Synopsis from Goodreads
What’s a girl to do when a man who’s countless shades of wrong feels oh-so-right?
Ambitious book editor Asha Tate is a hopeless romantic. Despite her mediocre track record with men, she believes in swooning, sighing, and the everlasting love of true soul mates. Sure, sex is okay, but she’s not someone who’s ever been driven by her animal urges.
When Asha stumbles upon the scorching hot Instagram feed of someone calling himself Professor Feelgood, she falls in lust for the first time. Not only is she left panting over the professor’s insane body, but his angst-filled poetry about losing his one true love speaks straight to her soul.
Desperately in need of a bestseller for her struggling publishing company, Asha knows the professor’s potential to sell to his millions of loyal followers could be the lifeline her bosses need. However, the ink is barely dry on a book deal before she realizes she’s made a terrible mistake. Sure, the professor is incredibly talented and sexier than any man has a right to be, but the man behind the persona isn’t at all who she pictured. In real life, he’s intense, arrogant and infuriating, and his uncanny ability to rub her the wrong way turns her dream project into a total nightmare.
Knowing that the professor is everything she doesn’t want in a man should help Asha ignore her occasional urges to mount him, but she quickly learns that explosive, unwanted chemistry can make even smart people do stupid things.
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The characters in Professor Feelgood are special, they will burrow into your heart and remain there. Leisa has achieved the impossible bringing us another couple equally as endearing as Ethan and Cassie. Asha and Jacob are unique in their own way but evoke the same investment of your emotions as Bad Romeo and Broken Juliet.
Asha and Jacob have known each other since they were three years old, next-door-neighbors and best friends for most of their lives, that is until the dreaded hormones hit and they didn’t know what to do with them or how to express them, creating a Grand Canyon size divide in their relationship. Neither Asha nor Jacob had the happiest of childhoods and were each others ‘safe place’ growing up, their friendship was the most important thing in their lives making their severed friendship all the more painful. Going their separate ways following high school, Asha and Jacob lose touch but never expelled all of their pent-up emotions for each other.
In a surprise twist of fate, Asha and Jacob are reunited when Asha has to present a fresh idea in order to gain a coveted promotion at the publishing house she works at. Not realizing that the hot, emotionally tortured poet she follows on Instagram is none other than her childhood bestie, Jacob.
Working together proves turbulent for Asha and Jacob, forcing them to confront their past and the feelings they have tried to bury. I loved how all of the emotions poured through the narrative, although Professor Feelgood is told from Asha point of view, Jacob’s actions and reactions show his feelings perfectly. There is a twist to the tale that while not unexpected does amp up the tension within the plot. I especially liked the way in which Leisa used the subjectivity of memories to work through Asha and Jacob’s issues.
The unique poetry within Professor Feelgood heightens the heat and the swoon-factor of the story. It’s one of those stories that make you want to be loved in the way Jacob loves Asha and vice-versa 😍💞💝