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Just One Night in Rome

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This book was ok I had a hard time connecting to the story line but I enjoyed the flow of the story.

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A good book with good characters. This is definite fun read that is well written and has a well thought out plot.

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This book was not for me. I thought I would be interested in it, but from the beginning I didn't like the writing style. I also didn't like either of the main characters.

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A short romance that enticed fellow travel-loving romance readers - unfortunately this failed to deliver for me.

I was expecting fluff, banter and travel fuelled love. From the get-go, I struggled to get along with the writing style. I found the characters to be irritating at times, lacking relatability, depth and chemistry. This led me to not feel as invested in the story as I usually am and as a result I found myself not really caring for a happy ending and just wanting the book to be finished.

There was also A LOT of drama and gossiping which I do not like to dominate my romance reads. I found it to take away from the story and made me only able to read this in short-bursts,

Unfortunately the story did not flow for me and I found quite a few grammatical errors and structural mistakes (in my opinion). This, alongside a ton of inner-monologues and the cliff-hanger ending means I will not be continuing the series.

Thanks to NetGalley and the publisher for providing me an arc in exchange for an honest review.

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received a copy from netgalley in exchange for an honest review. this book had so many grammatical mistakes that made it difficult to want to continue. it didn’t seem like the main characters had much of a connection and i felt like it was too insta-love

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DNF’d at 10%. I could not get into the writing style, and I believe it was because of the translation.

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This was a cute, easy read that was set in the most romantic place, Rome. Josie just found out that her best friend and boyfriend were making out and she needed to get the heck out of dodge. Leo is a super nice Chilean man who is also staying in the hostel with Josie. On the last night of her trip Josie finally pulls herself out of the mood she has been in the whole trip and decides to entertain the last night of her trip with Leo.

There was a lot of inter monologue in this book and the majority of it was the question game when you go back and forth answering each other’s questions. I did like how the author connected each other’s heritage and connected it back to Italy.

I did enjoy this quick read and would recommend it for anyone who’s suffering from wanderlust or the travel blues in the dead of winter.

Thanks to NetGalley and Tiziana Olbrich for the eARC in trade for and honest review.

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"Just One Night in Rome" was the good part of this story. The night Josie and Leland spent together captured the essence of fleeting time and made me think about similar encounters through vacations.

Outside of their meeting and date night, there was just too much information that wasn't developed well or seemed irrelevant. This story switches to dual pov about halfway through, which was odd to me and didn't serve that much purpose though they were apart. The plot in the second half was all over the place. Josie is battling with her job, her ex, her best friend who her ex cheated on her with..., her parental relationship issues are brought up, etc. Not only was it too many of her personal issues, but after her one night in rome, she went from someone who was getting walked all over to instantly confident. The pacing for this just didn't seem realistic.

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As a travel lover, adventure seeker, I thought this would be a cute rom-com/chic lit read that had all the things.

In reality, this book was messy, heart break, lots of office drama/growth, and a crap boss.

At the end of the book, I just want to know what actually happens, instead of a cliff hanger.

Thank you NetGalley for my ARC in exchange for an honest review.

*link on Goodreads -> https://www.goodreads.com/review/show/6171750792

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I received this book as an ARC from Netgalley for my honest review! Thank you Netgalley! This is a cute, simple romance. For me, this is a very particular vibe for me to read. This is a good book for a mental break between some of the heavier or darker books I read. I had an Enjoyable time.

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Thank you net galley and Tiziana Olbrich for giving me the opportunity to read and review ‘ Just One Night In Rome’

First things first I did enjoy this book. The characters were likeable and I do feel like they had good chemistry. The writing wasn’t anything special unfortunately HOWEVER this is the authors first book and I believe everyone starts somewhere. For a first ever book I think this was good. I probably would’ve just liked a little more. For what it was, I’d definitely read it again and will keep my eye out for the second book.

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I went into the book thinking it would be a quick, light-hearted, romantic read, but was let down when I realized the writing was just not for me. I would recommend it if you're not a big writing fanatic in romance novels!

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Thank you to Netgalley and the publisher for sending me an arc of this book in exchange for an honest review. I will be dnfing this book at 11% due to a few reasons. I know this book has been translated from its original language of German, however it feels like after being translated there was no editing done to make sure it still made sense or flowed. This makes the dialogue and storytelling very choppy. I am also not sure if sensitivity readers were used for this book as there is one part where the main characters are discussing where they are from and the fmc bases her guess simply on how the mmc looks. I just feel like there could have been a better approach to this conversation and it could have been handled differently. Due to these reasons I will not be finishing this book.

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This book didn't work for me. I wanted to love it - it seemed like a light, fun, frothy vacation romance story but the horrible writing detracted from anything good. The main characters had no real chemistry and I couldn't empathize with them.

I won't be reading any further books in this series.

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I have to say I love this cover. Great colors, the characters give me chemistry instantly. The gelato! Cute cute cute. I am sad to say the feelings ended there. I enjoyed the premise, an adventurous trip to get over a break up, handsome stranger, instant lust, finding yourself. It checked a lot of boxes for me. However, Josie's inner monologue didn't work for me, and I didn't feel the chemistry I needed between her and Leo to really fall in love with their story.

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It was a cute, fun romance that had me kicking my feet and giggling. I loved the setting of the book. It was quick and easy read. I definitely can't wait to get the physical copy :)

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This book had me laughing out loud and swooning at their romantic relationship. The writing was easy to fall in love with as well as the uniquely fierce and passionate characters.

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Fairly predictable rom com but it was still a good read that I enjoyed it. It was also a quick read.

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this was a cute, easy-to-read romance between two people who meet by chance and spend an eventful night together exploring the city of Rome. feelings develop, doubts are shared, and they begin to wonder if they can share more than one night together, or is this it for them?

I liked all the cultural components that came with the story. learning about the spanish steps in rome, the cultural differences between germany and chile, and the connections to italy was a really interesting part of the story that I didn’t expect! I also really enjoyed the depth of the characters. there was a lot of inner monologue happening with Josefina where we got to know about her family background, her people-pleasing tendency, and her previous relationship. the ending was also a great full-circle moment and I found myself smiling at the last sentence🤭

I just wish there was a BIT more depth to the characters. we got to learn a lot about a certain component of the character, and then the story would just move on. I wanted the story to explore it more and intertwine it into the plot! the dynamic between Josefine and Leo also felt more platonic than romantic, although I still appreciated their relationship for whatever it was! the story idea was overall great and engaging to read about.

I overall enjoyed this book and would reccomend for a low-stakes, easy-going romance filled with travel, wanderlust, and happenstance.

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A great RomCom based in Rome.
Found the Frist half of the book a little slow but once it got going it was perfection.

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