Review ~ Eye Candy by Jessica Lemmon



Don’t trust lust at first sight. One woman chooses reality over fantasy in this friends-to-lovers romance, a steamy standalone by “an author to keep your eye on” (Katee Robert).
Jacqueline: As an adult woman–and the vice president of a marketing firm–I shouldn’t be waiting by my office window to ogle the mystery man who jogs by every morning at 11:45. Sure, he’s a gorgeous, perfect specimen of the human race, but I can’t bring myself to hit on a total stranger. However, my best friend-slash-colleague Vince Carson thinks I should do more than talk to the guy. In fact, he’s borderline obsessive about “getting me laid.” (His words.) But the more time we spend together, the more it’s clear: The one I’m falling for is Vince.
Vince: Jackie Butler’s got it bad for some pompous, over-pumped A-hole who struts his stuff past her window. That doesn’t bother me. I know she deserves nice things. What does bother me is that she friend-zoned me big-time last year, so I can’t ask her out myself. But what if I set her up with Mr. Steroids? Then, when he breaks her heart, I can swoop in and save her like the nice guy I am. Everything’s going according to plan . . . until we share a ridiculously epic kiss. And suddenly anything is possible.


We all have the one person who we lust from afar. For Jacqueline, it was the hot guy who ran by her office at the same time everyday. It wasn’t until she was pushed by her best-friend Vince that she actually talked to him.  Vince has secretly been harboring feelings for Jacqueline since his marriage dissolved a few years prior. However, after pushing her into the arms of the one man she has been drooling over, in an attempt to win her over, may have just back fired on not only him, but Jacqueline.

I love books that are about two friends falling in love as the chemistry and playful banter is normally there. Jessica Lemmon doesn’t disappoint in her novel Eye Candy as we soon learn, what we think we want or need isn’t necessarily what our heart needs or wants. If there is that guy at the gym you have secretly been lusting after, or that friend that there is a bit of chemistry with, then watch out … this book is for you. Lemmon does a wonderful job in creating characters with whom her audience will identify with and fall in love with. I found myself cheering on Vince throughout the book, hoping and wishing he lands the girl …. nice guys don’t always have to finish last.

If you are looking for a good, fun, summer read then Eye Candy is the book for you. Make sure you add it to your To-Be-Read Shelf!

Underneath the Covers ~ Review
Book Cover
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WOW Factor
4 / 5
Overall Enjoyment
4 / 5
Writing Style
4.5 / 5
Overall: 4.3 / 5

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  1. Thank you for sharing your fun review!

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