Blog Tour: As Long As You Love Me by Ann Aguirre

Posted October 6, 2014 by Katrina @ Bookish Things in Blog Tour, Book Review / 0 Comments

Blog Tour: As Long As You Love Me by Ann Aguirre

I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.

This book may be unsuitable for people under 17 years of age due to its use of sexual content, drug and alcohol use, and/or violence.
Blog Tour: As Long As You Love Me by Ann AguirreAs Long As You Love Me by Ann Aguirre
Series: The 2B Trilogy
Published by Harlequin HQN on 9/30/2014
Genres: Contemporary, New Adult, Romance
Format: eARC
Source: Publisher
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Also in this series: I Want It That Way
Also by this author: I Want It That Way

Most people dream about getting out of Sharon, Nebraska, but after three years away, Lauren Barrett is coming home. There are the justifications she gives to everyone else—missing her family, losing her college scholarship. And then there’s the reason Lauren can’t admit to anyone: Rob Conrad, her best friend’s older brother.

Football prowess and jaw-dropping good looks made Rob a star in high school. Out in the real world, his job and his relationships are going nowhere. He can’t pinpoint exactly what’s missing until Lauren comes back to town, bringing old feelings and new dreams with her. But he’s the guy that women love and leave—not the one who makes them think of forever.

Though she’s terrified of opening up, Lauren’s ready to take that chance. Because the only thing more important than figuring out where you truly belong is finding the person you were meant to be with.

Review

 

I freaking love this trilogy!  Ann Aguirre makes me fall in love with her characters.

I loved getting into Lauren’s head.  We catch glimpses of her drinking and other problems in I Want It That Way.  We find the reason behind those insecurities in this book.  She’s used to playing a role in her life, and finds it hard to open up.  She’s had a massive crush on Rob since she was a teen, and the feelings have never gone away.  I like that she learns to open up some, and wants to get a handle on the issues that she has.  Rob is absolutely adorable.  He’s not dumb like everyone thinks.  He is a perfect gentleman, and absolutely swoonworthy.

I love the sexual tension between Rob and Lauren.  What’s even better about it is that it’s not unknown tension. It’s like they are purposely torturing each other.  Their relationship is sweet, but full of doubt.  They don’t know that they could give themselves over completely.

I also loved seeing the personal growth in all of the characters.  Each person is fighting their own battles, but they seem to find the strength in each other to move forward in their lives.

I can’t wait to see Max’s story, and where that leads him.

 

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Other Books in the 2B Trilogy:

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I Want It That Way

As Long As You Love Me

The Shape Of My Heart (11/25/14)

As Long As You Love Me Blog Tour

October 1

Cocktails and Books-Review Only
Flirty Fiction Blog-Review Only
Inked in Chapters-Review Only
Becca the Bibliophile-Review Only
Closet Geeks and Slow Mo-Review Only
Love. Life. Read.-Review Only
The Books You Read-Review Only
Breathless Ink-Review Only
Movies Shows N Books-Excerpt

October 2

My Book Muse-Review Only
FicWishes-Review Only
Typical Distractions-Review Only
Addicted Souls-Review Only
Book Drunk Blog-Review Only
Gabic Reads-Review Only
Phishbowls Bookshelf-Review Only
Bumbles and Fairy Tales-Review Only
In Between the Pages-Character Interview
The Cover Contessa-Excerpt

October 3

Katie’s Book Blog-Review Only
K.R. Grace-Review Only
Avid Reader Musings-Review Only
Love Us Some Books-Review Only
Book Crushin-Review Only
FMR Book Grind-Review Only
Tarheel Bibliobabe-Review Only
Bitter Sweet Love-Review Only
A Dream Within A Dream-Excerpt
LeAnn’s Book Reviews-Author Interview

October 4

Love Affair with an E-Reader-Review Only
Once Upon A Twilight-Review Only
Between The Lines-Review Only
Between Fantasy & Reality-Review Only
Ramblings From This Chick-Review Only
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October 5

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October 6

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Bookish Things and More-Review Only
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Books Need TLC-Review Only
Making It Happen-Review Only
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Bibliolatry Me-Review Only
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October 7

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Never Judge a Book by it’s Covers-Review Only
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October 9

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Love Affair With Fiction-Review Only
Step Into Fiction-Review Only
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About Ann Aguirre

Ann Aguirre is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling author and RITA winner with a degree in English Literature; before she began writing full time, she was a clown, a clerk, a voice actress, and a savior of stray kittens, not necessarily in that order. She grew up in a yellow house across from a cornfield, but now she lives in sunny Mexico with her husband, children, and various pets. Ann likes books, emo music, action movies, and she writes all kinds of genre fiction for adults and teens, published with Harlequin, Macmillan, and Penguin, among others.

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Katrina @ Bookish Things

About Katrina @ Bookish Things

I’m a mom of two and love to read, listen to music, and rock out at concerts. Sometimes you can find me reading, or writing, in between sets at concerts. I read many genres, and have a TBR mountain.

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