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Saturday, March 15, 2014

Accidents Make The Heart Grow Fonder by Tara Mills

Sabrina Eckhart is losing it. Oasis, the restaurant she manages, is getting battered by a trendy newcomer, and with everyone looking to her for ideas, you could say she's under a little pressure. But wait, that's not all. Her evil landlady has given her until the end of the month to vacate her crummy apartment. And her thirtieth birthday is looming, reminding her of the milestones she's missed. No wonder she's distracted and driving off the rails...down the sidewalk, and nearly running over the man with amazing glutes.

Jackson Murphy is an avid jogger, and the local television station's scrumptious news director--if he can keep the job. Unfortunately, he has one year to resuscitate their wheezing news department or the owners are going to pull the plug. His hands are already full even without Sabrina dropping into them. The last thing he needs is to be involved with a publicity stunt.

The road to love is bumpy. It'll take all of Cupid's arrows, and a lot of interference from friends, for these two to win the Dating Game.


(I think it was Cupid's arrows that was complicating things.)

Oh my gosh, this book is hilarious! I don't think I've ever laughed so hard while reading a book. I'm talking shoulder shaking, teary-eyed, busting a gut laughing. It was great. The premise, the story, the plot - everything, it was just a perfect little gem. 

I have so many favorite scenes; Sabrina almost running into Jackson, their official first encounter at the grocery store, the game show at Oasis, when Jackson goes to the hospital...so many more!  I could probably say the whole book was my favorite scene. Poor Sabrina, every time she turned around she was hurting Jackson. (Guess it's really poor Jackson.) This is the first Tara Mills book I've read, but I'm definitely going to have to look for more. See if this was a fluke, or if this author's other stories are as funny, heart-warming, and perfect as this one.

Pretty short review, but not much to say, except I 100% recommend this book to anybody that likes funny contemporary romances.

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