Book Review: Take A Hint, Dani Brown by Talia Hibbert

I read the first book in this series “Get A Life, Chloe Brown” and really enjoyed the read so I immediately knew I was going to read this one and hoped that I would be as entertained as I was with the first one.

This is a friends to lovers romance story which follows the second Brown sister Danika Brown. Danika Brown is a serious PhD student and career driven woman who doesn’t believe in romance or long term relationships. Her friendship with security guard, Zafir Ansari takes a turn when he rescues her from a workplace fire drill gone wrong which is caught on camera and goes viral on social media. This video triggers the attention Zafir’s charity for young boys needs and Danika agrees to a pretend relationship (which includes sex) with Zafir as a way to help the charity receive more exposure. As they spend more and more time together, they realize that they want more than what they had planned. This is a story about loss, grief, second chances and love.

I enjoyed this one although not as much as the first book . I loved how the author used this story to show how hard grief can, how it affects our lives and how we can try to cope with it. However, I didn’t connect with Danika’s character as much as I did Chloe but I liked Zafir’s character because he was more relatable and I found his back story and family quite interesting. Of course, their diverse backgrounds made everything better, not to mention the humor that holds the story together.

This was an easy quick read and I particularly enjoyed listening to the audio book which I believe made my experience better. If you are looking for a nice feel good romance, I recommend this book.

Rating: 4 Stars

Published: June 23rd 2020 by Avon

Pages: 320

Genre: Romance

The Author:

Talia Hibbert (Author of Get a Life, Chloe Brown)

Talia Hibbert is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author who lives in a bedroom full of books. Supposedly, there is a world beyond that room, but she has yet to drum up enough interest to investigate.

She writes sexy, diverse romance because she believes that people of marginalised identities need honest and positive representation. Her interests include beauty, junk food, and unnecessary sarcasm. She also rambles intermittently about the romance genre online.

Talia self-publishes via Nixon House and is represented by Courtney Miller-Callihan at Handspun Literary.

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