It’s Andrew and Amanda’s turn… in duplicate
We’re having twins.
Which means my swimmers are stronger than my brother’s. I win.
Yeah, yeah, everyone can say it’s not a competition, but it is.
And we all know it.
Two babies at once means double the fun, and double the misery for my poor wife, Amanda. While I’m growing a Fortune 500 company, she’s growing two entire human beings out of nothing but orange cheese snacks and ice cream.
Do you have any idea how hard I’ve worked during this pregnancy, tracking down orange smoothies for her?
Not to mention being forced to Facetime into a childbirth class on perineal massage, rescuing Chuckles the cat from being shaved bald by my two-year-old niece, and fighting with a wife who has named the twins Lefty and Righty.
By the time we hit the ninth month, my entire world revolves around pleasing — and protecting — her.
Even if it means humiliating myself in the name of love.
Wait a minute. Wait a minute, now.
Is she the one who’s winning?
Andrew and Amanda are BACK in the newest New York Times bestselling Shopping series book as they “beat” Declan and Shannon in the baby competition, but at what cost? As their future awaits them in the form of twins, Amanda and Andrew face ghosts from the past with wit, humor, and most of all — plenty of love.
Praise for Julia Kent’s Books:
"A frothy, fabulous romantic comedy." ~ Kirkus Reviews (review for Shopping for a Billionaire)
"Julia Kent is my go-to author when I want to laugh, swoon and just feel oh-so-good as I get lost in a romance! Hasty delivers on all those fronts!" ~ #1 New York Times Bestseller Lauren Blakely
"I love Hasty so much! I will never not smile every time I think about Hastings Monahan, her epic fall from the top, moving back home with her parents, her ex, and the cow thing. Bonus, Ian McCrory is a total swoon fest of a hero. Ten thousand stars!" ~ USA Today Bestselling Author Pippa Grant
"From the very first page of Hasty, I knew I was in for a ride. I felt as if I were seeped into the character's lives, feeling second-hand embarrassment and frustration as their paths crossed. I adored this book and I cannot wait to dive into another Julia Kent romance!" ~ New York Times Bestselling Author Carrie Ann Ryan
"Hasty was the perfect antidote to 2020 - utterly adorable and deliciously satisfying." ~ USA Today Bestselling Author Melanie Harlow
"Holy rabbit milk cheese! Julia Kent is the only author capable of making me laugh my lady parts inside out! Hastings, is a heroine after my own heart. The things that come out of that woman's mouth are pure *chef's kiss.* I promise you Julia saved the best for last in this series!" ~ Wall Street Journal Bestselling Author Nana Malone
"Reading a Julia Kent book is like taking a vacation with your best friends. They'll make you laugh, tug on your heartstrings, and leave you wanting more." -- New York Times bestselling author Melissa Foster
"Kent and Reed create rom com magic in this friends to lovers romance. Laughter, tears, and all the swoons." -- USA Today Best Selling author Daisy Prescott
"Heartwarming and intensely emotional, Our Options Have Changed is witty, sexy and hilarious with a heroine you admire and a hero you can't help falling in love with." -- Helena Hunting, New York Times bestselling author
"Witty, sexy, funny and delightfully delicious--love it from beginning to end."-- USA Today bestselling author T Gephart
"An utterly charming celebration of the messiness of love, life, and motherhood... every woman deserves a Nick." -- Laurelin Paige, New York Times bestselling author
"This book is life. Funny, smart, and banter like no other. Fluffy is my top read this year!" - New York Times bestselling author Corinne Michaels
"Wickedly entertaining and clever, with spot on sexual tension and banter, you won't be able to put this one down - nor will you want to!" - #1 New York Times Bestselling Author Rachel Van Dyken
"When I need an insightful, amusing, beautifully written book, I pick up a Julia Kent novel. So, it was this mindset that I read Fluffy, a book about an accidental fluffer. Yes, that kind of fluffer. I usually laugh often while reading Julia's work, but this time, I LOL'd and ROTFLMAO'd with every dang page. Fluffy is the light and sweet side of Julia Kent, a perfect fluffernutter of romantic comedy: Very sweet, a little salty, and definitely delicious." - USA Today bestselling author Blair Babylon
Reader and Blogger reviews:
"Move over Sophie Kinsella and make way for Julia Kent. I haven't laughed so much since the Shopaholic series." -- Reader review
"Shannon reminds me of Janet Evanovich's Stephanie Plum character..." -- Reader review
"Another best seller by the Queen of romantic comedy." -- Reader review
"Kent took this fun, sexy tale and gave it a depth that made it so darn easy to read." -- Glass Paper Ink Bookblog
"Nothing has made me laugh out loud this much since I read Bridget Jones' Diary many, many years ago." -- Reader review
"This book is a MUST READ and I can't WAIT for the next one!!!" -- Reader review
"...Julia Kent has once again brought the laugh until you cry scenes, but has added a new aspect to her writing..." -- Avid Reader Book Reviews
"The characters in this book are absolutely magnetic and you can't help but be drawn into their lives." -- Reader review
"This book is bursting at the seams with all the fun and witty banter!" -- Eargasms Audiobook Reviews
New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author Julia Kent writes romantic comedy with an edge, with more than 2 million eBook, print, and audiobooks sold and 4 appearances on the New York Times bestseller list. Her books have been translated into German and French, with more languages coming soon.
From billionaires to BBWs to new adult rock stars, Julia finds a sensual, goofy joy in every contemporary romance she writes. Unlike Shannon from Shopping for a Billionaire, she did not meet her husband after dropping her phone in a men's room toilet (and he isn't a billionaire).
She lives in New England with her husband and three children in a household where the toilet seat is never, ever, down.
She loves to hear from her readers by email at firstname.lastname@example.org, on Twitter @jkentauthor, on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/jkentauthor . Visit her at http://jkentauthor.com
Fall in love all over again!
I fell in love all over again with the cast of characters in the newest installment of the Shopping For series.
This is the grudge match between the McCormick brothers, pregnancy with twins and all the fun and fallout that comes with that and the impending fatherhood for Andrew.
This is the story full of laughs, revelations and the true meaning of family.
Julia Kent has a magic to her words, she brings the readers into the story. I felt really invested in the way that Amanda and Andrew navigated their way through. I empathized with Amanda and her pregnancy. I had a great appreciation of Andrew's growth as a husband and father.
The swoons are real and plentiful and of course what would this series be with the hilarity of the Jacoby family barging their way through!
It was lovely to see Terry make an appearance and I so hope for his story soon! He deserves it and a happy ending of his own!
Get your hands on this book, heck the whole series and see how easy it is to fall in love with this crazy crew too!
Absolutely entertaining!!! I love all these characters. I would like to see Terry find someone as well......Carol maybe......
Love this fun story!
Shopping for a CEO’s Baby is book 16 (!!!) in the shopping series which seemed daunting for me since I’ve only read one other book in this series before picking this up. But I dove in almost blindly and don’t regret it at all. I loved this story and never felt like I was lost or missing out by not having read all the previous books. (But I might have to go back and read the others anyway to see if they are as good as this one!)
In this book Andrew and Amanda have to navigate expecting twins, and juggling their work, married life, family, and friends.
“When your husband’s “mistress” is his job, though, you’re “lucky.” Lucky to be married to a CEO. A billionaire. A “hot man.” A success.”
I expected this story to be funny and it really was, but it also was so much more than just humorous. It was also sweet, heartwarming, and emotional.