A Christmas Day at the Office
One Christmas party. Two merging companies. Free-flowing champagne. What could possibly go wrong?
With her new billionaire boss in town, Sophie’s determined to swap the No-Jobs she meets on Tinder for her very own Steve Jobs. But will looking like a million dollars be enough to kick-start a Fifty Shades adventure?
A ring in his pocket and dressed to kill, Calum’s planning...more
For the employees of Seek Software, the Christmas party being thrown by their new boss is a source of unease. No one knows if their jobs are safe or what the their new boss has planned for the merger. For Sophia, she’s hoping to use the night to snag her new billionaire boss. Calum is planning to propose to Mia Rose and he’s n ...more
No such luck. ;)
I ended up reading to the 50% mark and had to force myself to clo ...more
The synopsis was cool and I was looking for an easy romance to put my nose into as it's freezing here.
Tons of people that the author tells you about. Hard to bond and to be moved when you don't have time to like them or even build a relationship. Usually I don't mind but in case of a romance, I prefer to feel something. Here, I've received no emotions.
The words are well written and the plot has potential. But it's a bit cold in the emotions part. ...more
Like the first story, it is set over the course of one day and evening. It did drag slightly with some characters stories and I felt that Nathan and Sophie's stories weren't really needed. To be honest, I'd probably have just liked two books based solely on Mark and Julie.
The humour wasn't as good as the first and, to be honest, I cringed a bit during this story. ...more
It had been a while since I read A Day at the Office, around the time it was released, so although I remember enjoying it, I was still wondering just how this new book would work, or if not remembering the details wo ...more
I loved the first book in this duology; but, this book had problematic elements to it that I honestly don't know if they were in the first book and I missed them, or if they started in this book. I think the former is more likely, but I'm not sure.
On a positive note:
-I love the wordplay the author does throughout the novel. My favorite was "As for Mia? Well M.I.A. just about summed her up."
- I still loved the characters. So much so that I found myself sometimes anxious about where t ...more
The book is told over the period of one day, the day of the office party. It follows the lives of numerous employees of ‘Seek Software Company’, and is told from their various viewp ...more
I absolutely love Matt Dunns series of books and I urge you to read this series if you haven't already. If you have then do not miss this book. It's fabulous.
This book was full of humour from the start. I was laughing so hard in the first chapter (something I've been missing from a book in a long time). It is packed full as always with humour, rumours, action, ups and downs and romance. For an office worker these books never fail ...more
Another great read from Matt Dunn. This one revolves around the Seek team gearing up to meet their new CEO, while dealing with their own personal drama, of course.
The book is filled with endless drama and there's something happening at the turn of every page. There isn't a full moment in the story. The only trouble with Matt Dunn's writing is his love for extra long sentences. It is easy to loose the premise after one sentence runs for three to four line ...more
The thing I like about this book and it's predecessor, is that they are good pallete cleansing light rom coms in literary form.
A smallish company has a group of employees that do a good job, but that's not what we are interested in as readers of their actions. No, we like to see the way they interact, the lamentations about failed relationships, the insecurities, and of course the triumphs (if the ...more
This is a novel that takes place over one day. I've read books that have been successful with this, but they are the exception to the rule. In the case of this book, it left me feeling just plain exhausted, instead of hopeful or ...more
Sometimes I do things in a backward way, like reading book two before reading book one. Which could not be effective as there might be some plot that I missed. But when a chance of reading A Christmas Day at the Office came, I really don't want to miss it for the world! Fortunately though - much as I clobber myself upside the head for delaying finishing A Day at the Office over and over again - I found myself enjoying the five characters's shenanigans in this book.
A Christmas Day at th ...more
Matt is the author of four contemporary romantic comedy novel ...more