Monday, 29 February 2016

Standing the test of time (Sasha Clinton's You're Still the One)


You’re Still The One

Author: Sasha Clinton
Genre: Contemporary Romance

One love. One man. Two chances.
Ashley has her life sorted out. After a painful divorce, she has now rebuilt her life as an editor. She is happy with her life—until her ex-husband Andrew walks into it, opening up the deep scars that even time has failed to heal.
He’s gorgeous, funny and as utterly tempting as he was seven years ago. Plus, being the editor for his new book, she cannot avoid him. But Andrew has his own issues lingering from the past.
Bound together by work, every breath they take draws them closer, into the same hopeless, passionate love that they once shared...

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My Review

'Love conquers all'... How we wish that would be true, isn't it? But it isn't.

It has happened so often that I would read a happy ending in a book, or watch a 'happily ever after' conclusion to a movie, and I am thinking - 'Good, but how can they continue to be happy? They have so much going against them.'

Sasha Clinton's You're still the one starts with a lovely love story of young love. One that should conquer all in an ideal world. Then it goes on to the not-so-ideal facts of life. Even best of intentions and deepest of feelings can, at times, not protect against the harsh trials that life throws in our way.

Ashley and Andrew had love and they lost it. They meet again.

With many mistakes and disenchantments in their past, their coming together again makes for a good story.

Certain portions of the story seem to be a little hurried, or too-conveniently coincidental. But the emotions keep the story interesting.

You're Still The One is an enjoyable read, to relish the coming together of love and maturity.


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I received a free copy of this book in exchange for an honest review

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About the Author

Sasha Clinton discovered romance novels at the age of thirteen and has been addicted to the genre ever since. After getting a degree in Chemical Engineering and realizing that there was no way she could ever be an engineer, she decided to follow her passion and write romance novels. Sasha has lived in New Delhi, Melbourne, Manchester and Boston and continues to move frequently. But wherever she is, she’s hard at work on her next book.


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Excerpt

“How're you going to get home?” he asked. Worrying about her didn’t count as love, right?

“Don't worry about it. I'll use Uber. That's how I got here.” She clicked the app on her phone.

“I'll drop you.” he offered.

She narrowed her eyes into slits. “You and I live nowhere near each other.”

“That doesn't mean I can't drop you home.”

She moved her attention away from her phone. “Why should you? You don't need to be courteous to me, Andrew. I'm nobody to you. We've established that.”

“We might not be on the best of terms, but I'm still worried for you. I shouldn't be, but I am. I worry about whether you’ll get home safely. I worry about how you'll feel when you get home. I worry about whether you'll cry when you get home. It's useless when I can't do anything about any of those things. I don't love you, Ashley, no, and I don't want anything romantic or sexual with you. I don't even want to see you after today. I just want to be able to worry about you and take you home tonight.”

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