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March 14, 2013

Review: Wait For You by J. Lynn (Blog Tour/Giveaway)

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Wait For You
By Jennifer L. Armentrout
ebook, 332 pages
Published February 26th 2013 by J. Lynn

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Some things are worth waiting for…

Traveling thousands of miles from home to enter college is the only way nineteen-year-old Avery Morgansten can escape what happened at the Halloween party five years ago—an event that forever changed her life. All she needs to do is make it to her classes on time, make sure the bracelet on her left wrist stays in place, not draw any attention to herself, and maybe—please God—make a few friends, because surely that would be a nice change of pace. The one thing she didn’t need and never planned on was capturing the attention of the one guy who could shatter the precarious future she’s building for herself.

Some things are worth experiencing…

Cameron Hamilton is six feet and three inches of swoon-worthy hotness, complete with a pair of striking blue eyes and a remarkable ability to make her want things she believed were irrevocably stolen from her. She knows she needs to stay away from him, but Cam is freaking everywhere, with his charm, his witty banter, and that damn dimple that’s just so… so lickable. Getting involved with him is dangerous, but when ignoring the simmering tension that sparks whenever they are around each other becomes impossible, he brings out a side of her she never knew existed.

Some things should never be kept quiet…

But when Avery starts receiving threatening emails and phone calls forcing her to face a past she wants silenced, she has no other choice but to acknowledge that someone is refusing to allow her to let go of that night when everything changed. When the devastating truth comes out, will she resurface this time with one less scar? And can Cam be there to help her or will he be dragged down with her?

And some things are worth fighting for…

Wait For You was A-W-E-S-O-M-E.

I am a big fan of Armentrout's work and pretty much read anything she puts out, but -- being honest here -- this is my first time reading her work under J. Lynn. I know... where the heck have I been? Apparently out of the loop until now.

Wait For You will make you laugh, fall in love, fall out of love, angry, frustrated, and blushing all at once. Hands down Armentrout creates some very lovable and believable characters. I think that is what draws me so much to her books. Her characters are so easy to relate to. There is always something in one of her characters that remind me of myself.

Avery has been through hell. All she wants is to start a new life, one where her past is far, far behind her, and one where no one knows about it. She's doing good for a while and slowly starts to get the hang of things, but then Cam enters her life and flips it all upside down. She has no clue which way to go.

Cam is just hmm, mmm good. He was cocky, but not overly done. His cockiness was actually kind of fun,  which made him ten times more attractive. Yes, I am talking about a fictional character like he were real. Let's just be happy he isn't. I might go all psycho on Avery. He was hilarious and his character did not change at all throughout the book. He remained the same from beginning to end.

Wait For You does cover a very touchy subject. I did feel that one part of the story was just to fluffy for the type of situation it was, but it wasn't something that ultimately can ruin the book. It didn't for me. I just wish it was a bit more intense. It sucks I can't really share what that is without spoiling something MAJOR, but I thought to myself that it was just too soft and needed just a tad more.

I feel like I am jumping all over the place with this review, but I liked it so much I want to cover everything!

The chemistry between Cam and Avery has to be one of my favorites out of all Armentrout's Books. Not sure if it's because Wait For You is a bit more mature than her YA stuff, or if it's just that freaking amazing. I'd say that freaking amazing.

I do have some slight issues, though. I am not a BIG FAN of relationships going back and forth. It seems this is a big thing in books, but I think once or twice is enough, anymore than that just frustrates me to no end. I understand why Avery constantly felt the need to pull away, but after the second time I wanted to slap her. End of rant. LOL!

I don't think I need to say how much I recommend this book. It's pretty obvious you should read it. :)

4.5 out of 5 Stars!








J. Lynn is giving away a turtle bracelet. If you've read the book you know there is meaning behind this bracelet. :)

This giveaway is US ONLY. Must be 13 or older to enter. To enter just leave a comment on this review below. Make sure to leave a way for us to contact you if you should win. This contest ends March 22nd (my birthday!)

Good luck!

Follow the blog tour here for some more awesomeness! http://www.stuckinbooks.com/p/wait-for-you.html




 J. Lynn, also known as Jennifer L. Armentrout, is the USA TODAY Bestselling author of the adult romance Gamble Brothers’ series, the young adult Lux Series and award winning Covenant Series. She pretty much writes everything—contemporary, paranormal, and fantasy. All of her books have one thing in common no matter the name or genre: kissing… and stuff. When she’s not busy writing, which is never, she’s usually hanging out with dog Loki, watching reruns of The Walking Dead, or procrastinating on the Internet. You can find out more about Jennifer by visiting the following websites:

31 comments:

  1. Looks like a juicy read! I would like to find out the meaning of the turtle bracelet! You can reach me at asauvageau5476@gmail.com

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  2. I absolutely LOVE Jennifer Armentrout! Deity was so so good, in terms of plot, characters and romance. Her NA romance looks so hot:) Avery seems very interesting:)

    Thank you:)

    ccfioriole at gmail dot ocm

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  3. I haven't read the book. Your review is so glowing I think I'd enjoy the read. The bracelet is really pretty too. Thank you.
    vsloboda(at)gmail(dot)com

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  4. I'm actually currently reading Wait For You. I really like it, and Cam is adorable! :)

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  5. I really enjoyed this one!!! Really looking forward to the sequel. Cam was adorable!

    Vivien
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  6. I read this the day it came out. I rather enjoyed it. I don't do a lot of contemporary stuff, so this was a nice easy read. And of course it's JLA, so I'll read anything she writes b/c I love her! Great review! thanks for the giveaway! bhwrn1 (at) hotmail (dot) com

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  7. Love the interview. I cant wait to read this book.
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  8. Hi! I have not had a chance to read this book yet, but I have read other books by Jennifer. I will have to add this book to my TBR list and I luv that bracelet! So pretty :)
    June
    manning_J2004 at yahoo dot com

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  9. I love this book so much. Anything Jen writes is pure genius! Cam is so delish, eggs & cookies!!! LOL. I agree w/you though, the going back & forth does get annoying sometimes. Great review!

    Vivian
    Confessions of a Vi3tBabe
    Deity Island

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  10. Great review! Cam is irresistible and Jen's writing is impeccable. I love every book she writes.

    Vivian
    Confessions of a Vi3tBabe
    Deity Island

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  11. I really want to read this book. It sounds very good. Please enter me in contest. Tore923@aol.com

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  12. This definitely sounds right up my alley!! Thanks for the review. Can't wait to read it!! :)

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  13. I also really like this book. I gave it a 4.5/5 :) I adore JLA and all her books! Thanks for the giveaway and great review.

    3r1ca93@gmail.com

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  14. Love Jennifer's Covenant series so much! I really need to get my hands on this one ASAP! Thank you so much for the giveaway, that bracelet is so cute!

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  15. Great review, I loved this book also! My email address is jgelman016@gmail.com

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  16. This sounds like a great book. The bracelet is so pretty!
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  17. I'm super excited to read this after all the other awesome reviews I've seen... thanks for the giveaway!

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  18. Great review!! I'm putting this on the to buy list. It sounds really good. Thanks for the giveaway.

    mlawson17 at hotmail dot com

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  19. I'm so excited to read this! I love Jennifer Armentrout and I've read so many reviews praising it that I think I need to give this book a shot :)

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  20. Forgot my email: brokenheartedemo(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  21. I am following JLA's blog tour for this one and I'm always afraid when I read the reviews because I think some of them give away too much of the book, but your review was absolutely perfect. I am reading it right now and I agree with you on your opinions. How can you not love Cam? Avery, well she is a bit annoying, but she is a good balance to the rest of the characters. And then there is Jacob and Brit. These two are like the perfect set of friends. I think Jacob is absolutely hilarious and the lines that come out of his mouth are absolute brilliance on the authors part. I'm only halfway through the book and I just wish I could find more time in my day to finish reading it. I love, love the turtle charm bracelet. It's like wearing a little reminder of Cam. Thanks for being a stop on the tour and thanks for not writing any spoilers in your review. sbereza22(at)gmail(dot)com

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  22. Thanks for the ahhh-mazing giveaway! I absolutely *love* that turtle bracelet (almost as much as I love Cam)! ♥

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  23. This book is so good, so far! I love it!! Fantastic read! Congrats on your release! Best wishes to you! Have fun on your tour! :)
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  24. I can't wait to read this one!! It sounds amazing!
    Thanks for the chance to win!
    natasha_donohoo_8 at hotmail dot com

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  25. Very nice review about the characters. Happy birthday!

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  26. I am currently reading this book and I'm in love with it, there are times when I can't seem to continue because of the many feels I get from this book, it's just that amazing. I love this book because it's just so real and relatable. I go to college as well and all the problems that come up are definitely things we face along the way.

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  27. Loved this book! And Cam! Can't wait for the sequel!

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  28. I loved this book but I love anything Jennifer L. Armentrout writes her books are so addictive! Domo1434(at)yahoo(dot)com

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  29. I love all of Jennifer Armentrout's books. I thought Wait For You was amazing. I can't wait to read her other NA books. Thanks for the giveaway.
    tiffany12(at)Hotmail(dot)com

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  30. I locved this book!! The giveaway is nice and that is a few more than the 2 they have and the 4 they are talking about. I would love to hear the names starting at #5. LOL

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  31. The characters made this book awesome. Their personalities really shined through and their relationship was one of a kind.

    I highly recommend this book!

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