"Just friends" is all Brooke and Dylan have ever been. (Except for that one night in high school, but they don’t talk about that.) Growing up, he was her protector. Her confidant. The one guy she could always trust.
Now she’s a marine biologist working toward her PhD in California, and he’s an underwear model in New York. Despite the distance and their wildly divergent career paths, they’ve managed to stay friends.
Dylan’s only in town for a few days, crashing on Brooke’s couch and repaying the favor by acting as her date to a friend’s wedding.
It was totally an accident she saw him naked.
Pretty soon, the “just friends” thing goes out the window, and they find themselves giving friends with benefits a shot.
It’s all going great…until it isn’t.
Dylan’s got a ticket back to New York at the end of the week, and Brooke may have accidentally broken his heart. Can they navigate these uncharted relationship waters? Or has she wrecked her oldest friendship?
I like the book, it's really funny! But Brooke and Ester (main character from book 2) are the EXACT SAME personality. The author even has Brooke LIVING in Ester's old apartment and even the cat's personality is the same as Ester's cat.
Instead of writing 2 books in the same series with the main character having the SAME EXACT personality, I'd have liked to see characters that are different.
Experimental Marine Biology by Susannah Nix
Wow I loved this book, it is the first one I’ve read by this author . Brooke and Dylan had been best friends for about 18 years, Brooke was a Marine Biologist in LA and Dylan was a underwear model in New York. Dylan needed a break and asked Brooke if he could visit and sleep on her couch. Things became sexual and Dylan wanted more but Brooke broke his heart and said they could only ever be friends. But she was wrong, read this book at times it will break your heart but then will be put back together again.
Whale puns, sexy hero, intelligent heroine...the best of the best
All I can think of to say is WOW!!! I’m not even sure I can articulate how much I loved this book. Susannah Nix does it again. She brings in another intelligent heroine in the STEM field and pairs her with a swoon worthy hero (who happens to be a model). I fell in love with Dylan the moment we meet him and it’s not often I do. He knows what/who he wants and goes for it but not in the alpha way, which is a nice change of pace. I will admit that the moments Brooke has with her dad had me in tears, but it only made me want to keep reading even more.
This very well could be my favorite Chemistry Lessons book so far, but really...is it fair to compare them when they’re all so amazing?
If you’re unsure about reading this but love puns, this is enough of a reason to read the book. I promise you won’t be disappointed either way!
**ARC kindly provided by the author for an HONEST review (and this is completely honest to goodness how I feel about the book)!**