Legally Wedded by Jennifer Griffith (Review)

Legally Wedded (Legally in Love, #3)Legally Wedded
(Legally in Love #3)
by Jennifer Griffith
Adult Contemporary Romance
Paperback & ebook, 418 Pages
January 5th 2016

Summary

Morgan Clark is desperate. With just her senior year to go at Clarendon College, and her scholarship up in smoke, she suddenly finds she can’t qualify for financial aid. And until Morgan finishes and can work full time, her sister can’t even start school.

Josh Hyatt is desperate. Without his degree from Clarendon he won’t be able to join his girlfriend in their dream career which she’s already begun, and he can’t qualify for government grants thanks to his estranged father’s interference. 

Morgan, meet Josh. Josh, meet Morgan. Are they desperate enough to get legally wedded? 

Legally Wedded is the third book in bestselling rom-com author Jennifer Griffith's Legally in Love series, following Attractive Nuisance and Asked & Answered.

 
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My Review

LEGALLY WEDDED was straight chick-lit fun! There was fabulous humor, awkward moments, endearingly imperfect characters, and great romance. It was just plain fun and entertaining. Definitely worth grabbing if you're in the mood for laughs and swoon-worthy romance!

So let's talk about this situation or predicament these two characters end up in... It was crazy. Yep. Two people trying to get grants for school deciding to marry each other on paper so that they can get their college degrees. They meet just a few times before desperation wins out. They're both attractive and seem sincere and honest. They both need the same thing, so they just go for it. Cr-a-zy. Then everything blows up on them and gets out of hand. Through it all they find friendship and the possibility of more if they don't screw it all up.

What made this story so enjoyable was that it was hilarious, while also being pretty sizzling (but clean - yay!!) in the romance department, and it had these characters that were so imperfectly perfect and that I totally fell in love with. Was it totally realistic all the time? No. But I still loved it and loved these really sweet moments when the characters were in the moment. There were also some serious emotional parts full of heart and depth that you don't always find in these types of stories, but that make them even better (one part even made me tear up - it takes good writing to get me to do that). The ending left that sweet sigh of contentment that you expect, but still love experiencing every single time. Can't wait to see what Griffith writes next!

Content: Some innuendo, but clean

Source: I received a complimentary copy through ebooksforreview.com, which did not affect my review in any way.

You can check out my review of Attractive Nuisance, book one in the series, here. Somehow I missed book two, but I definitely plan on reading it. :)

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