Release Blitz * The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren * Blog Tour * Book Review *

Posted May 15, 2019 by Maria in Blog Tour, Book Recommendation, Book Release, Book Reviews / 0 Comments

Release Blitz * The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren * Blog Tour * Book Review *The Unhoneymooners by Christina Lauren
Also by this author: Sweet Filthy Boy, Beautiful Beloved, Beautiful Secret, Dark Wild Night, Wicked Sexy Liar, Beautiful Boss (Beautiful Bastard #4.5), Beautiful, Dating You / Hating You, Roomies, Love and Other Words, Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating, My Favorite Half-Night Stand
Published by Atria Books, Simon & Schuster on May 14, 2019
Genres: Contemporary Adult Romance 18+, Romantic Comedy
Format: eARC
Goodreads
four-stars

Olive is always unlucky: in her career, in love, in…well, everything. Her identical twin sister Amy, on the other hand, is probably the luckiest person in the world. Her meet-cute with her fiancé is something out of a romantic comedy (gag) and she’s managed to finance her entire wedding by winning a series of Internet contests (double gag). Worst of all, she’s forcing Olive to spend the day with her sworn enemy, Ethan, who just happens to be the best man.

Olive braces herself to get through 24 hours of wedding hell before she can return to her comfortable, unlucky life. But when the entire wedding party gets food poisoning from eating bad shellfish, the only people who aren’t affected are Olive and Ethan. And now there’s an all-expenses-paid honeymoon in Hawaii up for grabs.

Putting their mutual hatred aside for the sake of a free vacation, Olive and Ethan head for paradise, determined to avoid each other at all costs. But when Olive runs into her future boss, the little white lie she tells him is suddenly at risk to become a whole lot bigger. She and Ethan now have to pretend to be loving newlyweds, and her luck seems worse than ever. But the weird thing is that she doesn’t mind playing pretend. In fact, she feels kind of... lucky.

 

~ Maria’s Review~

Another fantastic, funny, enemies to lovers rom com by the dynamic duo, authors Christina Lauren. I can always count on their creative collaborations to make me laugh out loud and The Unhoneymooners is no exception.

Olive and Ethan are great characters. The push/pull is terrific. The banter is witty, sarcastic and filled with innuendo. I love the premise of this story. It’s fresh and original. I liked that there was also some drama that involved Olivia and her sister. It added angst. But not too much.

Authors Christina Lauren had me laughing out loud, shaking my head and cringing in embarrassment for the characters at times. Great story about family, love and being your own person. Definitely recommend.

four-stars

About Christina Lauren

Yes, there are two of us! Lauren (on the left) and Christina (on the right).

Christina Lauren is the combined pen name of long-time writing partners/besties/soulmates/brain-twins Christina Hobbs and Lauren Billings. The coauthor duo writes both Young Adult and Adult Fiction, and together has produced eight New York Times bestselling novels. Their books have been translated into 24 languages.

Lauren Billings (but everyone calls her Lo) has a Ph.D. in neuroscience and before she made writing her full-time job, would spend her days doing nerdy research-type things wearing a lab coat and goggles. She is silly Mommy to two littles, wife to one mountain biking homebrewing scientist, bestie to a shoe-stealer, and an unabashed lover of YA and romance.

Christina Hobbs (but you’ll always hear Lo call her PQ) used to spend her days in a junior high counseling office surrounded by teenagers. These days you’ll probably find her on tumblr. She is married and absolutely not old enough to be the mom of a 14 year old (right??), thinks she’s the luckiest person in the world to write books with her best friend, and is an unapologetic lover of boy bands and glitter. She also likes to steal Lo’s shoes.

You can follow their shenanigans at:

@lolashoes (Lauren) & @seeCwrite (Christina) on Twitter. On Tumblr! where we post kissing gifs and writerly stuff and Wattpad for short stories and sneak peeks!

For official information about their books, events, interviews, movie news and more, follow @christinalauren.

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