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Addicted to You (Addicted #1)
Release Date: 07/01/13
Summary from Goodreads:
No one would suspect shy Lily Calloway’s biggest secret. While everyone is dancing at college bars, Lily stays in the bathroom. To get laid. Her compulsion leads her to one-night stands, steamy hookups and events she shamefully regrets. The only person who knows her secret happens to have one of his own.
Loren Hale’s best friend is his bottle of bourbon. Lily comes at a close second. For three years, they’ve pretended to be in a real relationship, hiding their addictions from their families. They’ve mastered the art of concealing flasks and random guys that filter in and out of their apartment.
But when they go on a family boat trip, surrounded by open seas and limited male bodies in sight, Lily’s confronted with a big fear. Only one guy onboard can fill her addiction, and she’s sworn off going there with Loren Hale ever again.
Now the only person who can truly help her can barely help himself.
**This is a New Adult book recommended for readers 18 and up**
5 of 5 Addicted To You
THIS BOOK IS SO EFFING INCREDIBLE! I mean INCREDIBLE!!!!!!!!!!! I just could not get enough of this book. Lord I first want to thank Krista and Becca for writing about two issues that are very prevalent in young adult girls and guys lives. I mean no one talks about girls being addicted to sex. If a girl has an addiction to sex she is known as a whore or a slut but when a guy has an addiction to sex he is considered a champ and that right there is not fair nor is it true. Whether you are a guy or a girl if you are addicted to sex you need help period. It is not healthy for you mentally or physically because you can scratch an itch but it always comes back. The other issue they deal with is alcoholism. In college so many teens drink themselves into oblivion that they do and say things they don't remember and can hurt themselves.
Lily and Loren have been best friends forever. They do everything together and they even keep each others secrets. See one of them is addicted to alcohol and the other is addicted to sex. Oh and yes they have been lying and keeping their secret from their families by pretending to be a couple. They have been in a relationship for three years. Only it is not real because one of them does hook ups and sleeps around and watches porn just to fall asleep and the other drinks themselves into oblivion. They get so drunk they have to be carried home and watched just so they won't get hurt. The two of them are each other's crutch. They love each other and hide each other's addictions from others.
But what happens when you go on a boating trip with the family and there is no one to sleep with or not enough alcohol to numb the pain? Lily and Loren go on a boating trip and on that trip it changes things between them. They will discover that there is more to their addictions and their love that they have noticed. Will they fall in love? Will they ruin each other? This is a must read book for everyone! I love how the book follows through their addictions and what happens in the after math of the addictions being uncovered.
While I was reading this book like I often do I listened to this one song on repeat and it fits one of the characters to a "T" I won't say which one well except that it is the one who has a sex addiction but listen to this song while reading this book and then come back and comment and let me know what you think. The song is Bad by Wale Ft. Tiara Thomas http://youtu.be/0TIIu9CERgI
Becca Ritchie is a carnivore of pop culture, television, film and of course YA and NA books. While in college, she worked at The CW television network and put her vampiric knowledge to good use, blogging about hit series and swooning over actors’ abs. When she’s not blogging, she writes novels and has teamed up with her twin sister for their New Adult novel ADDICTED TO YOU. Available July of 2013.
Krista Ritchie is the mind behind popular trading website YA Book Exchange and created Nawanda Files, a book blog that also features books into movies news. When not pouring over entertainment news and the newest releases, she spends her time conducting research in a genetics lab. She’s happy to join forces with her sister, harnessing their twin powers to produce the first in a New Adult series.
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