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Publisher's Summary

Wanted: a roommate.

Requirements:

  1. Don’t be a smoker. That’s gross.
  2. Don’t be a jerk. I have no time to deal with your mood swings.
  3. Clean up after yourself. Is it really so hard to put dirty clothes where they belong?

If you meet these qualifications, call me.

Sincerely,

Desperately Seeking Roommate

When I put the ad in my university’s newspaper, the last thing I ever expect is for the star football player to respond. From what I know of him, Abel Russo is a womanizer and an absolute jerk.

Sadly, he’s the only thing stopping me from being evicted by my annoyingly gleeful landlord. It should be easy enough - there’s no chance we’ll fall for each other. But then he gives me lingering looks, and I might just be looking back. 

All I wanted was a roommate, but I’m about to get so much more than I bargained for.

©2019 Micalea Smeltzer (P)2019 Micalea Smeltzer

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Dual Narration would have been better

A male narrator would have been better. It dragged a bit and the climax was a bit lame. It was a decent listen buy not something I would listen to more than once.

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This is such a great story, and I love the narrator. This is really a great audiobook!

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Loved, loved, loved!

The narrator made me laugh so dang much. She nailed this story and made Smeltzer's writing shine even more!

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So much fun!

The audio narration on this one is really good! The narrator does a really good job with portraying the story!

I have a claim on Abel Russo and there is absolutely nothing y'all can do about it. Back off ladies, he's mine!

Lou is in desperate search for a roommate for her 2-bedroom college apartment after her sleazy landlord raises the rent. Abel is in desperate search for a new place to live after his roommate moves his girlfriend in. It seems like fate just might have some ideas for these two.

I absolutely loved this book. I loved the fun and quirkiness in this adorable romance. Abel is an absolute cinnamon roll. He is super sweet and loving. Lou is so amazing. She is unashamed to be who she is. She is this amazing curvy woman. She is quirky and weird and totally okay with that. I loved that Abel is just accepting of her and she is accepting of him. I love that the people around her are super supportive as well. There are so many stories with plus size heroines where the people around her are not supportive of who she is and are wanting her to change. I loved that the people around Lou accept her for who she is and are not trying to change her. I did want more of her friends and more of Abel’s friends. It almost seemed as if they were the only ones sometimes.

But overall, this book was so amazing! I absolutely loved it!

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Starbursts Girl

Totally awesome story, amazing characters and narrator. Loved when Lou and friends come up with plan to get Abel back. Look forward to reading more from this author. I received free audible code for my honest opinion.

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Quirky and witty... laugh out loud fun!

A new-to-me author and narrator, I can’t express how much I loved this romantic comedy! Lou is looking for a roommate and has quite an interesting list of qualifications/rules. When fate sends Abel, Mr. Popular football player, her way the stars have aligned because they are the best opposites attract, perfect-for-each-other couple! I love that Lou and her bestie are not portrayed as “barbie dolls” but rather flaunt their curves, love to eat and are totally confident in who they are. Their personalities, especially Lou’s, had me laughing out loud with all the quirky and witty things she say and do. This friends-to-lovers romance was hilarious, but it also had sweet and honest moments and very relatable issues of acceptance and trust that comes along with new love. Because of Lou, I will always strive to be a pink Starburst! Narrated by Addison Barnes, she was so entertaining and gave so much life and personality to Lou, as well as her vast array of voices for the secondary characters. It truly was such a fun and entertaining listening experience.

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So entertaining!!

I haven’t heard this narrators voice before and I have to say she’s incredibly talented at the different voices for both male and female characters! Even the kids voices...too flipping cute!!!!
I thought she brought Lou to life really well and I just loved listening to this book so much!
Its a refreshing, entertaining story with quirky but fun characters and the storyline is great from start to finish! A thoroughly enjoyable audiobook!
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Fun and Enjoyable Read!

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Re-Read in September 2019

I got a free code to listen to Desperately Seeking Roommate from Micalea Smeltzer. I really enjoyed listening to Desperately Seeking Roommate. I love Lou and Able. I can't wait to read Desperately Seeking Landlord.

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A great story

Lou and Abel’s story was a good one. When a meeting of circumstance can lead to something more. Addison Barnes did a good job narrating the story. I enjoyed listening and seeing what happened next. Their story was a cute romance.

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So Good!

This was probably my fav Micalea Smeltzer book to date! The chemistry between MCs was off the charts and it was so funny! I laughed out loud a few times!

Audio performance was also on point! Definitely reccomend this book!

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  • 09-10-19

OH MY GAWD! Love love loved this one

OH MY GAWD!!!!

I listened to this story in audio. That narrator was perfect, that story was perfect, I loved everything!
DSR had a little bit of everything. This was my first time reading or rather listening to a story by this author and I am so happy with the outcome. I’ll definitely be reading more books by this author.

I’m going to need to go pick up the actual book so I can highlight favorite quotes and parts of the story. ... who am I kidding the whole book would probably highlighted.

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  • 08-27-19

New my favourite couple

Where do I start??? Abe and Lou are just amazing!!! They are my new favourite couple, I just loved there chemistry, right from the start I was just gripped.

Lou was the kind of person that I could see myself being friends with. She was just her self and didn’t care what thought of her.

Abe is a totally babe!!! How he was with his family was just to adorable!

This is a book that you should definitely read!! The characters are amazing and once again Micalea does it again. She has just written the best love story from start to end

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  • K. Ramjohn
  • 08-24-19

I enjoyed it

Desperately Seeking Roommate was a sweet, hilarious RomCom that will leave you amused. This friends to lovers or should I say roommates to lovers college romance was heart-warming, sexy and at times steamy with lots of sassy banter that I really did enjoy. I loved the main characters and the side characters. Quirky, over the top, swoony they had it all. My only issue with the story was that the h fell for the "trap" too easily when it was obviously a setup. I would recommend this story to those looking for a light, easy read.
I listened to the audible version of this story which was narrated by Addison Barnes. Addison's portrayal of the male voice was excellent and I enjoyed it, however the female's voice felt young and it took me a while to get used to it. However after a while I did enjoy the narration.