Up Your HOA Hole

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Pub Date Apr 20 2024 | Archive Date Oct 31 2024

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In the seemingly idyllic community of Sterling Winds, Gwendolyn Thornton, the unwavering Homeowners Association (HOA) President, maintains a facade of order and serenity. Beneath the manicured lawns and elegant facades, however, lies a brewing storm of tension and discord.

As the gatekeepers of the neighborhood's pristine image, Gwendolyn and the HOA navigate the delicate balance of maintaining the community's outward charm while grappling with the clash of personalities among its residents. The arrival of Preston and Carter Higgins, Sterling Winds' first openly gay couple, disrupts the established norms, exposing the underlying prejudices and biases that simmer just below the surface.

In a community where appearances are everything, not everyone welcomes the Higgins with open arms. From high-strung personalities to ruthless neighbors, the once-tranquil Sterling Winds becomes a battleground of egos, secrets, and suburban drama. Gwendolyn finds herself torn between upholding the neighborhood's image and fostering a more inclusive environment.

Amid the perfectly trimmed hedges and picturesque streets, Up Your HOA Hole explores the struggle for acceptance, the price of conformity, and the resilience of the human spirit in the face of societal expectations. Will Sterling Winds weather the storm of transformation, or will the facade of perfection shatter under the weight of its residents' conflicting desires?

In the seemingly idyllic community of Sterling Winds, Gwendolyn Thornton, the unwavering Homeowners Association (HOA) President, maintains a facade of order and serenity. Beneath the manicured lawns...

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This was a funny read and had so much drama in it that really happens with HOA’s these days and the residents of these subdivisions. I would really recommend this book to anyone that loves a good comedy with drama in it.

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My motivation for reading this was the fact I've been going through so much with my HOA lately. The storytelling in this book clicked with me and I enjoyed the drama.

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Exploring the intricacies of suburban life, this book delves beneath the surface of the idyllic facade, revealing the tensions and prejudices simmering beneath. Through relatable characters and engaging storytelling, it prompts reflection on the complexities of community dynamics and the struggle for acceptance. This was a fun read!

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Up Your HOA Hole by B.J. Irons is a fun and wild read about the HOA and the hijinks the neighbors get up to. Drama, misunderstandings, and an affair make all of the neighborhood get togethers a little more interesting, especially when the liquor flows.

Thank you for the opportunity to read this ARC.

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I really enjoyed this read! I loved the difference in characters and felt like I was a resident of Sterling Winds, getting all the gossip from nosy neighbours! I would’ve loved to have gained more backstory into some of the residents, but overall it felt like a refreshing sip of iced tea in the summer sun.

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A couple finds their dream house 🏡, hoping for peace ✌️ and tranquility. But when they meet the neighbors, things get spicy 🌶️! The homeowner's association adds drama 😱. This story is a hoot 😄, giving a peek into the neighborhood's secrets. Seriously cool! 👌

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This story is a sitcom in book form. There are a lot of characters whose lives all intertwine in the Sterling Winds neighborhood. Gwen is the president of the HOA and her life seems perfect but the drama of the neighborhood tells a different story. Each character has secrets and they all love to gossip with each other and about each other.

I had no problem keeping up with everything going on and the story followed a short timeline. I would have liked a bit more drama with the resolution at the end but the ending stayed in line with the story overall.

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This book was really fun and easy to read. Some of the characters were a bit boring at times, but the others made up for it. My only criticism is that it is clearly described as a queer novel although the queer characters weren’t heavily featured until about 3/4 through the book. The author spent more time developing the neighbors in this community, as opposed to showing us who Carter and Preston Higgins were. Otherwise it was a great book & a good summer read!

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This book was great. The characters were enjoyable. The plot holds your attention. I would read another book by this author. Thank god the book was not preachy!! B

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