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Southern bell turned city girl shop owner, Bethany Lange knows a thing or two about gay men. She’s dated five of them.

On top of her failed romantic life, she’s trying to keep her SoHo boutique ahead of the creditors and on top of the trends. When an old friend offers her a consulting job on a new gay makeover show, she snatches up the golden opportunity faster than you can
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Published March 7th 2011 by Tera Lynn Childs
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I’m actually depressed and it’s my fault. I should’ve realized-based on the summary-how this one was going to be. But I had hope, oh so much hope because this is by Tera Lynn Childs.

Who knows how to write really fluffy novels. However, maybe she should stick to her YA stuff because for an adult novel.

Yeah….the characters acted more like they were thirteen than in their early thirties.

And there was nothing remotely original or awe inspiring about this book that made
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*Author provided a copy for an honest review.*

See my review of book one, Eye Candy, here.

Straight Stalk features a heroine introduced in book one, and a new set of guys. Bethany doesn't have the best luck with men, all her exes turn out to be gay. But when her most recent ex -the one who cheated on her with another girl- pops back into her life, and has new job as a gay consultant on the new show she's set to work on, she'd pissed off. With the help of some new friends, she is determined to unc
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Justine Winans
After reading Eye Candy, I was definitely eager to take a look at Straight Stalk - a romance that is just as sweet as the first book in the series, but manages to be a completely unique stand-alone. I was thrilled to discover that the protagonist was Bethany. In Eye Candy, we didn't see much of her except being the sweet Southern Belle with a boutique in a scene or two. I loved learning more about her through the story, as she has a lot more to her character than initially expected.

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Southern bell turned city girl shop owner, Bethany Lange knows a thing or two about gay men. She’s dated five of them.

On top of her failed romantic life, she’s trying to keep her SoHo boutique ahead of the creditors and on top of the trends. When an old friend offers her a consulting job on a new gay makeover show, she snatches up the golden opportunity faster than you can say, “Never wear stripes with paisley.”

Color her déjà blue when one of the cast members turns out to be her latest
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Katrina Knittle
Goodreads. Will read and review once recieved.

I have yet to read the first book, but after reading this book I would really love to get my hands on it. This was a great book that I just flew through. Bethany is a great character. I loved that she was from the South. This is a great and funny book.
Eva
I liked this one a lot more than the first book! Very cute! Will review both on my blog soon
Shelby
Jun 21, 2011 Shelby rated it 5 of 5 stars
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Straight Stalk by Tera Lynn Childs was a really good book! It was about this girl, Bethany Lange who is from the South (like me!) and she had a history of boyfriends turning gay. She was signed onto a tv show that's similar to Queer Eye for the Straight Guy ( I read somewhere that they were similar to each other). She was a consultant on for helping with picking out clothes for the guys. There was five other guys on the show (all gay) and one of them was her ex-boyfriend, Evan and she had a majo ...more
nicole nowak
after devouring the forgive my fins series i was a bit thrown by how different the contexts were for these books. I am more of a syfy YA reader and this took a bit of getting used to. I will agree with some of the other reviewers that the candy addiction is kind of a weird angle, but who doesn't love a good story about make believe boyfriends having to come to life and fool the world. but a little to many candy reverences for my taste
purplepuppy29
Straight Stalk was quite interesting. At the beginning of the story, Bethany isn't doing so well. Her boutique isn't getting the attention it needs, and her love life is an issue all of its own. When an opportunity arises that is sure to get her boutique much needed publicity, Bethany jumps at the chance.

Bethany doesn't have the best track record with men, but she's surprised to see one of her exes, as a gay cast member of the show. She's determined to prove that he isn't who he claims to be, wh
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Jessie
Available as an e-book, this is the latest from Tera Lynn Childs. Straight Stalk is a companion book to Eye Candy (also an e-book).

Bethany Lange has signed on as a consultant to a TV show similar to Queer Eye for the Straight Guy. Of the cast of five gay guys, she's dated one, and has a major crush on another. See, Bethany's already had five boyfriends "turn" after dating her. When she learns that her most recent ex, Evan is a host on the show she's determined to prove that she didn't chase ano
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Abbie
I loved this book so much! I could really relate to bethany because we're both from the south and have had southern manners hammered into us forever. This book is so funny! i LOOOOVE brice! Chris is a very interesting character and i loved the ending. This book makes me want a gay best friend, a pet chicken, a job on queer eye for the straight guy, and chris... i want one of those!
Laura YA indie princess
Not as good as Eye Candy but still a very enjoyable story
Cheyenne Gray
very interesting and weird at the same time.
Colette
This book was a great shot of humor!
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Aug 12, 2012 Melody McBride marked it as to-read
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Tera Lynn Childs is the RITA-award-winning author of the mythology-based Oh.My. Gods. and Goddess Boot Camp, the mermaid tales Forgive My Fins, Fins Are Forever and Just For Fins, and a kick-butt trilogy about monster-hunting descendants of Medusa that includes Sweet Venom, Sweet Shadows, and Sweet Legacy. She has published two e-novellas, Goddess In Time and Pretty In Pearls, and self-published h ...more
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Other Books in the Series

City Chicks (3 books)
  • Eye Candy (City Chicks, #1)
  • Trying Texas (City Chicks, #3)
Forgive My Fins (Fins, #1) Oh. My. Gods. (Oh. My. Gods, #1) Goddess Boot Camp (Oh. My. Gods, #2) Sweet Venom (Medusa Girls, #1) Fins Are Forever (Fins, #2)

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