The Stocking Was Hung by Tara Sivec
Standalone Holiday Romantic Comedy
Once again, Tara made me laugh my ass off, smile, and hug my kindle when I finished a book of hers. I usually read 2-3 holiday books a year, and The Stocking Was Hung by Tara Sivec may be my favorite ever! While most holiday stories are parts of other series, The Stocking was Hung was it’s own little standalone. But boy, I hope we see more from these characters, because I love them almost as much as the gang from the Chocolate Lovers!
Noel has one crazy, Christmas loving family. She has a meddling mom who wants her married with kids on the way, but right before she travels home for Christmas with her family, she split up with her boyfriend of one year. When she meets Sam, a Marine on his way home in the airport, she invited him to join her at home, and pretend to be the boyfriend. So you can imagine where this went! A tough guy marine, pretending to be someone else? A HOT marine who never had a family, and hasn’t been with a woman in 18 months trying to keep away and just ‘pretend’ with the hot chick from the airport? I think not.
Put your hands on the wall,” he orders me in a hushed tone…
“I need to touch you. Just for a minute, I promise. Please, let me touch you,” he begs in a low voice, his breath puffing against my ear as he takes the edge of my lobe in between his teeth and tugs on it.
Wow, what a completely over-the-top crazy family! I have met Tara’s husband and cousin, and the fact that Tara says they are the tame ones explains where she got her inspiration for the whacko family in The Stocking Was Hung.
You should be happy your father and I still have such an active sex life. Thank God for his medical marijuana prescription. I was getting a little bored with always being on top because of the arthritis in his hips. He’s much more agile when he’s high.”
From handsy Aunt/Uncle Bobbie to a milk hating father to a meddling mother, we have another amazing cast of supporting characters who I really hope we get to visit with for another holiday. But really, Noel was the silliest of all. I loved her and wanted to be her friend!
And just like that, my vagina bursts into flames and I feel like it was completely unnecessary for the owners of this place to shovel the walk. I could just sit down on the sidewalk and scoot across it on my ass like a dog trying to itch its butt. My vagina would melt all the snow and ice in a matter of seconds.”
How’s that for descriptive narration?
- I loved every character.
- Laughed my ass off.
- It was still a sweet romance.
- Despite the giggling, the sex was hot! Even when she calls it her doodlebug!
- Super fast, fun read.
- The names.
- The mistletoe.
- The milk.
- A few too many editing errors, but Tara has assured me that a new one was going to be uploaded.
Rating: 5++++ Stars, 4.5 Heat
I really, really wanted to put my mouth on it. Forget the nickname Sox, he shall now be referred to as Hung, forevermore.”
The Down and Dirty:
The Stocking Was Hung was everything I love about reading. It made me happy. I was laughing and smiling, caught up in the romance (and hot sex). This book is destined to become an annual Christmas read for me. Think “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation” with a sexy, romantic spin on it. The Stocking Was Hung was deliciously dirty, incurably romantic, over-the-top silly, heartwarming and laugh out loud funny. What more could you want from a book? JUST MORE.
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