Book Reviews, Contemporary, Romance

The Proposal – Jasmine Guillory

Publication Date: October 30, 2018
Publisher: Berkley Books
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Pages: 325
Dates Read: November 3, 2020
Format: Audiobook

GoodReads Synopsis

The author of The Wedding Date serves up a novel about what happens when a public proposal doesn’t turn into a happy ending, thanks to a woman who knows exactly how to make one on her own…

When someone asks you to spend your life with him, it shouldn’t come as a surprise–or happen in front of 45,000 people.

When freelance writer Nikole Paterson goes to a Dodgers game with her actor boyfriend, his man bun, and his bros, the last thing she expects is a scoreboard proposal. Saying no isn’t the hard part–they’ve only been dating for five months, and he can’t even spell her name correctly. The hard part is having to face a stadium full of disappointed fans…

At the game with his sister, Carlos Ibarra comes to Nik’s rescue and rushes her away from a camera crew. He’s even there for her when the video goes viral and Nik’s social media blows up–in a bad way. Nik knows that in the wilds of LA, a handsome doctor like Carlos can’t be looking for anything serious, so she embarks on an epic rebound with him, filled with food, fun, and fantastic sex. But when their glorified hookups start breaking the rules, one of them has to be smart enough to put on the brakes…

My Review


This book started off great! A proposal gone wrong in public, saved by a hunky latino doctor. But the book went downhill for me fast. The storyline came off very juvenile, there was hardly any character development, and there were many cringe-worthy and cheesy moments throughout.

I wish I could have loved this one more, as I had heard great things about Jasmine Guillory books. I’m not sure if I will pick up another in the future, but we will see.

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