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REVIEW The Reluctant Bachelorette by Rachael Renee Anderson

Book Description

September 16, 2012
 Unknowingly cast as the bachelorette for her town’s charity event, Taycee Emerson wants out. Especially when she discovers her old teenage crush, Luke Carney, is one of the bachelors and it's up to the viewers--not her--to decide which bachelors stay or go. Coerced into participating, Taycee does what any self-preserving girl would do. She launches a subtle attack on Luke’s good name with the hope of getting him voted off the show. Unfortunately, Luke's an eye-for-an-eye kind of guy, and when he discovers what she's up to, it means revenge. But when their pranks go south, will they screw up any chance they have at a future together, or will they be able to forgive and forget and prove that love really does conquer all?

About the Author

Rachael Anderson is the author of four books: Divinely Designed, Luck of the Draw, Minor Adjustments, and The Reluctant Bachelorette. She’s the mother of four and is pretty good at breaking up fights, or at least sending guilty parties to their rooms. She can’t sing, doesn’t dance, and despises tragedies. But she recently figured out how yeast works and can now make homemade bread, which she is really good at eating. You can read more about her and her books online at 

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My Thoughts

Taycee (love that name!) has just dumped the latest guy to ask her to marry her all because she can't forget her first love in high school, Luke.  He broke her heart and left her, moving on with his life.   Jessa, her high school best friend, has a plan to save the local farming community and ropes Taycee into a scheme where she is the bachelorette on an internet game show to raise funds and publicity for their plight.   Without knowing she is the bachelorette, Taycee eggs on the newly returned Luke to join the competition and then has to face them when Jessa announces her as the prize.  

Taycee still has feelings for Luke and as she winds her way through the bachelors, a few do catch her eye but she ends up comparing them all to Luke. There are some truly funny moments between Jessa and Taycee as well, as some of the more unlikable bachelors.  As Taycee makes her way through all kinds of men, she finds herself really wondering what is truly important to her.  The ending is just perfect.

This story is lovingly written with a lot of humor and enough snark to make me extremely happy.  I know it took a certain blogger forcing this book on me, but like most good things, I am sorry I waited so long to discover this author.  I know Anderson is referred to as a clean romance author, but there is enough romantic tension to keep me swooning.  Her sense of humor will keep me returning for more of her work.  

You can buy this book for only 99 cents until the end of October.  Don't delay, get it today! 


  • Paperback: 316 pages
  • Publisher: CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform (September 16, 2012)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1479269670
  • ISBN-13: 978-1479269679

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    Print copy of The Reluctant Bachelorette (Ebook for International winner)
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  1. Thanks for the contest. Would love to win the g.c. or the print copy.

  2. I am really good at eating homemade bread too!!

  3. Thanks so much for the awesome review and for participating in this tour! You rock!

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  5. Sounds like an interesting book.

  6. I'm very intrigued by this book!

  7. So excited for this book and your review just adds to it! Thanks so much for sharing your thoughts!

  8. What a great giveaway. This book sounds great from reviews that I have seen. Would love to win and read this book. Thanks for the giveway.
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