Best Man with Benefits
by Samanthe Beck
Overview (from B&N.com): A sexy category romance from Entangled’s Brazen imprint…
How far can one favor go…
Logan McCade arrives at his best friend’s wedding overworked and in desperate need of a vacation, only to discover his best man duties have been…expanded. He must coax Sophie, Colton’s little sister, out of her shell or risk her hiding in her room all week. Logan figures he can handle one shy bridesmaid, but he’s not expecting how much he enjoys “handling” Sophie.
Socializing has never been introverted web designer Sophie Brooks’s strong suit, but she’s determined to shed her wallflower image and embrace the “New Sophie”—a feat made easier with the supremely sexy Logan McCade tempting her to explore all her forbidden fantasies. If she’s not careful, she just might fall for the best man.
Sophie’s sweet, sexy, and delectably awkward demeanor brings much-needed calm to Logan’s hectic life. With the nuptials only days away, Logan is forced to face the possibility that his favor to a friend might have become something else entirely…and that he’s not willing to let Sophie go. Ever.
Grab the rest of the Wedding Dare series!
- Dare to Resist by New York Times bestselling author Laura Kaye
- Baiting the Maid of Honor by New York Times bestselling author Tessa Bailey
- Falling for the Groomsman by New York Times bestselling author Jen McLaughlin, w/a Diane Alberts
- Seducing the Bridesmaid by New York Times bestselling author Katee Robert
Full Disclosure: I received a copy of this book from the author, via Goodreads, in exchange for an honest review.
My Thoughts: Romance. It’s one of life’s many tricks. When you don’t have it, you want it. When you have it, you either don’t want it or take it for granted (note: this doesn’t necessarily apply to everyone). And of course going to a wedding stag just puts a spotlight on your single status.
I have read one other book by Samanthe Beck and thoroughly enjoyed it, so I jumped at the chance to review Best Man with Benefits. I am so glad I jumped with no hesitation because I ended up enjoying another one of her books.
The characters were great. The main character, Sophie, is now one of my all-time favorite fictional characters. She was just perfect and 100% relatable. She’s short and insecure (I’m fairly certain everyone can relate to at least one of those). She thinks she’s more awkward than she actually is (guilty). She also has a bad habit of blurting out the wrong thing at the wrong time (guilty, again). Logan was of course dreamy, but I would’ve liked a little more detail on him. Maybe a few more instances from his point of view.
The plot was decent. The storyline wasn’t the most believable, but Best Man with Benefits is a fictional romance (what else do you expect?). I do wish there had been more interaction between Sophie and Logan outside of the bedroom. It also might have been entertaining to see more brother/sister interaction between Sophie and Colt (her older brother). There were a few grammatical/spelling errors, but nothing of consequence and it didn’t detract or distract from the story.
Overall, I really enjoyed Best Man with Benefits. It does have a fair amount of sexual content, so ages 18+ please. Therefore, if you are an adult in the eyes of the law, I would recommend Best Man with Benefits. It’s cute, but in a mature sense.
3.5 out of 5 Bookmarks = I liked it quite a bit, but there were parts that were just too over the top for me.