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Muffin Top

The Hartigans, Book 2
Auteur(s): Avery Flynn
Durée: 8 h et 57 min
4.5 out of 5 stars (5 évaluations)
Prix: CDN$ 31,32
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Description

The only thing about me that’s a size zero is the filter on my mouth. I’ve got a big personality, a big rack, and a big number on the scale. And I’m perfectly fine with that.

But when some random guy suggests I might not be eating alone if I’d ordered a salad instead of a hamburger I’m shocked silent, which is a feat, trust me.

That brings us to one sexy fireman named Frankie Hartigan. He’s hot. He’s funny.... And he’s just apologized for being late for our “date” then glared at the fat-shaming jerk. Next thing I know, he’s sitting down and ordering himself dinner.

I have no problem telling him I don’t need a pity date...unless of course it’s to my high school reunion next week. Oops where did that last bit come from? And what do I do now that he’s said yes?! 

Because this is no make-over story, and I think Frankie is using me for something. I just have to figure out what....

Each book in the Hartigans series is STAND-ALONE:

  • Butterface
  • Muffin Top
©2018 Avery Flynn (P)2018 Brilliance Publishing, Inc., all rights reserved. This edition is made possible under a license arrangement with Entangled Publishing, Inc.

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  • Au global
    5 out of 5 stars
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Loved it!!

This is book two in The Hartigans Series. Brian Pallino & Savannah Peachwood did a great job on this book as well. If you enjoy books where maybe not the most gorgeous or thinnest women get a great guy and who helps build their self-confidence (when others have been cruel all their lives) then the first two books you will LOVE in this series!! I felt a connection with each book in this series but especially this one!! I love how Avery writes books that are relatable and with real people issues. Not everyone is a model. I want a Hartigan for myself!! 😉🤞🏻❤️🎧 #MyRelistenListForSure

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  • Au global
    4 out of 5 stars
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  • Lisa
  • 2019-01-18

Love Muffins

Fun story. It was believable until it got ridiculous. Still made me laugh and feel good.

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  • Au global
    5 out of 5 stars
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  • BkLvr
  • 2019-04-24

Great Rom-Com

This was a great Rom-Com book, with some seriously sexy scenes. And I love that the "big girl" isn't a size 12!

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  • Au global
    5 out of 5 stars
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  • Courtney Wells
  • 2019-03-31

Loved it!!!!!❤️❤️❤️

Such a good book! Can’t wait to listen to other books from this author! Loved it so much!!!

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  • savannah featherstone
  • 2019-02-26

I love this book

it is so hard to find a plus size heroine that is actually plus sized(bigger than a 12). I love it. Lucy is big and proud. She also is confident. Avery does a very good job of making actually relatable characters and I love it. some of the stuff that happened in this book had happened to me before.

  • Au global
    5 out of 5 stars
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  • Esther Robards-Forbes
  • 2019-02-24

loved it!

great sequel to the first in series. can't wait for the next on the series.

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  • Michelle Eriksen
  • 2019-01-30

Sassy

I love Lucy. She has spunk and a don't mess with me attitude that had me cheering her on and Frankie is a perfect fit for her. This is a sassy and fun book with lots of romance, humor and enough action to keep the story going.

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  • Cinema4
  • 2019-01-20

Finally a plus size character who's not there to..

...change herself.

What authors get wrong when writing BBW characters is the women are so grossly unhappy with themselves that the story becomes all about them changing themselves to fit society's expectations of beauty. BUT THEN, they realize they are fine with who they are AFTER said change and yay! They didn't have to change but they might as well live with the change blah, blah, blah.

What this story does is use an actual plus size heroine - who is described as being a size 20, and not one of those insecure size 12-14s that considers herself "plus size." Our lead here is placed in a situation where she knows her own agency. She is witty, confident, and a proud sexual creature. Is she insecure sometimes? Sure. We all are, but her size isn't the peak of her existence, and her very rich developed personality shows that.

One of the things the story does is also describe how big the guy is, which I found utterly refreshing. Also he's the red head and not the woman (though her hair is described as 'auburn' but if I read another 'fiery' red-headed heroine I think I'm going to scream). Sure they mention his height -way too often- but they talk about his size in general in multiple situations.

It's a fun story because their physicality just an accent to their actual problems and it's done pretty well in that regard.

Trope-wise the whole "reformed manwhore" thing I'm really over. The story tried to address it with him realizing that's all he is and a situation that happened with his dad. But it's the biggest fantasy of the story.

Technically, and this is a pet peeve, the author used the word 'had' A LOT in this story. Like, A LOT. If I notice it then it's too much. I have an aversion to the word. I think most cases when it's used, you can restructure a sentence to omit it, but that's just me.

All in all it's a fun romp with two thirty-somethings who fall in love with each other. A good time.