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Monday, May 3, 2010

(ARC Review) RUMOR HAS IT by Jill Mansell

RUMOR HAS IT
Author: Jill Mansell
Source: Sourcebooks
* I received this ARC free of charge in exchange for an honest review*
  • Paperback: 416 pages
  • Publisher: Sourcebooks Landmark (May 1, 2010)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1402237502
  • ISBN-13: 978-1402237508
SYNOPSIS:
Would you be tempted?

Newly single, Tilly Cole impulsively accepts a job offer in a small town as a “Girl Friday.” Fun job, country house, fresh start, why not? But soon she finds herself in a hotbed of gossip, intrigue, and rampant rivalry for the town’s most desirable bachelor—Jack Lucas.

Rumors of Jack’s “love ’em and leave ’em” escapes abound, and Tilly decides to do the mature, sensible thing... avoid Jack at all cost. But the more time Tilly spends with Jack, the more the rumors just don’t make sense. Tilly doesn’t know what to believe... and Jack’s not telling.

MY THOUGHTS:
I think I have just found a new author to join my favorites list!  I loved this book.  The author easily captured romantic comedy without going overboard and the book flowed great!  I enjoyed both of the main characters and all the little stories that were included in it as well.  The author had no problems setting up the smaller characters with juicy story even when the focus was on Tilly and Jack.  

The cover is also playful and cute which fits the style of this book perfectly.  The author does have many other books out besides this one, so I will definitely have to check out some of her others. A new to me author that just made it to my favorite authors' list!  Move over Shopaholic, Rumor Has It is on the way!

MY RATING:

Outstanding Book That Will Stay On My Bookshelf
For Rereading!

READ AN EXCERT HERE: Sourcebooks

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8 Comments:

Blogger Jasmyn said...

I have read two of Jill Mansell's other books and there were both terrific. I'll have to try and make this one my next read from her.

May 3, 2010 at 10:37 AM  
Blogger My 5 Monkeys(Julie) said...

haven't read her yet..will look into her and check out her books

May 3, 2010 at 10:38 AM  
Blogger Anna Dougherty said...

Thanks for introducing me to a new author! I hadn't heard of her before and I am definitely tempted.

May 3, 2010 at 11:01 AM  
Blogger Julie P said...

I will have to check this author out--thank you for sharing!

May 3, 2010 at 11:31 AM  
Blogger MarceJ said...

I have one of her books but haven't read it yet, thanks for a great review, when I am in the mood I will have to read it and then decide on this one also.

May 3, 2010 at 1:34 PM  
Blogger MarceJ said...

I love your button - Stupid Book. I need to sleep but I can't stop reading you. LMAO, that is great.

May 3, 2010 at 1:35 PM  
Blogger Natalie W said...

Sounds like a fun read! I'll have to check this one out.
Natalie :0)

May 3, 2010 at 3:41 PM  
Blogger jill mansell said...

Hi Amy,
Wow, thanks so much for the cracking review - how wonderful that you liked my style of writing! And yes, I have written quite a few books...
Thank you again!
Love
Jill x

May 4, 2010 at 10:13 AM  

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