Meet Cute

Meet Cute

Book - 2019
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The New York Times bestselling author of Pucked and The Good Luck Charm delivers a Hollywood happily-ever-after where a famous heartthrob falls for his ultimate fangirl in this sexy standalone romantic comedy.

Talk about an embarrassing introduction. On her first day of law school, Kailyn ran - quite literally - into the actor she crushed on as a teenager, ending with him sprawled on top of her. Mortified to discover the Daxton Hughes was also a student in her class, her embarrassment over their meet-cute quickly turned into a friendship she never expected. Of course, she never saw his betrayal coming either...

Now, eight years later, Dax is in her office asking for legal advice. Despite her anger, Kailyn can't help feeling sorry for the devastated man who just became sole guardian to his thirteen-year-old sister. But when her boss gets wind of Kailyn's new celebrity client, there's even more at stake than Dax's custody issues: if she gets Dax to work at their firm, she'll be promoted to partner.

The more time Kailyn spends with Dax and his sister, the more she starts to feel like a family, and the more she realizes the chemistry they had all those years ago is as fresh as ever. But will they be able to forgive the mistakes of the past, or will one betrayal lead to another?


Publisher: New York :, Forever,, 2019
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2019
ISBN: 9781538760185
Branch Call Number: FIC HUN
Characteristics: x, 370 pages ;,21 cm

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Carynmoir
Oct 21, 2019

Humorous and fun, but.... I had trouble getting past the ethical issues of a conservator becoming involved with the custodial party in a custody dispute. I know, this is romance and romance is often escapist fantasy, but I kept thinking that Kailyn was going to get called in front of the bar for ethical violations. This kinda ruined any escaping I was doing, so not this wasn’t a book that would inspire me to read others by this author.

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AConsolver
Sep 26, 2019

4 Stars - I recommend if you enjoy humorous contemporary romance.

When Kailyn meets her TV crush, Daxton Hughes, and finds out that he goes to her law school, she instantly makes a fool of herself. She also gains a very gorgeous rival for the remainder of her law school program. When he throws her under the bus at the end of school, she never wants to see him again. Years later they meet again, setting up a trust for his younger sister, Emme. When his parents unexpectedly die he becomes his Emme's guardian and inherits his parent's estate. He's trying to navigate his own emotions, let alone issues that preteen girls deal with. And his aunt is suing for custody. The two will be legally brought together for the good of Emme and change opinions of each other as they go along.

This was my first book by Helena Hunting. I thought it was really cute, and actually had a decent amount of depth to it too. It definitely had the super funny parts, but also bits that made me teary. I thought that the awkward meeting was funny and cute, and set them up for an awkward reunion later on. I honestly loved the parts with Emme the most. I'm apparently a sucker for the "single dad" trope, even though he's not Emme's dad, this really pulled at my heartstrings. I thought that Dax trying to navigate preteen parenthood was super funny, and of course the period section was particularly hysterical! I enjoyed the chemistry between Dax and Kailyn, but I loved the emotional depth even more. Overall I would recommend this one if you enjoy contemporary romantic comedies.

JessicaGma Sep 03, 2019

Not quite as solid as say a "Kiss Quotient" or "The Hating Game", Meet Cute is a decent romance where everything works out in the end. I liked the lady characters but the famous Daxton seemed a little underbaked.

JCLStefanieE May 04, 2019

Fun, sexy, and very cinematic. Much better than the average Hallmark movie, but not far off... a great escape.

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