Book Review ~ Couture Crush by Charlie Novak (Excerpt + Giveaway)

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Book Review, Excerpt & Giveaway: Couture Crush by Charlie Novak

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Couture Crush by Charlie Novak

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A Model Love Novel; released September 23rd

Beau Barrett is about to become Alt. Bride’s first male cover model, but what about his own fairy-tale ending?

When Beau Barrett arrives to shoot for alternative bridal magazine, Alt. Bride, the last person he expects to see is Cash, his long-lost childhood best friend. The spark between them is instant, but with Beau’s calendar splitting at the seams, he’s not convinced a relationship is possible.

Cash never thought he’d see Beau again, but now the make-up artist is determined to hold on to him. Cash’s life might be overflowing with events, but his crush on Beau can’t be ignored, especially when things between them feel so right.

All they have to do is navigate their jam-packed schedules, their spread-out living arrangements, and the modelling offer of a lifetime. It won’t be easy, but if they can do it, Beau and Cash might just get the chance to find the love they’ve always dreamed about.

Couture Crush is part of the Model Love multi-author series and is a 47,500-word, low-angst contemporary MM novel featuring childhood best friends, couture wedding gowns, arcade date nights, and plenty of fluff and steam. Each book can be read as a standalone, but there are so many models falling in love, why not read them all.

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Watching Beau model the fuck out of that wedding dress, looking like an absolute queen, made me realise just how much I didn’t want to lose him again. If I let this beautiful boy slip through my fingers, I’d never forgive myself.

The childhood move had been an unavoidable situation, but there were no excuses this time.

Beau was stunning inside and out, and I needed to see him again.

The afternoon sunlight bathed him in a golden glow as he stood in the rose garden, surrounded by hundreds of beautiful blooms. There was something soft and ethereal in his expression, a longing for something I couldn’t place. It made me want to reach out and cup his face in my hand, drawing him close to me.

I’d never wanted anything as much as I wanted Beau Barrett in that moment.

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5 Stars

This part of the Model Love series, but they are all standalone; odd characters appear, but there is no real plot overlap.

This is a low angst, reunited friends-to-lovers story. It’s just a really great, feel-good story that leaves you feeling warm and happy at the end.

I loved the idea of a male bridal model. How seriously cool. Beau and Cash just fit; you feel the connection blossom again as they reconnect. That it won’t be easy because of the commitments of their jobs is an issue but the fact that they want the relationship means that you know they will overcome the hurdles. It’s sweet and super sexy. Sometimes you just want to read a story with two loveable characters getting their HEA. This is one of those stories.

If you are looking for all the feels, this book is for you.

*Copy provided to Bayou Book Junkie for my reading pleasure. A review wasn’t a requirement.*

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About the Author:

Charlie lives in England with her husband and a dachshund named Biscuit. She spends most of her days wrangling other people’s words in her day job and then trying to force her own onto the page in the evening.

She loves cute stories with a healthy dollop of fluff, plenty of delicious sex, and happily ever afters — because the world needs more of them. Charlie also believes that loves comes in all shapes and sizes.

Charlie has very little spare time, but what she does have she fills with cooking, pole-dancing, reading and ice-hockey. She also thinks that everyone should have at least one favourite dinosaur…

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