Coming Up Roses by Staci Hart

New Staci Hart!! How excited are you? I DEVOURED this read guys. One day. Heck. Less than a day.

I love Staci's books and this one was no different. Her books in this spinoff are all loose reinterpreted retellings of Austen novels and I am HERE For it. This is the first book in this series and it laid the perfect ground works for the next few books. I loved meeting the characters and the world. The Bennet Brothers. Yes, you read that right, and boy have they met their match in this series. Enemies to lovers is one of my TOP ropes and when Hart does it, it is NEXT LEVEL. This book though? Our heroine had ALL the sass and spunk, and even though she drove me bonkers I loved every bit of it. This book brought the swoon and the sexy and I was all for it. I can't wait to read the next one! Now, I am off to buy some flowers, my house is severely lacking.

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Everyone hates parts of their job. Maybe it’s the paperwork. Maybe it’s the day-to-day grind. Maybe it’s that client who never knows what they want, or the guy who always cooks fish in the microwave. But not me. I love every corner of the Longbourne Flower Shop, every flower, every petal, every stem. I love the greenhouse, and I love Mrs. Bennet, my boss. I love creating, and I love being a florist. I don’t hate anything at all. Except for Luke Bennet. The Bennet brothers have come home to help their mom save the flower shop, and Luke is at the helm. His smile tells a tale of lust, loose and easy. He moves with the grace of a predator, feral and wild. A thing unbridled, without rules or constraint. When he comes home to save Longbourne, I almost can’t be mad at him. Almost. He doesn’t remember that night I’ll never forget. That kiss, touched with whiskey and fire. It branded me like a red-hot iron. But it meant nothing to him. Everyone hates part of their job, and I hate Luke Bennet. Because if I don’t, I’ll fall in love with him. *Spinoff of The Austen Series