Monday, September 3, 2018



I've waited years for the perfect girl, yet she was right in front of me all along.

My best friend, Natalie, has been by my side through everything. Leaning on my shoulder, borrowing my sweatshirts…and making my pants too tight when she flashes me that sassy smile that drives me crazy. But she has no idea about that last part. She doesn't have a clue I've felt this way about her for years. Until one night after too many cocktails, we fall into bed together. I'm flirting with my forever…she just doesn't know it yet. This book is a sexy, slow-burning best-friends-to-lovers romance with a guaranteed HEA and no cheating. Dive in, and get ready to melt for Cam!


Friends to lovers is one of my favorite tropes so this blurb definitely had me excited. I enjoy Kendall Ryan's work so I was looking forward to seeing her spin on this and I wasn't disappointed. This book was hot, steamy and fun.

I believed, wholeheartedly, in the friendship that Cam and Natalie shared. Their camaraderie just worked. But you do also get the sense that there's something more beneath the surface, just simmering away. It works for these two very well. Their banter felt natural, and the progression they took from friends to lovers just made sense and flowed well.

I really liked that this story was told in dual points of view so that we truly could see inside both characters heads. It just made the connection that much stronger for me. I absolutely loved watching them fall in love. Their sexy times were absolutely steamy and had me fanning myself more than once.

The supporting characters in this book were interesting. I enjoyed Jack and seeing his reaction to his two best friends falling for one another. Again, it was natural. There were two characters who I didn't exactly connect with...until the epilogue. But that was completely ok.

The writing here was strong and I thought the pacing was spot on. The book just moved and flowed really well. I read it in one sitting and couldn't help but smile and sigh when I finished. I absolutely recommend this book.

Natalie and Cam were the perfect friends to lovers story. The times they questioned if the relationship was a good idea, the times they almost got "caught" and the complete lack of surprise from everyone else once they finally admitted to one another that there was something more than friendship between them.

For me to believe a friends to lovers, I need at least one of the characters to admit there has always been something between them. Maybe I am wrong, but I firmly believe it is possible for men and women to be friends without a romantic attachment, but for them to be close friends who merge into lovers, I need the attraction...preferably on both sides, even if they are ignoring it. And, this book handled this very well. I believed in not only the attraction but also the reasons they had for not pursuing it.

Yes, this can be seen as a bit of a betrayal to the others around them, a threat to some of those relationships, but I get annoyed when it's made into a much bigger deal than it has to be, and in this instance, I liked how the revelation of their relationship was handled, that it was not allowed to be a "BIG DEAL" that everyone had to overreact to the news.

I liked their chemistry, and their willingness to step away from it for the good of the friendship, it shows how much they actually did care for one another.

I enjoyed this title and I recommend it.


A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than two dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 1.5 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world. She's a traditionally published author with Simon & Schuster and Harper Collins UK, as well as an independently published author. Since she first began self-publishing in 2012, she's appeared at #1 on Barnes & Noble and iBooks charts around the world. Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than three dozen times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA Today, Newsweek, and InTouch Magazine. Visit her at: for the latest book news, and fun extras Subscribe to Newletter 

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