New Release Review and Giveaway ~ The Big Girl's Guide to Buying Lingerie by Amie Stuart

The Big Girl’s Guide to Buying Lingerie by Amie Stuart 
Publication date: October 20th 2015

Genres: Erotica, Romance

My name is JADE BALLARD, and this is the story of how a freak accident with a cookie changed the life of a semi-reformed people-pleaser (that’s me!).

After a disastrous marital near-miss Jade Ballard retreats to San Antonio, cutting herself off from the world in general and more specifically her family’s country club lifestyle, which she no longer wants any part of. She takes comfort in food and the safety of an internet love affair.

Rowdy Yates is a semi-reformed womanizer who’s leery of long-term entanglements. Until Jade, he never seriously considered anything beyond a “Wife-For-A-Night.”

After months of flirting on the internet the couple meets, only to discover they already know one another. Rowdy has always mistaken Jade’s shy reserved nature for snobbishness, and Jade has always viewed the woman-loving Rowdy as a Redneck Casanova. But the seven months they spent getting to know one another formed an attraction neither can fight.


Every once in a while, a book catches my eye and I just know I'll fall in love with it. Those are the kind of books you want to give more than five stars. The Big Girl's Guide to Buying Lingerie is one of those books for me.

Jade is a beautiful, but sorta shy big girl. Rowdy is a reformed player who thinks he might have found the perfect gal for him. Problem one, they've been communicating online for seven months and have no idea they already know each other. Problem two, they don't particularly like each other. Rowdy thinks Jade is beautiful, but stuck-up. Jade thinks Rowdy flirts with anything then takes them home. This brings home the fact that first opinions can be deceiving.

As a bigger gal myself, I have struggled with many of the feelings Jade experienced throughout the novel, even bra shopping horrors. I laughed more than I cried with Jade's antics which were plenty. I fell hard for Rowdy and his protective nature. Nothing's better than a strong cowboy who will stand up for the ladies in his life.

This novel has more than a few twists, hella hotness, and some good old fashion cowboy charm. If you crave a love story with a lot a laughs and a sexy southern boy, this novel is for you!

Thanks so much to Amie Stuart and Xpresso Book Tours for providing me with a copy of The Big Girl's Guide to Buying Lingerie in exchange for an honest review. Check out the rest of the novels in the Bluebonnet Texas Series for more.

The Cowgirl Rides AwayOnce in a Blue MoonRedheaded Stranger: A Cowboy Love Story (Bluebonnet Texas Book 3)

About the Author

Amie Stuart is the last of a dying breed, a native Texan, and still makes her home there, where cowboys and music (her other two loves) abound. Growing up, she wanted to be a lawyer and a psychologist. No doubt the shrinks would have a field day with her head, but she’s seen the error of her ways and considers all those other jobs ‘research’ for the writing gig.

She’s a multiple contest finalist as well as a trained contest judge and is affectionately know as The Terminator by her critique partners. She’s written as CELIA STUART for Black Lace Books, & Liquid Silver Books, and as AMIE STUART for Kensington Aphrodisia, she has a short story (PEACHES ‘N CREAM) in Zane’s CARMEL FLAVA 2, and launched Cobblestone Press’s new short erotica line, Wicked.

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  1. This sounds like a fun book - and who can resist a cowboy? ;) Great review, Lindsey! This sounds like something I would enjoy myself!


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