⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ REVIEW: Sex and Other Shiny Objects by Lauren Blakely

Prepare to fan yourself with this one – the CHEMISTRY between these two was on fire. This is without a doubt the best Lauren Blakely book I’ve read in a long time – and that’s saying something. It was so light and fun (and SEXY), with great banter and an easy connection between our couple that only comes from years of being friends. It’s a friends to lovers story with a completely unique premise that still showcases all of the things I love best about the trope – the shared history, the depth of the relationship, the strong feelings that don’t waver along the way. Loved this one from start to finish.

The story follows Peyton, the owner of a lingerie shop. She recently went through a bad breakup and is finally ready to move forward with her life and make her struggling business succeed. When she’s approached about testing out popular romance tropes (ripping shirts, tearing off panties and more), she jumps at the opportunity. The only man she trusts to follow out these sexy (but not sex) acts is her best guy friend, Tristan. They came close to crossing the line from friends to lovers in college, but life got in the way and neither one has pushed for more since – if it was going to happen for them, it would’ve already. But stripping each other out of their clothes feels decidedly UN-friendly, and that line begins to blur.

I always love Blakely’s writing because the pages fly by and the banter keeps me smiling, but I’ll admit to being worried that the sexuality in this one would overtake the story. I absolutely should not have worried; Blakely knows what she’s doing. Yes, the book is crazy sexy, but the history between Peyton and Tristan made it easy to see there was more to them than that. Tristan is an incredible guy and he really stole the show in a big way. I devoured this in one sitting. I received an ARC via Candi Kane PR (then purchased it for my collection), and am voluntarily leaving a review.


Release Date: January 13th
Genre: Contemporary Romance


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SEX AND OTHER SHINY OBJECTS, a fresh, fun, outrageous new best friends to lovers romance from #1 New York Times Bestselling author Lauren Blakely IS LIVE!!



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Audiobook performed by Andi Arndt & Jason Clarke and special guest star Julia Whelan. With additional voices by Joe Arden and Erin Mallon.



“This book was the perfect way to start my 2020. Sex and Other Shiny Objects left me with a grin on my face and my heart is still sighing when I think of it.”

~ Melissa, Goodreads

“These stories from the Boyfriend Material series just keep getting better and better. Just when you think Lauren can’t write a better story, she goes and does it.”

– Joanne on Goodreads

“I absolutely loved this storyline and often wondered if popping buttons and bathtub hijinks were really feasible. The way that Ms. Blakely presents it is fresh, funny and uncomfortably real!”

~Bibliophile Chloe







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Performed by

Andi Arndt & Jason Clarke and special guest star Julia Whelan.

With additional voices by Joe Arden and Erin Mallon.




The second the test-the-sexy-scenes offer landed in my lap, I said yes.

After all, I’ve been damn curious about a few things I’ve read in romance novels. Do buttons truly go flying across the floor when you rip off a guy’s shirt? Is staircase sex hella hot or does it leave you with a big old bruise mark on your back? And don’t even get me started on all that panty shredding, and whether it even works.

Time to find out as I embark on Project Sexy Scenes Research, at the request of my hotshot book editor bestie.

All I need is a willing scene partner. Enter Tristan, my best guy friend. The witty, tell-it-like-it-is, bearded hottie volunteers for the experiment.

He’s also the guy who gave me the most devastating, toe-curling kiss of my life ten years ago. But nothing has happened since then.
And nothing will come between my panties and our friendship now since we have a plan to keep it PG.
But once the buttons start flying, all bets are off…



About the Author:
A #1 New York Times Bestselling, #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling, and #1 Audible Bestselling author, Lauren Blakely is known for her contemporary romance style that’s sweet, sexy and witty. She also writes red-hot love stories for her Lauren Blakely After Dark line.

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