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The first in a spicy and unforgettable rom-com duology from #1 New York Times bestseller and tik tok favorite Tessa Bailey, in which a Hollywood “It Girl” is cut off from her wealthy family and exiled to a small Pacific Northwest beach town... where she butts heads with a surly, sexy local who think

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Author Tessa Bailey

Pages 416

Publisher HarperCollins

Published Date 2021-07-13

ISBN 0063045664 9780063045668


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haven_poush shared a tip "Overhyped"

lisa_earp shared a tip "Easy romance with great story line"

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kendall_warwick shared a tip "3/5 ⭐️"

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VeenaCV shared a tip "Just started reading this book, good so far😁"

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VeenaCV shared a tip "Wasn’t expecting some scenes🤭"

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nharper09 shared a tip "BELIEVE the hype! AMAZING book for any type of romance reader...except maybe's definitely an adult love story!"

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bobbyhannafey shared a tip "SEXY & ADDICTIVE! The romance and characters was PURE SPICE!"

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luz_maria_ shared a tip "Rich city girl and small town boy! I really enjoyed reading this book 📖"

caroline_sander shared a tip "i like the book but i think it would’ve been cuter as a ya book…i learned i don’t like steamy books"

erin_thomassie shared a tip "I may have swooned 😬 I definitely laughed out loud. Fun read!"

deanna_young_3854 shared a tip "Amazing! Couldn’t put it down. Can’t wait to see the big screen adaptation!"

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angela_schwab shared a tip "💜"

emily_osborne_4461 shared a tip "Couldn't put this down . Loved it"

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MarleyJane shared a tip "The "****" or "spicy" scenes in this are not my style, but it is a great romantic comedy book with a cute, easy to read story."

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cadence_lambdin shared a tip "one of my favs!"

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maryam_amer shared a tip "Oooo thats hard but I really loved the last few chapters when Brendan realizes that he cant just leave her and goes to LA"

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sydney_french_3730 shared a tip "I was not expecting to like this so much. I loved the story, and the vivid picture I created in my head. Excellent 🌶"

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stuckina_book87 shared a tip "10/10 literally the best book"

jayla_cordice shared a tip "I loved this book it made my heart hurt in the best ways🥲🫶🏼."

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raphaele_chartrand shared a tip "Sooooo gooood"

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courtney_babak shared a tip "Window Shopping is one of my all time favorite Tessa Bailey books that’s never talked about!"

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sienacleveland shared a tip "Quick easy read. Adorable and fun. One of my fav romances so far."

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cristy_luksik shared a tip "Slow burn!"

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amanda_neumann shared a tip "Honestly I liked the second one better but I LOVED anything that had to do with Hannah"

kelli_rae_2776 shared a tip "Cute fun and spicy"

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kendra_hixon shared a tip "This was too much **** for me. Like it was too much on the raunchy scenes."

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kylie_boehme shared a tip "I love romance but it was just perfect and funny!"

shannon_mcintyre_8798 shared a tip "Easy read, easy to love the characters. Good amount of spice and tortured love affair."

sharlyn_ruiz shared a tip "Just finished this book! LOVED it!!"

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susann_de_la_torre shared a tip "So blah"

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abbymuir shared a tip "i loved this book. a high maintenance girl and a rough guy. i listened to it as and audiobook and loved it. such good spice also."

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baneen shared a tip "LOVED LOVES LOVED!"

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honbo shared a tip "Spicy rom com. Easy read."

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acherryqueen shared a tip "One of my favorite romcoms! I can definitely see this as a movie"

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lexy_writes shared a tip "I thought that this book was good"

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jane_morgan123 shared a tip "Basic plot, your average romance"

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abby_swisher_2660 shared a tip "9/10"

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cara_grant shared a tip "Loved the characters fast read"

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somer_stepp shared a tip "Cute. Preppy girl vs hardened man"

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kai_pie_7740 shared a tip "Good. But not my favorite. 3.7/5"

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missy_d_9590 shared a tip "Loved this. Was so cute and spicy at the same time. Looking forward to the second one featuring Hannah and fox 😀"

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taniaxlee shared a tip "This left my heart so full. Absolutely adored this book. Finished in a day. Absolutely need a Brendan Taggart in my life 😭😭"

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aubrey_teague shared a tip "3/5✨"

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maritoni_ciancaglini shared a tip "A little more vanilla but still hot af"

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erica_haddock shared a tip "So beautiful 😍 loved the story and I definitely see why its so popular. Definitely read it yall"

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laundrya shared a tip "Heat level: sexy. Susanna Carr’s heat level index used to rank:"

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payton_metcalfe shared a tip "I loved the spice of this book but thought it was boring and predictable.. took me weeks to finish"

imani_ag shared a tip "heehee"

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grace_brzuchowski shared a tip "4.5/5"

michaela_2339 shared a tip "The writing was ok for a sexy romance story but the dialogue between the main characters was SO cringe."

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kemu shared a tip "Just finished this book. It’s cute and light!"

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laura_rumolo shared a tip "Super cute and quick read! Loved all the back and forth tension at the beginning of meeting piper and Brendan."

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tiff_bee shared a tip "A bit slow to start, as the main character was so unrelatable, but that changed fast and it became an interesting read"

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jasmine-j shared a tip "Currently reading this and I love Hannah and pipers relationship💓"

jill_boge shared a tip "I loved this book and the characters. Plenty of 🌶🌶"

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xxtaylormajorxx shared a tip "It was a cute, fast read. LOVED Brendan & Piper. It was love at first sight."

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maddie_hutchinson shared a tip "Cute 💕"

bridget_alspach shared a tip "I couldn’t put this book down!"

karen_meagher shared a tip "Heroine has to make big changes. Fun and light!!!"

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abby_1279 shared a tip "Honestly best book ever!!! My favorite book so far!!"

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meagan_rowan shared a tip "I started this book last night before falling asleep!! Anyone read it and loved it!? I’m excited!"

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alexandra_schloegel shared a tip "Couldn’t put this one down!"

taylor_latessa shared a tip "Cried so much during this book. Such an amazing love story. And definitely spicy too ;)"

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kiki_duval shared a tip "after reading this book i have arrive to one conclusion: I want my own recharging station"

avery_c_3449 shared a tip "A fun romance with good characters!"

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jiselle_alvarez_gra shared a tip "Spicy and romantic!"

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natalie_chavez_4192 shared a tip "Loved it"

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maria_flora_7319 shared a tip "I love this book. I couldn’t put it down💕"

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natashaB14 shared a tip "So cute and 🌶"

christin_pinto shared a tip "Great book. Funny and sexy and a joy to read"

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dakota_grant shared a tip "I’m currently reading “People We Meet on Vacation” by Emily Henry"

nataly_rodriguez_7824 shared a tip "Pretty enjoyable book the only thing that drove me crazy was the main Brenden calling Piper honey"

nicholle_pearson shared a tip "Hilarious and real! New favourite book, really can’t rate it highly enough"

kate_martin_1368 shared a tip "I also really liked the Spanish Love Deception and By a Thread by Lucy Score. How about you?"

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kathleen_reilly_5561 shared a tip "enemies to lovers :)"

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olivia_g_5159 shared a tip "Such a cute rom-com with Schitts Creek vibes. Didn’t want it to end."

mcokeefe99 shared a tip "I love there chemistry and all the different characters"

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micah_kayz shared a tip "Spicy hallmark love story. Cute and cheesy"

sarah_griffin_3883 shared a tip "Nice beach read with some steam."

kristie_holmes_1213 shared a tip "Absolutely adored this book and another perfect book boyfriend to add to my list!"

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abbysaccount shared a tip "Could not put it down. Cried when it was over, I didn’t want it to end."

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kylie_d shared a tip "Love Tessa Bailey, a go to author"

melissa_carr_3504 shared a tip "Adorable! Loved the characters and the setting."

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lora_smart shared a tip "Cute and funny"

veronica_hemminghaus shared a tip "Spicy and entertaining. Would read again"

ashley_tabotabo shared a tip "Such a sweet book and it left me with butterflies!"

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meghan_gnreux shared a tip "Cute, funny romance with very steamy scene!! Love the dialogues and the characters!"

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alexa_verses shared a tip "The best"

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ellicorn558 shared a tip "Favorite book is currently The Wall of Winnipeg"

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liz_saintus shared a tip "Five stars!"

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ashley_mcclure_4228 shared a tip "Yes!! It is so good!"

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chloe_ann_rose shared a tip "A cute story with spicy scenes"

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maelie_sirieix shared a tip "The love and the fact that the Guy is sooooo cute its perfect. I finished it in 2 Days."

kate_pittman shared a tip "Yes"

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delaney_gilmore shared a tip "This was the cutest book! I couldn’t put it down!"

joanna_huskey shared a tip "A heroine that grows on you, and a gruff fisherman who you’ll like right away. Enemies to lovers."

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youngaurie shared a tip "Try Spanish love deception by Elena Armas if you enjoyed this read."

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smiles_6463 shared a tip "Enjoyed this book, but felt like it dragged out a little longer than required."

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ViviInRealLife shared a tip "September Pick! #bookclub"

katie_oconnor_6499 shared a tip "It was an awesome read- you could feel the love, humor, and the tension! 12/10"

mackenzie_danna shared a tip "Literally such a feel good book I wish never ended!!!"

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laura_strizzi shared a tip "September 2021"

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fionam shared a tip "Loved this book"

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elysia_augustine shared a tip "I absolutely loved it. I wholeheartedly recommend it."

jenn_jaeger shared a tip "It wasn’t the easiest book to jump into and some of it was cringe, but overall a good story."

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mollie_sherman shared a tip "Loved this book sooo much!!!!"

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emma_freeman_2822 shared a tip "Suddenly want to move to the PNW and find a big burly man."

katlin_napier shared a tip "I can’t wait until March! I need to know what happens with Hanna and Fox."

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stephanie_choroski shared a tip "The perfect, spicy 😉, summer read. I read this in one day."

cecilia_miranda_7121 shared a tip "Branden is literally the perfect book boyfriend and he will forever have my heart!"

grace_moore_6140 shared a tip "cute rom com with a little bit of spice"

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avery_7392 shared a tip "BRENDAN <33"

alexandra_kirchherr shared a tip "@sarahlong21 yes! It was a super fun ready and a little spicy!"

realgraceshines shared a tip "I really liked the story though some of the beau’s dialogue didn’t make sense for the kind of man he was supposed to be."

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whitney_hood shared a tip "The perfect mix of sweet and funny with a little steam 🔥"

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amaia_mohr shared a tip "LOVED IT"

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allysa_lopena shared a tip "such a cute & fun read! finished it in a day :)))"

reader57 shared a tip "This book was straight up fire. That's all."

karina_spulgis shared a tip "Oh my god I loved this book so much!! Read it in 5 hours could not put it down. 5/5"

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mary_marquez_532 shared a tip "It was just ok. Too hyped up"

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michelle_nicole_5236 shared a tip "Wow. Brendan is perfection. A must read!"

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jasmine_leatherwood shared a tip "The character growth of both was amazing. Their chemistry despite being complete opposites was beautiful."

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