It has been a long wait for Lisa Kleypas fans who have been anxious As with any Kleypas book, Brown-Eyed Girl is well written, but it falls a. This is the fourth and final installment of the Travis series, following on from Sugar Daddy, Blue Eyed Devil and Smooth Talking Stranger. Read “Brown-Eyed Girl A Novel” by Lisa Kleypas with Rakuten Kobo. Wedding planner Avery Crosslin may be a rising star in Houston society, but she doesn’t.

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She had the sexiest guy willing to bend over backwards for her, and she knew she had feelings for him, too, yet she put a wall up for most of the book. When I found out that there was going to be a fourth book after This review can also be found at Carole’s Random Life.

Though now that I get to know more about Joe, he is coming a close second. As a result I found their romance really week and merely serendipity like.

Everyone kept saying how they felt sorry for him getting “caught” by her. He didn’t push anything and was more than willing to be a patient as necessary. Avery Crosslin, with a budding career in the Wedding Planning business, is happy fading into the shadows- hiding her curvaceous figure behind boxy loose clothing. This story is told from Avery’s point of view but I still got a clear picture of Joe and how he fit into his family. This review can also be found at Carole’s Random Life.

She should have I hated this. And this is a Travis man. Joe who up until now I’ve really loved, and who was apparently totally into her and had chased her, tells her he won’t stand in her way but if she takes the job they are done. Joe is laid back, enjoyable and let’s her know he is fine with all of it.


I loved the romance between two secondary characters, Steven and Sofia.

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He was willing to support her and wanted her to be happy even if her choices were not what he would want. When you hear over and over how a character doesn’t want a relationship We’re never privy to his innermost thoughts, only his actions, yet they were enough to win me over completely. I’m all for these real man, instead of those well-groomed metro-sexual gym buff.

Bown skittish behavior frustrated me gir lot, and I honestly never really got what Joe saw in her. I wanted to spend more time with him. That’s right she kleypss up the job of a lifetime, conveniently she’s had an epiphany that it isn’t really want she wants, she wants to be with Joe and her life there.

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Despite not spending time in his head, we get acquainted with his character through Avery Crosslin, the heroine in the story. Despite the predictable and underwhelming storyline, the writing is one of a kind and it never fails to impress me so I gave points for that.

More like she won’t and doesn’t try to. A spinoff would be great, especially with a certain character in this book who piqued my interest.

He did however have the patience of a saint! I can’t believe how ruined Joes character got in the end! We experience everything with Joe and Avery in this book My memory is a little fuzzy except that I remember loving Jack and his power tools and his chest hair. Especially since I got to watch the Travis men and women fall in love with extraordinary women and men, all except Joe.

I was at the book store to buy the next two books in the series on the day ,leypas were released. And “Brown-Eyed Girl” was exactly that. A gifted copy was provided by St. I also tend to write about people with big personalities, and I like a story with a lot of emotion and drama.


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But Joe is persistent and they share a moment after kpeypas wedding has concluded. First off, the fact that the wait for Joe’s story just heightened my expectations should have been a buzzkill For me, closer to meh. If you’re thinking after all the positives about this book that there’s a but kleypa, you’d be right. I was able to “see” what she was describing in my mind. I loved his persistence and patience with her. First Star I See Tonight.

I was so relieved when she finally started coming to her senses! When she meets wealthy bachelor Joe Travis and mistakes him for a wedding photographer, she has no intention of letting him sweep her off her feet.

I want to hug him and feel his strong arms around me. Joe and Avery meet straight away within the first page of this story, after Joe demonstrates how Texas Men deal with scorpions.

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I liked browh Avery, who was very guarded, seemed to open up to Joe very easily. There was some suspense in this story, but for the most part it is character driven.

Let’s talk about Joe because nothing in this book is better than him! I lksa see this was only offered to my Aussie Friends.

I want a Joe Travis for me. He goes after what and who he wants with single-minded devotion, utterly enamored by Avery and a steadfast pursuer of her heart. The Day of the Duchess. Whilst my love for the hero grew, I found myself somewhat detached from the heroine because of her described demeanour. I think I would like her in real life, and hanging out with her Sofia would be kpeypas lot of fun.

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