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Absolutely brilliant, genius!!
on 28 May 2013
5 rolling on the floor laughing, tears streaming, rib tickling tummy spasms from laughing so hard stars!!
OMG, what have I just read....only the funniest, craziest, jaw dropping book I have EVER read...are we sure that Emma Chase really is a woman???? Seriously, how can a woman have so much insight into a blokes head....and be so freaking accurate...I had to ask a few blokes what they thought of a few of Drew's thoughts etc and they were like yeah I can relate to that, or yeah why didn't I think of that...who is this Drew, can I meet him, I think we could be best friends!!
I absolutely adored Drew, he was hilarious, even though he just thought he was being a player!! Pre Kate he was just soooooooo.....whats the word I'm looking for...obnoxious, head up his own arse, confident, cocky, arrogant...everything you would steer clear of on a night out..he just wants to play the game, no strings, no names just an easy lay to release the stress...
The prologue was hilarious, you could tell that Drew was not suffering from man flu, but it made you want to find out what had happened to make him fall into this state...it could only have been the love of a woman...7 days holed up in his flat...it was the embarrassment that he had actually failed to get a woman, how could anybody dare to not want Drew Evans, how dare any girl break the heart of the player that was Drew Evans??
I loved Kate, she was successful, confident, stunning and she took no shit in a mans world.... Drew had already met Kate in a bar a few nights before he was introduced to the new Exec at his dads firm...Kate had been on his mind for days since she knocked him back at the bar and now his worst nightmare was sitting across the meeting room from him and they were in competition...not good!! But this makes for some amazeballs writing, my personal favourite is when they are both trying to get to the office the earliest..before it was even mentioned in the book all I could think was War of the Roses..this had me peeing my pants especially as I had been there and done that..it was oh so familiar.
Emma Chase style of story telling was both imaginative and so different from anything else I have read, the narration from Drew's mind, his little anecdotes and his thoughts and sub conscious had me howling with laughter, this is total genius from Emma Chase. If you ever want to know what a man is thinking, this is the book to read.
I don't want to say too much as it will spoil it and there is only so much you can say about being inside a blokes head...other than it is messy...but here are some of my favourite quotes from the book...I had highlighted loads (well almost the whole book) and I ain't typing all of them out so a select few will have to do....
"You know on TV when there's one of those awkward, shocking moments and all you hear are the crickets in the background?
Well chirp f***ing chirp...this is one of those moments."
"For God's sake, don't let her watch Cinderella. What kind of example is that? A mindless twit who can't even remember where she left her damn shoe, so she has to wait for some douchebag in tights to bring it to her? Give me a frigging break!"
"It makes me want to kiss her and strangle her at the same time. I've never been into S&M. But I'm beginning to see its benefits."
"Newsflash, ladies: We can't read your thoughts. And frankly, I'm not entirely sure I'd want to. The female mind is a scary place to be."
"It's simple guy logic: If a woman is angry? It means she cares. If you're in a relationship and a chick can't even be bothered to yell at you? You're screwed. Indifference is a woman's kiss of death. It's the equivalent of a man not interested in sex. In either case--it's over. You're done."
Absolute freaking genius, Emma Chase I love you...you have to write more...I cannot pimp this book enough, go out and buy, you will not be disappointed!!