The Boyfriend Project was my May Book of the Month selection and I’m so glad I picked it! Scroll on to find out why I loved this book and then go get yourself a copy.
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Review & Thoughts
The Boyfriend Project by Farrah Rochon
The Boyfriend Project was my May selection from my Book of the Month subscription and I’m so glad I picked it! Not long after I received this book in the mail, the importance of Black Lives Matter truly came to surface through the recent events. Supporting Black individuals and Black owned businesses is more important than ever before. I was so happy that this book was part of the BOTM selection and I’m sorry to say it was the first book I’ve bought by a Black author in a long time, but it certainly is the tip of the iceberg for me. Last week I placed a large order for books by Black authors and I’m looking forward to reading new authors and supporting creatives and professionals of all colors and backgrounds.
Let me start off by simply saying, I loved this book! The Boyfriend Project is not your classic rom-com and it’s not your typical office romance; it’s a great mix between romance, humor, and women’s fiction. Part laugh-out-loud funny, part soulful and sweet, part badass boss-bitch, part squad goals, part steaming romantic chemistry. 100% womanly goodness and completely recommend to all that enjoy the romance/women’s fiction genre.
Important themes and elements of the story:
- Importance of trust and doing the right thing, even if the consequences may be tough to swallow
- Important theme of race and diversity in the workplace and how much extra stress there is on Black people and people of color to be successful and pave the way for others in a professional capacity.
- Importance of giving back and supporting others hit home for me. My husband and I both strongly believe in providing support to help others achieve excellence. If you have the ability to help others, you should.
- Importance of finding your tribe; I love that something unfortunate brought three ladies together to form a bond and a supportive, lasting friendship.
In a Nutshell: I loved the author’s writing style and this story. Not your average rom-com and 100% worth the read.
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My Rating: 5 / 5 Stars
Details From the Book Jacket
Published: June 9, 2020 by Forever Publishing
USA Today bestselling author Farrah Rochon launches a new series about three young women who become friends when the live Tweeting of a disastrous date leads them to discover they’ve all been duped by the same man.
Samiah Brooks never thought she would be “that” girl. But a live tweet of a horrific date just revealed the painful truth: she’s been catfished by a three-timing jerk of a boyfriend. Suddenly Samiah-along with his two other “girlfriends,” London and Taylor-have gone viral online. Now the three new besties are making a pact to spend the next six months investing in themselves. No men, no dating, and no worrying about their relationship status . . .
For once Samiah is putting herself first, and that includes finally developing the app she’s always dreamed of creating. Which is the exact moment she meets the deliciously sexy, honey-eyed Daniel Collins at work. What are the chances? When it comes to love, there’s no such thing as a coincidence. But is Daniel really boyfriend material or is he maybe just a little too good to be true?
Books by Farrah Rochon