Author: Lauren Layne
Series: The Wedding Belles #2
Published by: Pocket Books on Aug. 30, 2016
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Format: eBook, ARC
Source: Pocket Books, NetGalley
Book Rating: 9/10
Will a budding wedding planner and her bad boy neighbor stop banging heads and start hearing wedding bells in the sexy second novel in USA TODAY bestselling author Lauren Layne’s irresistible new series that marries Sex and the City with The Wedding Planner?
When small-town girl Heather Fowler finally gets promoted from assistant to actual wedding planner, she’s determined to make it as one of Manhattan’s elite Wedding Belles. Unfortunately, her first client demands an opulent black-tie affair at the Plaza…in five months’ time. Heather’s days quickly become a flurry of cake tastings, dress-fittings, RSVP cards, and bridal tantrums. But what she’s really losing sleep over is the live music blaring from her playboy neighbor’s apartment all night.
Five years ago, Josh Tanner was an up-and-comer on Wall Street, complete with the penthouse and the migraines. But a grim cancer diagnosis made him realize there is more to life than the corner office. If only he could convince his pretty, workaholic neighbor to let loose, too. As Heather lets down her guard, Josh is surprised when he starts falling for the sweet, vulnerable woman hiding beneath those power suits. Soon, it’s Heather’s turn to convince Josh to take the biggest risk of all: love.
Wonderfully entertaining, heartwarming, and incredibly sexy!
This is a classic contemporary romance story full of appealing characters, catchy dialogue, and swoon-worthy chemistry!
The plot is engaging, funny, and romantic. The writing is smooth and fluid. And the characters are sincere, lovable, and unforgettably charming.
This is the second novel in the “Wedding Belles” series, and I can honestly say I enjoyed it as much, if not more than the first one. It is a perfect, lighthearted, sexy read, and I can’t wait to read the next book in the series, To Love and to Cherish, due out later this fall.
If you haven’t already checked out my review for “To Have and to Hold” (Wedding Belles #1) check it out HERE.
This book is due to be published on August 30, 2016.
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Thank you to NetGalley, especially Pocket Books, for providing me with a copy of this story in exchange for an honest review.