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Author: Ricki Schultz Narrator: Ava Erickson Publisher: Hachette Book Group Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: June 2018 ISBN: 9781478994855
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A charming, hilarious romantic comedy told with sharp insight and sarcastic wit, for readers of Helen Fielding, Maria Semple, Emily Giffin, or Jennifer Weiner.

We switch. I bait.
Let me help you snag a date.


All through college, Blanche Carter was known as the love doctor in her sorority. Now she's parlayed her talent into a unique consulting business: she runs the online dating profiles of Washington D.C.'s most eligible women.

Armed with a battalion of rules, Blanche expertly helps her clients optimize their profiles and ace that first date. But although she'll happily message handsome strangers (and fend off dick pics) for other ladies, Blanche's most important rule is the one she has for herself: no relationships. She's seen too much heartbreak to believe in real love anymore.

When a former fling pops up among the matches for one of her favorite clients, Blanche gamely messages him on her behalf. Blanche is definitely over him, and this is how she'll prove it. But if she doesn't watch out, Blanche might end up not only screwing over a client-and possibly tanking her entire business-but breaking her rule about love as well . . .

Ricki Schultz's trademark irreverent humor and wry insight into the absurdities of modern dating are both outrageously funny and genuinely moving in her unforgettable new novel.

"Ricki Schultz's relatable novel will have readers LOLing."--- US Weekly on Mr. Right-Swipe

"Rae is a Heroine Who Keeps It Real...She's blunt, she's sarcastic, she's honest...A brilliantly funny debut novel about a 21st century girl searching for her happily ever after."--- Bustle on Mr. Right-Swipe

"Breezy, brazen...a fun beach read." --- Seattle Times on Mr. Right-Swipe

"This book gave me my absolute favorite feeling: laughing out loud alone in a room, chased immediately by the swoons."--- Christina Lauren, New York Times bestselling author, on Mr. Right-Swipe


"For a fun read that feels like an adventure in everyday life more than it does a book, this comes highly recommended."--- RT Book Reviews (FOUR STARS), on Mr. Right-Swipe
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  • Funny, sexy and unexpectedly touching, Schultz's new novel is [like] Hitch...with its own twist. Blanche is simultaneously sincere and snarky...the kind of character who would be easy to befriend and root for in real life.... With smart writing, sharp wit and intense sex scenes, Schultz shines an irreverent light on modern dating and its many potential pitfalls....An often-hilarious and surprisingly endearing read, perfect for beach season! RT Book Reviews
  • A well-paced story and vivid characters...A delight. Schultz adds considerable depth and appealing layers with a strong array of supporting characters, including Blanche's best friend from college, plucky Isla, who is living with Huntington's disease; her endearingly klutzy client Ansley; and her sleazy occasional boyfriend, Cliff. She also shows a flawed and vulnerable side of seemingly immaculate Henry. Fans of women's fiction and contemporary romance will be sure to keep an eye out for Schultz's future books. Publishers Weekly
  • Romantic and funny...Schultz's second book is a great summer read. BookTrib
  • This book gave me my absolute favorite feeling: laughing out loud alone in a room, chased immediately by the swoons. Nick is my new book boyfriend. But even better? Rae is my new best friend. MR. RIGHT SWIPE is exactly the book I needed. Christina Lauren, New York Times bestselling author of the BEAUTIFUL BASTARD series
  • Schultz's book is a delightful tale which highlights the modern struggle of finding love when you're single. With an easy writing style and language that would fit in with any group of millennial women, it's a greatly relatable story. For a fun read that feels like an adventure in everyday life more than it does a book, this comes highly recommended. RT Book Reviews (FOUR STARS)
  • Ricki Schultz's relatable novel will have readers LOLing. US Weekly
  • A laugh-out-loud romantic comedy. USA Today
  • Rae is a Heroine Who Keeps It Real...She's blunt, she's sarcastic, she's honest. You'll want to be her best friend....A brilliantly funny debut novel about a 21st century girl searching for her happily ever after. Bustle
  • Breezy, brazen..a fun beach read. Seattle Times
  • In her hilarious debut, Atlanta-based writer Ricki Shultz delivered a relatable tale of the horrors and triumphs of online dating....[With] sharp, insightful humor, the book is riotous summer fun. The Red & Black
  • This is my first time reading a Ricki Schultz novel and I know it will not be my last. Her witty sarcasm and fun characters in MR. RIGHT-SWIPE has created a forever fan in me and I will be looking for more. The Book Quarry
  • If you're looking for something light, funny, and an all around good book, this one will not disappoint! The Lovely Books
  • Schultz is a kindred spirit... I could be here all day including excerpts from this book detailing what I mean but, honestly, you just have to read it. It's hilarious. Bell of the Literati
  • This is a fantastic debut. If you want an easy, beach read that will have you laughing, I'd say this book is for you. Where The Reader Grows

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About the Author

Thérèse Plummer is an actor, award-winning voice-over artist, and counselor. She is a winner of several AudioFile Earphones Awards and has been a finalist for the prestigious Audie Award for best narration. She has appeared in a variety of television and film roles. As a counselor for adolescents, she spent five years using drama therapy techniques in individual and group settings.

About the Narrator

Ava Erickson, after sailing around the world and watching nearly a thousand sunsets from the bow of her boat like a true Viking, settled down and started telling stories. Those stories can be anything from the sweetest romances to ones with a more erotic twist. When she found out she was nominated for an Audie in the Erotica category, she called all her girlfriends together and went to Provence, France, where they drank rosé and ate lots of bread and butter.