Come As You Are
For one fantastic evening, at a masquerade party in the heart of Manhattan, I’m not the millionaire everyone wants a piece of. Fine—multimillionaire. But who’s counting all those commas? Not me, and not the most intriguing woman I've ever met, who happens to like dancing, witty banter, and hot, passionate up-against-the-wall se ...more
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It's rare when I like both the hero and heroine equally. Usually one will stand out more than the other, but this time around, Flynn and Sabrina were the perfect pair. Flynn is one of the most adorkably sexy heroes ever and Sabrina was fantasticall ...more
Sabrina and Flynn - 5+++++ Stars
Oh how I wish I could give this story a million stars!!! I love every book that Ms. Blakely puts out, but I think this may well be my all time favorite book ever by her. For a contemporay storyline, I thoroughly enjoyed the way these two characters met since Sabrina had a great love of Historical romances, just like I do. I loved the Duke, the Angel, the mystery and the hot, steamy love scenes can't be beat. Both of the ...more
Flynn is a man who has it all. He has a great job, great friends, great family, but he is missing that great gal to go along with all that.
Sabrina doesn't have it all. In fact she has had a tough go at life thus far. She is bright, and witty, and just the thing Flynn is looking for.
Flynn is thoughtful, charming, and a hot nerd who happens to be sexy as sin. He takes one look at Sabrina and I think he is a goner! These two ...more
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It's better because we're Angel and Duke, city explorers, wordsmith and mathematician, poetry reciter and poetry receiver, and most of all, we are us."
Come As You Are is a perfect blend of sweet and sexy, with Ms. Blakely's signature humor and tension build-up that I adore. It's whimsical and romantic, but has its fair share of angst and longing. There's the frustration of having strong feelings for a person they spend a lot of time with, but can' ...more
“We have lots of favorite places to find. Always is a long long time.””I like always with you.”” You should. You want to know why?”My fian ...more
Flynn makes me swoon with all his nerdy self and dirty talk. I think he made me blush a few times. Sabrin ...more
➦Sometimes short, sweet and sexy is just what the doctor ordered :) And whenever I'm in need of that I always turn to Lauren Blakely's books!
➦This books starts out hella hot at a masquerade ball where our mcs meet. They have instant chemistry and the night gets
➦But, as the blurb states, things get a bit complicated the next day. I can't give you more but if you're intrigued then pick it up. It's definitely a story with fairy tale-like ending and, while these characters probably won't live in my ...more
I can always count on Lauren Blakely to deliver a fun and romantic read that will make me smile. That's exactly what Come As You Are does. I fell for these characters immediately. The story is the embodiment of what it feels like to have an un ...more
Sweet, safe and nice read.
Likable characters. He was a decent guy, she was a tough girl.
What I liked the most - they didn't include 'standard' drama/twist aka misunderstanding & keeping the secret. MCs spoke with each other, they communicated - hallelujah!
I wished for more relationship development, ILY came very sudden (for me).
The 2nd book by this author with NOT a manho hero. I hope it's her new pattern! ...more
ARC provided by the author via Ink Slinger PR in exchange for an honest review.
This is how it is done, guys! If you don’t know who Lauren Blakely is by now, well.. you are missing out because this woman knows how to write one hell of a love story! Are you in the mood for something light, sexy and funny? You like swoony, hot AF nerdy multimillionaires? You ready to love another sassy and strong as hell heroine? You ready for some mystery, sexy masquerade party rendezvous an ...more
There isn't a book that I didn't enjoy from Lauren Blakely!I love her writing and her stories are fantastic,and Come As You Are isn't an exception!I enjoyed this story a lot, it was a fun and sexy read with two fantastic characters!
Flynn and Sabrina have whatever I want and even more in their romance!They were flirty and passionate!Their dialogues were smart and with humor!I easily connected with both Flynn and Sabrina!The story was refreshing and it was fast paced!
If you are looking fo ...more
Before Flynn Parker and Sabrina Granger were formally introduced, they met at a masquerade party as angel investor and stealth start-up or Angel and Duke and under their freeing guises they danced, joked, talked, flirted and connected on a physical and emotional level. But their perfect fairytale night came to a screeching halt the next day when the masks came off and thei ...more
This book was just adorable!
A sexy millionaire nerd and a job-less journalist with a weirdly cute fashion sense!
They meet at a masquerade ball and it's mega insta lust/love/attraction.
And bam, the next day they find out that she has to interview him - a chance to get an amazing new job. So ... no relationship can ever happen, right?
But those 2 can't stop seeing each other and flirting and having the most adorable fun discovering amazing new sights in their beloved New York City.
I just adored th ...more
Sweet as frickin' pie, with all the succulent sweet bits to make for a solid, entertaining, endearing, super sexy, stand-alone HEA!
^^ Nerdy hot guy, steamy romance? ✓-CHECK!! ^^
🔥 - more than anything it appeals to my love of a nerdy-hottie-male-antogonist that has serious sex appeal. A strong female knows nerds are great lovers, we are just to hard up to look past the anti-alpha traits to get that far *snark*. Yet in this fictional romance we get to finally
So here is what the romantic novel was about: I couldn’t have scripted a more perfect night. For one fantastic evening, at a masquerade party in the heart of Manhattan, I’m not the millionaire everyone wants a piece of. Fine—mul ...more
Beautiful, funny, charming, and insanely romantic! You can NEVER go wrong with a Lauren Blakely romance! COME AS YOU ARE, her latest standalone romance hit all the right spots…and then some! Flynn and Sabrina were so sweet together. Their chemistry, banter, and all around connection with each other warmed my whole heart. Flirty, sexy, and a pure page-turner, I dare you to not fall head over heels in LOVE with their story! Pick up COME AS YOU ARE and completely ...more
For me, diving into a Lauren Blakely novel is unlike any other reading experience. Whether it’s one of her authentic feeling male point-of-view romcoms or one of her sexy, swoony contemporaries, there are a few things that always happen for me whenever I pick up one of her novels. I learn cool new things that I didn’t know before I started, her attention to detail never fails to impress me, and I fall helplessly in love along with the characters. I consistently get lost in her stories ...more
refreshing read! this book is about Flynn, a sexy multimillionaire technology genius and Sabrina, a journalist. Flynn is not looking for a relationship since the girls he dated in the past were only interested in the number of commas in his bank account. and for Sabrina, her engagement was called off and her job was lost as well. that was when Sabrina took on a temporary journalist job in NYC.
the next thing we know, both are at a masquerade party. no names no faces, just some really ho ...more
Love that's he's a hot tech nerd and she's a go-getter who can be seduced by word play because as a journalist she appreciates the written words.
There's some hot stuff in here. And I LOVE when there's intellectual seduction and this had lots of those. I enjoyed it. Not a much as I've enjoyed Wanderlust and Part Time Lover but still a cute read.
This was an entertaining listen from Lauren Blakely as always but this one didn’t completely thrill me. It took me a while to get into Flynn and Sabrina’s story after their initial exciting meeting. However, the last couple of hours were really good. I found this to be less humourous than some of Blakely’s books and I’m okay with a more sincere approach sometimes. Even though this wasn’t rom-com territory, the dialogue was generally good.
I am a little fatigued with same duo narrating an ...more
Sabrina Granger's life is not going so well. She was left at the alter, lost her job, and is struggling to figure out how to pay her bills. She is a funny, creative, quirky, but guarded and anxious. Her ...more
Come As You Are is about being accepted...exactly as you are. It's about pizza, and pineapple, keys to parks, and cupcakes and phone apps that rate sexual performance. Ok, so it really isn't about that last one...but now you are curious.
Flynn is one of the Parker twins. He is famous for being brilliant, good looking, and rich. And, he gets propositioned all the time. He can't go anywhere without someone wanting to pitch him their latest idea, even if it is not any ...more
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