The Bromance Book Club

The Bromance Book Club

Book - 2019
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"Nashville Legends second baseman Gavin Scott's marriage is in major league trouble. He's recently discovered a humiliating secret: his wife Thea has always faked the Big O. When he loses his cool at the revelation, it's the final straw on their already strained relationship. Thea asks for a divorce, and Gavin realizes he's let his pride and fear get the better of him. Distraught and desperate, Gavin finds help from an unlikely source: a secret romance book club made up of Nashville's top alpha men. With the help of their current read ... the guys coach Gavin on saving his marriage. But it'll take a lot more than flowery words and grand gestures for this hapless Romeo to find his inner hero and win back the trust of his wife"-- Provided by publisher
Publisher: New York : Berkley, an imprint of Penguin Random House LLC, 2019
Edition: First edition
ISBN: 9781984806093
Branch Call Number: FIC Adam
Characteristics: viii, 339 pages ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Romance book club
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How about a romance novel from the men's perspective? Taking a close look at the hard work that marriage requires, the characters in this sexy and sweet rom-com form a romance book club in order to study the novels for hints about what they can do to be better husbands and lovers. The result? Inc... Read More »


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jcljessicaj Sep 10, 2020

What a fun story! I really enjoyed the dual perspectives of Gavin and Thea, as well as their friends/family. Getting to see different types of vulnerability played out in different ways was intriguing.

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Mahala
Aug 31, 2020

I really enjoyed Gavin and Thea's story. laughed out loud throughout it, glad I read it.

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Athena48
Aug 26, 2020

A fun & creative take on a traditional romance.

JCLBrittanyC Jul 15, 2020

Oh goodness, this one was hilarious. I am a rom-com queen, and I loved this new and original take on the genre. It follows baseball star Gavin Star as his marriage begins to crumble, when he finds out his wife has been faking it.... In swoops the Bromance Book Club, which is a group of elite men who read romance novels to solve their relationship issues. Yes, the hilarity just ensues from there. Along with the main plot of Gavin and his wife, you read chapters of the romance novel Gavin is reading as his guide which immerses you even further into the story. The only reason this one wasn't a five for me is simply due to the excess of sex scenes and the extent of detail included, they just seemed too much and very unnecessary. That aside, there are two others in this series, and I am very excited to read them!

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Suellen1111
Jun 30, 2020

I don't usually like married romance novels but this is a refreshing take on the theme. It's well written with likeable/lovable mains, a fun cast of secondary characters including a couple of lovable little girls, a refreshing storyline and some sweet sex. This is my first Adams effort; I'll be sure to try some other titles.

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csorensen25
Jun 05, 2020

I read a lot of romance novels, but this is probably my favorite one of the last few years. I loved the story of a married couple learning to reconnect and communicate. Full of laugh out loud moments, even my husband loved reading this one.

MaxwellPark_Library May 02, 2020

How hard would you work to save your marriage? That is the question Gavin Scott has to ask himself. Apparently he is willing to join a secret romance book club for men. This fun and adorable romance book talks about the issues of toxic masculinity and the effects it has on men developing deep, meaningful relationships.

Edwamau Apr 30, 2020

Cute romance which includes a story within the stor. Gavin Scott is trying to save his marriage. His male friend convince him that this can be done by reading romance novels to discover what to do to woo his wife back.

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ldonnell94
Mar 24, 2020

The Bromance Book Club is a must read for all contemporary romance readers who wish men could just understand them the way they do in books. This funny, adorable, and steamy novel explores what happens when a man on the edge of loosing everything finds his way back in the most unexpected way, through romance novels. Throughout the novel the concept of learning the language of your loved one is explored as Gavin seeks to demonstrate that he is willing to do anything to have his family back. Enter a dynamic group of dudes who read and dissect the nuances of romance novels in order to better understand the women in their lives. The end will leave the reader wanting more from this gaggle of wonderful characters.

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TLCMom582
Jan 21, 2020

I listened to the audio version of this book. My first by this author, but it kept me hooked to the app like nothing else has for awhile. It's one of those that you want to get to the end of to see what happens, but you never want to end.
The premise of a popular jock using a Recency Romance to win his wife back is fantastic enough, but when there's a whole "book club" of guys encouraging him because they have done the same, it is just almost too fantastic for the mind and heart to accept. Super swoon-worthy steamy scenes didn't hurt any, either.
The narrations by Andrew Eiden and Maxwell Caulfield were just what this book needed. Superb!

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Nov 09, 2019

Coarse Language: Liberal use of the F word

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