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The Thing About Love

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An emotional and unforgettable new romance from New York Times bestselling author Kim Karr.

The whole stethoscope-and-white coat thing isn’t my cup of tea.

I prefer a man with an artistic vein in his body. 9 - 5 hours. And I can definitely do without the half-lidded, sleepy bedroom eyes. (Okay, so those are kind of sexy.)

Tall, dark, and handsome doesn’t change the fact th
Published January 3rd 2018
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An emotional and unforgettable new romance from New York Times bestselling author Kim Karr.
The whole stethoscope-and-white coat thing isn’t my cup of tea.
I prefer a man with an artistic vein in his body. 9 - 5 hours. And I can definitely do without the half-lidded, sleepy bedroom eyes. (Okay, so those are kind of sexy.)
Tall, dark, and handsome doesn’t change
Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****4.5 STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}

Butterflies swarmed my belly, my throat tightened, and when he full on kissed me, I felt like he was my home.
It was a feeling I hadn’t felt in a very long time.

And right then I knew nothing would ever be the same in my life when he left.

THE THING ABOUT LOVE is a sexy, funny, and emotional read. This was my first Kim Karr book and I can guarantee that it won’t be my last. I really enjoyed this ”enemies-to-lovers” romance. The pacing of the sto
Jenny••Steamy Reads Blog••
Here's The Thing About Love.......

You don’t get to pick love, it just happens.
There’s no control over it...

Kim Karr takes us on a sweet, emotional, sexy, and amazing journey of finding that once in a lifetime love.
Jules is hired to plan and organize Dr. Jake Kissinger’s sisters wedding. When they first meet, its instant attraction. Doesn’t mean they get along, at all. Jake doesn’t even want to hire Jules but doesn’t have a choice when his grandmother has weeks left to live after her battle
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THE THING ABOUT LOVE: Is a sexy emotional standalone novel by Kim Karr. Spoken in ‘Dual Perspectives’ In this we meet Jules & Jack

This story wasn’t just about love, it was about surviving even when the odds are stacked against you.

In this we meet quirky wedding planner Jules and sexy hot delectable Dr Jake Kissinger (aka Dr. Kiss), these two meet in such an unconventional way which set up for a funny hilarious first meeting which didn’t really go to plan when Jules strives to mak
Natalie  ~ The Biblioholic
Dec 29, 2017 rated it really liked it
Anyone who has paid attention to the books I read or the authors I one-click, you’d know that Kim Karr’s collection always makes the cut. While I haven’t read everything she’s written (yet), I’ve read tons of her books. So when I say that The Thing About Love was unlike anything I’ve read by her so far, you know that I’m onto something.

Juliette was having a really rough go of it. She took over her uncle’s successful event planning business and she’s failing at it. While she’s great a
Danielle ❤️ Pretty Mess Reading ❤️
***2.5 STARS**

It was an okay read. Simple. I couldn't enjoy the book very much because the female MC's personality was annoying. She was quite whinny and her behavior was childlike. Often times, she reminded me of a kid throwing a temper tantrum.

The writing wasn't very good either. It was okay. I'm not sure how long this author has been writing but it feels like a new author breaking into the business. That's all well and good, everyone has to start somewhere.

I'm giving this book an A for effort
Olga therebelreader
I'm trying really hard to think about why I feel inclined to give this 3 stars instead of 4. The Thing About Love was funny in places, sure. I for one laughed so hard I cried in parts of this book. It was lighthearted and I enjoyed the two main characters and many of the others. However, something was missing for me. I think it just didn't have enough to it. I think I was missing some angst. Overall it was a funny, sexy read that I enjoyed a lot.

In short:
Hero 4/5 | Heroine 4/5 | Plot (Point, Ori
Feb 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Jules is a wedding planner and she loves doing it. She is the owner of the family company, but it has been having difficulties. The company can probably be saved if Jules can become the wedding planner of a famous, rich couple. She only needs to convince the future bride’s brother, Jake, that she’s capable of organizing the big wedding. The first meeting between Jules and Jake wasn’t a pleasant one and it looks like Jules will not get the job. When the wedding needs to happen very soon, Jules is ...more
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This was a sexy, sweet romance that will have you swooning in the best way possible. Kim Karr delivered a story that was filled with humor and hot as sin passion and when you have something like that, you can never go wrong.

Being a part of a family business is never easy but taking it over, is even harder. Jules is all about making good first impressions and when you’re a wedding planner, perfection is everything. Planning a wedding to one of the most high profile couple in the state is
Dec 19, 2017 rated it really liked it
4 stars

Aah what can I say, I really enjoyed this book. It was funny, witty, emotional, and really engaging.

Hero: 4.5 stars
Heroine: 4.5 stars
Side characters: 4.5 stars
Writing: 4 stars
Heat level: 4 stars
Angst: 2.5 stars

Full review to come.

ARC provided in exchange of an honest review.
Jo - •.★Reading Is My Bliss★.•
Wedding planning can be very stressful time for a newly engaged couple but that is where someone like Juliette comes in, taking all the stress off the couple and giving them the wedding of their dreams.

Juliette has been in love before, in fact she almost got married. Despite breaking up with her fiance, she still believes in love and happy ever afters but has also resigned herself to the fact that it may not happen for her.

Juliette is doing everything she can to save her Uncle’s failing wedding
Dec 08, 2017 marked it as to-read
Well, if Jake looks like the guy in the cover.....

Then I want to eat the cake and him at the same time...



And by the way...


Me neither!!! ;p
Jan 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: heartwarming, humour
And this is why I read romance.

I just love finishing a book with a happy sigh.

I enjoyed Jake and Jules journey to finding love.

Jules and Jake didn't have the best of first meetings though and it wasn't exactly insta love.

The thing about love begins with Jules also known as Juliette who is a wedding planner anxiously awaiting a client who is coming to view the incredible cake that has been made and to go over her wedding plans in the hope to get the job, money is tight and business is strugglin
Dec 24, 2017 rated it really liked it
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4.5 Stars

First, can we talk about heroes named Jake? Because, really, this is one of the best names for heroes EVER, so, this and the fact that the book is by Kim Karr and I was willing to volunteer to read over her shoulder as she was writing. (I didn't actually volunteer, but I wanted to, LOL).

Juliette and Jake. So perfect as an enemies to lovers, so what you want from a story like this. Did they have a reason to dislike one another? Yes, they
Nancy Metsch
Dec 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
** Spoiler free review**
Amazing!!! 100% amazing..I may have edit this review...Let's see
In this book we meet Jake Kissinger, he's tall, dark and handsome. Plus he's the biggest flirt you'll ever meet. Plus he's a Doctor...what more could any woman want
Juliette Easton is a wedding planner and she's amazing at her job. She cant balance the books for her business, but she can plan a great wedding.
Here's the problem you know what they say about first impressions. Well Juliette makes a very bad o
Jan 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
4.5+ stars
Jules Easton has one chance to make a good impression and nail the job to plan the wedding of the year in Atlanta...and if she fails then there is not much hope of keeping her wedding planning business afloat. Unfortunately, Jules tends to be anxious, hyper, klutzy, and a bit impulsive. And one false move against the bride's brother seems to be the final nail in the coffin.

Dr. Jake Kissinger wants his baby sister to have the wedding of her dreams. Although they come from money, their l
Beneath The Covers Blog
Jan 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: alison, 2018-reads, arcs
A sexy, sweet read about frenemies turned lovers

Jules knew she had to nail this job or she would be kissing her uncle's wedding planning company goodbye. Will she still land the job when she thinks the bride to be's fiance is hitting on her and she throws a cake in his face? Oh, did I mention he wasn't the fiance...

The Thing About Love is a hot steamy read with some heartache along the way. I loved the frenemies aspect of the story and felt Jules and Jake's chemistry was amazing and hot, hot, ho
Shelly's Book Corner
Dec 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: lourdes-reviews
After taking over her uncle’s wedding planning business, Jules Easton is trying to land the one wedding that can give her the boost she needs to keep it afloat. See, the girl can plan the heck out of any wedding with the right budget, but she sucks at managing a business.
With the wedding party comes the sexy AF, brooding doctor that rattles her foundation and who also has the power to take this job away from her. Jake Kissinger is sex on legs and flirty, but when Jules jumps to conclusions, she’
Becky Rendon
Dec 26, 2017 rated it really liked it
paging Dr.Kiss...
paging Dr. Kiss...

If I were a lusty person, the thoughts of a hot single doctor giving me unlimited orgasms might make me drool. (I was total a pile of drool.)

If I were shallow and all about insignificant things, I would make him play doctor with me. (You know you thought it too.)

But Jake is more than the first impression you get. More than Jules first impulsive reaction...but what a first impression.

The Thing About Love is cute, sexy, and sweet. It has some intense history and
Nov 19, 2017 rated it it was amazing
“Someday, Jake, love will find you. And when it does, you won’t have a choice but to accept it.”

“Suddenly all those cliches I’d made fun of seemed so real. The earth shifted. The ground moved under my feet. I was on cloud nine.”

“What was this between us? We hardly knew each other. We were both at crossroads in our life. And yet, knowing that didn’t seem to change this chemical reaction between us. It should have. It should have been a warning. I didn’t understand it. All I did know was that I wa
Kindle Crack Book Reviews Cheri
4.0 4.5 - This enemies-to-lovers romance is just what the doctor ordered. Juliette is a wedding planner who desperately needs to land a new client. She ends up smashing a piece of cake in her potential client's face and making a horrible impression. Dr. Kiss (Kissinger) is in charge of planning his sister's high profile wedding. He’s working on a tight timeline to get her wedding planned. They end up having to work together and find out that first impressions aren’t always correct.

Juliette and D
Elsa Gomes (BookishAurora)
Nov 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2017
Rate: 4,4 / 5 chocolate cakes

Kim Karr always gives me a good time while reading her books. The Thing About Love was a fun and sweet story that will for sure make you laugh and smile a lot, and will pull a little on your heart strings at times but most of all will give you a good time.

This is a lighthearted love story between a struggling wedding planner and a sexy Doctor who's too afraid of commitment. These two will keep you on your toes with their sassy convos, sexual chemistry and later on
2OCC Reviews
Jan 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: gemma
Kim Karr has written an emotionally sweet romantic novel that had a storyline that I absolutely loved. It was about a wedding planner and a doctor both being attracted to each other. I loved the way that these two characters were meant for each other and it was obvious that they found their once in a lifetime love with each other. I love the way that the author has written this story in dual point of views and the writing continues to be flawless throughout the story. I feel that readers are abl ...more
* A review copy was provided by the author. *

~ 5 North Star Stars ~

I didn’t know what to expect going into this book, but after reading the blurb I knew I had to read it.

I was pleasantly surprised the amount of emotion this story brought out of me. I was laughing at times, swooning at other times, and also crying my eyes out. I think what took me by surprise the most was the background story of Jules and Jake….I wasn’t expecting the topic it covered. This story was both heart wrenching and he
Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
Dec 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
"The beautiful end!"

After finishing this story those words were so true. But it was also a pretty darn fantastic beginning and middle as well. This story had so much emotion packed in its pages. Jake and Jules might have had a rocky start, but it was humorous and oh so memorable. What followed was just this touching story that I absolutely loved. The connection these two had instantly was obvious but as the story unfolds and their past is brought to light, it adds a layer that felt a lot like f
Dec 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What a wonderful surprise! This was not at all the book I was expecting. I thought I would read a quick, hot, boom, bang and done. Nope. It is subtle, but it is there. The story moved me. It had emotional elements and the characters were well developed. Don’t get me wrong, there was plenty of steamy, hot sexy times! But there is a back story as well.

Jules Easton is a wedding planner at Easton Design & Weddings. She is taking over the business that her uncle spent 35 years building. However, the
Karrie Mellott Puskas
Dec 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I love reading Kim’s books. Each book just brings out your emotions. And she didn’t disappoint with this book. I am in love with this book. This is one of my favorites by far!!!!

Jake and Juliette are a remarkable couple. I fell in love with them and you could feel their emotions with each other. The connection that they have presently and even from afar is swoon worthy.

I found myself smiling as I read them, laughing, and I cried. I mean this book is just so much and more!

You do not want to mis
Diary Of Book Fiend
Dec 18, 2017 rated it really liked it
I loved this book. I loved everything about the first time Jules & Jake meet in Atlanta! And I live in GA, spot on about the southern heat! This book was beautiful, and once I began reading it, I could not put it down. It had me laughing, and shedding a few tears. The secondary characters were great too! Can't Wait for Jaxson's book or Finn's! Hello MMA fighter! yum! ...more
Cocktails and Books
Cute read. Full review to come.
Alison Rian
Jan 01, 2018 rated it really liked it
A sexy, sweet read about frenemies turned lovers. Please see my full review at: ...more
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Kim Karr is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of eighteen novels. Best known for writing sexy contemporary love stories, she enjoys bringing flawed characters to life.

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