The Allure of Julian Lefray, by R.S. Grey


Grade: B

Doing it at: 76%

Catnip: Rom Com; Cinderella Story; Banging the Boss; Sex in the City; I’m on a Boat; CoHo Exception

Shame Scale: No shame, this was like a novelization of a Meg Ryan film

Fantasy Cast:  Theo James; Emily Ratajkowski

Book Description:

Subject: Justin Timberlake Nudes!

Lily, you predictable perv. I knew you’d open this email faster if I tempted you with a glimpse of JT’s “PP”. Well, put your pants back on and grab some bubbly because I have much better news to share.


As of tomorrow, I’ll be the new executive assistant at Lorena Lefray Designs. I am SO excited, but there’s one itty bitty problem: I won’t be Lorena’s assistant. I’ll be working for her older brother, Julian.

I know what you’re thinking- “But Jo, what’s the problem?”

Google him. Now. He’s the man in the fitted navy suit whose face reminds you that there’s hope yet for this cruel, ugly world. Keep scrolling…Do you see those dimples? Yup. That’s the Julian Lefray I will be reporting to tomorrow morning.

Lord, help us all…


After reading six dark romances in a row, The Caged series and the Tillie Cole Hades Hangmen books, I was ready for something fluffy. I needed a meringue of a book, and The Allure of Julian Lefray was the perfect palate cleanser. The book reads like a charming romantic comedy, and I would be all over a movie version, especially if my casting advice was followed and we got to watch Theo James in suits for two hours.

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