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Verk av Amy Spalding

We Used to Be Friends (2020) 150 exemplar, 6 recensioner
For Her Consideration (2023) 121 exemplar, 3 recensioner
Kissing Ted Callahan (and Other Guys) (2015) 93 exemplar, 8 recensioner
The Reece Malcolm List (2013) 85 exemplar, 9 recensioner
The New Guy (and Other Senior Year Distractions) (2016) 52 exemplar, 5 recensioner
Ink is Thicker Than Water (2013) 43 exemplar, 2 recensioner
At Her Service (2024) 21 exemplar, 3 recensioner
No Boy Summer (2023) 19 exemplar, 2 recensioner

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Didn't like it. The characters were pretty good ig. Lotta lying.
3starzard | 1 annan recension | Jul 21, 2024 |
This book broke my heart in all the right places.
jenkies720 | 5 andra recensioner | Jun 7, 2024 |
At Her Service by Amy Spalding
Out in Hollywood #2

Hollywood dreams fill the minds of many people including the main character of this book. BUT Hollywood doesn’t just dole out dream fulfillment to all who show up – it takes more than that – and the main characters of this book find out just what it will take for them to achieve their dreams.

What I liked:
* Maxine “Max” Van Doren: intelligent, assistant to a talent agent, dreams of being successful, wants to have a loving committed relationship, underestimates herself often, attracted to Sadie, becomes involved in beta testing a self-actualization, a private type who becomes very exposed – grows a lot in more than one way during the story
* Sadie: bartender, bright, friendly, competent, attracted to Max, dreams of owning the bar she has been working in for years
* The way the app pushed Max toward actualizing her dreams and achieving her goals
* The supporting characters: Max’s roommate, the owner of the bar, Max’s boss and co-workers, and the people that came into her life through the app and how they helped Max
* The idea of the story, the location that I grew up in, and that there was a happy ending
* The fairytale feel of the story
* That I believe there is an audience who will love this book

What I didn’t like:
* That I never really warmed up to the characters – had trouble relating to them and the lives they were living. Perhaps because this is geared to Young Adult readers rather than septuagenarians?

Did I like this book? Sort of
Would I read more by this author? Maybe

Thank you to NetGalley and Kensington Books for the ARC – This is my honest review.

3-4 Stars
… (mer)
CathyGeha | 2 andra recensioner | May 12, 2024 |
At Her Service by Amy Spalding
Out in Hollywood series #2. Sapphic romance. Can be read as a stand-alone. New Adult.
Max Van Doren has a great job as a Talent Agent Assistant. She juggles tasks, phone calls, errands and reads scripts. Sure, she’d love to have her boss’s job one day, but she’s still learning. And her job keeps her busy so she really hasn’t made any friends. She does have a favorite neighborhood bar but that may be because she has a huge crush on the bartender, Sadie.
Max has goals but she is not really sure how to make them a reality. Roommate Chelsey, a gorgeous and self-assured influencer convinces Max to sign up for a new self-actualization app and document the process through Chelsey’s page. Max now has actionable items for her career, finding new friends, gaining strength and moving forward on love. Max feels like her life is finally coming together. But the public exposure can also cause problems.

Oh the angst of dating, career and responsibilities. It can be daunting in your 20’s. Or 30’s. Or any age. This story has heart and drama. It has sexy love and uncomfortable friendships. It has career ambitions and uncertainty. It’s has feel good moments galore as Max learns more about herself and what she really wants. And it has love. It takes work but finding and keeping love does. And it’s okay.
Chase your dreams. You’re worth it.

I received a copy of this from NetGalley.
… (mer)
Madison_Fairbanks | 2 andra recensioner | Mar 18, 2024 |



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