator How To Take Care of Your Human Pet pings shut Locking me in with Satan s mortal sidekick my best friend s older brother COVER REVEAL January 3rd 2019 RELEASE DATE January 17th 2019 EXCLUSIVE RELEASE ALERT Bloggers help me spread the wor. He needs something in return A fake girlfriend And I’m just reckless enough to say yes Hold Me Today is the first book in the highly anticipated series Put A Ring On It 🖤COVER REVEAL January 3rd 2019🖤RELEASE DATE January 17th 201.