Thursday, May 29, 2014

Book Review ~ Wreck You by Jennifer Snyder ~ Giveaway!

Wreck You
(A Coldcreek Novel #3)
by Jennifer Snyder

Genre:  New Adult, Romance
Expected publication: June 3rd 2014

Outspoken and flirtatious, Lauren Myers is more than most guys can handle. Even so, a disastrous trip to her boyfriend’s hometown in Greece leaves her reeling, forcing her to reevaluate her views on men and relationships all together.

Level-headed and reserved, Ian Mason is perfectly content with his life the way that it is—until a phone call from his mother flips his life upside down. Suddenly, everything changes and he’s forced to hold the weight of the family business all on his own.

After a chance meeting draws them together, the two will learn love often finds those who aren't necessarily looking, and that there are moments in life that hold within them all the power to wreck you.

First off, a really big THANK YOU to Jennifer Snyder for providing me with a copy of this AWESOME book in exchange for an honest review.

Wreck You is the third installment of the Coldcreek Series, but can be read as a stand-alone without any problems.

This well-written story is told from two alternating perspectives, Lauren and Ian.  It was easy to follow and was fun to read both sides.  Lauren is spunky, confident, independent, flirtatious and funny.  I totally liked her character right from the start.  I especially liked how she handled the Jimmy/Greece fiasco.  The way she handled that just showed how independent she was and didn’t need a man to make her feel whole.   I instantly fell in love with Ian.  He is the strong silent type who is oh so sexy and has a really big heart.  I really liked the fact that he had a pit bull for a pet and that Ms. Snyder incorporated the fact that not all pit bulls are bad…’s the owners that raise them to be either good or bad.  Kudos for that Ms. Snyder! Even though Lauren and Ian are complete opposites, their chemistry just clicks and you can’t help but fall in love with them and cheer on the relationship that blossoms right before your eyes.

Even though Lauren was in a relationship (if you can even call it that) with Jimmy for about half of the book, I’m not going to mentioned much about him because quite frankly, he’s a jerk.  What he did was totally ludicrous in my opinion and I was so happy when Lauren basically kicked him to the sidewalk.  My favorite line though was when Lauren told him where he could find sympathy – absolutely priceless (and I’m going to steal that line whenever possible!).  What did she say, you ask?  Well, you’re just going to have to read the story to find out!

I honestly believe that Jennifer Snyder can do no wrong with her books and Wreck You is another amazing book written by her.  I enjoyed this book so much that once I started reading, I was immediately drawn into Lauren and Ian’s story and could not put it down until I finished.  I loved all the characters.  They are ‘real’ people who the reader can totally relate to. 

There is no need to look any further if you are looking for a well-written book with interesting characters, witty dialogue and some steamy love scenes, because it's all here in this incredible book that is guaranteed to make you smile and love the outcome.  I highly recommend this book!

My rating:  5 out of 5 stars

Jennifer Snyder lives in North Carolina were she spends most of her time writing young adult fiction, reading, and struggling to stay on top of housework. She is an instant coffee lover with an obsession for spiral bound notebooks and smooth writing pens. Jennifer lives with her husband and two children, who endure listening to songs that spur inspiration on repeat and tolerate her love for all paranormal, teenage-targeted TV shows. Find out more about Jennifer Snyder’s next book on her blog:

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 Included in the giveaway is a Jennifer Snyder author tote bag with each of her covers printed on the front, a signed paperback of Alyssa Rose Ivy's contemporary novel Wrecked, some lotion, Clorox wipes, a mini first-aid kit, some body wash, and a little exfoliating scrubber. Jennifer will  most likely include various bookmarks of her own as well.
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