PITA by Brooke Blaine
Publication Date: January 29th, 2017
Genres: Contemporary, Romance, Romantic Comedy
Source: the publisher
As one of the most prestigious wedding coordinators in Los Angeles, Paige Iris Traynor-Ashcroft is known for being classy, elegant, and the orchestrator of many happily-ever-afters.
But in the words of Paige herself: “What a crock of shiitake.”
Known affectionately (or not) as P.I.T.A. to those closest to her, she’s never been one to buy into the whole monogamy thing for herself. Sure, her BFFs are getting picked off by Cupid one by one, but his arrows have nothing on her semiautomatic.
Richard “Dick” Dawson does his best to live up to his name. A long-time frenemy and manwhore extraordinaire, he thrives on pushing limits, pushing up skirts—and pushing every single one of Paige’s buttons. He’s the itch she can’t scratch, and doesn’t want to. Or does she?
What happens when blazing-hot rage turns to crazy, unexplainable lust? Surely not...love? Because that would just be a total P.I.T.A.
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Paige’s story was anything but a ‘pain in the ass’ to read. In fact, this was some “one-sitting reading” right here, folks. I couldn’t put it down and I couldn’t wipe the smile off my face the entire time. I am a huge fan of this series, but this one takes the cake as my favorite.
Paige is a snarky but successful wedding coordinator who doesn’t believe in the institution of marriage. One look at her parent’s marriage and you’ll understand why. Dick was Paige’s neighbor growing up and they spent a lot of time together while Paige’s parents were busy not being parents. A misunderstanding in college has turned the best friends into enemies and the one-upmanship is off the charts crazy. One night in Vegas after some blackout-inducing shots and Paige finds herself in a bit of a pickle.
There wasn’t one thing I didn’t love about this book. Paige and Dick have been playing a cat and mouse game since the beginning of the series, so I was more than a little curious about their history. Seeing them work out their issues in true “Paige fashion” was both entertaining and comical. Their banter is bitingly hilarious and slightly outrageous, but the sexual tension is smoking hot. Everything was just perfect from the storyline to the dialogue and I ate it all up with a spoon and wish I could ask for seconds.
If you haven’t read this series, I highly recommend it. It’s fun, flirty, sweet, swoony, and hot. There’s only one book left (as far as I know), so now we just need to find out if Quinn really is a ninja spy and my life will be complete.