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One month. Two rivals. A plot twist they didn't see coming....
Nora is a cut-throat literary agent at the top of her game. Her whole life is books.
Charlie is an editor with a gift for creating best sellers. And he's Nora's work nemesis.
Nora has been through enough break-ups to know she's the woman men date before they find their happy-ever-after. That's why Nora's sister has persuaded her to swap her desk in the city for a month's holiday in Sunshine Falls, North Carolina. It's a small town straight out of a romance novel, but instead of meeting sexy lumberjacks, handsome doctors or cute bartenders, Nora keeps bumping into...Charlie.
She's no heroine. He's no hero. So can they take a page out of an entirely different book?
Set over one sizzling August, Book Lovers is the new chemistry-filled 'rivals to lovers' rom-com from New York Times number one best seller Emily Henry.
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Détails sur le produit
|Durée||11 heures et 23 minutes|
|Date de publication sur Audible.fr||03 mai 2022|
|Type de programme||Livre audio|
|Classement des meilleures ventes d'Amazon|| 3,988 en Livres et œuvres originales Audible (Voir les 100 premiers en Livres et œuvres originales Audible) |
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12,983 en Romance et littérature sentimentale
13,438 en Anglais
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As expected, a beautifully written story with crystal clear descriptions that arent ridiculously flowery (thankfully) nor are they overused (she let out the breath she didn't know she was holding... Am I right?). As you can imagine, I'm not a big fan of long descriptions. I like action and lively diologue. But here Emily gives us LOL and heart breaking actions, superb diologue and descriptions that you've never read before and you wonder "how have these words never been used to describe this situation/characters/story before by another author?!".
Emily was good before. But here she's a genius! A master of her craft! Someone to aspire to be like (or just become friends with). She doesn't need to get any better than this, but if she does, that would be a lottery winning ticket to us readers/her bank account and all the people behind the scenes that make this happen and get paid to do so. Apologies for all the rambling. I'm just so in love with this book/these characters/the tears she made me cry/the HEA!
You probably read the blurb already, so now just jump right in. THIS is what 80% of the books should be like but aren't. Emily is magic!
Having said all this, I have a small warning for you (regarding the content): one of the characters suffers from Parentification (if you are a new mom you may have come across this on IG or else you may identify with this character and understand why you behave the way that you do). I'm not going to explain this here as I'm not a therapist and it's not my place (but I would suggest a quick search to understand it). Some people may find it slightly (psychologically) triggering. It is beautifully done and not just a gimmick.
Now buy it, stay up late reading it, cry over it and thank Emily later :)
Admittedly, I struggled to warm to Nora in the opening chapters, and found those same chapters a little slow going. But from the second the sisters arrived in Sunshine Falls, I really warmed to her. By chapter nine I was totally invested and beginning to understand why Nora had become the woman she was now. Nora has lived her life putting herself last. It was heartbreaking reading about how she had been compartmentalising her feelings for so long.
I loved Charlie. In many ways he's like me. A stranger in his own family. He has the same dry sense of humour as Nora (and myself), and I found myself rooting for them almost immediately. Their banter was top tier: simultaneously hilarious with wicked sharp retorts but also hot as sin; and it always felt authentic (I have entire pages annotated). The chemistry was incredible. This is slow burn, enemies-to-lovers/soulmates done right. But more than that, this is a story of self-acceptance, and of sisterhood. I probably cried non-stop for the final ten chapters. That, for me, is the sign of a great book. Book Lovers is a story of two of them trying to find that perfect last page.
My first book by this author, I will definitely be catching up on Emily Henry's previous books!
Overall Rating: ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
Heat Rating: 🔥🔥 and a half
Emotional Rating: 😂😂🥰😍💔💔😢😢
*Thanks to NetGalley for the opportunity to leave an honest review*
There is a real bond between Nora and her sister which was endearing to read. I don’t have a sister but it made me wish I had one with how close these two are. Both sisters are very different in terms of what they want out of life and there are some ups and downs on their trip. Charlie makes a great love interest and boy, do things get more than a bit hot under the collar! The sparks between the two were leaping from the pages!
Book Lovers was a fun, charming and heartfelt read that had me wholly engaged. It’s light-hearted with some meaningful parts as well as plenty of zest. The title couldn’t be anymore suited as book lovers of this genre will adore the whole storyline. Can’t believe that this is my first book by the author and will definitely be checking out her others.
Once I got passed the first few chapters there was nothing I didn’t love about this story. As soon as Nora and Libby went on their travels, I found myself hooked and not wanting to put my kindle down. The characters, the settings, the storyline and all the different emotions that this story brought out in me are fabulous. I enjoyed it so much that I’ve already messaged some friends to grab this book and read it for themselves.
To me, I felt that this book followed two separate but interconnecting storylines. The first being the relationship between Nora and her sister Libby. The other being Nora’s role in the literary world which also relates to Charlie. Both I absolutely loved.
In many ways I envy the relationship that Nora and Libby share. Although they have experienced much heartache together, I loved how they are there for each other through the good times and the bad. Nora tries her very best to be everything to Libby. However, even with the best of intentions mistakes are made and there are errors of judgement, so for me the message about honesty and communication throughout this story was loud and clear. I adore their friendship. They made me laugh out loud so many times throughout this narrative, and they made me cry once or twice too.
Nora and Charlie’s interactions are a highlight of this story. I laughed, smiled and swooned constantly throughout this narrative. They truly are perfect for each other. I loved how easily they trusted and fell in love with each other. Their scenes together are incredible, and I’m certain you will feel the same way too.
I highly recommend Book Lovers to you to read. This story is filled with banter, humour and fun scenes - which I loved. There are also some more serious aspects to this story that I found to be emotional and thought-provoking. I award Book Lovers 5 stars. I can’t sing this story’s praises enough.
Henry writes beautifully about how life changes, never to be the same again; accepting the pain of that and embracing the hope of new memories and exciting adventures. At the heart of it all, is the bonds of family and what makes home, home.
Furthermore, the characterisation of Nora was impeccable. She’s a workaholic, struggles to become emotionally attached (in all of her ex-boyfriends opinions) and cares more for pragmatism instead of whimsical romance. Henry takes character traits typically reserved for a villain in the romance genre, and gives them the limelight in a very refreshing and satisfying spin.
As for the romance… Charlie and Nora’s chemistry sizzled off the page. They illustrated a very believable portrayal of an initial liking filled with banter and flirtation, into kindred spirits and love. They intellectually challenged each other and emotionally unravelled and supported the other, all of which provided fluffy feels, so many laughs and made me smile like the Cheshire Cat lord knows how many times. You know a romance delivers everything it ought to when the reader is left thinking: where’s MY Charlie Lastra????
All in all, Book Lovers delivers a perfect contemporary romance. It’s a humorous and emotional warm hug of a book. I thoroughly loved it.