⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ REVIEW: The Boyfriend Effect by Kendall Ryan

Quick and sexy with a capital S, this low angst read is easy to devour in one sitting. While I do think the blurb is all kinds of misleading – this is a classic best friend’s little sis “forbidden” romance, not a boyfriend training session – it’s a great start to a promising new series. It’s as steamy as you’d expect from a book about an adult toy shop owner, and short enough to read in a few hours. Our couple has been holding back their feelings for years, so it doesn’t take long before they’re heating up the pages. It’s very much Ryan’s style, with a group of friends you’ll want more of and a romance that’s light and sexy.

The story follows Hayes, a serial dater who seeks out relationships then lets them flounder. He moves from one girl to the next without ever putting his heart on the line, and there’s always something off about each relationship. After his latest breakup, Hayes decides to take a break from dating, but that gets put to the test when a weekend getaway brings him closer to his best friend’s little sister, Maren. While Hayes has never had brotherly feelings towards Maren, he knows that bro code dictates he stay away. But that’s easier said than done once they cross the line.

I’ll be honest and say that I expected this to go a completely different way, but I like a good best friend’s little sis romance so I was happy with the direction it took. This author just needs to stop writing blurbs before she writes the books, because they often don’t match up. This one is all about the lust between these two, the years of unspoken feelings, and the forbidden element. I wasn’t sold on the timid, somewhat submissive Maren, but did enjoy the book from start to finish. It’s low angst and steamy, moving at a quick pace without ever lingering on anything too heavy. There were a few things I didn’t love (a little bit of awkward OW drama, the hesitancy to move forward, and the shallow feel of the relationship), but nothing that held me back from enjoying the book as a whole. I’m actually really interested in reading Wolfie’s story next, and there are a few other characters who have my interest piqued. All in all, it’s a very solid start to a fun, steamy new series and I’m looking forward to more. I received a free copy via Booksprout (then purchased it for my collection) and am voluntarily leaving a review of this quick, sexy romance.

Release Date: October 13th
Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Gt0SfI


A sexy new brother’s best friend romance from New York Times bestselling author Kendall Ryan.

I’m not boyfriend material.

If a trail of broken hearts and a piss-poor record of failed relationships have taught me anything, it’s this. My buddies are happy to give me shit about my latest breakup from here to next Sunday. Thanks, but I’d rather have a root canal.

And a vasectomy.

At the same time.

Relief comes in an unlikely package—the gorgeous and feisty Maren. She just so happens to be my best friend’s sister, so that’s not awkward at all.

But I’m a man on a mission, and Maren is down to teach me all the ways I’ve been failing as a boyfriend. Apparently, there are many. And it’s all very informative—until I start to catch feelings.

Now it’s not just my reputation on the line, but my heart too.

Release Date: October 13th
Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Gt0SfI

About the Frisky Business Series:

Q: Are these new characters?
A:Yes! Hayes and Maren are brand new characters you’ve never met and I can’t wait to introduce you.

Q:Is this part of a series?
A: This is book 1 in a new series about a group of male best friends who own an adult toy company. Get ready for lots of shenanigans, feels, and a swoonworthy bromance. Each book can be read as a standalone.

Preorder Bonuses!

Get These Bonuses When You Preorder…
A FREE never-been-released book that you can’t get anywhere else!
A deleted scene in his POV that you DO NOT want to miss!
An exclusive sneak preview of the next book in the series is included just for you

Release Date: October 13th
Amazon: https://amzn.to/2Gt0SfI

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