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Working it Out

3.93  ·  Rating details ·  1,229 ratings  ·  254 reviews
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Most girls dream of slipping into a magical gown, running off to an extravagant ball, and kissing a so-called prince. But when Grace Warren is invited to a black tie event and a handsome stranger steals a kiss from her, she considers it highway robbery. If she never sees the presumptuous low-life again, it will b
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Published July 15th 2013 by HEA Publishing
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May 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing

I read this book over a year ago and just realize I never officially reviewed it.  All I wrote was...
I love Rachael!! Cute, clean and fun!

And honestly that about sums it up.

Rachael Anderson is one of my favorite clean romance writers.  Her books always make me laugh and smile and sigh and Working It Out was no exception to that rule.

I loved how Grace and Seth's relationship starts on a chance meeting and then develops throughout the book.  It's not smooth sailing and makes for a very entertainin
Kathy * Bookworm Nation
I am a big fan of Rachael’s and was really looking forward to her newest book, Working It Out. The synopsis sounded fun and it did not disappoint. I loved our heroine Grace, I liked to see the changes she went through and how she grew as a character. I also liked Seth, I love confident guys. Grace and Seth had some great chemistry and fun moments between them. I liked how their relationship progressed, totally realistic. I like that their attraction for each other didn’t overshadow the story; th ...more
May 29, 2013 rated it really liked it
I really enjoy this author. She writes some great stories. I truly feel like most of the characters in her books could be my "friends." They are just people I would want to meet.

This book really had some serious elements. I enjoyed the beginning of the book and laughed out loud a lot. I loved her bother's journey through the book and how he truly learned to deal with the fact that he was in a wheel chair. I loved the fact that he too found love in this story.

Slight rant coming...

I thought Grac
Katie W
May 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: romance-clean
Grace is pretty predictable. She doesn't like to take risks, has a great and stable job, and knows what a guy is like based on his name. Seth is completely opposite and is used to being persistent and going after what he wants. All of that equals a recipe for disaster.

I really liked Grace. I could understand her heartache and fears and loved how uptight she was at times, especially where Seth was concerned. I think most people blame themselves for things that happen in life that are really out
Mlpmom (Book Reviewer)
This has to be my favorite Rachel Anderson book yet. I loved the characters, the story line and the sweet romance of not just Seth and Grace but another certain cute couple as well. It was a nice added touch that we got a little of Alec's story as well.

Seth was a truly hard character not to love and I liked that he was so down to Earth, honest and good. He was everything a good man should be and I have to say, as much as I love a bad boy, it is nice to read about a good boy once in a while too.
Lisa  (Bookworm Lisa)
I knew before I started reading this book that I would enjoy it. I have read a few of Rachael Renee Anderson's books in the past and have not found one that I didn't like.

Rachael does a wonderful job of creating characters that are easy to like. They seem like real people that you could find living down the street from you.

Grace is roped into helping out her partner by attending an auction to raise money for underprivileged children. The auction is for available bachelors, the women are bidding
Jul 17, 2013 rated it really liked it
Working it Out is a fast-paced clean romance that will leave you smiling. I am a big fan of Rachael's book, so I knew this book would be as enjoyable as her other books. The characters are fun and unique. I really liked getting to know each one. Seth was very fun. Grace was a doll and I really liked her brother, Alec. He brought the perfect amount of conflict (not in a bad way) and helped me get to know Grace even more. When it came to Grace and Seth's relationship, I loved the compromises and t ...more
Braden Bell
Jun 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I don't read a lot of romance. In fact, I only read it when I am critiquing it. Rachael is in my critique group, so I read this. And I enjoyed it. While not a big romance fan, I do enjoy well-written books. Rachael is at the top of her form with this. Her characters were extremely well-drawn. Seth, the hero, seemed particularly dimensional to me, something I appreciated. It was an enjoyable, compelling story that drew me in and made me care about the characters.
May 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars: What a fun, quick read!! I love Rachael Anderson's books so I'm glad to say that this one doesn't disappoint! Grace and Seth had an interesting first meeting which ended with her storming off and him shrugging it off. Grace was at a bachelor auction to bid on her co-worker, Cameron, since his fiance couldn't make it. Seth showed up and bid a large amount of money on him to help his friend, Lanna. Her charity was holding the fundraiser and she refused to allow him to help her financial ...more
Aimee (Getting Your Read On)
May 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I've been waiting FOREVER to get to Working It Out on my review schedule! It took ALL the self control I could muster to keep from reading it WAY ahead of time. I just love the way that Rachael writes a story and I'm always waiting for something new from her. Love, love, love.

Working It Out starts out with a chance encounter and unexpected kiss. That sounds like an awesome start to any book, right? :) Grace has this habit of finding the meanings for everyone's name and sort of judging them by th
Ruth Hill
Jul 31, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This is the way a clean romance should be. Fun dialogue, sweet story, nothing too deep, and it is CLEAN! Let me emphasize that point. There are way too many romances out there with profanity and people jumping in and out of beds, and this was a delightful escape! I found myself chuckling on more than one occasion. (There are way too many books out there with no comedy either). I have read at least one other book by this author, and this was my favorite of hers, hands down. Okay, so I knew what t ...more
May 02, 2013 rated it really liked it
A very cute, and fun read. I really enjoyed reading it. Towards the end I was (view spoiler)

I just looked up the meaning of me & my families names - most of them were spot on. :o)

Moral Note: Clean language, clean romance.
Michelle Hill
Jun 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Every book she has written has been darling. The witty conversation is my favorite. I can't wait to read this new book. I am so grateful for an author that dares to write clean books! Great for adults and teens.
Teya Peck
Jan 04, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I really loved this! It was reality meets fun. It was sorrow meets joy. It's taking life by the reins and holding on tight to life. Clean, fun, sweet, deep and totally romantic. Totally recommended!
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Grace Warren lives a mellow life. Some would even call it boring; mundane, if you will. She's a physical therapist—one of the very best in her field, but aside from that, her life mostly consists of taking care of her paraplegic brother.

Grace's life changes when she's convinced to attend a charity event to help out a friend. At this event, Grace is kissed by a complete stranger. A handsome, suave, great-kissing stranger—but a stranger all the same
Jul 30, 2013 rated it really liked it
Working It Out by Rachael Anderson is what is known as a "clean" romance. There was some kissing, but other than that, this is a book that you could feel very comfortable sharing with your daughter, mother or even grandmother. Honestly though, I didn't realize this when I agreed to review the book. My book choices are all based on how the blurb and/or author grab my attention. So when I was about 3/4 of the way through the book, and it dawned on me that there hadn't been any real steamy scenes, ...more
Michelle Pickett
Aug 14, 2013 rated it it was amazing
When I heard about the blog tour for Racheal Anderson’s new book I jumped at the chance to be a part of it. I first read Racheal’s work in All I Want, which was a collection of three short stories based on the Christmas Holiday season. Work by Jolene Perry and Kaylee Baldwin was also included in the book.

The second opportunity I had to read Racheal’s work was in The Reluctant Bachelorette. I fell in love with that story. It was a clean, sweet, romantic comedy. The characters felt like real peopl
Nadene  (Totally Addicted to Reading)
This is another enjoyable read from Rachael Anderson. Based on the books I have read so far by this author, she does not disappoint. It goes to show that one can write an excellent romance story without a whole lot of smut.
The story begins with Seth Tuttle being asked to take part in a bachelor auction by his best friend Lanna. Now Seth is always willing to help Lanna, but he does not believe parading himself in front of a stream of women is the way to do it. The way in which he was able to wo
Aug 24, 2013 rated it really liked it
For someone who believes a name can tell you just about anything you need to know about a person, Grace thinks she has Seth pegged after their run-in at a charity event. God of Chaos sounds about right after he disrupts the event, kisses Grace without warning, and takes off amid a trail of upset women.

After an accident lands Seth in Grace's rehab program, she curses her luck. Seth, on the other hand, is more than happy to continue teasing and flirting with Grace as he tries to get his knee back
Lisa Mandina
Jan 25, 2015 rated it liked it
Thanks to Kathy at I Am a Reader for allowing me to read a copy of this and be part of a review group for this title.

Working it Out is a very quick, cute romance. It was a fun read, with interesting, but somewhat predictable characters. The story itself wasn't really that different from what you'd expect in a romance. But that's okay as it was still a good, quick, clean read.

There are basically four main characters: Lanna and her friend Seth, Grace and her brother Alec. So we get two romances
May 01, 2013 rated it really liked it

Working it Out was fun to read. It had some nice messages in it too. I like the characters and understand their motives. I have to admit I am more on Grace's side, then over Seth's side when it comes to the extreme sports.
At times it is funny, so touching and then maddening at all the risks Seth takes. It is a clean read. I read it in one easy session.

Seth has money and wants to help his late friend's sister Lanna with his money for her afterschool program. Lanna does not want his mone
books are love
Mar 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
received in exchange of a honest review.

This is the third book of Mrs. Anderson’s I have read and I find them more and more refreshing. The clean sweet romance is just a breathe of fresh air that is needed at times.

This book was nicely written and really kept the smile on your face as you watched the fun loving free spirited Seth try so hard to get Grace to like him that some of his antics have you laugh.

The two characters I like the most in this book are Seth and Alec. Seth because of how he
May 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Grace Warren likes her life just as it is, she's not looking to make any big changes. But one night at a bachelor auction, her life changes and it will never be the same. The only reason she went to the auction in the first place was that her co-worker, Cameron, begged her to bid on him after his fiance could no longer make it. Grace takes the time to get all ready for the black tie event, only to have some man outbid her for Cameron by a lot...what a jerk. Seth the jerk, sees only a beautiful w ...more
Angela Covarrubias
May 01, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance
Working It Out is the first book I have read by Rachael Anderson. I purchased the Reluctant Bachelorette by Rachael a few months ago on Amazon when it was .99, and I haven’t gotten around to reading it, but I believe I will be reading it soon.

I liked the characters in this book. They were like normal people, living their lives and having some of the same issues that we all have. Grace Warren likes playing it safe, and her days are predictable. She has a job that she loves as Physical Therapist,
May 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I loved this cute and clean romance. It was sweet. It also had elements that challenged you to think.

Grace is a hard working Physical Therapist. She is really good at what she does. She gets charged with helping a wealthy extreme sports bachelor, Seth, rehab after a sports accident. Where Grace is all professional and a no dating patient policy; Seth is let’s have fun at whatever comes my way mentality. They clash but still find themselves attracted to each other.

Grace’s brother, Alex, was in a
This is a really sweet romance. Closed bedroom door and minimal heat. Sometimes a girl just wants a PG love story and this fits the bill.

Grace is a wound a bit tight, but that is one of the fun things about her. She is sassy and steadfast. I love the way she defines people by their names. Seth is the perfect match for her with his playful attitude and fly by the seat of his pants plans. They have a great dynamic.

The book is a mixed POV, you get the narrative from both leads. The swaps go smoothl
Tressa (Wishful Endings)
May 01, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Original review posted on my blog, here.

4.5 stars

I've read all of Rachael's books and actually own all of them as well. So, when I saw this book come up for a blog tour I was really excited to join.

I really loved how Grace and Seth meet. He is totally cocky and rude, but endearing too. She is only there out of loyalty for a friend and ends up in an interesting situation with him. She gets flustered, but still has enough confidence to walk away, even if she's basically running away.

I really lik
Chrissy (The Every Free Chance Reader)
3.5 stars

Did I enjoy this book: I did enjoy this book. It was a sweet love story that kept me reading until the end.

Grace is a determined, hardworking woman who has feelings of guilt that aren’t revealed immediately in the book. She is afraid of not feeling guilty anymore. Grace is also rather stubborn. She was a great character. The excerpt below has one of my favorite scenes with Grace and lines from her. Seth is an adventurous ass for the most part. He is sweet, kind, smart. Seth is a good co
Jun 22, 2013 rated it really liked it
I'm a huge fan of Rachael Renee Anderson's books. They have all been clean, funny, and touching. Working it Out is no exception. This book, however, had a slightly different feel - more grown-up, or mature, or serious. Anderson still gets in the laughs though. Multiple times throughout the book I laughed out loud at what the different characters had done or said. Probably my favorite thing about this book was the focus, not on the characters getting together, but staying together. A lot of times ...more
Donna McBroom-Theriot
May 04, 2013 rated it it was amazing
WORKING IT OUT by Rachael Anderson is a wonderful book that encompasses many emotions without one crowding the other. She includes the dynamics of the sister/brother relationship, boy/girl relationship, and work/friend relationship. The story seamlessly flows from one relationship to another.

Grace was fond of looking up the meaning of people's names to see if they matched the personality of the owner. I found myself doing the same on a couple of names just to test the theory. We'll leave the th
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A USA Today bestselling author of clean romance, Rachael Anderson is the mother of four and is pretty good at breaking up fights, or at least sending guilty parties to their rooms. She can't sing, doesn't dance, and despises tragedies. But she recently figured out how yeast works and can now make homemade bread, which she is really good at eating.
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