Monday, December 7, 2015

Book Review- Love at First Date (Better Date than Never #1)

Love at First Date (Better Date than Never #1)

by Susan Hatler

Ellen’s figured out that finding the right guy is all about compatibility. That’s why she signs up for Detailed Dating—the local online dating scene in Sacramento. They ask men the hard questions, compare their answers with hers, then she filters through the profiles of each provided “match.” After numerous email exchanges, she narrows it down to two promising candidates she’s excited to meet in person.

When Ellen’s best friend asks her for a favor, dog-sitting leads to disaster and Ellen ends up at the local vet where she meets a man she can’t get out of her mind. Henry isn’t a logical choice, but she finds herself paying for dog obedience class to spend more time with him.

Ellen knows that in order to have a lasting relationship, she should take the safe route and go for one of the pre-screened guys. But, how can she think with her head when her heart keeps begging her to give Henry a 

                            Favorite Quotes:

"When I marry , it has to be to a guy who's stable and in it for the long run. I have to know everything about him to make sure I choose someone who would never desert me.Ever."

She gets a hot date and  you're left 
watching her dog?"
     "Doesn't seem fair, does it?"
Although, the way we were flirting
almost made me feel like I was on 
a date, too. Too bad this class
didn't include wine by the 

Although the room was crowded with chatter, everything fell silent as if
the two of us were alone with a physical cord pulling us together.

                                       My Review:

     Love at First Date was what I needed and so happy I stumbled upon it. It is a quick read but so cute and romantic, it's hard not to feel lighthearted after reading it. 
     The story starts off with Ellen realizing that the way to her true soul mate would be 
online dating, it would be a fast way to narrow down her candidates. How wrong could it be when you have a high percentage compatibility rate with the other person? Ellen narrows her choices down to two men and plans to meet them in person on different dates.
     Ellen's best friend Rachel ask her to dog sit for the night, which leads to a visit to the vet. 
Ellen never expected to run into Henry, a handsome and mysterious man who is attending dog obedience classes with his pooch. Since Chester (Rachel's dog) has chewing issues Ellen decides to sign him up for classes. The nights Ellen and Henry are in obedience class with the dogs feels like it's better than any date Ellen has been on.
     How will Ellen handle her online dating? Will Ellen and Henry forget each other once the 5 days of classes are finished and will Chester have learned anything?
I really did enjoy this fun romantic story and I am looking forward to reading more from 
The Better Date than Never series collection.

About The Author:
4575283        SUSAN HATLER is a New York Times and USA Today Bestselling Author, who writes humorous and emotional contemporary romance and young adult novels. Many of Susan's books have been translated into German, Spanish, French, and Italian. A natural optimist, she believes life is amazing, people are fascinating, and imagination is endless. She loves spending time with her characters and hopes you do, too.

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