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Love, romance, second chances, fairy-tale endings…these are the things Annika Dev believes in. Her app, Make Up, has been called the “Google Translate for failing relationships.”

High efficiency break-ups, flashy start-ups, penthouses, fast cars…these are the things Hudson Craft believes in. His app, Break Up, is known as the “Uber for break-ups.” It’s wildly successful—an
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Kindle Edition, 336 pages
Expected publication: February 2nd 2021 by St. Martin's Griffin
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Nilufer Ozmekik
Aug 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
OMG! I loved this book so much! The passion and smoking chemistry between the characters, their sassy, hot, smart banters, the high tension enemies to lovers premise stole my heart!

I couldn’t put it down. It was so much better than so many romantic comedies that I’ve lately read. There is reasonable angst parts, lots of misunderstandings, clever pranks both of MCs pull on each other. It’s emotional, funny, passionate, intriguing.

What if your worst enemy who ruined your career and stole your id
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Sheyla ✎
Sep 26, 2020 rated it it was ok


What happens when your summer hookup steals your ideas, becomes more popular than you, and then moves next to your office?

Yes, this it's exactly what happens to Annika Dev. When she finds out, she wants to hurt Hudson!

Annika believes in love and in getting a second chance. At least, she believes her new app can do it. Make Up is the app that could bring couples together. She knows it can be successful. Yet, she is in dire straights. Financially, her company is a mess. She needs an influx of
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Sheena
Sep 18, 2020 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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I just received my giveaway copy today - thanks goodreads <3 ...more
Lacey (laceybooklovers)
I'm so here for YA authors writing adult romances!!!
megs_bookrack
Sandhya Menon's Adult Romance Debut!!!



ARC received. Thank you so much, St. Martin's Press.

This is sure to be a good time!

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H Beeyit
Nov 27, 2018 marked it as to-read
Shelves: noy-02-feb
But why so far away? June Feb 2021? More than TWO YEARS' wait?

No, I refuse. This is inhumane. *tbrs it anyway*
Jules ✨
ARC provided by the publisher via Netgalley.
Leah Waters
May 14, 2020 marked it as to-read
YES! Another Sandhya Menon book!!!
Simant | Flipping Through the Pages
July 28, 2020: Received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review! Thank you!

April 30, 2020: Sandhya Menon is venturing into adult romance genre and I can't wait to see what magic she would do this time.
- Plus there is haters-to-lovers-romance
- Dating apps, rivalry

Ahh so excited!
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Mary H
Oct 10, 2018 marked it as to-read-romance
Shelves: 2020, arc-august-2020
OHMYGOSH YES PLEASE!
Vanshika Prusty
THIS IS GONNA BE SO GOOD
Ashleigh
Sep 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
*I received an e-arc from Netgalley, the author and publisher in exchange for an honest review*

Sandhya Menon is now writing adult romance under Lily Menon. Her debut adult contemporary romance was so hard to put down, and I just wanted to keep on reading. Can we say hot, but I’m not talking about the weather?! There’s such a romantic spark between the two main characters, there’s witty banter, and there’s overall fun! Just like all of Menon’s books, I got that warm, fuzzy feeling I needed.

Annika
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Shee
May 15, 2020 marked it as to-read
I will read anything this queen writes! I cannot wait. I cannot wait. I-
Sharon
May 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
Two app developers who spend one steamy night together find that their career goals couldn't be more opposed.  Annika is struggling to make her mark with an app focused on helping couples heal faltering relationships before they lose their happy-ever-after, while Hudson's app is all about offering the bluntest way to sever a relationship so no time is wasted on attempts to fix something that isn't working.  With such diverse mindsets, their connection makes little sense- but fate seems determine ...more
Rohina
I was so excited when I got to know that Sandhya Menon was diving into the world of Adult Romance. Make Up break Up started out strong. The leads, Hudson and Annika, had the chemistry and I was eager to see how it would flourish and the relationship that would build. I loved how competitive they were when it came to their business and want to succeed.
However, while it did start out strong, the momentum didn't remain steady or went up.


First off, I love all levels of enemies-to-lovers but my fav
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Amairo
Aug 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2020
I loved it. The story was well written, very interesting and hilarious. I loved the conversations between the main characters, the business part of the story, the individual stories of the characters... Also, the sex scenes were not vulgar and was written in the perfect way. I just love it way too much. Lily/Sandhya never disappoints me.
Dia
May 13, 2020 marked it as 2021-releases
Man, wish the cover could have been better

But can’t wait for it
booksneedcaffeinetoo
Sep 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites, funny, arc, romance
"My car can only fit four, so would you and Hudson mind riding together?”
“Of course not!” Hudson replied heartily, from behind Annika. How had he caught up with her so fast?
She turned to him, trying not to glare. “I can drive myself, thanks.”
“Annika,” Hudson said, sounding shocked, though his eyes were twinkling. “Think of the environment.”
She glanced at June, who shrugged, as if to say, He does have a point. “I have a hybrid,” she said, eyeing him haughtily. “The environment will be fine
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Alexandra
Aug 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
What's that quote? "Talented, brilliant, incredible, amazing, show stopping, spectacular"? Yeah, that one. That's how I feel about this book. I loved it sooo much. Let's be real though, it's a haters to lovers trope, so it had me written all over it.

This book is more lovers to enemies back to lovers, for a little bit of a switch up. This started off as two tech developers who hooked up and then realized that the core of their careers could not be more opposite. I loved the progression of this b
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TheNextGenLibrarian
Aug 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
It’s been a while since I’ve read such an amazing romcom that also had soul mixed with its heart.
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Annika Dev is a hopeless romantic, as well as a badass CEO who has started a happily ever after app company named Make Up with her BFF. Hudson Craft is her arch nemesis who just moved into her workplace down the hall. He runs Break Up: a start up company that helps people break up with their significant others the way Uber delivers food. Even though the two have a past together, their current mood
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Ahana M Rao (Heart’s Content)
*Received an ARC from the publisher in exchange for an honest review! Thank you!*
Catherine
Sep 08, 2020 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
I HAVE THE ARC AND I AM SO EXCITED TO READ THIS 💜💛
Taylor Buriedinbookland
I really loved this one. Perfect hate to love, which I'm a sucker for. I didn't care for some of the side characters but that's just me.
JoJo
May 15, 2020 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2021-releases
My favourite YA author is writing an adult romance and I'm here for it. IM SO EXCITED !!
Phyllis Eide
Mar 12, 2020 marked it as to-read
I’m gazing into my crystal ball at future me loving this book!!!
Chloe
Jul 25, 2020 rated it really liked it
*Spoiler free, 4.5 stars*

I've been looking forward to reading this book since the deal announcement. Two people, with opposing apps about relationships, and they're competing for in the same investment contest. And it's by an author whose other books I've loved. It seemed like such a fantastic enemies-to-lovers romance and I couldn't wait to read it!

Dang, seriously dang, can Menon write romance. She's amazing at YA, but she's just as amazing at romance. I completely fell in love with this book.

A
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Aishi (paperplanes_plottwists)
4.25 stars!

Make up Break Up is an enemies-to-lovers romance about these 2 characters Annika and Hudson who have 2 absolutely rival apps,that is One is Make up to help people fall in love and the other is Break Up to help people break up. Annika and Hudson also know each other from the past when they spent one entire week in the best way together. But now they are enemies and well, we all know what happens after that.

This was a breath of fresh air! It has such a badass character Annika, at the ce
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Sherry
Aug 25, 2020 rated it liked it
***Thank you to NetGalley, St. Martin's Griffin, and Lily Menon. I voluntarily read and reviewed this book. All opinions are my own.***

Enemies-to-lovers is one of my favourite tropes, so I wanted to love this book. I wish I had. Truthfully this is a lovers-to-enemies-to-lovers story. Annika and Hudson met in Vegas and had a week long tryst. They’re both app developers and met at a conference. Months later, Hudson’s app is all anyone’s talking about and Annika doesn’t even have her app released.
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Natalie - FerryGoodBooks
This book came out strong. The premise of the story and initial half of the book held so much promise and entertainment. I really loved the story of two competing app designers with opposite goals dualing to win. Annika was headstrong and determined. She wanted to succeed and her app to flourish on her own terms and refused to settle for less.

There were moments watching Hudson and Annika build a friendship from their animosity. I felt butterflies and was excited to see where this story would lea
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Laura
I received an ARC of this title from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

Annika Dev is the proud founder and CEO of Make Up, an app with the motto of "Happily Ever After, Redux". The goal is simple: help couples communicate and save their relationships. Her mortal enemy? Founder and CEO of Break Up, the self-proclaimed "Uber for breakups", and plagiarizer of ideas. AKA Hudson Craft. So who, of course, moves into the same office building as Make Up and celebrates milestones with gongs, thr
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