Cover Image: Partner Pursuit

Partner Pursuit

Pub Date:   |   Archive Date:

Member Reviews

'Partner Pursuit': 4⭐

(Unpaid Review: thank you to @netgalley, @kathystrobos and the publishers for allowing me to read this eArc copy in exchange for a review.)

Here we go:
Friends to lovers ✅ fluffy romance ✅ amazing plot ✅ stunning cover ✅ 
Did I miss something?
Oh, right...
Love pursuit? ✅✅ Absolutely adorable and so, so romantic! Totally reminds me of the relationship between Jenny and Matty in 13 Going On 30, dunno why but totally does and that made me love this book even more 🥰 absolutely recommend, perfect for any time of the year but especially in summer!
Was this review helpful?
this was such a nice read! it's was a little but slow in the beginning and that's why it's not a full 4 star read but i loved reading about workaholic audrey and her life as a lawyer and all her aspirations. i loved jake as a love interest, loved reading about them, even though i have to say it was a little bit of insta-attraction which is not one of my favourite tropes. overall, i recommend this book to everyone who loves a cute and easy romance and is also interested in reading about the legal world.

3.5/5!
Was this review helpful?
4 *stars*

The cover spoke to me!

I really enjoyed this story. It was so cute and heartwarming. At this point I'm in to romance books, it allows me to calm down knowing that the ending will be happy.  
I liked how the characters presented themselves in this book. But as I read this book, I realize that the world of law is not my field. Audrey is constantly working to become a partner at her New York law firm. I am ambitious myself and this is what appealed to me the most.

Thank you!
#Netgalley #PartnerPursuit
Was this review helpful?
“When you fish for love, bait with your heart, not your brain.”
When I tell you that I am emotionally, and quite physically attached to this book. I mean it. I absolutely love this novel. It is so cute to the point where it truly did leave me with a warm, fuzzy-feeling. This novel has it’s own place in my heart, and so do Audrey and Jake. 
This book really describes the struggle of juggling a huge work load, as well as a person’s personal life and so it felt like it was something I could relate to. The main character, Audrey, is someone i relate to and this just made me love this book even more! 
I have to say that Kathy Strobes is now my new favorite author! I cannot wait to read more of her creations!
Was this review helpful?
This book follows a lawyer named Aubrey, who is a workaholic. Her new next-door neighbor Jake is outgoing and is the opposite as his father was a workaholic and swore he would never be that way. The story follows the two of them on life's journey and we watch how their relationship grows and Aubrey thinks he could be the one.  A little bit predictable as she has to choose between her long-time dream of being partner and the literal guy next door.
Was this review helpful?
Thank you Netgalley for this ARC for an exchange of an honest review. 

That is a fun book.  I really enjoyed it.
Was this review helpful?
I don't know what to think about this book. It seemed great, just the writing and everything in the story was so cliche. I just couldn't read it. I started it and then stopped. It was pretty slow too.
Was this review helpful?
LOVED reading this and read the whole book in one sitting! Loved Audrey and Jake's story from how they met to how they really got to know each other and everything they went through together. They had different views on some things but it was great to see how they grew and changed throughout the book. The conflict with Colette was also relatable as I feel as though everyone has dealt with someone like that at some point in their lives. There were definitely a few twists I didn't see coming which drew me in even more. Definitely recommend!
Was this review helpful?
I was drawn to the cover of this book, and then the blurb hooked me. Overall, I enjoyed the realistic feeling of this book, as Audrey worked to balance her pursuit of partner at a big NYC law firm and her personal life.
While I appreciated Ms Strobos knowledge of law, I sometimes had trouble connecting with the writing style and all of the lawyer jargon.  

Thank you NetGalley and Publisher for the e-copy of Partner Pursuit.
Was this review helpful?
This book lured me in with the cover - it is so cute. However it fell a little flat. Audrey is working to make partner at her law firm when she meets Jake, her new music executive neighbour (did I mention he's a hottie?!) Jake's father is a workaholic lawyer so he's used to seeing that kind of lifestyle and doesn't appreciate it. However that's Audrey's life being a lawyer. It's a cute story however is marred with all of the lawyer jargon (yawn!) and definitely not hot enough romance for my liking (c'mon Jake is hot....make it spark!)

Thanks netgalley and the publisher for the ARC!
Was this review helpful?
The blurb seemed interesting. The cover is very attractive. The female protagonist sounds like a strong, powerful character (in the blurb), however when you read the story, she doesn't seem so. The writing style didn't grip me and situations are not interesting enough to keep you {me} hooked. But above all, the main reason why I didn't enjoy the read was the characters. I just couldn't connect.
Was this review helpful?
This book was so cute. She wants to get that partnership so badly but what will happen to him? His father was a lawyer and now he resents them. But not her though. She changed his opinion on lawyers all thanks to her. But will there relationship be able to last?
Was this review helpful?
I enjoyed the story and the drive of the main character to make the decisions for herself and not to appease the love interest. However, I could tell right away that the author worked in law in a past life. Everything was so immersed in the workplace, too many cases and names to be shuffling for a romance novel and there wasn’t room for any actual chemistry. I look forward to seeing how the author grows in future releases.
Was this review helpful?
I liked this book!
Truthfully I liked Audrey. She was a strong woman throughout the book who showed she did not need anyone to help her achieve her goals. A total baddie. Then there was Jake who was a total swoon. This book was such a cute rom-com, and I recommend it! I loved the workplace romance and the tension (good tension, might I add). Overall I think this is a good book, and I had so many good laughs!
Was this review helpful?
I really wanted to like this book more than I did, but the writing style wasn't my favorite. The author tended to state the different actions the character was doing during the scene instead of immersing the reader into the story. For this reason, I had a hard time connecting with the characters and engaging with the story. However, even though the writing style wasn't my preference, I know other readers might love it!

The overall plot and idea for the story is super cute! It's about Audrey, who is a lawyer and is working non-stop, so she can make partner at her law firm. She then meets Jake who will never date a lawyer like his father. 

If you love a strong female lead and a cute relationship, then give this book a read!

Thank you NetGalley and Strawbundle Publishing for a free copy of this book via Kindle in return for an honest review.
Was this review helpful?
2.25 stars! It just wasn’t the book for me…

Audrey is working towards partner at her law firm when she meets Jake, her new hot music exec neighbor who also had a workaholic lawyer dad. It’s clear he knows how this goes. As they begin their relationship, Audrey finds more success in work but is struggling to balance her work/personal life especially with someone like Jake who she likes so much. Audrey begins to question what life is about and how to balance it all.

This had more lawyer jargon I really didn’t care for and not enough romance. All the moments with Jake were great but they were so overpowered by Audrey’s work, even I felt neglected. Their relationship was predictable and every issue that came up seemed to have just the perfect solution. I feel like there should’ve also been more of a story there with her mom but it resolved itself pretty quickly. I’m just not interested in law and the deep dive into it was not exciting. It took me awhile to finish and I never fully got into it. If you are more into reading about one’s work with romance as a side plot, this one’s for you!

Thanks netgalley and the publisher for the ARC!
Was this review helpful?
I struggled to get into this, through no fault of the writing, I just didn't gel with the characters, and the whole story was just a bit too alien for me
Was this review helpful?
This one had a really cute premise and I liked the idea. I’m typically a big fan when women’s fiction meets romance. However, this one just missed the mark for me. I just wanted…more. The writing style wasn’t my favorite either. All in all not a bad book by any stretch of the imagination, but I think my age contributed to me not relating to this one.
Was this review helpful?
This book was exactly what I needed in my life right now, especially being in a somewhat similar situation to Audrey at work at the moment. Finding it here on Netgalley when I did, especially as it turned out that they offered a free copy, was pure luck. Looking forward to reading more from this author in the future.
Was this review helpful?
Thank you NetGalley for this book ❤️

⭐⭐⭐⭐.5 

Since I'm a girl who likes romance, I must say this book is so adorable. I really love how the characters express their selves and it was too cute ❤️ Read this book after a reading slump of mine and it made me go back to reading again because it was so light and humourous.
Was this review helpful?