Tuesday, October 18, 2011
Review: He Love Me... He Loves You Not by Lauren Hammond
Author: Lauren Hammond
Pub. Date: October 18, 2011
"Riley loves Henry. Henry loves Riley, but he's dating Callie.
Riley Davis is mixed up in an emotional love triangle that she wants out of.
But she can't help the way she feels about Henry Garner. She's obsessed. And she's convinced that her on the sly relationship with Henry is going to end badly.
And Henry has a secret. A secret that could make or break one relationship. But which one will it be? His relationship with Callie? Or his romantic entanglement with Riley?"
Lately, I have been in a book rut. All I wanted to read was a quick love story, but I had none in my library and no money in my wallet. Seriously, that thing laughed when I opened it. But thanks to my good friend, Lauren Hammond, my appetite was satisfied.
I will forever raise praises for Lauren’s writing. It’s brilliant. And her novella He Loves Me… He Loves You Not… was no exception. If you want to just sit down for a couple hours with a steamy read, listen up! You will fall quickly in love with Henry and wish you were Riley. Those two together… turn up the AC!
Riley is in love and having an affair with school hottie, Henry. Henry also loves Riley, but won’t break up with his long time girlfriend, Callie. It’s one big mess for Riley and she is breaking apart. All she wants to do is scream and shout at Henry that she is absolutely in love with him. But she lets it eat at her; lets him call the shots. She keeps it all a secret, even from her best friend. I got a bit perturbed with Riley at some points. She let a boy get the best of her, but I thought it over and realized that this is what happens. This is the other woman’s side. She truly loves Henry, more than anything. I can relate. If this was me and my boyfriend, I would act the same exact way.
Now, Henry. Oh my my my. He will forever be a favorite of mine. In the beginning you see him as a jerk that has to be using this poor girl and playing with her emotions. As you read, you learn things about him and you open your heart. It makes you want a risky, forbidden romance. It’s hot.
HLMHLYN is a quick, easy read. Grab a glass of sweet tea, curl up in your favorite chair, and shush anyone that comes near. You’ll be very happy.
This novella is pretty steamy, so I will give a rating of PG-13. Mature audience. Use your own judgment. I love HLMHLYN. I love Lauren Hammond. Check out everything she ever touches!
All while reading, this song played in my head. Enjoy.