Casual flings are the only way to go.
Everyone you trust eventually leaves.
Falling in love is for anyone, but her.
What else would she say when all she knows is loss and abandonment? Sawyer Sterling learned too young that depending on anyone else will get her nothing but heartache in the end. Never shying away from outwardly showing her love, she struggles accepting it herself. Stubbornly, she vows to never risk her heart.
Dealing with revelations she never saw coming, her impulse is to distance herself from emotional entanglements. When her past collides with her present, can Jared Keller help prove to her just how wrong her assumptions are? He is the exception to her argument that everyone leaves. Will she ever see him as something she deserves?
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Reviewed by Ashley 4.5 out of 5 Stars!
Sawyer Sterling is a very independent and driven person. She has a very sad past which leads her to keep everyone at arm’s length. The only people who have been constants in her life are her best friend Sarah, and her childhood friend Jared Keller. When she and Jared cross the line of being friends to sleeping together, Sawyer has reevaluate herself if she can be the person that Jared deserves. She starts on a journey that reveals more about her past, which leads to her asking more questions about the person she really is. I could really connect with Sawyer’s internal conflict as to whether she could be the person that so many have told her she is.
I have to say, if I could find a Jared Keller in real life, I would be all over that! Jared was so incredibly patient with Sawyer as she dealt with her own insecurities and past. I mean he even gave her space when she needed it to get herself together, and encouraged her to get the answers to all of her questions even if he couldn’t be there for her.
I would give this book 4.5 out of 5 stars. It was such an emotional journey into Sawyers past to help her discover who she is capable of being. I highly suggest this read!
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author with six books out and many more to come. She was born and raised in Alexandria, Virginia. Ever the mild-mannered citizen, Carey spends her days working in the world of finance, and at night, she retreats into the lives of her fictional characters. Supporting her all the way are her husband, three sometimes-adorable children, and their nine-pound attack Yorkie.