Big Girls Guide to Buying Lingerie

Big Girl's guide coverTitle: The Big Girl’s Guide to Buying Lingerie by Amie Stuart
Publication date: October 20th 2015
Genres: Erotica, Romance

Synopsis:

My name is JADE BALLARD, and this is the story of how a freak accident with a cookie changed the life of a semi-reformed people-pleaser (that’s me!).

After a disastrous marital near-miss Jade Ballard retreats to San Antonio, cutting herself off from the world in general and more specifically her family’s country club lifestyle, which she no longer wants any part of. She takes comfort in food and the safety of an internet love affair.

Rowdy Yates is a semi-reformed womanizer who’s leery of long-term entanglements. Until Jade, he never seriously considered anything beyond a “Wife-For-A-Night.”

After months of flirting on the internet the couple meets, only to discover they already know one another. Rowdy has always mistaken Jade’s shy reserved nature for snobbishness, and Jade has always viewed the woman-loving Rowdy as a Redneck Casanova. But the seven months they spent getting to know one another formed an attraction neither can fight.

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About the Author

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Amie Stuart is the last of a dying breed, a native Texan, and still makes her home there, where cowboys and music (her other two loves) abound. Growing up, she wanted to be a lawyer and a psychologist. No doubt the shrinks would have a field day with her head, but she’s seen the error of her ways and considers all those other jobs ‘research’ for the writing gig.

She’s a multiple contest finalist as well as a trained contest judge and is affectionately known as The Terminator by her critique partners. She’s written as Celia Stuart for Black Lace Books, & Liquid Silver Books, and as Amie Stuart for Kensington Aphrodisia, she has a short story (Peaches ‘N Cream) in Zane’s Carmel Flava 2, and launched Cobblestone Press’s new short erotica line, Wicked.

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Giveaway

PRIZE PACK ONE
RT Bag stuffed with assorted books from 2015 RT Convention
Prize pack
Kate Spade Travel Mug
Signed print copy of TBGG by Amie Stuart
T. Sue VerSteeg – Ebook: Killer Closet Case
Jodi Redford – Ebook: Dylan (Sons of Dusty Walker)
Rachelle Chase – Ebook: Hot Dreams
Holley Trent – Ebook: Teaching the Cowboy
Dayna Hart – 2 Box Sets: Vikings Unleashed and Vikings Untamed
PRIZE PACK TWO:
Signed print copy of TBGG by Amie Stuart
Kate Spade Travel Mug
Lissa Matthews – Ecopies of the Lone Star Sweets series and a 5.00 Amazon gift card
Linda Winfree – Uncovered signed print copy and their choice of Ebook from her backlist
Jennifer Reynolds – Ebook: Shifter
Mychal Daniels – ebook Rescued by Tordin
Melissa Blue – ebook Kilt Tease
Ani Gonzalez – Ebooks – Must Love Ghosts and Ghost of a Chance ( first two books in the Banshee Creek series)
Kathryn Lively – Falling in Love box set and Sexy to Go Vol 6 box set
Alisa Mullen – Ebook: Plastic Confidence

 

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My Review

The characters in this novel felt like people who I would know. Thank the book heavens that they were not perfect.

At first I was a bit confused because I didn’t realize that the main characters were alter egos of themselves, but I wasn’t alone, the characters got that realization when I did. I would describe the writing style as funny, witty and cute.

In Big Girls Guide to Buying Lingerie, you’ll meet Rowdy the RedNeck Cassanova and his family and friends. And Jade, Miss Snooty Pants and her very dysfunctional family.

When Rowdy and Jade meet they form superficial opinions of each other. Both of them totally in love with each other’s alter egos not realizing that they have more in common than just being fans of Chris Cagle. It was cute how they fell for each other in a chat room without ever meeting or sharing a photo.

Can a RedNeck Cassanova and an uptown girl make sweet music together while dealing with family drama? Can the fantasy live up to the real thing?

As I got to know the characters it was hard to pick a side. Both Jade and Rowdy were very relatable and nice fun characters. I love the way the author described the world they lived in. For someone who’s never been to Texas, I felt that the author painted a wonderful picture of the small Texas town that the book was set in.

Some parts of the book dragged for me and some parts were predictable but it was still a fun read.

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