Summary of He Loves Lucy by Susan Donovan:
WHEN A JUNK FOOD ADDICT WITH A HEART OF GOLD…
Marketing exec Lucy Cunningham is thrilled when her firm lands The Palm Club account. The campaign concept for Miami’s hottest fitness club was Lucy’s idea: take one fitness-challenged woman, put her in front of TV cameras, and into the hands of the club’s top personal trainer, Theo Redmond. And there’s a big cash reward for each pound shed. It seems like a brilliant idea-until Lucy gets picked to be the guinea pig. It’s obvious she needs to drop the pounds, but the idea of letting it all hang out in front of some Malibu Ken jock has her choking on her Milk Duds before she even begins!
MEET A FITNESS BUFF WITH BUNS OF STEEL…
After one meeting, Theo knows Lucy will be his toughest client and one of the most unforgettable women he’ll ever meet. Smart-mouthed and stubborn, it’s clear she isn’t fond of marching to anyone’s drumbeat but her own. But she shocks Theo by rising to the challenge like a pro. And he finds his heart in jeopardy long before Lucy starts to slim down and turn heads.
THEY FIND THE PERFECT RECIPE TO FALL IN LOVE!
As Lucy sweats her way into a whole new life, things start to heat up between her and Theo. But trust doesn’t come easy for either of them. They’ve both been burned by romance in the past. Now Lucy and Theo are about to discover that appearances can be deceiving-and in the end, true love lies somewhere between pizza and Pilates…(Source:Goodreads)
My Review of He Loves Lucy by Susan Donovan:
He Loves Lucy was absolutely hilarious! I laughed. A lot. Really…a lot. There were also a few poignant moments as Lucy discovered herself and her self-worth. I really enjoyed reading this one.
Even though Lucy needed a few lessons in boosting her self-esteem, she was one sassy lady from the beginning. I loved her character, she was funny, tough and addicted to Milk Duds. All these things are important to me.
Theo’s character was disgustingly perfect. A gorgeous man raising his mentally handicapped brother, constantly volunteers for the Special Olympics and wants to be a doctor. If I wasn’t so busy swooning, I would gag.
Theo’s brother Buddy was an awesome character too, so sweet and innocent. He had Down’s Syndrome, but that didn’t stop him from having an always sunny personality, and he always dominated in the Special Olympics. Loved him!
The way Theo and Lucy came together was quite the roller coaster ride, sometimes funny, sometimes uncomfortable and awkward, sometimes emotional and always electric. I loved their chemistry, they definitely had sparks.
If you’re a fan of contemporary romance, you should definitely give He Loves Lucy by Susan Donovan a read!