~Book Review~ “Kiss Me Not” by Emma Hart

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My Review:

Emma Hart has once again written a super fun and quirky rom com that I couldn’t put down until I finished the last page.

Kissing booth champion, Halley Dawson is getting ready to pucker up once again to claim her crown when she finds out her competition is  none other than Preston Wright – Creek Falls bachelor extraordinaire, who also happens to be her (not so) secret crush. Now she needs to not only win the competition but find a way to not care that he is on the other side of the booth kissing every single woman in Falls Creek that isn’t her.

Preston Wright has no desire to kiss any woman in Creek Falls other than Halley Dawson, but since he doesn’t know how else to get her attention, he agrees to be her competition in the yearly kissing booth.  Only, he doesn’t know how he can last a week knowing her lips are on anyone else’s but his . . .

Kiss Me Not was comedic gold!  As with every Emma Hart romance, the characters are amazing and their banter is off the charts funny.  I absolutely adored the super quirky Halley who has a penchant for wild raccoons and, while believing in herself, has low self confidence . . . she’s the perfect contradiction of a character.  Preston is also a sweet guy who really has no idea just how lacking in confidence Halley is which also makes watching him try to both understand and win the girl all that much more entertaining.

Very low on outside drama and high on laughs, not so wild raccoons and romance, Kiss Me Not was fabulous and quirky and very entertaining!  4.5 stars!

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Let me make this clear right here, right now: I, Halley Dawson, do not care that Preston Wright is kissing other women.

Not a lick. Not at all. Nuh-uh-freakin’-uh.

I do care that he’s doing it six feet away from me behind a gaudy velvet curtain—making him my competition in this year’s kissing contest.

Why do I care, you ask? Because I’ve had an unfortunate crush on the insufferable idiot since I was sixteen years old, but I also know it’s never going to happen.

He’s the Creek Falls bachelor to die for, and I’m the Creek Falls racoon lady who puts peanut butter sandwiches out for them every night.

I’m not going to let him break my four-year-long reign—no matter how many times he breaks the rules and slides the curtain across to do the one thing he’s not allowed to:

Kiss me.

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Excerpt:

“I never answered your question.”

“What question?” I darted my eyes to the side.

“Just now. You asked me if I wanted to kiss you.”

I did, didn’t I? Right. “Oh,” was all I said.

Slowly, he moved his hand to my chin and gently lifted it. Still, I didn’t look at him, keeping my eyes firmly trained on the front of the tent, even though I was facing him.

“Halley.”

“Yeah?”

“I want to kiss you.”

My eyes darted to his.

“I thought that’d do it.” His lips twitched, and he lowered his head until I had to fight the urge to close my eyes in anticipation of the kiss that was coming.

I swallowed, my lips parting.

Preston moved closer.

And he kissed my cheek.

I jerked out of whatever trance I’d just been in. “What the hell?”

He jumped off the stage, grinning. “I guess we’ll have to wait until tomorrow to break the stalemate, won’t we?”

“Oh, hell no!” I jumped off, stalking him to his side of the stage. “You just stood there in front of me and told me you want to kiss me, then kiss my cheek? The hell was that?”

His eyebrows shot up, amusement flashing in his eyes. “If I didn’t know better, I’d think you wanted to kiss me, too.”

“Irrelevant,” I shot back. “But you’re a special kind of asshole to tell a girl you wanna kiss her and then not do it.” I turned around, then stopped. “You know what? When I beat you tomorrow, you can kiss my ass.”

“You’re way too mad about this.”

“I’m not mad!” My voice raised a few octaves. “I couldn’t care if you want to kiss me or not. I most certainly don’t want to kiss you.”

“Why are you shouting at me?”

“I’m not—” I was shouting at him. “Whatever,” I said in a normal voice. “Make sure you take that money to the bank. Tell Tish I sent you.”

I left him on his side of the curtain and went to get my purse. He could get fucked. After all that where I think I was so damn nervous I broke a sweat, he didn’t even kiss me.

I wasn’t lying with what I said.

He could kiss my ass.

I’d even wear my good panties and bend over for him.

 

About Emma Hart

Emma Hart is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over thirty novels and has been translated into several different languages.

She is a mother, wife, lover of wine, Pink Goddess, and valiant rescuer of wild baby hedgehogs.

Emma prides herself on her realistic, snarky smut, with comebacks that would make a PMS-ing teenage girl proud.

Yes, really. She’s that sarcastic.

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