The Matchmaker's Playbook (Wingmen Inc. 1) by Rachel Van Dyken
Wingman rule number one: don’t fall for a client.
After a career-ending accident, former NFL recruit Ian Hunter is back on campus—and he’s ready to get his new game on. As one of the masterminds behind Wingmen, Inc., a successful and secretive word-of-mouth dating service, he’s putting his extensive skills with women to work for the lovelorn. But when Blake Olson requests the services of Wingmen, Inc., Ian may have landed his most hopeless client yet.
From her frumpy athletic gear to her unfortunate choice of footwear, Blake is going to need a miracle if she wants to land her crush. At least with a professional matchmaker by her side she has a fighting chance. Ian knows that his advice and a makeover can turn Blake into another successful match. But as Blake begins the transformation from hot mess to smokin’ hot, Ian realizes he’s in danger of breaking his cardinal rule.…
So, to be honest I was a
little worried in the beginning. Ian comes off as a cocky, arrogant, douche!
But... it didn't take long for me to get used to the way he spoke and then
totally fall in love with him!
He was hilarious! Still
somewhat douchy... haha but I loved him.
"You're kind of a
"Right, but I'm more
like one of those cute little pigs, you know, the teacup ones. Still a pig, but
you can't help but want to keep it forever because it's so damn adorable."
Blake was perfect. She
was a bit naive about the whole "how to be a girl" thing, and it showed.
From her mannerisms to her clothes. She was one of the guys! But that all
changed soon enough.
Their chemistry was off
I've read a handful of
matchmaker/fake boyfriend type reads, but this one was unique in its own way.
I loved the rules and
enjoyed the friends/secondary characters too.
This was a quick, fun,
and sexy read. It had me laughing out loud!
"Maybe he was a
merman in another life, and the only way he can survive on dry land is to keep
as much liquid inside his mouth as possible."