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Baby Daddy

3.81  ·  Rating details ·  8,499 ratings  ·  870 reviews
We met in a trapped elevator.

Emmett was on his way to work, sophisticated and handsome in his tailored suit and tie.

I was on my way to the sperm bank. Awkward, right?

At thirty-five, my life hadn’t taken the path I thought it would and I was tired of waiting—I wanted a baby. And I was ready to take matters into my own hands to make it happen.

After our ill-fated elevator enc
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Published February 27th 2018
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Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****4.5 STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}

Our time together has a set expiration date, and even though it will be hard, it’s also necessary. For a fleeting moment, the flash of a memory takes hold. I reflect on what my friends told me way back when, that love shows up when you aren’t looking for it anymore.

Just when I think I’m about to give up on Kendall Ryan, she goes and writes a story that reels me back in. She’s written so many books and I will be honest, not everyone has been a
3.5 stars!


Baby Daddy is one of those books that shows what Kendall Ryan does best. Short, sweet, flirty, and fun. I love her books for this reason. Knowing I can pick one up and usually finish it in one sitting with a huge smile on my face- it’s a good feeling! I really enjoyed Baby Daddy. I listened to the audio book and got through it in a day. One of my favorite narrators (Sebastian York) narrated Emmett, so that is always a huge plus!

Baby Daddy starts with two random people meeting in (and
I had a hard time getting into this one, mainly because of Jenna. ( the heroine) I found that she was selfish throughout the whole book. Emmett was a very sweet hero, and he was constantly doing everything to please Jenna. There really wasn’t any compromise, nor was there give and take. As a result , I had a hard time becoming fully connected to the characters.

I usually love this author’s books, this particular one wasn’t one of my faves....
Nissa | Of Pens and Pages Book Blog
Audiobook Review at Of Pens and Pages.

Overall Rating: 4 stars
Story: 3.5 stars
Performance: 4 stars


Jenna and Emmett meet inside an elevator on her way to the sperm bank. They get stuck inside, and instead of getting to know each other or maybe make small talk, they end up discussing Jenna's plans of putting a bun in her oven, and Emmett helping her put said bun.

Jenna would have outright said no, but Emmett can be pretty convincing when he wants something. It also helps th
XxTainaxX Curvy and Nerdy
Mar 01, 2018 rated it really liked it
3.5 Stars. The blurb to this story really captured my interest and attention. There seems to be an influx of this type of story lately where the heroine is ready to have a baby on her own when the hero comes along. However, this one stood out for me.

Jenna is a professional woman who knows what she wants. She is independent and is ready for the next stage of her life. Upon meeting Emmett, sparks fly. Emmett is a busy businessman that has no time for or desire to pursue relationships. However, he
Tijuana *Book Twins Reviews*
Loved, loved, loved it! Emmett and Jenna almost made me want to go the parenting route again. I kid!! But seriously, this book is just what I wanted -- sexy, swoony, with a dash of sweet! The main characters are real and relatable. I enjoyed their back and forth banter.

Here's what I loved: Emmett!! He could knock me up any day! He's pretty much everything I love in a BBF. Smart businessman with a sense of humor and side of sweet! Jenna is also a fabulous character. She's a professional woman wh
Feb 07, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Romantic, super sexy and so much fun!

Baby Daddy is an adorable, sultry rom-com featuring the fun-loving, intelligent Jeanna who's ready and determined to be a mother, and the successful, hard-bodied Emmett who has no intention of ever being a family man.

The prose is witty and lighthearted. The characters are charismatic, playful, and endearing. And the plot is an engaging mix of drama, emotion, sizzling chemistry, saucy innuendos, flirty banter, palpable attraction, and of course some steamy bab
Kendall Ryan
Feb 27, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Take my hand.
Have my baby.
Be my everything.

Emmett is so swoony. :)

"An adorable pregnancy plot with a twist!" - Hypable

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Sep 29, 2018 rated it really liked it
Baby daddy by Kendall Ryan is a quick, easy and a very naughty read.
It a single women meets man of her dreams in a broken down lift on her way to a fertility treatment appointment 🙄(just as you do) I love Kendall Ryan for giving us single ladies new ideas if finding men 😘
Feb 28, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Kendell Ryan Fans, Romance
3.5 Surprise Feelings Stars
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It is always fascinating how all of a sudden every other book coming out is about a particular concept. Right now we have any number of books using the focus of 30 something women who want to have a baby and are prepared to do on their own. They either had bad relationships and now don't trust any men...or they had childhood traumas causing them to not believe in marriage or happy ever afters...

I have read many of these books
Alex ♈
I’m not the right auditorium for such stories.

But I read the blurb and well, it’s kind of silly to complain now *lol*
So, I clicked 3, no one is hurt, the world is ok.

What I liked:
- finally! FINALLY the heroine asked the man, she was going to have sex with, to get tested for STDs and to show her results. FINALLY!!! Only this point deserves positive rating!
- They made an official agreement about the child’s future
- Epilogue was the best! Perfect mix of family & career. Loved it!

The rest was just
Romantic, super sexy and so much fun!
Jacqueline's Reads
Feb 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
4 Mr. Daddy Stars

Yes! Baby Daddy was exactly what I was looking for in a romance read, it was a sweet, easy and fast book and most of all, it was super steamy. Emmett and Jenna make an incredible hot and adorable couple, I enjoyed Baby Daddy immensely.

The best part of the book was the meet-cute. I loved that Emmett and Jenna meet in an elevator and strike up this crazy agreement. One wants a baby and one likes the process of making babies, so why not work together?

Baby Daddy is the over-top-chee
Beneath The Covers Blog
Feb 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2018-reads, kelly, arcs
An unadulterated frenzy of emotions, Baby Daddy fuses heated irresistibility with heartwarming tenderness, enticing readers with its humor and red-hot excitement!

Full review can be found HERE -->

*ARC provided for a voluntary honest review.* ~Kelly
Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

Funny, laugh out loud read by Kendall Ryan. Emmett is a workaholic and has no need for a family or marriage, till he ends up in an elevator with the sexy Jenna. Once the plan is hatched his thinking starts to change. Jenna has had enough with men and wants a baby so she takes matters into her own hands or baster so speak, but on her way to the sperm bank she gets stuck in an elevator with Emmett and he proposes and offer she really shouldn't but does take. This was a great read, funny, romantic,
Melanie (mells_view)
This was a good read. I enjoyed the no strings make a baby plot, and I liked the characters. It just didn’t blow me away. If you’re looking for a sweet romance with the perfect amounts of smut, and a kind of unique “help me make a baby” trope, then I definitely recommend Baby Daddy.
“Love is fucking terrifying.”

I’ve never met a Kendall Ryan romance that I didn’t want to just sink my whole heart into. She sets that swoon factor bar WAY high and no romance reader even stands a chance! I absolutely LOVE a good stuck-in-an-elevator romance and Ms. Ryan put her signature stamp on that trope and RAN WITH IT! Emmett and Jenna ran away with my heart! I adored their coupling and their adorable meet-cute moment! Everything about Ms. Ryan’s latest standalone romance had me on the
Carmen Rae
Mar 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Omg this book was so hot, it really needed to come with a warning and a change of panties. From the very start i was loving the whole concept. The chemistry between them both was so instant and powerful I loved them as a couple.

Of course Kendall Ryan is one of those automatic go to authors when your in the mood for something light and easy and this one just nailed that to perfection. The conversations were fun and flirty and the sex scenes were so hot. But we still got a lot of great emotional c
Kelly (and the Book Boar)
This is currently (as of 9/28/18) ZERO DOLLARS. What's not to like????

Free porn?????

Kelly Emery
From now on, every time I’m in an elevator, I’m going to remember this story!

Kendall Ryan delivers a lustful, erotic, and emotional page-tuner with Baby Daddy.

No strings….just sex. Just sex….to make a baby.

Seriously, there’s no point in describing what this book is about, because the synopsis hits the story right on the head. Jenna wants a baby, and Emmett steps up to the plate and nails her, er…I mean, IT, right out of the park. But when an unexpected connection and strong emotions come into pl
Bookgasms Book Blog
Feb 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: ratula
Kendall Ryan's books are always amazing to me. They are always Sassy, Swoony and Sexy. I love her main leads as they always deliver with the fantastic banter, hot chemistry and a beautiful love story. I could not get enough of Jenna and Emmett and their connection. What started as an impersonal agreement quickly escalates to something they need and ultimately couldn't live without. I could not get enough!

Emmett Smith is all about having fun but is one and done with commitment as he only has time
book bruin
Feb 23, 2018 rated it really liked it
This was a light, funny, and sexy read! Emmett and Jenna were easy to like and had great chemistry. I had a bit of a hard time getting past the initial premise of the book (that a random stranger would be willing and eager to impregnate someone and that the other person would also be receptive to this), but once I let that go, the story flowed easily and was fun.


I appreciated that the hero and heroine were older and more mature in this book. They have a pretty unconventional meet cute and arran
I had to force myself to finish. This was boring. They were trapped in an elevator for 2 hours. But it seemed like they had only 15minutes worth of conversation.
They come to an agreement of conceivimg a baby without any information about each other whatsoever which is 100% unbelievable.
Even if it's a book you need to make sure atleast 20% is believable.
And major "You've got mail" movie similarity.
Shop around the corner vs Corporate.
Disappointed considering the wait.
J. Grayland
May 03, 2018 rated it liked it
When Jenna and Emmett get stuck in an elevator, they are hit with an instant spark between them. Jenna is in the elevator on her way to a sperm bank to fulfill her dream of having a baby on her own with no strings attached, now that she owns her own book store and is settled. Emmett is in the elevator on his way to his office and trying to deal with a nightmare of an owner of a book store that he wants to purchase. Little did they know when they agreed for Emmett to become Jenna's sperm donor th ...more
Romance Readers Retreat
Feb 27, 2018 rated it really liked it
If you are looking for something that's quick, hot and sweet all rolled into one then this is probably a book you will love.

Emmett is such a sweetheart, he's wealthy and a bit of a playboy but is willing to help give a complete stranger he met in a broken down lift a baby as long as it's using natural method and not the old turkey baster routine. Jenna I found to be a bit naive but when she knows what she wants she will go after it.

Reading this book was fun as it has a lot of quirky moments with
Umaiya ❄️Ramblings of a Scattered Mind❄️

“I’m used to taking the bull by the horns,” I say, my voice rising.
“I started my own business a few years ago, and it’s left little time for relationships. Now I’m thirty-five, and . . .”
The clock is ticking. I shake my head.
“I guess it’s not that out of character for me, going after something I want. I’ve made all the big life decisions up till now, so this is really no different.”

This right here is basically what P. Dangelico's Baby Maker was all about. Now I can't speak with absolute c
Heather andrews
Feb 06, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Jenna will make sure nothing upsets her plan, and Emmett the man just always reassures her:
I offer him an apologetic smile. “Sorry. It’s just that I want your swimmers to be in top shape tonight.”
He nods slowly, understanding. “Ah. Well, I promise they are . . . dear.”
Jenna sometimes just has to placate her man, "I bend down to kiss first one breast, then the other, and straighten up to peck her on the cheek, careful not to smudge her makeup. “All right. I’m satisfied . . . until later tonigh
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review

Baby Daddy by Kendall Ryan is pure entertainment!!! This book was just a fun, sexy romantic comedy that will have you blushing, swooning, and smiling big time. So if you are looking for a story that had hot chemistry, a swoony hero, a strong independent heroine and loads of laughter then this book is for you.

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Three Chicks
Feb 09, 2018 rated it really liked it
Review by Lisa Kane

Jenna is on her way to the fertility clinic. She's one step closer to her achieving her dream-the one that includes a baby. She can't keep waiting for Mr. Right when she's too busy even to meet Mr. Wrong. But the elevator that she's in-the one that's going to whisk her up to the floor where her dream can begin, well it gets stuck. Right after Mr. Hotness gets on.

Just before the doors close, a large, strong-looking hand shoves between them and they retreat. A man in a crisp na
Christine (Shh Moms Reading)
I haven’t read a Kendall Ryan book in a while and when I read this blurb, I had to have it.
While well written with Ryan’s trademark heat, I felt disconnected from the characters. I loved how they met, their instant attraction, but I felt no real chemistry between them.
Watching their situation become something more than either anticipated was so much fun, as was reliving pregnancy hormones and the growth in their relationship, but I couldn’t help but feel like I was missing something, that I was
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A New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today bestselling author of more than two dozen titles, Kendall Ryan has sold over 3 million books and her books have been translated into several languages in countries around the world. Her books have also appeared on the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists more than three dozen times. Ryan has been featured in such publications as USA Tod ...more

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