Review: Losing It #3.5, Seeking Her by Cora Carmack

17873497Blurb from Goodreads

A few months after being honorably discharged from the military, Jackson Hunt is still struggling to adjust back to the real world. He needs to get a job and find a sense of normalcy if he’s going to keep his own demons at bay. The job that falls into his lap, though, is anything but normal.

Bodyguard (and baby-sitter) to spoiled-rich-girl Kelsey Summers isn’t exactly what he’d been looking for, but it’s a chance to travel, to get away from the home that has felt stifling ever since his return. It would be a pretty sweet gig if it weren’t for the fact that Kelsey’s father doesn’t want Kelsey to know she’s being followed. Hunt feels guilty (and a little bit creepy) as he watches her from afar. She’s vibrant and infuriating, exciting and reckless, mysterious and familiar. When he sees her falling into the same patterns that he suffered years ago, he decides it’s time to stop watching and help her instead. But getting to know her is more difficult than he thought, especially because the more he knows her, the more he wants her.

Kindle Edition, 160 pages
Published January 28th 2014 by William Morrow Impulse
edition language: English
series: Losing It
genre: Contemporary, Romance, New Adult
My Thoughts
As Finding It novella, I didn’t remember much about Jackson and Kelsey original story. And the fact that it was my least favorite of the series made me didn’t care much about them. On the other hand, I remember that I was quite curious of Jackson POV. So when I knew that this novella is a glimpse from his POV I didn’t hesitate to read it.

I’m glad he told his POV long before Kelsey told hers in Finding It. So I didn’t feel like I read the same story twice. First part of the novella is purely new scenes. They weren’t in Finding It. I think it’s a good think as I also got a bit about Jackson past.

However I was also bored. Knowing what he has to do for Kelsey’s father and the similar things that Kelsey does, made it quite boring while the second half, the part that I thought will be boring since I’ve already known it from Kelsey’s POV was more interesting. It was just so weird, if you ask my opinion. But maybe it was just because that was the part where they interact with each other. Hence there are conversation and all between them.

After 3 books and 2 novellas, I still think that Faking It is my favorite. And I think it’s time for Max and Cade to have their novella, as Bliss and Garret and Jackson and Kelsey have already had their own novellas.

Result: 2.5 out of 5 stars

Review: One Week Girlfriend #3.5, Drew + Fable Forever by Monica Murphy

18733803Blurb from Goodreads

Fantasy. How I ended up with NFL player Drew Callahan, the guy every woman wants, is beyond my wildest dreams. All I know is that once he chose me as his one and only, I sure wasn’t looking back. I had past wounds and he showed patience and concern—even taking responsibility for my messed-up kid brother. Now, once again, he’s found a way to blow my mind: an exotic wedding and honeymoon miles and miles away from home. What else could a girl ever ask for?

Reality. Now the honeymoon’s over. Drew’s football schedule takes him on the road constantly, while I need to stay put and look after my brother until he finishes high school—because God knows our sorry excuse for a mother won’t. I know Drew loves me with all his heart, and I’ll always be over the moon about him. This just isn’t how I imagined our life as newlyweds . . . dealing with the distance, missing him all the time. But we’ve gone through hard times before. We can get through this, too, right? We’re Drew and Fable, together forever. At least I hope so. . . .

Kindle Edition, 130 pages
Published January 14th 2014 by Bantam
edition language: English
series: One Week Girlfriend
genre: Contemporary, Romance, New Adult
My Thoughts
As much as I loved Drew and Fable story and felt like I want more of them, I couldn’t enjoy this novella the way I enjoyed One Week Girlfriend and Second Chance Boyfriend. At the same time I think it’s a good bridge between Drew & Fable story and Owen story as we can see Owen grows up and become more mature than when I first met him.
The main reason why I didn’t enjoy it as much as I thought before is because it’s too sweet for my taste. Fable and Drew are constantly telling each other how they love and can’t live without each other made me rolled me eyes a couple times. Don’t get me wrong, I love their lovey dovey feeling but it was just too much for my preference. Thank goodness there are also (a bit) drama in their relationship which made the story more interesting to me.
Result: 2.5 out of 5 stars