Opposites attract when a computer geek meets billionaire bad boy.
The last thing Melody expects when she accepts a dream job offer is to run into her college one-night stand again. Not only does the hunky blast from her past work at the same aerospace company where she's just started in the IT department, he's the CEO's son.
Jeremy's got a girlfriend and a reputation as a bad boy, so Melody resolves to keep her distance and focus on building a new life for herself in Los Angeles. But despite her good intentions, she can't seem to stay away from the heavenly-smelling paragon of hotness.
As the two begin to forge an unlikely friendship, Melody's attraction to Jeremy grows deeper than she's ready to admit. Can the woman who always plays it safe take a risk on the man who's all wrong for her in all the right ways?
This slow-burn sweet romance is the first in a series of standalone rom-coms featuring heroines who work in STEM fields.
"Nix lightheartedly mashes up various romance tropes—the fish out of water, opposites attracting, colleagues in love—for a whimsical story that fans of contemporary romance will enjoy." —Publishers Weekly
"If you like books like Attachments by Rainbow Rowell, you'll like this one." —Smart B*tches, Trashy Books
"A geeky fish-out-of-water story with a charming billionaire prince who falls for the girl despite the two of them having little in common." —Heroes and Heartbreakers
THE CHEMISTRY LESSONS SERIES:
BOOK 1: Remedial Rocket Science
BOOK 2: Intermediate Thermodynamics
BOOK 3: Advanced Physical Chemistry
All three books can be read as standalones.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews
I had no pre-expectations of this book and it was one of the first books I have actually managed to finish this week. Melody Gage, super intelligent, IT geek has spent her time at MIT working hard to be the best in her class, the only anomaly - a one night stand with a super hotty visiting from LA. Three years later she lands an entry level job with an LA aerospace company and calls up her one night stand to meet for a coffee and ask advice about places to live. Said hotty, Jeremy, turns out to work for the same company, also in an entry level job, but as the CEO's son his life is a little different. This is nice twist on the billionaire bad boy meets poor geeky girl friends to lovers romance. Jeremy has a girlfriend, they break up, Melody becomes friends with his ex-girlfriend, Jeremy pretends to be Melody's boyfriend when her mom comes to stay, Melody returns the favour when Jeremy's ex-girlfriend gets engaged to his best friend and throw a lavish party. What stood out most for me, and raised it from a 3/3.5 to a 4 rating, was Melody's inner critic, her ability to critique the BS spouted by the guys she meets (eg Jeremy's best friend's new film idea which sounds like every cookie-cutter action film ever made) made me laugh out loud. I will definitely be looking out for more books by Susannah Nix.
DISGUSTING! Geek (underage) meets cute rich guy & gets drunk & flirts so he will want to have sex. They have nothing in common. I dumped this crap when they go to her dorm and start having graphic sex. At least it was free!