Strings Attached - Mandy Baggot

Thursday, January 12, 2012
Title - Strings Attached
Author - Mandy Baggot
Genre - Chick lit
Date published -  October 8th 2011
Publisher -  YouWriteOn
Format - Paperback
Pages -388
Rating - 5 out of 5

I've said this lots of times, but I'm going to say it again. I just love chick lit books and stories about rockstars.
George Fraser has her own catering company Finger Foods, of which she's very proud of. Yes, George is a female, and that's short for Georgina.
She's a 34 year old woman, very mature and organized, but I guess life taught her to be that way. Everything in her life changes one day when she's offered to cater for Quinn Blake's after show party. Quinn is surely an outstanding specimen of masculine perfection! He's handsome, hot, super famous and of course, stalked by women constantly. Though George is really trying to stay professional, Quinn seems to have other plans. For how long will she be able to resist his charm? Is it possible that someone as hot and famous as Quinn could be after someone as George? She's gorgeous of course, but she's not a celebrity, so are there any chances for such a relationship to work out?
Well, things will get complicated and some parts of their personal history will be revealed. This is actually the part of the story that I couldn't predict. A twist you definitely won't see coming! Some say chick lit can be predictable to a certain extant. However, that's not the case with Strings Attached, believe me!
I've heard great things about this book, and I must admit I was expecting a fun and lighthearted read. But the story of Quinn and George is BEYOND everything I thought it would be! The passion, that intense chemistry between George and Quinn, is something that will grab you from the start. I really liked both main characters, but (of course, I am a woman;) I ABSOLUTELY LOVED Quinn. He is definitely a character you won't be able to forget.
The normal girl meets a super celebrity - sounds almost like a modern version of Cinderella. :)
As for Mrs Baggot's writing style, I'm really fascinated by it and I'm pretty amazed how she managed to keep things between her hero and heroine so intense and interesting. And most importantly, I really CAN'T wait to read more from her.

My rating


11 comments:

  1. Linn B Halton said...:

    What a stunning review Ananda! Mandy is certainly climbing those charts and she's one to watch.... love the comparison with a modern day Cinderella for this book.

  1. Fabulous review, Ananda! Let's be sure to share it with the world so that Mandy gets the credit she deserves. What's that I always say... Rock On!!

  1. Melanie said...:

    Excellent review, Ananda! It sounds like a wonderful read! I can't wait to get to it.

  1. Mandy said...:

    Thank you for this FANTASTIC review Ananda! I'm so glad you loved the book AND Quinn! xx

  1. Janice Horton said...:

    What a great review - Strings Attached sounds to me like one to read and Lady Baggot one to watch!

  1. This was one of my favourite reads last year! Great review Ananda.

    Sue

  1. emandyves said...:

    This one is waiting in my Kindle and your review makes me anxious to read it!

  1. Lindsay said...:

    Great review, will add it to my 'to read' list! x

  1. I loved this book as well. It was a great read. Your review is very nicely written! Great job to both of you!

  1. Chris Longmuir said...:

    I'm not really a chick lit fan but this book sounds good and I think I'll give it a try.

  1. Dizzy C said...:

    I loved this one too.

    Quinn was gorgeous. :)

    carol

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