Friday, October 16, 2015

BLOG TOUR REVIEW - The Big Girl's Guide to Buying Lingerie by Amie Stuart

The Big Girl’s Guide to Buying Lingerie by Amie Stuart 

Publication date: October 20th 2015
Genres: Erotica, Romance

My name is JADE BALLARD, and this is the story of how a freak accident with a cookie changed the life of a semi-reformed people-pleaser (that’s me!).

After a disastrous marital near-miss Jade Ballard retreats to San Antonio, cutting herself off from the world in general and more specifically her family’s country club lifestyle, which she no longer wants any part of. She takes comfort in food and the safety of an internet love affair.

Rowdy Yates is a semi-reformed womanizer who’s leery of long-term entanglements. Until Jade, he never seriously considered anything beyond a “Wife-For-A-Night.”

After months of flirting on the internet the couple meets, only to discover they already know one another. Rowdy has always mistaken Jade’s shy reserved nature for snobbishness, and Jade has always viewed the woman-loving Rowdy as a Redneck Casanova. But the seven months they spent getting to know one another formed an attraction neither can fight.

I thought this was a cute story, I didn't know this was part of a series, but since each book is a standalone, you won't feel like you've missed a part of the story. This is a light romance comedy with a mix of Catfish thrown in. The story might seem like it moves quick, but you have to take into account the fact that Jade and Rowdy have been "dating" online for a few months and they are really into each other. 

But that's only online; in reality (the fictional reality), they don't like each other. I loved getting to know the characters, and to see how they were able to come to terms with what they know about each other from online matching up with the real life person was great. Even though they don't like the real-life versions of each other, Jade still asks Rowdy for a ginormous favor, and that sets the stage for them to get to really know each other offline. Of course it won't be smooth sailing for these two, but what relationship doesn't have obstacles?

ARC provided in exchange for honest review.



Amie Stuart is the last of a dying breed, a native Texan, and still makes her home there, where cowboys and music (her other two loves) abound. Growing up, she wanted to be a lawyer and a psychologist. No doubt the shrinks would have a field day with her head, but she’s seen the error of her ways and considers all those other jobs ‘research’ for the writing gig.

She’s a multiple contest finalist as well as a trained contest judge and is affectionately know as The Terminator by her critique partners. She’s written as CELIA STUART for Black Lace Books, & Liquid Silver Books, and as AMIE STUART for Kensington Aphrodisia, she has a short story (PEACHES ‘N CREAM) in Zane’s CARMEL FLAVA 2, and launched Cobblestone Press’s new short erotica line, Wicked.

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1 comment:

  1. Thanks for hosting, Nicole! This sounds like a cute read! :)