on March 25th 2015
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Also by this author: Say Nothing... (The Speak Series Book 2)
Twenty–two-year-old Ari Munoz prefers to keep men at an arms’ length. So when her best friend Vonne guilts her into going to a frat party, she couldn't think of a worse way to spend her night. That's until she sparks the interest of love’em and leave’em Ben Rodriguez. She knows she shouldn’t trust him, but the electricity she feels when they lock eyes is something she's never felt before.
Twenty-two-year-old Ben Rodriguez has it all, and his senior year marks the beginning of even bigger things to come. He's a football star, fraternity president, and his endless pick of beauties makes him the envy of all of his frat brothers. So why is a pair of long legs and hazel eyes making him want to throw out his rules?
Ari has her secrets.
Ben has his rules.
What happens when both your pasts threaten your future?
*This novel contains adult themes and language. 18+ please. This is book one in a series and contains a cliffhanger.
OMGAAAWD!!! Amazing first novel by T.A. Roth!!
This story is your love at first sight even though they come from different worlds!
Ari is a strong girl who forgoes college to start working.. she does not do the dating scene, nor does she want a boyfriend… she has intimacy issues due to a being traumatized during childhood. Ari gets talked into going to a frat party by her BFF Vonne. While there… she feels someone watching her… she scans the room and makes eye contact with Ben… it is an intense stare, making her feel like she is drawn to him, even though every instinct tells her to run in the opposite direction…
Ben is the epitome of popular hot jock! He has no problems with the ladies… he just does not do relationships.. at all! Or so he thought… Ari has this insane pull for him.. he can not ignore it!
Ari has a huge secret… one that has shaped and tortured her soul for many years… Ben unknowlingly is helping her overcome this fear she has… and she seems to be getting over her past trauma… until… that past catches up with her!
I fell in love with the characters… they are insanely easy to fall for… they give you just the perfect amount of mystery and charm. The story (sigh!) it was just what I love… it was more reality instead of a dream.. it deals with real life, real experiences, and real places… I literally could see myself as a fly on the wall in every scene..
Ms. Roth is really witty and made me laugh a lot in this book, and at the same time, she takes you to emotional depths of nerves, angst and melt your heart and panties moments!!
I have got to tell you that the ending… it is INTENSE!!! It was completely unexpected and shocked the breath right out of me!!! Now I literally want to go all “Misery” on Ms. Roth!! I need the next story yesterday!!!
Don’t let the fact that its a cliffy sway you not to read it… it is not a cliffy that leaves you hanging with the characters.. It is just the type that leaves you dying for that chapter to go on, as you know the next book is going to be like falling off a cliff into a very deep story!!