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06 June 2017

❤❤ Dating You Hating You by Christina Lauren 3 star review ❤❤

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

All’s fair in love and work. The first standalone romance by New York Times and #1 international bestselling author Christina Lauren (Beautiful Bastard) is a sexy, compulsively readable romantic comedy that dives headlong into the thrill and doubt of modern love.

Despite the odds against them from an embarrassing meet-awkward at a mutual friend’s Halloween party, Carter and Evie immediately hit it off. Even the realization that they’re both high-powered agents at competing firms in Hollywood isn’t enough to squash the fire.

But when their two agencies merge—causing the pair to vie for the same position—all bets are off. What could have been a beautiful, blossoming romance turns into an all-out war of sabotage. Carter and Evie are both thirtysomething professionals—so why can’t they act like it?

Can Carter stop trying to please everyone and see how their mutual boss is really playing the game? Can Evie put aside her competitive nature long enough to figure out what she really wants in life? Can their actor clients just be something close to human? Whether these two Hollywood love/hatebirds get the storybook Hollywood ending or just a dramedy of epic proportions, you will get to enjoy Christina Lauren’s heartfelt, raucous, and hilarious romance style at its finest.

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I feel like I have a sour taste in my mouth when I say this but I did not like this book. It was not the level of perfection you expect from the writing duo Christina Lauren. it lacks the heat, which isn't really an issue, but the story drug on and at a lot of times was boring. and I think that may be the first time I've ever said that about a CL book. I mean it didn't totally miss the heat... there was moments like this. .

“Holy shit.” I make some garbled sound of agreement, unable to complete the connection between my brain and words. “I think I just found religion.”

I found many times during the book that I just started skimming. so much of the story line felt a lot like fluff and I just didn't care about whatever was being provided. I just read the parts where the characters talked. even that started to get a little old. you can only jump back and forth between hating someone and wanting someone so many times before I lose interest.

I did however love the school yard pranks they played on each other. they did make for good funnies. the dick boss though, that was one that kept making me so mad. frustrated. not only because of the truth of it, but because it was never ending and no one ever stood up for Evie. I don't know. that just bother me.

While this may not have been one of my favorite reads, I encourage you to pick up a copy and leave me your thoughts!

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