From bachelorette party hell, porn addictions, dinner roll baseball and botched wedding proposals to finding out everyone’s extended family is chock full of crazy, Carter and Claire begin to question the strength of the ties that bind them. Unfortunately, these ties have nothing to do with fuzzy handcuffs and everything to do with the mounting differences between them.
Will their friends make a mess of things with their inappropriate comments and need to know everything, or will they convince the couple that happily-ever-after sometimes really can start with beer pong?
It’s no secret how much I love Tara Sivec. Seduction and Snacks has to be one of my favorite books ever, as it is without a doubt the FUNNIEST BOOK EVER WRITTEN. Tara has this uncanny ability to not only write a beautiful love story, but have it so laced with truth and humor that you can’t help but completely relate, even if you’re not remotely in the same situation as any of the characters. Plus, gotta give Tara props for surprise releasing this – the only time an early release is acceptable, in my opinion. ;) And I’d be remiss to mention the fact that Madison Says got a nod in her acknowledgements. I’m not going to pretend that didn’t make me almost cry. Or maybe I did cry. A little.
Futures and Frosting picks up not long after Seduction and Snacks ended. Claire and Carter are working out the kinks of living together and co-parenting Gavin, who’s funnier than ever. Liz and Jim are in the final wedding planning stages, and Drew and Jenny are still ridiculously funny and have the quirkiest relationship ever, but you can’t help but love them all.
I love the internal freakouts of both Claire and Carter and I love the fact that they’re both so shitty at communicating with one another. It makes it so real, and makes the story that much funnier. To see what they were both thinking, I wanted to scream at them half the time to get their heads out of their asses. Thankfully, Liz ended up taking care of that for me. ha. But really, the love they have for one another is so awesome, but the fact that you can laugh through it, makes it that much better. You’d be all heart pitter pattering with the romance one sec, and then in the next paragraph something ridiculous would happen and you’d be doubled over laughing. I seriously had so much highlighted on this book, but I don’t want to share, because it’s way better if you read the funny shit firsthand and not from me. But know this, just like with Seduction and Snacks, chances are you’ll almost piss your pants and you WILL snort any and all beverages out your nose.
I give this book 5 STARS and recommend to anyone (probably best for 18 and over due to the crude humor). It’s a must read and one that I will re-read time and time again, when I need to remind myself that I’m not alone in this world. There are others out there with the same sense of humor as me. Tara makes me feel safe. ;)