The Proposal

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The Proposal

How would you like to receive a marriage proposal in front on several thousands of baseball fans? Well, that is the beginning of a hectic day for Nikole on her man’s birthday. Not expecting the surprise of a lifetime the characters in this fun romantic read take the audience for a challenging ride of friendship, romance and self-exploration. Jasmine Guillory author of “The Wedding” has created a new smile for the faces of her readers with “The Proposal”

Within the pages of “The Proposal” the characters share happiness, sadness, and self-discovery. This light-hearted narrative is a delightful experience for escaping the stress of the day. Curling up with this book with a glass of wine or ice cold glass of beer with some popcorn will not disappoint. The characters are colorful as a rainbow. The multi-cultural cast of characters is somewhat cosmopolitan.

Jasmine Guillory has her reader audience reflecting on how to overcome the baggage often carried over after heartbreak, regardless of how long ago or recent the pain occurred.

I delighted in the realistic, yet many times carefree conversations between Nikole, Courtney, Dana, Carlos and Angela. These characters were reflective of friendships across the spectrum and teach acceptance and loyalty.

Friendship is the cornerstone for developing the strong bond to carry a loving, sexy relationship forward to overcome fear.

Carlos is a handsome Latino doctor and Nikole a beautiful African American writer. They connect and relate as their newly developing friendship moves to the next level and engage in some erotic moments.

I enjoyed “The Proposal” and recommend it to readers looking for an easy read with realistic characters in a 21st century vibe across various cultural dynamics.


Book Blurb for The Proposal

"There is so much to relate to and throughout the novel, there is a sharp feminist edge. Loved this one, and you will too."--Roxane Gay, New York Times bestselling author

The author of The Wedding Date serves up a novel about what happens when a public proposal doesn't turn into a happy ending, thanks to a woman who knows exactly how to make one on her own...

When someone asks you to spend your life with him, it shouldn't come as a surprise--or happen in front of 45,000 people.

When freelance writer Nikole Paterson goes to a Dodgers game with her actor boyfriend, his man bun, and his bros, the last thing she expects is a scoreboard proposal. Saying no isn't the hard part--they've only been dating for five months, and he can't even spell her name correctly. The hard part is having to face a stadium full of disappointed fans...

At the game with his sister, Carlos Ibarra comes to Nik's rescue and rushes her away from a camera crew. He's even there for her when the video goes viral and Nik's social media blows up--in a bad way. Nik knows that in the wilds of LA, a handsome doctor like Carlos can't be looking for anything serious, so she embarks on an epic rebound with him, filled with food, fun, and fantastic sex. But when their glorified hookups start breaking the rules, one of them has to be smart enough to put on the brakes...


Night Owl Reviews Oct, 2018 4.00