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Crazy Stupid Bromance

(Bromance Book Club #3)

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3.94  ·  Rating details ·  12,791 ratings  ·  2,374 reviews
Alexis Carlisle and her cat café, ToeBeans, have shot to fame after she came forward as a victim of a celebrity chef’s sexual harassment. When a new customer approaches to confide in her, the last thing Alexis expects is for the woman to claim they’re sisters. Unsure what to do, Alexis turns to the only man she trusts—her best friend, Noah Logan.

Computer genius Noah left
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Paperback, 342 pages
Published October 27th 2020 by Berkley
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Deanna The first book was great. The second was okay. I'm struggling to finish the third. So I would definitely say it goes downhill.

You could definitely rea…more
The first book was great. The second was okay. I'm struggling to finish the third. So I would definitely say it goes downhill.

You could definitely read the first as a standalone. It's a full story. Then the second takes two minor-ish characters from that as the protagonists for the second. Then two minor characters from that are the protagonists for the third. Then one character is the male protagonist for the 4th.(less)
Alice I would take the other side. I recommend starting with the first book or even just the previous book because there's a lot of characters nad back stor…moreI would take the other side. I recommend starting with the first book or even just the previous book because there's a lot of characters nad back stories the author assumes you already know.(less)

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Hailey (Hailey in Bookland)
I have pretty “it’s complicated” feelings on this one. I didn’t love it, but I didn’t not like it either. Similarly to the other books I have a lot I love about them but I always have a couple issues too. With this one it wasn’t as in your face as the others with moralizing, but it got a little too corny for my liking at times, that’s just personal preference. I’m a big fan of friends to lovers so that was a plus, but I didn’t like how when we got to the lovers portion there was a solid 50 pages ...more
Nilufer Ozmekik
Jun 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Yayy!!! My favorite bookish charming wolf pack is back! They are back in town with another funny, swoon, sweet, entertaining journey!
What we have in our menu:

Noah: A nerd, emotional, smart, caring, lovable hero we may easily empathize with.

Finally good hearted, sexual assault survivor sweet, likable heroine Alexis( my main problem about the first two books was my unbearable urge to punch the annoying heroines against their faces and punish them for acting like obnoxious brats and treating those
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Miranda Reads
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Alexis Carlisle, owner of the cat café, ToeBeans, and longtime friend, Noah, have been circling each other for...pretty much forever.

Alexis shot to fame last year when she added her #metoo voice against a celebrity chef - and since then business has been booming.

Women from all over are coming in to share their stories, join in a safe-space yoga class and so on.

Alexis approaches one particularly forlorn woman and is hit with a surprise of a lifetime. Her dad is dying.

Thirty years without a
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Warda
Mar 12, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4.5 🌟

It’s clear from this book that the friends-to-lovers trope is the superior trope.

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Preordered!

Friends-to-lovers trope?
More Bromance Book Club meet-ups?

Can this never end, I beg you!
✨ A ✨
Lyssa Kay Adams served us in this one. It had everything I was expecting. Humour and tenderness, swoonworthy scenes as well as parts that had me choked up. The day LKA announces the end of this series will be a dark day indeed.



Alexis shot to fame when she came forward as a victim of a celebrity chef's sexual harassment. Her cat cafe has since become a safe haven for other women. Her life is once again changed when a woman comes to her cafe claiming to be her sister.

Noah, computer genius and fo
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jessica
Nov 04, 2020 rated it liked it
this is a super cute, easy breezy story. its very much consistent with the previous two books of the series, so readers should know exactly what they are gonna get when the pick this up.

i was really excited for a ‘friends to lovers’ story. its one of my fave tropes because it so realistic. and for me, the best part of a friends to lovers story is the buildup, the tension, the chemistry. and so much of that is missing from this story. i wanted to see more of alexis and noah interacting as friend
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Chelsea (chelseadolling reads)
While I didn't dislike this book, I have to admit that I did find it to be just a smidge underwhelming? I had a pleasant enough time working my way through it, but neither this one nor the previous installment have really lived up to how much I loved the first book and I'm pretty bummed about it, tbh. I will still 100% be reading the next book in the series though because I am SO interested in the character that it is going to follow, so hopefully that one will work better for me! TL;DR: this wa ...more
Kaceey
Loved, loved, loved it!!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
By far the best of the series!

Welcome to book three of the Bromance series. A successful group of men (including professional athletes and singers to name a few) get together at their own book club to read and discuss romance novels. (Quite a twist from your normal man-cave, right?) The ultimate goal being to keep their relationships with their wives/girlfriends strong and healthy.

The primary focus of this latest addition is on Noah and Alexis. These two have
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Susanne  Strong
Let’s hear it for the Best Bromance Book of the Bunch: “Crazy Stupid Bromance!”

This novel is filled with hysterical laughter, friendship, love and lots of swoonworthy moments sure to make you smile.
What makes “Crazy Stupid Bromance” better than its predecessors “The Bromance Book Club” and “Undercover Bromance” is that it feels like real life and is a book you can totally immerse yourself in.

Here we have Alexis Carlisle, owner of the ToeBeans cafe whose life has taken quite the turn since we
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mina reads™️
Feb 08, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: contemporary, romance
check out my vlog for more thoughts if you’re interested https://youtu.be/8NtUPX_koyY



3.5 stars

This friends to lovers romance between alexis and noah was absolutely adorable I genuinely loved them together so much and I think the author did a really brillant job of convincing me of the depth of their friendship and their romantic chemistry (even though the friendship portions don't get much page time). This book also improved upon some of the elements that I felt were sorely missed in the second
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peachygirl
Aug 08, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: read-in-2020
I need a few hours to process how beautiful and wholesome this book was.
And my BBC boys!😍😍🥺

RTC
Arini ~ Miss Casually Reading
Standalone Series

#1 The Bromance Book Club — 4.5 Stars
#2 Undercover Bromance — 3 Stars
#3 Crazy Stupid Bromance — 3.5 Stars

OMG NOAH LOGAN!!!

I repeat . . . NOAH . . . LOGAN .

I’m freaking out because that’s like TWO of my favorite male names combined together.

Give that to a ruggedly bearded handsome face; two beautiful eyes behind a pair of nerdy glasses; a great—geeky shirt, black leather jacket wearing—body, and a computer genius brain . . . I’M A GONER.



🚨 I suddenly can’t tell what
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Elena
Aug 28, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: 2020
i’m a little upset i didn’t enjoy this one as much as the other two. i completely LOVED the first and second book, and i really fell for noah the moment he was described as wearing a black leather jacket. and then he was described as a computer hacker with glasses and wearing a pokemon shirt. i was SOLD. my expectations were high. my biggest issue is that i felt like i didn’t meet noah and alexis enough as individuals and as a couple. nonetheless it was a quick and fun read. sweet, corny, and cu ...more
Gabby
Nah. So boring 😭 and I wasn’t a fan of the family drama, it just made me really upset and uncomfortable.
Christy
Sep 30, 2020 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2020-four-stars
4 stars

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So, the heroine of this book owns a cat cafe, and it's a friends to lovers romance... I just knew this would be a great read. And it was! I've enjoyed all the 'Bromance Book Club' books and this was no exception. Noah and Alexis story was fantastic.

Alexis is a cafe owner and a sexual assault survivor. She uses her cafe to help other survivors, and though she's worked hard to move on from her assault, she's not really dated. She has a best friend named Noah that is a computer whiz. I
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EmBibliophile
Nov 06, 2020 rated it liked it
Shelves: 3-stars
3.5 stars

I needed the cuteness and the silliness that only those dorks could provide!

This was really sweet and adorable. It didn’t have the same magic as the first book, but it was definitely better than the second one. The whole series is such a fun time. It’s simple and kinda basic, but still so enjoyable and cute. The guys in the bromance book club are just so freakin hilarious? They might be the main reason I’m still reading this series. Regarding the romance, it’s cute, but I felt like ther
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Samantha
Nov 19, 2020 rated it really liked it
TW: death of a parent; rape survivor (no description of assault on page); sick parent

This is the kind of friends to lovers story I like. The characters in this have been friends only for a year or so, and as adults, with it always feeling like the timing isn’t right. And it’s obvious they love each other to everyone but them. I really liked their dynamic. I felt they learned from each other, were supportive of each other, and complimented each other well.

This book returned to a lot of the thing
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Tucker  (TuckerTheReader)
Feb 06, 2020 rated it really liked it

I only vaguely remember this book so this review is going to be of iffy quality...but really... all of mine are so it's okay.

So, what's this book about?
Alexis Carlisle and her cat café, ToeBeans, have shot to fame after she came forward as a victim of a celebrity chef’s sexual harassment. When a new customer approaches to confide in her, the last thing Alexis expects is for the woman to claim they’re sisters. Unsure what to do, Alexis turns to the only man she trusts—her best friend, Noah Lo
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Mara
Aug 16, 2020 rated it really liked it
This was so close to being a 4.5 or 5 star book, because the actual romance bit of this book was one of my favorite friends-to-lovers stories I've ever read. I really loved the way most of that relationship unfolded and I LOVED how Noah & Alexis developed their feelings & intimacy together. The struggle I have with this book is that it also has an external family conflict that I think was just too angsty for my tastes and even beyond the angst factor, I just don't think the plot had enough room ...more
Corina
3.5 stars


I rarely listen to romance audiobooks, and I’m asking myself why, because this one was almost a nonstop listen for me. Thanks to a fabulous narration, and a sexy voice – the audiobook was pure pleasure to listen to, and the sex scenes were YUMMY!!!!

Overall, the novel was a solid addition to the series. And anyone loving the Friends to Lovers trope will enjoy Noah and Alexis love story. It was palpable how well they knew and respected each other. Also, their chemistry was on point and m
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Brenda ~Traveling Sisters Book Reviews
Oh my, hot, steamy Diggity slap!! My eyes were rolling, and they got quite the workout while reading this one!

Crazy Stupid Bromance is the third book in the Bromance Book Club and here it's all about Alexis and Noah and their heartwarming relationship. Alexis is settling into a quieter life after the events in the second book with her best friend Noah when she learns she has a sister, and her birth father needs a transplant. Feeling vulnerable, she leans on her friendship with Noah, and he trea
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Jayme
Oct 30, 2020 rated it really liked it
So, I do feel a bit misled!!

I loved “The Bromance Book Club” a fresh premise where a group of male friends secretly got together to read “Fabio” style romance for clues on how to woo the women they loved.
A book within a book, sweet and steamy!

I eagerly picked up the second in the series, “Undercover Bromance” and was disappointed.

Although a second member of the club, was trying to get his gal, it didn’t have the “book within a book” or as much time spent in meetings, as the focus was a sexua
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Norma
Aug 18, 2020 rated it really liked it
This was another fun and addictive read that had me laughing out loud and smiling almost all the way through. I love the characters and the insight into why they do what they do. I find that so refreshing seeing the men vulnerable and so in tune with their feelings and emotions. This was another great edition to the series! Can’t wait for the next one!
Bethany
Feb 27, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Well this was an absolute DELIGHT to read! I was already loving the series but this is definitely my favorite yet, and I breezed through it in a day! Crazy Stupid Bromance is a friends to lovers story that (unsurprisingly) includes some great meta commentary on the romance genre, is unabashedly feminist, and tackles toxic masculinity and unaddressed anger. It's also an interesting blend of laugh-out-loud funny with adorable banter, plus a meaty look working through conflict and personal trauma t ...more
Stacee
Jun 18, 2020 rated it it was amazing
I will gleefully read any book in this series and not even know a thing about it.

I loved Alexis and Noah. She’s stronger than she thinks and he’s gooey-er than he knows. Together they have such a supportive relationship that it was delightful reading them figure out how to progress into something new. Of course it was fun seeing the rest of the group and the club.

Plot wise, it was mostly good. I really struggled with parts of the family things that happened and found myself angry with Alexis fo
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Jessica
Mar 03, 2021 rated it it was ok
2.5 Stars

TW for death of a loved one, a sick loved one, and sexual assault (not on page).

This book was just so hard to get through. I didn't love the romance and I really didn't care for the family drama. Alexis and Noah have been best friends for over a year, but they both secretly like each other. I feel like there wasn't really a development of their romance. They finally talked to each other and then they were together and happy. I would have liked more development of the romance and not ju
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Lily Herman
Jun 17, 2020 rated it really liked it
How good is the third book in Lyssa Kay Adams' Bromance Book Club series? Well, I stayed up until 2:30am reading it last night despite the fact that I have to write three different articles for work today and I DON'T EVEN CARE. I'D DO IT AGAIN. WHEN I STAN, I STAN HARD.

Admittedly I was a tad nervous going into this book because we knew only cursory things about both Alexis and Noah from the previous novels, which can be both a blessing and a curse. On top of that, friends-to-lovers stories can b
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Sarina Bowen
Loved it! Inventive as always! And I can't wait to find out which couple gets the next book. Lyssa Kay Adams is such a tease! ...more
Angelica
Aug 16, 2020 rated it liked it
I think this was my favorite in this series so far. And yet, I think I'm not going to continue the series. I don't have the patience for them.

I was so excited about the friends-to-lovers story. It's one of my favorite tropes in romance novels. And honestly, the romance part was pretty good. I liked the two main characters, Alexis and Noah, and liked their friendship. I was rooting for them all the way.

If only the story would have just focused on their romance instead of going into a bunch of oth
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TITLE: CRAZY STUPID BROMANCE
AUTHOR: Lyssa Kay Adams
SERIES: Bromance Book Club #3
RELEASE DATE: October 27, 2020
GENRE: RomCom
THEMES & TROPES: Organ Donation, Friends-to-Lovers
RATING: 4 Stars
CLIFFHANGER: No

READ MY REVIEW ON THE BLOG





The recurring theme in all the books in this series so far is friendship. The men here bond over the romance books they read, the women they love and the woes they go through - together. What I loved most about CRAZY STUPID BROMANCE though is the friendship Noah h
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Lyssa Kay Adams is the pen name of an award-winning journalist who gave up the world of telling true stories to pen emotional romances. She’s also a diehard Detroit Tigers fan who will occasionally cheer for the Red Sox because her husband is from Boston.

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