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The Suite Life

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Leopold Davenport is banished by his father from his homeland of Avonia for six months. Threatened with disinheritance, Leo must find a job and grow up. Leo moves to Santa Valentina Island and with his sister-in-law's help finds work as a bellboy at the Paradise Bay Resort.

Single mum Brianna Lewis, after being abandoned by the father of daughter Isabelle, is a law student by day and concierge by night. Bree’s determined to give Isabelle the life she never had. Leo ends up staying in Bree's garden shed. Can Leopold make the leap from a playboy to the man Bree needs in her life? Will Bree allow herself to believe in happily-ever-afters?

This was a charming, sweet romcom. The characters were relatable and the story was entertaining. Overall, a very enjoyable read. I give it 4 stars. Thanks to Netgalley and the publisher for providing me with an ARC of this book.
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This is the third book in the series, and it centers around Leopold and Bree. Leopold is being cut off from his father’s money, so he is forced to get a job (for six months) at Paradise Bay where single mom/law student Bree works as a concierge. (He also moves into her garden shed.) Of course, Leo can’t date during his six month “get your act together to get your inheritance” period, but he also can’t resist Bree. The concept is cute, and I loved the ending. It’s worth reading!
Thanks to @netgalley for my ARC.
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4.5 stars! 

A heart lifting romance novel with just the right bit of comedy and passion. 

Where do I begin? So, Brianna is a single mother living with her Great Aunt and Studying to become a Barrister while managing a job as a concierge at the resort. She doesn't have any time for romance in her life, especially when she hates men. Leo Davenport, a man who believes in enjoying life to the fullest and lives off the money provided by his extremely rich parents, has found that he will be disinherited if he doesn't start living as per the conditions sent by his father for six months. 

Unlike the second book in the series, I guess there was something more in this particular book that appealed to me. The characters were relatable, and the plot was intriguing too. I enjoyed the sincerity and general playfulness surrounding this novel. There was also a positive character development. Definitely a good read!
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The Suite Life is an easy,quick read that will make you feeling good and happy. 
This is the third book in the Paradise Bay series and it could be read as a stand alone but if I were you I’d hate to miss the previous books because they are all golden. 

Leo and Brianna, our main characters, can’t be more different, rich and spoiled the first, independent and swamped the latter. 
When their lives collide they don’t get off on the right foot but day after day they grow on each other becoming friends and who knows maybe they could even learn something new and important from their past experiences. 

I’ve spent a full day with these characters and I wasn’t ready to say goodbye in the end.
I really hope to read Will’s story soon
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Squeeeeeeeal! I read this book in just a few days. You know those books that you pick up, think about all day and can't wait to pick back up the next day? This book for me.

This is part of a series (Paradise Bay - the first book titled "The Honeymooner" and the 2nd book titled "Whisked Away") - "The Suite Life" being the third.  Unfortunately, I read these out of order since I was given the ARC and hadn't realized it was a series.  But I can tell you one thing for certain: I will be getting my hands on the other two STAT to read, even out of order.

This book follows two main characters- Bree and Leo. Leo comes from a very rich family who has never worked a day in his life, gets everything handed to him on a platter and tends to take advantage of his family and the free money given to him.

Bree is a woman in her mid 20's who is a single mom to a 4 year old girl. She works at a resort on the island she lives on, lives with her aunt, sleeps on a couch and is studying for the bar (law) exam.

Leo makes an epic mistake by disgracing his family and is forced to move out for 6 months, get a job and find a place to live.  And to make his situation worse, he can't have sex for those months, can't have a drink, his father made him sign a contract saying this and even has a retired officer following him around,. Sounds far-fetched, I know. But it's hilarious.  And lo and behold, he gets a job working at the same resort Bree works for.

This has literally one of my all-time favorite book tropes (which I will refrain from mentioning as it would give away possible spoilers).   But, this book follows the journey of these two characters as they learn to work together, become friends and possibly more!

This book had me in stitches!  I laughed out loud in some parts.  And if you know me, that's not very common when I'm reading romance novels. This book had me in tears. Angry tears at one point, happy tears at other points. Actual falling down tears.

The characters BOTH showed growth on this journey, I loved seeing this.  It showed the power of a woman. It showed the strength of a man.  And it showed two people from very different backgrounds working together.

This was a quick easy read, but mostly because I could not put it down.  I was super invested in the lives of these characters. I felt like they were developed really well and I grew to like them a lot and care about their lives.

If you like a snappy humorous romance, pick this up.  It would make a great summer read in the next few months!

Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for allowing me an ARC - all opinions are my own and honest.
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Enjoyed this book.  It might not be the most original take, but it was still an enjoyable read. Looking forward to reading more by this author in the future.
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This was a fun and witty read! It was a great escape for an afternoon on the beach. 
Many thanks to Indigo Group and to NetGalley for providing me with a galley in exchange for my honest opinion .
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the suite life is a great one! melanie summers writhes amazing books and i'm obssesd with her. so please read this.
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3.5 Paradise Stars.

The Suite Life is the third standalone in the Paradise Bay Series. This was such a sweet and funny rom-com. Leopold ‘Leo’ Davenport and Brianna ‘Bree’ Lewis have completely different lives and are an unlikely couple, but their story was delightful to read about.

This is the type of book that I love to take on a summer vacation. Light, breezy, and just fun.
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This was a fun and humorous romantic comedy that would especially be fun to read while on vacation (even moreso if you're vacationing in a tropical climate). 

Overall, this was a fun and cute read but there was also a sense of female empowerment and positivity included in the undertone through the main character's story. It was important and I think it added to the message of the novel. 

This was the third book in a trilogy but it was written in a way where it could easily be read and enjoyed as a standalone. For those that have read the series, there are recognizable characters from the previous books that make cameos.

It was a fun, quick read and a good ending to the trilogy.

***Thank you to the publisher for supplying me with an ARC of this book via NetGalley in exchange for an honest review***
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The first few chapters of this were slow and a little hard for me to get through honestly.  I started this book several times before I made it further than a chapter or two, which is why I'm just now finishing an "ARC" for a book that was released in October.  Oops!  Anyway, once I got further into the story, it picked up and was a funny and heartwarming book - a perfect "beach read".  

Leo was EXTREMELY unlikable early on, which was honestly a big part of why I struggled to get into the book at all.  Think of the most entitled, childish, one dimensional rich "kid" you can imagine, multiply that by about 50, and you've got Leo.  He was beyond insufferable, though from the glimpses we saw of his parents, I TOTALLY get why he'd be the way he was.  Leo finds himself temporarily cut off, and has to agree to 6 months of living like a "normal" person along with no drinking and no dating in order to get himself back in his parents' good graces.  "Watching" Leo  navigate a lowly bellboy job, figure out how to do his own laundry (with a 4 year old as his teacher), and learn that his $11 wage was not a per minute wage made for some very entertaining moments.  Underneath all of the spoiled, unambitious rich kid stuff though, Leo is actually a very kindhearted, caring, guy who just never had anyone who really believed in him or expected anything from him.

Bree is a single mom on track to becoming a lawyer and looking forward to a better life for her, her daughter, and her aunt that lives with them.  Her mother and sister are quite self-righteous and unsupportive - really seemingly only interested in what she can do for them and finding her a husband who can overlook all of her "flaws".  Bree is rather tightly wound and a little self righteous herself, but given her circumstances as a broke single mom in law school, it's a little understandable.  In addition to school and studying for her bar exams, Bree works as a concierge at a higher end all-inclusive resort, and she is tasked with supervising Leo, who ultimately also becomes her tenant in her shed turned "garden suite".  

Neither Bree nor Leo are perfect people by any stretch, but even just as friends, they were well matched, especially in that neither was particularly afraid to call the other one out on their bs.  I feel like that and the growth and evolution of Bree and Leo as people was the real story here, even though there was some slow burn romance with a sweet (albeit predictable) finale.  

Suite Life was the 3rd book in a series, but I had not read the first two and don't feel like I was missing anything, so I would definitely consider this fine to be read as a standalone.
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I would actually lean closer to 3.5. A good read from Melanie Summers, I would be interested in more books from her if the blurb intrigued me.
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This is a cute romcom that is part of a series. I had not read the previous books so this can be read stand alone. Leo is from Avonia and is rich and always life of every party. He gets cut off and has to make it on his own according to his father, So he goes to see his sister on her island and she puts him to work as a bell boy. He finds a place to rent from this woman named Bree. Bree is in school to be a lawyer and is a single mother. Her husband left her and she’s also working on the island for Leo’s step sister. She’s not sure about having Leo rent from her but she needs the money.She knows he’s got a reputation as a party boy but doesn’t want that to reflect upon her. Bree is a hard worker and wants more out of life and to give her daughter the best life possible. Leo likes Bree a lot but knows he needs to change his ways to get her. This was a good book with funny parts in it. Great characters and setting.
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another fantastic book by melanie summers who i started reading under the name MJ summers. These books are laugh out loud hilarious, sweet and it feels liek you go on a vacation every time you pick up a book. You feel the sunshine, hilarious endeveaours and you are screaming for the main characters to fall in love. I think you will enjoy this if you read it as a standalone or as a series each one is enjoyable.
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I loved this series. I enjoyed the hate to love romance in this one.  The book made me laugh out loud - especially the parts where an entitled rice boy decides to get a job. I would recommend this series to Meg Cabot or Sophie Kinsella fans. The romance and humor is top notch!
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The Suite Life by Melanie Summers is the 3rd book in the Paradise Bay series, and another fun book.  Brianna, Lewis is a single mother who is going to law school during the day and working as a concierge at night.  Bree is determined to make a better life for her daughter, and get of of the debt after her ex abandon her and their daughter.  Leopold Davenport, handsome and rich, is banished by his father to make his own way.  Leo gets a job as a bell boy at the same hotel as Bree works.  I found this book to be a quick read and a lot of fun. I am looking forward to reading more books in the series, and by this author. I highly recommend this book. 
I received a complimentary copy of this book. Opinions expressed in this review are completely my own.
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I thought this book was ok. Usually if I like a book, I am hooked by its first few pages, However, with this book I wasn’t.
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This is a Netgalley ARC review. All opinions are solely my own.

The Suite Life is book 3 in Melanie Summers' series. They can be read as stand alone but I think all series are best read in order. There are cross over characters. 

I love a royal having to be real story and then he falls for the "real" woman. It's cute and sweet. There were moments I was laughing out loud. 

 I will continue to read Melanie Summers.
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The Suite Life by Melanie Summers is book three in her Paradise Bay Series. The book is published by Indigo Group.
The Suite Life is a fantstic, feel good read, witty and funny and loughing out loud. I was intrigued from the start. I read the book , cover to cover in one sitting.
I liked the great writing and the sometimes hilarious storyline. I cobnnected with the characters. So check, check and check.
Meet Leo and Brianna. Both are at a resort. Brianna is an employee and Leo was just cut off by his parents. They haven't much in common, but on trheir way they learn a lot about love and growing up.
The Suite Life is a rom/com of it's finest. The book can be read as a stand-alone.
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This light-hearted read was a fun adventure. Leo and Brianna live completely opposite lives from one another. Leo is a spoiled socialite whose party lifestyle is funded completely by his parents. Brianna is a single mother living with her aunt while trying to complete law school. They meet at a resort where Brianna works after Leo is cut off from his parents and must find a job, among a list of other things, in order to not be cut out of the will. Slowly Leo begins to fall for Brianna and falls in love with her daughter along the way. There are trials and tribulations among our two characters but the story covers interesting aspects of life. Brianna learns to let things go and become more adventurous while expanding her confidence. Leo learns how to be a real adult while learning the value of hard work and a dollar. This was a quick read for me and I enjoyed the development of both Brianna and Leo.
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