Book Review for 99 PERCENT MINE by Sally Thorne

99 PERCENT MINE by Sally Thorne
William Morrow Paperbacks
☕ ☕ ☕ + 1/2
My Highly Caffeinated Thought: A quirky and fun romance.

 99 PERCENT MINE takes a humorous look at what happens when two friends turn into something more. Thorne gave me heart, lust, and characters I wanted to get to know.

Book Review for 99 PERCENT MINE by Sally Thorne

Here is the thing. I had high expectations with this one because THE HATING GAME was an out-of-the-park smash. Unfortunately, it fell a little flat for me. Don’t get me wrong. This was an okay book. The story was good and the tropes were there, but I wanted something more. I was always feeling as if I were on the surface of what was happening when I wanted to be in the nitty gritty of it.

Is this worth a read? Sure. This time of year is perfect for a light and quick read filled with a sexy man, an edgy girl, a complicated health issue, and a Chihuahua.

Reviewer Disclaimer: I received a copy of this book from the publisher and TLC Book Tours in exchange for an honest review.

Readers and critics alike raved over USA Today bestselling author Sally Thorne’s smash hit debut, The Hating Game, which has sold in over 20 countries. Now she’s back with an unforgettable romantic comedy about a woman who finally has a shot at her long time crush—if she dares.

Crush (n.): a strong and often short-lived infatuation, particularly for someone beyond your reach…

Darcy Barrett has undertaken a global survey of men. She’s travelled the world, and can categorically say that no one measures up to Tom Valeska, whose only flaw is that Darcy’s twin brother Jamie saw him first and claimed him forever as his best friend. Despite Darcy’s best efforts, Tom’s off limits and loyal to her brother, 99%. That’s the problem with finding her dream man at age eight and peaking in her photography career at age twenty—ever since, she’s had to learn to settle for good enough.

When Darcy and Jamie inherit a tumble-down cottage from their grandmother, they’re left with strict instructions to bring it back to its former glory and sell the property. Darcy plans to be in an aisle seat halfway across the ocean as soon as the renovations start, but before she can cut and run, she finds a familiar face on her porch: house-flipper extraordinaire Tom’s arrived, he’s bearing power tools, and he’s single for the first time in almost a decade.

Suddenly Darcy’s considering sticking around to make sure her twin doesn’t ruin the cottage’s inherent magic with his penchant for grey and chrome. She’s definitely not staying because of her new business partner’s tight t-shirts, or that perfect face that's inspiring her to pick up her camera again. Soon sparks are flying—and it’s not the faulty wiring. It turns out one percent of Tom’s heart might not be enough for Darcy anymore. This time around, she’s switching things up. She’s going to make Tom Valeska 99 percent hers.

This next hilarious romance includes a special PS section with two Happily Ever Afters—one for this novel featuring Darcy and Tom and the other, an epilogue featuring fan favorites Lucy Hutton and Josh Templeman from The Hating Game!

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About the Author: Sally Thorne lives in Canberra, Australia, and spends her days writing funding submissions and drafting contracts (yawn!) so it's not surprising that after hours she climbs into colorful fictional worlds of her own creation. Sally believes that romance readers are always searching for intensity in their next favorite book--and it isn't always so easy to find. The Hating Game is her first novel.

Book Details:

Paperback: 368 pages
Publisher: William Morrow Paperbacks (January 29, 2019)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0062439618
ISBN-13: 978-0062439611

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