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Work in Progress

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I never thought my first kiss would be on my wedding day.

But here I stand, clutching a bouquet of pale pink roses behind the doors of a Las Vegas chapel, and at the end of the aisle is the absolute last man I imagined would be waiting for me.

Thomas Bane.

Bestselling author. Notorious bad boy. Savagely handsome, dark as sin, chiseled as stone. And somehow, my soon-to-be hus
Expected publication: January 24th 2019

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Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤

I don't know were to start my review with Work In Progress, it was amazing.Staci Hart delivers a heartwarming,sweet and intense story.I adored Amelia and Thomas but mostly Amelia because I could see myself in her!


Amelia is shy,sweet and lovely.She is also passionate and kind.She is such a sweetheart.Thomas is sexy,charming and so swoon worthy!If you like slow burn in your romance this is what you are getting .The chemistry between them is someting else.I loved them, they have some sweet
Cristina | CristiinaReads
Jan 14, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-books
➳Talk about an angsty romance! Staci knows how to properly write a romance filled with its own unique magic in the passion and lust ambience...

➳ARC kindly provided by the publicist in exchange for an honest review...

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Jan 17, 2019 is currently reading it
Shelves: 2019-five-stars
I love this series- so excited for this one <3

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Staci Hart
Jan 06, 2019 is currently reading it  ·  (Review from the author)

Four days only at the sale price--grab it while you can!


WORK IN PROGRESS Coming January 24!

I never thought my first kiss would be on my wedding day.

But here I stand, clutching a bouquet of pale pink roses behind the doors of a Las Vegas chapel, and at the end of the aisle is the absolute last man I imagined would be waiting for me.

Thomas Bane.

Bestselling author. Notorious bad boy. Savagely handsome, dark as sin, chiseled as stone. And somehow, my soon-to-be husband
Wendy ⏃: ✦●•CCBH Blogger•●✦
⭐⭐⭐ ALL THE STARS! ⭐⭐⭐

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I'M SPEECHLESS. I HAVE NO WORDS! But I will say this, Work in Progress is my favorite book by Staci Hart to date!!

Thomas Bane. Remember that name people! THOMAS BANE!! He's everything. Perfection. Bad boy extraordinaire. A scoundrel. Devil-maycare fantasy writer. He's got swag and sex appeal. I'd read and buy his books always! Behind this image he portrays to the world is a humble man. A good man with a heart of gold. A man who will do anything to care for and protect his
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“𝙸 𝚋𝚎𝚐𝚐𝚎𝚍 𝚖𝚢 𝚑𝚎𝚊𝚛𝚝 𝚝𝚘 𝚕𝚎𝚝 𝚖𝚢 𝚑𝚎𝚊𝚍 𝚑𝚊𝚗𝚍𝚕𝚎 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚊𝚛𝚛𝚊𝚗𝚐𝚎𝚖𝚎𝚗𝚝. 𝙼𝚢 𝚑𝚎𝚊𝚍 𝚠𝚘𝚞𝚕𝚍 𝚋𝚞𝚒𝚕𝚍 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚏𝚎𝚗𝚌𝚎𝚜, 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚋𝚘𝚞𝚗𝚍𝚊𝚛𝚒𝚎𝚜. 𝙸𝚝 𝚠𝚘𝚞𝚕𝚍 𝚖𝚊𝚒𝚗𝚝𝚊𝚒𝚗 𝚝𝚑𝚎 𝚜𝚎𝚙𝚊𝚛𝚊𝚝𝚒𝚘𝚗. 𝙸 𝚘𝚗𝚕𝚢 𝚑𝚘𝚙𝚎𝚍 𝚖𝚢 𝚑𝚎𝚊𝚛𝚝 𝚠𝚘𝚞𝚕𝚍 𝚕𝚒𝚜𝚝𝚎𝚗."

Have you ever wanted to grab onto certain characters and never let go? Have you ever wanted to immerse yourself so deep into an author’s world that you never wanted to come back to reality? My answer to both questions is 𝗛𝗘𝗟𝗟 𝗬𝗘𝗦 when it comes to Staci Hart’s work. In her latest UNPUTDOWNABLE standalone romantic comedy, 𝐖
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5 ’Ridiculous Heart’ Stars

Wow! What an amazing book! If I could give more than 5 stars, it’d get a million! I enjoyed this story like nothing else before. I don’t even understand how it was only my first ever Staci Hart book. Work in Progress is not just a book – it’s a whole experience!

I guess there’s only a few books out there that can capture your whole existence. I can easily say that Work in Progress is totally one of these books. I’ve fallen in love with Tommy & Amelia immed
Jan 15, 2019 is currently reading it
Recommends it for: Staci Hart Fans, Romance
So Excited this landed on my Kindle-
Yum, Yum!


Oh how wishes can come true...
Well, sort of...

Handsome Manly Man standing at the altar...Check
Baby Pink Roses in my hand...Check
A True Love till the End of Time...


Nope, here I am ready to marry this man offering everything...
A Brillant Career I always wanted...
A way to do something good...
Just a Huge Hiccup...

It was supposed to be all for show
But now it feels more like a Loving ...

Work In Progress- January 24th, 20
Vanessa (nessreads)
Jan 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
*I voluntarily read and reviewed an ARC of this book*

5 “Can I have you?” Stars

I AM A MESS AND ITS ALL BECAUSE OF STACI AND HER BRILLIANCE! I’m giddy af and the cheesiest and goofiest smile is plastered on my face. My heart is filled with all the ooey-gooey feel good feelings I get when reading one of Staci’s rom-coms. I’m swooning like crazy and I can’t stop. UGH, this book. This. Book. It was so freaking good. Is it too early for a re-read?

THOMAS. TOMMY. BANE. Where the hell did you come from?
Mary Gebhard
Jan 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
*NO spoilers*

Thomas. Bane.

“Notorious bad boy Thomas Bane. Model dating, super rich, devil-may-care, super famous, fist wielding, public drunken and indecent exposure Thomas Bane, fantasy author with a rap sheet the length of my arm.”

ughgghghghghgh. Where TF do I even start with this story? Staci let me beta this and guys, you are definitely not ready for Thomas Bane. So hot, so funny, and just so EVERYTHING—and Amelia!!

“If I’d ever passed Amelia Hall on the street, she wouldn’t have
Oct 11, 2018 marked it as to-read
Omg after reading the excerpt from Player I literally cant wait for this! Staci kills it every. single. time.
Jan 15, 2019 rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars!

Full review to come!
Jan 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
I have been loving this series, so despite my none-love of Author & blogger romance's I had to give it a go.

Staci Hart is an author who weaves into her plots, humour, sweetness, swoon-worthy moments, a tipple of angst and spoonful's of sexy, Work in progress had all the above..

Like I said, Blogger and Author romance, I avoid them, too close to home, I like to escape in a book not identify with it, I am a blogger after all and although I've never had the hots for an author, bad boy character
Jan 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Hilarious, brilliantly written, and deliciously hot.

Starstruck by male beauty. Is that a thing? Amelia and I concur in this distinct possibility. The most delectable and charming star has risen among male writers, and Amelia, the shy and quirky blogger, is about to get in burning contact with him.

This sweet relationship is adorable! And it touched me on many levels as this man is so patient and understanding inside that glorious physique, and she is pathologically shy but loving and spreads her
***4.5 ‘ Right Reason, Wrong Way’ Stars***

That opening line of the blurb was the lure. I mean, how could it not be?
To have your first kiss on your wedding day?
So, my curiosity got the better of me and I NEEDED to find out just what the hell was going on and I got soooo much more than I could have imagined and LOVED every second of it!
This was a sweet, slow burn and smexy ride with characters I ended up loving (well, most of them anyways) and have me wanting more!

I loved Amelia. She is all at
Diary Of Book Fiend
Jan 16, 2019 rated it really liked it
3.5 Stars

Lead Female Character 4\5 Stars-

I liked Amelia, I found her quirky and feisty. I was worried she wouldn't have a back bone and was thrilled when that was not the case. I loved that from the beginning she had no issues talking to Tommy.

Lead Male Character 4/5 Stars

I liked my Leading men to be a bit more on the broody, ass hole side, so my opinion of Tommy is of no reflection to the author, it's personal preference. He laid his cards out on the table from the very beginning so there was
Jan 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
A story about a hot sexy author and a book blogger...yes please! Staci Hart brings us the third book about another one of the girls in the Red Lipstick Coalition. In case you don’t know, they’re four friends who are roommates and wallflowers who make a pact...start wearing red lipstick, be brave, be bold, be better. I love these girls!

Amelia is so incredibly shy, she finds herself mute in most social situations. She hides herself behind her books and her laptop while she reads and reviews books
Flo Grugel
Jan 17, 2019 rated it really liked it
Oh Thomas!!!
I loved this sweet story. Staci Hart just gets better and better at bringing strong characters and awesome reads. Can't wait to get my hands on Well Suited after that teaser at the end...
Lindsey (Linz Readz)
Jan 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc, kindle
OMG! I loved everything about this story!

*full review coming soon*
Jan 09, 2019 is currently reading it
OMG! OMG! OMG!!!!!!!!!!
We are getting Amelia's story! *happy dance*
Nightbird Novels
Jan 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
4.5 Stars

Amelia Hall is a painfully shy book blogger who lives life sticking with the things that make her feel safe. Determined to work on her inability to converse with strangers or spend too long in crowds, her first assignment is to meet the infamous author, Thomas Bane. The very same author that she has written some no-so-stellar reviews of his work...

Bad boy author Thomas Bane lives his life in the spotlight. From his league of adoring fans to his plethora of gorgeous ex-girlfriends, his l
Mel *Kel & Mel Tell Book Blog*
Y'all, I'm in love. I have fell so hard. Just not sure if it is with the characters or Staci's words. Ok, maybe it's both. I may be suffering from a massive book hangover after reading this story and I do not deem my review worthy of Staci Hart's words.

"I will rewrite the stars. I will shake the heavens and mark them with your name."

Work in Progress is book 3 in the RLC series. We are finally getting Amelia Hall's story. To say that I was excited about this story is a total understatement! It's
Carly Wilson
Jan 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What can I say? Every time I think I’ve read the best of Staci Hart’s work, she writes another book that takes me on a literary journey that I never want to end.

I received my copy of ‘Work In Progress’ in exchange for an honest review, and the best part about reading a book like this is not having anything bad to say about it. It is the third book in the Lipstick Coalition series, and like the first two books, it was utterly addictive, hot, gripping and just made my face hurt with smiling and my
Elsa Gomes (BookishAurora)
Rate: 6/ 5 stars

Y'all should know by now this series was one of my favorite things of 2018 and although I haven't read that many of Staci Hart's books, this series cemented my love for SH forever!!! And this just proved WHY again. Because it was every-fucking-thing guys!! I loved book 1 so much. I loved book 2 so much too but I think book three has taken the cake! Like, I'll forever love the other girls and Sam omg Sam (I'm so glad he still appears from time to time in the books) but Work In P
Showie Ford
Jan 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing

If you know me at all, you will know that when I say “I picked this book up, and did not put it down until I was done”, it is no exaggeration. I made pancakes with this book in my hand. I burnt the bacon because I was at a DELICIOUS scene, and well, that’s more important, really. I folded laundry with this book in my hand. If my kids’ clothes don’t match today, it’s because I handed out outfits with this book in my hand. I think you get the picture.

Now, wh
Garden Of REden
Jan 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing

“If I’d ever passed Amelia Hall on the street, she wouldn’t have caught my attention. But that was the thing about girls like her. Once you saw them, there was no unseeing them.”

I'm not even sure how I'm expected to write how I feel about this book when I can't even be sure that I'll ever be emotionally prepared to talk about it. But let me be very clear.


This book wrecked me. Gutted me. By the time I finished it, I was emotionally spent. I didn't
Melinda Gouge
Jan 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I have so much love for this book, my heart is bursting. Amelia may be quiet, but she is fierce. She just needs help remembering this sometimes, and that's where the Red Lipstick Coalition comes in. Any makeup lover knows that the perfect lipstick can give you a boost any time you need it. Amelia and her friends each have a tube of their perfect shade of red that they bring out when they need that perfect SOMETHING to get them over a hurdle.

Thomas is so much more than what we expect. Amelia ten
I've said this before and I'll probably say it again (wait, there's no probably about it. I WILL say it again!), but Staci Hart writes such wonderfully complex romances that my heart aches just thinking about them. It's the good type of ache, though. The type that makes me cheer for the characters a they figure things out and hurt for them when their dark moment falls upon them.

Amelia and Tommy are perfect in that regard. They're passionate and scared and, in the end, they're willing to take the
Jan 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This book was fabulous! I love Staci Hart's writing and these Red Lipstick Coalition girls are amazing. They start out insecure about themselves but then grow together and love each other through everything.

I loved Amelia and Tommy's story. Right from the start you are taken into their story. Amelia is shy saying to herself, "Remember the ABC's- acknowledge, breathe, connect" as she going to meet Thomas Bane, the author. She's the blogger who is honest and tells what she thinks and he knows righ
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Staci has been a lot of things up to this point in her life: a graphic designer, an entrepreneur, a seamstress, a clothing and handbag designer, a waitress. Can’t forget that. She’s also been a mom to three little girls who are sure to grow up to break a number of hearts. She’s been a wife, even though she’s certainly not the cleanest, or the best cook. She’s also super, duper fun at a party, espe ...more