From #1 NYT Bestselling author Lauren Blakely, comes a new and sexy romance…THE KNOCKED UP PLAN! A standalone romance told in dual POV, THE KNOCKED UP PLAN is about all of the fun, hotness, and heartfelt emotions that come when a single woman asks her gorgeous, jaded, sworn-to-be-single-forever good friend to get one particular job done. What happens next when he agrees to provide the bun for her oven are lots of hot sexy times and heartfelt moments.

 

 

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There are three little words most guys don’t want to hear on the first date. Not those…I mean these… “knock me up.”

This single gal has had enough of the games, the BS and the endless chase. I know what I want most, and it’s not true love. It’s a bun in the oven, and I’m not afraid to hit up my sex-on-a-stick co-worker to do the job. Ryder is gorgeous, witty and charming — and he’s also a notorious commitment-phobe. That makes him the perfect candidate to make a deposit in the bank of me.

I won’t fall for him, he won’t fall for me, and there’s no way baby will make three.

Right?

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There are four words every guy wants to hear on the first date — “your place or mine?”

When my hot-as-sin co-worker makes me a no-strings-attached offer that involves her place, my place, any place — as well as any position — I can’t refuse. Besides, I’ve got my own reasons to take her up on her deal even with her one BIG condition.

There’s no way I’ll want more from one woman than any position, any where, any night? Except . . . what if I do?

Be prepared to swoon and fan yourself from the heat! This full-length standalone contains lots of hot baby-making s-e-x, happy tears, playful jokes and a hot, swoon worthy hero you will fall madly in love with. One-click now for pure reading enjoyment!

 

 

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Review:

 

* A review copy was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review *

~ 4 Knocked Up Stars ~

What happens when you have a dream of being a mom??

What happens when you make a plan to achieve your dreams, but they turn into something more??

Well you’re going to get those answers and more when you read The Knocked Up Plan by Lauren Blakely.

The Knocked Up Plan is a lighthearted, fun and sexy beach read by Lauren Blakely. This is one of those stories that doesn’t have a lot of drama and angst but is still fun and interesting to read.

My only problem with this story, was I felt it was missing something…I don’t know exactly what, but it didn’t have the same oomph we normally see in a Lauren Blakely book. Maybe it is just me….I don’t know. I also thought there was a little too much sex, I know I never thought I would say that, but I felt it took over the book. I love sex in my stories but I also want more substance to the story. I know I am probably in the minority when saying these things, but it is how I feel.

Now don’t take that last comment as me not liking this book, because I absolutely did!!! I just didn’t think it was 5 star worthy. This is the next book in Lauren’s Dual POV standalone novels. This is a complete standalone and no other book needs to be read first. Although we do see Delaney (from The Hot One) and Penny (from The Only One) in this story as well because they are the Best Friends of Nicole. But in no way are there spoilers for their books in this one.

As I said this is a Dual POV story and I thought that was wonderful. I love when an author gives us both sides to the story. It makes the connection between characters easier for me to feel and it helps bring out all the feelings us as readers are supposed to feel. I thought the flow of the story worked well and the pace was good. I did think it dragged in some spots, but not enough to take away my enjoyment of this story.

In this book we follow the story of Nicole and Ryder. Both characters work for the same companion and they are friends. Nicole is reaching the age of 30 and she wants to become a mom, but with NO love interest to speak of, she decides to take matters into her own hands and find a sperm donor. When she doesn’t like the idea of a sperm bank, she thinks of her HOT co-worker Ryder. Now Ryder is having trouble with work and his personal life due to a past ex who destroyed his trust. So when he is giving an assignment, he turns to Nicole for help. I enjoyed watching the connection of these two characters grow throughout the story. I thought they were a perfect match. And as for chemistry….these two have in spades. Talk about panty melting.

So if you are looking for that fun, sexy and entertaining read to bring to the pool or beach with you this summer, grab The Knocked Up Plan and enjoy. If you have never read a book by Lauren Blakely, then this is a GREAT place to start your addictive journey with Lauren’s books.

 

 

 


✦The audiobook will be narrated by Sebastian York and Andi Arndt! Link coming soon! ✦

 


 

 

 

Excerpt:

 

Yanking open the door, I head inside. I stride to the small cafe where Ryder said he’d wait for me.

My chest falls. The man is known for punctuality. I scan the white bakery case and the five round iron tables, but he’s not here. When I spin around and survey the bookshelves, my heart nearly leaps from my chest.

He’s in the . . .

Oh my fucking God, he’s waiting for me in the . . .

I bring my hand to my mouth, and I want to run, to leap into his arms. When he sees me, his blue eyes twinkle with mischief.

I am a teapot about to whistle. I am a dog dancing before dinnertime.

He taps the shelves and holds up a book.

A pregnancy guide.

He’s ten feet from me. But I sprint anyway, and I grin like a fool. I stop two inches from him and clamp my hands on his broad shoulders. “Is that a yes?”

“Yes—”

I tackle-hug him before he can say anything more. I knock the breath from him in an oomph as I rope my arms around his neck and crash into him.

“But I have one condition,” he says, embracing me back.

I’m crying tears of happiness, so I don’t care. “Anything. Name it.”

“You better hear it before you agree.”

The moment screeches to a halt. He’s going to want visitation rights. He’ll want lots of money. He’ll want summers, or weekends, or evenings out.

I unwrap myself from the warmth of his strong chest and swallow. “What’s your condition?”

“I thought it would be best to present it in the form of a column.”

“A column?”

“Top five list and everything.”

I groan inside. He has five conditions? Maybe my mother was right. Maybe asking for baby-mix from someone you know is a big mistake. Anonymous donors request nothing but greenbacks.

I steel myself as he fishes in the back pocket of his jeans. The paper is square, folded in quarters. He hands it to me. “Open it.”

I unfold it then read the headline out loud. “‘Top Five Positions for Getting a Woman Pregnant’?”

I blink and stare at him. The cogs turn slowly in my brain. I part my lips to speak.

He raises a hand to silence me. “Hear me out. You explained how it worked. The room, the cup, the magazines, the videos. The whacking off in a fucking public place. The cost. But most of all . . . the wait.
You’d have to wait for an appointment for me, for the testing, for the jerking off, then for your special date with the turkey baster.” He cups my cheek. His hand is big and warm. “What if we did it the
old-fashioned way?”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“A refreshing take on the baby trope, The Knocked Up Plan is as sweet as it is naughty. Blakely not only balloons Nicole and Ryder’s incredibly powerful chemistry to new heights with their steamy love scenes, but she also infuses sweet emotion into every single one of their interactions.”

– USA Today

 

“Wildly romantic! Incredibly sexy! Hilarious and sweet! The Knocked Up Plan HAD IT ALL! The PERFECT romance to kick your Summer into HIGH GEAR! Ryder and Nicole are Lauren Blakely’s BEST CHARACTERS YET!”

– Shayna at Shayna Renee’s Spicy Reads

 

 

 

 

“The chemistry between Ryder and Nicole is COMBUSTIBLE!!! They are magic together.”

– Bookalicious Babes Blog

 

 

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About Lauren Blakely:

A #1 New York Times Bestselling author, Lauren Blakely is known for her contemporary romance style that’s hot, sweet and sexy. She lives in California with her family and has plotted entire novels while walking her dogs. With fourteen New York Times bestsellers, her titles have appeared on the New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal Bestseller Lists more than eighty times, and she’s sold more than 2 million books. In June she’ll release THE KNOCKED UP PLAN, a standalone contemporary romance. To receive an email when Lauren releases a new book, sign up for her newsletter! laurenblakely.com/newsletter

 

 

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