Friday, July 18, 2014

Blog Tour: Excerpt, Review, and Giveaway for Let Me Love You by Megan Smith

I'm very excited to share an excerpt and my review for Let Me Love You today.  I don't think my review does the book justice.  You will really need to check it out for yourself to see why I liked it so much.  There's a giveaway to win e-copies of the book at the bottom of the post, so don't forget to enter!



Jaylinn McCormick is determined to forget that one terrifying night which left her feeling broken and tainted. There is one person who can make her whole again… but he is hell bent on keeping her at arm’s length. She has loved him her entire life but can she wait for him to step up to the plate?

Cooper Cahill has loved Jaylinn for years. He wants nothing more than to put all her pieces back together but he deems himself unworthy. Choosing between his baseball career and Jaylinn has him feeling lost. Does he have what it takes to put Jaylinn’s heart back together again?

When their paths cross will they intersect or blindly pass each other by?

Will their lives take them in different directions?

(Let Me Love You is the fourth novel in the Love Series)

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“Yo man, have you seen Jay?” I ask Eli who came to the party with us.
He shakes his head, “Last I saw she was sitting on the couch over there with Kevin.”
My stomach drops. Kevin’s the campus drug dealer. He used to be a tight end for the football team in our freshman year at college but was kicked off the team after drugs were found in his dorm. He’s from New Jersey too, but he lived up north and actually went to high school with Eli in Hoboken. Eli said he used to be really popular until he started hanging out with the wrong crowd.
I drop my arm from around Courtney, the girl I was planning on taking home, and go to try and find Jaylinn. Fuck, I knew I shouldn’t have brought her with me but I couldn’t tell her no. All that girl has to do is bat her eye lashes and I’d cave.
I search the whole downstairs of the frat house for her and Kevin but they are nowhere to be seen. Panic starts to set in, chilling me to the bone. I race up the stairs, three on the right, three on the left and one straight back. The first door opens and some guy is standing there that I don’t recognize, pulling a shirt over his head. I check the bed to make sure Jaylinn isn’t there. I do this to the next five doors; all were opened and occupied but Jaylinn wasn’t in any of them. I get to the last door on the left; it’s dark so I reach around the wall for a light switch. I flick it on and the room is empty.
“Where the fuck is she?” I roar.
I slam the door shut and stamp to the last door. My heart rate spikes causing a swooshing sound in my ears, my body shakes with rage. I turn the door knob, it’s locked. I bang on it, “Jaylinn,” Nothing, complete silence.
Something isn’t right. My stomach knots and I try banging on the door a few times, hoping someone is just passed out and can’t hear me. After a minute I can’t take it anymore and I ram my shoulder into the door. Once, twice, and finally it gives way.
My heart stops, I can’t breathe and my vision blurs.


★★★★ 1/2 stars

Let Me Love You by Megan Smith is the fourth book in this series, the first book in this series that I've read, and the first book by Megan Smith I've read.  I can tell you right now, it's not going to be my last.  Even not knowing what happened in the previous three books, I was able to keep track of the characters and fall in love with all of them.  I am really going to have to go back and read the previous three books

Here's what I'm really impressed with.  Megan Smith managed to capture my attention from the first page. Plus she managed to set up what's going to be her next book.  That's brilliant!  I love how the issue Jaylinn is dealing with was faced.  Since I don't know if you've read this book or the others I don't want to give too much away.  

I was a little confused about Cooper and Jaylinn's relationship status, but once things were made clear, I really wanted to grab both of them and lock them in a room together so they could figure it out.  I also loved the support system they each had.  Granted Cooper and Jaylinn have an extra special bond, but I'm totally jealous of the close relationships they have with their siblings and their spouses, many who just happen to be best friends.  

I'm so glad I got a chance to read this book and discover this series.  Let Me Love You packs an emotional punch and has characters you will love and not want to let go of.  I'm off to get more of Hailey and Mason, Mackenzie and Hunter, and Chloe and Jackson, plus all of their adorable kids.  If you haven't met them yet, you should.

*A copy was provided by the author in return for an honest review.  All opinions are my own and I was not compensated in any manner.*


USA TODAY bestselling author Megan Smith is a New Jersey native managing purchasing for an award-winning business IT and software development firm - and by night creating the memorable characters her fans have grown to adore. Smith's The Love Series introduces readers to MacKenzie Cahill - a hopeful young woman who experiences adversity, challenges and the bittersweet triumph of true, authentic love.

Smith is a wife and mother, who makes time for her family, professional life and the creation of the Cahill's world. Fans of The Love Series - Trying Not To Love You, Easy To Love You, Hard To Love You - are captivated by relationships, special bonds and family ties pervasive in Smith's emotional, energized and engaging work. Smith is also the author of the 2014 releases, Let Me Love You - continuations of The Love Series, Finding Us (Finding Series) and a few top secret projects.

Books available now: 
The Love Series
"Trying Not To Love You"
"Easy To Love You"
"Hard To Love You"

Finding Series
"Finding Us"

Coming Soon...
Let Me Love You
Finding Ours
Finding Happiness




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