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3.92  ·  Rating details ·  352 ratings  ·  65 reviews
Presley Mackenzie knows she’s not supposed to fall for her best friend. She really shouldn’t fall for him—especially since he is her ex’s brother.
It doesn’t matter that her ex cheated. It doesn’t matter that she was the one to walk away.
She’s not supposed to fall for her best friend.
Even if Mason Sutton is the only one who can make her smile or laugh or feel like being he
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ebook, 83 pages
Published June 23rd 2015 by Fated Desires Publishing
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Jun 22, 2015 rated it really liked it
Slick's review posted at Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

4.5 Stars

This is one of those romances that sneaks up on the couple which makes it all the more interesting. Both the hero and heroine are coming out of toxic relationships, both are having issues with their jobs, and both have vowed to not date but their friendship begins to cross boundaries they never intended to cross. This is one hot and sexy romance with just the right amount of conflict to make it interesting but not so much as to weigh
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Liz
So many issues, I don't know where to start. Did I read the same book as the other reviewers?

Presley comes home to find her long time boyfriend Trent shtuping some chick on her kitchen counters; promptly throws them out and bleaches her counters and throws out her bed.. ew. She's friends with Trent's brother, Mason, who was just dumped by his snotty girlfriend. Both hurting, they commiserate, exchange keys to each others' places, hangout, play video games and hangout, agreeing that they'll never
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Sarah
Jun 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: contemporary
4.5 Stars

Wow! This book starts with a bang. (Ha! Pun intended.) Presley catches her friend and boyfriend in a compromising position on HER kitchen counter no less. Despite the heart ache both main characters go through early on, this was a great book! Mason and Presley were perfect for each other and I enjoyed watching them grow from friends, to lovers and then eventually a couple. The only reason this book is not receiving a 5 star rating is that I really wanted an epilogue that would have wrap
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Crazy for Books (Stephanie)
Audiobook provided by author for an honest review.

2.5 BFF to Lovers Stars

Narrated by Gregory Salinas.

Presley McKenzie finds her boyfriend Trent having sex on her kitchen counter with, who she thought was her best friend, Stacy. As a video game programmer, she finds it necessary to dress like a teenage boy in baggy shirts and pants to blend in with her male counterparts.

At the same time across town, Mason Sutton, Trent's younger brother, is in the process of being dumped by his social climbing
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MaggieReadsRom
Jan 11, 2016 rated it really liked it
I'm a contemporary romance addict so when an author writes in multiple subgenres, the contemporary romance books will always be the first ones I go to. This has also been the case with Carrie Ann Ryan. I love her Midnight Ink series and when I heard this Tempting Signs series novella she'd written was contemporary romance as well I grabbed it as soon as it released (June 2015) and then it just sat there...on my TBR. When I was looking for a quick read (in wait for a highly anticipated release —K ...more
Eva Millien
Jun 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
Presley and Mason have sworn off love but as they soothe each other's pain they find themselves falling for each other in this captivating contemporary romance.

Losing the someone you thought you were going to spend your life with through no fault of your own can be devastating unless you have good friends to help through and the reader can't help but get caught up in the emotionally charged atmosphere of this captivating romance as Presley and Mason discover that life goes on and that they can t
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Trish R.
May 29, 2017 rated it liked it
This is a friend turned lovers story, a simple and enjoyable short read even with the faults which I will get to later.

First, what I love about this novella? Mason. Mason. Mason. He's such a sweetheart plus he's sexy as hell. He was attracted to Presley but made himself stop thinking about her sexually because she was his brother's girlfriend. A landscape architect, he was looked down by not only his brother Trent but also by his girlfriend Lorena. My guess is that Trent knew that Mason is the
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Lexee Toste
Jul 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I really enjoyed this story! It was a fairly quick read but I absolutely loved it! Presley walks in on her friend and boyfriend having sex in her kitchen. She quickly throws them out and lets them know that she never wants to see them again. Mason, Presley's ex's brother, has his girlfriend publicly break up with him on the same night. Once Mason finds out what his brother has done he lets him have it and heads to Presley's. They become best friends that night and spend a lot of time together. M ...more
Iris
Aug 16, 2017 rated it it was ok
I've read other Carrie Ann Ryan books and love them. This one was like it was thrown together. Presley comes home to find her d-bag boyfriend Trent doing her friend on the kitchen counter. Same day Trent's brother Mason breaks up with his stuck up girlfriend. Apparently in the year Presley and Trent were together she formed a close friendship with Mason. He finds out about her break up and knowing it had to be his brothers fault he rushes over to console Presley. Their friendship grows to the po ...more
Mandy Marant
Jun 12, 2017 rated it liked it
I was giving his book to read for an honest review. It's a best friends to lovers. It is a fast, good read. Mason was a sweetheart out of the bedroom and sexy, alpha man in the bedroom which was hot. The interaction between Presley and Mason was goofy and loving, you can tell they enjoyed each others company. After Presley found her boyfriend cheating on her and Mason girlfriend breaking up with him, they both sworn off love, so being good friends, they decide to do the whole friends with benefi ...more
Titania
Jul 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
I received a review copy of this book.

Presley has hidden who she is for so long that she isn't quite sure who she is anymore. But finding her boyfriend boinking her best friend has taught her one thing...love isn't for her. Mason works in dirt and he loves it. But when his current girlfriend decides that his profession is beneath her and dumps him publicly...he decides love isn't for him. So what happens when two friends decide to take the love out of the sex? I enjoyed this friends to lovers st
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Jill
May 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Such a good story of friends to lovers. Presley walks in on her jerk of a boyfriend cheating on her the same day that Mason's girlfriend breaks up with him. Mason happens to be brothers with the cheating jerk but he is nothing like him. however, he's always had a bit of a crush on Presley. They agree to a friends with benefits relationship but end up falling in love. They don't want to admit their feeling to each other because they are afraid. Mason keeps a secret from Presley that his jerk brot ...more
Lyn
This friends-to-lovers story was a likeable read that I felt I could have liked if I had more background. The author describes it as a 'stand-alone' on her website. While this is true in the sense that it doesn't tie into any of the series that Carrie Ann Ryan writes herself, in reading it, it is definitely obvious that it forms part of a multi-author series.
It was a some-what quick read that had a distinctly different pacing to what I'm used to from this author. I also felt like the hero and he
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Jes
Jul 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed
This short story is about two best friends that try to have a non-feeling sexual relationship and we all know that those don’t exist. Presley Mackenzie was dating her best friend Mason Sutton’s brother before she caught her boyfriend with someone she thought was a friend. Mason was ready to take the next step with his girlfriend, only to be dumped by her. With Presley hating the people she works with and Mason not wanting to work with his brother anymore, they turn to each other for some support ...more
Ashley Speakman
Jun 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2017
Mason and Presley's story is fantastic. I have a soft spot for books where friendship turns into happily ever after romance. I wanted Presley to stand up for herself though. I felt like she let people (not Mason) walk all over her. She didn't once stand up for herself with Trent or with her boss Stan. I thought the ending was a little rushed. Other than that, it was terrific and a great read. It will be a book I recommend to others.
Deja
Jun 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Normally I have only read Ms. Ryan's paranormal books so when I saw that she writes contemporary as well I figured why not. I loved her Montgomery Ink series so when I saw this book I just knew it would be good. I was very happy to be right Presley and Mason were one of her best couples, the fact that Mason was technically her ex's brother just made the fact that they fell for each other that much crazier and I love when crazy meets love.
K
Jun 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
After Presley's boyfriend cheated on her, she finds comfort in the most unlikely place . . . with the brother of her ex who is also going through a breakup. I enjoyed the storyline of Presley and Mason falling into an unexpected and passionate relationship. I really liked Presley's character - a strong woman fighting to make her way in a male-dominated career.
Kristine (A Cozy Booknook)
Jul 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2017, romance
This is an enjoyable story. The story quickly grabbed my attention and had me glued to the pages until finished. The story was a blend of sweet, a little steamy, and romantic. I really liked the characters and wanted to see them happy. I look forward to reading more from this author.

I received a copy of this manuscript from the author, my review has been voluntarily submitted.
Sometime
Aug 07, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: kindle
The premise sounded interesting and I believed all the 5 star reviews. I didn't care for the writing style and the story got tedious. So many things didn't make sense. Why were they with such obviously horrible people in the first place. It made them seem like idiots with terrible judgement.

I didn't realize this was a "friends with benefits" book and I do not like that trope.

I can't recommend this unless it's a freebie.
Amy Ross
Jun 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I did enjoy this however I think I'm more of a paranormal fan than a fan of more everyday romance type novels. That said it was an enjoyable read and a very relatable storyline. I find all of of Carrie Ann Ryan's novels have a lot of relatable content.
Selina Durio
Aug 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Fantastic!

This was a fantastic read! I'm so used to reading books by this author that are part of a series I wasn't sure what to expect. I was pleasantly surprised. Presley and Mason were the ideal friends to lovers couple.
Wanda Croyle
May 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Wrong brother right time

U can only say who make better lovers than your best friend.
This another remarkable story excellently written by Carrie Ann Ryan. I couldn't put it down read it in one day
Sweet Girl
Apr 16, 2019 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: story
Nice one
Teon
Aug 13, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I enjoyed it

I think I've found an author I want to read more from. Very easy read, fast. Really bonded w/ the characters. Wanted to punch one of them myself!
Ann
Aug 05, 2017 rated it liked it
A quick steamy read.
Meryl
Nov 01, 2018 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
Disappointed

Having read many books be Carrie Ann, i was disappointed with this one. Both main characters were a bit wet and spineless. I found it difficult to engage.
Ginger
Aug 21, 2017 rated it it was ok
Was an all right read. Not as interesting as most of this authors books
Passionpages50
Oct 02, 2017 rated it liked it
3.5 stars
Sandi Ramirez
Dec 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Carrie Ann Ryan is one of my ONE CLICK Authors...I have yet to find a book that is not a 5 star book from her. This book meets that and more. First off let me begin by saying this is one of 12 books written by 12 different authors. One for each sign in the horoscope. Since this is Cancer now we have 2 Cancers who are meeting up and their story.

I am never one to give the storyline away in a review so you will see me tell you bits and pieces so let me say this is one very hot and very good read. I
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Yvonne Daniels
Jan 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Any wanting to read a great book
I was given this book to read and review. I have enjoyed reading Carrie Ann Ryan books she is a exciting author, her writing reflexes her amazing talent, her characters description makes them believable and heartwarming.

The story revolves around Mason and Presley they both had their hearts broken. They both then decided that they were through dating and falling in love.

Mason girlfriend dumps him in a public bar so that she receives lots of male attention. Mason feels like things are finally goi
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Carrie Ann Ryan is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of contemporary, paranormal, and young adult romance. Her works include the Montgomery Ink, Redwood Pack, Fractured Connections, and Elements of Five series, which have sold over 3.0 million books worldwide. She started writing while in graduate school for her advanced degree in chemistry and hasn’t stopped since. Carrie Ann ha ...more
“Wait, hear me out.” She quirked a grin at him as she said it. “If we both go into this knowing that, no matter what, we remain friends and we know there is no future beyond remaining as close as we are, we can do this. That way, we both get what we need and can keep things how they are. What do you say?” 2 likes
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