Mistakes Were Made

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$18.00  $16.74
St. Martin's Griffin
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5.41 X 8.29 X 0.89 inches | 0.69 pounds
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About the Author
MERYL WILSNER writes happily ever afters for queer folks who love women. They are the author of Something to Talk About and Mistakes Were Made. Born in Michigan, Meryl lived in Portland, Oregon and Jackson, Mississippi before returning to the Mitten State. Some of Meryl's favorite things include: all four seasons, button down shirts, the way giraffes run, and their wife.

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Wilsner proves their serious romance range with a sophomore that laughs in the slow-burning face of their debut by kicking off with a hookup that'll have you fanning your face for days. - Buzzfeed, 26 Highly Anticipated LGBTQ+ Romance Novels Releasing In 2022

Wilsner's steamy, fast-paced secret-lovers contemporary romance features fully realized queer protagonists and secondary characters...It's not a romantic comedy, but definitely has humor, as well as great dialogue and hot sex scenes. - Library Journal

A sexy and empowering romance. - Kirkus Reviews

[A] hilarious, high-heat rom-com...by coupling raunchy humor and genuine connection,
Wilsner's sophomore outing offers plenty to love. - Publishers Weekly

"a steaming hot, thoughtful story about all kinds of love, featuring a firecracker of a couple that's impossible not to root for." - Women's Health, The 18 Swooniest, Sweetest Romance Novels of 2022

"This book is as fun as you'd expect... The sapphic girlies love its characterization, spice, and forbidden romance." - Book Riot, The Best Books Out This Week

"[MISTAKES WERE MADE] wooed me thoroughly. - Paste Magazine, The Best New Romance Books of October 2022

"It can be hard to figure out what books are worth spending your time and money on when there are so many recommendations and only so many hours in a day.I am writing this article to try to convince you that 'Mistakes Were Made' by Meryl Wilsner is one of those books you need to add to your list." - Her Campus, Why You Should Add MISTAKES WERE MADE to Your To-Be-Read List

This book was hot. A MILF dream, if you will. Wilsner did such a great job of twisting together personal drama with relationship drama so that there was always something going on to keep me turning the pages. I would most definitely read another book by them in the future, and I highly recommend you all read this one when it comes out in October. - Write Through the Night, Mistakes Were Made Was Fun, Flirty, and Extremely Gay

"A witty and surprisingly sweet age-gap romcom" - Chatelaine, 16 Fall Books To Warm Up With

"The MILF Book is hotter than a solar flare." - AfterEllen.com

"a heartwarming, passionate romantic comedy... Wilsner writes a story for queer people everywhere to enjoy." - The Slate, Shippensburg University's student-run newspaper

Mistakes Were Made is so sexy and compelling, reading it is like being in on the most tantalizing secret. From the moment I picked it up, I couldn't stop reading, smiling, or blushing. Simply delectable from start to finish. - Dahlia Adler, author of Cool for the Summer

A frothy blend of heart, humor, and steam, this story about accepting love and embracing the unexpected will stay with readers far beyond its happily ever after. A vibrant, intoxicating romance. - Ashley Herring Blake, author of Delilah Green Doesn't Care

Mistakes Were Made is an absolute delight, both undeniably sexy and incredibly sweet. The story overflows with warmth, friendship, and humor, and Wilsner skillfully ensures that even when Cassie and Erin make their mistakes--big ones--those mistakes are human and understandable. I was rooting for their happy ending the whole time, and when it arrived, I cried happy tears. I think readers will adore this story, and for good reason. - Olivia Dade, author of Spoiler Alert

In Mistakes Were Made, Wilsner somehow deftly depicts both the messy, exuberant confusion of college life and the messy, bewildering confusion of middle age. Cassie and Erin's journey is taboo and sexy, but ultimately, it is deeply sweet: a story of how love can, and should, transcend societal expectations. - Anita Kelly, author of Love & Other Disasters

Meryl Wilsner's sophomore novel bursts with charm, humor, and heat. Mistakes Were Made left me smiling from beginning to end and you'll fall in love while rooting for this sexy, forbidden, and adorable love story. Wilsner is a storyteller who gently and perfectly steals your heart and hands it back a little fuller. I can't wait to recommend this book to everyone I know!" - Denise Williams, author of The Fastest Way to Fall