Ms. Romance, Hannah Arden, writes one of the top read relationship advice columns in the nation. Mr. Reality, Brooks North, writes the top read relationship advice column.
Ms. Romance believes in true love and soul mates. Mr. Reality believes love is a term humanity has assigned to the primal instinct to procreate. She believes in fate—he in chance. She knows there’s one right person for everyone—he knows there are multiple ones. The two writers couldn’t be more polarized on relationships. They’re professional rivals, and philosophical antagonists.
For eight years, their battles have been fought with words and ink. That changes when they apply for the same position at the World Times and find themselves face-to-face for the first time. Brooks isn’t the sour-faced, antiquity of a man Hannah pictured. And Hannah isn’t exactly the middle-aged shrew with cat hair on her housedress that Brooks imagined either.
In lieu of competing for the promotion traditional ways, the two writers are presented with playing the leading roles in a social experiment unlike any before. Can a person be tricked into falling in love? Can a relationship be crafted under the right string of circumstances? Hannah knows the answer. So does Brooks.
Agreeing to the terms, the two set out on a three-month dating experiment, live-streamed for the world to watch. All Hannah has to do to win is not fall in love with the narcissistic brute. All Brooks has to do is get the starry-eyed dreamer to fall in love with him. Both are so confident in their philosophies, they expect the challenge to be easy.
With the world watching, Brooks and Hannah will be forced to confront their beliefs and conclude, once and for all, who’s right. The answer is one neither of them saw coming.
**** 4 Star Review ****
I am going to start off saying, I devoured this book! It was entertaining, sweet, romantic, filled with chuckles. I fell in love with these characters, even when they were being douchecanoes and I wanted to slap them.
What can I say about this book? It's the perfect romance book for me. Great characters, great plot, great delivery, great writing. And yes, a happily ever after that will make your heart melt into a puddle of goo!
The back and forth with these characters was everything in this book. The internal struggle to stay enemies made this book everything that it was. I can't say enough good things about this book.
If you are looking for a fast paced, entertaining romance, don't hesitate to pick up this book. I am 99.9% sure you won't be disappointed. You can thank me later!