City and Book’s #7 book of the year is Quirks and Kinks by Laurel Ulen Curtis
Author: Laurel Ulen Curtis
Genre: Romantic Comedy, Contemporary
Release Date: 07.13.15
Why is it a top 10 book of 2015?
Two words. Romantic comedy. The cover alone tells you this will be an awesome read. Who doesn’t want a fun love story with lots of snarky sass and unexpected kinky encounters?
Sexual fetishes. Dark desires. The freakiest of fantasies.
Quirks & Kinks, TV’s newest boundary-crossing program, showcases it all.
Hard-as-nails actress Easie Reynolds tries desperately to hide her vulnerability and undeniable attraction to her co-host, Anderson Evans, from him and the people closest to her. But putting on a sellable act for the rest of the world means it’ll be an even bigger challenge than she thought. As guests reveal their kinky escapades and crazy antics, it only intensifies their sexual tension on the set, proving they have but one shared fetish—each other.
How real can it be? After all, it’s only television.
Lights. Camera. Action. Love?
I must admit…I bought this book based on the cover. I was preparing to attend a signing last August and Curtis posted a pre order for her books with this as a featured image (as it was a new release). I just knew I had to have a copy.
I could not be more pleased with the chance I took. I was very impressed with the character development in Quirks and Kinks. Easie, the female lead, is beyond hilarious. She’s so sassy and funny and as bitchy as she can be…I just want to be her bestie. She and Anderson, the male lead, are both so broken and hiding it from the world. In a weird twist of events that involve a lot of awkward kink reenactment, the two learn to trust one another and help each heal.
It’s a truly beautiful love story but set against so much humor. You will laugh your butt off. You will go wide eyed and wonder “do people really do that???”And best of all you’ll watch two characters fall in love and root for them the whole way.
The writing and editing were exquisite! This may have been the first novel I’ve read by Curtis but it won’t be the last. I recommend this book to anyone who values humor and laughter.