August 5, 2019 2 min to read

Review: Perky by Julia Kent

Category : Reviews

Synopsis:
AN ALL-NEW STANDALONE FROM NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLING AUTHOR JULIA KENT

One hundred years ago when I was young and impulsive (okay, it was five, alright? Five years ago…) I let my boyfriend take, let’s just say…compromising pictures of me.

(Shut up. It made sense at the time).

Surprise! The sleazy back-stabbing jerk posted them on a website and, well, you can guess what happened. That’s right.

I’m a meme. A really gross one.

You’ve seen the pictures. And if you haven’t – don’t ask. And don’t look!

As face recognition software online improves, I get tagged on social media whenever anyone shares my pictures. You try getting a thousand notifications a day, all of them pictures of your tatas.

So. I’m done.

It’s time for revenge. Let him see how it feels! But how do you get embarrassingly intimate pictures of your jerkface ex who double-crossed you five years ago?

Especially when he’s a member of the U.S.House of Representatives now?

Getting sweet between the sheets with a congressman is pretty much every political roadie’s dream, right? I’m one in a crowd.

Except to this day, he swears he didn’t do it. Pursued me for months after I dumped him five years ago. Begged me to take him back.

And I almost did it. Almost. I was weak and stupid and in love a hundred years ago.

Okay. Fine. Five.

But I still have the upper hand. Second chance romance has all the emotional feels, doesn’t it?

I can’t wait to punch him in the feels.

All I need to do is sleep with him once, take some hot-and-sweaty pics of him in… delicate positions, and bring him down. That’s it. Nothing more.

Pictures first. Revenge after. And then I win.

At least, that’s how it was supposed to happen. But then I did something worse than sexting.

I fell in love with him. Again.

My Review:
Title: Perky
Author: Julia Kent
Format: Ebook
Genre: Romance – Comedy, Second Chance, Enemies to Lovers
Standalone: Yes
Part of a Series: Yes – I don’t think there’s a series title but each book focuses on three friends
POV: Perky and Parker
Steam Level: Toasty
4/5

I picked up Perky with some trepidation. I wasn’t too fond of Fluffy but really liked Perky’s character in it. I’m glad I gave Perky a shot because it was sweet, funny, and sexy but a bit predictable. I’m also looking forward to Feisty.

I received an advanced copy of this book. This is my honest and voluntary review.

Favorite Quotes:

  • “Telling the truth is special.” “That’s because you’re in politics.”
  • He kissed me. I punched him. We’re even.
  • Condescension is a more powerful biologic than Botox.
  • “You’re a congressman! You’re supposed to be less vulgar.” “Have you looked at Congress lately?”
  • Forgiveness is what other people tell you is required to make them feel better.
  • If deflection was a form of energy, you would be a magnetic pole.
  • If human beings have twenty-seven different emotional states, then Parker was my twenty-eighth.
  • I’m more me with him than without.
  • Logistics are just ways around obstacles that aren’t really important.

Click Here to buy Perky by Julia Kent from Amazon.

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