E-galley Review: Mansplainer (Last Man Standing #3) by Avery Flynn

Posted June 27, 2022 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 4 Comments

I received this book for free from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

E-galley Review:  Mansplainer (Last Man Standing #3) by Avery FlynnMansplainer by Avery Flynn
Series: Last Man Standing #3
Published by Entangled: Amara on June 27, 2022
Genres: Adult Contemporary Romance, Adult Romantic Comedy
Pages: 303
Source: the publisher
Format: E-galley
My Rating: five-stars
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Blurb:

As the only Beckett cousin who is still unattached, I’m a shoo-in to win the bet with my cousins to be the last man blissfully not in love by Christmas. Of course, I know they’re still going to make me follow the rules of our bet and go on six dates with the same woman—but I’ve figured out a way out of that too. I’m getting married. Is it love? Not even close. Chelle Finch needs a temporary husband and I need to win this bet. We agree to put a ring on it knowing that this marriage of convenience will end in divorce. Except, somehow dating my wife has me realizing that I don’t ever want to take this ring off if it means losing her. 
 
What does the guy who can talk his way out of anything have to do to sweet talk his temporary wife into forever?
 
Each book in the Last Man Standing series is STANDALONE:
* Mama’s BoyMy Review
* NeanderthalMy Review
* Mansplainer

My Review

I’ve been eagerly awaiting this one for what seems like forever! It’s pub date kept getting pushed back, but I am so glad to have read it now! I loved that we had an older woman romance with this one. And sadly to say, Nash’s mansplaining had me laughing, even though I know how irritating it really is in real life. But honestly, he wasn’t doing it to be an ass, he really thought he was helping everyone. Basically his whole life he’d had to be the one helping everyone in his family, so it just tended to flow over into every other aspect of his life. However I loved the way that Chelle put him in his place. The way she stopped his mansplaining, the way she took charge in other ways that he was unaware he’d actually enjoy when it happened. I hated that she kept just assuming it was only for the bet and that they would go ahead and end their marriage as the original plan said. It was so obvious how much the two of them really did like each other and were better with each other in their lives.

I loved her dog names, especially Grouch Barks since I am a huge Marx Brothers fan. And I loved all the family that we knew from the last two books, as well as getting to know his family. the ending was perfect, the gift from their grandmother that the bet was over was a perfect fit for them as well. My fingers are crossed that based on little bits and pieces at the end of this story, the author is going to give us the stories of the younger cousins in this family.

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4 responses to “E-galley Review: Mansplainer (Last Man Standing #3) by Avery Flynn

    • Lisa Mandina

      It was really fun and like I said, I hated laughing at his mansplaining, but it was so realistic!

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