Book Reviews

REVIEW : The Boyfriend Blog by K.L. Grayson


Boyfriend (n.)
1) A frequent or regular male companion with whom one has a romantic or sexual relationship.
2) A myth. A legend. Impossible to find.

According to her eighty-year-old neighbor, Lizzie Donovan is looking for Mr. Right in all the wrong places. Though it’s made great fodder for her blog, Lizzie is finally tired of swiping left and awful blind dates, and she’s ready to take Mrs. Skinner’s advice and find love the old-fashioned way. Goodbye dating app, hello grocery store, book store, dog park, and wherever else she might be able to meet a good man. And she really has nothing to lose. Not only will she be entertained along the way, but even if she ends up alone, she’ll always have her longtime best friend, Aiden, by her side.

Friend zone (n.)
1) A situation in which a friendship exists between two people, one of whom has an unreciprocated romantic or sexual interest in the other.
2) Location of Aiden Wallace.

According to his eighty-year-old neighbor, Aiden Wallace has been friend zoned. And that’s mostly his fault because instead of opening his eyes and seeing what was right in front of him, Aiden has spent the last several years enjoying the single life. But things have changed—he has changed—and now he needs his best friend, Lizzie, to stop shoving him into the friend zone so he can work at winning her heart. Until then, he’s stuck watching her string of dating disasters and wishing she’d believe him when he tells her he’s the one.

My life is like a romantic comedy, except there’s no romance and it’s just me laughing at how pathetic I am. – Liz

my review

The Boyfriend Blog is a perfect, sweet, friends to lovers romance. I completely fell in love with Lizzie and Aiden.

Lizzie has been on a ton of horrible dates, so why not create a blog chronicling all those experiences. They may have been horrible, but they were also completely hilarious and will have you dying of laughter. Aiden has been Lizzie’s best friend for years and years, her go to after a bad date. Strictly placed in the friend zone, even though he realized she was hit for him. Enter, their matchmaking neighbor Edna. Will she able to help these two friends that they are perfect for each other?

I loved Lizzie and Aiden’s friendship so much, but when as things started to change for them I fell in love their romantic relationship. Plus, Edna. I just wanted to hang out with her! Throw in Aiden’s ultra swoony moments and I am completely sold on this story!

This was the perfect book to read. It is fairly fast paced and sweet friends to lovers romance. If you’re looking for a romance on the lighter side and not packing full of emotions this is a MUST READ.

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