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Author: Christina Lauren

NEW YORK TIMES, USA TODAY AND INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHORS

Christina and Lauren are a writing duo who have been swooning over romance novels for as long as they can remember. Separated by the pesky state of Nevada, these co-author besties speak several times a day, agree that Ruby Pumps is the best nail polish color ever and would, if given the choice, spend all day staring at the ocean from the San Clemente pier.

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Roomies

Roomies
  • Number: B06ZXWGSLW
  • Release: 2017-12-05
  • Author: Christina Lauren
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Romantic Comedy
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
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From subway to Broadway to happily ever after. Modern love in all its thrill, hilarity, and uncertainty has never been so compulsively readable as in New York Times and #1 international bestselling author Christina Lauren’s (Beautiful Bastard, Dating You / Hating You) new romance.

Marriages of convenience are so…inconvenient.

Rescued by Calvin McLoughlin from a would-be subway attacker, Holland Bakker pays the brilliant musician back by pulling some of her errand-girl strings and getting him an audition with a bigtime musical director. When the tryout goes better than even Holland could have imagined, Calvin is set for a great entry into Broadway—until he admits his student visa has expired and he’s in the country illegally.

Holland impulsively offers to wed the Irishman to keep him in New York, her growing infatuation a secret only to him. As their relationship evolves from awkward roommates to besotted lovers, Calvin becomes the darling of Broadway. In the middle of the theatrics and the acting-not-acting, what will it take for Holland and Calvin to realize that they both stopped pretending a long time ago?


Dating You / Hating You

Dating You / Hating You
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781501165818
  • Release: 2017-06-06
  • Author: Christina Lauren
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, Women's Fiction
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
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Everyone knows that all’s fair in love and war. But these two will learn that sabotage is a dish best served naked.

The first standalone romance by New York Times and #1 international bestselling author Christina Lauren (Beautiful Bastard) is a sexy, compulsively readable romantic comedy that dives headlong into the thrill and doubt of modern love.

Despite the odds against them from an embarrassing meet-awkward at a mutual friend’s Halloween party, Carter and Evie immediately hit it off. Even the realization that they’re both high-powered agents at competing firms in Hollywood isn’t enough to squash the fire.

But when their two agencies merge—causing the pair to vie for the same position—all bets are off. What could have been a beautiful, blossoming romance turns into an all-out war of sabotage. Carter and Evie are both thirtysomething professionals—so why can’t they act like it?

Can Carter stop trying to please everyone and see how their mutual boss is really playing the game? Can Evie put aside her competitive nature long enough to figure out what she really wants in life? Can their actor clients just be something close to human? Whether these two Hollywood love/hatebirds get the storybook Hollywood ending, or just a dramedy of epic proportions, you get to enjoy Christina Lauren’s heartfelt, hilarious story of romance in the modern world.


Beautiful - The Beautiful Series

Beautiful
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781501127991
  • Release: 2016-10-04
  • Author: Christina Lauren
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
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Featuring the entire BEAUTIFUL series cast for one final hurrah!

A FREE-SPIRITED GIRL IN NEED OF A BREAK.

A MAN WEIGHED DOWN BY RESPONSIBILITY.

A ROAD TRIP VACATION WHERE ALL BETS ARE OFF.

OH, AND A LOT OF WINE.

After walking in on her boyfriend shagging another girl in their place, Pippa Bay Cox ditches London for the States to go on a drunken road trip with Ruby Miller and some of her Beautiful friends.

Scaling the career ladder is the default way to deal with heartbreak—and to just deal—for Jensen Bergstrom. Absolutely buried by his drive and workload, he rarely takes time for himself. But when his sister Hanna convinces him to join the gang on a two-week wine tour, he has a rare moment of cutting loose. Of course, it’s only once he’s committed that he realizes the strange girl he met briefly on the plane is coming along, too. She might be too much for him…or he might realize his life has become too small and needs her to make it bigger, crazier.

With this circle of friends there’s always something going on: from Chloe and Sara’s unexpected personality swaps to Will’s new domestic side to Bennett’s text message barrage and George’s own happily-ever-after. In short, their adventures in love, friendship, and hilarity are nothing short of Beautiful.


Beautiful Boss - Wild Seasons, #5

Beautiful Boss
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781501146220
  • Release: 2016-03-01
  • Author: Christina Lauren
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
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The ninth work in the New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling series that started with Beautiful Bastard. In this novella, Will Sumner and Hanna Bergstrom (from Beautiful Player) find that a wedding and everlasting love were just the beginning.

One Player tamed. One nerd girl satisfied. And one more major life decision to make. When Will fell for Hanna, her quirky sense of humor and fierce dedication to her career were part of the attraction. (Not to mention her coy newbie attitude toward sex and her willingness to let him teach her everything.) But when the job offers start rolling in for her—and oh, they do—Hanna has trouble deciding what she wants, where they should live, and how much she should burden Will with the decision. Magic between the sheets is only one part of a relationship...getting on the same page is quite another altogether.


Wicked Sexy Liar - Wild Seasons, #4

Wicked Sexy Liar
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781476777986
  • Release: 2016-02-02
  • Author: Christina Lauren
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
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When three college besties meet three hot guys in Vegas, anything can—and does—happen. Book Four in the New York Times Wild Seasons series that began with Sweet Filthy Boy (the Romantic Times book of the year that Sylvia Day called “a sexy, sweet treasure of a story”), Dirty Rowdy Thing, and Dark Wild Night.

For two people ambivalent about dating and love, they sure get naked around each other an awful lot . . .

London Hughes is very content to surf daily, tend bar, hang out with her group of friends, and slowly orient herself in the years after college. Everything’s going great and according to the non-plan.

But when a wave knocks her for a loop one morning, then Luke Sutter’s flirtatious smile knocks her for another that evening, she veers slightly off course…and into his path. Sure, he’s a total player, but the Why not—it’s only one night is a persistent voice in her ear.

For his part, Luke’s been on hookup autopilot for so long that he rarely ever pauses to consider what he’s doing. But after an amazing time with London, he realizes that he hasn’t been moving on from a devastating heartbreak so much as he’s been drifting to wherever—and whomever—the current takes him. With London he wants more.

Every relationship involves two people…plus their pasts. And as much as she enjoys her fling with Luke, when London learns about his past—more specifically, who’s in it—everything becomes the brand of complicated she strives to avoid. It’s up to Luke then to change some things in order to try and ensure he’s not something she’ll outright avoid as well.


Dark Wild Night - Wild Seasons, #3

Dark Wild Night
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781476777948
  • Release: 2015-09-15
  • Author: Christina Lauren
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
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When three college besties meet three hot guys in Vegas, anything could--and does--happen. From Christina Lauren (Beautiful Bastard), Book Three in the sexy, fun New York Timesbestselling Wild Seasons series that began with Sweet Filthy Boy and Dirty Rowdy Thing.


Beautiful Secret - The Beautiful Series, #4

Beautiful Secret
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781476778006
  • Release: 2015-04-14
  • Author: Christina Lauren
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
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In BEAUTIFUL SECRET, the brother of Max Stella (Beautiful Stranger) comes to New York City on business from England. Niall Stella has a classically stiff upper lip, a mind for engineering, and no clue when it comes to women. Too bad for him he’s about to get obliterated by one . . . and he’ll never see it coming.

In a fun little twist, this is where the Beautiful series meets up with the Wild Seasons.


Beautiful Beloved - Beautiful Bastard Novella

Beautiful Beloved
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: B00LD1OHD6
  • Release: 2015-02-02
  • Author: Christina Lauren
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Pocket Star
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The seventh work in the New York Times and #1 internationally bestselling series that started with the Beautiful Bastard, Beautiful Stranger, and Beautiful Player novels. Featuring all the Beautiful characters…plus one tiny new addition to the group.

In Beautiful Stranger, finance whiz Sara Dillon met the irresistibly sexy Brit, Max Stella, at a New York City club. Through the series we’ve watched them learn to balance commitment with their less than private brand of playfulness. In Beautiful Beloved, Max and Sara take it to the next step. But the question is: Will they be able to find a balance between the wild sexcapades they aren’t ready to retire, and the demands of parenthood that come along with their new Beautiful bundle of joy? Parenthood: it’s not for the weak of heart.


Dirty Rowdy Thing - Wild Seasons, #2

Dirty Rowdy Thing
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781476777962
  • Release: 2014-11-04
  • Author: Christina Lauren
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, New Adult & College
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
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From the New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Bastard, Beautiful Stranger, and Beautiful Player, Book Two of the brand-new Wild Seasons series that started with Sweet Filthy Boy—a story of friends, love, and lust.

Despite their rowdy hookups, Harlow and Finn don’t even like each other...which would explain why their marriage lasted only twelve hours. He needs to be in charge and takes whatever he wants. She lives by the Want-something-done? Do-it-yourself mantra. Maybe she’s too similar to the rugged fisherman—or just what he needs.


Sublime

Sublime
  • Number: 9781481413688
  • Release: 2014-10-14
  • Author: Christina Lauren
  • Genre: YA
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster Kids
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True love may mean certain death in a ghostly affair of risk and passion from New York Times bestselling duo Christina Lauren, authors of Beautiful Bastard. Tahereh Mafi, New York Times bestselling author of Shatter Me calls Sublime “a beautiful, haunting read.

When Lucy walks out of a frozen forest, wearing only a silk dress and sandals, she isn’t sure how she got there. But when she sees Colin, she knows for sure that she’s here for him.

Colin has never been captivated by a girl the way he is by Lucy. With each passing day their lives intertwine, and even as Lucy begins to remember more of her life—and her death—neither of them is willing to give up what they have, no matter how impossible it is. And when Colin finds a way to physically be with Lucy, taking himself to the brink of death where his reality and Lucy’s overlap, the joy of being together for those brief stolen moments drowns out everything in the outside world. But some lines weren’t meant to be crossed…


Sweet Filthy Boy - Wild Seasons, #1

Sweet Filthy Boy
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781476751801
  • Release: 2014-05-13
  • Author: Christina Lauren
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, New Adult & College
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
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The New York Times bestselling author of Beautiful Bastard, Beautiful Stranger, and Beautiful Player starts a brand new story of friends, love, and lust with Book One of the Wild Seasons series.

One-night stands are supposed to be with someone convenient, or wickedly persuasive, or regrettable. They aren’t supposed to be with someone like him.

But after a crazy Vegas weekend celebrating her college graduation—and terrified of the future path she knows is a cop-out—Mia Holland makes the wildest decision of her life: follow Ansel Guillaume—her sweet, filthy fling—to France for the summer and just…play.

When feelings begin to develop behind the provocative roles they take on, and their temporary masquerade adventures begin to feel real, Mia will have to decide if she belongs in the life she left because it was all wrong, or in the strange new one that seems worlds away.


Beautiful Beginning - Beautiful Bastard Novella

Beautiful Beginning
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781476755106
  • Release: 2013-11-19
  • Author: Christina Lauren
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary, * Under 45k Words
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
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The Beautiful Bastard series continues in this new novella—back when not being able to stand each other also meant not being able to keep their hands of each other, neither Bennett nor Chloe could have seen this day coming.

An exasperated bride who just wants to elope. A determined groom whose only focus is getting to the wedding night. And—of course—a whole lot of name calling.


Beautiful Player - Beautiful Bastard, #3

Beautiful Player
  • 5 Stars
  • Number: 9781476751405
  • Release: 2013-10-29
  • Author: Christina Lauren
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
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In the third book in the Beautiful Bastard series, an agreement between a venture capitalist and a bookish woman quickly becomes a very NSFW version of My Fair Lady.

When Hanna “Ziggy” Bergstrom moves to New York City for graduate school, Will Sumner thinks his responsibilities to his best friend’s nerdy little sister will be limited to the occasional dinner and check-in. Little does he know that Ziggy is ready to break out of her bookworm academic shell and move more into bombshell territory. Of course she figures the gorgeous womanizing venture capitalist Will is the best person to help mentor her in this new field of study: dating.

Will takes on the challenge with more than a healthy dose of skepticism and humor, but soon finds that Ziggy just needed a tiny push, not a world of change, to reveal a woman every man seems to notice. Soon “Ziggy” is gone and the unfiltered, innocently seductive Hanna Bergstrom is hijacking his dreams, his moods, and even his orderly no-strings-attached dating life—beginning the night his mentoring activities move between the sheets.


Beautiful Bombshell - Beautiful Bastard Novella

Beautiful Bombshell
  • 3 Stars
  • Number: 9781476755090
  • Release: 2013-09-03
  • Author: Christina Lauren
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
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A beautiful bastard of a groom-to-be. A bachelor-party-crashing bride. And one unforgettable night on the Vegas strip.

When Bennett’s friends steal him away from Chloe for a weekend of shenanigans and strippers in Vegas, their first stop doesn’t exactly go as planned. Their scheme for a guys’ weekend completely derailed, Bennett and Max take every chance they get to rendezvous secretly with the women they love. But when the persistently single Will Sumner catches on, the pair realizes they need to team up with him instead of butting heads if they’re to escape for more sexy Vegas hookups.

Beautiful Bastard’s Chloe Mills and Bennett Ryan are back for one last blazing prewedding hurrah- but if what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas, they might not ever want to leave!


Beautiful Bitch - Beautiful Bastard Novella

Beautiful Bitch
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781476754147
  • Release: 2013-07-09
  • Author: Christina Lauren
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
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A COMBATIVE RELATIONSHIP. A RED-HOT ATTRACTION. AND NO TIME TO BE ALONE TOGETHER.

Just when Chloe’s career starts to take off, Bennett wishes it would all slow down long enough to spend a wild night alone with his intern-cum-girlfriend. Preferably one in which he can show her he’s still the boss.

After her continued refusals to take time off with him, Bennett can finally no longer take no for an answer. And so the couple find themselves with two plane tickets, one French villa, and a surprising conversation that, predictably, leaves them wrestling under the covers.

Picking up where Beautiful Bastard left off, Chloe Mills and Bennett Ryan continue their fiery love-hate relationship . . . and take it to the next level.


Beautiful Stranger - Beautiful Bastard, #2

Beautiful Stranger
  • Stars
  • Number: 9781476731537
  • Release: 2013-05-28
  • Author: Christina Lauren
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
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A charming British Playboy. A girl determined to finally live. And a secret liaison revealed in all too vivid color. Book two in the NYT Bestselling series. Escaping a cheating ex, finance whiz Sara Dillon's moved to New York City and is looking for excitement without a lot of strings attached. So meeting the irresistible, sexy Brit at a dance club should have meant nothing more than a night's fun. But the manner--and speed--with which he melts her inhibitions turns him from a one-time hookup and into her Beautiful Stranger.

The whole city knows Max Stella loves women, not that he's ever found one he particularly wants to keep around. Despite pulling in plenty with his Wall Street bad boy charm, it's not until Sara--and the wild photos she lets him take of her--that he starts wondering if there's someone for him outside of the bedroom.

Hooking up in places where anybody could catch them, the only thing scarier for Sara than getting caught in public is having Max get too close in private.


Beautiful Bastard - Beautiful Bastard, #1

Beautiful Bastard
  • 4 Stars
  • Number: 9781476730097
  • Release: 2013-02-12
  • Author: Christina Lauren
  • Genre: Romance
  • Tags: * Contemporary
  • Publisher: Gallery Books
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An ambitious intern. A perfectionist executive. And a whole lot of name calling.

Whip-smart, hardworking, and on her way to an MBA, Chloe Mills has only one problem: her boss, Bennett Ryan. He’s exacting, blunt, inconsiderate—and completely irresistible. A Beautiful Bastard.

Bennett has returned to Chicago from France to take a vital role in his family’s massive media business. He never expected that the assistant who’d been helping him from abroad was the gorgeous, innocently provocative—completely infuriating—creature he now has to see every day. Despite the rumors, he’s never been one for a workplace hookup. But Chloe’s so tempting he’s willing to bend the rules—or outright smash them—if it means he can have her. All over the office

As their appetites for one another increase to a breaking point, Bennett and Chloe must decide exactly what they’re willing to lose in order to win each other.

Originally only available online as The Office by tby789—and garnering over 2 million reads on fanfiction sites—Beautiful Bastard has been extensively updated for re-release.