Otty has just landed her dream job. She’s about to join the writing team of one of the most respected showrunners in TV. And then the night before her first day, she’s evicted from her flat.
Joe has been working with Russell for years. He’s the best writer on his team, but lately something has been off. He’s trying to get his mojo back, but when his flatmate moves out without warning he has other things to worry about.
Otty moving into Joe’s house seems like the perfect solution to both their problems, but neither is prepared for what happens next. Paired together in the writing room, their obvious chemistry sparks from the page and they are the writing duo to beat. But their relationship off the page is an entirely different story, and neither of them can figure out why.
And suddenly the question isn’t, will they, or won’t they? It’s why won’t they?
An epic and modern love story for our times, we will all see ourselves reflected in Otty and Joe. We are our own biggest barriers and this novel explores what happens when we get out of our own way. And it is glorious.
This could be Netflix’s newest rom com, a perfect friends to lovers, slow burn, audience rooting for them, stop dating the wrong people, story.
I loved Otty and Joe, they felt like real people, making mistakes, worrying about messing up their friendship, trying to be all things, just like the rest of us.
Funny, sad, enjoyable and entertaining. I read this during a recent rainy day, curled up on the sofa, which I definitely think is what this book is made for.
*I was kindly gifted a copy of this book in exchange for taking part in the blog tour but all opinions remain my own.