Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Waiting on Wednesday : Love Story

Waiting on Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Jill at Breaking The Spine. It features a blogger's most anticipated books. This week, my pick is Love Story by Jennifer Echols.


Erin Blackwell is headed to college in New York City to study creative writing and earn a living as a romance novelist. Her grandmother has other plans: she approves of the college, but she wants Erin to major in business and then come back home to Kentucky to run the family’s famous racehorse farm. There is no way Erin will agree. Studying in New York and writing her way into a career is her escape from the farm and the family tragedy that happened there. So Erin’s grandmother decides Erin really will live life as a starving artist. She takes Erin’s future job running the farm, her inheritance, even her college tuition, and gives them all to Hunter Allen.

Hunter has lived on the farm for years. He’s Erin’s age, he’s the stable boy, and he’s the romantic dream of every girl in her high school. But he was involved in the family tragedy. Erin has always given him a wide berth. And he’s a slick opportunist. She’s furious that he fooled her grandmother into giving him Erin’s birthright and sending him to Erin’s college.

At least she’s free of him in her creative writing class. So she pens a story that has haunted her lately, in which the horse farm heiress at the very first Kentucky Derby starts a forbidden affair with the lowly stable boy. Unfortunately for her, the day she’s sharing this story with her New York classmates, Hunter walks in. He’s switching to her class. And after reading about himself in Erin’s story, he writes his own sexy assignments that lure Erin into dangerous fantasies about what could have been between them, and what might be.

Why I Can't Wait: Are you kidding me? I'm a huge Jennifer Echols fan! I mean, I created the Jennifer Echol's Fan Club on Goodreads. Love Story sounds like one of those great books that'll have you grinning from ear to ear. I haven't even read the story and am already swooning all over it. Seriously, July cannot get here fast enough!

Release date: July 19th, 2011

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  1. This is on my list too! I can't wait for it! :)

  2. I know I'm not doing too well when I read July as Julie -face palm-. But I am most certainly not surprised to see this on your Waiting on Wednesday you fan girl you. This sounds really cute but that grandmother is a :X.

    My Wow

  3. I posted this for my WOW too! I love her writing and can't wait to read it!!! Gonna have to take a look at your group now!

  4. I haven't read any of her books, but I so want to now! Adding this to my wishlist.

    Hope you get a chance to stop by Gone with the Words and check out what I'm Waiting On! :)

  5. I love Jennifer Echols' books and can't wait to read this one!

  6. @Sandy- LOL!!! You know me too, too well. ;)

    UUUGGGGHHH. I want to read this now :(

  7. Wow this looks good! And Jennifer Echols always writes cute stories.

  8. I haven't read anything by Jennifer Echols but I definitely want to !! Her books seem awesome !! =) Great pick ;)

  9. These are really very great Love Stories. I really appreciated your site and the variety and style of love stories.

  10. I'm a huge Jennifer Echols fan as well, so this one is very high on my wishlist. Now only if July could get here faster... :)


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