I'd love to have this one on my shelf. Blending the mythology of The Swan Maiden folktales with blood feuds, including but not limited to Romeo & Juliet, I really loved this short novel with distinct fantasy and magical elements. ***I received this book as a gift in exchange for an honest review via the publisher. Please try again. If you like sappy, "broken girl meets perfect boy" romances--this is for you. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. I will stop there because the other things are spoilers. Even when there was one, it was cleared up rather quickly. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on July 29, 2014. The Vilas have a long-standing blood feud with the Renards, a family that can shift into a fox form, including Ana's arch nemesis, Liv. "But you can't control who you love." Welcome back. Pierce is right there by her side. Please try your request again later. I absolutely adored the Drake Chronicles and REALLY hope that we get some Vila spin-offs from this first novel as there's tons of cousins. I thought that this story was very unique in the way that Alyxandra Harvey used names for the characters and referenced it to Mythology and included some of Shakespeare type blood feuds. It was really slow at times and didn’t get “omg I can’t put this down” until the end. Love Me, Love Me Not is such a lovely ... Love Me, Love Me Not is such a lovely story. You really want so badly for her to find the right one and to have love. I have alot of time on my hands because my husband is in afghaistan with the US Army so i decided to take up reading. 130. Top subscription boxes – right to your door, includes free international wireless delivery via, © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. While there are those who are convinced that love can save us--and yes, there is some truth to that assertion--it's also important for us to save ourselves and walk away from decisions that are likely to prove disastrous. There are also lots of new scenes with Brad and Hailey :), What I enjoyed most about Love Me, Love Me Not is that it didn't rely on typical tropes as a main source of conflict. Please try again. Each character held their own in this love triangle of secrets and betrayal. You know the way to my heart. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on February 13, 2020. This page was last edited on 23 August 2019, at 20:24 (UTC). They have magic in their long blonde hair and when they fall in love for the first time they get their wings. Then why wasn't Phylicia reported for killing Sherry? After viewing product detail pages, look here to find an easy way to navigate back to pages you are interested in. Be the first to ask a question about Love Me, Love Me Not. Mainly, would Phylicia kill the very friend that she sacrificed so much for, let alone children? Kids these days! My Ratchet Secret: What you don't know can hurt you, Childhood Sweethearts: Passion, Love & Loyalty. 131. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. A star quarterback on the high school team, Brad is popular and kind. Unlike her aunts and some of her cousins, she hasn't yet shifted into her swan form yet — she needs to fall in love with someone who loves her before that can happen. I really wanna know when the second book comes out?..I read the first one in April of 2016....please please I need to know when the second book comes out.. This was interesting and something that reminded me a lot of Romeo and Juliet, if only for the whole feud thing. All of their family members can transform into foxes once they reach puberty and foxes and swans just don't g. Anastasia Vila is a Swan Maiden. This book was glued to my hands. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Her newest novel, LOVE ME, LOVE ME NOT, follows a teen in foster care, a subject Koz knows much about, as she is a foster mother herself in her North Carolina town. This was truly a great book and a great plot. Add to that a couple of psycho’s and of course, the rags to riches plot and you have a fun read. A quick read and it was interesting. She's convinced that Edward is the one, but what about her best friend Pierce? by Swoon Reads. Ray's and Violet's story is nice, but not great. It was very much the style of her other creative books. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Koz is the author of six novels ranging in genre from contemporary to science fiction. It doesn’t matter though, because the blood feud takes a turn for the worse. It’s a very quick read, I started it before bed and finished it the next morning before work. Something went wrong. Hailey, the main female character, had low self esteem. She does not give up. When she isn’t writing, she enjoys reading, photographing nature and her family, gardening, travelling, and attempting, usually unsuccessfully, to decorate birthday cakes. I loved the richly imagined setting of this story. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on August 16, 2019, Reviewed in the United Kingdom on April 17, 2019. So, all of the open questions at the end of the first version are wrapped up in the new version. I would say my rating is more like a 3.7-3.9, but definitely worth rounding up to a 4. Self esteem seems to be hard to co.e by these days. It wasn't prolonged and it didn't create unnecessary drama. As a 60-ish woman, I enjoyed her authenticity as she describes her jagged journey to finding spiritual meaning in her life and, along the way, finding the "right" husband. I wanted to know how she landed in foster care, and why she was with a guy named Chase, who was clearly a loser, and not good for her. He Loves Me Not: Taboo Wedding Billionaire Steamy Romance (Taboo Wedding Series Book 1). The way of the swans and the characters belonging, read like a special way of life. I can't wait to see where they go next!!!! I wish I'd had this book 30 years ago! Please try your request again later. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. There is suspense, romance, teenage angst and baby drama. From there we are introduced to Shia and her two sisters Remi and Leigh her twin. I absolutely loved Brad and my heart ached for all that Hailey went through. The way of the swans and the characters belonging, read like a special way of life. 128. Can’t wait for the next one. This chapter is the shortest, so I reckon we made the right choice in going for book even though … Only Pierce is in love with her, which she has been pretty much blind to, until Pierce kisses her and everything changes. I knew right away that I wanted to read it, so when I saw the invitations for the cover reveal and then blog tour from Chapter by Chapter I jumped at the chance to participate. When she is given a last chance with a new family and a new high school for her senior year, she is terrified she will screw this up too. Characters are flat, plot is non-existent, and the setting not explored enough. *I received a copy from Entangled Publishing for review. So pretty! When Hailey Brown is removed from her home and put into foster care, all she wants is a safe, comfortable place where she can finish school and move on with her life. This book could’ve been three stars, but I had such a hard time figuring out who was saying what because of the punctuation. and during edits, we decided to make the new version a stand alone. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? Ana and Pierce have known each other since they were young but Ana wants so badly to keep her friend in her life that she doesn’t see Pierce for anything other than that. Do you believe that this item violates a copyright? All opinions are 100% my own.*. She gets to talk to Ray the groom and she finds out that the wedding is more of an arrangement just as he tells her he finds her very attractive. Please try again. But when Pierce kisses Ana, everything changes. This is a great page turner. The concept of the book was a good one, although I don't think that the whole storyline was as developed as it should've been or was intended to be. There was no prequel/warning that the scenes were switching. I am really picky in selecting books that would be worth my time and Since the book is free u assume that realistically the book might be one of those books that u may be reading a chapter,if that, and erasing it immediately. Instead, our system considers things like how recent a review is and if the reviewer bought the item on Amazon. I have reread it so many times and will continue to reread it. “He Loves Me Not: Taboo Wedding Billionaire Steamy Romance (Taboo Wedding Series Book 1”) by Lexy Timms is fantastic. These promotions will be applied to this item: Some promotions may be combined; others are not eligible to be combined with other offers. It's been years since their parents were murdered. See this review in its natural environment, Dani Reviews Things. This wasn't used to cause problems between her and her love interest like I see over and over again in similar novels where self doubt is used to cause conflict. Warning: it might induce strong feelings of undeniable attraction for your best friend. What was the point in revealing any of that and why did the girls resent their parents so much? I bought her book for a friend about Trish's age (30-ish). Before a Vila can turn into a swan they have to fall in love first, which is Ana's main problem. I will have this book for years to come. All the relationships seem genuine, real and not forced. All the females in her family have the ability to gain their wings and transform into swans once they fall in love. He Loves Me He Loves You Not is a definite page turner with so much drama and deceit that it will make your head spin! Also, how old was Demetri if he grew up with Trent and Kodi? When I first saw the announcement from Entangled Teen about this forthcoming book from Alyxandra Harvey, I was immediately intrigued. I enjoyed it for what it is, but there wasn't anything new or exciting that really makes this any more than a 3-star read for me. Reviewed in the United Kingdom on October 25, 2014. Find all the books, read about the author, and more. Does this book contain inappropriate content? I also liked the way the story progressed and was very satisfied with the whole book from beginning to end. There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Hailey has had a hard life, bouncing around from her mother who doesn't want her to many foster homes that keep kicking her out from the things her boyfriend Chase makes her do. The book was a mashup of Romeo and Juliet with The Swan Princess. The writing wasn’t horrible and the story line was decent. Please try again. Bring your club to Amazon Book Clubs, start a new book club and invite your friends to join, or find a club that’s right for you for free. Twin sisters Shia and Leigh are trying to readjust to life, while caring for their baby sister Remi. But it seems like the Campbell's are different from any family she has been around before, they really want her, and Hailey wants them. Seventeen-year-old Hailey Brown hasn't always made the best of choices, especially when it comes to relationships. I know I will be reading the next installment in this series when it comes out. When she lands in the Campbells' home, she is desperate to make things work. Your recently viewed items and featured recommendations, Select the department you want to search in. The killing of the parents came out of left field as did the adoptions.