Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Review: Love Story

Title: Love Story
Author: Jennifer Echols
Release Date: 19 Jul. 2011
Publisher: MTV Books
Pages: 243
Rated: The Best to Love

Synopsos from Goodreads

For Erin Blackwell, majoring in creative writing at the New York City college of her dreams is more than a chance to fulfill her ambitions--it's her ticket away from the tragic memories that shadow her family's racehorse farm in Kentucky. But when she refuses to major in business and take over the farm herself someday, her grandmother gives Erin's college tuition and promised inheritance to their maddeningly handsome stable boy, Hunter Allen. Now Erin has to win an internship and work late nights at a coffee shop to make her own dreams a reality. She should despise Hunter . . . so why does he sneak into her thoughts as the hero of her latest writing assignment?

Then, on the day she's sharing that assignment with her class, Hunter walks in. He's joining her class. And after he reads about himself in her story, her private fantasies about him must be painfully clear. She only hopes to persuade him not to reveal her secret to everyone else. But Hunter devises his own creative revenge, writing sexy stories that drive the whole class wild with curiosity and fill Erin's heart with longing. Now she's not just imagining what might have been. She's writing a whole new ending for her romance with Hunter . . . except this story could come true.

My Thoughts

Creative writing class where the main character and her love interest write steamy stories about each other? I am there. Throw in drama with her grandmother giving him everything that is rightfully hers? Yes! But, wait, there's another secret? Something else that happened in their intertwined pasts? I must know! And, yes, it is all written by one of the most amazing authors that keeps you reading late into the night.

I refused to stop reading this book until it was over. Every tiny scene and piece of information had me hooked to know more about them and see them overcome their problems. They danced around each other in their writing class pushing each others buttons to aggravate and excite the other, and me. I had several giggling fits while reading the book.

Erin was used to being spoiled by her grandmother, and I loved how proud and adamant she was about being self dependent even when she desperately needed money. Hunter, oh, Hunter... Cocky guy who knew how to get past all defenses and make you completely fall for him. Even the random characters were great. You could be mad at them and still defend them. How does Jennifer do it?

Jennifer Echols is one of my four favorite authors. I am more attached to all of her characters than any other characters I have ever read about. The scenes are epic. I'm going to be a sap for a moment. Have you ever read a scene and then realized you were crying because it was so beautiful you CRAVED being in the scene yourself? Chapter 11. Starts at page 151.

I love this book and will definitely reread it many times.


  1. Oh wow, that sounds like an awesome book! The creative writing course idea is so adorable and I LOVE books that make you giggle! They're usually so much fun to read! :)

    Awesome review, Aliya! :) It made me really want to read this novel!

    By the way, your name is really pretty -- it's so original and I love it!

  2. I loved this book too. So so good. What a premise! I think I was waiting as long as you.