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Undercover Bromance

(Bromance Book Club #2)

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Braden Mack thinks reading romance novels makes him an expert in love, but he’ll soon discover that real life is better than fiction.

Liv Papandreas has a dream job as a sous chef at Nashville’s hottest restaurant. Too bad the celebrity chef owner is less than charming behind kitchen doors. After she catches him harassing a young hostess, she confronts him and gets fired.
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Kindle Edition, 320 pages
Expected publication: March 10th 2020 by Berkley
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    Braden Mack thinks reading romance novels makes him an expert in love, but he’ll soon discover that real life is better than fiction.

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    Nilufer Ozmekik
    Dec 16, 2019 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
    Let me hear you sing with me: ‘BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN! BOYS ARE BACK IN TOWN!”

    My favorite book club members are finally back. Good to see Gavin and Thea, having a stronger marriage but now, you gotta get ready to read Mack and Thea’s sister Liv’ story.

    I loved those boys carry their big, golden hearts behind those muscularity and muscles. When they focus on something and team up to achieve an important mission, they turned into amateurish, humorous, clumsy agents. And this time they were
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    Christy
    Feb 18, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
    Shelves: 2020-four-stars
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    Last year when I read The Bromance Book Club by Lyssa Kay Adams, I knew I had to know more about Braden Mack. I was so happy to hear that his book would be next in this series. I'm happy to say, Undercover Bromance was just as great as the first book for me.
    Not for the first time, he felt on the outs. The odd man in the group. The man who could save a hundred marriages but was doomed to never find his own happy ending.

    Braden Mack is the leader of the Bromance Book Club. He's an
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    ☽ TheBibliotheque
    Just like I anticipated, MACK's story was even better.

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    Don’t you wish toxic masculinity could just disappear? Well, The Bromance Book Club and Lyssa Kay Adams get us one step closer.

    And this time Mack is here to make us swoon. Like, swoon real hard. Because if Mack could crack open the tough cookie that was Liv, trust me, he can do anything. Even convert the masculine population to avid romance readers (if one is allowed to dream).

    This instalment of the BBC follows Mack and Liv’s story while they
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    Miranda Reads
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    Another Booktube video - this time all about the Top 10 Books of 2020 (so far) .

    Now that you know this fabulous book made the list, check out the video to see the rest!
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    "You've read too many romance novels."
    "And you haven't read enough."
    Liv Papandreas worked (past tense) at one of Nashville's hottest restaurants.

    She witnessed her boss taking advantage of a fellow worker, and Liv immediately confronted him. And is promptly kicked to the curb.
    "I always win, Olivia. Always."
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    Shelby *trains flying monkeys*
    After reading the first book in this series I needed instant gratification with a book 2. I LOVE these Romance reading book club boys. Braden Mack is the founder of this little club that of men that get in touch with their and their women's feelings by reading the romance. The porny parts are just icing on the cake.


    Braden is the typical he-man pretty boy of the group. He owns several nightclubs in Nashville and seems to be able to have all the ladies. They just don't stay with him. He is
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    I need Mack's story noWW
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    Warda
    Dec 10, 2019 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
    Mack was the best side character in the first book. I’m so glad his dramatic ass is getting his own story now.
    Chelsea
    Jan 15, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
    Was I worried about second book syndrome? Yes. Was this just as good if not better than the first? Yes! I just adore this entire concept. The Bromance Book Club won me over with its humor and take on toxic masculinity and the romance genre as a whole. Undercover Bromance tackled even more in such a tasteful way. While this still touches on the same type of story (ie dudes learning how to romance from romance books), it also addresses things like workplace harassment and sexual harassment. I love ...more
    Jessica
    After reading and LOVING The Bromance Book Club last year, I was so excited for Liv and Mack's story. Mack was so endearing in book one and I was so ready for this hate to love romance.

    When this book started, I knew we would have a more serious storyline with Liv trying to take down a boss who sexually harasses his employees. Unfortunately, though, I feel like that storyline really took over the plot and we didn't get as much connection to the romance as I wanted. Liv and Mack fight so much and
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    Kelly (and the Book Boar)
    Find all of my reviews at: http://52bookminimum.blogspot.com/

    When it comes to romance series, my reactions are pretty polarized. Either I hate number one and will not even attempt any of the rest or the author can’t write them fast enough for me. This one?????



    Man, I just love it. The entire concept of a bunch of successful hotties learning how to become relationship experts via way of . . . . .


    (You’re welcome)

    Is already a novel – nope too corny even for me fresh idea in a genre full of the
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    Corina
    Jan 03, 2020 rated it really liked it
    Shelves: banter
    This was a lot of fun, adorable, a bit cheesy and predictable, but overall a LOT of fun!! I actually enjoyed it even more than Bromance Book Club. And that’s thanks to the main couple, Liv and Mack, and an entertaining story with some amazing LOL moments.


    Undercover Bromance just showed how much I love an entertaining story, fantastic characters, and a well written book. After reading The Bromance Book Club last year, I already knew that I enjoyed the author’s writing.

    I especially like the idea
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    Mara
    Jan 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
    Shelves: ebook-owned, arc
    Toxic masculinity? Who? What? We don't know her... 4.5 stars! (Maybe 5? IDK, we'll see how it sits with me)

    If you have read CATCH AND KILL or SHE SAID in the last few months, or if you are just exhausted by the never ending cavalcade of bullshit unearthed by Me Too, this is the romance for you. I just loved how meta this book is, both with our current social moment and with the romantic suspense genre itself. This kind of meta quality won't work for everyone, but I am 100% in the tank for it.
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    Stacee
    I was borderline obsessed with Bromance Book Club and there was no way I was going to miss out on this story.

    Love love loved Liv and Mack. She’s combative and cranky. He’s charming and slick. Together there’s loads of button pushing and enough chemistry to choke someone. I loved seeing the book club and Rosie is delightful.

    Plot wise, it’s heartbreaking and empowering and so many other emotions I wasn't quite expecting. This story will ring true for so many women and the commentary in this story
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    Alexa
    Feb 06, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
    I honestly wasn’t expecting to love this book so much, but it was just so very good (and it made me tear up, which is a rarity these days with my contemporary romance reading)! I really loved Liv and Mack, and their stories, and I also loved seeing so many familiar faces again too.
    Tucker
    Dec 19, 2019 marked it as not-released-tbr  ·  review of another edition
    when you're desperately trying to get an ARC but none of the Berkley publicists are responding:
    Sahitya
    Since the moment I finished reading The Bromance Book Club, I’ve been excited to jump into the sequel but I was prepared to wait for months. Imagine my surprise when I got approved for the ARC (Berkley rarely does) and I knew I had to read it as soon as possible. And it lived up to all my expectations and then some.

    The writing in this book is as much fun as it’s predecessor was and I couldn’t put the book down at all. It’s not exactly an enemies to lovers kinda story, but more like two
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    mina reads™️
    I think the most important take away here is that The Russian got a name reveal

    I have a spoiler free vlog up if you’d like to hear some of my thoughts on this: https://youtu.be/e3NDNf5FgzU
    Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
    Omg I'm super excited

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    Wendy ⏃: ✦Cheeky Chicks Blogger✦
    ALL THE STARS!

    "Braden Mack thinks reading romance novels makes him an expert in love, but he’ll soon discover that real life is better than fiction."

    Undercover Bromance, book 2 in the Bromance Book Club series by Lyssa Kay Adams was just utter PERFECTION! I fell head over heels in laughter and love with Braden Mack in book 1, The Bromance Club, and once again Lyssa did not disappoint with this novel.

    Braden Mack is the hilariously charming bachleor among the club. He's single and ready to find
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    Brie
    Nov 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
    Shelves: 2019
    These books are such a delight. I want a million more.
    Kiki
    Nov 06, 2019 marked it as i-may-or-may-not-read-this  ·  review of another edition
    Not fully sure. Hated liv with a passion in last book. She’s a spoilt selfish brat.
    Jessica *The Lovely Books*
    Romance is hella fun. When The Bromance Book Club came out last year, I knew I found myself a new author to love and stalk..er...I mean, follow. Not like the crazy chick from Misery. Nope, not crazy like that! Adams writes a wonderful story about how there's no damn place for toxic masculinity in romancelandia. None whatsoever. I fell in love with the way that the men had a secret bookclub dedicated to romance in order to love and understand their ladies better.

    “We spend a lot of time talking
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    Jillian Doherty
    Sep 05, 2019 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
    It's hard to love a book and know a sequel is coming - but it's amazing when the second book elevates both books altogether!! wowza~ i love these stories :D

    They are witty, well developed and delivered - the threads of respecting women, and ourselves is a back bone to these fun plot lines and delicious prose.

    The second jumps in where the previous story left off; dealing with the secrets we hide that really only hold us back from being fully ourselves and/or happy.

    galley borrowed from the
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    Ginger at GReadsBooks
    Stop what you’re doing & add this book to your to be read list! If you haven’t read the first (Bromance Book Club), get on that one now. Then make sure you preorder the next. I can’t get enough of these books!

    This story follows a “romantic suspense” plot that lines up with the guys’ Bromance book club. We met Liv & Mack in the first book & now it’s their turn to take center stage. Holy banter!!! Their hate-to-love relationship was off the charts steam! I could read their witty banter
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    Zoe Stewart (yerabooknerdzoe)
    Need this in my life IMMEDIATELY
    Kari | Books For The Living
    I loved this one even more than the first and I didn’t think that would be possible. I know this technically isn’t Adams’ second book, but as it’s the second book in this series and (I think) her second full-length novel, I’ll happily say: No sophomore slump here Adams knocked it out of the park with this one. Full review to come.

    I received a free copy from the publisher exchange for an honest review.
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    Ivy Deluca
    Hiding bulk of review because it hasn't released yet but still...

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    mindful.librarian ☀️
    (free review copy) I adore this series so much And I don’t know, maybe it’s not feminist to adore these big tough guys just because they’re super enlightened and feminist themselves (is this like how we aren’t “supposed to” celebrate dads who actually PARENT their kids because that should be the norm? I do that too ) and because they use romance novels to guide their lives but given their departure from the societal norm, I DO love them. So much. They cry and have hug huddles and clean a friend ...more
    Jen Ryland
    Feb 08, 2020 added it
    Shelves: 2020-arcs
    First off, thanks to Berkley for sending this to me as part of a Goodreads giveaway. Was SO excited to get a chance to read this as I loved Bromance Book Club.

    Overall, I really enjoyed the book. The bromance between the guys is one of the best parts of these books as far too few books focus on male friendship.

    The amazing humor in this series (usually provided by the guys, but this time Liv was keeping pace) is always a high point. Liv and Mack also had some great banter. Let's just say there
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    Lubnaa (Romance Library)
    I received an ARC from NetGalley in exchange for an honest review.

    Undercover Bromance is only my second read of the new year and it's already my FIRST 5 star of 2020!! If you thought you loved Mack in The Bromance Book Club, wait until you read Undercover Bromance!! Lyssa Kay Adams is certainly doing her part in helping destroy toxic masculinity one book after the other. I wish all romance novels were like the books in this series.

    In this installment, the bros are reading a romantic suspense
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