The Wedding Date

The Wedding Date

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A groomsman and his last-minute guest are about to discover if a fake date can go the distance in this fun and flirty multicultural romance debut by New York Times bestselling author Jasmine Guillory--author of the Resse Witherspoon x Hello Sunshine Book Club Pick The Proposal .

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#5 LibraryReads Pick

"A swoony rom-com brimming with humor and charm."-- Entertainment Weekly (The Must List)

"What a charming, warm, sexy gem of a novel....One of the best books I've read in a while."--Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author of Hunger

Agreeing to go to a wedding with a guy she gets stuck with in an elevator is something Alexa Monroe wouldn't normally do. But there's something about Drew Nichols that's too hard to resist.

On the eve of his ex's wedding festivities, Drew is minus a plus one. Until a power outage strands him with the perfect candidate for a fake girlfriend....

After Alexa and Drew have more fun than they ever thought possible, Drew has to fly back to Los Angeles and his job as a pediatric surgeon, and Alexa heads home to Berkeley, where she's the mayor's chief of staff. Too bad they can't stop thinking about the other....

They're just two high-powered professionals on a collision course toward the long distance dating disaster of the century--or closing the gap between what they think they need and what they truly want....

One of...
Entertainment Weekly 's "12 Romances for V-Day " * Cosmopolitan ' s " 2018 Anticipated Reads " * Elle ' s " 2018 Must Reads " * Harpers Bazaar ' s " New January Must Reads " * The Fug Girls ' " Best Books of the Year " * Elle UK ' s " Books to Get You Through 2018 " * Nylon ' s " January Must Reads " * Hello Giggles ' " New Release Recs " * Electric Lit ' s " Books by WoC to Read in 2018 " * Bitch Media ' s " 2018 Must Reads " * BookBub ' s " 2018 Romance Must Reads " * Bookriot ' s " Must Read 2018 January Releases " * RetailMeNot ' s " 2018 Must Reads "
Publisher: New York : Jove, 2018.
Edition: First edition.
ISBN: 9780399587665
0399587667
Branch Call Number: ROMANCE GUILLORY
Characteristics: viii, 310 pages ; 21 cm

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LPL_MeredithW Jan 17, 2018

Adorable! Great chemistry between the leads, and I liked that they both had other things going in their lives than one another. As in many books, the main conflict could have been resolved with a single honest conversation, but the author did a pretty good job of making it believable that the lea... Read More »


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Patricia_T
Sep 19, 2020

An easy and enjoyable, if predictable read.

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feliciay49
Aug 01, 2020

funny,entertaining

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813JazmineB
Jul 24, 2020

1st book in the series

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therebeccaharris
Jul 03, 2020

https://electricliterature.com/46-books-by-women-of-color-to-read-in-2018/

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terryginz
Sep 10, 2019

I am having a tough time reviewing this book as I am torn between I loved this book and I hated it so I am going the in between route.
I wanted to love it which I did for about almost half way through but then it got very annoying. Yes, the whole story was predictable which I would have been fine with (to be fair I am fine with the ending) but it did get very repetitive and I felt like things were thrown in there just to increase the length of the story.
I loved the interracial couple thing and did not know about this particular bit until I started reading it. I liked Alexa for the most part but she did annoy me when she was being so immature and had a fit at the party just like that. And speaking of immature, Drew was immature for the most part and although I liked him I liked Alexa better. I liked how they were carrier driven. I also liked the instant chemistry between them.
I did not like the repetitive things from half way through to the end of the story. I did not like how Carlos were there just help Drew realize his feelings for Alexa and how he got abused for being a good and caring friend. I know nothing else about Carlos except that he is best friends with Drew and his ethnicity. I still don't know why Theo was in the story except for sending few work emails and get donuts and stuff like that.
I wish the characters were a bit more mature and the story had a bit more depth to it and a lot less annoying to read.
2.5 stars

RandomLibrarian Jul 25, 2019

Review excerpt: "'The Wedding Date' is charming and delightful, and it saved me from getting overly hysterical on a flight to Costa Rica. It’s not a perfect book, and I found myself giving the hero my “WTF” face a few times, but the awesomeness of the heroine thrilled me."

https://smartbitchestrashybooks.com/reviews/wedding-date-jasmine-guillory/

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WoodneathKristie
Jul 10, 2019

I wanted to enjoy this book, but I could never really get into the story. I blame Drew for this- I just couldn't feel much attraction to his character. It wasn't that he was bad- it was that he was blah and entitled. I constantly felt like Alexa was the only real person in the relationship.

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Qhodges
Jul 08, 2019

I enjoyed the love story of Drew and Alexa. It was very satisfying to read. I can't wait to find out more about them!

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jmath_
Mar 26, 2019

I thought the initial wedding date was a cute intro, but then the story continues to repeat the same scene seemingly over and over. The small things the main duo fights over are really idiotic and not worth writing a book about.

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Halo00
Mar 21, 2019

little to no chemistry. The wedding (arguably the best part) is done within the first hundred pages. The main characters have sex, fight, have make up sex, repeat. Drew is an asshole and his perspective really wrecks his character 99% of the time. Alexa is an insecure mess. All of their problems could’ve been solved with some simple communication.

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dani_lacey
Apr 18, 2018

Sexual Content: Book contains sex scenes between two adults. The sex between the two leads is pretty vanilla and is vaguely written. Readers of other romances won't find anything too distressing.

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WildcatCare
Feb 26, 2018

Sexual Content: There are a lot of distasteful sex scenes.

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WildcatCare
Feb 26, 2018

Coarse Language: This book has very offensive and vulgar profanity laced throughout.

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JCLDebbieF Oct 25, 2018

JCLDebbieF thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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Apr 18, 2018

dani_lacey thinks this title is suitable for 16 years and over

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