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The Boyfriend Experience

(The Boyfriend Experience #1)

4.39  ·  Rating details ·  477 ratings  ·  232 reviews
He’s the total package.


Eric Miller isn’t looking for a long term relationship. And he definitely isn’t thrilled when a friend signs him up for The Boyfriend Experience app behind his back. It’s not like he has a problem getting women on his own. But when he gets a notification that someone is in need of his... services, he’s intrigued enough to check out her profil
Kindle Edition, 1st edition, 158 pages
Published March 19th 2019 by CP Publishing
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Jenny••Steamy Reads Blog••
Here it is, short and simple.....

If I ever got to participate in a Boyfriend Experience, I'd pray to god I got an Eric Miller.

I totally loved Eric and Evie. I totally recommend this one to you, I dare you to experience it❤❤

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Sissy's Romance Book Review
THE BOYFRIEND EXPERIENCE by Carly Phillips & Erika Wilde is book One in The Boyfriend Experience Series. This is the story of Evie Bennett and Eric Miller.
Evie is tired of the talk about her ex who cheated on her and the long faces about her dating life. So when friends points her toward the Boyfriend Experience app to use to get a temp boyfriend to take to a family event to avoid the talk that would happen if she came alone. Eric who doesn't have issues with getting women but he does feel
***5 ‘I Want to Kiss You’ Stars***

If you’re looking for a fun, flirty, smexy read with a lot of heart, minimal drama and some great characters thrown into the mix, then this one is a must read. I was just going to take a peek at the first chapter or so...yeah, about 2 hrs later and I’m here writing up a review because I couldn’t put it down (I should have because of that #workthing...but) and really wish there were more words to read.

I adored Evie and Eric. Evie is the kind of person you’d wan
Mar 23, 2019 rated it really liked it
***ARC Provided by the Authors***

I am not always a fan of books where one of the characters is keeping something major from the other, but in this case it worked and I enjoyed it. I loved that Eric was helping Evie out not because he really was an escort on the app, but because he liked her and genuinely wanted to help her out.

It also helps make their chemistry more believable, I think, to know that he's not really an escort, but rather someone who is with her because he wants to be. The evoluti
Mar 13, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is my first review by both Carly Phillips & Erika Wilde together! I appreciate the ARC & have been looking forward to reading this since signing up!

Evie's relationship, or lack of, is the talk of the salon. Her two-timing asshole of an ex, was the worst. After such bad experience in the dating department, she is lost. So her good friends set her up, as in on an app. Temporary boyfriend for hire..sounds about right, nothing can go wrong at her family-reunion now!

Eric just wants to ha
Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

Wow, seriously, wow! I am so in love with The Boyfriend Experience by Carly Phillips and Erika Wilde! This is exactly what I look for in a romance; it was cheeky fun, panty melting sexy, a hint of conflict to keep things interesting, and so much smoldering sensuality.

Successful business owner Evie Bennett needs a boyfriend for a family reunion so when one of her clients recommends The Boyfriend Experience she’s a bit hesitant until she comes upon Eric Miller’s profile. She doesn’t know Eric’s fr
Mar 22, 2019 rated it liked it
After reading and enjoying Erika Wilde’s Tall, Dark, and Tempting, I was left curious about The Boyfriend Experience. We were introduced to the male lead, and I was left wanting more. Moreover, I have previously enjoyed work that came from Carly Phillips and Erika Wilde working together, so I had high hopes.

In truth, The Boyfriend Experience is more of a three-point-five-star rating. It was fun, it had me turning the pages, it put a smile on my face, and I happily devoured it. However, I feel as
Mar 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance
Evie recently broke up with her boyfriend when she found out the she was in fact the other woman. Unlucky in love and headed to her families Fourth of July get together she hates that she will have to once again explain why she is single. Her parents aren't the problem but other family members make it hard for her to just be happy. When a friend tells her about a boyfriend app that is in the Beta testing stage she asks her if she can help her become one of the first testers. Getting approved for ...more
Mary Mooney
Mar 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads, so here is my review.
Evie Bennett needs a boyfriend and quick. Since her last boyfriend turned out to be a dud, she needs someone to pretend to be her boyfriend for a family weekend. And that is all she is looking for. When her friend suggest an app to find a pretend boyfriend, Evie thinks it sounds like the perfect idea.
Eric Miller isn't looking for a girlfriend or a long term relationship. He is not that type of guy. When
Erin Lewis
Mar 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
5 star review The Boyfriend Experience (The Boyfriend Experience #1) by Carly Phillips and Erika Wilde

Eric Miller isn’t looking for a long term relationship, in fact he doesn’t believe in them at all thanks to his past. He is a firm believer in the love them and leave them philosophy.

Evie Bennett is in dire need of a boyfriend to accompany her to her family reunion. Evie is a feisty and independent woman who I loved. She just cannot stand the thought of attending the reunion on her own after sh
Jodi Bird (Ruby Red Romance Review)
5 STAR Review by Jodi for Ruby Red Romance Review

This story was everything and I wanted and so, so much more. Evie was such an amazing woman. I loved her strength and her determination. She had a crap time finding a man to love her for her. I don't get why she had such bad luck. She's amazing, but now she needs to find someone to take to a family reunion. Her friends recommend the app, Boyfriend Experience.

Eric doesn't do relationships. Things from his past have made him believe they aren't poss
Anna Valsa
Mar 21, 2019 rated it really liked it
Very good story, emotional, fanny and sexy .I just wish there was more time for the couple to know each other. Two weeks is a very sort time to develop such strong feelings like love.
The best part of the book?
Melissa B
Oh my lawd..... Carly and Erika definitely gave us one helluva experience with this sexy, funny, swoon-worthy read that had me enamoured with the storyline and charmed by the characters! This is hands down my favorite book from these two incredible authors. If you love fake boyfriend reads as much as I do, then I highly recommend grabbing this book and diving into this captivating read!
Debbie Watson
Mar 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Absolutely terrific! When these two authors collaborate you know it’s going to be great! Eric and Evie’s book doesn’t disappoint it has it all, heat, laughs and happily ever after.
Dani (Dani Reviews Things & Love in a time of Feminism)
I’m a big fan of the fake relationship trope, so I jumped at the chance to read The Boyfriend Experience. The story centres around Evie and Eric, the former needing a boyfriend to accompany her to a family reunion so as to ward off pitying looks from her family after a recent breakup.

This was a very light-touch romance, perfect for a mental diversion. While heavy topics were introduced, including bullying and the loss of family, it didn’t sink down into the darker feelings too much. I particular
Mar 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This was so fun, and sweet, and sexy. I really loved it. 4.5 Stars.

Evie Bennett, was cheated on, and broke up with her boyfriend. Again. Why does this keep happening to her? How can she have the worst taste in men ever?? And now, to avoid going to a family reunion single, yet again, she might be making another mistake, by hiring a fake boyfriend from a new app called the Boyfriend Experience. Evie is a hairdresser, and co-owner of her own salon. One of her clients offered up the idea to use the
Kay Daniels (Kay Daniels Romance)
I enjoyed each book in the Tall, Dark and Sexy series written solely by Erika Wilke. Each one is a standalone, but even better when they are read together, especially when leading into this new series.  The final book in the Tall, Dark and Sexy series ended with Dylan (the inventor of the Boyfriend Experience app) adding Eric Miller to the beta pool, unbeknownst to Eric himself, thus kicking off this fantastic book. Again, you don't need to read the other books, but why not because they are also ...more
Avidez Literaria
Mar 19, 2019 rated it liked it
“As pretend boyfriend material, the man was good. Really good.”

Evie needs a boyfriend. Immediately. With the holiday approaching, and her family annual vacations tradition, she can not show up single again. Enduring the looks of pity and condescending words is more than she can handle at the moment. The truth is that she has no luck in love, and does not know how to choose her boyfriends well. Not recognizing the warning signs and getting cheated on is her signature.
Unless a boyfriend materializ
Valeen Robertson (Live Thru Books Blog)

When Evie needs a date to her family's Fourth of July weekend, her friend tells her about the new Boyfriend Experience app. Eric is less than thrilled when a notification from the Boyfriend Experience appears on his phone, considering he didn't even realize the app had been installed on his phone. And he's even less thrilled when he finds out his friend Dylan was behind the little prank. But somehow he's convinced to show up to their first meeting, and cannot believe his eyes (and his luck) when
Samantha Ortegon (Books, Wine & Time)
I'm already a fan of this writing duo. Carly Phillips and Erika Wilde have not steered me wrong when it comes to tall, dark, and handsome men. I was so excited to read a fake relationship romance. I found The Boyfriend Experience to be not only sweet but sexy in an "I'm rooting for this couple" type of way. I wanted them together whether they were side by side holding hands or passionately in bed.

I found Evie Bennet to be that person that wears her heart on her sleeve, there for everyone, and s
Ruthie Taylor
Mar 19, 2019 rated it really liked it
~~I received a free copy of this book to read and review for Wicked Reads ~~

This is the first in a new series, and should be a lot of fun if this story is anything to go by!

Eric Miller's friends sign him up as a beta tester for their new hire a boyfriend app - and they even agree on his behalf for him to go on a coffee 'date'. He is not impressed at all, but good manners mean he goes to the meeting.

Evie is a really lovely person, and having been persuaded to think about hiring someone for a we
Mar 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Carly Phillips and Erika Wilde have once again made book magic with The Boyfriend Experience. I honestly wanted to start reading this book all over again as soon as I finished reading it the first time.

If readers have read Erika Wilde's Tall, Dark, and Sexy series of books, Eric Miller is friends with the Stone brothers in that series and was added to beta pool of boyfriends in the Boyfriend Experience App by the creator Dylan Stone as a bit of a joke. The fact that Dylan never told Eric only ma
Jackie Wright
Mar 15, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Where do I start and what can I say about this amazing read, it may have been a quick read but it certainly wasn’t lacking in plot or adorable characters. One of the things I loved most about this book was the authors wernt afraid to give us characters that were quirky and that had hang ups and for me that made them feel real somehow.
Eric Miller doesn’t do long term relationships he is a love them and leave them type of guy, well that was until he met Evie Bennett.
Evie Bennett needs a man she n
Mar 14, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Eric Miller is a man who doesn't do relationships. Things from his past have made him a believer that relationships don't work. Evie Bennett is an independent woman who always picks the wrong guy, as proven once again by her cheating ex-boyfriend.

Evie is in a bind. She has a family reunion coming up. If she goes alone, she will have to contend with pity glances and sarcastic remarks from her cousin, who just happens to be engaged to one of Evie's ex-boyfriends. Her co-workers suggest she check o
Sofia Lazaridou
Mar 20, 2019 rated it it was amazing
The Boyfriend Experience is the first book in brand new series from one of my favorite writing duos aka Carly Phillips and Erika Wilde. I don't remember if we had seen Eric in the Book Boyfriend series (I am 99% I am mentioning the correct name), but we see some of the characters in this one. I love books where characters we are already familiar with appear. It gives a warmth to the story I read. Of course, sometimes I hate these characters and things go sour. In this case, it worked very well a ...more
Mar 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Supportive and loving families can be a blessing and a curse. Evie doesn’t want to explain why she broke up with her last boyfriend at her families upcoming family reunion. Evie is asked to help beta test the new app “The Boyfriend Experience” for her friend. She figures it would be easier than going to the reunion alone. Eric doesn’t realize his friend has not only downloaded the app to his phone, he also creates a profile in the app. Evie picks him to be her “boyfriend” and Eric agrees after m ...more
Pennie Morgan
Mar 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Oh how much did I enjoy this one? So, so much! Evie has the worst luck with men. Seriously, those she has been with seem to be cheaters and the latest turned out to have a fiance and was stringing her along. Now she has a family reunion coming up and doesn't want to go alone and one of her clients recommends her brother-in-law's new app, The Boyfriend Experience. After a couple glasses of wine for fortitude she downloads the app and finds the perfect match, Eric. The only problem is that Eric di ...more
4,5 stars

I love a good fake boyfriend story and this was so good.
Eric and Evie had so much chemistry from the beginning of this book you just knew when they ended up together it would be hot and explosive. They were both people that you just felt like was easy to connect with and they had so much humor and love to share.

I always feel like the characters I read about is real people and that I know them. Eric and Evie is someone I would no doubt feel comfortable with and the would always lift t
Mar 17, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I loved this book that was cute, fun, sweet and steamy. I thought Evie and Eric ere perfect together. These two generated so many sparks. Evie was a character that was easy to connect with. Spunky and sweet, she seemed like a close friend, or the friend you always wanted to have. Eric was a charming, commitment shy and had some heavy baggage. It did not take long for me to be 100% in this couple's corner. A swoon worthy romance that will make you just feel happy. I thought it was fantastic! This ...more
Reckless Readers
Mar 19, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This was a fun book to read and Evie and her parents were delightful. Eric seemed the serious type but the instant they met, the fireworks went off for both of them. The storyline did not have a lot of drama, yet enough to have a great storyline. Reading The Boyfriend Experience, reminded me that are different ways to find our match in life, whether by conventional means or not. Carly Phillips and Erika Wilde have written a good modern day romance that left me smiling.

**Review by Kathy Dunn**
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Carly Phillips gives her readers Alphalicious heroes to swoon for and romance to set your heart on fire, and she loves everything about writing romance . She married her college sweetheart and lives in Purchase, NY along with her three crazy dogs: two wheaten terriers and a mutant Havanese, who are featured on her Facebook and Instagram. She has raised two incredible daughters who put up with havi ...more