Thursday, December 3, 2015

To Love Jason Thorn release and review!!

Title: To Love Jason Thorn
Author: Ella Maise
Release Date: Dec 3, 2015
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Jason Thorn… My brother’s childhood friend.
Oh, how stupidly in love with that boy I was. He was the first boy that made me blush, my first official crush. Sounds beautiful so far, right? That excitement that bubbles up inside you, those famous butterflies you feel for the very first time—he was the reason for them all. But, you only get to live in that fairytale world until they crush your hopes and dreams and then stomp on your heart for good measure. And boy did he crush my little heart into pieces.
After the stomping part he became the boy I did my best to stay away from—and let me tell you, it was pretty hard to do when he slept in the room right across from mine.
When tragedy struck his family and they moved away, I was ready to forget he ever existed.
Now he is a movie star, the one who makes women of all ages go into a screaming frenzy, the one who makes everyone swoon with that dimpled smile of his. Do you think that’s dreamy? I certainly don’t think so. How about me coming face to face with him? Nope still not dreamy. Not when I can’t even manage to look him in the eye.
Me? I’m Olive, a new writer. Actually, I’m THE writer of the book that inspired the movie he is about to star in on the big screen. As of late, I am also referred to as the oh-so-very-lucky girl who is about to become the wife of Jason Thorn.
Maybe you’re thinking yet again that this is all so dreamy? Nope, nothing dreamy going on here. Not even close.
Her gaze dropped down to my chest and her eyes slightly widened as if she was just realizing there was a half-naked man right in front of her. When her eyes started to trail lower, my skin prickled and I had to fight with my body to not react to her beautiful wandering eyes. “I…I should take a shower first so I’ll just…” Her eyes jumped between my eyes and collarbone. “I’ll head to the other room and grab…my things. I’ll be right back.” She patted my arm and ran away.
Chuckling, I got into bed.
Twenty minutes had passed when she finally put her knee on the right side of the bed and climbed up next to me. There was too much space between our bodies for us to ever come in contact, but instead of lying on the very edge of the bed like I was doing, she quietly got under the covers and settled in the middle.
I tensed.
Maybe she just wanted to lay in the middle so we could share the covers without having to pull on them? Or maybe she was a turner, and to avoid tumbling down, she needed to fall asleep far away from the edge? Either way, I would stay on my side so it was okay.
Everything would be fine.
Another ten minutes passed and thanks to Olive’s tossing and turning, I was still wide awake.
Every single time she turned, moved, fluffed her pillow, or quietly sighed, my body got a reminder of her presence and of course acted accordingly. Hell, even her breathing was starting to get to me.
Groaning, I turned to my right to see her back facing me.
“Jas—” she started to whisper, but before she could finish my name, I reached out, splayed my hand on her stomach—thank god she was at least wearing something—and pulled her back against my chest.
She gasped and her body stilled. For a moment, I didn’t know what I should do with my hand, but then I decided to rest my palm on the bed, still keeping my arm against her stomach, caging her in. At least this way she would stop tossing and turning and we would finally go to sleep.
“Jason? Are you sleeping?” she whispered, not turning her head.
“What do you think?” I muttered.
“Sorry. I can leave if you want—”
My chest still cushioning her back, I pulled my hips a few inches back—just to make sure she wouldn’t feel anything she wasn’t supposed to feel—and gave her body a gentle tug with my arm.
“Go to sleep, Olive.”
“Oh, okay,” she murmured.
A few minutes later, just when I was about to fall asleep, she started to wiggle her bottom. The little minx managed to rest her ass right above my dick. One wrong move and my already raging dick would have been resting right against her round, shapely ass—not that I had spent much time looking at it…
While her breathing had deepened shortly after she’d made sure her ass was perfectly placed to torture me, it took me hours to fall asleep, battling with the urge to move forward, just a few inches, just to let my dick cop a feel.

My 5 star review of To Love Jason Thorn

this is my first Ella book, and certainly not my last- i absolutely loved it and everything about it. Older brother's friend crush stories are always good. And this one was GREAT. it had the element of surprise, and entertained the hell out of me, from start to finish. It was sexy where it needed to be, and sentimental when it wasn't sexy. And i fell in love with Olive and Jason!!

Olive Taylor met Jason Thorn when she was just six years old and he became friends with Olive's older brother, and she fell in love. He calls her little one- which is just so endearing, and she ends up harboring the crush into her teenage years. When a texting experiment goes wrong- her heart is shattered and she believes that Jason really wanted to crush her to stay away from him for good. Many years later- Olive is an adult, and she wrote a book that is being turned into a movie and auditioning roles for leading men to play her Isaac- the hero of her story. Which happens to be based loosely on Jason Thorn. But she doesn't know the studio wants Jason, in the flesh to audition- since he is a big Hollywood actor now. 

Jason Thorn came from a bit of a troubled home and when he was young- he always hung out with the Taylors- because he wanted to feel like he was part of a family- and Olive's mother was a wonderful person. He felt wanted for a long time when he was with them. Something he never had in his own home. A tragedy happens and Jason is forced to move from his childhood home and his surrogate family, promising to keep in touch- but never really does. Now he is a big movie star- and he finally sees Olive again, and she isn't the little one he remembers. 

I really loved this book. I think the new genre of Heroine's brother's best friend is my new favorite, because it was full of sexy banter, and hot scenes. I loved how kind and sweet Jason was to Olive as a child, he always paid attention to her- even though she thought he didn't like her. There is all kinds of swoony moments, and the romance is just enmeshed into all the scenes, tangled up in all the right places. 

I can't wait for more from this author, and I am glad to have read such a wonderful story!

I'm an avid reader. Therefore, a big dreamer. I love nothing more than to escape real life to find those very few magical moments in a book. I love how it has the power of stealing your worries away, putting a smile on your face, and of course sometimes making you crush on fictional characters. If I can manage to do even one of those things for a reader, I will be a happy writer.

I can't even begin to describe how exciting it is to give life to new characters and fall for them. It's a different kind of addiction I'm determined to keep alive.

I'm still searching for my own happy ending. Until that happens, I'll live vicariously through my own characters.

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