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Your Place or Mine?: The laugh-out-loud enemies-to-lovers romantic comedy from Portia MacIntosh for 2023

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I was hoping that the romance would somehow make the characters more redeemable to me, but it didn’t at all. All of the romances in this book seemed to be purely physical. Most of the characters don’t talk to each other like normal functioning adults, and the only thing the characters cared about was banging each other. None of the characters had chemistry with each other, too, which made every romantic scene really uncomfortable for me. It was disappointing. Your Place or Mine? involves two different plotlines. One of them centers around Serena and Ziggy, who are two strangers that are forced into living in the same house while their friends are on vacation. They hate each other right off the bat, but some feelings rise up that start to change things. The other plot involves Serena trying to expose a cheater for the cheat that he is. North West Roasts Kim Kardashian's Ex-Boyfriend Pete Davidson: "You're Going To The Met Gala, Pete, Not The Gas Station" Stream It Or Skip It: 'Mike Birbiglia: The Old Man And The Pool' On Netflix, The Comedian Wades Into The Depths Of His Mortality Finally, Serena also has to rethink her relationship with Dean. Again, I enjoyed this part of the story because it added something new to the narrative but, on reflection, it did make me think that this was a story that could have been broken up into three separate novels. I was intrigued by how Serena would resolve her connection with Dean, particularly with an annoying Ziggy to distract her, but think MacIntosh could have also expanded on this further.Joy Behar Was Totally Lost On 'The View' As Whoopi Goldberg Tried To Make An Argument About Men And Abortion: "What Is The Point?" For a film being pushed as this year’s big Valentine’s watch, Your Place or Mine is as half-hearted as they come. The fact the author had to make the protagonist’s current bf a cheater with a fiancée to make Ziggy seem dateable was almost funny. But he wasn’t dateable, he was petty, he was freezing her milk and he already got the good room. She was homeless, he was just a bad roommate. He refused to clean which is just vile behaviour from an adult man and his attempts to get her to leave, into i say again homelessness, nearly killed her. Also she was apologising as if she set the fire. Then she watches him perform at a show and now they’re happy as clams? It was so stupid Stream It Or Skip It: 'Fargo' Season 5 On FX, Where Juno Temple Is A Minnesota Housewife Running From Her Past, And Jon Hamm Is The Person Chasing Her On top of this, Serena’s discovery that connects her to Diana was as much of a surprise to Serena as it was to me. I think it would have helped if the blurb actually referenced this because I thought the story would just be about the conflict between her and Ziggy. There were a couple of elements that were glossed over from MacIntosh which I thought slightly disappointing (what on earth did that discovered contraption do?!) and I could not decide whether this was supposed to be a main or sub plot. Either way, it added a different part to the story, even if I was far more interested in Serena and Ziggy’s antics.

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Nope! A lot of you seem to be wondering this, based on today’s Google Trends. And we understand why you might think that Your Place or Mine is based on a book, given the fact that it’s starring and produced by Reese Witherspoon, who has a keen eye for adapting novels featured in her famed book club. And it’s true that Netflix also recently acquired a movie via Witherspoon’s Hello Sunshine production company, which is based on a book—Sarah Haywood’s bestselling novel The Cactus. There also are a few books out there named Your Place or Mine, but they are not the inspiration for the movie. After having her three children, Julie became a mature student at first Westminster College, then Oxford Brookes University, where she gained a degree in English. As part of the course, she studied creative writing with Philip Pullman, who encouraged her to continue with her writing after graduation. This she did, and her published work includes nine rom-com novels, and more recently, a crime fiction series for The Book Folks. The Missing American - the first in the series - features the somewhat flawed, Oxford-based private investigator, Edie Fox; a single mother and very young grandmother who inadvertently gets her precious family caught up in her first big case. Although her recent novels have ventured into some dark places, Julie manages to inject humour into the stories without diminishing the danger of situations Edie finds herself in.

Serena and Ziggy were both such great characters to read about. They were both so well developed, as was their connection to each other. Not just romantically/physically, but in a friendly way as well. I was a bit nervous when I started the book, reading right at the beginning that Serena was dating someone, because sometimes I feel like I struggle to feel a connection between the main characters if one (or both) of them is initially with someone else, but I’m glad that wasn’t the case here. For me, Romance books are all about the journey. I enjoyed the journey these characters went on. Both are likeable and their scenes are great. They go from being annoyed with the other to having other emotions. I also enjoyed reading about what Serena was left by her deceased employer. Netflix dropped the first trailer for Your Place Or Mine on Thursday morning, and it seems the streamer is well-prepared to continue its streak of adorable romantic comedies. I also had an issue with the author’s writing style. I’m sure some people will like it, but it felt like there was a lot of quirks to the writing that I wasn’t fond of. For example, there was an excessive use of ellipses at the end of chapters and there were forced moments where the narrator seemed to attempt to talk to the audience.This book is great escapism reading. I have not read a book by Portia MacIntosh before, and I look forward to reading more of her books in the future. Savannah Chrisley Shares Thanksgiving Update That Her Parents Todd And Julie Chrisley Have Been Granted “Oral Arguments” By The Appeals Court: “Thanksgiving Win!” How 'The Buccaneers' Crafted Josie Totah and Mia Threapleton’s "Joyful" Queer Romance: "Never Even a Discussion"

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