Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Wallbanger by Alice Clayton

Wallbanger by Alice Clayton

Caroline Reynolds has a fantastic new apartment in San Francisco, a KitchenAid mixer, and no O (and we’re not talking Oprah here, folks). She has a flourishing design career, an office overlooking the bay, a killer zucchini bread recipe, and no O. She has Clive (the best cat ever), great friends, a great rack, and no O.

Adding insult to O-less, since her move, she has an oversexed neighbor with the loudest late-night wallbanging she’s ever heard. Each moan, spank, and–was that a meow?–punctuates the fact that not only is she losing sleep, she still has, yep, you guessed it, no O.

Enter Simon Parker. (No, really, Simon, please enter.) When the wallbanging threatens to literally bounce her out of bed, Caroline, clad in sexual frustration and a pink baby-doll nightie, confronts her heard-but-never-seen neighbor. Their late-night hallway encounter has, well, mixed results. Ahem. With walls this thin, the tension’s gonna be thick…

In her third novel, Alice Clayton returns to dish her trademark mix of silly and steamy. Banter, barbs, and strutting pussycats, plus the sexiest apple pie ever made, are dunked in a hot tub and set against the gorgeous San Francisco skyline in this hot and hilarious tale of exasperation at first sight.


Comedy / Contemporary


“Fucking Wallbanger.”
“Fucking Pink Nightie Girl.” 

Wow! Wow! Wow! What can I say? I'm taking a break from my usual dose of PNR and UF and wanted to grab a contemporary romance to cool myself down from the unrealistic alpha male from PNR/UF. First off, the Wallbanger is definitely an attention grabber for those who like erotica. But damn, I was wrong, this is a sweet and sexy romantic comedy that make you laugh out loud. Don't read this in the office or on the subway, you might be totally embarrass. This book is so much fun! I laugh out loud so many times that I lost count. And if I need to quote all the damn funny lines, I will be quoting almost half the book.

“Have you seen this guy yet?"
"Nope. My peephole is getting a workout, though."
"Glad to hear at least one hole is getting some action around here.”

The plot itself is quite self-explanatory from the book excerpt. So I won't go into that. The banter and text messages between Simon and Caroline reminds me so much of Sophie Kinsella's I've Got Your Number. But this is much hotter and sexier. And the internal monologue of Simon, Caroline, and two other friends during the road trip = HILARIOUS!!! Hahahaha..... I think I just choked myself. Opps.

“I moaned like a whore in church. To be fair, I’d never actually heard a whore moan in church, but I had a feeling it sounded a lot like the unholy sounds pouring forth from my mouth.”

Rating 5/5