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My Girlfriend's Boyfriend

I wasn't so sure about this book, it has kind of a goofy title for one thing. For another thing it's based on a movie, which doesn't seem like it would be a wonderful thing, especially considering I've never even heard of the movie. But, it did have one good thing going for it, it's written by Elodia Strain. I've loved both of the books that I've read that were written by her (The Icing on the Cake, and Previously Engaged.) They were both hilarious, if you haven't read them you should! Anyway on to the review! You first meet Ethan in this book, he's a writer, currently working on screenplays, but none of them are really working for the movie people. Next we meet Jesse, and the whole rest of the book is from her perspective. Jesse is 31 years old, divorced and she works in a little coffee shop. Her boss, Magda, is trying to get her to date more, so she comes up with all of these crazy rules about what Jesse can wear, and how to treat the male customers. And then she meets Ethan, and Jesse decides to just go for broke and talk to him. He totally seems to be her type, so with some encouragement from Magda, Jesse gives him her phone number. And then she meets Troy, he's perfect and amazing, but will Jesse get a chance with him or Ethan? This was a really fun book, I was hooked from the 1st chapter and I really didn't see the ending coming. I think that I have to go figure out what the movie's all about now, because if the book based on it was this good, then hopefully the movie is amazing!

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Deseret Bookshelf Plus Review

I'm super excited to be able to tell you about Deseret Bookshelf's newest feature, Plus. I actually first heard about plus coming six months ago at Deseret Book's ladies night. I thought it sounded pretty great and now that I've tried it, I think it's even better than it sounded. It's basically a subscription that you add on top of the Deseret Bookshelf App. If you have Deseret Book's Platinum membership, you pay only $6.99 a month or $69 a year. If you don't it's $9.99 a month or $99 a year. Either way that's a really good deal for what you are going to be getting.

Here's the deal. With plus, you get to listen to all of their audiobooks...for FREE! Something I noticed on this is that you get to listen to even the newest books that are just barely in the store for FREE. I love this! Who has the time to run to the store to grab the book the very day it comes out? Not me, I'm too busy chasing kids around to do that!

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About the book: Brynn Caley is about to start her dream career running an outdoor sporting goods store when an out-of-town business guru makes his own offer on the property. Coerced into forming a temporary partnership, Brynn, with her ski experience, finds she has to work with fishing expert Gage to run the year-round shop. 

Through a series of innocent misconceptions and a few blatant lies, Brynn doesn’t realize that the handsome single guy on the construction crew is her new partner, and he doesn’t want to set her straight until he can gain her favor. She, on the other hand, would do anything not to work with the stuffy businessman she’s only met through email. 

Inspired by the movies You’ve Got Mail and The Shop around the Corner, Kayaks & Kisses is a heart-warming tale of finding love in autumn leaves, outdoor activities, and new friendships.

My review: This book was so fun! I loved that it's loosely based on one of my very favorite movies, You've Got Mail. There was at …