Man Buns by Shari J. Ryan Release & Review

Posted July 25, 2018 by sultrysirens in Giveaway, Release Blitz, Reviews by Liz / 0 Comments

Man Buns by Shari J. Ryan Release & ReviewMan Buns by Shari J. Ryan
Series: The Man Cave
Published by Self on 07/25/2018
Genres: Romantic Comedy
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Also in this series: Man Handler

I got out of the Marine Corps to give my daughter a better life. I’m a strong and capable single dad. I got this, right? Not so much.

The one thing my daughter wants is the hardest to find—a mom. It’s not like they’re selling hot intelligent women at Walmart these days, and with the amount of baggage I’m carrying around, I might be out of luck.

Yeah, so.

We moved from Oahu to Maui. I needed a job, a place to live, and to get us settled. I thought it would be simple, but let’s just say . . . mistakes have been made.

· Mistake #1: I took the first job I was offered. (Should’ve probably asked a couple more questions about the required uniform.)
· Mistake #2: I flirted with Kai, the first attractive woman who crossed my path. (So far out of my league she might as well be a Hawaiian princess.)
· Mistake #3: I fell head over heels for that woman. (See Mistake #2.)

Now I’m standing here showing my butt—no, literally. It's the required uniform at Man Buns, the restaurant I’m working at. (See Mistake #1).

In any case, I can tell you one thing—it’s damn near impossible to convince the woman I can’t live without to take me seriously when I’m serving up burgers, half-naked, and women are constantly ogling my assets.

I’ve gotta try, though. Because Kai is the woman for me, and she’s perfect with Aya. I’ve just gotta get these man buns in gear and figure out how to win her over.

Man Buns by Shari J. Ryan was a nice surprise! Light, funny, charming and sweet all wrapped up in one package. I loved the crazy characters and the story so much. I was captivated from start to finish.

Nothing was more important to Denver than his daughter, Aya, especially after her mother walked out on both of them. After years in the Marines, he decides to leave and have a fresh start for both of them. But the only thing Aya wants is a mother. So, Denver is determined to give her all he can, since he does not know if he can ever give her that.

Kai has been responsible for her younger sister since the death of her parents when she herself was very young. This caused Kai to grow up fast and delay her the opportunity to be young and carefree.  Instead she was always the responsible one putting everything before herself. Now her sister is getting married and suddenly, Kai is at a loss of where that leaves her.

When Denver and Aya arrive on the island, the last thing he expects is the job waiting for him, but in the meantime, its all he has. Enter Man Buns, where the “buns” are the main attraction, literally.  This was not the fresh start Denver envisioned. But when he meets Kai, the sister to his friend’s fiance, he is immediately smitten. But who wants a man with all the baggage he carries.

Kai is attracted to Denver immediately, but does not like his choice of job, but is she being to hard on him? Knowing he finally has to take a chance, he lays on the charm to win Kai over. I loved Denver. All he ever wanted was to be a good father, but when he met Kai, he realized there could be more there. He was sweet, charming and funny. Kai was very reserved and opinionated, but we quickly learn her background and understand where she is coming. Can these two opposites find a way to meet in the middle?

Man Buns was funny and charming and had me devouring the pages. This was a great light read to get lost in. You will love the characters and they will have you laughing out loud!


Release Date: July 25, 2018
Cover Design: MadHat Books


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About Shari J. Ryan

Shari J. Ryan is an International Bestselling Author of heartbreakers and mind-benders. Shari was once told she tends to exaggerate often and sometimes talks too much, which would make a great foundation for fictional books. Four years later, Shari has written eleven novels that often leave readers either in tears from laughing, or crying.

With her loud Boston girl attitude, Shari isn’t shy about her love for writing or the publishing industry. Along with writing several International bestsellers, Shari has split her time between writing and her longstanding passion for graphic design. In 2014, she started an indie-publishing resource company, MadHat Books, to help fellow authors with their book cover designs, as well as assistance in the self-publishing process.

While Shari may not find many hours to sleep, she still manages to make time for her family. She is a devoted wife to a great guy, and a mother to two little boys who remind her daily why she was put on this earth.

Posted July 25, 2018 by sultrysirens in Giveaway, Release Blitz, Reviews by Liz / 0 Comments


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