Blog Tour, Review, & Giveaway: Say When by Tara West
Title: Say When (Something More #1)
Author: Tara West
PublicationDate: July 19th 2013 Genres: New Adult, Romance
He told me to say when, but I can’t. Not with Andrés. It’s so hard to say anything when he’s trailing feather soft kisses down my neck, or when his touch sends hot currents of lust rippling across my skin.
Then there’s the way he smiles and offers soft words of encouragement when I’m creating art, almost like he believes I have talent.
He’s not like any guy I’ve ever met. Not like my ex-fiancée. Not like my father. He’s got me thinking that maybe we can have something more. More than just lust, degradation, and abuse.
And now I’m scared, because that means I’ll have to trust him with more than just my body, but with my heart, too.
was provided an ARC in exchange for an honest review.
enjoyed this refreshing read as it is different from the contemporary romance
out there at the moment. The characters and plot are not anything we see in
typical romance novels. Christina has always been told her entire life what to
do. Even as an adult by her fiancée.In the very beginning she stands up to everyone in her life and begins
to live life for herself.At this
moment, we have been just been introduced to Christina, and I loved her
her way to freedom, she ends up meeting Andrés who is a
sexy mechanic. He is not what her mom would want for her, and Christina could
care less. Andrés is recently back from Afghanistan and is dealing with
returning to normal civilian life. He is instantly drawn to Christina the
moment they meet. What they both have in common is that they are both afraid to
give their heart to another because of their past.
a quick read, I felt instantly connected to all the characters. The book is
written from both POV, which I think added to the authenticity of the story and
proved that these two people are genuinely in love. The love between Andrés and
Christina is intense but passionate. With him, Christina feels free and
confident. He supports her in everything. The emotional growth of both Andrés
and Christina is a very important part of this story. This sweet, sexy read was
enjoyable and I look forward to more of Andrés and Christina. It is far from
A former Texas high school teacher, I enjoyed coaching the writing team and even the hectic deadlines that came with running the school publications. After taking a break to raise my baby girl, I now work from home as a cover artist. In my spare time, I loves to read, exercise and spend time with family and friends. I contribute the cover art for my Whispers Series and have designed covers for over 500 other books.