Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Accidental Sex Goddess Blog Tour


THE ACCIDENTAL GODDESS by Lexi Ryan is one of my favorite storylines, friends into lovers. Reese and Ben have been best friends for years. He has always wanted her but she has never really seen the hot guy just the best friend. When she enrolls in Accidental Goddess program she starts to see Ben in a whole new light. Readers get to go on the journey with Reese to realize that she has a lot more then she was given to believe.
Lexi Ryan does a great job of creating characters that readers will care about. Ben and Reese and their friends will have you wanting to keep reading until the last page.  I know readers will enjoy THE ACCIDENTAL GODDESS as much as I did.


Promotions director Reese Regan isn’t a sex goddess and doesn’t want to be. But the job of her dreams requires enrollment in the renowned Sex Goddess 101. To avoid a trip to the unemployment line, Reese must pass the program and become Chicago’s next seductress—or at least fake it convincingly. Her best friend, the ruggedly sexy contractor Ben Hawk, helps her “fake” her way through the program, and the heat between them flares. When trust is broken and secrets are revealed, it appears they’ve traded years-long friendship for temporary passion. Will faking something so important cost them their chance at something real?


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“I think I’m going let Mark take me out.”

His jaw ticked. “Don’t be stupid, Reese.”


He cut her off with his mouth. He cupped her face in his big palm and brushed his lips across hers. He was warm and gentle.

And from the first brush of his lips, she wanted more.

Maybe tomorrow she’d blame the tequila or maybe she’d blame the lingerie shopping or the dirty stories she’d been logging into her notebook, but she moaned against him, loving the feel of his mouth, the light scratch of his scruff. Ben was so painfully male. A hot and delicious, long-denied craving.

Ben slanted his mouth over hers and slipped his tongue inside. He tasted like beer. Like male. Like something wicked and addictive. He wasn’t one of those rushed and sloppy kissers. He kissed like it was making love. Like he had all the time in the world. Like his most important task was kissing her. It was a kiss she’d known once and had never forgotten.
He slid his hands under her jaw and into her hair.

Reese grabbed a fistful of his shirt in her hand and pulled him closer, thinking of his eyes on her in the dressing room, thinking of the only other night they’d kissed.

He slid a hand behind her ass and lifted her, pressing her between the wall and his body and nestling his hard-on right between her legs. She gave a moan of approval and rubbed her tongue against his, exploring his mouth for all she was worth. She reached around his neck and slipped her fingers into his hair, tugging gently. Groaning, he pressed himself even closer to her. She cursed the day denim was invented. She wanted closer, closer even as part of her brain told her this was a mistake, told her to end this before they ruined everything.

He tore his mouth from hers and latched onto her neck. Sucking, nibbling, tasting until her eyes closed and she arched into him.

His teeth grazed the shell of her ear. His breath was hot as he whispered, “I’ll be damned if I’m going to let my brother help you with the best parts of this program.”

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Author of both contemporary and paranormal romance, Lexi Ryan writes smart, spunky stories that sizzle. She enjoys reading, sunshine, a good glass of wine, and rare trips to the beach with her husband and children.

Lexi lives in Indiana where she divides her time between her family, her writing, and her job as an English professor. You can find her at her website:

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Twitter: @writerlexiryan



  1. Barb, thank you so much for hosting today and for taking the time to review the book! I love the name of your blog! :)

    Good morning everyone! Thanks for stopping by today! Tell me, is it as freezing where you are as it is here? Brrrrrr!

  2. Yes it's freezing and it's afternoon, so I don't expect that it will get better.
    How did you come up with the idea for this book? It sounds really intriguing!


    1. Anas, I always wish I had a good answer for that question. I'm a "seat of my pants" writer, so I usually don't know much about a story when I sit down to write it. What I do know is something about the characters and I see where that takes me. In this case, I knew Reese was insecure and had a hottie best evolved from there.

      Thanks for stopping by today! :)

  3. Hi Lexi :) Glad your visiting here today

  4. Sounds like a good read.


  5. sounds like a really good book. Great Review Barb

    MinDaf @

    1. Hi, Crystal! Thank you! Thanks for stopping by today!

  6. I always enjoy friends to lovers stories. There's always that slight hesitation.


    1. Hi, Mary! Good morning! I so agree. It's the hesitation that causes that long, tight pull in our bellies. I loved The Office in the early Jim and Pam days and must confess that was one of my favorite friends to lovers stories. :)

  7. Wow! That excerpt was really great. Sounds like an awesome story.

    1. MomJane, thanks! I'm so glad you enjoyed the excerpt. Thanks for stopping by!

  8. It's very cold today and that isn't the normal for where I live!
    Thanks for sharing this book with us!

    1. Dione, I live in Indiana, so I should expect this in January, but it seems to take me by surprise every year nevertheless. ;) Thanks for coming by!

  9. Yep! It's cold today! a bit of snow on the ground and around 20 degrees! At least I saw some sunshine when I went to pick up the kids from school.

    Going to add the book to my TBR list.

    evanlea at gmail dot com

    1. Josette, the sunshine makes all the difference, doesn't it? Thanks for coming by! :)

  10. Thanks for your review and the excerpt.

    kareninnc at gmail dot com

  11. This book has really captured my attention. I'm really looking forward to reading it. I like the friends to lovers angle and the book sounds sexy and fun.

    seriousreader at live dot com