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The Boyfriend Experience

(The Boyfriend Experience #1)

4.10  ·  Rating details ·  2,203 ratings  ·  393 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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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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Dilushani Jayalath
Mar 31, 2020 rated it liked it
Got what I was looking for at this time. Are my standards too high or these kind of men are not exactly what I say gentlemanly? Yes. Eric was really nice and not a complete ass to advice but it does not mean he’s an “amazing book boyfriend”. Honestly I feel like the standard of being a human itself is quite low that we have put faith in people that are slightly kind even. Just me being cynical, so don’t let this stop you from reading this book. As far as romcom goes this is a solid and quick rea ...more
Jan 13, 2020 marked it as to-read
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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 the
***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 w
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 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 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 hang out w
Mar 22, 2019 rated it really liked it
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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
Melissa  ❤️ bookaddict_fanatic
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!
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?
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.
Oct 14, 2020 rated it did not like it
I was so bored that it took me forever to read it! But I'm curious about how it ended between the b*tch cousin a her ex, it shouldn't have been pretty! ...more
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
DNF at 20% - No star rating
This is just not my cup of tea. I thought there’d be some depth when we met his mother and learned of his sister’s death. Like, maybe his Rico Suavé act was just a front? But, nope. His cheesy lines are barftastic. His innuendo isn’t sexy, it’s 12 year old boy material. I can already tell this is going to be way too explicit. They haven’t even kissed yet, and I’m already being informed of boners and throbbing. It’s actually kind of silly. I quit.
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
J.E. Benoit
Mar 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
“I thought it would be fun and nothing serious . . . but I never counted on you getting under my skin, Evie.”

Evie Bennett thinks her friends are crazy when they suggest she try out a new boyfriend-for-hire app to find a date for her upcoming family reunion. But she hates the idea of showing up solo and hiring a stranger to accompany her to her family event sounds less painful than having to explain to everyone that she was recently dumped. Eric Miller has never done relationships but has nev
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
Mar 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
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
3.5 stars, rounding up

This was a quick, sweet (and sexy) book. Evie and Eric are really likable protagonists with instant chemistry. I totally bought their bond, even though it happened fast. Evie is an empath and feels everything very deeply, the good and the bad. She grew up with a loving, close family (minus her evil cousin who bullied her). Eric is a truly nice guy who doesn’t treat women poorly even though he’s never had a real girlfriend. Eric is firmly against relationships after losing
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
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NY Times, Wall Street Journal, and USA Today Bestseller, Carly Phillips gives her readers Alphalicious heroes to swoon for and romance to set your heart on fire. 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. The author of 50 romance novels, she has raised two ...more

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