Wanderlust (Part Time Lover) by Lauren Blakely

Overall Rating: 5 Stars
Title: Wanderlust
Author: Lauren Blakely
Series: Part Time Lover
Format: Audiobook purchased from Audible

A charming British hero, the woman who tempts him, and a hands-off arrangement that’s oh-so-hard to maintain.

My bags are packed and I’m ready to go. All I have to do is board a plane, and I’ll be on my way to fulfilling a promise I made long ago. Bonus points — my last week in Paris looks to be even better when I meet a gorgeous, clever American woman and make plans to take her back to my flat that night.

But before we can get together for what would surely be a fantastic final fling, my boss hits me with a double whammy. My previous client didn’t pay, so there’s no trip, and the new client I now desperately need is none other than the tempting American I’m about to take home.

Have I mentioned this timing bloody sucks?


I’ll admit it — I have a big weakness for a hot British accent. As in, they make me swoon, sigh, and want to toss my panties. Good thing I can avoid that kind of temptation in Paris. So it’s just my luck that the man who’s the key to success in my new job is the man whose voice makes me melt. Oh, and we have to spend all our days together for work.

Thanks a lot, fate.

To top it off, I quickly learn he’s witty, kind and has a heart and mind I’m falling for fast.

All I have to do is resist him every single freaking day. That’s so easy. Not.

But then I learn that’s nothing compared to the real hurdle we face.

What could go wrong with falling in love in Paris? Nearly everything, it seems…



Until I read this Lauren Blakely book (and the several others I read after it), I didn’t realize how much of a go-to author she would become for me.

Wanderlust was the perfect book to transition out of a book slump. It was a sweet story with interesting characters that had great chemistry.

One of the best things about this novel was how Paris was its own character in the story. Paris has always been a place on my Dream List of cities I want to visit, and much like Anna and the French Kiss, I felt like I was wandering the streets of Paris and eating the same food as Joy and Griffen.

I highly recommend the audiobook version of this one. Both narrators are absolutely fantastic and only add to how entirely you will get swept away!

Audiobook Performance: 5 stars


Butterfly Rating: 3 Stars


Re-read Worthiness: Maybe!

Bookshelf Placement: Yes!

I need an entire Lauren Blakely shelf 🙂

Book Boyfriend Rating: 5 stars





2 thoughts on “Wanderlust (Part Time Lover) by Lauren Blakely

  1. I wouldn’t consider Paris as an exotic location, but it sure would be interesting to read about it in detail and how it contributes to the story. I believe it was John Toole (?) who gave us such a wonderful portrait of New Orleans in his book A Confederacy of Dunces. Some locations can actually come alive in the pages for the reader.


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