finished reading

This rom-com isn't just about finding true love--it's about loving yourself.  I liked the main character  Olive's change from being a "negative Nancy" to redefining how she looks at her career and life.  I loved the family relationships--from Olive and her identical twin Ani's bond to their extended overly-involved Latinx cousins, aunts, and uncles.  Ethan and his brother Dane are adventure travelers--going to exotic locales for adventure.  Olive and her nemesis Ethan are brought together by the wedding and end up going on Ani & Dane's honeymoon which starts the shenanigans.

I loved the witty banter.  I loved the locale.  I loved Olive's growth.  And the luckless situations Olive finds herself in.  

The only thing that needed to be added to the book were chapters from Ethan's perspective.

From the publisher:
Olive is always unlucky: in her career, in love, in…well, everything. Her identical twin sister Amy, on the other hand, is probably the luckiest person in the world. Her meet-cute with her fiancé is something out of a romantic comedy (gag) and she’s managed to finance her entire wedding by winning a series of Internet contests (double gag). Worst of all, she’s forcing Olive to spend the day with her sworn enemy, Ethan, who just happens to be the best man.

Olive braces herself to get through 24 hours of wedding hell before she can return to her comfortable, unlucky life. But when the entire wedding party gets food poisoning from eating bad shellfish, the only people who aren’t affected are Olive and Ethan. And now there’s an all-expenses-paid honeymoon in Hawaii up for grabs.

Putting their mutual hatred aside for the sake of a free vacation, Olive and Ethan head for paradise, determined to avoid each other at all costs. But when Olive runs into her future boss, the little white lie she tells him is suddenly at risk to become a whole lot bigger. She and Ethan now have to pretend to be loving newlyweds, and her luck seems worse than ever. But the weird thing is that she doesn’t mind playing pretend. In fact, she feels kind of...lucky.

#52bookclub prompt 44: includes a wedding.

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