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4.15  ·  Rating details ·  98 Ratings  ·  42 Reviews
The Artist

Things I should have done:
Kept my dick in my pants.
Stayed away from my adorable little roommate.
Kept my mouth and hands, off of said roommate.
Concentrate on my upcoming exhibition and prove my parents wrong.
That’s what I SHOULD have done, but now everything is a mess and the thing I thought I wanted most in the world has been replaced by an adorable little b
Published November 17th 2017
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Jan 13, 2018 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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The Artist

Things I should have done:
Kept my dick in my pants.
Stayed away from my adorable little roommate.
Kept my mouth and hands, off of said roommate.
Concentrate on my upcoming exhibition and prove my parents wrong.
That’s what I SHOULD have done, but now everything is a mess and the thing I thought I wanted most in the world has been replaced by an adorable little brunette who refuses to even speak to me.

The Muse

Things I should not have done:
Elsa Gomes (BookishAurora)
Nov 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
Rate: 4,2 / 5 stars

Room mates to lovers is a trope I always enjoy. They are always super funny and entertaining. I love a good room mates to lovers, when they're filled with sexual tension and funny banter. This was one of those.

Coyer is a lady's man who is always being kicked out of his current living situations because he sleeps with his room mates and when they're expecting more from him, he's already moving on to the next lay. Abby is a control freak, who hates change and people who disrup
Nov 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I imagine her naked like all the time. Even when she's not there.

I only saw a glimpse of the word rommates and went blindly in. And WoW!

I'm so struck by how good this was! This story is purely intoxicating.
It started in a way that made me see him as a cocky one, and than immediately picked my interest because of the situation they found themselves in, after that the things got really intense (I love it when that happens, I was on the edge of my seat the whole time), than the little teasings, em
Jenny Prose
Oct 31, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Have you ever read a book, where you had a pre-conceived idea of what it was going to be about and how it would be for you to read it? I'm honest when I say I had a preconceived idea that this would be a sweet funny quick cheesy romance story. But I was wrong.

This book was so much more!

This book takes the cocky alpha male character and puts him into a situation where he needs to find a new place to live, quickly. When he meets Abby he thinks it'll be easy to live with this quiet mousy bookworm.
Tracy- OMGReads
Nov 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2017, 4point5, arcs, omgreads
Muse was a perfect blend of sweetness and spice. A manwhore attempting to reform himself meets a straight-laced girl. Their chemistry is explosive from the first time they are on the page together.

Abby and Brant are oil and water. She is desperate for a roommate and Brant is available. They are unexpected and refreshing. Abby was fun heroine. I found her easy to root for. Brant was cocky, sweet, and just a little bit of everything. A perfect book boyfriend. Their relationship was slow burning,
Tre Talbot
Oct 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
My exact words as I read the last lines “What a freakin story!” Wow I seriously mean it WOW! From the moment we’re introduced to Brant I’m giggling at the playboy quality’s he’s already showing us and as we learn more about the man and his heart pulling him in the artistic field over the political like the rest of his family I warm up to him even more. I like Abby, she has order and structure and her head on straight in perusing her medical field of choice. The intensity these two have as indivi ...more
NavyWifery BookBlog
Oct 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this book. Brant is the flirty playboy that everyone knows and Abby is the quiet, book smart, and always studying. The two of them together should be a complete and total disaster but he weasels his way into her life and refuses to leave.
Jen Zingaro
Nov 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: loved-it
I was totally sold on the blurb. I mean, read that blurb. What's not to like about that? The thing is.... the story totally lived up to that blurb. These two are some of the most compelling characters that I've read. You get a really good sense of who they are and how they think. Abby is just.... that type of naive girl that you know has some tough breaks and you want to see her thrive. Brant comes storming into her life and gives her no choice but to become friends with him. I am not going to s ...more
Vika aka ♔ of GIF & Grumpy Smut-ateer *P/T Freebie Fairy
Muse was a perfect story when I was looking for hilarious, deliciously hot, and sweet book to read. Bonus: it was by a new to me author. I want to say it was the blurb that got me but let's be honest I am a girl who enjoys a GREAT cover, which this book certainly has in spades.

Coyer/Brant and Abby are the perfect yin/yang. Where Abby is uptight, type A, straight-A student; Brant was a jock, straight up playboy, and a completely talented artist. In romance world, it's a perfect combination for a
Dec 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Eu amooooooooooo quando um livro tem um homem apaixonado!
Mesmo quando esse homem é um galinha!
Enfim... eu adorei o livro, ler pra relaxar, torcer pela Abby, e se apaixonar loucamente pelo Coyer Brant Alexander!
Elizabeth Horbaczek
Nov 17, 2017 rated it liked it
3 stars

This was a fun and unique twist on the college type books that I have read. I kept me interested all the way through the book and the characters, even with their flaws were very likable. Abby is this woman that needs everything order, needs to have everything in order, and she can not get out of sync or it drives her crazy. Coyer is this messy man that seems to screw things up without trying. He has a very inventive way to get his inspiration, which gets him in trouble a whole lot. Needle
Wit & Wonder Books
** ARC provided by the author for an honest review **

He doesn’t just fall for his roommate, she becomes his muse. Nina Auril’s Muse contains a hot af artist and a quiet and naïve girl, total opposites thrown together by circumstance.

Brant and Abby both have goals, and they are as different as can be. He wants to show up his parents and prove they are wrong about his art. She wants a nice and quiet life alone. Too bad fate has other plans. They should have stayed away from each other and now it’s
Michelle Simpson
Nov 16, 2017 rated it really liked it
Funny, sexy and hot !! I knew I was going to love Brant by page 3, he immediately had me laughing at his antics. He is a cocky, arrogant hunk of a man who has slept his way around most of the girls, his motto - 1 night only., which soon turned into " don't f**k the roommate " Make no mistake he loves sex and is not looking to settle any time soon. The only thing he takes seriously is his Art, his determination to prove to his father he can make it in the Art world makes him do the unspeakable, I ...more
Kathy Rouchelle
Jan 01, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I wasn't really sure what I was getting into when I began this book but I an so happy that I read it because I thoroughly enjoyed it. This book had a wonderfully written storyline involving roommates who are nothing alike, have nothing in common but who actually need each other more than they realize. A roommate to lovers read that will make your heart soar and bring a smile to your face.

I loved these two characters, even though Abby did work on my nerves from time to time, until her back story
Amy  Crull
Nov 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
This was my first time reading this author. I will say the blurb drew me and made me want to read. Boy am I ever glad I did! Brant is a great book boyfriend. Sure he starts out as a manwhore but the way he treats Abby totally makes up for it. Brant, i admire a lot. He went against his family wishes and did what he wanted to. Sure he hasn't had much luck until meeting Abby but that's beside the point. He is a charmer for sure but he has a sweet side. They become roommates and after finding out th ...more
Britt Red Hatter Book Blog
Nov 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
To say I was pleasantly surprised by muse is an understatement. I’m not sure what I thought when I started it, but I didn’t expect to be completely overtaken and fully engulfed in a way that kept me from taking even a moments break from this book. Charming, quirky, funny, and sweet, Muse pulled me in and kept me glued to the pages from start to finish!

Brant is a hero that I was convinced I’d hate. He was cocky, he was a player, flitting from place to place, woman to woman he seemed too selfish
Nov 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Unlikely Muse - loved it!

4.5 Stars! With art you share a little piece of your soul with each work you display but just be careful your muse is also willing to share a little of her soul too. Quirky, obsessively organized Abby is left in a lurch when her roommate disappears and moves out without a trace. As luck would have it, notorious womanizer and brilliant artist Brant needs a place to stay, but he has a bad track record of screwing around with all his former female roommates leaving him out
This was my first read by Nina Auril, and if this book is the standard to go by, it certainly won't be my last. I loved this from start to end, the fact that it was a super hot read is just a bonus.

The classic trope of roommates to lovers was very well done here. Both characters shone equally and were developed perfectly over the course of the story.

Told in a dual POV, Muse is the story of Brant, a cocky, self-assured and extremely amusing artist who also happens to be a bit of a manwhore. He fi
Lindsey King
Dec 13, 2017 rated it really liked it
Angst 2
Tears 1
Value 4
Storyline 4
Panty Scorching 4
Overall Rating 4

WOWZA! I really really enjoyed this book. I felt the chemistry instantly and was like HOLY SMOKES! I literally read this book in one sitting just because I had to know how it turned out. The hero is smoking hot, very outspoken, artsy, and very very dirty. (In the best way) The heroine was the strong silent type. She needs things in a nice neat order. I was so excited when she came out of her shell a bit.

This story was a good one.
Cee Cee Houston
Nov 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
First the cover caught my attention, that smile, omg. Then the blurb sold the deal and the story itself? Brant and Abby are just the best characters. Right from the offset, you can tell there’s going to be… ‘tension’ between these two. Brant comes off as a like bit of a douche, but in a good kind of way. He knows what he wants… and likes and he’s not afraid to admit it.
Abby is a bit naive and doesn’t get what all the ho-ha is about boys and sex. She had one attempt and didn’t enjoy it so she is
Nicole Brown
Nov 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
OMG so hot I thought that my kindle my combust. This was an unusual HEA and incredible. The story I never wanted to end. This story was so good and it was such a delight to read. This story is a feel good hit your in the heart wonderfully written story. The sex was panty melting hot, the chemistry between the characters was beyond amazing and I only wanted more. I can't wait to see if there is more to this story then where we left off. It didn't end on a cliff hanger but I just kept wanting more ...more
Nov 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What a fantastic take on the roommates trope. Abby, a by-the-book young woman & Brant, a lady-killer artist find themselves under one roof and not quite sure what the other is about. The charm and swagger of the H, the bristly outer shell of the h... they may have seemed like oil and water, but slowly the chemistry turned up the heat. It wasn't a typical read for me in the slightest, & I must say, I am a tad picky!!! I was entranced and charmed from start to finish & loved the set up ...more
Jolene St Germain Triggs
Wonderfully written really hot story filled with both sweet innocent love and the dirty hot stuff ;) I think Brant is my favorite recent book boyfriend, I probably say that alot, but this one had a different charm and he totally struck a chord with me. Also Abby totally tugged at my heart strings! I remember being that broken! We had more in common than I'd care to admit but I admired her courage (well more like inner strength but I admired it). I have definitely found myself a new one click aut ...more
Laurie Beemer
Nov 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing
All I can say is Abby and Coyer Brant, what an amazing charismatic duo. As individual' s they have my heart but together they grabbed my soul. I thought from the very first few pages that this book was going to take me on a ride and before chapter two I knew just how right I was. This book made me laugh and yell, cheer and then wonder. What happens when a man whore meets someone that makes he sees things in his life differently? Will sparks fly from attraction, anger, or both? This was the first ...more
Spunky N Sassy
Nov 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Spunky N Sassy Rating: 5.0

~~~~~~~~~~Tracy's ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Review~~~~~~~~~~

Brant had one rule when he moved in as Abby's roommate and that was to not sleep with her. Unfortunately he wasn't very good at following the rules. When Brant burst into her well ordered life she kept having thoughts about him that didn't follow her plans. His touch made Abby explode and his kiss made her wish for things she never thought she would. Abby and Brant's story was so different from anything I have read to date. I love
Nov 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: review-copies

The premise of this book is outstanding. I was instantly hooked. From the moment Brant was introduced, I knew I was going to be head over heels for him. I was not wrong. Brant is such a ladies man, but there was just something about him that pulled me in deeper. I craved to know more about him. 

Abby is such a relatable character in many ways. She loves things a certain way. She has to have them that way. A bookworm to her core, she strives to be the best she can be without any distrac
Beyond The Covers Blog
Jan 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: krysten
I found my new favorite book. I absolutely loved this book!!
Coyer is a player major and has one rule no repeats but after a one night stand with his roommates sister he finds himself homeless.
Abbey is all about control but when her roommate leaves without paying the rent and stealing her food she's in desperate need of a new roommate. Coyer and Abs are one of my favorite book couples. Coyer brings out Abs wild and passionate side and Abs brings out Coyers protect side. I wish I could give this b
Renee Mccleary
Nov 17, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
WOW!!!! Wonderful Book!!!

This was a great debut book by this new duo!! I was blown away and hooked from the beginning!! I just loved this book!! I loved the connection/chemistry between Brant and Abby. The loves scenes were incredible and very hot!! I had a love hate relationship with Abby but she eventually won me over. Brant he made me mad a few times but mostly he just had me swooning!!! The ending was unique and I loved it!! I can not wait to see what this duo's next book will be!! I highly
Vanessa Lawford
Nov 16, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Muse is my first Nina Auril book and it definitely will not be my last.

This book was interesting from the beginning until the end.

Muse follows Brant and Abby. They have an instant connection from the time they meet with alot of chemistry.

An ARC was kindly provided in exchange for an honest review by Sweet Treats Book Blog.
Ola Adamska
Nov 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed-2017
So this book was a rollercoaster!
You need to be prepeared to change your mind about Abby and Coyer. From hate to love and other way around.
I had an idea abour rather easy fast romance. And it was not so much like that. It was fast and everything had a lot of layees!

I will read other books from this author in the future.
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