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I was done.

Done with men.

Women say it all the time; they get fed up, throw their hands in the air, and vow a life of celibacy—until the next chiseled chest comes into view and then they’re foaming at the mouth and wiping the drool from their chins. But this was different, I really meant it.

I’d been manhandled by the last pig that would ever bring his sausage near me. Afte
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Published September 21st 2017
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Alex ♈
Sep 27, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Alex ♈ by: Leonor
Shelves: safe, hero-i-liked
3.25 – 3.5 stars

The book was highly entertaining and had very unusual plot.
A woman, who gave up on men and decided to ‘turn the sides’, – it was interesting to read.

I’m not familiar with ‘etiquette’ and rules of lesbian or/and homosexual community, and I can only assume, but some things were not played fair. The heroine misled her female dates and I found some comments (especially about V) slightly offending.

I liked her friends and it was fun to read about her new acquaintances, but I wished for
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Elle ✦ Pretty Little Books ✦
Release Date: September 21, 2017
Genre: Romantic Comedy

This book was really fun to read. The author takes dating challenges to a whole new level and being on the journey with Giselle was a riot. How many times have women said "that's it, I'm becoming a lesbian because men suck?" I bet many of you will raise your hands for this and that's the exact premise of this book! Giselle is tired of men. So she decides it's time to try something new and bat for the same team. I mean, it can't be THAT ha
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Jean
Oct 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Ahhhh......this was just what the doctor ordered, just what a needed......funny as sh!t!!!!!

I wasn't sure what to expect when I started this book, but once I got going, I was all in!

So, Giselle is divorced, pushing 40, and trying to re-enter the dating scene again. It's not so fun.....Giselle finds that out soon enough. With one crappy date after another, she's done. What does she do? She decides to become a lesbian! LOL!! Of course, a heterosexual female cannot just claim she is "now" lesbian,
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Leddy Harper
Sep 08, 2017 rated it it was amazing
First of all...is this the same Stephie Walls who cripples me with her deeply emotional reads?? I'm so used to her books bringing me to tears for all kinds of emotions, but Girl Crush had me crying for another reason--from laughing so hard! There were times I literally had to stop reading in order to calm down just so I could keep going. Hands down the funniest book I've ever read!

In GIRL CRUSH, Giselle (aka Gizzy to her BFF, Ronnie) takes quite a dating journey. After a nasty divorce, she only
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Angela James
Sep 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
All the stars! It gets them all! This was by far one of my top favorite reads this summer and quite possibly all year! I FLOVE THIS BOOK SO MUCH, YOU JUST DON'T EVEN UNDERSTAND...but you will! Highly recommended book! You want a great RomCom, look no farther! It's a laugh out loud and immensely entertaining book. Giselle is my girl and I could totally see myself in her position...like completely immersed in this girls character..she is ridiculous and crazy and perfect! West is phenomenal and I l ...more
Melanie
Sep 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Really loved the humor (laughed so hard a few tears fell), friendship and all the crazy antics that were had throughout this book. Stephie Walls is becoming one of my favorite authors to read. Excited to read another one of her books.
Jennifer
Sep 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Girl Crush is one of the best books I have read this year. This is a laugh out loud rom-com with a heart warming love story weaved in amongst all of Giselle's hilarious antics of her dating life. Everything about this book was just great, wonderful, lovable, and enduring. From the beautiful and completely appropriate cover with the nail polish bottles, to all of the characters you meet throughout the story. One of the best things for me was the age of Giselle and Collier, almost 40! You will fin ...more
Nancy❤The❤Bookaholic
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I stumbled across this little gem looking through the new release list and I'm so glad I took a chance on it. I Stephie Walls is a new author for me so haven't read anything from her. I'm always looking to find new authors I can stalk. What caught my eye at first was the cover. Who doesn't like nail polish right?! Then when I read the blurb I said this sounds like my kind of book. I would classify this book as a rom-com and a well written one at that. I know the switching teams out of the blue w
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A.D. Herrick
Sep 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Epic

The story was hilarious, quirky, sweet, and filled with love. I couldn't put it down to save my life! I can't wait to read more!!
B.L. Berry
Sep 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Simply stated, Stephie Walls has proven herself as a rom-com queen.

I honestly can't remember the last book I enjoyed as much as I enjoyed Girl Crush by Stephie Walls! Every single page and situation and new girlfriend left me beaming. I absolutely loved Ronnie, but there was something special about Giselle that I think every woman under the sun will be able to relate to (and own it ... we've all had that thought about giving up on men and batting for the other team at least once in our lives!).
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Tovah Levine
Aug 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
It's real hard for me to put in the right words to really express how much this book effeted me. At first I was nervous to do this book because people like to mislabel people who are are in the lqbtq community. But I wanted to take a chance on this book because when I heard about it I want to take that chance. I was asked to read this book because I have first hand knowledge about lgbtq community because I am a lesbian, but not also that I grew up in it. So getting a chance to read an ARC of Ste ...more
Judy
Aug 30, 2017 added it
Shelves: funny, jpr
This was my first Stephie Walls book and I loved it! Laugh-out-loud funny!
Anas Attic  Book Blog
Oct 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites

Girl Crush by Stephie Walls
Standalone Romantic Comedy
Girl Crush by Stephie Walls is a new ALL-TIME FAVORITE! Completely unique and absolutely laugh-out-loud funny, it was a rare one-sitting read for me! How many of us hasn’t had giving up on men completely run through our mind?



Giselle has had one too many bad dates. When her most recent horrible date has a disgusting outcome, she decides she is done with men forever. Her best friend, Veronica, is gay so she enlists her help.
“Giselle, you
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Carina Adams
Aug 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2017-favorite
I wasn't sure what to expect when I started reading this book.
What I got was a mixture of laugh-out-loud passages mixed with swoon-worthy moments that made my cold-black heart melt.
I will write a better review once I come off my book high.

This book - from the characters to the plot to the writing - was absolute perfection. Ms. Walls blows me away with her ability and talent.

My favorite book of 2017 hands down.
Donna ~ The Romance Cover
Sep 25, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 4-star-2017
Girl Crush by Stephie Walls
4 stars!!!

“I just need you to show me the ropes. Give me some dating pointers. The how-to guide to wooing the hoo hoo.”


Friends to lovers is one of my favourite tropes and Stephie Walls delivers a romantic comedy that totally embraces this trope. Silly gutter humour had me laughing out loud with some rather ill-timed snorts and tears of laughter as Stephie Walls regales us with the hilarious shenanigans of Giselle trying to find love.

This was a really quick read for
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Anne OK
Sep 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2017-reads
Girl Crush is a friends-to-lovers standalone novel that gave me the biggest rush! Giselle thought she could easily switch sides and give guys the brush. But she never expected Collier West to show up and turn her heart to mush! He delivered romance in spades with a major love-gush!

If my little rhyme didn’t throw you into fits of hysterics, I guarantee this book will — from start to finish! From a new-to-me-author, it is uniquely creative, and one of the most hilarious rom-coms I’ve read! Doing
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Ana Rita
Sep 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What to think when you start a new book from an author that you love but had made you cry several times? Should I run for the hills screaming like a loon or grab it with both hands? Who am I kidding?? Of course I'll grab it with both hands and can't start to read it fast enough.
Like I said before and I'll shout it to everyone I love Stephie Walls because not only is she an amazing friend but also because her books are to die for. Her writing is intense, amazing, breathtaking and super hot. She
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Shelly's Book Corner
Sep 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: lourdes-reviews
This story is about the misadventures of Giselle, an independent, divorced, childless woman in her late 30s who has been playing the field of NSA encounters since the split from her cheating ex. A string of bad dates have left her sexually frustrated and that’s how she comes to the decision of, for lack of a better term, switching teams. As if!!!
While on her adventures in the new realm of dating women, Giselle will make new girlfriends and meet Collier West and his friends. All of them together
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Sara Koelsch
Feb 12, 2018 rated it it was amazing
****** AUDIOBOOK REVIEW ******

I could not believe this was the same author of Fallen Woman and Unexpected Arrivals! I mean, Stephie Walls has seriously gutted me with those two books. This, Girl Crush, was a completely different side to her! It was great!! This was such a fun and uplifting book. I enjoyed the lightness and the humor that made me laugh out loud several times!

So Giselle is a divorced, nearly 40 year old woman, who is now reentering the dating pool again. I don’t even want to imagi
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Terri Handschumacher
Sep 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: cute
who hasn't thought about switching teams after dealing with one bad excuse of the opposite sex after another? and how many different terms can one person come up with for the vaginas. not to mention the many terms for lesbians, the male genitalia or for sex in general. then there is the question of how many colors of nail polished does one woman need?
but I digress...
Giselle is a woman let down for the last time by a man. now she has decided to try batting for the other team. because, I mean one
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Ashley Hampton
Sep 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Before I start reviewing the book, can we please talk about how cute this cover is? Not only is the cover perfect for this book - in many ways that I won't spoil for you - it's also catchy. The names on the bottles drew me in first, and I guessed correctly those would be characters we'd meet along Giselle's journey.

Giselle's journey....this girl is a hot mess, and I say that in the most loving way. Her dating antics are totally hilarious; sometimes I shook my head, and sometimes I laughed out lo
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Aurora (Whoo Gives A Hoot)
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I generously received this ARC from Foreword PR in exchange for an honest review...

Where do I even begin? This hilariously funny romantic comedy was exactly what I needed this week to keep me from stressing over this already overwhelmingly busy semester. Seriously who doesn't need a good laugh every now and then! This was the very first book that I've picked from this author and boy am I glad that I did! Girl Crush by Stephie Walls is guaranteed
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EscapeNBooks
Sep 20, 2017 rated it it was amazing
4.5 stars

Girl Crush by Stephie Walls is a friends-to-lovers novel.

“Look, I just need you to show me the ropes. Give me some dating pointers. The how-to guide to wooing the hoo hoo.”

A vajayjay by any other name is...well, you'd have to ask Giselle for one of her many masterful word substitutions for the female love shack. Girl Crush was a laugh-a-minute, easy flowing, and fun story. It was fantastic!

"After one of the nastiest divorces in history, followed by some of the crudest and raunchiest da
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Jillian Kerr
Sep 12, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I can't remember the last time a book had me literally laughing out loud!! I absolutely loved Giselle, the words that came out of her mouth were hilarious and the situations she found herself in were even funnier!! Giselle was done with men, she just couldn't take their stupidity and disrespectful life choices anymore so she tried switching teams. Trying to become a lesbian at 39 wasn't as easy as she thought it would be, but she was determined to do it! Her best friend, Veronica, who is a lesbi ...more
Cynthia Villarreal Ortiz
Girl Crush is a Crusher.

She has been let down.
She has decided to seek the her way through finding the right girl because the boys are not doing it for her..so she embarks on the new love venture. Finding the "right" girl. Instead she finds herself making an entourage of all her finds. She collects girlfriends like she collects her favorite nail polishes..and in this new venture she finds Collier. Not what she was looking for but with love, you never know what the heart wants until it wants what
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Angel
Sep 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
OMGEEE!!! This book was FREAKING AMAZING!!!

Did you see the adorable cover?? The nail polish may be my favorite part of the book. It's GENIUS. I LAUGHED SO HARD, Gizzy is a hoot, she's quirky, flirty and clumsy. HOW CAN YOU NOT LOVE HER!!!!

I absolutely loved everything about this book, from the dating mishaps to the friendships to the confusion on which team to bat for. This book is in a genre all on its own. I adored every second of it. I want a bff like Veronica. She's hilarious and honest and
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Shannon
Sep 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
**4.5 Stars **

I went into this book completely blind and was sucked in from the start. I loved the idea behind the book and the uniqueness of the story. This book was laugh out loud funny at times, while at others it was sweet. I also loved the friendship throughout the book and the fact that all these ladies bonded so well despite the situation in which they met. I loved West's character and his sensitive and charming side. I read this book in one sitting since I didn't want to put it down. A t
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Christine
Sep 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
When I first started reading this story, I really had no idea what to expect. I hadn't read anything about the book, but the title caught my eye. And if I was expecting one thing, I got another.....and I'm completely blown away by how incredible this story was!! I absolutely loved Giselle and how she wasn't afraid to put herself out there and try something new. She might have been slightly going through a mid-life crisis after getting divorced, but out of that disaster brought her to some of the ...more
Kristie Verdurmen
Sep 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Well well well, Steph can write a book that I don't cry in! Haha! This book was EPIC!

I don't know how many times in my life I've heard the words "l'm just gonna be a lesbian and give up on men!"

Well this girl did everything in her power to do this, she went above and beyond the call of duty on that one! Lmao!

Giselle is the shit! I mean true BFF material, I could hang with her for real! And of course Collier is amazing, I mean he's the hot rich guy after all! But the entire journey is the best
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Konny
Sep 03, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Girl Crush by Stephie Walls blew me away.
Girl Crush is a full-length, stand-alone romance novel. Meet Giselle; shes done with men and has decides to switch to women. Shes blunt, car crazy and could easily be a male version of herself.
I started reading and thought, wow what a sunshine, shes rude, crude and selfish, sarcastic and full of herself. I nearly stopped reading this book. But I didnt. And Im very happy that I didnt.
Yes, Giselle is crass, but she has a soft heart and reading about her " a
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Stephie Walls is a literary whore - she loves words in all forms and will read anything put in front of her. She has an affinity for British Literature and Romance novels and an overall love of writing. She currently has eight novels out, four short stories, and two collections; all provocatively written to elicit your imagination and spice up your world. She has another novel on its way to booksh
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