April 07, 2015

Review: Where I Belong (Alabama Summer #1) by J. Daniels

Title: Where I Belong
Author: J. Daniels
Series: Alabama Summer #1
Genre: contemporary romance, erotica
When Mia Corelli returns to Alabama for a summer of fun with her childhood best friend, Tessa, there's only one thing keeping her on edge. One person that she’d do anything to avoid.

Benjamin Kelly. World’s biggest dickhead.

Mia hates him with a fury and has no desire to ever see him again. When she decides to start her summer off with a bang and finally give away her v-card, she unknowingly hands it over to the one guy that excelled at making her life miserable, learning a valuable lesson in the process.

Always get the name of the guy you’re going home with.

Ben can’t get the girl he spent one night with out of his head. When she leaves him the next morning, he thinks he’ll never see her again. Until he sees her lounging by the pool with his sister.

Mia is determined to hate Ben, even though she can’t forget him.

Ben is determined to prove he’s not the same guy he used to be.

What happens when the one person you wish never existed becomes the one person you can’t imagine being without?

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Where I Belong by J. Daniels
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

4 I don't even know what I'm doing here STARS

“This is where I belong. Wherever you are. Always.”

I'm trapped in chick-flick hell or maybe heaven? Not sure. Either way...send help!

So, here is the thing. I just needed a little change of pace because the emotional head-trip of a book I'm reading right now was fucking up my good Easter mood and I thought chick flick, something light and fun and cheesy is exactly what I need.

Don't fall for it, it's a god damn trap. I'm already on the second book and I can't stop. It's really good in a awful kind of way...if you get my drift.

And yes, I went all out on the cheesiness with my collage. Just sharing the love.

“The boy I once wished never existed was now the man I wanted to spend every second with.”

The story!

Mia visits her best friend for the summer. On her way to town she has this super great idea...losing her virginity to a stranger. So, naturally she hits up a bar. What could possibly go wrong?

Well, turns out the stranger she hooks up with is her best friend's brother and the bane of her childhood. She hates him. Ben tormented her for being over weight and just a general nuisance in his mind.

After seeing him for he first time in nine years she has no idea the sex god is someone she would normally never even think of sleeping with.

Hilarity ensues when they meet as Ben and Mia for the first time!

“The girl I once couldn’t get far enough away from had become the woman I couldn’t get close enough to.”

My thoughs!

If you ignore the fact that she decides to give her virginity to a stranger it actually turns into a nice read. Mia and Ben are really explosive together and once Sir Nolan enters the game things just get all kinds of cute and adorable.

Have I mentioned that Ben is a cop? Yeah, it's pretty hawt.

The writing is good, the characters are lovable and it's a feel good - don't think too much - summer read. Just as advertised. I enjoyed it.

Enough said.

I'm currently reading Luke and Tessa's story. See you on the other side. ;D

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