3 starsContemporary Romancefake relationship/engagement

Finding Mr. Wrong by A.M. Madden, Joanne Schwehm

Finding Mr. Wrong Book Cover Finding Mr. Wrong
A.M. Madden, Joanne Schwehm
Fiction, Contemporary Romance
February 20th 2017

Here’s a tip: never trust a jackass in preppy clothing.

The phrase “trust me” should have been my first clue to hightail it out the door, but hindsight is always 20/20.
So there I was, on a stage with two other men, being asked ridiculous questions by a woman I couldn’t see, but whose voice made my pants tighten—and not around my ankles.

Before I knew what was happening, I'd signed up for six weeks in paradise, isolated on an island for forty-two days with a complete stranger. And when I finally laid eyes on the sexy brunette who belonged to that voice, a part of me thought this wouldn’t be so bad.

I’ve always been a levelheaded guy. I am a successful, smart, and shrewd business man. But that was when I was listening to the head above my shoulders. Once the blood traveled south, I always ran into trouble.
She called me Mr. Wrong, and that was fine with me.
Lesson learned: lust always trumps logic.

Maria’s Review

➦Another vague review coming your way, people. This one is really hard to rate…

➦There’s this social experiment where two complete strangers end up on an island for 6 weeks and try to fall in love. Or something. And there’s a money prize if they end up marrying. Right.

➦If you’re one of those people who would roll eyes even at the premise of this book STOP. RIGHT. THERE. Pick up Anna Karenina instead, or something.

➦Since I am not one of those people, I shall allow this awesomeness of a fiction into my brain. Anywhoo. Long story short and then you decide if it’s right for you:

le positives (for me):

1) the writing is good and contains great banter
2) “arranged relationship” trope which I lurve

le mehgatives:

Book is 40 pages too long. My phone shows that I stopped reading at page 230 of 274. I was actually satisfied with the outcome and I didn’t need anymore descriptions of sexy times or the heroine’s gushing about how perfect the hero’s body is. like… damn, girl! I get it, he’s HAWT! But leave something to imagination.

I might just be jealous.

➦And thus, you see my dilemma. If I rate it on the pure fact that I was unable to finish the book it would be a 2 star. If I rate it on the chunk that I did read it would be a 4 star. I settle on 3. If you’re a patient reader it might be a good, satisfying book for you.