Boyfriend Material

Written by:
Alexis Hall
Narrated by:
Joe Jameson

Unabridged Audiobook

Release Date
July 2020
13 hours 11 minutes
Luc O'Donnell is tangentially―and reluctantly―famous. His rock-star parents split when he was young, and the father he's never met spent the next twenty years cruising in and out of rehab. Now that his dad's making a comeback, Luc's back in the public eye, and one compromising photo is enough to ruin everything.

To clean up his image, Luc has to find a nice normal relationship...and Oliver Blackwood is as nice and normal as they come. He's a barrister, an ethical vegetarian, and someone who has never inspired a moment of scandal in his life. In other words, he’s perfect boyfriend material. Unfortunately, apart from being gay, single, and really really in need of a date for a big event, Luc and Oliver have nothing in common. So they strike a deal to be publicity-friendly (fake) boyfriends until the dust settles. Then they can go their separate ways and pretend it never happened.

But the thing about fake-dating is that it can feel a lot like real-dating. And that's when you get used to someone...start falling for them...don't ever want to let them go.
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Chester D.

Absolutely hilarious, relatable and wholesome. The narrator was able to narrate the story so wonderfully I was lost in the story the entire time.

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Cecilie R.

Funny book, and well written romance

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James R.

Stunning! With heart, and laugh-out-loud wit, I didn't want it to end. More than a rom-com, author Alexis Hall uses these characters to deliver some unexpected depth. I cared so much about the characters in "Boyfriend Material" that they even turned up in my dream! And, highest praises for the flawless Narrator. He knew the material, prepared unique voices in regional accents, and found both the humor and the tenderness in his pacing. He was the perfect reader for this delightful tale.

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Jeem K.

Quite a number of very funny moments where I legitimately laughed, overall enjoyable, but couldn't really get myself to really strongly like Luc. Honestly, I wouldn't even blink if the main characters had been lesbians, because some disaster lesbians they are, except gay men. The narrator did an absolutely wonderful job, gave everyone their own distinctive voice and has a good and decent pace. Very pleasant to listen to,

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A fresh, enjoyable, contemporary rom-com which gives its main and supporting characters some rare depth. the narration is excellent and brings the wide cast of characters to life with authentic accents from across the UK, not something I always get to hear in audiobooks.

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Faith A.

Funny sweet story, not my favorite book I’ve read but still not a bad one. I will read the sequel when it comes out!

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I absolutely LOVED this book! It was laugh out loud funny many times and a great story with great humor. Reminded me of Ted Lasso humor. I was downright sad when the book ended!

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Mendel G.

My second Alexis Hall romantic comedy ( after "Absolutely Fabulous"). I love the author's style and characters are drawn beautifully. I personally could do without the "F" word, but what can you do? Luc's lack of self confidence is sometimes endearing nd sometimes infuriating but he is definitely loveable. Mr. Jameson, as narrator, added even more depth to the characters with his regional accents and was convincing both in his male and female voices. A wonderful audiobook!

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Fantastic. It was a really good narrator and I almost cried at point. Loved all the characters.

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Though this book was humorous, I found the story adolescent and predictable. Sorry, didn’t care for it.

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Lorraine H.

Highly recommend this book. Absolutely loved this story. so entertaining, funny, great character's. Just had to listen to it constantly. Then listened to the next one in the series. The narrator was excellent too.

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I liked this book so much that I read it twice! I love the characters and the fake boyfriend trope gets me every time. The narrator is also wonderful, I love the different voices he gives each character! (And i really love that the same narrator narrates the second book)

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Gary M.

hilarious captivating and q joy to listen too so much I followed on to husband material

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Narration was hilarious! He made the book! Fun storyline and an easy listen. Got it off free VIP definitely worth it and held me over till my next credit.

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Nitsat Hadas E.

Great narrator! The story line starts too slow and ends with a Hollywood ending but all around nice.

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Bill A.

Wonderfully read/acted

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So lovely! The narrator's done such a great job that it made the book all the more enjoyable!

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Keogh025 U.

Love it. It’s veryyy funny and charming and light and sweet and 21st century (thank god!). Made me lol many times and just what I needed for a fun and sweet listen. Narrator was great too!

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Patty Oole

It was a sweet twist on romance. I enjoyed the characters having insightful perspective and growth throughout the book.

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Touching, funny, sensual Really enjoyed it, will listen again. Excellent narration

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Megan Heady

I've listened to this one at least 3 times over the past couple years, it's hands down my favorite. Luc is such a relatable character with realistic fears, doubts, and reactions to the world around him. Oliver is the perfect picture of how the "perfect man" is an impossible mantle, but you don't need to be perfect to be loved. Their story is so fun and wholesome, I love watching them fall for each other again and again. The side characters are a fun mix too, I hope they get more life in the upcoming sequel because I loved them all (and I hope Alex is still not understanding Luc's jokes). The narrator did a fantastic job, I couldn't imagine anyone else doing the narration for these lovely boys. I highly recommend this book to everyone!

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Angel L.

This was such a great story. It was relatable, funny, and had touching momment. the person reading it is also great. They gave this story alot of life.

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Emily M.

Such a beautifully written story. Hilarious side characters/dialogue, and a truly touching romance.

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Such a cute book that realistic in the queer community.

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Ciara L.

Smiled for the whole thing - amazing!

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Eunice P.

Joe Jameson is the best narrator I have ever heard. I find myself looking for my next book based on Jameson’s list of narrated books now. Wow. What a pleasure! I had already read Boyfriend Material (absolutely loved it!) before I came across the audio version, and was just curious to hear the sample. Needless to say, I bought the audiobook version as well and have listened to it several times already. And forced other people to listen to it.

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