Release Blitz, Giveaway & Review: My Week with the Bad Boy by Brooke Cumberland & Lyra Parish

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Release Blitz, Giveaway & Review: My Week with the Bad Boy by Brooke Cumberland & Lyra Parish

This book may be unsuitable for people under 18 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence.

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

Release Blitz, Giveaway & Review: My Week with the Bad Boy by Brooke Cumberland & Lyra ParishMy Week with the Bad Boy by Brooke Cumberland, Lyra Parish
Series: My Week #1
on November 2, 2017
Cover Design: RBA Designs
Cover Photographer: FuriousFotog
Cover Model: Joey Berry
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Format: kindle e-book
Source: Forward PR
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Never trust a man who answers the front door wearing nothing more than a pair of low-cut jeans and a panty-melting smirk.

That should’ve been my first sign.

I write about guys just like him for a living—sexy and charming, yet reluctant to get into a serious relationship. His body screams sex appeal, but his condescending personality makes him a classic fuckboy.

And I want nothing to do with that.

Writing romance novels comes with its perks—traveling, meeting new people, creating characters from the voices in my head—but Ethan Rochester enters my life and rearranges all my preconceived notions about writing what inspires you.

One week is all it took. One week to realize that not everything is as it seems.

One week with the bad boy, and I wanted more.

Series Rating: four-stars



I think the real question is… will one night with me be enough for you, Casanova? by Vada


Vada is a romance writer looking for inspiration for a new book. When she rents a house through Airbnb for a week, she decides the new fresh air will offer her the inspiration needed.  What she wasn’t expecting was that true inspiration would come from tenant bad boy Ethan.

Ethan’s past has molded his present. His craft, his house, his work are all part of the way he has coped with his past. When sexy, opinionated Vada arrives at his door, he knows his “perfect” life will be disturbed. Could he change his one night-stands-only rule for a week of fun? What happens after the week is over?


My secret will stay in South Carolina, and Ethan will be my perfect sexspiration. by Vada



  • Cover: When you look at it, you know to expect a hot bad boy. The wedding ring in his necklace had me curious and wanting to know more. I really like it. It’s sexy and intriguing!
  • Plot:Great plot! A fast-paced read with great world built and creative setting. No typo mistakes and everything was cohesive and relevant to the plot.
  • Characters: They are the star! The authors have created real people. They are easy to like, understand and connect. You want to be friends and meet their family. Vada and Ethan are fun and sexy!
  • Heat: Yes! Their chemistry is good and explosive. The steamy scenes are well written and very memorable. So many good ones to choose, it would be hard to choose my favorite.
  • Freshness: I love it. It is the simplicity of the background that gives me the biggest surprises. I’ve really enjoyed how the authors have wrapped up Ethan’s past into his present. It is beautiful and poignant.
  • Addictiveness: This book was really easy to read. Kudos to the authors that brings up heavy topics in a light, easy, fun way to us readers. I couldn’t put down!



  • I guess if I could say one thing that could have been a bit different would be how fast Ethan changes his tune. From hurt bad boy to lover boy to want it all, I guess it could have been a bit smoother.



I have laugh and I have cried. I have felt a mountain of emotions. I felt like I needed to slap them sometimes and others like I should hug them.

What else could I want from a book? Really good read!


You MAY read this because you enjoy one of the authors; you SHOULD read this if you like steamy romances; you MUST read this for believable characters you can connect and understand!!!



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About Brooke Cumberland

Brooke Cumberland is a USA Today Bestselling author who wears many hats on any given day. She also co-writes under the USA TodayBestselling Duo pseudonym, Kennedy Fox with her literary soul mate. She lives in the frozen tundra of Packer Nation with her husband, 6-year-old wild child, and two teenage stepsons. When she’s not writing, you can find her reading love stories, listening to music that inspires her, and laughing with her family. Brooke is addicted to Starbucks coffee, leggings, and naps. She found her passion for telling stories during winter break one year in grad school–and she hasn’t stopped since.


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About Lyra Parish

Lyra Parish loves to write, glamp, and sing obnoxiously loud at the top of her lungs in the shower. Sweet love stories (along with the dirty ones) make her gush. She is a firm believer that a person can never have too many cups of coffee, cats, or happily ever afters. When she isn’t busy writing with Brooke as Kennedy Fox, she can be found sipping various beverages from her non-alcoholic drink buffet, pimp slapping excel spreadsheets, or riding her bike. Lyra lives in Texas with her glassblowing, guitar-playing hubby and black cat named Nibbler.

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Rating Report
Overall: four-stars
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