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The World's Worst Boyfriend

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How’s he supposed to win back the love of his life when a text he sent goes viral and the whole world’s calling him the World’s Worst Boyfriend?

Six years ago Fin Bowie made a decision that cost him the love of his life. Now his ex is coming back to town for her brother’s wedding, and he can finally make things right. Except, right before the event, a text he sent goes vira
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ebook, 330 pages
Published April 3rd 2018 by EK Publishing, LLC
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boogenhagen
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Berit☀️✨
Apr 07, 2018 rated it really liked it
4 #WorldsWorstBoyfriend #Stars 🌟🌟🌟🌟

How do you win the love of your life back when a text you sent to another girl has gone viral..... you are now a meme... #WorldsWorstBoyfriend girls all over the Internet are telling stories and substituting their boyfriends name with yours and using the above #.... The thing is the text you sent wasn’t even to your girlfriend she was just a friend, but nobody seems to care or believe this.... this is what Finn is up against when he is trying to win back his hi
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Kiki
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Sep 09, 2018 marked it as to-read
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Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
Apr 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
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“I’ve loved you as far back as my memory goes. My wild thing, she was my best friend, my heart, my everything.”

The World’s Worst Boyfriend is the first book in a new series from Erika Kelly and we’re getting giddy with excitement as we fell in love with the Bowie brothers, who’ll each get their own book. Whilst this was Fin Bowie’s story we get glimpses of his brothers’ and have a feeling it’s going to be quite the ride for these extreme sports men who shy away from commitment.

‘She could sme
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Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

4.5 stars

The first time I read Erika Kelly several years ago, I knew we were going to have a long lasting author/reader relationship, there is something so pure about her writing and that continues in The World’s Worst Boyfriend, the first book in her new Bad Boyfriend series. I honestly wasn’t sure what to expect when I started reading this book as I hadn’t seen or read anything about this series, so I was thrilled to see this was about a group of brothers who are into Olympic/extreme sports an
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Bookgasms Book Blog
Mar 21, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Ahh, if only we were all lucky enough to have The World's Worst Boyfriend. Because, if that's what we're labeling Fin Bowie, then sign-me right up! Sexy, sincere, and sweet - this adrenaline junkie hero was easy to love - even if sometimes that love hurts.

I loved Fin and Callie together. Their sometimes-hostile, but always sparky banter was addictive to read and I loved the way they found their way back to each other. Their story is emotional and a little bit bigger than just the romance in that
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Gitte TotallyBookedBlog
Apr 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
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“I’ve loved you as far back as my memory goes. My wild thing, she was my best friend, my heart, my everything.”

The World’s Worst Boyfriend is the first book in a new series from Erika Kelly and we’re getting giddy with excitement as we fell in love with the Bowie brothers, who’ll each get their own book. Whilst this was Fin Bowie’s story we get glimpses of his brothers’ and have a feeling it’s going to be quite the ride for these extreme sports men who shy away from commitment.

‘She could sme
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Gretchen  (About That Story)
This was a seriously addicting read! It was an emotional, angst filled, fun and sexy ride. I just couldn’t put it down. Awesome story!

Fin and Callie were great characters that I loved and wanted to throttle all at the same time. There was so much tension and animosity between them but this crazy attraction and chemistry as well. I loved learning their history and what happened between them and where they are now in their lives. There were so many ups and downs and mistakes on both of their parts
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Karen
Apr 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
Nice. I realized that I feel the same after reading every one of her books...after the middle of the book there is too much dithering on choices and it gets to drag... otherwise the stories are quite original and cool occupations and settings. Well done.
Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
Apr 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
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He may be the worst but he’s also the best!

I loved this unexpected treat by Erika Kelly! I had no expectations when I opened this story and Fin and Callie – and their clans – bowled me over with humour, heart and angst to spare…

Callie grew up in the midst of the Bowie brothers but her heart had room only for Fin. When life had them parting ways, their years apart were spent building careers they were meant for but neither envisioned going alone. Their break up was not uncomplicated and that soon
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Krista
Mar 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018-reads
4.5 stars

Quite awhile ago, Erika teased me on Twitter, telling me that she was working on a new series about four brothers who would knock my socks off.

She was right.

The World's Worst Boyfriend kicks off her new Bad Boyfriend series, and it does, indeed, provide a good introduction to the Bowie brothers, each of whom are beautiful, athletic, and totally stupid when it comes to women and priorities. But, it's not their fault. They were raised by their loving father who doted on them and provided
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Vania Nunes
Apr 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Vania by: Book Tour
Fin Bowie came from a family of champion athletes.
As the youngest of the troupe, he wanted to show his value. He was backcountry snowboarder. He was famous and had been away from home for six years.
Six years away from the girl he always loved.

But he had a chance to meet her again. And fix everything he did in the past.
His best friend, Ryder, was getting married and Fin was the Best Man. And Callie could not run away from Fin because she was Ryder's sister.

For Callie it would be almost impossible
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Ryan - Sweet Red Reader
Apr 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of the book.

This book stirred up so many emotions in me that I don't even know where to start. It is definitely one of my favorite books of the year - it was absolutely outstanding. From the pacing to the the length, the even way Erika Kelly developed and shared these amazing characters, to the depth and realness of the emotions they felt, to the families, and that ending - it was perfection. Reading about Callie and Fin made my heart ache, rejoice,
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Natshane
Apr 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Prepare to fall in love with the world's worst boyfriend with Erika Kelly's sexy new release that is angsty enough to convert you into an addict!



I'm new to Kelly's works and it was an utter joy when I knew I discovered another gem in the vast world of contemporary romance, I hung to each word like a true fangirl and fell hopelessly in love with Fin and Callie and their history.



Like any good romance, the chemistry between Fin and Callie was insanely explosive and my heart FLUTTERED whenever th
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Anna
Sep 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
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Flo Grugel
Mar 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
Sweet read! Loved Fin and Calli's characters and the chemistry between them.
Ursula
3.5 stars. A surprisingly enjoyable read, with relatively young protagonists (23) who are really struggling to find their way in life. A nice element of steam in it too, in fact, it was probably a bit OTT at times. They just couldn't keep their hands off each other!

The dynamic between the hero Fin and his brothers was interesting and quite realistic. It is often hard to outgrow the habits of years and move from the shadow of siblings and family to find your own purpose and place in the sun. I s
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Mari
Mar 20, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018reads
4.5 stars

This plot was definitely unique in that it taps into the social media aspect of being viral. This is one hash tag you don't want as boyfriend especially one trying to win back the one who got away. I like Fin's devotion to Callie, it has the young love gone wrong scenario but the ultimately trying his all the win her back.

This meme as you will in a way was capitalized by a lot for their own gain which does happen. While unfair to Fin when it spirals out of control and becomes a placehol
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Mette
I have read the most amazing book!
I didn’t see it coming even though I should have known that it would go right to my heart. Erika Kelly always seems to do that, and with The World’s Worst Boyfriend she made a complete home run in my opinion.

Fin Bowie and Calliope Bell used to be a couple, years ago when they both lived in Calamity, Wyoming. Until Fin screwed up and they never spoke again.

“Because, yeah, he’d screwed up-colossally-and that was on him, but she’d never let him apologize, and that
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Isha Coleman
Mar 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
Erika Kelly has a talent for presenting characters that are heavily flawed but likeable nonetheless. Fin and Calliope are like oil and water. At times they don't mix. The back and forth bickering, love, hate, lust relationship and social media all serve as a stepping stone on their road maturity. Mistakes are made, hearts are broken and lessons are learned. With a realism that is humorous, heartwarming and so very tempting.

InaFieldofBooks
Apr 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
When a misunderstood text has the world believing you’re the “worlds worst boyfriend” there’s no way you’re going to get back together with the love of your life. Especially as she’s moved on with her heart and her life. Or has she?

Callie Bell moved away from her small town home and moved on to bigger and better things in New York. When her brothers wedding brings her back home, she can’t help but be on guard from Fin Bowie. The boy who knows her better than she knows herself... but she can’t l
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Elizabeth
DNF

It was boring, and I cant even remember any details to review it 😂 so no rating either
Tanja Kezmic
Mar 22, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: omgreads
Wow..I mean just wow. I don't know why I expected to read an easy going story I really don't. What I got was so much more I’m not sure where to start.

Fin and Callie are both damaged by actions from their past and it took 6 long years apart to finally understand that they are IT for each other.

I could relate to Fin on so many levels - more than I care to admit. If you never been a professional athlete you can't possible understand how much it takes a toll on you and how much of a regular life y
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Tracy
Callie and Fin have an emotional second chance in The Worlds Worst Boyfriend. Fin broke Callie’s heart before college, and they have been separated ever since. When they both show up for Callie’s brother’s wedding, sparks still fly between them.

I really liked Callie. I was confused by her actions a few times, wondering why she would torture herself. She was a strong woman, determined to follow her dreams. Fin was swoon worthy. He knew he made mistakes and wanted to fix his past actions. He work
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Jennifer
* A review copy was provided by the author for the Blog Tour *

Will leave my final thoughts after Blog Tour....

DNF
I couldn’t connect with the characters or the story. So for that reason I was unable to finish this book. I also don’t feel it would be fair to formally review or leave a star rating when I didn’t finish the book.

Just because this book didn’t work for me, doesn’t mean you shouldn’t give it a try!!



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Kim
Apr 05, 2018 rated it really liked it
Love isn’t safe. It’s messed up and crazy and it hurts like hell.

Fin and Callie were high school sweethearts who were like 2 magnets around each other. They had a lot of intensity and shared a joy for life but they had two different paths lying ahead of them after graduation. Fin believed they could have it all, but a really bad decision on his part and a severe overreaction on her part led to 6 miserable years apart. She cut him out of her life entirely without giving him an opportunity to
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Sandy S
Mar 31, 2018 rated it liked it
3.25 stars

ABOUT THE BOOK: Release Date April 3, 2018

Six years ago Fin Bowie made a decision that cost him the love of his life. Now his ex is coming back to town for her brother’s wedding, and he can finally make things right. Except, right before the event, a text he sent goes viral. Overnight, he becomes an international meme. And it’s hard to win your woman back when the whole world’s calling you The World’s Worst Boyfriend.

The last thing on Calliope Bell’s mind is getting back with Fin. Not
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Lisa Marie Barrera
Mar 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
OMFG!! Erika Kelly Blew My Mind Out of the Water and she is a New Author for me!! The World's Worst Boyfriend was/is OUTSTANDING and So Intense with Chemistry Off the Charts!! This Book Has All the Feels you ask for in a Second chance Romance! But One Wrong Text Message Can Snowball into A Hot Mess!!
Fin Bowie is Such a Guy, that you KINDA feel sorry for him but DO NOT!! He is the Baby of 4 Brothers and always feels left out! At a very Young age, he met a girl Callie and became instant best frien
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Rebecca
Apr 02, 2018 rated it really liked it
In today’s society, social media can be both a blessing and a curse, and for someone like Fin Bowie, who others emulate and are jealous of, an ill-timed text goes viral, destroying any opportunity Fin has to make amends and win back the girl he should have never let go in the first place.

After six years, Fin and Callie find themselves back in their hometown, and while they attempt to avoid one another, leaving their past exactly where it’s meant to be, fate has other ideas for the exes, which l
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“Guess what, Callie? Love isn’t safe. It’s messed up and crazy and it hurts like hell. But why would you want anything less than what we had? Jesus, what we had—it was more than love. It was…Dammit. Why do I have to explain this to you? I’m empty without you, and no other woman, no friend or brother—no one can take your place. You’re part of me. And I’m sorry but I’m not buying that you’ve moved on. We messed up, and we got lost, but I will be damned if I accept that you’d rather have some boring, bland, safe relationship than me.” 2 likes
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