Audiobook Review: Josh & Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren


4 disco balls

Publish date: September 4, 2018 by Gallery Books
Length: 7 hours and 16 minutes, narrated by Jayme Mattler & Todd Haberkorn
Category: Rom-Com, Chick-lit

My current reading mood = light, feel good, summer vibes. I just want to read books you would enjoy poolside, lakeside, or oceanside even if I am just reading from the couch.

Josh & Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating is my 2nd Christina Lauren book and I’m totally here for it. It was super fun, quirky, and the quick read I needed.

I listened mostly to the audiobook but read the ending as I had the paperback too. The narration was okay – the story was super fun – but I recommend reading this one over listening (unless you have a road trip in store; than this could be your jam; its the perfect long drive listen).

Hazel = a party girl with a Peter Pan syndrome mentality. She is easy-going and a loyal friend.

Josh = an introvert who would rather spend his free time relaxing at home. He is caring and understanding, and a perfectly written love interest character. I could have just said he was gentlemanly to keep it short but I can’t help but be long-winded.

Josh & Hazel bump into each other 10 years after their college years and spark up a friendship. Well, Hazel forces Josh into a friendship but you don’t see Josh fighting it off by any means. The chemistry and sexual tension between them builds up as they go on multiple blind double dates; in which they’re picking the partner for the other. It’s such a fun premise and the blind dates themselves are hysterical. Will they ever realize that they are not “Not Dating?”

You can easily devour this one in a sitting or two. Hope you enjoy it!

Have a summer vibes book to recommend? Do tell!


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Josh and Hazel's Guide to Not Dating

16 thoughts on “Audiobook Review: Josh & Hazel’s Guide to Not Dating by Christina Lauren

  1. I found this book pretty okay, since it was really predictable. However, Christina Lauren’s My Favourite Half Night Stand was hilarious and so fluffy and all. You should totally give it a try, if you haven’t read that already.

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