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Thursday, November 13, 2014

Tour! A Review & Excerpt of Made for You by Lauren Layne




 Made for You (The Best Mistake #2) by Lauren Layne
Genre: New Adult (Contemporary Romance)
Date Published: October 28, 2014
Publisher: Self

Some mistakes are worth making...

Lauren Layne's Best Mistake series continues with MADE FOR YOU.

When the Wrong Guy is Oh-So-Right Will Thatcher is exactly the type of sexy playboy good girls like Brynn have always avoided. And yet there was still something about him she just couldn't resist. When Will moved across the country three years ago, Brynn vowed it was time to put him behind her. She never thought Will might have other plans . . . Back in town, Will intends to get what he's always wanted-gorgeous, unforgettable Brynn. For years, he tormented the untouchable ice princess in a desperate bid for her attention. Now he has a new plan, and he'll do anything to rewrite their stormy past. This time, he's out to show Brynn that the imperfect man might be the best mistake of her life ...


Made for You is the first book in the Best Mistake series by Lauren Layne. After reading Broken, I knew I had to read more of this author's books. Made for You is a different series entirely, but still had all the tension, chemistry, impossible to put down-ness that I loved about Broken. Lauren Layne sure knows how to hook her readers. Brynn is intelligent, pretty, and has very strict plans for her life. I love it when a guy comes in and messes all those plans up. Brynn and Will have known each other most of their lives, and they've hated each other almost as long. They insult each other and bicker constantly. It was pretty funny and at times mean, but still funny. Needless to say, they were very entertaining. To make things worse for Brynn, Will is best friends with her sister, Sophie, and very close to her parents. I absolutely loved getting bits of their history as the story progressed. It pulled everything together. I have to say, Will is a top book boyfriend for me right now. He knew how to steam up the pages! I haven't read the first book yet, but I'm definitely going to get my hands on that one. I need to know Sophie's story now. I am fast becoming a big fan of this author!

The ARC of Made For You by Lauren Layne was kindly provided to me by publisher through NetGalley for review. The opinions are my own.

 



Will knew exactly the moment she’d seen him. He felt it like a shock to the balls, and he wanted a shot of whisky. Now.
It had taken a full fifty-seven minutes since he’d walked into the door until her ice blue eyes had locked on him, and that was including the ridiculous amount of time she’d spent in the bathroom.
She made him wait another twenty minutes before seeking him out.
But what was an extra seventy-seven minutes when you’d already waited a lifetime?
Will watched her approach, her expression schooled into an expression of polite indifference. She stopped a several inches in front of him, and only the slight narrowing of gray-blue eyes giving any indication that she wanted him dead. Which of course, she did.
“William.”
“Brynn,” he said, matching her prim tone.
He felt a little jolt of disappointment at her vapid smile. It was the same courteous, reveal-nothing expression she’d given everyone else in the room. He’d been kind of hoping for that special brand of bitchy that she’d always reserved just for him.
“You’re looking a little wider around the hips,” he said with an insulting glance up and down. She hadn’t, but the thought that she’d gained an ounce would keep her up at night.
Her smile slipped for a second, and for a moment he realized if he’d struck a nerve. Normally he wouldn’t dare touch the subject of a women’s weight. He wasn’t a total ass.
But Brynn had had the same perfectly slim figure as long as he’d known her — she wouldn’t tolerate anything else. Her physical appearance was flawless.
Her personality, however…
“And you’re looking…manwhorish,” she said with the usual venom.
Ah. There the old Brynn. He nearly smiled. “So. Nice party,” he said blandly.
“Yes, it was sweet of Sophie to put it together.”
“Mm hmm,” he said, taking a sip of his red wine. “And exactly how intense was the urge to strangle her when you learned that she’d planned a surprise party instead of the usual boring birthday dinner with your family?”
This time the smile faded all together. “Don’t. Don’t do that thing.”
“What thing?”
“That thing where you make it a point of thinking you know me better than anyone else.”
Don’t I? He stifled the thought. For now.



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Lauren Layne graduated from Santa Clara University with a B.S. in political science that she has yet to put to good use. After dabbling in an e-commerce career in Seattle and Southern California, Layne moved to New York City, where she now writes full-time. She lives with her husband and their plus-size pomeranian in a tiny Manhattan studio.

To learn more about Lauren Layne and her books, visit her website.You can also find her on Goodreads, Facebook, and Twitter.



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1 comment :

  1. Thank you for hosting today! And Sofie's story is a MUST READ!!

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