Wednesday, April 6, 2016

Hey, It's A Blog Tour for "The Wedding Date" by Kelly Eadon

by Kelly Eadon

"The Wedding Date"
Genre: Comedy, Contemporary, Romance. 288 pages.
Price: $3.99 ebook (at time of post)
Book Link: Click Here


Kate Massie has big dreams-they just haven’t worked out. Yet. In the meantime, she spends her days clerking for a judge and her nights fantasizing about her tall, dark, and sexy gym crush. So when she runs into him one night, she’s shocked to realize he was her shy, nerdy junior-prom date. But that isn’t where the surprises end . . .

James Abell needs a date to his sister’s wedding. So when Kate agrees, he’s relieved . . . until one little lie turns their wedding date into a full-blown fake relationship. Only it doesn’t feel fake-not the toe-curling kisses and definitely not the electricity. Neither of them is looking for something real . . . but they just might fall for their own little white lie.
My Rating:  📔📔📔
My Thoughts: Fake Date Maybe Pure Fate
       This novel was a sweet and quirky read with characters that had you "aww"ing one moment and laughing the next. The family drama keeps everything entertaining. Also the story is definitely a good read for a nice beach day, which I've tested.
        Recently relocated back home to the beachside town of Belmont, Kate Massie, is trying to get her life back in order. Coming home was never Kate's plan especially when the job she's secured is underneath her credentials, but with the economy she took what she was given. The one bright side was finding a hottie at the gym to admire from a distance. Of course fate in a small town would intervene and Kate's gym guy just happens to be her old prom date who was gangly geek now turned man hunk. Not to let this fate of a moment pass him by James Abell wants nothing more than to ask his old crush Kate on a date. But James sister's wedding is just around the corner and through friend's matching Kate and he are set to go together. Problem is the Abell family wedding is sure to be a drama filled event with exes and mother-in-law galore.
          Overall, cute easy read with a couple hot scenes. Honestly I thought this was going to be about the cliche fallout drama from the wedding date like similar books, but I was pleasantly surprised. My favorite part was the wedding scene itself, so many wedding books never actually write about the wedding and this author did it brilliantly, it was jovial and yet crazy as all family events can get trust me Hispanic weddings are loco. I also really loved how the Abell family grows on you, even if they seemed to be the scary foe in the beginning they turn out to be the glue. Now I will say the ending felt off as if James and Kate's drama was rushed or left open and then concluded with one quick cut conversation and a very cute epilogue. I really wanted something mentioned about James and Kate still being high school sweethearts, just saying missed opportunity in the epilogue. So if you are looking for sweet funny read involving wedding drama while two people try to reconnect by pretend dating, this book would be good.
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Kelly Eadon
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Kelly Eadon is a romance writer living in Richmond, Virginia with her husband and a house full of rescue animals, aka “the kraken”. She swears like a sailor and says whatever pops into her head. In order to counteract her big mouth, she wears high heels whenever possible. In her spare time she spins, kick boxes and attempts to renovate her farmhouse. She hates sanding drywall, loves to cook, drinks lots of wine, gets scary competitive at trivia, and enjoys time spent exploring with her rescued beagle mixes.


  1. Great review, Rae! This sounds like a very well written book and really sweet, too! Thanks for being on the tour! :)

  2. Thanks so much for having me and for reviewing The Wedding Date! I'm thrilled to be on your blog. I also have a Facebook release party tomorrow and am giving away a kindle fire if you have time to stop by.