Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Blog Tour/Review: #Starstruck by Sariah Wilson




#Starstruck by Sariah Wilson

“You’ve done better.”

With one uncharacteristically sassy tweet to her longtime celebrity crush, Zoe Miller’s life turns upside down. Ultrahot A-lister Chase Covington doesn’t just respond to Zoe’s tweet, he does the unthinkable: he messages Zoe directly. Now she must decide between walking away or meeting her crush in person.

Chase knows better than to trust anyone from the Internet, but Zoe’s saucy challenge has totally caught his interest—and her girl-next-door personality is keeping it. He’s been burned enough to know he needs to keep his heart close. But his feelings for Zoe might be a lot more than just an online flirtation. He just has to convince her…

When the press gets wind of Zoe and Chase’s secret relationship, their romance turns into tabloid headlines. Will they be able to hold on to their Hollywood love story?


What a fun read! Zoe starts tweeting her celebrity crush, Chase Covington, and he actually responds! She's able to meet him in person and then life gets crazy. What regular girl wouldn't want a hunky star to notice her and want to get to know her better? It's not all smooth sailing, though, and there are obstacles for them to overcome. Zoe keeps her relationship a secret from her family and best friend. She believes her reasons are sound, but it's only a matter of time before the drama kicks in.

Zoe and Chase are both likable and easy to cheer on. And their chemistry is amazing! Once I picked this one up, I could not put it down until I finished it. There are great secondary characters that added to the story. I also loved how the author incorporated tweets and texts.

I would consider this steamy clean. There's some innuendo and kissing and the topic of sex is discussed quite a bit. I would recommend it to other women but won't be giving it to my teenage daughter. I've read and enjoyed other books by Sariah Wilson and this one reminds me why I need to read them all!

My Rating=5 Stars
Source: I receive a complimentary copy from I Am a Reader, which did not affect my review in any way

EXCERPT

A few beats passed before he said, “I make you nervous, don’t I?”

Uh, understatement of the year. But his movie star ego didn’t need to hear it. “I’m…I’m not nervous.”

He started moving fractionally closer to me, one small movement with each loud, slow thud of my heart. “I don’t normally make girls nervous. Excited, yes. Overwhelmed. Shocked. Up for anything, usually. But not nervous.” This time he did touch me, his fingers tucking back some stray hairs behind my ears. I closed my eyes and dragged in a sharp breath. All those sensations…I totally got the overwhelmed reaction. And the excited and shocked thing.

And possibly even the up for anything impulse.

I opened my eyes and tried to deny it, but now Chase stood directly in front of me, his heat warming me, pulling me in. He put his hands against the counter, on either side of me.

He’d trapped me.

“I think I know why I make you nervous.”

“I told you, I’m not nervous.”

A playful smile lit up his entire face. “Like I said, you’re a terrible liar.” He focused his gaze on my lips. His head ducked down toward mine. We were almost touching. So close, but not enough. I put my right hand on his chest, but whether it was to stop him or pull him closer, I didn’t know.

It was like a scene out of my favorite movie, complete with my favorite movie star.

His lips hovered above mine, his slow, steady breaths a huge contrast to my short, shallow ones as they washed over my face. “Zoe.” Chase whispered my name, and it sounded both like a question and a promise. It made my knees buckle, my stomach tighten and my pulse explode.



Author Sariah Wilson

Bestselling author Sariah Wilson has never jumped out of an airplane or climbed Mount Everest, and she is not a former CIA operative. She has, however, been madly, passionately in love with her soul mate and is a fervent believer in happily ever afters—which is why she writes romances like The Royals of Monterra series. After growing up in Southern California as the oldest of nine (yes, nine) children, she graduated from Brigham Young University with a semiuseless degree in history. She currently lives with the aforementioned soul mate and their four children in Utah, along with three tiger barb fish, a cat named Tiger, and a recently departed hamster who is buried in the backyard (and has nothing at all to do with tigers).


Blog Tour Schedule

January 22nd
I Am A Reader - Review
BookHounds - Spotlight
Margay Leah Justice - Spotlight
Stacking My Book Shelves! - Spotlight

January 23rd
books are love - Spotlight
the Teeny Tiny à Tout Faire - Spotlight

January 24th
Queen of All She Reads - Spotlight
A Writer's Life - Spotlight
Books and tea - Review

January 25th
The Rustic Reading Gal - Spotlight
CBY Book Club - Spotlight
Diana's Book Reviews - Spotlight

January 28th
The Avid Reader - Spotlight

January 29th
Paulette's Papers - Spotlight
Wishful Endings - Spotlight
Kindle and Me - Review

January 30th
Kerrific Online - Spotlight
Bookworm Lisa - Spotlight
Joy in the Moments - Review

January 31st
Among the Reads - Review
The Book Drealms - Review
Mel's Shelves - Review

February 1st
Stacy Juba's Characters at a Crossroads - Spotlight
A Leisure Moment - Review
Mom With a Reading Problem - Review

February 2nd
Books Are Sanity!!! - Review
Mylissa's Reviews and Book Thoughts - Review
Coffee Addicts Books - Spotlight



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1 comments:

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