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I Hate You More by Lucy Gilmore (Goodreads Author), Alex Knox (Narrator), Emily Pike Stewart (Narrator)


I haven't laughed while reading a romance book this much in a long time!
It is no secret that although contemporary romance and/or romcoms are not usually my go to that Lucy Gilmore always hits the spot. Probably because of the addition of puppies :) point is, her romances are always a delight to read. This time the story was not just a great and at times emotional romance, it was also absolutely hilarious!  and very very sexy :) 
If I were to recommend you only one contemporary, and from those only one romantic comedy, this would be it. 
The Glimpses of My Books Award for best romcom in 2021 goes to: I Hate You More by Lucy Gilmore! Ok ok, that award means absolutely nothing and I just made it up, but you get the point right? I loved the book and you must read it.

Here is the Blurb for you:
Discover what makes Lucy Gilmore an instant fan favorite with this unforgettably funny enemies-to-lovers romcom starring:
• a grumpy dog show judge
• a determined former beauty queen
• and a Golden Retriever more interested in stealing bacon than winning Best in Show.


Ruby Taylor gave up pageant life the day she turned eighteen and figured she'd never look back. But when an old friend begs her to show her beloved Golden Retriever at the upcoming Canine Classic, Ruby reluctantly straps on her heels and gets to work.

If only she knew exactly what the adorably lazy lump of a dog was getting her into.

If there's one thing veterinarian Spencer Wilson knows in this world, it's dogs. Human beings are an entirely different animal. Especially stubborn, gorgeous women clearly in way over their heads. As judge for the local dog show, Spencer advises Ruby to quit while she still can, but her old fervor for winning has returned―and she wants to show the stern, broody-eyed judge that she's more than just a pretty face. In the end, she'll show him who's best in show.

At this point I usually go on to say everything I loved and didn't love so much about the book, but it is hard when everything was great. Ruby and Spencer complemented each other perfectly. She is strong, brave, competitive, and very stubborn. Spencer seems at first to be a little uptight, but he is anything but, not when it comes to Ruby anyway. 
The Golden Retriever is useless and if you like animals there is no way you won't laugh. 
And the side characters were all absolutely priceless, specially the older lady Ruby takes care off and Spencer's brother. Honestly, I need you all to read this and than convince Sourcebooks Casablanca and Lucy that a book on Spencer's brother is needed :) 

Go into this one prepared to laugh (and need a fan...)! 🔥

Find the book at: Inklings Bookshop

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