E-galley Review: Sense & Irritability (Austen in Austin #1) by Emma Lee Jayne

Posted December 6, 2023 by Lisa Mandina in Review / 6 Comments

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

E-galley Review:  Sense & Irritability (Austen in Austin #1) by Emma Lee JayneSense & Irritability by Emma Lee Jayne
Series: Austen in Austin #1
on December 4, 2023
Genres: Adult Contemporary Romance, Adult Romantic Comedy
Pages: 249
Source: the author
Format: E-galley
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When a down on her luck chef accepts a job working for a reclusive, grumpy tech genius, the last thing she needs is to fall in love with her enigmatic boss. This steamy, grumpy/sunshine romantic comedy brings the laughter, the heat, and all the feels from award-winning, USA Today Bestselling author, Emma Lee Jayne.

My Review

This was a fun, fast-paced rom-com, where I adored all the texting bits, so much fun you can have with just those small little snippets of conversation between two people. Both characters had their own issues and special aspects that were unique and made the story so real! I loved how Savannah assumed that her new boss was an elderly recluse, it made when he first found her in his kitchen even more hilarious.

The story actually went pretty quickly, which is nice, I enjoy when things aren’t crazy and drama filled just for drama’s sake. All the family and friends were also great additions to the story, making me eager for Savannah’s sister’s story next. Savannah had dealt with so much in her past that it was understandable why she was as reluctant to give more a chance. But Ian, oh how I loved hearing how Ian’s mother had tried to help him, and how he figured things out based on his own way of seeing and dealing with the world around him.

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6 responses to “E-galley Review: Sense & Irritability (Austen in Austin #1) by Emma Lee Jayne

  1. Damaris Maidana

    What a beautiful story, the truth is that at this time I love reading these books.
    Thanks for the recommendation!

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