Sunny Shelly’s Review: Thirty-Five and Single, by Terri E. Laine



Title: Thirty-five and Single
Author: Terri E. Laine
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Release Date: July 18, 2019


USA Today Bestselling Author, Terri E. Laine, brings a
new standalone, Thirty-five and Single. 
What can go wrong when you’re getting divorced from your high school
sweetheart, it’s your thirty-fifth birthday and you have too much to

Throw in the gorgeous neighbor who comes to the rescue when you can’t seem to
open your apartment door after all the alcohol and end up taking a drunken slip
and slid across the floor.

Then you look up into his gorgeous face and forget all the reasons why it’s a
bad idea to hook-up with said twenty-something neighbor. In fact, it’s a
fan-freaking-tastic idea.

Now let the games begin because this is Olivia’s life: – interfering sisters,
the ex, co-workers… and Joel, her way too sexy, too young, but oh so hot

Wanting to explore single life, Olivia fights her growing connection with Joel.
Only he’s is determined to prove to her that age is just a number and she’s is
his number one.


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$1.99 for release day ONLY!



Available at Apple Books soon

Sunny Shelly’s Review: 4 Stars
Thirty-five and Single was a delightful surprise. I didn’t know what to expect from Joel, but he turned out to be so much more than a hot, tattoo’d younger guy living down the hall from Olivia. There is more to him than meets the eye, and he ended up being mature beyond his years.

I really enjoyed this story and easily read it in a day. But there were so many other subplots going on, it kind of gave me whiplash. I don’t know if TEL is setting the stage for other stories, but between all of Liv’s sisters and Joel’s two brothers, plus Liv’s ex-husband who is the cousin of her brother-in-law, there were so many other characters competing for my attention. Some of the essence between Olivia and Joel got lost in the shuffle, I felt. I would have liked to have seen the drama and baggage between Olivia and her ex, Corey, hammered out more.

Still, this was a heartfelt story about a woman in her thirties picking up the pieces after her marriage implodes with the last man she ever expected to find her HEA with. I received an advanced copy and voluntarily left a review.

Author Bio

Terri E.
Laine, USA Today bestselling author, left a lucrative career as a CPA to pursue
her love for writing. Outside of her roles as a wife and mother of three, she’s
always been a dreamer and as such became an avid reader at a young age.
Many years later, she got a crazy idea to write a novel and set out to try to
publish it. With over a dozen titles published under various pen names, the
rest is history. Her journey has been a blessing, and a dream realized. She
looks forward to many more memories to come.

You can find more about her books at


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