A standalone romantic comedy of epically awkward proportions, from New York Times bestselling author, Emma Hart.
Imagine this. You’re ready to leave after a one-night stand, and you’re figuring out how to—shock horror—leave your number and ask him to be your fake boyfriend for your sister’s wedding this weekend. When he wakes up. Well, that happened to me. And over coffee and omelets, I found myself a date.
Which was how I ended up arriving at the wedding with a guy I knew nothing about. I didn’t know his last name, or how we met, or how long we’d been dating. I didn’t know where he grew up, what he’d majored in in college, or how many siblings he had. I sure as hell didn’t know he was Adam Winters, hotshot hockey player—and not only my father’s favorite player, but my little nephew’s freakin’ idol. Which means I’m in trouble. Big, big trouble. My mother is suspicious, my sister is bridezilla on crack, and my grandpa will tell anyone who’ll listen about his time in Amsterdam’s Red Light District. Four days. I have to keep this up for four days, and then Adam and I can return to our regular lives, where we don’t have sex whenever we’re alone and my family aren’t interrogating him over his intentions with me.
At least, that’s the plan. And we all know what happens to those.
Who doesn’t love books with disaster weddings, last minute dates and good old family chaos? After enjoying Number Neighbors I was excited to try another Emma Hart book and while this story was enjoyable, I was a bit exhausted by the end. I think maybe it had to do with the main character a bit? She was hilarious but tended to have a flair for drama. There were also lot of repetitive phrases and I can only handle people laughing into their hand so many times. Also, the whole “my mom is a jerk let’s avoid her” bit was a little over-the-top. So while this book may have been a bit too much for me, it was still enjoyable and you’ll love it if you like your romance to have:
-a buttload of snark
-fake dating/opposites attract
-crazy families and disaster weddings
-artsy redheads with sassy t-shirts who speak their mind and fall on flat surfaces
-tons of teasing followed by lots of cockblocking
-overbearing mothers and inappropriate grandfathers
-people who love to meddle (you know who you are!)
-tons of drama
-knowing dads who give you whiskey and don’t ask questions
-hockey boys who can cook and agree to be fake boyfriends for one night stands