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Situationship

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Thank you NetGalley for this ARC for an exchange for an honest review.  

It was kind of slow but a good read.
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A heartwarming story about second chances, trust, pursuing your dreams rediscovering your family and finding the love of your life again. Teagan and Colin were their first love for each other. Now, both divorced, with kids of their own, they are neighbors again. Can they find a common ground to share their hearts and dreams again? Can Tratan  and her strangled sister Harley be a family again? Great story
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A nice wide variety of relationships. There is a second chance romance, adult sisters, young twin sisters, divorce issues, and so much more. I skipped over the amorous activities, but enjoyed the banter of the couple and hated missing out on some of it. Engaging story. Thanks to the publisher for providing a copy via NetGalley. My review is voluntary.
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I always know I can count on Marina Adair for a sweet annd funny read and Situationship is no different!  Teagan and Colin are a couple you just root for to reunite. She’s a newly divorced mom of twins with an an ex and he’s an about to be empty nester with some abandonment issues. And let’s not forget about the dog!
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In true Marina Adair fashion, this book was delightful, funny, emotional, compelling, and always entertaining. I loved the characters and their interactions, and the love between them. Great read!
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I always know I can count on Marina Adair for a sweet sincere yet still sexy romance and Situationship is no different!  Teagan and Colin are a couple you just root for to reunite. She’s a frazzled newly divorced mom of twins with a jerk of an ex and he’s an about to be empty nester with some abandonment issues (some from teagan) and a sassy teenager. Throw in a sister who is running away from her own love and there’s all sorts of fun things happening in this book. 

I truly enjoyed the storyline about Harley and Teagan reconnecting as much as the relationship between Teagan and Collin. And the twins and Maddison were fun additions too. I wish the twins had been a little fleshed out more, they seem to get lost a bit towards the end. 

It all wraps up a little too easy for reality in the end but I’m ok with that bc I read romances for the HEAs lol.
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This was a new author for me . I never read anything from this author before but for the most part I really liked this book. I thought the whole story was amazing. I honestly didn’t want this book to end. I can’t wait to see what this author comes up with on the next book they write. I usually judge a book from the cover because for me it shows if it’s going to be interesting or not and I loved the book.
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Marina Adair has done it again and has given her readers another incredible second chance at love story! I absolutely LOVED Situationship. It was an amazing romantic comedy love story and I loved reading every moment on every page and could not put it down. Marina Adair continues to provide her readers with the amazing characters, that I love! Marina Adair continues to show with Situationship that she is an incredible storyteller. One of my favorite parts in Situationship is how Marina Adair starts each chapter with a quote that relates to the story. Who does not love hot sexy men, strong females, loving families, and friends, who always support one another, they are all such wonderful characters? I love how Marina Adair somehow manages to find the "perfect" heroine, who is a strong woman on her own, to balance out the sexy man. Her characters in Situationship are so believable and charming, they share great chemistry, lots of laughs, and steamy romance. Situationship delivers all those things that I love most about Marina Adair’s stories. I love that Marina Adair writes from the perspective of the two main characters. I enjoy getting to see things from the viewpoints of both main characters. Situationship is filled with heartbreaking and heartwarming moments. I love the lighter moments where I find myself smiling and laughing out loud. My favorite moments are the ones that pull at my heartstrings that cause me to sigh, as I read the heartbreaking moments. Situationship is filled with all those things that I have come to love in a love story, especially the poignant and bittersweet moments that filled this page turner. Situationship the story between Colin West, veterinarian and single father of Maddison and Teagan Bianchi, single mother of Lily and Poppy. Colin and Teagan met as teenagers when Colin would spend summers in Pacific Cove as a neighbor of Teagan’s Nonna Rose, and Teagan would spend the summers with her Nonna Rose. Colin and Teagan had plans for their future, but Teagan left because she did not want to deter Colin from realizing his dreams. Teagan returns to Pacific Cove via a cross country trip with her twin daughters and dog after the actions of her ex-husband cause her life to implode. Teagan’s late grandmother left her house to Teagan. Colin has always dreamed of owning his own veterinary practice, but with his daughter, Maddison heading to college in the fall, now is not the time. Teagan and Colin meet again when she arrives at the house. I love Lily and Poppy’s reaction when they arrived in Pacific Cove. As Colin and Teagan spend more time together with Teagan trying to recreate her grandmother’s bakery, Bread N Butter, things begin to change between them. Teagan and Colin decide to try dating. I love everything that Colin is willing to do for Teagan, to help her achieve her goals. I love that Teagan and Colin shares secrets with each other that they have not told anyone before. I love that Teagan tells him why he did not reach out to her all those years ago. I love Colin and Teagan’s love story, and how Teagan shows her vulnerable side to Colin. Then an unexpected plot twist changes things between them and truly shows Teagan’s and Colin’s vulnerable sides. I love everything that Teagan does to remedy the plot twist which causes her to admit her true feelings for Colin. I love all the changes that both Teagan and Colin are willing to make in their lives because of their love for one another. I love the amazing chemistry between Teagan and Colin, and how the sparks fly when they are near one another. It was more than chemistry, it was love. My favorite part of the story was Colin’s proposal to Teagan. I love the epilogue and how it went above and beyond a happily ever after. I love the characters and the family dynamic in Situationship, the characters feel like family and friends. I love that the relationship between Teagan and her sister, Harley changes throughout the story it feels like real family love and makes me laugh at their teasing. My favorite characters are Lily and Poppy, and I love Garbage Disposal (G.D.). I love the heart-to-heart conversation that Teagan has with Colin’s daughter, Maddison. Who does not love family and friends that always have each other’s backs? Situationship is filled with all those things that I have come to love and expect in a Marina Adair romantic comedy love story, incredible characters, amazing story, light, poignant and bittersweet moments, and surprise plot twists. Marina Adair did not disappoint in her delivery of those things. I love how she resolved the surprise plot twist; it was truly a heartwarming moment. I love the ending of Teagan and Colin's love story. Situationship was an amazing story and I highly recommend it. I am hoping that Harley gets her own love story!
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Situationship (Kindle Edition) by Marina Adair
This is a great second chance romance for Colin and Teagan - teenage sweethearts now both divorced.   She has twin 4 year old girls and he has a 17 year old daughter. This story has angst, dealing with divorce, sadness, lots of laughs, some tears, forgiveness, mended relationships, and some steam all to get to a HEA.
Reasons I enjoyed this book:
Page-turner Entertaining Action-packed Romantic Steamy Great world building Unpredictable Happily Ever After Easy-to-read Informative Wonderful characters Funny.  I enjoyed reading and reviewing this book.
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Moving back home for a second chance has never been so amazing. 

Teagan's husband gambled everything away so she gets divorced and she needs a fresh start. She moves back to home with her twin daughters. But moving back home comes with its own surprises like her sister already living at home unbeknownst to Teagan and she has a cute neighbor that she starts to develop feelings for. 

Reading about how Teagan and Harley (Teagan's sister) mend their relationship was one of my favorite aspects of this book. I also LOVE Garbage Disposal, Teagan's dogs. He's so mischievous and comes in at the worst times solely to make you laugh. Teagan's daughters are also adorable and so naughty. I love both of their characters and were thoroughly entertained by their antics.

The romance between Teagan and Colin was a really nice add on as well and they definitely balanced each other out being at such different phases in life. Their conversations were typically insightful and the connection they had was undeniable. 

I received an ARC via NetGalley for an honest review.
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Teagan Bianchi has had a tough year. Her ex destroyed their marriage, her savings and her business. After all of that, she’s decided to move herself, her twin 4 year old girls, their dog Garbage Disposal and her few possessions to the home she inherited from her grandmother. The woman that was more of a mom to her.
Her first shock is finding out her neighbor is none other than Colin West, the boy, now veterinarian, to whom she gave her “everything” and left behind so he could have the life he wanted. 
Colin, is also the single parent of a teenager and soon to be an empty nester. He’s not interested in starting anything with Teagan but the heart seems to have other ideas.
The second shock is finding Harley, Teagan’s sister who has escaped LA for fear of a commitment and has been living in her grandmother’s house without Teagan knowledge or permission . 
All this leads to a story filled with lots of drama and craziness.
In the end, it’s a story about family, hope, new beginnings and second chances in life and love.
I was entrusted a copy of this book by Netgalley and Kensington Books. The opinions expressed are solely my own.
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Teagan survived her trip back "home" to Pacific Cove with her 4 year old twin daughters. She is recovering from her divorce and betrayal by her husband. She didn't expect that her teenager crush, first love and first ex, Colin would be living next door. Colin has been divorced for years, but does not regret the marriage because he has his beloved 17 year old daughter. Teagan disrupted his plans in the past, is he about to let her disrupt them again? 

This book has a lot of emotion. This book was a definitely roller coaster ride. You went through so many highs and lows with twists that gripped at your heart. It was a cute second chance romance, but also a second chance at life. Teagan's life has been upended and she is trying to rebuild. She is also learning that everything does not need to be perfect to be good for your family and loved ones. I loved both Teagan and Colin and how wary they were of allowing love in. I also loved all the side characters including the children, and Teagan's sister Harley. 

I have discovered a new to me author that I really enjoy and I look forward to checking out more of her books in the future! Thank you to NetGalley and Kensington Books for a copy of this book. All opinions are 100% mine.
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This is a Women's Fiction/Romance. I loved this book so much. I really loved the characters in this book, and the dog, Garbage Disposal just made the book. I love when an animal takes over the book. This book has some really funny times, and I laughed so hard at times while reading this book. There were also steamy moments in this book. I loved the characters trying to figure out what they wanted and how to get there. This was a really great read with everything I want in it. I was kindly provided an e-copy of this book by the publisher (Kensington Books) or author (Marina Adair) via NetGalley, so I can give an honest review about how I feel about this book. I want to send a big Thank you to them for that. This book is scheduled to be released on October 25-2022.
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After the happy life she knew imploded Teagan Bianchi had no other choice but to start over... so she packed her meager belongings, children, and their family dog and headed to a place she hasn't been for a long time. What she finds waiting for her in Pacific Cove is something she never expected, but soon becomes all she has ever needed.

Following this heroine on her journey was like being on a roller coaster at times, emotional highs and lows that would lift your spirit one moment, only to dip it the next... and then those unexpected twists that constantly threw her life into a tailspin... it was quite the ride!

Her ex-husband cost them everything, accept the home her grandmother left her, it's the only thing she had left that she could call her own. But finding her sister has been squatting in the home was a development she hadn't planned on. Their relationship is strained to say the least, but she can't very well put her on the street so they attempt to make do. Which ultimately becomes the best thing to happen to them, it forces them to face what pushed them apart, and helps them reconnect in way they never thought possible. It's a second chance they never saw coming.... but not the only second chance in the story.

When Teagan meets her new neighbor she is thrown for another loop, seeing the man that she left with a broken heart again wasn't part of the plan, but something that had crossed her mind. It's a reunion neither were expecting or really wanting to embrace, as neither are in the right mind for love... but it's in the right mind for them!

I loved what I found between the pages here, it's words took me on an emotional journey that was tough on the ticker at times, but eventually brought reprieve in the form of a heartfelt and uplifting happily ever after. I have come to love this author's unique stories and charming one-of-kind characters, every time I pick up one of her books I know I am in for a perfect little escape! Highly recommend this one, it's words are bound to touch your heart!

I requested an advanced copy of this title from the publisher, via NetGalley request, and I am voluntarily leaving my honest and unbiased opinion.
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I fell in love with the cover and the name Garbage Disposal. And then I fell in love with this second chance, uplifting, and life affirming story about second chances and starting again.
It made me smile, root for the characters, and throroughly enjoy this story.
Highly recommended.
Many thanks to the publisher and Netgalley for this ARC, all opinions are mine
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Thank you so much to the author, the publisher and NetGalley for the advance copy of this book, all thoughts are my own.

This was my first book by this author and I am so happy that I picked it up, it was a great little read. 

In this book we meet Teagan, she is a single mum of 4 year old twin girls, she has just went through a divorce and is moving back to her childhood home. There are definitely surprises in store for when she gets there.

This book absolutely captured me from the first page, and kept me hooked right to the end. I really loved the storyline of this book, I thought it was fun and sweet and sexy but with some angst thrown in for good measure. I really enjoyed the setting, what a beautiful little town to call home.

Teagan and Colin have a great connection, one that began as children and obviously never went away. Sadly this pair have both been through the ringer but they are both very strong and determined people which helps. 

I adored Poppy and Lily, such cute little troublemakers and definitely there for the drama.

I really enjoyed Harleys character and would love her to get her own story.

Great fun quick read, definitely recommend.
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Situationship
By Marina Adair

What a wonderful blend of emotions, laughs, forgiveness, and second chances.  Situationship is a stand alone read that underscores starting over after a failed relationship and getting a second chance to be loved.  

The difference between Teagan and her sister Haley seems so great, when really wanting to be worthy of love and coming first in a relationship is what they most desire. Teagan moves from Seattle to Pacific Cove,CA following her divorce. Her twin 4 yr old girls are a handful and she’s feeling out of control. When she arrives at the house her grandmother left her she is startled to find her sister squatting there after running away from a relationship herself.  She also comes face to face with her first love, Colin,  living next door. Colin is a single father to a 17 year old daughter and the local veterinarian. 

Trying to rebuild the business her ex-husband destroyed, Teagan reluctantly asked her free-spirited sister for help.  This begins a journey of regaining their sibling relationship lost years before. Set against the relationship of Teagans twin girls, the emotional ties of family made me laugh and cry (sometimes at the same time).  

Colin’s relationship with his daughter is poignant and frustrating too. I really loved this man! His honor, integrity, kindness, and passion. He is the best kind of swoony hero in my book. He’s gone over Teagan and goes all in!  Teagan has a lot of baggage to unload before she’s willing to move forward (including her ex)! 

I laughed, cried, and wanted to smack these characters upside their heads. The intimate scenes were hot and emotional. But mostly I was really involved in their journey to a HEA.  This is the best kind of book, one that takes a bit to get over and move on! This is my honest and voluntary review.
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Teagan and Colin’s story will draw a reader into their romance and wanting more. Teagan goes back home to discover her long estranged sister living at their grandmother’s house. Can Teagan and her sister learn to let go of the past while Teagan falls in love again with an old flame that’s also the boy next door? Great romance!
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I loved this book, I have been a fan of Marina's for years and have read everything she has written. THis book did not disappoint!!!!
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A very enjoyable story about two sisters who reconnect with each other after one moves back to their childhood house that was their Nonna's (which has been left to her) with her twin 4-year old daughters after a divorce.

Teagan and Harley were split apart when they were younger and their parents divorced, one living with their mother (Teagan) and having a more stable life, and one living with their roadie father (Harley) and living out of a suitcase all over the country.  They saw each other during holidays, but were never that close afterwards.

After Teagan's divorce, where her useless husband gambled away everything, she moved back to her childhood home and found her sister was also staying there for a while, after abandoning her boyfriend as she felt they were getting too close, and Harley didn't 'do' relationships for very long.

After a bit of a rocky start they start getting closer and remember the good times they had as children.  There's a cheeky dog called Garbage Disposal, two really cute twins, and two great guys, the one Harley tried to forget but couldn't, and an old love who lived next door (Colin - a vet), for Teagan.

This was just a really great story with some interesting characters and a lovely ending.  A great read.
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