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The V Card

(Good Love #1)

3.91  ·  Rating details ·  6,902 ratings  ·  698 reviews
A brand new sinfully sexy standalone romantic comedy from bestselling authors Lauren Blakely and Lili Valente! 

When you think about how easy it is to lose keys, phones, sunglasses and your dignity on social media, you might figure it'd be a cinch for me to ditch my V Card.
You'd be wrong.
At 25, I run a successful business, live in a fantastic apartment, and have fabulous f
Paperback, 300 pages
Published December 13th 2017 by CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
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Nov 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: listen-completed
Where to begin? I'm a huge fan of both Blakely and Valente, so when I found they were collaborating on a book, I knew I had to have it.

When you have two authors who both have a love for writing sweet, spicy and a bit of sexy you get The V Card.

Here are my Top Five reasons I fell in love with CJ and Graham's journey:

1. Graham makes lingerie. And there is something sexy about a mam who makes things that make women feel sexy.
2. CJ, our virgin, wasn't afraid to go for what she wanted. Yes, she is a
Nov 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The V Card is Ms. Blakely and Ms. Valente’s first story together. I didn’t know what to expect going in but I was extremely pleased with the outcome. These two ladies did a phenomenal job writing a charming and very addictive story. I couldn’t tell when Lauren or when Lili was writing the story, I’d love to know who wrote what since it’s definitely a story with perfectly smooth transitions from author to author.

The V Card is exactly what you think it might be of my absolute favorit
Kara Hildebrand (Two Book Pushers)
Ok, so seriously, what do you do when you hear two of your favorite authors are writing a book together. Together! You scream. You message them. You text your friends. I've been waiting for this for a long time. Lauren Blakely and Lili Valente are two of the most talented writers I've ever read. Add in what incredible women they are and it's a recipe for success. The V Card is the perfect mix of their rom/com laughs, blushing sexiness and loveable characters. It's a friends to lovers romance wit ...more
Red Cheeks Reads
Nov 30, 2017 rated it it was amazing

I’m a huge fan of both Lauren Blakely and Lili Valente, so when I first heard they were writing a book together, I was thrilled! Both of these authors have individually penned some of my favorite written romantic comedies, so I knew that this pairing would be magic, and I was not wrong. Blakely and Valente were completely in sync in their first collaboration, seamlessly blending their writing styles and transitioning imperceptibly between the two of them to craft a fantastically well
Happily Mary After
Dec 04, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Lauren Blakely and Lili Valente deliver a fun, lighthearted and fan-yourself-worthy romance imbued with the effervescence of New York City. Graham Campbell lost his best friend and business partner in a tragic car accident two years ago, but he’s stayed connected with his friend’s little sister, CJ Murphy. They’ve built a loving, sibling-like relationship, and they adore each other. When CJ suddenly asks Graham to tutor her in lovemaking and divest her of her virginity, he’s utterly and complete ...more
Sandra Shipman ~ Two Book Pushers
The V Card is a sexy as sin standalone by not one but two of my favorite authors. I have read every single word these amazing women have written and I will never get enough. When I found out that they were writing a book together I might have scared my children with my excitement. The synopsis kicks ass so I will make this fast.

Seven days. That is what she is asking for. Seven days of lessons in seduction. Sexy days to teach her to drive men wild. Of course within this seven days he would also
Krystal Amora Book Reviews
Nov 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The V Card by Lauren Blakely
OMG!! I absolutely enjoyed reading this next book from Lauren Blakely. I ran through the full range of emotions as I navigated through the pages. Lauren has a unique writing style that provides just the right amount of detail in the description of the characters and their surroundings.
We meet Graham Campbell hunk extraordinaire who has built his company from the ground up with his best friend Sean. He loves to be unattached and his favorite pastime is women. Although
Lauren Blakely
Nov 21, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Escape into a feel-good romance that'll make you feel oh-so-good! THE V CARD is available everywhere!
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Elizabeth Clinton
Nov 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing
What happens when Lauren Blakely and Lili Valente decide to write a book together, you get one Amazing Read.
CJ Murphy is a young woman who has everything going right in her life, her own company, great friends living in an amazing city but there is that one obstacle she needs to overcome and to find a way to get it done without getting her heart hurt in the meantime.
Graham Campbell is a man that loves the ladies, loves his company and will do anything for his best friends younger sister even i
*** I received an advanced copy and chose to review it ***
** 100% spoiler-free review **
* 5 Swoony stars *

What do you get when you combine the best-selling talents of Lauren Blakely and Lili Valente in one book? A story that is worth 5 stars and then some, that's what! Blakely and Valente's writing styles are very similar and because of that, they compliment each other perfectly in The V Card, their newest collaboration. Written in a dual POV, The V Card is a friends-to-lovers story that will ma
Lauren Lascola-Lesczynski
Nov 23, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Wow...Graham is EVERYTHING!
He knows his way around a gal's body...he knows how to make a gal feel good...special...cared for.
CJ is looking for a she trusts, one she cares she needs to help her with a pretty big deal.
Graham is the prefect person to ask...I mean when a guy sends you sexy panties he is pretty much a keeper. I would be happy to let Graham teach me ALL his lessons. Lesson one was amazing...there was kisses, touching, mind blowing...(you gots to read to find o
Nov 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2017
Putting together two of my favorite authors in one book? Yeah, I already knew it would be a big win!
This story is burn-the-pages hot and sexy, but sweet and romantic, too. LOVE the storyline with Graham owning a lingerie company, and CJ also being a business owner. They were on equal ground in their professional lives, which is a hallmark of Both Lauren and Lili's books. Graham could rival the guys in either of their books in the swoon department, and CJ gives their women a run for their money.
Maria✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦

➦This one was surely written for lovers of "teach me sex" trope. And best friend's little sister trope. In this case dead best friend.

➦It was a lovely quick and sexy read, pretty much what I've come to expect from Lauren Blakely and Vivi Valente. And I've read a lot of their books. Certainly, I do notice similarities in tropes and things that "work" but I cannot stop reading them anyways :)

➦Having listened to this audiobook last week, the details about these characters are a bit hazy. But you
Nissa | Of Pens and Pages Book Blog
Review, Excerpt, & Giveaway at Of Pens and Pages.

The V Card showcases a seamless blending of the writing styles of two authors known for their tempting and hilarious novels. This story is filled with humor, and heart, with little drama and lots of steam. A perfect read if you're looking to laugh, swoon, and fall in love. Since one of the characters loves making lists, let me share my own list as to why this book was a hit for me:


1. Brother's Best Friend, Friends to
Dec 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing
The V Card by Lauren Blakely and Lili Valente is a full-length, standalone, romance novel.
Meet Graham Campbell, he´s the CEO of a fast growing company and enjoys his life to the fullest.
CJ Murphy is a 25 year old woman , has her own successful company , has great friends, a big apartement, but something lacks. CJ needs his help. She´s his best friends little sister and like a sister to himself too. So he thought. Until CJ proposes him. He shall educate her in change for her support in a sharehol
This was a super hot and sexy read!!! Even though there was quite a bit of sex in this story, it had a great emotion filled relationship between the main characters as well! It really was a well rounded story with such a feel good vibe as well!

I was highly impressed with the two authors who shared the writing in this book! They did a great job in giving the readers exactly what we love!!!
When I have some more time I will do another review!!! With the holidays coming closer, time is becoming hard
Nov 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Lauren Blakely Fans, Lili Valenti Fans, Romance
4.5 Who's the Student and Who's the Teacher Stars
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Happy, Happy, Joy, Joy; the Writing Marriage of Lauren Blakely and Lili Valente has produced a perfectly swoony bundle of Sweet, Sensual, Sexy Times with the expected depth these writers always deliver. There is introspection, concern, epiphanies, and the final understanding of what is important.

We have the perfect storm of a woman who has always had a thing for her brother's best friend. The brother's best friend is everyt
Nov 25, 2017 rated it it was amazing
CJ Murphy has a problem that she wants resolved asap. She's smart, successful, independent, but she needs her V card punched and that is something she cannot do alone. She's tired of waiting for Mr. Right and dealing with all of the Mr. Wrongs.

The right guy for her (in her mind at least) is her late brother's best friend, Graham Campbell. He's charming, sexy, caring, and has a reputation for knowng how to please a woman. But they have always just been close friends.

So when Graham needs a favor f
Nov 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I couldn't wait to get my hands on this collaboration between Lauren Blakely and Lili Valente, two of my favorite creators of dirty-talking alphas. So worth the wait...even though I did get the audiobook a little earlier than everyone else. The dynamic duo of Sebastian York and Andi Arndt do an amazing job, but that's not a surprise. They are so good at immersing in their characters, you feel everything going on.

CJ and Graham have been through a lot together, and through years of being there fo
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog
Oct 27, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
4 stars

Such a lovely story, I enjoyed it a lot!It was super hot,fun and sweet story.This one goes to my favorite from Lauren Blakely! Lili Valente is a new author to me and now I'm going to check her books!I loved the premise in this one and the writing was perfect!

CJ and Graham were sweet and they had a fantastic chemistry!CJ was a great heroine,she is smart and brave!I could easily connect with her!Graham was a swoon worthy hero who make me melt all the time, he cared for CJ a lot!

The V Card
Natalie ✩★ The Biblioholic ★✩
CJ is probably the last virgin standing in NY. She’s on the cusp of her 26th birthday and can think of no better person to usher in her womanhood than her best friend, Graham. Neither of them wants to jeopardize their friendship, but their attraction and chemistry couldn’t be denied. A lot of fun, flirting and sexy shenanigans ensue. CJ was a kind and beautiful soul and while Graham had the reputation of a manwhore, aside from an obsessed ex-girlfriend, I didn’t really see any evidence of it. Wh ...more
“I’ve seen how gorgeous you look in the lingerie I make. Now I want to see how gorgeous you look out of it.”

Lauren Blakely and Lili Valente are a match made in ROM-COM heaven! THE V CARD was an OUTSTANDING romantic comedy that has heart, humor, and an INSANE amount of chemistry! I couldn’t take my eyes off the pages for even a minute! While Ms. Blakely is one of my FAVORITES, Ms. Valente is brand-spankin’ new to me, so this was a great introduction to what she has to offer in this genre. Whe
Dec 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I truly love waking up to find a Lauren Blakely book on my kindle. I always know I am in for a fun ride and a lot of laughs! THE V CARD by Blakely and Lili Valente had me so worked up, I didn't know what to do with myself!

Graham is PERFECT. really. perfect. I don't know many male characters I can say that about-but he truly is. Funny, smart, thoughtful, handsome and all he wants to do is take care of his dead best friend's sister. In more ways than one. When she comes to him with a proposition t
Liz ~ Liz's Reading Life
Dec 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
CJ Murphy is ready to get rid of her V card and she knows just the person for the job. He's been there for her as a friend for what seems like forever. Her plan is simple and really, what's the worst that could happen?

To say Graham Campbell is taken aback by CJ's request is an understatement. However after some thought, he can't deny he's the right man for the job. Besides, if anyone can keep the emotions out of the mix, it's Graham. And better it's him than some stranger that doesn't care about
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The V Card delivers a super sweet ending. Less sweet and a lot more racy, is the story’s sexy nature in which CJ recruits a friend to help get rid of her V-Card.

But let’s start from the beginning. In this romantic comedy, sheltered yet smart and successful 25 year old business owner CJ has little to no experience in the bedroom department and she’s determined to remedy that ASAP by enlisting the help of her close friend G
TJ *Book Twins Reviews*
S-U-P-E-R C-U-T-E!!

Aww! I really liked this sweet and flirty romance by Lauren Blakely and Lili Valente. It's sweet, fast-paced, and has really great dual POV. Graham and CJ are so good together!

Here's the breakdown: CJ is on the cusp of celebrating her 26th birthday. She's an accomplished business woman and all around great person. Although she's lost someone important to her, she has a pretty good life. There's only one problem. She's soon to be a 26 year old virgin. handle her lit
A friends to lovers story that is sexy, sweet, and fun! I loved CJ and Graham!
If you’re looking for a quick, fun read with little angst, this is it.
5 sexy stars
J. Grayland
Feb 25, 2018 rated it liked it
CEO of the fast growing lingerie company Adored Graham Campbell needs a favor from his BFF CJ, he needs her to help him keep control of his company and take it in to the future. CJ agrees to help him as long as he agrees to help her with her own little problem, you see CJ is still a virgin at 25 years old and she wants Graham to deflower her and teach her the art of seduction. I know the story line was very predictable but I really liked it. The characters were so lovable and the slow developing ...more
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The V Card was a light, fluffy romance that while entertaining was also predictable. I liked the characters, but the plot is one that has been done over and over and there was nothing in this book that made it stand out in a crowd.

CJ is a 25 year old virgin and basically not only wants to lose her virginity but learn how to please a man so she pretty much bribes her late brother’s best friend who was also his business partner, and the man she’s had a crush on for years to give her sex lessons. G
Friends to lovers.
Well written and good pacing.
Loved both Epilogues!!

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