Hallie Scott expected the hangover from her thirtieth birthday. She did not expect to find her calm, orderly life as Swan Cove’s head librarian to completely change overnight when her best friend added Hallie to the mayoral ballot because of one little remark. One. Now she’s going head-to-head with the small coastal town’s prominent “prince,” Fitz Montgomery…whose charm is about to get seriously checked.
All Fitz wants is to prove himself, beyond being the latest in the unbroken line of Montgomery mayors. Nobody, least of all Fitz, expected the town’s cute-as-hell librarian to step up and run against him. Hallie’s definitely in over her head, which is a problem, since Fitz wants a fair fight. But is he helping Hallie level the playing field…or arming his opponent?
Hallie and Fitz are on completely different sides. Their backgrounds, their lives, their ongoing ebook vs paperback argument. But they’re both about to learn that the art of war is nowhere near as complicated as falling for the enemy...
Cute romantic comedy!
Cute romantic comedy! After hitting a milestone birthday and having a wild night out with her friends, Hallie wakes up to realize that she made a huge mistake while intoxicated when her friend informs her, she’s signed her up to run in the town’s mayoral race. Fitz is the current mayor, and his entire family has been in the mayor seat for decades and has never had competition to run against. As Hallie comes to her senses, she realizes this might be a good thing, as she is very informed being the town’s librarian, but the town is resistant and unwilling to accept her spot in the race. Fitz realizes that he’s only become mayor for his family and decides to help Hallie on the down-low with her campaign and educate her about running for mayor, and as they get to know each other the instant chemistry turns into feelings. This was a cute read from Christi that kept me giggling throughout the read.
I voluntarily read and reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.
Attraction & Heat!
Hottie On Her Shelf by Christie Barth is a fun Rom Com featuring the town librarian Hallie who just turned thirty, and wakes up to find that her best friend Megan took her drunken conversation seriously and put her on the ballot for mayor of Swan Cove, against the current mayor Fitz.
Fitz Montgomery never wanted to be a mayor but it was a family legacy of sorts. So he is thrilled to have some competition finally.
Hallie doesn’t quite know what to do. She has entered the competition at the very end and is new to politics. So Fitz helps her to even the playing field.
These two didn’t count on the sizzling chemistry between them. But what can come of it if they can’t even be seen alone in public together? And how will they ever get past the competition?
This is a little slow in the beginning and takes a while to heat up. But it does get better in the last part of the book.
Received an early copy and this is my honest review.