The Librarian Principal by Helena Hunting
Overall Rating: 3 (XXX)
Quick & Dirty summary: Annaliese Harper is excited to begin her new job as the librarian for a private prep school. She’s glad she was able to move away from New York City and her clingy ex-boyfriend. She’s not as glad that the man she works for, Principal Ryder Whitehall, is a sex dream come true. Even worse, her best friend has photoshop skills so Principal Whitehall can really star in her x-rated fantasies. When Ryder finds Liese’s porn stash on her computer, Liese is certain she will loose her job. But Ryder has different ideas, some that include a bed, and others that include a desk, and a chair, and a wall, and… well… you get the picture.
This is one sexy book. Annaliese is pretty comfortable with having her own porn stash on her computer, which I find admirable. The stigma around women and porn is archaic and it’s nice that she’s so progressive about it. But I was surprised that after the initial sex scenes, there was a bit of a long pause before any more hanky panky happened. It slowed the story down for me.
I wasn’t quite as thrilled about the back and forth nature of Liese and Ryder’s relationship. Ryder didn’t really act like a 30 something year old man, so his character wasn’t fully developed for me. And Liese was such a worry-wart. It was a fun read, but a bit of a let down. The central conflict of the novel fizzled in the end, and the secondary drama with the ex-boyfriend was also unsatisfying for me.
In the end, the high points of this book were the sex scenes. Everything else is fine, but nothing to get excited about.
Is it worth buying? (Kindle $2.99)
I was able to snag this book while it was free, and honestly, I’m glad that I did. I think a lot of people would enjoy this book and think $2.99 is a great deal. I’m not one of them, but I think I’m in the minority.
Something else you might enjoy:
I love librarians, and the cutest one has to be Faye Goodnight in Kristen Ashley’s Breathe. It’s part of the Colorado Mountain series, and you can see my review here. It’s one of my favorite books by Kristen Ashley and, really, of all time!