"The Happy Ever After Playlist" is a contemporary romance novel written by Abby Jimenez. It is the second book in the "The Friend Zone" series, following "The Friend Zone" but can also be read as a standalone novel. The book was published in April 2020.
The story revolves around Sloan Monroe, a woman who has been grieving the loss of her fiancé for two years. One day, she finds herself connecting with a charming and persistent musician named Jason, who has a dog named Tucker. Sloan ends up taking care of Tucker while Jason is on tour, and their flirty text messages and phone calls lead to a deep emotional bond.
As Sloan and Jason's relationship blossoms, she must navigate the challenges of moving on from her past and opening her heart to love again. Jason, a touring musician with a demanding career, also faces his own struggles in maintaining a long-distance relationship and finding balance between his passion for music and his feelings for Sloan.
"The Happy Ever After Playlist" is praised for its well-developed characters, emotional depth, and heartwarming romance. It's a story that explores themes of love, loss, healing, and the importance of taking chances on new beginnings. The inclusion of a lovable and endearing dog, Tucker, adds an extra layer of charm to the novel. If you enjoy contemporary romance with a touch of humor and emotional resonance, this book might be an excellent choice for you.