Big Girl Panties by Stephanie Evanovich is a rollicking and poignant romantic comedy about a young widow who decides to get in shape...and winds up getting her groove back - and a whole lot more!
Holly Brennan used food to comfort herself through her husband's illness and death. Now she's alone at age 32. And she weighs more than she ever has. When fate throws her in the path of Logan Montgomery, personal trainer to pro athletes, and he offers to train her, Holly concludes it must be a sign. Much as she dreads the thought of working out, Holly knows she needs to put on her big girl panties and see if she can sweat out some of her grief.
Soon, the easy intimacy and playful banter of their training sessions lead Logan and Holly to most intense and steamy workouts. But can Holly and Logan go the distance as a couple now that she's met her goals - and other men are noticing?
©2013 Stephanie Evanovich (P)2013 HarperCollinsPublishers
From the first few pages I was hooked! There was such a good story line I felt like I was emotionally involved from the start. Every chapter left me wanting to hear more and that to me is what makes a good book!
I loved Holly's slow transformation and her determination. Logan's uneasiness with his true feelings for Holly worried me and kept me listening. Loved, loved loved Chase and Amanda.
so good!! i have read and re-read this story so many times and still enjoy it.
My 1st book from Stephanie Evanovich. I have to say I was not really sure what to expect based on the summary. However, let me say this I laughed and cried and honestly was sad to see it end even on such a good note.
READ THIS BOOK! or be lazy like me and join audible ;) Either way it is wrrh your time.
I absolutely loved this book when I first read the hard copy. Great story. Well written and definitely entertaining. The audible version is terrific too. The performers voice is perfect and delivers a great performance.
Yes, I would listen again! I'm sure I missed something. Besides, the story and main character struck a chord with me. I'm sure it might with several of the female readers out there in Audibleland.
There are a few salaciously steamy parts that took me by surprise. The whole book was a pleasant surprise!
Honestly, my favorite "character" was the COUPLE, consisting of Holly and Logan. It was gratifying to watch each of them slowly and painfully interact and grow, day by day.
Katie Schorr nailed it! She handled both female and male voices easily without becoming ridiculous or grating. She was so consistent, it sounded as though she read the entire book in one take. Her voice was pleasant and melodic and she was able pronounce ALL the words correctly!!
I did laugh several times and teared up a few, too. I didn't want a gut-wrenching read when I chose this book, and it wasn't. I was, however, emotionally invested all the way through.
Oddly enough, this was my first Stephanie Evanovitch book. It won't be my last. :)
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