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Hosed

(Happy Cat #1)

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4.06  ·  Rating details ·  7,663 ratings  ·  911 reviews
The world’s sexiest firefighter is about to get a second chance with the virgin next door…

He’s bossy, arrogant, and so ridiculously hot he should come with a warning label and a pair of flame retardant coveralls.

He’s also the boy who broke my heart when we were in high school.

I want to move in next door to Ryan O’Dell the way I want to be the virgin gamer geek suddenly
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Kindle Edition, 276 pages
Published January 15th 2019
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Carol [Goodreads Addict]
Hosed is a sexy, sweet, fun, quirky, did I say sexy, rom-com by Pippa Grant and Lili Valente. I have read several of Pippa’s books and love them but this is my very first involving Lili Valente. If this is any example of what I’m in store for, there will definitely be more!

Cassie Sunderwell is, in her own words, the world’s oldest virgin code-writing nerd. She grew up in Happy Cat, Georgia with her sister, Savannah and her parents but now she lives in San Francisco doing a job she loves, writing
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Pippa Grant
Dec 17, 2018 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
Co-author's note, Release Day!!
AAAHHH!!! It's here! I'm SO excited for this fun, sweet, sexy hot romantic comedy to be out in the world spreading joy! And terrible ideas about getting pet raccoons. And awful Christmas decoration suggestions. And new games for teenagers to play.

Or maybe not that last one.

But HAPPY BOOK BIRTHDAY, HOSED!!

Co-author's note, 4 days before release:
OMG OMG OMG! It's almost here!! Ryan and Cassie and the Happy Cat crew and the factory and the raccoon... I love the racco
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Starr (AKA Starrfish) Rivers
See my notes and quote. This is one of those books that you read when you want something light and funny. Not a whole lot of brain or heart involved. I wish it was free like some of this author's other books. I might not download them in a rush to read - it's not the type of writing style or book that sinks its claws into me. Only intense passion, love, suspense, mystery, etc. can do that to me.

This was not that.

The story is simple: small town hot firefighter meets the geeky girl he always like
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⊱✿⊰ Alicia ⊱✿⊰
4 George Cooney Stars

You can't go wrong with a crazy pet raccoon, a hot fireman, a woman who manages a sex toy factory and a weirdo freak bad guy that likes sheep WAY too much!

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I really enjoyed this faced paced, laugh out loud small town romance. A great read when you need something light and a little sweet. Some of the funny scenes were a little over the top and unrealistic but still had me laughing my ass off!

I loved George Cooney's bonus epilogue at the end.

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Leila
3.5 George Cooney stars!

You know a book that starts with the sentence “a small-town firefighter unaware that a dildo is about to change his life” is going to be a fun story ;)

This was a quirky story about a small town, a firefighter, a video game programmer, a sex toy factory and a pet raccoon, named George Cooney. Really, the raccoon stole the show in every scene he was in. I even submitted to get the bonus epilogue for a funny chapter from his point of view.

I don’t really have much to say, th
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Syndi
Jun 06, 2019 rated it really liked it
Fun sweet light reading. I like this book very much. The sex toy is a fun aspect of the story. The hero is such a sweet sweet man. The heroine is free spirited. I just wish there is more steam on the steamy department.

George deserves a book of his own. Overal this is a fun read.

4 stars
Denisa
And I expected so much from this book...


Ok, all I can say is that this was a big disappointment.
The blurb sounded awesome, the reviews confirmed how great this read is, so my expectations were really high!

I guess this is what happens when you have great expectations: the chances are you'll be disappointed.


This book was BORING! It was flat, all of it. Yeah, the characters has a teeny, tiny bit of chemistry, but that was it. Both the H and the h were flat, the writing style was pretty static (I'v
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M
3.5/4 stars

What do you get when you take a shy video game programmer, one super duper hot fireman and a pet racoon that goes by the name George Clooney ---- Lots of fun and quirkiness. Golly, I giggled. This was adorable and just what I needed as a little palate refresher after so many dark reads.

Cassie returns home to Happy Cat to help her sister out. She takes over the reigns of her sister's company. She's soooo far out of her comfort zone there though. She has no clue how to run a adult toy f
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Bookgasms Book Blog
Jan 18, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: missy, shelly, audible
What do you get when you cross a scene stealing raccoon, a hot and sexy firefighter, a geeky and smart and beautiful virgin, a sex toy factory and small town, sometimes small-minded people? Shenanigans, wild and crazy shenanigans.

Such wild and crazy shenanigans that you find yourself grinning like a fool, laughing aloud at the outrageous of some of the hilarious situations Cassie and Ryan find themselves in. Seriously, I need those rules for dildo football STAT. And someone make a book with all
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Stephanie
Jun 08, 2019 rated it did not like it
Nope

It was really funny, which I liked. It was a little too ridiculous at times. I was mostly enjoying the story until Ryan said he'd had his share of great nights with great women (not exact wording but pretty close). Was that necessary? Could he not have been more discriminate with past partners, especially since he lives in a small town? Or, maybe he shouldn't have had any past partners at all. She didn't. It is almost always like this in books these days. The men have experience, and the wom
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Jacob Proffitt
May 13, 2020 marked it as unfinished
I wanted to like this but stalled out. And then I had a hard time wanting to pick it up. And then I started analyzing the characters and that turned out to be fatal. I mean, at heart, Cassie is pulling a monster "doing it for your own good" by stepping into her sister's company when her sister has told her not to bother. They've had a couple of conversations where the sister is all "nah, really, let it go, I don't care" and Cassie is all "I'll preserve it for when you come to your senses". Which ...more
Vashti
Feb 03, 2019 rated it liked it
Rom/com,really not my go for romance,but I enjoy Lili Vcalente and thought to give this a try.The romance was sweet,and the comedy part was ok,I did chuckle a few times.George Clooney,the pet raccoon stole the book for me.There seems to be potential for 2 more books about the other brothers....but as my son likes to say....We'll see....
I am thinking that rom/ com is not my thing.
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1-Click Addict Support Group
Jan 16, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Hilarious and sweet rom-com….

Put two of my favourite authors together and they came up with rom-com genius! Cassie and Ryan had history but once they got it sorted out things didn’t settle down like you might think. No, their sizzle blazed hot (thank goodness Ryan was a yummy fireman!) and was peppered with sweetness and laughter. They were both all about being real and their reality right now? Yeah, one side-splitting disaster after another… And it was more than that – as if that wasn’t enough!
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Erin
Sep 29, 2019 rated it really liked it
Just an average day for small town firefighter Ryan O' Dell and his team when they get a 911 call to douse the flames at the new sex toy factory. Townspeople hold divided loyalties over if the factory is good for the economy, or if it is welcoming pervision into their town. Holding down the fort is the owner's sister and she and Ryan have a history. Cassie Sunderwell will never forgive her high school humilation led by Ryan. A nerd and a virgin still, Cassie cannot deny that she is still attrac ...more
Anne in VA
Jan 26, 2019 rated it it was ok
I can't, I just can't! This book may be cute for some, but the crazy kookiness is so over the top it's just ridiculous--and not in a fun way. ...more
Ivy Deluca
Jan 09, 2019 rated it liked it
3.25 stars - Full review to come.
Wendy'sThoughts
Sep 10, 2020 rated it really liked it
4 I am Cheating Stars
* * * * Spoiler Free-Important Notice For The Firefighters Relief!!! Buy a copy of HOSED by Pippa Grant and Lili Valente in September. All proceeds will be donated to The California Fire Foundation, which provides critical support to surviving families of fallen firefighters, firefighters, and the communities they serve.

I love firefighter stories and have been meaning to read this for a while...My Bad, I haven't Gotten to it. BUT that is not stopping me promoting this becau
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Jodi
Dec 29, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Couldn’t even BEGIN to pick what I loved best and as I don’t want to give any spoilers, that’s probably for the best. Suffice it to say, this book was amazing. In all the ways.
Coco.V
May 30, 2019 marked it as to-read
Shelves: freebie
💞Hosed is on sale for $0.99 (regular price $3.99) on Amazon today (5/30/2019) !💞
⭐ Emerson ⭐
May 14, 2020 marked it as to-read
Shelves: own-not-read
This books sounds hilarious and it’s FREE!

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maggieandteddy
May 02, 2022 rated it really liked it
Very cute! I've been wanting to read this for so long. I listened to the audio.
Alternating POVs.
I was worried that they'd get stuck in re-hashing the past. I usually don't like that & I really don't
like it when going back to the high school years. Just move on!
They did move on.
So many cute scenes. It was fun when they saw each other- the meet cute was fun.
Cassie's texts back & forth to her sister Savannah were a great way to keep the inner monologue down & still get some thoughts and sort ou
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Jacqueline's Reads
3.5 Oh what can I say Stars

As you can see I am in the minority here on the rating. Look, 3.5 stars isn’t a bad book for me. I thought it was a good book, but there were issues I had. I felt like the romance aspect of the book was the back-burner or better yet overshadowed by the side plot and comical tone of the book. I didn’t feel like the chemistry between the main characters, but the funny dialogue saved the book for me.

The best part of the book was how funny the town was. The side characters
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Elle G. Reads
Feb 11, 2020 rated it really liked it
Release Date: January 15, 2019
Actual Rating: 4 stars

Small Town | Romantic Comedy | Interconnected Standalones

Romantic Comedies are among my favorite types of books. I love a book that will not only charm me but make me laugh out loud. In my pursuit of finding the next great romcom I stumbled upon this series by Pippa Grant and Lili Valente and all my wishes came true! This is one heck of a funny book. George Cooney stole the show, but I did love the main characters too. This book is a smal
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Ambriehl Khalil
⭐️ [3.75/5 Stars] ⭐️
Lori [semi-hiatus]
dnf ~ i don't even know

I've tried a number of romantic comedies and they never work for me. The humor is just so...cringe. I don't think I've ever laughed at any of the supposed jokes in one and this is no exception.
Maybe the cheating husband fucking a sheep would have been a better subject to explore 🤡
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Emily
Cassie agrees to help her sister, Savannah out after she finds out her husband betrayed her in a way she couldn't even put in words, well she did with a big banner but Savannah needs to leave to try to find herself again. Cassie doesn't know the first thing about running a sex toy factory, she tries her best especially since she has never even had sex before. Then she runs into the boy she hates after a highschool incident that mortified her, but firefighter Ryan O'Dell has become a man who she ...more
Kait Nolan
Jan 22, 2019 rated it it was amazing
I need 10 stars. This book is a million of my favorite tropes and every funny thought Pippa Grant and Lili Valente have ever had dumped into a blender and poured out into a book that must come with a DO NOT CONSUME BEVERAGES OR ATTEMPT TO OPERATE HEAVY MACHINERY WHILE READING label because you will be arrested for being under the influence of irrepressible snort laughter. MOAR NOW.
Clau
Dec 11, 2019 rated it liked it
This book was very weird... in the perfect way.
Cassie is a woman who came to Happy Cat (I don't know how high you have to be to name a town like that, but whatever) to help her younger sister with her business. Even when the business is a sex toy shop right in the middle of the town, and Cassie knows nothing about sex toys.
She has only been in town for two weeks when part of the factory sets on fire. And that's how she meets Ryan, a firefighter.
I really liked the pace of the story and its char
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Busy Right Meow
Sep 17, 2020 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars!

This book doesn't take itself too seriously so neither did I. The premise itself is so ridiculous that it would be hard to take it seriously even if I tried. Cassie the heroine is a virgin who has returned to her small town, Happy Cat, in Georgia to help out with her sister's sex toy factory because her sister has fled the country after catching her (now ex) husband cheating.....(with not a person). Cassie is reunited with her high school crush who has become an extremely hot firefight
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Pippa Grant is a USA Today and #1 Amazon bestselling author who writes romantic comedies that will make tears run down your leg. When she's not reading, writing or sleeping, she's being crowned employee of the month as a stay-at-home mom and housewife trying to prepare her adorable demon spawn to be productive members of society, all the while fantasizing about long walks on the beach with hot cho ...more

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