It Takes Two

it takes two

All’s fair in love and war
Wendy Liu should be delighted to be her best friend’s maid of honor. But after years spent avoiding the bride’s brother – aka the boy who once broke her heart – she’s now trapped with him during an endless amount of wedding festivities. Luckily she’s had time to perfect her poker face, and engaging Noah Denning in a little friendly competition might just prove that she’s over him for good…
Noah Denning is determined to make his little sister’s wedding memorable. But it seems Wendy is trying to outdo him at every turn. Challenging each other was always something he and Wendy did right, so when she proposes they compete to see who can throw the best bachelor or bachelorette party in Sin City, Noah takes the bait – and ups the stakes. Because this time around, he wants Wendy for keeps. And when you’re fighting for love, all bets are off.

It Takes Two by Jenny Holiday is the second installment in the Bridesmaids Behaving Badly Novel series.  I read this book before reading the first one but don’t think it really matters.  It actually motivated me to read the first book because I loved it so much!

This book is funny, sexy and just plain good!  Wendy Liu is a bridesmaid again, this time for her best friend Jane’s wedding.  Wendy and Jane met as children and became friends immediately.  They have much in common, and have been inseparable since the beginning of their friendship.  This makes the nuptials between Jane and Cameron difficult for Wendy.  She questions their compatibility, not because they are not good together, but because Wendy doesn’t want to lose her best friend.

Noah Denning is Jane’s brother and Wendy’s nemesis.  He is several years older and has been a huge support system in both girls’ lives.  He also broke Wendy’s heart in high school.  As a result, Wendy has avoided him any time he has returned home.  Unfortunately, she can’t avoid him for the wedding.

Wendy and Noah have a connection.  They are both successful lawyers and avid runners.  Their relationship revolves around “one upping” the other and witty banter that reveals an amazing attraction, but they are both still holding back.

This book is a super fun summer read.  It’s pacing is perfect.  I’m loving the rom-com genre right now thanks to Jenny Holiday and this series.  Anyone looking for sexy, romantic and funny needs to pick up this series!

4.5/5 stars

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