Synopsis from GoodReads:
Some things are worth waiting for…
Traveling thousands of miles from home to enter college is the only way nineteen-year-old Avery Morgansten can escape what happened at the Halloween party five years ago—an event that forever changed her life. All she needs to do is make it to her classes on time, make sure the bracelet on her left wrist stays in place, not draw any attention to herself, and maybe—please God—make a few friends, because surely that would be a nice change of pace. The one thing she didn’t need and never planned on was capturing the attention of the one guy who could shatter the precarious future she’s building for herself.
Some things are worth experiencing…
Cameron Hamilton is six feet and three inches of swoon-worthy hotness, complete with a pair of striking blue eyes and a remarkable ability to make her want things she believed were irrevocably stolen from her. She knows she needs to stay away from him, but Cam is freaking everywhere, with his charm, his witty banter, and that damn dimple that’s just so… so lickable. Getting involved with him is dangerous, but when ignoring the simmering tension that sparks whenever they are around each other becomes impossible, he brings out a side of her she never knew existed.
Some things should never be kept quiet…
But when Avery starts receiving threatening emails and phone calls forcing her to face a past she wants silenced, she’s has no other choice but to acknowledge that someone is refusing to allow her to let go of that night when everything changed. When the devastating truth comes out, will she resurface this time with one less scar? And can Cam be there to help her or will he be dragged down with her?
And some things are worth fighting for…
This was such a lovely story that I could read time and time again. When someone goes to university this is the sort of storyline I think of, though it probably has a 99.9% chance of it happening in reality. Nevertheless, I loved this!
Avery is such a strong girl, in spite of everything she’s been through, she copes in her own little ways. Though it’s understandable why she treats people the way she does. It’s nice to see her grow as a character, facing her demons and jumping over hurdles as she goes. And I love that she has friends that stick by her no matter what.
Cam is one of the very few “built and swoony” guys that I actually really like. He knows he’s good looking, but it’s not the forefront of the story, it’s his ability to care and see past all the flaws. That’s what I love, is that personality and everything else about the person is what matters most.
I love that he is so consistent with Avery, that he sticks by her through thick and thin. More men should be like Cameron for this reason.
I can’t wait to read the rest of the books, but I loved this one!
***** 5/5 stars
Synopsis from GoodReads:
Teresa Hamilton is having a rough year—she’s in love with her big brother’s best friend, but he hasn’t spoken to her since they shared a truly amazing, mind-blowing, change-your-life kiss. She got out of a terrible relationship. And now an injury is threatening to end her dance career for good. It’s time for Plan B – college. And maybe a chance to convince Jase that what they have together is real.
Jase Winstead has a huge secret that he’s not telling anyone. Especially not his best friend’s incredibly beautiful sister. Even though he and Teresa shared the hottest kiss of his life, he knows that his responsibilities must take priority. He certainly doesn’t have time for a relationship. But it doesn’t help that all he can think about kissing the one girl who could ruin everything for him.
As they’re thrown together more and more, Jase and Tess can’t keep denying their feelings for each other. But a familiar danger looms and tragedy strikes. As the campus recovers, the star-crossed couple must decide what they’re willing to risk to be together, and what they’re willing to lose if they’re not…
I actually really enjoyed this book, I finished in less than 24 hours as I couldn’t put it down.
The story behind all sexy times is compelling and keeps you going, wanting to see what happens next. From all the love, loss and to heartbreak and drama. The secrets held are ones that I liked to see tie characters together, like fate found them.
Tess-Teresa-is a girl who is relatable to those who have gone through hell and back, whilst still trying to deal with… Well how to deal with it all. It’s nice to see her planning and creating back up plans; but I love how persistent and how she won’t give up on what she wants. That’s I want I loved most about her. Despite how much of a jackass Jase was, she didn’t give up on him!
Jase on the other hand was a lot more relatable to me, with how he deals with everything. How he pushes everything away and locks it away for no one else to see. Though I like that he lets Tess in and let’s get become another fixture in his life. That he lets her help and be there for him, to be someone he needs.
The story of how every little event happens, whether it happens before or during when they met, moulds them together. I like that no matter what they are no further away from one another than needed.
On a end note, Jack is just adorable. And I hope the family and future comes together as one, like they wanted.
***** 5/5 stars
Synopsis from GoodReads:
At 21, Calla hasn’t done a lot of things. She’s never been kissed, never seen the ocean, never gone to an amusement park. But growing up, she witnessed some things no child ever should. She still carries the physical and emotional scars of living with a strung-out mother, Mona—secrets she keeps from everyone, including her close circle of college friends.
But the safe cocoon Calla has carefully built is shattered when she discovers her mom has stolen her college money and run up a huge credit card debt in her name. Now, Calla has to go back to the small town she thought she’d left behind and clean up her mom’s mess again. Of course, when she arrives at her mother’s bar, Mona is nowhere to be found. Instead, six feet of hotness named Jackson James is pouring drinks and keeping the place humming.
Sexy and intense, Jax is in Calla’s business from the moment they meet, giving her a job and helping her search for Mona. And the way he looks at her makes it clear he wants to get horizontal . . . and maybe something more. Before Calla can let him get close, though, she’s got to deal with the pain of the past—and some very bad guys out to mess her up if she doesn’t give them her mom.
This has to be my favourite out of the three I’ve read so far. The story was brilliant and kept me turning the page, and the ending was wonderful.
All I can say is it is the little things that count!
Calla I related with so well, especially with her insecurity to believe someone has an actual interest in her. That is just doesn’t happen in her reality; as well as how she has a external “flaw” that she sees as the worst thing in the world, and a barrier between the rest of the world.
Jax, well I don’t know where to start, I just love that he didn’t give up on her in the end. He was persistent, just like Cam was with Avery; completely determined to make sure she knew what he saw. That she was beautiful and brave.
The story itself was gripping and the little secrets that seeped through to happy endings. And the friends along the way that stuck by Calla, it’s amazing!
I could read this book over and over!
***** 5/5 stars (My favourite!)
Synopsis from GoodReads:
Eleven months ago, bartender and weird-shirt-wearing extraordinaire Roxy and Officer Reece Anders had a one night stand. Well, kind of. She’s been in love with him since she was fifteen, and he wishes that night they shared never happened. She’s sworn him off forever, but the past and future collide, forcing her to rely on the one man who broke her heart not once, but twice.
Her best friend since birth has been in a long-term care facility since he became a victim of a hate crime years ago, and the person who put him in there is out of prison and wanting to make amends with him and Roxy. She’s not sure she has room for forgiveness in her and when she begins to receive frightening messages and is on the receiving end of escalating violence, she thinks she knows who is to blame. The man who already destroyed one life already.
But Reece isn’t convinced. The threats are too personal, and even if Roxy doesn’t believe him, he’s not willing to let anyone hurt her. Including himself. He’s already messed up more than once when it comes to Roxy and he’s not going to let history repeat itself.
Okay, this one is my favourite so far! I enjoyed this book so much, I can’t even fathom how I am going to explain how, why, what and who I love most about it!
I highly recommend reading this book and the entire series for that matter!
Roxy I related too so well, it was rather creepy. Firstly, I love that she has to wear glasses all the time and she has bad eyesight; my life is this! Secondly I love that she loves and cares so deeply, while holding all of her emotions inside of herself. And I share the same fear of being in the house alone, so the TV must be on!
(Though I must say, this was all very creepy; with the secret hallways and stalkers!)
Reece on the other hand, I really liked the guy from the books already written. The same with Roxy really, so it was great to see them both develop properly in this book.
But back to Reece, I love that he has a sense of moral high ground and has priorities. The way he acts and the way he treats Roxy-well men should take note! I love that he will do anything to protect her and show her how much she really does mean to him, that he won’t give up on her. Though at the same time, I’m glad he’s not deemed all good and perfect. He has his own demons and secrets in the closet and just like Roxy he copes with him.
I can’t wait to see where the next book goes, but I ain’t going to lie I burst out in a fit of giggles-just like Roxy-when Aimee with two e’s came through that door. Nick’s reaction was priceless.
Though I look forward to learning more and seeing where Nick and Steph’s story goes! 🙂
***** 5/5 stars (Another favourite!)
Now waiting for Forever With You..