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By the Book

3.58  ·  Rating Details  ·  201 Ratings  ·  10 Reviews
Shari Wilson would love nothing more than to have a wild night with her downstairs neighbor, Luke Lawson. When she accidentally discovers that he's bought a how-to manual on "pleasing" women, she knows a wild night is out of the question! But when Luke asks her for lovemaking lessons, Shari knows she must do her part for all women and make him the best lover ever--and she' ...more
ebook, 256 pages
Published May 1st 2003 by Harlequin Blaze
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4 Star Harlequin Blaze

28 year old Luke Lawson is a journalist who works from home and the only son from his parents 4 children. His father’s lifestyle isn’t one conducive of a committed man and he is about to get married for the 5th time when the story begins. The combination of Luke’s charming smile, tall, rangy body and the twinkle in his green eyes with a hint of devilry in them makes Luke a definite hit with the ladies and he is quite comfortable with his happy and carefree lifestyle as th
May 05, 2016 Brenda rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: meh, okay
2 hilarious moments.
Some hot scenes.
I liked it but I didn't love it.
Jan 16, 2016 Judy rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
By the Book by Nancy Warren
Shari Wilson loves her mailman who keeps mixing up her mail with her downstairs, hunky neighbor’s mail. For a few months now she’s been exchanging mail and heated looks with the man. His eyes say that he wants her, but his body is making no moves towards doing so. And then she delivers his package...and her fantasies about him are shattered.

Luke Lawson AKA Lance Flagstaff is rather embarrassed when the book he wrote falls out of the envelope and his sexy neighbor actua
Dec 06, 2011 Hilcia rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
By the Book by Nancy Warren (Blaze #85). Now this one was fluffy, fun and just what I needed to read at the time. Shari decides she's going to have a hot date and maybe a night with the hunky downstairs neighbor, but when she sees that he sent for a book with the title "Sex for Total Morons" she changes her mind. Luke is not about to let her, so he asks her to help him get through part of the book, and hmm.. she becomes his tutor -- just for the first few chapters. Riiiight! Of course, we all kn ...more
Jan 16, 2012 Kimberly rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Bought this book on Saturday, finished it on Sunday. It was nicely written. The sex was hot and all the words meant what the author thought they did. The ending was rushed, but (as usual) I think it was the limitations of the publisher not the lack of story still to tell that forced the happily ever after in a hurry.

This book was a fun way to stay warm on a cold winter's weekend.
Jim son of Jim (formerly PhotoJim)
Completely ridiculous and over the top. But cheesy fun for sure. I almost enjoyed it four stars worth. But we'll round down on this one.

Neighbors harbor deep lust for each other. Then she thinks he needs some sexual tutelage. Turns out he wrote the book on it (literally).
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Apr 06, 2011 Bark's Book Nonsense rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: romance
Updating my "read" books. I reviewed this for All About Romance years ago. The review is archived HERE .
Dawn ♥ romance
Oct 10, 2011 Dawn ♥ romance rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: humor
Enjoyable book with good plot, plenty of action, humor, steamy scenes, and exciting ending. Teacher Shari accidentally gets her neighbor Luke's mail, a book called Sex for Total Morons.
Jul 01, 2012 Netanella rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: blaze
Great quick read. There were several laugh-out-loud moments that really got me going.
Nov 03, 2012 Ramona rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This was a wonderful read!
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Nancy Warren is the USA Today bestselling author of more than fifty novels.

She’s known for writing funny, sexy and suspenseful tales. She calls Vancouver, Canada home though she tends to wander. She’s an avid hiker, animal lover, wine drinker and chocolate fiend. Favorite moments in her career include being featured on the front page of the New York Times when she launched Harlequin’s NASCAR seri
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