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Sex in the Sticks: A Love Hurts Novel
     

Sex in the Sticks: A Love Hurts Novel

4.4 53
by Sawyer Bennett
 
USA TODAY BESTSELLER • Wake up and feel the wood! In the first of a series of irresistible standalone romances from Sawyer Bennett, a city girl rediscovers love and lust in the Alaskan wilderness.

Valentine French may be the sassiest dating columnist in New York City, but the abundance of metrosexuals in her adopted metropolis is

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USA TODAY BESTSELLER • Wake up and feel the wood! In the first of a series of irresistible standalone romances from Sawyer Bennett, a city girl rediscovers love and lust in the Alaskan wilderness.

Valentine French may be the sassiest dating columnist in New York City, but the abundance of metrosexuals in her adopted metropolis is seriously cramping her style. Where are the beefy all-American boys? Hoping to find some inspiration, Val heads to Alaska, where the men outnumber the women fifteen to one and wrestle grizzly bears for sport. Or so she can only imagine. Suddenly the most eligible bachelorette in a town full of horny lumberjacks, Val is writing her best columns ever. But if she doesn’t get her nose out of her laptop, she just might miss out on Mr. Right.

Logan Burke is the sheriff of the little podunk town that Val finds so charmingly backward. He’s not that different from the guys she’s using for her little experiment; it’s just that one date would never be enough for Logan. As he listens to Val complain about love over beers in the local tavern, he realizes that she can’t see the forest for the trees. Because if she would ever give up her Prada bags and fourteen-dollar martinis, Logan would give her the only luxury that matters: his heart.

Don’t miss any of Sawyer Bennett’s smoldering novels:

The Sugar Bowl series
SUGAR DADDY | SUGAR RUSH | SUGAR FREE
“This book devastated me in the most wonderful way.”—#1 New York Times bestselling author Meredith Wild, on Sugar Daddy

The Cold Fury Hockey series
ALEX | GARRETT | ZACK | RYKER | HAWKE | MAX | ROMAN
“Sawyer Bennett never fails to deliver heroes I fall hard for and heroines I adore.”New York Times bestselling author Violet Duke

Praise for Sex in the Sticks

“Well, now the fuss around Sawyer Bennett’s books makes absolute sense. The woman is amazing. “—Collector of Book Boyfriends & Girlfriends

“Grab Sex in the Sticks and laugh and swoon your little heart out . . . and learn a thing or two about life in Alaska.”—Schmexy Girl Book Blog

“From the vivacious and fun characters to the unique storyline to the wild and rugged Alaskan experiences, Sex in the Sticks was a sexy and fun romance that was impossible to put down.”—Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

“I absolutely devoured Sex in the Sticks and I am already craving the second book in this amazing series of standalones!”—Shayna Renee’s Spicy Reads (five stars)

“After reading Sex in the Sticks by Sawyer Bennett, I’m ready to pack my bags and head to Alaska, the last frontier in America.”—Smut Book Junkie (five stars)

“Hot Damn! Sex in the Sticks is one seriously, and I do mean seriously, hot read.”—Edgy Reviews

“Sawyer Bennett’s work is captivating and enriching, having all the emotions you need and more in a romantic novel.”—Books & Boys Book Blog

“I enjoyed this book so much, Logan was so rugged and sexy.”—A Crazy Vermonter’s Book Reviews

Sex in the Sticks is entertaining and sexy as a city girl meets her match. Sawyer Bennett provided great chemistry and interactions between the main characters in this opposites-attract romance.”—Harlequin Junkie

This standalone novel includes an excerpt from another Loveswept title.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780399593604
Publisher:
Random House Publishing Group
Publication date:
05/02/2017
Series:
Love Hurts , #1
Sold by:
Random House
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
245
Sales rank:
900
File size:
1 MB

Meet the Author

Since the release of her debut contemporary romance novel, Sawyer Bennett has written more than thirty books and been featured on both the New York Times and USA Today bestseller lists on multiple occasions. A reformed trial lawyer from North Carolina, Bennett uses real-life experience to create relatable, sexy stories that appeal to a wide array of readers. From new adult to contemporary romance, she writes something for just about everyone. Bennett likes her Bloody Marys strong, her martinis dirty, and her heroes a combination of the two. When not bringing fictional romance to life, Bennett is a chauffeur, stylist, chef, maid, and personal assistant to a very active toddler, as well as a full-time servant to two adorably naughty dogs. She believes in the good of others and that a bad day can be cured with a great workout, cake, or a combination of the two.

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Sex in the Sticks: A Love Hurts Novel 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 53 reviews.
JWright57 8 days ago
I'm in love and I was from the very first chapter. Sex in the Sticks has left me needing to visit the beautiful state of Alaska. City rich girl Valentine French visits Alaska to do some research for her blog, it's a work trip until she meets the local Chief of police Logan Burke who happens to be drop dead gorgeous. The problem is what can a local police chief who also happens to be the mayor offer a socialite from NYC. Valentine may come from money but she has always rolled to beat of her own drum, she keeps telling herself this trip is all about her blog but deep down she really wants is true love, she wants an man who puts her above everything else could Logan be that man ...... This book was perfect, it's funny and romantic and it will leave you grinning like a Cheshire Cat. This was just what I love in a book, to be smiling throughout and to get a HEA. Great job Sawyer
MaimeosAngelsEL 18 days ago
Wow, what a great book. I loved this from start to finish. When New York socialite and dating expert/blogger Valentine French decides she has had enough of thel men she has been dating in New York, her cousin suggests she travel to the wilds of Alaska to see if she can find what is missing from her life. Little does Valentine (my friends call me Valley or Val) know that her decision will change her life in ways she cannot imagine. This was an hilarious read, with many laugh out loud moments that had me almost in tears at the predicaments, city girl Val gets herself into. Logan Burke is the police chief in the small town of East Merritt where Val decides to visit, he is also the man who constantly comes to her rescue, swooping in to save her time and again. Determined to date as many Alaskan men as she can, Val is off to a flying start. Complications arise, as one date after another ends badly, but true to form it gives her great material for her dating blog. Val is instantly attracted to Logan but he does not seem to be interested, that is until she gets lost and he again rescues her and takes her back to his cabin to warm up. Sparks fly,will this night be more fodder for Val's dating blog or could it be the start of something special? Of course the true course of romance does not run smoothly and Logan is furious when he finds out about Val's blog posts regarding her dating adventures in Alaska. This book is a stand alone and one that I highly recommend you read. Sawyer Bennett always brings her characters to life and her style of writing is excellent. Sex In The Sticks is one of the best books I have read this year.There was smoking hot romance, humour, edge of your seat tension as I hoped that Logan and Val would finally come together and as usually happens, I didn’t want this one to end.
Lelim0612 24 days ago
OK, I am not going to lie. When I first saw this title, for some unknown reason, before I read the blurb, my twisted mind thought “sticks” meant hockey sticks. Please, do not ask me why, I do not know, well maybe because Sawyer Bennett writes such phenomenal Cold Fury Hockey stories (which I totally love). Imagine my surprise, my delighted surprise, when the book takes place in the “sticks” of Alaska. A place that I can only dream of ever seeing, but is on my bucket list. This is the story of Valentine French and Logan Burke. Val or Valley, as her friends call her, is a blogger about dating in New York City. But, lately she has been having trouble writing her blog. The men are all the same. They all seem to be self-absorbed men, more worried about themselves than anything else. She needs a change of scenery. When her cousin suggests East Merritt, Alaska, the inspiration hits. Logan Burke is sheriff of East Merritt. He, like every other hot blooded male in East Merritt likes what he sees the first time he sets his eyes on Val. But, he also sees that this city slicker will be nothing but trouble. First, he must rescue her dog, Sassy when she runs off. Then, he must take her shopping for clothes fit for Alaskan weather. Then, he must rescue Val herself, when she gets lost in the forest. Nothing, but trouble. I LOVED watching these two, the city slicker and the small-town sheriff, fall in love. It seems in this case opposites did attract. But when Logan finds out about the blog and what she…. stop!!! No spoilers. I loved this sweet, yes, sweet, but definitely, a sizzling HOT story, with all of the ins and outs of small town living. And Logan really should have realized that the gossips, had their information wrong about…. Darn it, I said no spoilers. But, I will say Logan should have known better. I was gifted with a copy of the wonderful, emotional story for my honest opinion. I will say this about this book, if you like a wonderful, hot, sexy romantic story, you can’t go wrong with Sex in the Sticks. Thank you for reading my review.
KristieK 3 days ago
Sex in the Sticks By: Sawyer Bennett ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️.5 Star Review by Kristie K Sawyer Bennett brings another swoon-worthy book boyfriend, and believe me…If Logan Burke is offering, Sex in the Sticks is an offer you can’t refuse… Sex in the Sticks is the first installment of Ms. Bennett’s new Love Hurts series, and what a debut it is! Sassy, sexy, gorgeous Valentine French comes from the world of money and power in the high society lifestyle of the New York City upper crust. As a popular, and sassy dating columnist, Valentine’s job relies on her adventures in dating. Unfortunately for the eligible bachelor’s of New York, Valentine has grown tired of dating metrosexual males that spend more time in front of the mirror than she does. When her closest confidante suggests a change of scenery, Valentine heads off to the wilds of the great unknown, and the “real men” of the Alaskan wilderness. Determined to find her muse in the parts less traveled, Valentine meets her first knight in shining armor at the ferry docks, in the form of a gorgeous and honorable man of the law. Sheriff Logan Burke is the epitome of the small town hero. Gorgeous, sexy, and one of the best men you could know, he could make any woman swoon. As he watches, and steps up, as Valentine makes friends with the local male population, Logan starts to see Valentine in a new light. He starts seeing her for the amazing woman she really is. Problem is, he knows he won’t want to stop once he gets a taste. Yet another home run from the masterful Sawyer Bennett, Sex in the Sticks is a flirty, fun, and oh-so-sexy piece of literature. Ms. Bennett has built a story around two unlikely love interests, and thrown in the perfect amount of humor, angst, and erotic heat. The characters are incredible, each with their own personalities, thoughts, desires, and needs. Relatable, lovable, and desirable, these characters hit the sweet spot. With a captivating storyline, playful banter, witty plot, and lots of sexy…Sex in the Sticks is a definite win. Kristie K
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CCarroll 14 days ago
I flove this book! So flipping hot! I've read and reviewed several books by Sawyer Bennett and I'm always excited to see a new release from her. Just looking at the cover and reading the synopsis you know this is going to be humorous and fun book. Her character development in this book is right on. Oh my gosh! I loved the character of Val. While we expect a snooty socialite, what we get is a funny, down to earth woman looking for a M A N. And Logan is a sweet, caring, touching, strong, Big boy who doesn't even know his feelings for Val. I need one like him! And when things go south, and you just know they will, trying to figure out how they'll bring it all together keeps you turn in these pages fast. Sex in the Sticks is funny, sexy, and downright hot read you've got to check out. Make sure you have some time set aside because you will be fanning yourself while savoring every word!
Emily-SBDR 15 days ago
Gah! I just LOVEEE Sawyer Bennett. She's the epitome of one of my top must-read authors. And she took what could have been a cookie-cutter story and really made it unique and AMAZING! Sex in the Sticks is a city girl meets a small-town boy story, but Valentine and Logan are two very quirky (in their own way) characters that make this sleepy little Alaskan town liven up when their sparks fly. She needed a break. He needed something else in his life besides his job. What they weren't counting on was one another. But when they found each other, their banter, and schooling of one another delivered humor and sexy chemistry across the pages. But what happens with their roots come calling? Valentine and Logan were ridiculously adorable, and sexy as sin together. I loved their story from beginning to end. And I would absolutely LOVE to see more from the world Ms. Bennett has introduced in Sex in the Sticks!
Liinareads 18 days ago
Valentine is a dating columnist whose blog is successful, but lately she’s lacking inspiration, because she is getting tired of the same type of men in New York City. When her cousin suggests that she should go to Alaska to find dating inspiration there, Valentine quite likes the idea, especially because there are more men than women. When she arrives in Alaska she meets Logan,a local sheriff and Valentine realizes the life there is not what she had expected. Valentine and Logan couldn’t be more different, but sparks are flying from the first moment they meet. Is the spark going to last, when things get tough between them? It was really fun and entertaining read, I very much enjoyed the location in Alaska and the characters, who didn’t fall flat at all. I didn’t like Valentine very much at first, but throughout the book I warmed up to her. I can’t say the same about Logan, he was a great hero from the beginning. Overall I enjoyed it and I’m excitedly waiting for the second book in the series.
Jennann3 20 days ago
Valentine is a rich blogger who's become bored with life--dating life included. Valentine swears love, marriage and kids are NOT in her future. Her parents weren't around while she was young and they each cheated on the other throughout their marriage. While she believes in a monogamous relationship, she just doesn't think love is in the books for her. Her best friend and cousin, suggests she change things up a bit and date a different type of guy. So she allows Jeremy to make reservations for her to go to Alaska where the ratio of men to women is greatly skewed in Valentine's favor. Logan, Chief of Police and Mayor of East Merritt, happens to be in the right place at the time. He's in Ketchikan to pick up new police supplies when he first lays eyes on Valentine. He thinks she's drop dead gorgeous, but out of place. He offers to take her to East Merritt and so it begins....Logan is repeatedly called to "rescue" Valentine and her dog. He thinks she's hilarious, but a breath of fresh air. Valentine has told Logan she's in East Merritt to date, but doesn't know she's blogging about her dating experiences. Valentine blogs about her date and sex life with Logan, but decides she can no longer share Logan through her blog when her feelings for him deepen. When Logan finds out about her deception, he demands she move out while he's out of town visiting his family. Valentine is devasted and heartbroken. She knows she doesn't deserve Logan, but doesn't know how she can live without him. Logan thought he found "the one", but doesn't know if he can forgive her. Loved it, loved it, loved it! I think it was one of the sexiest, funniest novels I've read in a long time! This is a stand-alone, second chance novel. If you're into rugged, sexy, sweet, Alpha men, I highly recommend this novel!!! I read a gifted copy and all opinions stated are my own.
IsaLaCroqueusedeLivres 20 days ago
I think I should create some kind of “Review Form” for Sawyer Bennett books, where the only difference would be the title of the book. Because I always love the blurb, the writing, the characters, the angst, the sex, the humor…. Sex In The Sticks is another great reading; I started the book yesterday and finished it a few minutes ago. I just wished it had been a little longer (which is a good sign). The city girl / country boy opposite attracts were so good, I just love Sawyer Bennett’s male characters!!! Logan will make you swoon, and Valentine was so out of place in Alaska but at the same time, she taught us some good lessons about adaptability, acceptance and kindness. And the rest of the characters were lovable too. Just grab this book and enjoy it, it’s Sawyer Bennett after all, it only can be a great romance story!!! After this infamous tweet bashing about Romance genre a few days ago, I’m so glad and so proud to be a part of the readers/bloggers community in general, and Romance readers in particular. People, read what you like, share your love about whatever you’ve read and enjoyed. You’ll surety enjoy Sex In The sticks, and personally, I can wait for the next book in thr Series, Jilted!
Anonymous 20 days ago
I love anything written by Sawyer Bennett. This book was a bit different from some of her others, including the premise of a blog writer going off to Alaska for inspiration on types of men. Just loved the interaction of Logan and Valentine as they explored their mutual attraction.
Anonymous 21 days ago
I really enjoyed this book! Characters were all great and very likeable.
jeanniezelos 21 days ago
Sex in the Sticks, A Love Hurts Novel, Sawyer Bennett Review from Jeannie Zelos book reviews Genre:  Romance,  I'm a great fan of SB's novels, and I think the only one so far that wasn't a hit for me was Uncivilised. Now its been joined by this one. a good-ish book, well written of course but content? Romance? well, for me it was kind of meh...I can see others love it - well, I'm glad but it didn't hit the expected spot for me.  I guess Valentine had a lot to do with that. I just didn't really like her, found her shallow and almost vacuous, kidding herself her blog was "work". She's a trust fund lady, has never know life without riches, luxuries there for the taking, spending - as she says $10,000 dollars on a weekend isn't that unusual for her. She wasn't unkind to those who didn't have her kind of money but there's no way she could understand them or their lifestyles.  The blog: Well, as a blogger and blog reader I know that for many blogs are Big Business, a full time job and very important. Valentines a bit more like me, a hobby blogger. I do it to get ARCs as I could never afford to indulge my love of stories without them, Valentine does it for ? Well, I'm not really sure. Seems to be she thinks of it as a job, but a non paying one. Some of her comments verged on cruel, and that kind of thing can be funny, but needs care and when she's identifying who the other people are, but they don't know about it I feel its kind of nasty. It felt as if she was somehow looking down on them, that she was hinting they didn't live up to what dating Valentine French was all about. It just made me think, what exactly does she feel is so attractive about her, why does she think she's such a catch.  Logan, a great guy, loved him and the way the locals respected him. When things went wrong between him and Valentine the first time he overreacted, IMO. Acted like a thwarted teen. Just ASK man, that's all you have to do. He of all people should know about that kind of situation and how the truth gets twisted. The second time I had more sympathy for him, but somehow by then I'd got a bit bored with the whole thing. You may love it, lots of others do but for me, well, it was just between 2 and 3 stars.  Stars: two and a half, I did like a few bits but most of it I just didn't enjoy.  ARC supplied for review purposes by Netgalley and Publishers  
EileenAW 21 days ago
Wow!! Sex in the Sticks by Sawyer Bennett blew me away. After a slow start I found that I couldn’t put down this book. Rich, socialite Valentine French might have enjoyed dating metrosexual guys but I found them boring and egocentric. I enjoyed the banter Val had with Logan Burke, sheriff and mayor of East Merritt, Alaska. Logan was definitely an alpha male with no metrosexual tendencies. Val also impressed me with her ability to adapt to living in this small town after living in New York City. Ms. Bennett did a nice job balancing the sexy with the humorous. This might have been one of the first Sawyer Bennett books I’ve read and will not be the last. I highly recommend this book to other readers. I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary copy of this book.
Anonymous 22 days ago
I gave up on this book about 90 pages in. The female lead is rich, shallow, and a highly annoying party girl who loves to spend money. I kept looking for redeeming qualities...and maybe she will turn into a better person but I couldn't take it.
astroyic 22 days ago
Sizzling hot, sweet and sexy! This story was excellent! This was all just so amazing and I felt blown away! Every single second of this story was just so incredibly entertaining and I had so much fun reading it. I was smiling and laughing and loved getting to know Valentine and Logan. Everything about this story was perfect for me. 
Honestly, I can’t say enough good things. The storyline and writing was fantastic. There were so many great details and moments that filled me up inside. Valentine and Logan were fantastic characters, with excellent character development as well, and I enjoyed the build as everything played out. Together they had such amazing interactions. I loved their playfulness and the building heat between the two. And when Logan finally makes his move, oh my, it is seriously Hot! Fans self-Hot! Their chemistry sizzled. 
I adored the fact that this was written in dual POV and I really got to know both of them and felt what they were feeling. This story kept my attention the entire time, making me turn the pages like a mad woman. I think this just might be my favorite read this year. 
So get ready for some serious fun, a whole lot of sweetness and off the charts sexy in this incredibly entertaining story. I have got to read this again! Loved it! 
Highly Recommend reading all of Sawyer Bennett’s Books!
I would like to thank the publisher, the Author and NetGalley for allowing me the privilege to read this book before publication and I have voluntarily wrote an honest review.
beckymmoe 23 days ago
Oh my goodness--LOVED! Valentine French is about as fish-out-of-water as a heroine can get--and yes, we've seen the whole socialite stuck in the wilds bit before, but somehow here Ms. Bennett made it feel new and fresh again. There were so many LOL moments, so many awwwwwwww moments (seriously, how many warm coats does Logan own? Totally not complaining, though, because...So. Sweet.), and so many [fans self] moments...I need more from this series. Like, yesterday! I'll admit Val was a bit much while in NYC, but fortunately she didn't stay there long enough for me to give up on her, and then Alaska managed to work its magic on her. Well, Alaska and Logan. ;) Rating: 4 1/2 stars / A- I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.
BarbaraLack 24 days ago
Sex In The Sticks is a rom com that is quite humorous at times. Logan is the Police Chief and mayor of the tiny town of East Merritt Alaska. It's a wilderness community that gets mostly visitors for fishing or people who work as loggers. It's mostly big burly men with very few women. Valentine is from New York City and is an heiress that has her own blog about dating men in the city. She's tired of the men in the city and decides to go to Alaska and try out the men there and blog about it. What happens is laugh out loud hilarious. There is some serious sexy times with Logan. Grab this book and find out what happens with her blog experiment. I voluntarily received an Advanced Readers Copy of this book from Net Galley for my honest review.
nelriv 24 days ago
Received an ARC for my fair review for netgalley. I loved Valentine and Logan. Valley as friends and family call her, goes to Alaska to meet and date men, on the advice of her cousin and closest friends Jeremy, because she tired of New York's men. She is a hot commidity there due to shortage of women. She is attracted to Logan, but doesn't know if it is reciprocated, and goes on 2 dates which do not go well. Finds herself in another tragedy, which Logan again saves, and discovers that he is attracted to her, they are combustible together. Series of misunderstandings happen, along with love affair. They do get their HEA, can't wait for next book. Hoping it is April's. Great characters in book!
HeatherLM 24 days ago
Valentine French is a New York socialite that writes a dating advice column. She gets so tired of going on bad dates that she decides she needs a change of scenery. Her cousin suggests Alaska and even helps her out by making all of her travel arrangements for her. She got more than she bargained for when she shows up in Alaska unprepared for their cold temperature and the small town her cousin rented her room in. Her plan is to date the Alaskan men and continue her advice column. But things don't quite turn out that way. Logan is the police chief in the small town seems to come to Val's rescue often. He, along with everyone else in town, finds her beautiful. This book was funny and sexy. I definitely recommend this book to anyone who is in the mood for a lighthearted, sexy read.
MBurton 24 days ago
4.5 Stars! The whole time I'm reading this book, I kept thinking this would make a cute movie. I really enjoyed this low angst book and it would have earned a full 5 stars from me if I didn't want to slap Logan upside the head. I don't know why these men in these books don't do what I want them too. In all seriousness, if you looking for something that won't get your emotions up too high and for lack of a better word, just want to relax into a book, this is a good choice. I was pretty envious of Valentine. She's a trust fund baby and lives off her family trust, spending days blogging about her dating life. She was slightly spoiled, but not annoyingly so. She was still relatable and fun. Honestly, sounds like a great life to me. Valentine is sick and tired of dating metro-sexual males in New York. She wants a change and her cousin suggest going to Alaska to meet a different type of male. As part of her dating and sex advice blog, she decides this is a great idea and goes blindly to a small town in Alaska. This was where I was afraid the spoiled Valentine would get too annoying, but I was pleasantly surprised. Yes, she's used to finer things in life but she adapted pretty quickly. Got into a lot of little mishaps that just made the book fun and introduced so many characters living in this little town that you felt like you were right there with her. Valentine starts this trip out by wanting to serial date these rugged, manly men but learns real quick that Logan, the chief and mayor of Merritt, Alaska is the only man she wants to get to know. I loved Logan, but there was two times in the book I wanted to slap him upside the head. Nothing too serious, just the typical stubborn male and too much pride. I really loved how Valentine treated these instances. I didn't really think the conflict towards the end was worth the reaction he gave her but she couldn't have handled it any better. Overall, a fun read and I'm so curious who the next book will be about. I really hope we will be staying in Merritt for the next couple. I truly enjoyed the background setting of this story. ARC provided by Netgalley.
Vero-Stro 24 days ago
This is Book 1 in the "Love hurts" Series and it was a very entertaining and fun read! Valentine French is a socialite from New York City, she has never fallen in love. Men are toys, she enjoys them but doesn't get emotionally involved. She writes a blog about her dating experiences, much to the chagrin of her high society parents. She is bored about the dating scene in New York so she decides to go to the Alaskan wilderness to experience with real men. Once she arrives there, she meets Logan Burke, the chief of police and also the major. Logan is sweet, direct and very, very sexy. The book is fun, sweet, easy to read and entertaining! I really recommend this romance!
Books6565 24 days ago
This book fell a little short for me because of the heroine. I normally love Sawyer Bennett's books esp the hockey series......have read them all! This book is about a blogger going into the Alaskan wilds to compare the "real" men to the metrosexuals in NYC. Valentine came off as entitled, selfish and childish.....even though she is 31. There were parts in the beginning part of the book where the author tries to present Valentine as a more down to earth society heiress because she doesn't care what type of wine she drinks, she writes about sex and ignores her pompous parents. But all of that makes her seem more self-absorbed. She comes to Alaska to write her blog in secret.....even when she meets an upstanding guy. And that's the part I hate. I can't stand stories where the heroine is a journalistic type and tries to secretly write an expose regardless of the innocent people involved. It is just too conniving esp when hearts and emotions are at stake. The chemistry between the two were scorching! And by 60-70% of the book Valentine was easier to handle and by the end of the book, I was really glad I read the book! Logan on the other hand was just great! He was definitely an upstanding guy and very real.
PennySparkles 24 days ago
4+ “I seriously need to move to Alaska” Stars Hot Damn!!! Sex in the Sticks is one seriously, and I do mean seriously hot read. Valentine is a dating/romancing/sexing blogger with a sassy style and a family fortune that lets her pretty much do whatever the hell she wants in life. Unfortunately, the dating scene and the available male in NYC just aren’t doing it for her anymore. She’s gone out with guy after guy with better hair products than her and who can’t seem to take a breath without checking their smartphones. So, yeah, a change of scenery is required. That’s how Ms. French ends up in Nowheresville, Alaska where the men are "real" men and she has plenty to choose from. Never having been in love, she wasn’t counting on one super-hot Sheriff sweeping her off her stiletto heeled boots. Logan loves his job, loves his town and well… yeah, he’s loving the sexy red head strutting all around town in ridiculously inadequate but hot as sin clothes. Though the fact that she seems to be going on dates with the whole male population is not really working for him. With outlandishly hot chemistry, Logan and Valentine won’t be able to keep their hands off each other for long. I kept wondering if, when Valentine’s true plans came out, their budding relationship would withstand the truth. I loved how honest and out there Valentine was. She knew who she was and she was not afraid to show it, didn’t play games and wasn’t scared of trying new things. She was truly adventurous and had a great sense of humor. I totally adored her. Logan, though, takes the cake. We’re talking about a sheriff who’s sweet, sexy, kind and considerate, but also a dominant, dirty talker in bed. I mean, ladies: we want Logan in the favorite hotties lists. Of course, he does have some jerk moments, but I felt he made up for them. Did I mention he had a very big duck? And he really knows what to do with it. I had tons of fun with Sex in the Sticks. It’s light, fun crazy hot and extra sexy. The sextivities are off the charts scorching, the banter is hilarious and I freaking loved every citizen of East Merritt (except for Darla, that peach) and I can’t wait to get more of their stories. This was a total hit for me from Ms. Bennet. *I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary copy of this book*
PennySparkles 24 days ago
4+ “I seriously need to move to Alaska” Stars Hot Damn!!! Sex in the Sticks is one seriously, and I do mean seriously hot read. Valentine is a dating/romancing/sexing blogger with a sassy style and a family fortune that lets her pretty much do whatever the hell she wants in life. Unfortunately, the dating scene and the available male in NYC just aren’t doing it for her anymore. She’s gone out with guy after guy with better hair products than her and who can’t seem to take a breath without checking their smartphones. So, yeah, a change of scenery is required. That’s how Ms. French ends up in Nowheresville, Alaska where the men are "real" men and she has plenty to choose from. Never having been in love, she wasn’t counting on one super-hot Sheriff sweeping her off her stiletto heeled boots. Logan loves his job, loves his town and well… yeah, he’s loving the sexy red head strutting all around town in ridiculously inadequate but hot as sin clothes. Though the fact that she seems to be going on dates with the whole male population is not really working for him. With outlandishly hot chemistry, Logan and Valentine won’t be able to keep their hands off each other for long. I kept wondering if, when Valentine’s true plans came out, their budding relationship would withstand the truth. I loved how honest and out there Valentine was. She knew who she was and she was not afraid to show it, didn’t play games and wasn’t scared of trying new things. She was truly adventurous and had a great sense of humor. I totally adored her. Logan, though, takes the cake. We’re talking about a sheriff who’s sweet, sexy, kind and considerate, but also a dominant, dirty talker in bed. I mean, ladies: we want Logan in the favorite hotties lists. Of course, he does have some jerk moments, but I felt he made up for them. Did I mention he had a very big duck? And he really knows what to do with it. I had tons of fun with Sex in the Sticks. It’s light, fun crazy hot and extra sexy. The sextivities are off the charts scorching, the banter is hilarious and I freaking loved every citizen of East Merritt (except for Darla, that peach) and I can’t wait to get more of their stories. This was a total hit for me from Ms. Bennet. *I voluntarily reviewed a complimentary copy of this book*