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A Little Bit Cupid

3.38  ·  Rating Details ·  482 Ratings  ·  136 Reviews
Finding love should be easy, but wedding photographer Phoebe Ward knows better. When Cupid shows up on a crazy mission to help her —and save the world in the process—Phoebe realizes love might be even more complicated than she thought. Even with Cupid showing her Mr. Right , she can’t stop thinking about his best friend, Mr. Wrong.

Cal Crawford has never had time for love,
ebook, 84 pages
Published January 13th 2013 by Entangled Publishing
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Feb 21, 2013 ♥Rachel♥ rated it liked it
Are you in need of a quick romance fix? I personally know this can be a desperate situation to find oneself. Fear not, I have a solution. The adorable and sweet A Little Bit Cupid. You seriously could read this in an hour, and have romance cravings once again at safe levels.

Phoebe finds out the survival of love on earth rests on her shoulders. There’s a fight between the gods and whether or not she can fall in love by Valentines will determine the outcome. Phoebe finds her love by Valentines an
Luisa B.
Feb 16, 2013 Luisa B. rated it did not like it
Tanto que criticarle a este libro, tan pocos caracteres...
Me sigue pareciendo increíble que, una mujer de treinta años se crea la fantástica historia que le cuenta un señor gordito, con nombre de padrino mágico en una boda, con semejante rapidez. Sin mencionar la historia a lo Percy Jackson que le cuenta, en donde los dioses están en guerra, y solo ella puede salvarlos a todos si besa a su alma gemela antes de la medianoche de San Valentín –no pregunten ni el motivo de su pelea, ni el porqué Pho
Feb 15, 2013 Lindsey rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2013, stand-alone, romance
I liked this book, it's one of those happy cheesy romance books. It's not too long, in fact it's the right length. I have to say several times I caught myself with that big happy grin on my face or a small giggle coming out of my mouth at certain points in the book.

Is love at first sight real or is it all made up? Phoebe Ward is about to find out. When she meets cupid's son and learns that she is the last chance to save the world. Save the world by saving love. Cupid shows her Mr. Right but lik
Amy Fournier
Mar 21, 2013 Amy Fournier rated it really liked it
*3.5 rounded to 4 stars.

This is a cute short story about finding love. Seriously, that's what it's all about. There is Cosmo who is Cupid's son, and he is in charge of making sure that Phoebe finds true love by Valentine's Day or love will forever be gone!! No one will ever love again. Tragic right? That also means he won't exist and the evil Gods win. Sounds a little melodramatic and cheesy, I know. But really, it's not. It was a fun and quick story to read and I enjoyed it. It's a great way to
Jan 18, 2013 Anastasia rated it it was amazing
Cupid comes to tell Phoebe that she must kiss her true love before midnight on Valentine’s Day or all love will be wiped from the earth. So they set out to find her soul mate and actually know who it is. But once they’ve found Mr. Right, she keeps getting sidetracked by Mr. Wrong (his friend). This made me chuckle. Fast-paced and Fun with a capital "F".
Feb 08, 2013 Kathleen rated it really liked it
Thirty-one year old wedding photographer Phoebe Ward has never been in love. In fact she highly doubts that she will ever find true love, and has given up looking for love. She thinks that it may be in the cards for some, but Cupid seems to have missed his mark with her.

While photographing her ex-fiance Kyle's wedding, a funny little man looking like Fred Flinstone and chain-smoking cigars approaches her after overhearing a conversation she had with the bride's mother, and hands her his business
Karla Mae (Reads and Thoughts)
What would happen to the world if love is vanished?

Phoebe needs to save the world of love - that's what cupid's son told her when she met him on her ex-fiancé’s wedding. But how could that happen? She was never even in-love more or less believes in love-at-first sight. For her to save the world of love she must fall in love with Adam her ‘destiny guy ‘ but things starts to rattle when she also met Cal (Adam's housemate) and sparks ignite between them. Could she deny her attractions with Cal o
Feb 19, 2013 Arlene rated it liked it
Shelves: romance, adult, read-2013
A Little Bit Cupid is a short but sweet love story that requires immediate reality suspension in order to enjoy this adventure to its fullest. It’s perfect for Valentine’s Day, or anytime you’re in the mood for a fun romance.

In this story, we meet Phoebe who has lived her life dodging love and simply believing it’s just not in her cards. Then one day she collides with Cosmo who was sent by the gods to deliver the message that they are at war with Discordia, who plans to wipe love off the planet
Andrea Guy
Feb 22, 2013 Andrea Guy rated it it was amazing
A Little Bit Cupid a sweet short holiday story that should be on everyone's must read list for Valentine's Day.

It's part fantasy, part romance and part fun.

Pheobe is a photographer who has a problem with hot coffee and that's to the son of cupid, she has a mission; to find true love before Valentine's Day or else. The or else is a biggie, love would be gone from the world.

Now who could imagine living in a world without love?

Yikes! (apologies for the pun)

The story basically reminds us that someti
Stephanie- The Boyfriend Bookmark
Jennifer Shirk gives us this tasty little treat. Who knew Cupid, or rather his son, could really save the universe? In a modern day romance, you throw in Cupid and what you think is going to happen, is so not what happens.
Phoebe has all but given up on love. She believes it exists, for other people. Pictures don't lie and she is a photographer after all... Cupid has told her exactly who Mr. Right is and she has until Valentine's Day to make it happen... but then she meets his roomie and though s
Crystal (Books Are Sanity!!!)
A Little Bit Cupid is a fun and light-hearted novella! Phoebe hasn't had much luck in love and then she meets Cupid at a wedding! Really, Cupid? Yes, apparently he does exist! He knows who her soul mate is and the problem is that she can't stop thinking about his best friend! How can she work out these feelings she has for his best friend when the fate of love as the world knows it, rests in her hands and her ability to love her soul mate? Who knew that love could be so complicated? You would th ...more
Ella Zegarra
Apr 08, 2013 Ella Zegarra rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2013
Esta historia lo leí el mismo San Valentín, fue sin querer en realidad, planeaba pasarme ese día con una maratón de Dr. House pero mi vicio por los libros pudo más. Además era cortito y no iba a tomarme mucho tiempo.

Tenemos a Pheobe que ha desistido en encontrar el amor, es más, se ha dado cuenta que nunca ha estado enamorada. Un poco deprimida por ese pensamiento se encuentra con un extraño individuo que dice ser el mismísimo Cupido y que si ella no se enamora para San Valentín, el amor desapar
¿Quería o no quería leer este libro? En un principio sí, pero pensándolo mejor, no. Paso de lecturas donde la protagonista tiene tan poca personalidad que hace caso a cualquiera que le diga hacia donde debe dirigir su vida, en este caso, Cupido. Cupido le dice a Phoebe que debe casarse con Adam, y Phoebe acepta. Pero a Phoebe le gusta Cal. Entonces, ¿dónde está la personalidad de Phoebe? ¿Y su ingenuidad, cómo puede creer en Cupido?

Libro descartado . No me interesa. Aventuro una lectura irritan
May 03, 2015 Agustina rated it it was ok
No me produjo nada básicamente. Me pareció una historia muy forzada y sosa, la protagonista bien tonta para la edad que tiene y esa cosa de los dioses fue como haber leído una versión romántica tipo parodia de Percy Jackson. Dos estrellas porque me hizo reír un par de veces y porque la verdad es bastante cortita y apenas me saco tiempo.
Feb 28, 2014 Tara rated it really liked it
Super cute novella! I enjoyed the story--funny moments, romance, and likable characters. I really like Jennifer Shirk's style of writing. I just wish it had been longer!! But that's the problem with good novellas :)
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Feb 11, 2013 A Tasty Read Book Reviews rated it really liked it
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Mar 06, 2013 Crystal rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2013-reads
My Rant:

A little bit cupid was a quick read but you got a full-blown story in such a short period of time. I was so sad when the book ended because I would have liked to get more of a glimpse of Phoebe future with her soul mate. I know, I know, I don’t want to ruin the story for you so I am trying to write this review without giving away too much.

The humor in the book was right on point and darn funny especially Mr. Cupid himself. The plot to the story was well developed and you gain such a conn
Feb 16, 2013 Aman rated it liked it
Reviewed @ Enticed by Books

A Little Bit Cupid is a very adorable Valentine's short story. Cosmo, Cupid's son, needs Phoebe's help to save the world of love and happy endings. She needs to find her soul-mate and kiss him before Valentine's Day to make everything normal. Sounds crazy, right? I read it within an hour and despite the story being very rushed, I enjoyed the overall concept. I would have loved to read a full length novel about it with more details.

Pheobe is a well established photogra
Cristina ❤️
Jan 18, 2013 Cristina ❤️ rated it really liked it
It was a lovely book <3 I liked it from the first pages but it was too short. It’s the first book I have ever read with Cupid and it was really nice.

Phoebe was a photographer and she never was really in love. She didn’t believe in love at first sight and she made a big mistake. She met Cupid on her fiancé’s wedding and she didn’t believe he was real. But after Cosmo (Cupid) tells her that the love from the world is in her hands, she starts to believe that he is really Cupid. For save the wor
Kim Reads (Read Your Writes Book Reviews)
Reviewed for Read Your Writes Book Reviews

I must admit, in the beginning I wasn't sure if I was going to like the book or not. I mean the premise of the story is crazy. Phoebe, who is over thirty has NEVER been in love and Cupid shows up and tells her that she has to kiss her soul mate by Valentine's Day, otherwise the world will lose it's ability to love. Really? An then Cupid..... What happened to the cute little cherub? And, I forgot to mention Valentine's Day i
Autumn Review
Mar 24, 2013 Autumn Review rated it really liked it
Shelves: blog-tours, review
The fate of the world is on Phoebe Ward's shoulders. Literally. See, Phoebe has never been in love and after several failed relationships, she thinks she's doomed to be alone forever. As Valentine's Day approaches, she's ready to spend it alone, but Cupid has another idea.

Cosmo Cupid is THE Cupid's son. He's been sent to Phoebe to make sure she meets her soul mate, Adam. Once their love is bound, the world will be saved. So, Phoebe sets off to make it happen. As she waits out side Adam's condo,
Paula  Phillips
Feb 11, 2013 Paula Phillips rated it really liked it
Everyone wants a little bit of love in their lives, but for some of us it seems like too much too ask for as we sit and wait , in hopeful anticipation for someone to come and be our soul mate , our one true love - we sit and wait for the perfect person, the other half of ourselves. A Little bit of Cupid was a sweet and quick read as I read it on the train ride this morning from Wellington to Upper Hutt. In A Little Bit of Cupid we meet Phoebe - she is thirty years old and still looking for love ...more
This short story about a photographer named Phoebe Ward is a cute, quick read for Valentines Day book lovers. The story begins as she is taking pictures of her ex-fiance Kyle's wedding. She herself realizes she has never truly been in love before.

Phoebe is in a conversation with a woman and Phoebe tells her that (view spoiler)
Mar 21, 2013 Ambur rated it it was amazing
Shelves: own, own-ebook
It was the perfect length to read in one sitting, and left me with a gigantic smile on my face. I especially loved that Jennifer Shirk was able to include a little bit of mythology, and a war against good and evil into the story...explained to us by one very unappealing Cupid. :P haha

Of course, what I loved most was the romance between Phoebe and Cal! Their banter was fantastic...and the sparks between them were sizzling! I also thought that Phoebe was a wonderful main character, and I enjoyed r
This review was originally posted on my blog, Ramblings of a Daydreamer. You can find it, and many more reviews at the blog.

A Little Bit Cupid is the embodiment of ‘short and sweet’. It was funny, cute, and really appealed to the romantic in me.

For such a short story, I felt like I actually got to know the characters. I liked and related to Phoebe, and I fell for…well, for the love interest (I don’t want to give anything away!) immediately. I was pleasantly surprised with how well-developed the
Mar 28, 2013 Andrea rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2013
3.5 stars

A Little Bit Cupid was a sweet, bite-sized story about finding true love.

This book was very short, and I read it in less than an hour. And I have to say, it made my wait at the Doctor's office much more bearable. I was smiling the entire time I read, and giggling more than a few times.

Since A Little Bit Cupid is so short, I really feel like I can't say a lot, or anything, without basically telling exactly what happens. But I can say that it was fun, charming, and well-written. I ador
Nancy Steinle gummel
A Little Bit Cupid by Jennifer Shirk is a sweet short story around Valentin's Day with Cupid's son shooting crooked arrows. Phoebi Ward has a photography studio. After a wedding where the groom was once her boyfriend she meets an overweight cigar smoking short person who claims he's Cupid's son. Cupid tells her she must find her soulmate before Valentine's Day which is 2 weeks away. If not the gods of discord will remove love from earth. All love. He tells her her soulmate is Adam who is a cardi ...more
Feb 20, 2013 Scandal rated it liked it
This is actually a 3.5 star review...I know it's a novella but the characters were so fun, I just wanted more! Click on the link for my complete Scandalicious Book Review and some Down & Dirty interview questions! Enjoy...
Kristi (Books and Needlepoint)
Mar 21, 2013 Kristi (Books and Needlepoint) rated it really liked it
This was a really cute story and you should be able to read it in under an hour. Even with the short format, you could still feel the attraction and the tension between Cal and Phoebe, and the forced attraction between Phoebe and Adam. Story left me thinking about all the things that would be missing in my life if love didn't exist in the world. Great little novella.
Jenny Murphy
Jan 27, 2013 Jenny Murphy rated it it was amazing
Shelves: sweet-romance, ebook
I don't know why but this book just hit all the right triggers with me. Yeah, it was short, but it was sweet, it was funny (I even laughed out loud once or twice)and I just had to turn the page and find out what was going to happen even though I knew what would happen. I'm still smiling.
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Jennifer Shirk has a bachelor degree in pharmacy-which has in NO WAY at all helped her with her writing career. But she likes to point it out, since it shows romantic-at-hearts come in all shapes, sizes, and mind-numbing educations.

She writes sweet (and sometimes even funny) romances for Avalon Books/Montlake Romance and now Entangled Publishing. Her novel SUNNY DAYS FOR SAM won the 2013 Golden Qu
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