REVIEW: Missed Connections by Tamara Mataya

Posted June 17th, 2016 by in Blog, Contemporary Romance, New Adult, Review / 6 comments

Missed Connections by Tamara Mataya: Having lost her job, Sarah’s in a bind and the only missed-connections-tamara-matayaoption is to work for new age hippies. But they’re kind of awful, at least Sarah has two wonderful boys to go back to after awful days at work.

Her best friend’s twin brother, Jack, is the sexiest guy Sarah’s ever met, but he’s the biggest playboy, too. While she doesn’t believe she can give her heart to him, no matter how much he wants it, she can enjoy the best nights of her life with him.

But online, from the Missed Connections pages on Craigslist, she begins a relationship with someone else, or so she thinks. This stranger is sensitive and the person she goes to when she needs to talk. And as Sarah dives deeper into relationships with each man, she finds it harder and harder to choose between.

Jack cups my jaw and leans in. “I fucking love what you’ve got on, and so will everyone else. They’re all going to be jealous that you’re here with me.” He growls the last word and crushes his lips to mine.

Definitely an interesting setup, I both really enjoyed and was annoyed by Missed Connections. I loved Jack. If I were Sarah, no way in hell would I have resisted, but good for her because we got a story out of it. That said, I was annoyed by her playing “both” guys the entire story. It went on way too long before she made a decision.

And I really wanted more of an emotional connection with Jack in person. But too much of the story was focused on the job. The romance almost took a backseat to it. And it was almost funny, but the people she worked for just ended up being too awful.

For those who want a definitely interesting storyline and a sensitive playboy, I recommend Missed Connections. I did have my issues with the story, but overall, I really enjoyed it.

Book Info:

03.5SPublication: June 7, 2016 | Sourcebooks Casablanca | Summer Love #1

Sarah spends her nights cruising Craigslist personal ads, dreaming of finding a romantic entry all about her. She knows who she wants, but best friend and regular hookup Jack is not the serious commitment type. Sarah’s stung feelings are soothed when she begins an online-only relationship, but there’s only so much of Sarah to go around. Torn between the bad boy she can’t keep and the sensitive stranger who bares his soul online, her heart and body are in two very different relationships… or are they?



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