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Roses Are Red and Thorny…Ouch!

(Holiday Jobs that Don't Suck #11)

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Asking someone out for Valentine’s Day is simple, getting them there without a vehicle? Not so easy.
Shaun works at the local flower shop while going to college full time. As Valentine’s Day approaches, he has to watch all the people come in and get flowers for their significant other. Wishing he had a Valentine, he didn’t expect a sexy man to walk right in the shop and as
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ebook, 57 pages
Published February 1st 2014 by eXtasy Books
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Mandy*reads obsessively*
3.5*

This series is just like a little cup of cuteness.
I love reading them in between other longer and heavier stories, they are always sweet and easy.
Here we have geeky-glasses-wearing-never-been-on-a-date Shaun and working-on-a-double-major and seeing-all-his friends-with-their-boyfriends-while-he's-still-single Ian.
And where do they meet, you ask? Well, at a flower shop of course, and right before Valentines day. I say that is providence and of course Ian is going to ask the little cutie out
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Feb 20, 2016 rated it liked it
2.5 Stars
Lucy
Feb 09, 2014 rated it really liked it
Cuteness and light and walking through a snowstorm with no cost to get your date a rose. Fluffy at its finest
Nicole
Jul 03, 2018 rated it liked it
Quick read, story under 30 pages. All stories in the holiday jobs that don't suck series are loosely connected.
multitaskingmomma
Aug 10, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Review: Roses Are Red and Thorny…Ouch! (Holiday Jobs that Don't Suck #11) by Jackie Nacht

My Rating: 4 of 4 Stars (Based on Short&Light Read Category)

Have you ever wanted to read something romantic, fun and ending with an HFN while waiting in a doctor's clinic? One that will make you forget the whining and whinging of crying patients, young and old, before your name is called out?


Roses Are Read And Thorny... Ouch! is just the right read.

Yes, I know! This is meant to be a Valentine's read but
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Nikyta *Miss Forgetful*
Reviewed at The Blogger Girls.

With Valentine’s Day approaching, Ian’s resigned himself to being alone but when his friend drags him to a flower shop, he sets his eyes on Shaun and is determined to ask him out. Unfortunately, with Ian not having a car…. how’s he supposed to take his sexy geek out on a date?

I liked this one but for some reason I couldn’t really connect with either character and I’m not quite sure why. I would have loved for this one to be longer, though, so we could have gotten to
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Sadonna
Apr 06, 2014 rated it liked it
These are really fun short stories of some lucky college guys finding some happiness :) This time we have Shaun, a freshman, who meets Ian, an upperclassman, when Ian and his friend visit the flower shop where Shaun is working. It's the day before Valentine's so things are busy at the store, but Ian cares nothing for flowers. He is however interested in the cute guy who works there :) He ends up asking Shaun out for Valentine's. These guys are so cute! Ian trying to make Shaun happy and Shaun co ...more
Thomaidha Papa
3~3.5 Hearts
Review written for MM Good Book Reviews

This story is a sweet and perfect for a Valentine’s read. It has romance, it has sweetness roll all over the place, it has college boys, but best of all it has a geeky MC that is simply adorable, while he continuously manages to surprise you...

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Feb 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
3,5*
Rissa
Ian was so cute when he met Shaun! And I like when Shaun was good in everything he did! Never judge a book by its cover! ;)

Can't wait for Drake to have a story! :)
Tyra Berger
Apr 08, 2014 rated it it was amazing
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I love these short, sweet, sexy reads and can't wait to see what the next holiday job will be.
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Short, sexy and sweet—where a little love goes a long way.
That’s the best way to describe Jackie Nacht’s stories. I was introduced to M/M Romance through my sister, Stephani, and read it for years. Then, I thought it was time to put my own stories on paper. I began writing short and sweet stories that ended with a happily ever after…and sometimes more than one, in the case of my YA Fork in the Ro
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