We all know the traditional saying, "First comes love, then comes marriage, then comes the baby in the baby carriage." Well, Lizzie manages to mangle that just a bit. Chaotic ADHD saddled Lizzie finds her life of unpredictability upended when she becomes pregnant after a two night stand with the gorgeous Rake. What follows is hilarious one-liners, awkward dinners, one-bed situations, and erotic pastry making. I am so appreciative of this author for writing a character that struggles through accepting her neurodiversity. I found myself recognizing traits of Lizzie's as my own and I learned much more about my own neurodiverse life. Such an addictive read!— Lindsay A.
One of the best rom-coms I've read and sure to be one of my top reads of 2022! I've never fallen in love with a character as quickly as I did with Lizzie Blake! She's hilarious, messy, creative, and bright. I laughed with her, related to her, and rooted so hard for her happy ending. Her "platonic" partnership with Rake is so sweet and sexy. Overall, this is such a satisfying read.— Becky
"Mazey Eddings’s writing is authentic, emotional, and intensely romantic! To me, it’s like a Taylor Swift song in book form." - New York Times bestselling author Ali Hazelwood
Mazey Eddings mixes passion and humor to create a luscious love story between two people stumbling through life and learning to open their hearts in Lizzie Blake’s Best Mistake.
Lizzie has made endless mistakes. Kitchen fires, pyramid schemes, bangs (of the hair and human variety), you name it, she’s done it… and made a mess of it too. One mistake she’s never made is letting anyone get closer to her than a single hook-up. But after losing yet another bakery job due to her uncontrolled ADHD, she breaks her cardinal rule and has a two-night-stand that changes everything.
Once burned, twice shy, Rake has given up on relationships. And feelings. And any form of intimacy for that matter. Yet something about charming, chaotic Lizzie has him lowering his guard. For two nights, that is. Then it’s back home to Australia and far away from the pesky feelings Lizzie pulls from him. But when Lizzie tells him she’s got an unexpected bun in the oven, he’ll do whatever it takes to be a part of his child’s life… except be emotionally vulnerable, obviously. He’s never going to make that mistake again.
Through a series of mishaps, totally “platonic” single bed sharing, and an underground erotic baking scheme, Lizzie and Rake learn that even the biggest mistakes can have the most beautiful consequences.
*USA Today bestselling author Evie Dunmore
"Eddings writes with compassion about Lizzie’s difficulties keeping on top of things, and her sex-positive attitude toward Lizzie's love life is a win for feminism." —Kirkus Reviews, starred review
"Lizzie Blake's Best Mistake is phenomenal. Laugh-out-loud funny, filled with joy, as deliciously swoony as it is downright steamy, this is such a compassionate, affirming portrayal of neurodivergence, found family, and falling wildly in love. I couldn’t adore it more." —Chloe Liese, author of Two Wrongs Make a Right
"Steamy scenes and smart writing will keep you wanting more." —USA Today
"Joyful, voicey, sex-positive." —Buzzfeed
"This is a must-read steamy romance that is filled with personal growth, supportive, healthy relationships and friendships, and a message that the way in which someone thinks doesn’t determine their value, because everyone deserves to be loved as they are." —Library Journal
"Eddings' second novel is an unconventional and messy love story brimming with steamy scenes between the instantly attracted duo, and has a raw wit that will leave readers cackling." —Booklist