Title: Getting Off
Author: Katherine Stevens
Series: Elevator Series #1.5
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Release Date: 30th October, 2016
A recipe for a perfect Thanksgiving disaster:
Add 1 cup of contagious disease
2 cups of secrets
Stir in too much family togetherness
Sprinkle on some awkward porn viewing
Heat at 350 degrees
A year after Going Down, Cole and Cici are still crazy about each other. Despite their relationship no longer being a secret, they can’t seem to catch a break. All Cici wanted was one perfect holiday, and all Cole wanted was dibs on some cranberry sauce.
As usual, Cici has a carefully laid out plan. And as usual, the universe has a different—more hilarious—plan. Will Cici be able to give up her idea of perfection and go with the flow?
Sometimes letting go is the secret to getting off.
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Reviewed by Sharon Thérèse
Short, saucy and salaciously naughty, this offering was just what the doctor ordered. Or better said, the gal who took it on herself to make sure everyone sat down to a Thanksgiving meal was the perfect distraction. And whether or not it was the perfect disaster, you’ll have to find out for yourselves! Overflowing with innuendos and a banter that gave me a belly full of laughs, it’ll give you a pretty good insight into Cole’s crazy family. He’s pulled out the big guns and confessed to the love of his life about their competitiveness in this little gem of a novella. To see how far they’re capable of pushing their luck was a joy and a half to read. In fact, I found their shenanigans quite exhausting and never knew what to expect next.
“I’m going to rent another family next year!”
But regardless of Cici’s first impression of Cole’s parents and his siblings which in itself was nothing less than hilariously embarrassing, they all go out of their way to make her feel at home. Still head of heels in love with Cole, she’s got to pluck up the courage to do something which doesn’t go quite as planned. I can’t possibly let on because it’d spoil the read for you. But I will say this, Cole’s ideas are on par with hers.
“I’m thankful to all of you letting me into your lives and making my family a lot bigger.”
Of course, you’ve got to read Going Down first to get the gist of Cole and Cici’s sexapades. Whoops, spelling mistake! I meant escapades! And if you’ve had the pleasure of meeting these two adorable characters, you’ll know by now that Ms Stevens usage of colourful vocabulary is hmm. . . a tad explicit! How she goes about writing such outrageous scenarios in a fast-moving plot and make them work had me once again, questioning her imagination. And to be honest, she’s a dab hand at pulling it off.
“Your brain is so weirdly adorable. I love you.”
All the characters’ eccentric traits are unquestionably well-developed. This book is easily read and I wouldn’t hesitate recommending it to those of you who need cheering up. It will brighten your mood, make you tingle in all the right places and when you turn last page, I have no doubt you’ll be grinning from ear to ear like I did. My rating. Well, I think it could have been a little bit longer, but that might just be my greediness! So looking forward to more writing extravaganzas from Ms Stevens. BRAVO!
“I had no idea you two were so freaky. This is disturbing on a whole new level. My therapist is going to have a field day.”
Buy links of other books by Katherine Stevens
Felony Ever After: HERE
Going Down: HERE
Author’s Bio Author’s
When Katherine Stevens isn’t writing, she can usually be found opening juice boxes and looking for lost shoes. Her kids keep her quite busy and always zig-zagging across the line of sanity. She is a lifelong Texan with a terrible sense of direction and even worse memory. She thinks life is entirely too hard if you don’t laugh your way through it.
As a child, she dreamed of being the most sarcastic astronaut in history, but her poor math skills and aversion to dehydrated food kept her out of the space program. Now she writes to pass the time until NASA lowers their standards. Your move, NASA!
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