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Neighbor Dearest

Neighbor Dearest A STANDALONE NOVEL that does NOT need to be read in conjunction with any other book From New York Times bestselling author Penelope Ward comes a friends to lovers story with sexy new characters Afte

  • Title: Neighbor Dearest
  • Author: Penelope Ward
  • ISBN: 9781535036573
  • Page: 367
  • Format: Paperback
  • A STANDALONE NOVEL that does NOT need to be read in conjunction with any other book From New York Times bestselling author, Penelope Ward, comes a friends to lovers story with sexy new characters After getting dumped, the last thing I needed was to move next door to someone who reminded me of my ex boyfriend, Elec Damien was a hotter version of my ex The neighbor I d dA STANDALONE NOVEL that does NOT need to be read in conjunction with any other book From New York Times bestselling author, Penelope Ward, comes a friends to lovers story with sexy new characters After getting dumped, the last thing I needed was to move next door to someone who reminded me of my ex boyfriend, Elec Damien was a hotter version of my ex The neighbor I d dubbed Angry Artist also had two massive dogs that kept me up with their barking He wanted nothing to do with me Or so I thought until one night I heard laughter coming through an apparent hole in my bedroom wall Damien had been listening to all of my phone sessions with my therapist The sexy artist next door now knew all of my deepest secrets and insecurities We got to talking He set me straight with tips to get over my breakup He became a good friend, but Damien made it clear that he couldn t be anything Problem was, I was falling hard for him anyway And as much as he pushed me away, I knew he felt the samee his heartbeat didn t lie I thought my heart had been broken by Elec, but it was alive and beating harder than ever for Damien I just hoped he wouldn t shatter it for good Author s note Neighbor Dearest is a full length standalone novel.

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    About "Penelope Ward"

    1. Penelope Ward

      Penelope Ward is a New York Times, USA Today and 1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling author.She grew up in Boston with five older brothers and spent most of her twenties as a television news anchor before switching to a family friendly career.Penelope lives for reading books in the new adult genre, coffee and hanging out with her friends and family on weekends.She is the proud mother of a beautiful 12 year old girl with autism the inspiration for the character Callie in Gemini and a 10 year old boy, both of whom are the lights of her life.Penelope, her husband and kids reside in Rhode Island.She is the author of eleven novels Her book RoomHate hit 2 on the New York Times Bestseller list and 1 on the Wall Street Journal Bestseller list Other New York Times bestsellers include Neighbor Dearest, Stepbrother Dearest, Stuck Up Suit, Cocky Bastard and Playboy Pilot the latter three co written with Vi Keeland Penelope loves friend requests from readers

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    1. Man oh man Where on earth do I start If you could see my now then you d honestly see a crazy loon of a bookworm sitting with the biggest smile on her face, with a heart that is POUNDING, skin COVERED in goosebumps, tingling from SO MANY EMOTIONS and I m HOT, like burning up from the pure epicness that is Neighbour Dearest Captivating Neighbour Dearest is captivating From the prologue I was dragged into this story, and held hostage by words that held so much emotion I couldn t escape, I didn t wa [...]


    2. 4.5 Stars If you haven t read anything by this author, Neighbor Dearest is the perfect book to start with Why Because this perfect little gem has everything that makes a book a great, wonderful read I ve read several books by this author, so trust me when I say her newest release is one of her best work so far Neighbor Dearest was sweet, funny, sexy but also emotional, intense and so heartwarming at times and most important of all, it was so different from what I thought it will be in a very goo [...]


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    4. 5 Unicorn STARSEver wonder what happened to Chelsea Jameson after Elec and Greta found their way back to one another in Stepbrother Dearest This is Chelsea s story of her hard fall for the hot, angry, artist that just so happens to be her neighbor in her new apartment complex His name is Damien H Hennessey and he is especially yummy my friends I didn t care that Damien was my friend When he looked at me, I wanted him to regret the decision he d made when he labeled me just that I couldn t help h [...]


    5. Please check out of my reviews at bookaddicthavenIt s been quite some time since I read Stepbrother Dearest , which I think was probably for the best in hindsight At first, the multiple references to Elec and Greta had me thinking that I would need to reread that book prior to reading, or rather listening to, this one As much as I loved Stepbrother Dearest , I was glad to find that Neighbor Dearest read easily as a standalone If you re like me, you vaguely remember the nice girlfriend that Elec [...]


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      FIVE STARS ARC Generously Provided by Author I was somehow connected to Damien in a way that I didn t even understand, connected to the way he made me feel, the way I knew he understood me, the way his heart beat for me.You know the feelings of euphoria you get after having read a really phenomenal story Well, I am definitely flying high on those feelings even three days after having finished Neighbor Dearest This isn t the first time I ve experienced such strong emotions from reading a Penelope [...]


    7. SQUEEEEEEEE OMG I just finished this AWESOME new book I honestly can t stop smiling The ending was perfect Like, I m literally sitting here grinning like crazy while I type this because this book was seriously just SO GOOD Ahhh It was exactly what I was looking for SWEET, SEXY, and UTTERLY ADDICTIVE with a heart melting hero who is guaranteed to make you SWOOOOOOON I loved how they went from friends to lovers and I was so curious to know what his secret was Their chemistry was off the charts and [...]


    8. I LOVED it soooooo much You have to meet Damien asap He s gonna make you swooooon D 3Ps I highly recommend this book to everyone It was so hot and funny.


    9. Not gonna lie, I ve read sooooo many books that at first, I had the distinct impression that I d read this before After a little while, it felt like a different story I d read Finally, it started to define itself a bit better and I had my aha moment I liked Chelsea She was funny and sweet Definitely at that stage in her life where she is trying to find herself and questioning where she s at Damien was sexy and caring Honest to a fault I really loved that about him No games He was protective of C [...]


    10. Without any doubt, Penelope Ward is in my top 5 book authors She is brilliant and I ve devoured her books one by one, without finding similarities, which is FANTASTIC how original she is Neighbor Dearest is a pleasant way of spending a lazy weekend reading and thinking that PERFECTION exists in this world Once meeting Damien, you will be hooked and he will totally ruin you for any other book boyfriends for a while.The story follows Chelsea, Elec s ex from Stepbrother Dearest After their split, C [...]


    11. 5 Stars As long as I m walking this Earth, I m going to love you You re it for me There are some authors who I put on an extremely high pedestal Penelope Ward is amongst this list Penelope Ward is definitely a one click author for me She has such a way with drawing me in with her beautiful writing, captivating and interesting characters, who always have an amazing back story One of my favourite romance themes are the friends to lovers stories and Penelope Ward captured the perfect mix of sexual [...]


    12. HOLY FUCK my heart is so full I could literally burst into tears.You know what, fuck it, I m going to let these fucking tears stream down my checks with pride.I can t even form the right fucking words to express how I feel right now, all I know is that it s a feeling I always get after reading a Penelope Ward book.She always seem to have the ability to make me bawl my fucking eyes out with her beautiful words.I ve read TWO FUCKING BOOKS in six weeks Yes, SIX.FUCKING.WEEKS This book funk I have b [...]


    13. 5 Unicorn Stars You were never able to understand how he could do what he did to you, why things happened that way I figured it out You know why it didn t work out with him Why Because God made you for me Damn, did I love reading this book I loved that it doesn t follow a formula that I was expecting I loved the humor and easy banter between Chelsea and Damien These two are hot as f k, even before Damien finally gave into his feelings Most importantly, whether friends or than friends, I loved D [...]


    14. 4.5 You re My Unicorn Stars ARC provided by author You only get one true love, one soulmate Not everyone is lucky enough to find that person in a lifetime Chelsea Jameson is a 25 yr old woman living in San Francisco, working at the Mission Youth Center After the guy she thought was her soulmate breaks her heart, Chelsea needs to get away from the apartment with all the memories of her ex Elec.She finds a fabulous new apartment in the mission district that she loves The only issue is her gorgeous [...]


    15. FIVE Unicorn STARS ARC kindly provided by author Two broken hearts destined to fix each other Just when you think all is lost and you can t never love again, you ll find the most unique and perfect heart, just next door Chelsea is a girl we once knew, she got her heart broken by a man who was in love with another, and now she is trying to pick up the pieces of the mess he left behind Everything reminds her of him, her home, her job, everywhere she looks she sees pieces of the happiness she thoug [...]


    16. 4.5 FIRESTARTER StarsGenre Contemporary RomanceType StandalonePOV First Person Female Sometimes, the best things are right under your nose all along Chelsea Jameson is living a single life after a bad breakup She is trying her best to move on however she is finding it so hard to do so because she somehow feels like she failed as a person when she discovered that her ex has cheated on her and falls in love with someone else Chelsea has some issues to work on moving into her new apartment was nice [...]


    17. 4.5 starsI never get disappointed with Penelope Ward s books I adored this one so much The storyline was fantastic and the characters original and realistic.The first thing I loved in this story was Damien Im in love with him and how protective, smart, sweet, friendly and sexy he was And Chelsea was the one who changed through the story She started as an ok character and became one of my favorite heroines Sweet, shy and lovely They start as friends having sweet and funny moments and some angsty [...]


    18. 3.5 StarsNeighbor Dearest is yet another example of how amazing Penelope Ward is as an author I love her writing style and how she always manages to captivate me with her words Damien and Chelsea s book was very intriguing and I loved the friends to lovers aspect It was really well done and there was no over the top drama that came along with it, which I very much appreciated With this book we got laughter, sexiness, friendship, and a strong chemistry between these characters Page after page I w [...]


    19. Penelope Ward is quickly becoming one of my favorite authors Her stories always bring a huge smile to my face and I love falling into them Neighbor Dearest is no exception Chelsea and Damien meet when she moves into his building He is her angry artist neighbor with loud dogs and she is the desperate sad girl I swear their meet up was perfect Due to a much needed repair, Damien can actually hear all about Chelsea s failed relationship You may remember Chelsea from Stepbrother Dearest she was Elec [...]


    20. This book is smack dab in the middle of the scale for me I didn t hate it but I didn t love it either It was okay If you re a long time Penelope Ward fan, the plot is a familiar one heroine falls for the hero but hero is reluctant to commit because of a big secret The familiarity isn t a knock on Ms Ward talent as a writer because for one, she does this type of story really well And two, Ms Ward definitely knows how keep her readers invested in the story My issue is that Neighbor Dearest kind of [...]


    21. RATING 4.5 Unicorn Hearts 3Neighbor Dearest is another shining example of Penelope Ward s trademark trifecta angst, humour, and swoon worthy romance a captivating combination that ensures an entertaining read from beginning to end You know why it didn t work out with him Why Because God made you for me Chelsea and Damien s relationship begins how every great relationship begins from a place of conflict, or in their case, highly amusing neighborly disputes la non stop barking dogs, thin walls, an [...]


    22. 4.25 STARS I want to enjoy my life unapologetically, and I don t take anything for granted A year has gone by and Chelsea Jameson still hasn t really recovered after her heart was shattered by her ex boyfriend Elec No matter what she does she can t move on, she s always trying to pinpoint where she is lacking that caused him to walk away Things take a turn in her life when she moves into an apartment When she hears incessant barking every morning which ends up waking her up, she has had enough a [...]


    23. Love thy neighbor.First off it s bloody hard for an Aussie typing neighbour without the u so don t be surprised if a few neighbour s pop up here or there So what did I think about Neighbor Dearest I actually really enjoyed it There are lots of things buzzing around in my brain after finishing and I m struggling to get it all clear in my head I have to say, I m absolutely stoked that I never read Stepbrother Dearest That sounds bad, but I know the type of reader I am and there s a bloody good cha [...]


    24. 10 stars.Probably the best book of the year I don t care if this is like, the third time I ve said it since the beginning of summer This book is truly one of a kind I devoured it in 24 hours and still feel like I ve lived a whole life in this short time.Oh, Damien Sighs contentedly I m still waiting for the moment I ll realize he s not real and that my neighbor is actually a cranky divorcee with a chiuaua and thirty years on me Life is cruel aaaand I m rambling again Better stop before something [...]


    25. 4 4.5 s When I first heard about this book, I had a mini heart attack thinking this was about Greta and that her and Elec had broken up Thank goodness it s about Chelsea, Elec s ex girlfriend To be honest, I never gave Chelsea much thought I wanted Elec and Greta together and that s it After getting to know Chelsea and her feelings about everything, I feel bad could you not As the title suggests, Damien is indeed Chelsea s neighbor and when they first meet, sparks do not fly Damien becomes known [...]


    26. That was a very sweet romance with low angst There was a little bit of a drama but it was not a making you ugly cry kind of drama It was solved in a good way This novel was sweet, it was hot, it was fun and it was definitely heart warming.It is about a couple who are apparently attracted to each other but the guy resists to be anything further than friends, saying he is no good for her in the long term So, you wonder what his reason for staying away from her is and when you learn, you understand [...]


    27. Oh man I bloody loved this book, even than Stepbrother Dearest and I really really liked that one I hadn t realised before I started that the heroine was the one that Elec dumped in Stepbrother Dearest and I m thrilled she got her happy and what a happy it was Damien fast became one of my favourite heroes, despite not getting his POV so having to be patient to work out why he was so leery of getting into a relationship, I got why and loved the plot twist, it totally worked for me.Loved the bant [...]


    28. Loved the first 60% but then we entered a cheese factory I m not a mushy person and this level of cheesiness had me rolling my eyes a lot, but having said that, I still enjoyed it a lot than I expected to.


    29. 4 You are my unicorn stars Unicorns, fate, romance, love, friendship and pets Penelope Ward is back and everything is beautiful This book was funny and sexy, a little bit refreshing change Chelsea is a heroine whom we knew from Stepbrother dearest she is my precious Elec s ex and this is her story, her real love and her chance to feel everything and her forever She was great heroine, smart, nice and cute She was heartbroken be she soon realized that her true love was not her ex, it was the man n [...]


    30. UM WHAT THE HELL WHAT THE HELL.I m so annoyed takes a deep breath Let s begin Neighbor Dearest is my first Penelope Ward book Obviously I was disappointed Cait and I buddy read this and we were super excited We ended up both super annoyed with this The first half of it was good I liked Damien and thought he was a sweetheart but I didn t care one bit about Chelsea I liked how their relationship was building Also, it was humorous Then, the dreaded second half arrived I lost all interest The second [...]


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