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Love and Lists

(Chocoholics #1)

4.17  ·  Rating details ·  11,758 ratings  ·  1,311 reviews
Love and Lists is the first book in the Chocolate Lovers spinoff - Chocoholics: The foul-mouthed offspring tell their stories.

Twenty-five-year-old Gavin Ellis has always had the love and support of his family ever since he was a little boy and couldn't stop talking about his penis. He's also always had their unsolicited advice and uncanny knack of embarrassing him at all c
Published (first published September 1st 2013)
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4.5 Grow-up stars!!!


If you don’t want to look like the crazy homeless who has laugh-attacks in the middle of the street read this in the privacy of your house.
Unless you want to be the crazy person who laughs alone in public, in that case: Go ahead. Go read this in a full bus or something.

If you’re expecting the cute, penis-obsessed and hilarious little Gavin, forget it. He’s now all grown up and a sexy man. (Still hilarious, tho.)
And working in the fam
Sep 04, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4.5 FUNNY stars!

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Have you read the Chocolate Lovers series by Tara Sivec? Seduction and Snacks, Futures and Frosting, Troubles and Treats... first things first. If you are wanting a good laugh, you have to read them. Some of the funniest books I’ve ever read. EVER! In the Chocolate Lovers series, we meet little Gavin. Claire and Carter’s five year old bundle of joy. Gavin is one of the very best parts of that series. Seriously the most hilarious kid ever. As an adult, he is just as funny. Gav
* Meli Mel *


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"Love and lists. Just remember, love and lists. Nothing else matters."

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You're also probably wondering how in the hell I can possibly be twenty-five years old when just yesterday I was four. I know, it's a tough pill to swallow. I'm not a foul-mouthed, cute little kid anymore. I'm now
Lana ❇✾DG Romance❇✾
4 Laugh out loud Stars

She has no idea that every time I’m within three feet of her my penis perks up like a meerkat when it hears a noise. It’s fucking Meerkat Manor in my pants.

So have you ever sat there and thought to yourself, I wonder how many times the word penis can be used in a book? No? That's just me? Really? Huh. Well I'll bet you're curious about it now. Let me appease your curiosity then. 83.

Remember the mouthy little shit, Gavin, from the Chocolate Lovers series? Well, he's now
Georgia ♥

My adorable, penis-obsessed Gavin all-grown up???


Katy Loves Romance ❤️
4.5 Love me some grown up Gavin stars

I totally loved Gavin in Seduction and snacks with his talk about his weiner and some adorable laugh out loud moments I was so so happy to hear that we were getting an Adult Gavin...

I was totally.....

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So last time we read about Gavin he was a boy, he had a filthy mouth but we all loved him.....

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Now he's 25.....
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What you say he's no longer a boy but a Man... yup you got that right!!

Ok ok lets move on...

The Story

Gavin is in love with Charlotte they
3.5 Stars

And now I’m picturing my penis rising up like a phoenix and repeatedly smacking the table like he’s knocking on a door. Maybe that would impress her. “Hey Charlotte, look what my penis can do!”

Remember the kick ass, sword loving little boy who wasn’t afraid to ask the big questions?

”My name’s Gavin Morgan! Who the hell are you?”

Well, Gavin’s all grown up and in love with his bff and childhood friend, Charlotte. What’s a man-boy to do when he finds himself in love and lust with his
Jennifer Kyle
3.5 Stars

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I just LOVED catching up with the Chocolate Lover’s gang!!

Gavin has grown up A LOT since the last book in this series. He is now twenty-five years old and is in love with Liz and Jim’s daughter, his best friend, Charolette.

"I'm not a foul-mouthed, cute little kid anymore. I'm now a foul-mouthed, cute adult."

Here’s the thing, Gavin and Charolette came across like teenagers to me. I think eighteen years old or so would have worked better for their inexperience and dialo
Beth Hudspeth
Mar 17, 2016 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2016-reads, lmao
I've been reading too much serious. I need some humor in my life!

Super quick read, very cheesy, but it was exactly what I needed.

I like it, but it could be much better!

I think that you can read it as a single book, but... this's next part of Chocolate Lovers series. We have here favourite and sweet son of Claire and Carter. Yes it's Gavin story! He is in love with Charlotte ( Liz and Jim older daughter). But they are friends from an early age and are practically family. That is why they are afraid to admit themselves to their feelings. Gavin's best friend - Tyler - come up with a list that must be followed in order to wi
Carol (StarAngel's Reviews) Allen


Wow....Ms. Sivec - you did it again!! I didn't stop laughing from the time I opened the book till I was done.  Every page turn had a new and funny situation that just had me rolling on the floor.

This is the story of Gavin and Charlotte - Gavin is Claire and Carter's son and he is madly in love with his best friend.  Charlotte's parents are Liz and Jim and she feels the same way about Gavin.

Do you think they just come out and tell each other how they have
Geri Reads
3.5 silly, fun stars

Soooo...I liked this one. Didn't blow me away though. It was funny but there were times when it just became too silly for my taste. Don't get me wrong, I don't find crude language offensive at all, providing that there should also be substance. Nothing heavy since I know this series doesn't take itself seriously. But I would have loved a little more something, you know, a plot, a story or whatever but sadly, there wasn't.

I did enjoy Gavin and Charlotte and their crazy fa
4 stars
How to Make Charlotte Bang Me Love Me. And Turn into a Giant Pussy.

I decided to pick this up right away because I was in a book funk, a book funk that felt like it was forever, but in reality it was just a couple of days, still a funk is a funk. In my entire reading experience, there are two fool proof ways to get me out of a funk, one is KA and her merry Alpha Men and the other is to laugh my ass off until I need to change my panties… There really is no other author who has m
Angela Richardson
Aug 07, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
There is a certain reaction I have when I read a Tara Sivec book. It goes something like this...

Cute, quirky and always puts a smile on my face.
Love and Lists was a short, yet entertaining read. Filled with lots of awkward and embarrassing scenes for our chocolate lovers Gavin & Charlotte, all wrapped up in deliciously sweet, yet flirty and dirty love story. And lots of appearances from all our favorite characters in the series too! It wasn't laugh out loud funny for me this time...but I tho
Tessa Teevan
Sep 25, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc

Oh my gosh! Tara Sivec is a literary genius and one of the most hysterical authors I've ever had the pleasure of reading. Gavin and Charlotte's story is just as incredible and hot as Carter and Claire's. I loved every little bit of it! Full review to come after the blog tour.
Please excuse me while I take a break to wipe my eyes because I'm laughing so hard that I can't stop crying. Seriously, y'all, Tara Sivec is a comedic genius
Loved this book. Made me laugh so much.

Read it again for the second time and I still loved it and will keep it at 5 star rating. Gavin and Charlotte are both funny. Gavin hasn't changed much from a kid to an adult...he's still preoccupied with his penis.
***5 apple-didn't-fall-far-from-the-tree starts***

I want them to adopt me.

I absolutely loved it. I couldn't stop laughing. A lot of laugh-out-loud moments.
I'm an adult and I have to worry about inviting my mother to public events for fear she'll tell everyone the story about how I got my first boner to Barney the Dinosaur. Do you have any idea how mortifying that is? A fucking purple dinosaur.

Our boy Gavin, who we met in the first book and who loved talking about his wiener, have grown up.
Aestas Book Blog
Aug 08, 2013 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: soon, top-tbr
LOOK!! It's a Chocolate Lovers spinoff - Chocoholics!!

This is Gavin's story! The foul-mouthed offspring tell their stories!

Twenty-five-year-old Gavin Ellis has always had the love and support of his family ever since he was a little boy and couldn't stop talking about his penis. He's also always had their unsolicited advice and uncanny knack of embarrassing him at all costs. Now that he's an adult and trying to convince the love of his life to love him back, things haven't changed very much fro
Akanksha❤ Søren♰

Gavin all grown up!!??

Who wants to read this??

Yupp, ME!!

More mental crazy penis talk?

Sign me up please!!

I lovedddd that kid, can't wait for this!!! *wooooooot wooooooot*
Anas Attic  Book Blog
If you have been following my blog you know how much I love The Chocolate Lover's Series by Tara Sivec. If you've read my reviews, you know of the scary things that happen to my body while I read her books. You know how Tara's been sneaking into my home and secretly getting material, even before I stalked her and made her  got friendly with her. She also schedules her book releases to my vaginal episodes. More on that in a bit...(or read my review of Seduction and Snacks to start).

Just for a lit
Elle's Book Blog
Series: Chocoholics #1
Genre: Romantic Comedy. Friends to Lovers.

This friggin book had me in a fit of giggles the whole way though! I can always count on Tara Sivec to put me in a good "book mood" too, which is why I decided to read this one. Gah, I laughed so hard that I had tears in my eyes. Overall, I LOVED this book. It's light hearted, hilarious, and adds just enough angst to keep the story interesting. If you haven't read a book by Tara Sivec and are a fan out laugh out loud (like embar
SamJ ★Needs a HEA★
★Book Basics★

Genre : - Cont Romantic Comedy
Series : - 1st in the series - Advised to read the Chocolate Lovers series first
Love triangle? - (view spoiler)
Cheating? - (view spoiler)
HEA? - (view spoiler)
Would I read more by this author/or in this series? - Yes
Rating - 2.5 rounded up to 3


This was not as good as I wanted it to be. It felt like the author was trying to re create Chocolate lovers.

Gavin and Cha

-- A Romantic Book Affairs Review

Tara Sivec does it again with Love and Lists, the first book in the Chocoholics spinoff series... She made me laugh until I almost peed my pants!

"I'm not a foul-mouthed, cute little kid anymore. I'm now a foul-mouthed, cute adult." - Gavin

Gavin Ellis is all grown up and no longer walking around talking about his peen anymore… much. He’s twenty-five, single, good-looking (he has good genes ala Carter!), and is the Creative Director for one of the largest sex
Sep 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Once again Tara Sivec had me laughing hysterically with this book.

In this story we meet Gavin, Claire and Carter’s hilarious little boy all grown up. He is now twenty-five and is in love with his best friend Charlotte. Charlotte is the daughter of Claire’s best friend Liz and Jim.

Gavin’s best friend Tyler reminded me a lot of his dad’s best friend Drew. Like father like son I guess. Tyler comes up with this great idea to help Gavin get Charlotte to fall in love with him, create a list. It’s pre
[~Ami~]♥Sexy Dexy♥

If you're a Seduction and Snacks lover then you're familiar with this crazy group.

I'm not a foul-mouthed cute little kid anymore. I'm a foul-mouth cute adult

Gavin is all grown up now and in love with his parents best friend's daughter, Charlotte. Of course coming from a crazy family he doesn't go by the conventional way and ask her out. Nope! He makes a list to make her fall in love with her.

Some parts of the book was LOL funny. Especially when we are reacquainted with the old gang
Eve (Between The Bookends)
This book was just Ok for me.

This author can write funny like no ones business, but I wasn't feeling any connection between Gavin and Charlotte. I didn't even get a "best friend" vibe from either of them. No clue why they loved each other because we get limited interactions between them, and the ones we do get have a forced feel to them. These are suppose to be two adults, but they acted like OTT teenagers for the whole book. I am also not a fan of the whole "fake boyfriend/girlfriend to make t
Aug 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book was a TREAT.

As soon as this book landed on my kindle I abandoned all other reads and responsibilities and jumped straight in. When it comes to this crazy gang of characters I know I am guaranteed a brilliant and fun read. Tara does not disappoint.

I adored the young Gavin we met in Seduction and Snacks, so then getting to know him as an adult was even better. He is still the funny kid we knew and loved.. even at the age of 25. And of course he has his own hilarious tale to tell. He i
OH. MY. GOD. This is going to be sooooooooo good!!! Come in October!!!!!

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Teaser --->
Linda ❤️ Sassy, Classy && a Little Bit of Nasty
4.5 Loved-filled-peanut-buttercup stars!


"Can someone die from a severe case of blue balls?"


Ha and that's our beloved Gavin, son of Claire and Carter, from the Chocolate Lover's series. He's Google-ing that phrase because, well, he's suffering from it.

Gavin is in love with his childhood friend, Charlotte. She is Liz and Jim's daughter. Gavin is in a predicament because he wants to act on his, uh, situation, but doesn't know how because he knows Charlotte only sees him as a friend.


And in comes

This is a whole new series based on Claire's and Carter's spawn child, Gavin. Gavin is now 25 years old and has been in love with family friend daughter, Charlotte, for a while now. Gavin and his crazy best friend, Tyler, make a list to try and have Charlotte fall in love with Gavin.
I honestly don't think I've laughed this much while reading a book. I laughed more in this book than her other series. It's just that hilari
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Tara Sivec is a USA Today best-selling author, wife, mother, chauffeur, maid, short-order cook, baby-sitter, and sarcasm expert. She lives in Ohio with her husband and two children and looks forward to the day when all three of them become adults and move out.

After working in the brokerage business for fourteen years, Tara decided to pick up a pen and write instead of shoving it in her eye out of

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