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Perfect for You

(Laurel Heights #1)

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3.81  ·  Rating details ·  13,072 ratings  ·  688 reviews
Freya Godwin's muse has gone MIA.

With Freya just hired to redesign the top adult website company in the country, her muse couldn't have chosen a worse time to disappear. Determined to get her sexy back, Freya puts an ad online, hoping to find the right man to inspire her.

Unfortunately, all roads point back to her upstairs neighbor Greg Cavanaugh. He's everything she does
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ebook, 367 pages
Published January 2nd 2012 by Kate Perry
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♡Karlyn P♡

2* 'I deserve a BIG medal for making it through this one' Stars.

First, let me get this off my chest: The heroine, Freya, was SO. DAMN. ANNOYING!

PERFECT FOR YOU is a light and way-too-f'n-silly romantic contemporary where the heroine has a deep aversion to her hot, sexy, rich, nice, generous and damn-near-perfect neighbor Greg, who just so happens to be a lawyer. Because (according to Freya) all lawyers are bottom feeders with the single goal of hurting people. Makes sense right? No? Uh, not to
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Kellie Maddox-Ward
Aug 23, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: kindle-freebies
This was a cute read.

Was it super predıctable?
Yes ıt was.
Did it make me giggle?
Yes it did.
Was the "sumthin sumthin" scenes hot?
Yes. Yes they were.

Basically long story short.

Greg wants Freya.
Freya hates Greg cos hes a lawyer. (long story)
Gregs hot.
Freyas hot.

Freya places an ad on Craigslist for some hot sex to get her Muse back.
Surprise surprise Greg thinks he can fill the spot.
Freyas sister sabotages all Freyas date cos she likes Greg.
(view spoiler)
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Ria Lize
I tried to think of several ways to start this review, but I think going for simple and direct-to-the-point is best. But to sum up my thoughts: If I wasn't annoyed, I was bored. Perfect for You could not be any more not perfect for me.

Reasons why I intensely disliked Perfect for You:

1.) Freya has lost her muse, so in a flash of inspiration, she decides to post an ad that she is a lonely woman in need of a man. (Unfortunately, she sucks, so her best friend writes it for her instead).

Her neighbor
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Mara De Guzman
This is another freebie that I got on Amazon. It was okay.

Okay, it was a bit more than okay but a bit less than great. It was funny and sweet and not bad for a free book.

Good thing I didn't expect much from this, no disappointments. I kind of expected it to be an okay-read at the least and it turned out to be that.
The story was "yeah, sure" and the romance between the two main characters looked like it was already happening long before this book happened. Yep, with this book alone, their sweet,
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Lisa Kay
★★★✩✩ (This is a review of the audiobook.) Xe Sands gives us a lovely narration. Good differentiation between characters and I liked her pacing and inflection.

I was enjoying this lighthearted book until - bamb - a bit of a double standard occurred. In any book, if the hero did what Freya did, I think the readers wouldn't forgive him.

Still, I'll go on with the series.
tacitus
Mar 22, 2013 rated it it was ok
I will admit that my opinion of this book is based on a very heavy pet peeve. If the setup to a story plot feels terribly artificial, I won't like it. Not matter how good everything else is. I just can't stand fake scenarios, mostly the ones that include artificial human reactions.

Here it is:

The heroine has lost her creativity and thinks that a steamy affair will get her "creative juices flowing". Okay. That's ridiculous enough already. Now the followup. She decides to find this steamy romance
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Tori
Apr 14, 2012 rated it liked it
This book was not bad. Not good, either, but all in all not bad. There were a few 'OMG you have got to be kidding me' moments, like a support character whose attraction was his Harry Potter glasses and the fact that he smelled like onions (I don't know about you guys, but usually when I say someone smells like onions, it's typically in reference to the fact that they need deodorant!) There was also a lot of potential, I enjoyed the characters, the banter was pretty good, and the story wasn't bad ...more
HJ
Jun 06, 2013 rated it liked it
Meh. Cute and sweetish, typical romance. Not bad, just nothing spectacular.
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Slick's review posted on Guilty Pleasures

This is my first time reading Kate Perry and I already know it won’t be the last. In fact, before I started my review on Perfect for You, I went to Amazon and downloaded the next two in the series. This was a fun and sexy story filled with some pretty interesting people.

Freya Goodwin is a graphic artist who has lost her muse. She’s decided she needs to find someone who makes her feel sexy and help her get her muse back. She’s hoping a personal add on Crai
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Kathleen
May 01, 2013 rated it really liked it
The thing I love about Kate Perry is her books are simple. Now, normally that would sound like a bad thing but don't get me wrong, I mean that in the best way possible. She does an excellent job of creating a world that's light and easy. There's always good chemistry and you always get your happy ending. I love reading books by Ms. Perry when I just need a little pick me up, and that's what her books do.

Freya is a web designer in San Francisco who seems to be having a bit of designers block. Whe
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Loretta Kelly
Nov 30, 2012 rated it liked it
S-S-S-S-Steamy!
"PERFECT FOR YOU" ... is the second Kate Perry book I have read this month; except that there is much more sensuality in this one, she has not changed her writing style from the first book I read. If you are wanting read about spicy sexual activity, in locations you may have never dreamed of, with very little drama - then this is the book for you.

This saga is based on Freya's need to regain her creativity for an ad campaign at work. The muse she turned to in order to solve this p
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Donna ~ The Romance Cover
Sep 26, 2012 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed this book, loved the characters, a lovely romance story for us hopeless romantics.
Lori McD
3.5+ stars

Cute freebie about a web designer who's lost her mojo... and she desperately needs it back to finish the designs for a big-time online adult store. It's not your run-of-the-mill porn shop; Freya (yes, named after the Norse love goddess) needs to get her own sexy love goddess back to finish the campaign. She's only got 4 weeks. This client could make-or-break her little San Francisco boutique web design company.

Everyone knows that her upstairs neighbor, Greg Cavanaugh, is the right one
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SecretNinjaGRL
Aug 25, 2013 rated it really liked it
Okay, I know a lot of people are somewhat all over the place with their ratings on this book. It appeared to be that it was one of two options (for most readers): you either loved this book or you hated it with a great passion to want to burn it to hell and back.

I admit, I liked this book. It was really sweet. Greg was determined but he wasn't like most books I've read where there is a complete alpha male and he isn't to be defied or questioned at any one given point in the book. In fact, he was
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Melanie Claudia
Feb 24, 2013 rated it it was ok
The story line was a bit blah. Nothing was detailed, like, you don't fully grasp what happened.

Its about this web designer, Freya, who lost her muse. So, she puts up an ad on craigslist to find herself a man (to date? to sleep with? for company?) in order to get her muse back for a big project. Yeah I know what your thinking.. WHO does that? I mean, if that doesn't scream out S-L-E-E-Z-Y, i don't know what does.

She also supports her younger sister through college. In the beginning, she appears
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Night
Feb 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
While looking through the list of books to read, I had passed by this novel a couple of times. At the time, the title just seemed a bit too cheesy for me; even now I still think so. However, based on the reviews, I decided to go for it. Someone has mentioned "light" and easy to read... just what I was looking for. But I think that what I really loved about it was the humor; I had quite a difficult time masking my laughter while reading this when the rest of the house was asleep.

The heroine poss
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Coco.V
Oct 09, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Blurb:
Freya Godwin's muse has gone MIA.

With Freya just hired to redesign the top adult website company in the country, her creativity couldn't have chosen a worse time to disappear. Determined to get her sexy back, Freya puts an ad online, hoping to find the right man to inspire her.

Unfortunately, all roads point back to her upstairs neighbor Greg Cavanaugh. He's everything she doesn't want: a playboy and scumbag lawyer. Except if he's so wrong for
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Princessquinto
Jan 06, 2013 rated it liked it
Overall this book is ok, it's too predictable but I enjoyed it. Got me feeling excited but nothing really special about this book. I know how it'll end but kept reading just cause I'm so bored and needed something cheesy :))
DJ Sakata
Jun 06, 2013 rated it really liked it
Spicey, hot without being crass. I have enjoyed a few of her other Laurel Heights stories as well after recently stumbling upon them at Amazon. I will eagerly watch for her books in the future.
Leslie
Apr 10, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This was the sweet, adorable, witty, romantic, sexy book I needed. Greg is amazing. A new fav
Ronnie
Mar 28, 2013 rated it liked it
I will admit I did not like this book at the start. I found Freya to be annoying. But I’m glad I gave the book a chance to hold my attention.

Freya is a strong, independent and very serious woman. At least that’s how she first comes across – stiff. Greg is what kept me reading. He is easy going, open and sexy as hell. And the chemistry between the two is apparent from the very first interaction.

Okay so the book is centered around Freya and her need to get her groove back in the muse department. S
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Rebecca
Jan 16, 2013 rated it liked it
Okay, so I gave this book 3 stars because its dead in the middle. I wanted to love this book but I just can't. I can't hate it either. This is my first review so I hope its okay....

This book was alright..

My favorite character in the whole book is Anna, she's funny and I can relate to her more than any other female characters in the book. However, I didn't like how she was so afraid to tell Freya what she had done. To me it just wasn't that big of a deal. Maybe it's from coming from a large fami
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Danielle
Aug 25, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: reviewed
Review originally posted at Ramblings From This Chick

I really liked this book. Yes it's a little clichéd and predictable, but I loved it anyways. I love Miz Perry's voice and the stories she creates. She is able to get me so wrapped up and invested with what's happening that I don't ever want to put the book down until I've finished.

I loved both Greg and Freya. They had such great chemistry and were hot together. They both have such strong feelings for one another and it was just so refreshing t
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Sara
Jan 05, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: kindle, ibooks
Oh my God! Beautiful! Beautiful! Beautiful! I adored it! It was fun and incredibly hot and kind of sweet! It made me smile and chuckle. It made me hot, my hormones crazy. And I loved all the characters. Freya was a good main character, though I didn't like much her stubborness on disliking lawyers and keeping on going out with Connor. Oh, right, that was one character I didn't like. He was so boring. And kinda stupid, if you ask me.
I liked Anna a lot, even though I didn't agree with her about s
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Emily
Sep 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I am coming back and writing a review for this book a few days after I read it because I have spent the last 4 days reading Kate Perry's entire Laurel Heights series(so far) and moved to the 2nd book as soon as I was finished with this one. I love Freya and Greg's story, it is probably my favorite of all of them(to date). The series was a Goodreads recommendation from another series that I read that I liked. I love the Laurel Heights series. I would like to move there, to this place where strong ...more
Chris Bails
May 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Wow, what a great book. Loved the story and loved the characters.
This is the story of Freya, a web designer. She has lost her muse and is stuggling with a new web design at work. Her boss tells her to get it together and design an awesome add or she is fired. She decides to put an ad on Craigslist to look for someone to be her Muse. Freya's problem with Greg is that she hates lawyers.
Greg is a lawyer and her neighbor and he has a crush on Freya. He has been trying to find ways to get together w
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Joy
Jan 19, 2013 rated it really liked it
This was a nice light read just when I needed it! I have been reading plenty of heavy subject matter books and I just needed some love and this was perfect! Starts with a great male character Greg Cavanaugh who isn't a man- whore. Let me repeat that ladies no man-whore here just a genuinely nice guy who can't Figure out why his neighbor that he is completely enamored with despises him! Enter Freya Goodwin website designer that has lost her muse. She is on the verge of losing her job if said muse ...more
Sofia Lazaridou
May 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
You need me to inspire you and remind you how wonderful you are. You need me to kiss you." He lowered his head and pressed his lips to her neck. "You need me to love you.
"But more than that," he continued, "I need you. I need you to come home to. I need you to talk to and laugh with. I need you to love me back."


I will only say 3 things. 1) I finally read the first book! It was the only book in the series I hadn't read. 2) Creg is the most romantic guy in the series and 3) There is also Anna
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Joy (joyous reads)
Apr 12, 2015 rated it liked it
Freya Godwin is a marketing wiz who has lost inspiration. Greg is a divorce lawyer who’s been hung up on his downstairs neighbour. Before Freya found out Greg’s line of work, she thought they could’ve been so good together. That’s basically the meat and potatoes of the story. Freya has a problem with Greg being a lawyer, and Greg simply wouldn’t quit.

In an attempt to entice her inner muse to come out, Freya decided she needs to get laid. So she puts out an ad. I’m not doing a very good job at su
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Laurel Heights (1 - 10 of 13 books)
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  • Dream of You (Laurel Heights, #5)
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  • Tamed by You (Laurel Heights, #7)
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