Publisher Description

She's always had a crush on her friend Calvin. When he finally realizes it, he makes her a deal. Two weeks together to try anything she wants, and then they go back to being just friends. Of course, nothing goes quite like they planned. A funny, friends-to-lovers romance.

Josie Wheeler isn’t a risk-taker. She likes her routine running the Morning Jolt cafe. The last risk she took was asking her dreamy friend Calvin out—and that failed miserably. But as her thirtieth birthday gets closer, that routine starts to feel like stagnation.

After his marriage went up in flames, Calvin Monroe knew love wasn’t for him. Since then, every relationship he’s had has been no-strings-attached. But Calvin’s not nearly as commitment-phobic as Josie thinks he is; he just can’t find anyone that measures up to her.

Josie is vibrant, funny, smart—and Calvin’s wanted her since they first met. But he knows he’s not her type. Josie goes for wholesome guys, not divorcees with bad reputations.

An overheard conversation changes everything. Calvin realizes Josie is—was—into him, but he was too dumb to see it. If he can convince her to take another risk on him, he’ll win her heart. So, he makes her an offer she can’t turn down: Two weeks to try out anything she wants.

Josie knows Calvin doesn’t do forever, but she says yes to his proposition, anyway—it might be just what she needs to get him out of her system and her life out of its rut.

What Josie doesn’t expect is their exhilarating chemistry entangling her wary heart. But when her cafe is threatened, she has to decide what she’s willing to risk for a love beyond her wildest dreams.


This is the first book in the MAGNOLIA VALLEY series. It can be read as a standalone or as part of a larger story line. 

• Dreaming of You (Josie & Calvin)

• Destined for You (Ethan & Astrid)

• Fascinated by You (Nora & Alek)

• He was Playing for Keeps (Caine & Quinn)

• Catching Her Wild Heart (Wyatt & Penny)

• Risking it all for Love (Augustus & Freya)

• It was Always You (Simon & Margot)

• They Started with a Kiss (Sebastian & Amelia)

March 15
Cora Reed
Hummingbird Press LLC

Customer Reviews

Pins4 ,

Dreaming of You

Loved the book can’t wait to read the next ones.

Thisnicknamethingissostupid02 ,

It’s Ridiculous

I honestly couldn’t finish the book because Josie had to be the victim throughout the whole story and it was annoying like she said something hurtful to Calvin also, but it just got ignored, so I wouldn’t recommend it what a waste of my time.

Coyotecactus ,

A wonderful love story

The author never ceases to amaze me with you books. She draws you into the story that you feel you are right there. I wanted to laugh, scream, cry and jump up and down throughout the book. A wonderful story

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