*Please note: This is not a full retelling of Flat-Out Love, but rather a companion piece with select FOL chapters, and it is meant for readers who know the story very well.*

You saw geeky, damaged, loveable Matt Watkins through Julie’s eyes in FLAT-OUT LOVE. Now go deeper into Matt’s world in this FLAT-OUT MATT novella. Live his side of the story, break when his heart breaks, and fall for the unlikely hero all over again.

Take an emotional skydive for two prequel chapters and seven FLAT-OUT LOVE chapters retold from his perspective, and then land with a brand-new steamy finale chapter from Julie.

Author’s Note: Two chapters, The Sleepover and Keep Going, contain more mature content than Flat-Out Love (Keep Going, in particular), and were written based on reader demand. They wouldn’t have fit in well with the original Flat-Out Love, but given that this is a fan-driven companion piece, I think they work. While the content here is upped a bit, the scenes are tastefully done. (So, you know sorry to those who wanted lewd and graphic.) 

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Reviewed by Jenny

I loved the quirky, wonderful characters and warm story in Flat Out Love and was over the moon when I heard we were going to be treated to more!.

For anyone who hasn’t read Flat Out Love, please don’t even think about reading Flat Out Matt before read that book.  Trust me! There is a major spoiler in Flat Out Matt so you need to read both to experience the story to its fullest. So…turn around now, go pick up a copy of Flat Out Love. Read, fall in love, then move straight onto Flat Out Matt.

I would class this more as a companion novella, and one which really does compliment Flat Out Love and I’m so glad Jessica Park took us there because I loved it.

This isn’t simply a retelling of Flat Out Love from Matt’s POV, it is selected chapters from Matt perspective together with a Prequel Chapter entitled “In This Together”  which, in my opinion, was worth the price of this book alone. The chapters selected really do give us another insight into Matt and his relationships and I fell even more in love with the beautiful, intelligent man and not only that, but we are treated to other bonus chapters as well.

I consumed every moment of that the prequel chapter.  I got the warm and fuzzies reading the exchanges between Matt and Finn and yep, I teared up as well.

“Matty, you’re amazing”

“You’re more than just the smart one”

It really did move me to witness the interaction and love between these two brothers. This chapter really did pull at my heart strings and feeling that interaction was something special.

“Let  your world as you know it be blown to bits because you fall heart-crushingly head-over-heels for someone”

Hearing Matty’s voice was absolutely wonderful and I really do recommend reading this one as an extension of FOL.  To witness his hurt over Celeste, to witness his doubt.  You really do get to know Matt on a different level.

The writing is smart, witty, warm and has that sharp humor we love this author for.

The last bonus chapter! Wow, things got heated up in that one and what a perfect way to end this book!

“Close your eyes, Matthew, and listen while I tell you how I feel about you”

Devoured it. Loved it.


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  1. claire cutler said:

    F*ck yeah!


  2. Melissa B said:

    Just a cupcake looking for a stud muffin


  3. Raelene Hornby said:



  4. Debbie said:

    These sound wonderful! I can’t wait to read them.


  5. valesska nikula said:

    if u didn’t put it there,so don’t touch it…… a pregant t-shirt that i got because people just love to touch my belly and I hated it 🙂


  6. Maria Malaveci said:

    Keep Calm and Eat a Cupcake!


  7. Sónia Costa said:

    Don’t annoy the crazy person 😀


  8. Laura Mendez said:

    Just because I’m looking for a Big Brother shirt
    “Only Child Expiring Soon”


  9. elena k said:

    so many books, so little time…


  10. Shanean R said:

    If the VOICES in my HEAD don’t shut up I’m going to have to POKE them with a Q-TIP. 🙂


  11. kp said:

    love the sound of these books! JUST DO IT!


  12. Stacy (StacyHgg) said:

    Pugs not Drugs … I have 3 pugs so I think its cute 🙂


  13. Hannah K said:

    Sheldon Cooper’s Soft Kitty Song


  14. Tammy said:

    I can’t wait to read Flat Out Matt!! 🙂


  15. Jessica Bowers said:

    Fave tshirt quote would be Happy Happy Happy. What should be on a tshirt is from Flat Out Love, “If you get off your high horse, you’ll notice that it, too, poops.”


  16. Kaitlin said:

    “What I really need are minions”
    Can’t wait to read fom!!


  17. Melissa said:

    Loved flat out love can’t wait to read Matt’s POV


  18. Lindas said:

    I loved Flat out Love. It was such a heartwarming book and sad at the same time. I can hardly wait to read Flat out Matt.


  19. Liberty said:

    I can’t wait to read this one. I really liked Flat-Out Love!


  20. Liberty said:

    My favorite t-shirt slogan is probably the Smokey The Bear shirt with the Only You Can Prevent Forest Fires, it’s a classic!


  21. Donnajoe said:

    F.B.I = Female Body Inspector lolz


  22. Angela said:

    I heart my pitbull


  23. Vicki said:

    I have two that I really like…the first is an old comfy co-ed naked t-shirt I haven’t been able to part with over the years. It says “slow or fast have a blast” . It is so old & worn I only wear it around the house for cleaning, etc. When I’m afraid I might ruin good clothes. Another favorite of mine is “Silence is Golden, Duct Tape is Silver”.


  24. Mary Jo Toth said:

    Would be terrific to win! Thank you!!


  25. Deb said:

    Team Edward


  26. Clista said:

    Loved F-O-L! Flat out Matt is on my TBR list. Would love to win a copy! Thanks!


  27. Clista said:

    Favorite t-shirts are DBAGS, Butterfly You, and The Final Piece. I have a thing for my author shirts! 🙂


  28. Holley said:

    Can’t wait to read Flat out Matt, F-O-L was so good.


  29. Yadira A. said:

    Sounds like a good book! Added to my wishlist!


  30. Cassidy said:

    “Ask me about my T-Rex”


  31. Arely Z. said:

    A funny one is “I refuse to engage in a battle of wits with an unarmed person.” 😀


  32. Anallely said:

    Soft Kitty Song


  33. Jen P said:

    next up on my TBR…


  34. Tess H. said:

    I hope to have a t-shirt that says “PROPERTY OF TRAVIS MADDOX”! It’ll definitely be my fav! 😉



  35. Pam said:

    I’m not short…I’m fun size.


  36. nikki said:

    Do not disturb, im disturbed enough already! Lol


  37. Lauren S. said:

    Keep Calm and Dame un Beso


  38. Lou Gur said:

    Hi everyone
    I’m a bookaholic


  39. Thamiris Tavares said:

    I’m so curious about this one! And I keep reading about this last chapter… Curious.


  40. Heidi Daily said:

    I love the shirt that I wore to announce my first pregnancy to my family “Does this baby make me look fat?”


  41. Lea said:

    I like one my husband used to wear that said…”Hi. I don’t care. Thanks.”
    I can’t wait to read this book! Great giveaway!


  42. Sheri Zee said:

    I’m a scrapbooker & have quite a few t-shirts with clever sayings related to scrapbooking but my recent favorite one is “Fifty Shades of Cardstock.”


  43. Rach said:

    My little man used to have a t-shirt that said on the front “Daddy knows best” and on the back “But mummy’s always right” Loved that T! 🙂


  44. Tanya said:

    I used to care but now I take a pill for that.


  45. Jess said:

    I like…”I read past my bedtime” and “I’m in a complicated relationship with a fictional character “.


  46. Crystal said:

    My tbr has just left overwieght and gone straight to obese


  47. Anima G said:

    Still haven’t read Flat Out Love but will as soon as I get this one.


  48. Julie VN said:

    Just Do It!

    You really can’t top that. heheheh


  49. Nicole said:

    I like the one that says…

    Career Goals

    (also they are both checked off on the shirt)


  50. Gloria Elena Gonzalez said:

    Just do it! LOL


  51. Sandy Lion said:

    “I read to stay insane”.

    Thanks for the giveaway- sdylion(at)gmail(dot)com


  52. Alexandra said:



  53. Ninna Marie said:

    Cool story babe…Now go make me a sandwich.


  54. Danielle said:

    This book sounds good. 🙂


    1. Danielle said:

      oops, my t-shirt slogan is anything with the happy bunny. I lve the little guy. 🙂


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