Published by Desert Breeze Publishing on 2017-08-01
Genres: contemporary, romance
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FTC Disclosure: I received this book for free from the author in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
Charlotte Windham, a nerdy high school prodigy who tutored classmates to earn money for college, escapes her geeky past to become a celebrated novelist. During a chance encounter at a Los Angeles restaurant 15 years after high school, she reconnects with her secret crush, Garrett Stephens, the popular star athlete and teen heart breaker. Garrett, still leaving broken hearts in his wake, is now a successful professional golfer who recently suffered a possible career-ending shoulder injury. As he and Charlotte spend time together, developing a friendship based on mutual respect and comfortable companionship, can Charlotte forgive the past and can Garrett reform his lothario ways for a chance at love?
I love everything Lisa Becker has ever written! Her Click series was one of the most original and creative series I’ve ever read. And now I am equally in love with Links!
This is the story of Charlotte Windham who spent most of her school years as a smart, nerdy girl who tutored her classmates for extra money. One of the students she tutored was a guy named Garrett Stephens, a gorgeous hunk of athletic loveliness that made her heart race. And now, some 15 years later, their paths unexpectedly cross and sparks fly, not that either of them wants to admit it.
This is a fabulous story that explores the trials and tribulations of moving beyond the stigma of one’s past, of seeing someone for who they are now than who they once were. It explores how hard it can be to even see yourself as you are now and to really see how much time has changed you. This is a story about life-changing moments and the paths those moments open up. Lisa tells this story with humor, without losing the darkness that life can sometimes hold. Charlotte and Garrett both are the kinds of characters that I love to read about. They are real people, with real problems that I can relate to and understand. They aren’t perfect; instead, they make mistakes and are just as flawed as the rest of us!
Reading this book contributed to these challenges:
- 2017 Ebook Reading Challenge
- 2017 Mount TBR Reading Challenge
- 2017 New Release Challenge
- 2017 Pages Read Challenge
- 2017 You Read How Many Books? Challenge