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Act Your Age, Eve Brown

(The Brown Sisters #3)

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4.36  ·  Rating details ·  12,731 ratings  ·  3,262 reviews
In Act Your Age, Eve Brown the flightiest Brown sister crashes into the life of an uptight B&B owner and has him falling hard—literally.

Eve Brown is a certified hot mess. No matter how hard she strives to do right, her life always goes horribly wrong—so she’s given up trying. But when her personal brand of chaos ruins an expensive wedding (someone had to liberate those poo
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ebook, 400 pages
Published March 9th 2021 by Avon
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Sarah Depends. There are explicit sex scenes in the book - they do not fade to black (the series is an adult romance series). But if the teen has watched ad…moreDepends. There are explicit sex scenes in the book - they do not fade to black (the series is an adult romance series). But if the teen has watched adult movies I don't see why they won't be able to handle the content. (less)
Leah I didn't read the others and it didn't hinder the story in any way. I thoroughly enjoyed it and was able to dive right into the world :)…moreI didn't read the others and it didn't hinder the story in any way. I thoroughly enjoyed it and was able to dive right into the world :)(less)

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chai ♡
Me, after reading a slow-burn mutual-dislike-at-first-sight rivals-to-lovers romance: wow, maybe happiness is attainable and true love is real
Kat
Jan 13, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2021-favorites
***ARC provided through NetGalley***

I think I may be a little bit dead. This book quite literally suffocated me with a pillow of happiness and love. In my deceased state, I am thoroughly incapable of doing the words for good sentences, so have a list of reasons why Act Your Age, Eve Brown was delightful, lovely, and all-around wonderful instead:

-it's cute as fuck
-like, I was a smiling mess the whole time
-eve brown is an absolute gem
-jacob wayne is.........jacob wayne
-flawlessly executed o
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mina reads™️
WHAT A FUCKING DELIGHTFUL LITTLE BOOK
give me a second I’m gonna go cry now 😅

In Act Your Age Eve Brown, we follow the titular Eve Brown, a spoiled and perhaps maladjusted 26 year old seeking to prove how grown up she can be by getting and keeping a job without her family's help. Everything's going great until she accidently mows her would-be employer -Jacob- down with her car and things progress from there. To atone for the accident Eve has agreed to help Jacob run his B&B while he recovers from
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Zoe Stewart (Zoe's All Booked)
How am I supposed to function until March?! I would sell my husband's left tit for an arc of this 😂 ...more
Chelsea (chelseadolling reads)
I went into this one knowing that I was going to love it, but I truly did not expect to fall for Eve and Jacob as hard as I did. There were multiple times that I found myself smiling and giggling while reading their banter and honestly their chemistry leapt off of every single page. I'm so sad that this book marks the end of the Brown Sisters trilogy but I am SO GLAD that it ended on such a high note and I honestly think that Jacob might even be my favorite of all three of the heroes. Ugh everyt ...more
chan ☆
Aug 27, 2020 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
SUCH a cute cover, excited for this one
destiny ♡⚔♡ [howling libraries]
This was delightful. What a lovable close to this incredible series. ♥ Full review coming closer to publication date, but trust me when I say that you will 100% need this in your life!

Thank you so much to the publisher for providing me with this review copy in exchange for an honest review!
Jessica
4.5 Stars

OKAY THIS WAS TOO CUTE AND NOW I DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO NOW THAT THIS IS OVER. I flew through this book in two days and could not get enough of Eve and Jacob.

While reading this book, I could not get over how messy, endearing, and adorable both Eve and Jacob were. Eve is kicked out by her parents and she is cut off until she supports herself and holds down a job for a year. Eve stumbles upon a job listing for a chef position at a B&B and Jacob is instantly put off by Eve. They definitely
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Samantha
Feb 06, 2021 rated it really liked it
tw: mentions of former child neglect

This series is such a delight. I have greatly enjoyed every book in The Brown Sisters, and this one is no different. One of the things I love about the series (besides the awesome variety of representation in each book) is how conflict is resolved fairly quickly but also realistically. In this book, we also have two characters who are both on the autism spectrum. It was so interesting to see how these two neurodivergent people related to one another on a diffe
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Tina
This is a Contemporary Romance, and this is the third book in the Brown Sisters. I have to say this is my favorite one, and the other two was so good. This one was funny and the characters found the person they needed at that time. I love the Autism in this book, and I love this book shows that autism is very different from girls and boys. I have an Autistic daughter and son. I think Eve is my favorite Brown sister. I am sad to see that this is the last Brown sisters book. Of course the characte ...more
Paromjit
Talia Hibbert concludes her Brown Sisters rom-com trilogy, after Chloe and Dani, with the sunny chaotic Eve, so different from her sisters, this is my belated Valentine's read, and I know the author will give us plenty of humour, fun, diverse steamy relationships, not to mention a serious focus on issues, here it is autism. The sassy purple haired and glittery Eve has floundered when it comes to finding her career niche, a litany of failures behind her, such as singing and acting, the latest bei ...more
Warda
Of course, I loved this. There’s no other way this could’ve gone. A 4-star rating would’ve been a disaster but disaster has been averted because my gut is always right (when my anxiety isn’t having a field day with it, that is). And Talia Hibbert can fuckin’ write!

Here we meet Eve Brown. She makes terrible choices and it’s said terrible choices that lead her to not have access to her trust fund till she starts acting her age and shows responsibility. So she sets off to go just do that.

I fell in
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EmBibliophile
Mar 15, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 4-stars
This series has been such a fun time! I just love that all those sisters are so relatable and so freakin charming. Like seriously how is it possible that the three sisters are just so relatable??

Eve and Jacob have one of the best grumpy/sunshine dynamics! I loved how Eve was getting on his nerves and how he was fighting his attraction (or trying to). I loved the fact that Eve hit Jacob by her car! I loved their banter, their hilarious dialogues, their over-sweet moments, and their serious conve
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K.J. Charles
Absolutely joyful. Eve is a force of chaos and a bit of a mess with a habit of running away; Jacob is all order and control with a lifetime of people running away from him. They're obviously perfect. Deep kindness (especially about human flaws and quirks) without sentimentality, terrific snark, great one-liners, swoony and hot romance, assured writing and a cast that's diverse because humans are diverse. A terrific conclusion to an excellent series; I enjoyed this overwhelmingly.

I had an ARC fro
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sil ♡ the book voyagers
Jan 30, 2021 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
talia hibbert really said "i'm going to write the best book of 2021" and she did.

act your age, eve brown? more like changed my life, eve brown because this book and EVE FUCKING BROWN just changed me entirely. I'm a new person after reading this book. so magnificent, so funny, hilarious, romantic, sexy, soft as heck, this book is everything you want and need and more. talia hibbert brings us the last of the brown sisters and she does it spectacularly. the right ending to the trilogy and the star
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Mash
~ 4.5 stars ~

“I told you before, that there are different ways to fail. Imperfection is inevitable. That’s life. But it doesn’t sound to me like you failed at all, Eve. It sounds like your dream broke, and you’ve been picking up shattered pieces, and blaming yourself when your hands bleed.”

Act your age, Eve Brown is the third and final instalment in The Brown sisters series by Talia Hibbert. This follows the remaining Brown sister, Eve. With her purple hair and flair for dramatics, Eve h
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Heather K (dentist in my spare time)
Talia Hibbert writes her best book yet with the third book in The Brown Sisters series, Act Your Age, Eve Brown. Moving, interesting, and incredibly sexy, Talia Hibbert nailed every aspect of this story.

I'm a big fan of Talia Hibbert's work, and I've enjoyed all of the books in The Brown Sisters series, but seriously, none of them hold a candle to Act Your Age, Eve Brown.

I was extremely excited to read this story because I love books with neurodiverse main characters. I'm really drawn to them,
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Mara
Oct 05, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: arc, ebook-owned
4.5 stars: I was between 4 and 4.5 stars, but frankly, the degree to which this lightened my spirits on a high pain/anxiety day tipped me towards the extra half star. This book was just SO CHARMING and SO JOYFUL. I absolutely loved the main characters and the banter between them, but more than anything, this is one of the only successful screwball comedies I've encountered in book form. This book is (IMO- humor is so subjective) genuinely funny, and even more than the romance going on, I just en ...more
Cait (Caitsbooks)
Check out this review (and more) over on my blog!
Thank you so much to Netgalley and the publisher for giving me an ARC in exchange for an honest review!

Quick Stats:
Overall:
5/5 Stars
Characters: 5/5
Setting: 5/5
Writing: 4.5/5
Plot and Themes: 4/5
Awesomeness Factor: 5/5
Review in a Nutshell: This book was everything. I cannot recommend it enough.

// Content Warning: [Warning in book] Childhood neglect, Ableism //

Release Date: 3/9/2021
Publisher: Avon
Page Count: 400
Premise:
Act Your Age, Eve Brown fo
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Phuong ✯
3.75 stars

The Brown Sisters series has been such a bright light in an overall bad (reading) year and I'm so happy that I've discovered it. While Take a Hint, Dani Brown is still my favorite, Act Your Age, Eve Brown is a very cute conclusion to this series. If you loved the other books in this series, this book won't disappoint you.
"What?" she asked, rising on one elbow to look down at him. The lavender fall of her hair spilled across his chest, and her eyes were like starlit night. "I'
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peachygirl
Sep 29, 2020 marked it as to-read
Everything about this book is sooo freaking adorable. How am I supposed to wait for 5 long months????
h o l l i s
I mean, is anyone surprised that this was a delight? Nope. Because I don't think Hibbert can do any wrong. And The Brown Sisters series has been truly wonderful and I'm pretty sad it's over. But.. might there be hope of a spinoff? With the Montroses? Pretty please?

"[..] you're not even supposed to give them bread."
"You aren't? Oh dear. Why on earth not?"
"It's bad for the disgestion! Christ, woman, read a waterfowl blog."
"Which you do because.."
"Because. Know thine enemy."

This final installment w
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Lily Herman
Oct 14, 2020 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The bad news: Act Your Age, Eve Brown marks the end of the Brown Sisters trilogy.

The good news: Talia Hibbert ended things on a HIGH AF note because she continues to bless us every single damn day.

Take a Hint, Dani Brown, the second book in this series, was always going to be a tough act to follow, but I think Eve Brown's story somehow did it. Hibbert is truly a queen, legend, and icon when it comes to snappy dialogue and crisp banter, and the agitation and long-simmering tension between Eve and
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Romie
oh wow. dare I say this was my favourite book in the trilogy? yes. I loved Eve and Jacob with such a force! I would've given them the world and more! they're both on the autistic spectrum and I loved how they were so confident in themselves. I loved how happy Eve was to cook for people, I loved how respectful and kind Jacob is. this book, this story, these characters, hit right home. what a delightful book all about self-love and self-worth (4.85) ...more
Katie B
Feb 20, 2021 rated it really liked it
I'm kicking myself for not jumping into this series sooner as I really enjoyed this third book. Great humor, interesting characters, and steamy chemistry between the two leads. I will definitely go back and read the first two novels featuring Eve's sisters. For those of you who have read the other books, I'm sure you will be glad to know Eve's family does pop up here and there in this one.

Eve Brown tends to bounce from one thing to another and her parents have had enough. They are going to cut h
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Corina
ALMOST FOUR STARS

I forgot how sexy this series is :D


Full review to come...


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Mrinmayi
Feb 09, 2021 marked it as willsacrifice-maryams-soul-for-this
Definitely not me trying to read feel-good romance books to forget the fact that I will stay single forever



P.S.: You KNOW you and your friends are LEVEL ONE single people , when your PARENTS decide to make plans for you on 14th Feb😂
Yeah..we are a group of single friends...
I think our parents took pity on us and decided to treat our single self on 14th Feb
Soooo...I do have a plan for 14th Feb
Stuff my mouth with food and chill with my friends😤😛



*Goes to buy more romance novels*
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lazybookconqueror
This book was an absolute gem! The Brown Sisters is such a fun and quirky series, but I think that Talia Hibbert saved the best for last with Eve Brown, and that's saying a whole lot.

Eve Brown can't commit. She goes from one failed job to the next and her only safety net is her chunky trust fund. That is until her parents cut her off until she can find and keep a stable job for one entire year.

Jacob owns a lovely bed and breakfast but he is in desperate need of a new chef. All of a sudden a gor
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charlotte, (½ of readsrainbow)
On my blog.

Rep: Black autistic mc, autistic mc

CWs: past child neglect

Galley provided by publisher

Talia Hibbert is one of those authors that I know I will love. The recent books of hers that I’ve read have been so consistently amazing, I’m not sure I could imagine a scenario in which I didn’t love one of her books. Act Your Age, Eve Brown fully follows in that trend.

The book follows the youngest, and flightiest — according to her family, Brown sister, Eve. When Eve gets into an argument with
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“I told you before, that there are different ways to fail. Imperfection is inevitable. That’s life. But it doesn’t sound to me like you failed at all, Eve. It sounds like your dream broke, and you’ve been picking up shattered pieces, and blaming yourself when your hands bleed.” 13 likes
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