Social Icons

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Release Blitz/Review ♥ Save the Date by Carrie Aarons ♥

Title: Save the Date
Author: Carrie Aarons
Genre: Romantic Comedy
Release Date: June 24, 2018


You know that pact you make with your childhood best
friend of the opposite sex? The one where, if you’re both still single, lonely
and hopeless at thirty, you’ll marry each other?

This is the story about what happens when you hit the big three-oh and have to
make good on that pinky promise.

Personally, I think love, romance and all of that nonsense is a crock of, well,
you know. And Reese Collins, the boy who used to put worms in my hair at
backyard barbecues, knows that better than anyone.

But when he moves to the same city I’ve happily, and singly, inhabited for
years, memories of oaths past resurface. Reese is like a dog with a bone; a
really hot dog and that bone just happens to be me.

He won’t stop hounding me, and the crazy thing is, my frigid, traitorous heart
is starting to cave. For my best friend.

It seems so far off, when you’re a kid playing Monopoly in your treehouse. But
when that clock strikes midnight on your thirtieth birthday, and you’re
standing alone in front of a grocery store-bought cupcake, a childhood deal to
walk down the aisle doesn’t seem so silly anymore. 


Purchase Links

99c for release day ONLY!


Free in Kindle Unlimited

 A Review by Wendy

 4 Sometimes the Happy Ending is In Front of You Stars
* * * * 
Spoiler Free 

This tale had so much going for it. Yes, Friends to Lovers with all of the concerns about "what if" and how the friendship could go south. But what I really appreciated was all the undercurrent of why two people who made a pact when they were 15 to marry at 30 if they hadn't found another. That was the gem of this story... because it reflected on how parents' actions can color everything for a child going forward. 

Erin met Reese years before 15. They bonded right away and they were ying to the other's yang. Both loved each others company and as they entered their teenage years, Reese newly discovered Erin... saw her and had to deal with raging hormones and body parts. Reese kinda fell hard for Erin but kept things as friends because he didn't want to scare her away.

Over the years Reese has been Erin's bestie and each has held each other up during all the down times, during all the break ups... through everything. Now they both are turning 30 and The Pact is playing in both of their minds.

For Reese, he wants to see how serious this could be...He has dreamt of Erin for years and she has been the woman he has thought of as The One... never the women he had dated. Erin is over love... she saw her mother fall apart when her father divorced her. She had thought their marriage had been perfect... and when perfect falls apart, then hell... No love for her -it is all bogus.

We get to go on the journey of these two figuring out how truly perfect they are for each other...everyone in their friends and families knew it all along and they just need to catch up. It was delicious to see Reese and Erin finally get with the program. Lots of swoony times.

A gifted copy was provided by author/publisher for an honest review.

Author Bio

Author of romance
novels such as Red Card and Privileged, Carrie Aarons writes sexy, swoony and
sarcastic characters who won't get out of her head until she puts them down on
a page.

Carrie has wanted to be an author since the first time she opened a book, and
still can’t fathom that she gets to live her dream each and every day.

When she isn't in a writing coma, Carrie spends time Netflix-binging with her
husband, snuggling her infant daughter, and chasing her black Lab through the
dog parks of New Jersey.

Author Links

No comments :

Post a Comment