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Miss Understanding

(Miss #1)

4.19  ·  Rating details ·  831 ratings  ·  139 reviews
Liam Davenport is the most infuriating man I’ve ever known – and he’s my boss.
Worse, he’s undeniably sexy. At least until I’m subject to one of his trademark sighs of disapproval. I’m counting the days until I can walk away from this job. But first, I need to survive the trip from hell he’s dragged me on. One entire week with his arrogant smile and my unexpected naughty th
Paperback, 342 pages
Published December 17th 2019
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Isabella. R
4 Stupid Girl Stars ⭐

I’d be lucky if I didn’t murder my boss by the end of the week. Then again, I looked terrible in orange and was certain I wouldn’t like prison. Such a shame.

Miss Understanding was the perfect afternoon read. An office romance involving a bastard boss, the ridiculously accommodating assistant and many wrong impressions, I seriously inhaled this book.

Kendall Tate is the assistant to a boss that barely acknowledges her, nor her work. She has spent the last four months wanting t
Stacey is Sassy
…meets Mr Oblivious

How frustrating would it be if the beautiful man in front of you was an absolute DOUCHEWAFFLE? I’m not talking egotistical jerk or even an arrogant manwhore type of douchewaffle... this douchewaffle is Mr Oblivious. Sure, he notices some things in his peripheral but generally, he’s absolutely oblivious to everything outside of work. Mr Oblivious is also Mr Workaholic. The beautiful man has no social life, forgets to use his manners and has very high standards when it comes to
Dilek VT
Jan 27, 2020 rated it it was ok
Here are the things that made me rate this book low:

1. For a 336-page book, it was uneventful and dragging. A romance between the boss and his assistant could always be done in 200-250 pages and this one didn’t have anything unique to necessitate that length; therefore, its length makes it a bit boring and dragging.


2. I expected a bit more humor and a better banter but couldn’t find it. It was not enough fun at all.

Book-Bosomed  blog
Jan 17, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4.5 Stars

Kendall Tate, 24, is a legal secretary with a hot-cold boss. As in he has a cold demeanor, but he’s hot to look at. Liam Davenport, 32, is determined to keep his assistant at a distance. As a workaholic, he doesn’t want anything getting in his way—like a relationship.

“Cinderella had her dress. Now I just wondered if my Prince Charming would be a dick at the ball.”

Liam starts out pretty cold and abrupt, but he grows as the story progresses (with his family background being explored/
Spoilers ahead

Kendall has only been Liam's assistant for a short time but she's dreamt up many inventive methods of torture for her boss. He's rude, unappreciative and a jerk all the time.

Liam is a workaholic, a successful lawyer determined to make partner at his law firm. With his attraction to Kendall he keeps things strictly professional by keeping her at arms length. While in the middle of a big case his mom calls with the shocking news that his estranged father had died. As Liam returns to
Kelly Green
At this time I have read this book twice.... and both times it had me feeling it all! This is kind of an enemies-to-lovers story, but really that is only because Liam is trying his hardest to make Kendall hate him so that there is no temptation! He is a jerk of the century boss. The kind that no one would want to work for. But then when they finally get together...... H-O-T! This book had me laughing.... I there was no major ugly cry involved this time.... but there were some tears in my eyes (b ...more
Dec 27, 2019 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars!

What a great start to a new series! When I heard that Aubrey Bondurant was coming out with a new series, with the first being enemies-to-lovers/office romance (two of my favorites!), I couldn't wait to get my hands on it. As with all of Aubrey's books, the story sucked me in and I had a really hard time putting my kindle down. Liam is an attorney who has his mind set on making partner at his firm and lets just say, isn't so nice to his assistant, Kendell. Kendell was making do with the
Feb 23, 2021 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Rhonda Ziglar
Dec 30, 2019 rated it it was amazing
5 ALL THE FEELS STARS!! This book is PERFECTION!! The feels in Liam and Kendall story is off the charts. Their story had me, laughing, crying, mad, sad and kept me flipping pages. This author words are like watching a movies, clear and precise, there is nothing missing. The characters are so likeable, even when they are jerks like Liam at times. This is a must read.....grab it now.
Tianna✸loves books✸
Good start.
Boss from hell and his snarky assistant.
It was funny how they bantered. Beginning was interesting.
After sometime things got lull.

I felt that the behavior of the MCs were little ott especially the h. Like how her professional behavior suddenly turned into attitude and snarkiness. How she called him dick.
Her attitude with the H was like she was working with a problem child. She ignored his insults and would again be cool with it, like it doesn’t matter. Her making him stay in a house
Mar 18, 2020 rated it liked it
This had some seriously good banter in the beginning but alas, the fatal flaw was yet another "super soft" dude in the end. ...more
Dec 23, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Miss Understanding is the amazing start to a new series by Aubrey Bondurant. I am absolutely in love with it! Liam is the perfect pain in the ass boss for Kendall. But he is hiding a lot under that asshole exterior. Will Kendall be able to reach the real Liam? An absolute must read.
Red Cheeks Reads
Jan 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing

I’m a huge fan of the super talented Aubrey Bondurant, and I’ve read everything she has written. She gets better with each book, which is truly saying something since every book has been fantastic. Her writing style is best described as adult contemporary erotic romantic comedy—smutty chick-lit—but whatever anyone calls it, make no mistake, readers will be treated to an engaging, smart and witty story. She writes the kind of romances that just pull the reader right in with a sexy love
Lori R.
Jan 04, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Loved Liam & Kendall!!

I absolutely loved this! Enemies to lovers is one of favorite tropes, and then add office romance into the mix? Yes, please!!

Kendall is the perfect heroine. She’s strong and confident and sassy and knows how to hold her own...and surprisingly hold her tongue, when really, she’d love nothing more than to tell Mr. Sexy Pants boss man where to shove it. grumpy, so uptight, so...bossy. And anti-relationship and cold and sometimes rude and seemingly heartless.

I was
Oct 12, 2020 added it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: dnf
Dnf at 44%
I enjoy reading office romance but this one was a bit dragging
Jillian Kerr
Dec 27, 2019 rated it really liked it
Miss Understanding is a hot, fun, sexy office read! Kendall and Liam drew me in right from the start, I read this book in one sitting! The writing was strong and I like the character development and depth of their history. For me the actual story line/plot was familiar and a little predictable. It did not take away from the writing or my love for these characters!!
Donna Jones
Dec 24, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Wow watching Aubrey learn her craft and get better with each book leaves me feeling like a proud mum. This is her best book to date. it is amazingly written and I simply could not put it down. Liam is a cold and infuriating boss but is he as unfeeling as he appears?. Kendall is pretty kickass and his legal secretary. I loved the banter between these two the writing was just superb. The emotions were delicately written but packed a punch. The sexy time is off the charts but also written in a way ...more
Jan 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
MISS UNDERSTANDING is an example of the kind of romance books I love to read. There’s a credible storyline, the plotting and pacing is spot on, there’s humour peppered throughout, I like the main characters and I think they make a great couple.

Liam Davenport and Kendall Tate are both strong and hard-working individuals. Their underlying vulnerabilities made for complex characters that I was interested in reading about. They often butt heads, making for some very funny scenes, but what I loved ab
Fantasy Land Romance Reader
Apr 07, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2020-ku-read

*First time reading author

Miss Understanding starts out as a funny cute story that turns into an interesting, romantic and seriously romantic story. Aubrey brings a real story to life and takes you on the journey of discovery between these two characters that are boss and assistant.

Liam and Kendall are not a normal love couple. These two do not get along at all, Kendall absolutely hates him and Liam tries everything he can to stop his attraction towards Kendall. But when Liam's father dies and
Feb 16, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: law-police, review
This was a well written book about office romance. It was just. Little boring from my perspective. The main conflict being his level of work priority and her need to be in a relationship. She wanted to not be all demanding but was anyway. The hero at least had some growth in the book having learned that his priorities were determined because of his childhood of never being good enough.

The constant reference to little house on the prairie was weird I barely remember the show. I know it’s relatin
Erin Lewis
Jan 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
5 star Review Miss Understanding (Miss Series #1) by Aubrey Bondurant
Aubrey Bondurant is a relatively new author to me I am so glad I found her. This is the first book in her new series and if this one is anything to go by, she is off to a flying start.
Liam Davenport frustrated me so much at times with his jerk like behaviour. He is arrogant and totally in control, until Kendall Tate barrels in to his life. He is determined to ignore the attraction that sizzles between him and his assistant a
Amazeballs Book Addicts
Jan 09, 2020 rated it it was amazing
First I want to say I am a big fan of this author and was super excited to get my hands on this gem. And Ms. Bondurant did not disappoint with Liam and Kendall. I could not put this book down once I started it. I just loved how their story unfolded and the flow in which it was written. I totally fell head over heels for Liam even when he was being a jacka$$. I was still rooting for these two. I honestly can say I will be rereading this one again. Definitely recommend. Can't wait to see what is n ...more
Jamie Lee Zonneveld
Jan 08, 2020 rated it really liked it
Miss Understanding is the first book in a new series by Aubrey Bondurant. The Miss series.

Miss Understanding is about Kendall who works for the most infuriating man she has ever known. Liam Davenport is also very sexy. Kendall can't wait until she can quit, but first she has to spent a week on a trip with him.

This book was well written. I really liked the story and the characters. Liam and Kendall belong together. Can't wait for the next book.
Rina's Reads
Jan 02, 2020 rated it really liked it
Their chemistry was undeniable, their banter hilarious, and once they succumbed to their desires - it was passionate, desperate and fiery.

I really didn't like Liam in the beginning. He was cold, calculated and definitely in the "bosshole" category.

Kendall, on the other hand was caring, considerate and very 'understanding'.
Seeing the change happening- not only in their relationship- but also in Liam, was fascinating.
I didn't want to put it down!

I am super excited to read more in this series. Thi
Anne Flammang spencer
Jan 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
If you are looking for a book to get you out of a book slump look no further! When I started this book I had a lot going on in my life. I wanted a book to give me an escape. This book did that plus a whole lot more. I have been an avid reader of Aubrey's for sometime. I have to tell you I might have a new favorite book. Kendall's heart is so big and putting others before herself. Liam coming across as a jerk when in fact he is just a little broken. The back and forth between these two along with ...more
kristy ☻
Apr 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: fivestars
you know the book is good when you have to force yourself to put it down and finally go to bed when your parents are leaving for work
Jennifer Pierson
Jan 10, 2020 rated it it was amazing
It's been a cool minute since I visited Aubrey Bondurant's brilliant world, but I'm so glad I'm back with it, because Miss Understanding was AMAZING! In fact, it was such an awesome experience that I will be reading it again in the very near future. Yeah, I know readers say that all the time, but I'm being serious for real! This story is about that whole enemies to lovers in an office romance setting, and I seem to have a weakness for this type of story. I'm not saying that I didn't absolutely D ...more
Anita _booktoread
Jan 09, 2020 rated it really liked it
3.5 ⭐️

I dived into this hoping to love it as much as the blurb. But there were parts of the story and the characters that frustrated me.
The story starts off great, we meet Kendall, she is Liam’s secretary and he’s a complete jerk. Totally cold and standoffish, his only focus is work and he’s not prepared to give the gorgeous lady an extra second of his time. That is until she stands up to him and he truly looks at her. I mean he has to blink to clear the work focus fog that he has kept himself i
Dec 28, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What an absolutely brilliant love story .
The characters of Liam & Kendall grabbed my heart and held it in a warm hug from the beginning of the story right the way to the very end .

Liam has always thought that to be worthy he always had to do better and better in everything he did . His work took over his life , his goal was to reach the top and then push even higher .......then , along came Kendall.

Kendall had to put her dreams on hold , her family needed her . She works as a legal Secretary by
Erin Lewis
Jan 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
5 star Review Miss Understanding (Miss Series #1) by Aubrey Bondurant

Aubrey Bondurant is a relatively new author to me I am so glad I found her. This is the first book in her new series and if this one is anything to go by, she is off to a flying start.

Liam Davenport frustrated me so much at times with his jerk like behaviour. He is arrogant and totally in control, until Kendall Tate barrels in to his life. He is determined to ignore the attraction that sizzles between him and his assistant an
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