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New Release Review! P.S. IT’S ALWAYS BEEN YOU by Lauren Blakely

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P.S. IT'S ALWAYS BEEN YOU by Lauren Blakely in KU now

by Lauren Blakely
Release Date: April 17th

A sweeping, second chance standalone romance!

I was pretty good at living without regrets until a way too close call during a skydive. Instead of my life flashing before my eyes, I saw one face, one regret that’s been gnawing at me ever since—Presley. The woman I loved madly ten years ago. The woman I had to walk away from.

At first, all I want is to sort out why I can’t get her out of my head. But as soon as I see Presley again, I know I have to win her back at any cost. Brilliant, captivating and utterly beautiful, she’s the one I want.

Fate steps in when we’re asked to pair up to find a treasure in art and antiques. It’s an opportunity I can’t pass up—to uncover a path back to the woman I let get away while we chase down a love story a hundred years in the making.

Trouble is, Presley is tougher now, more wary, and she’s been hurt. By me. So it’s going to take a whole lot more than one hot kiss and a wild adventure together to convince her to give me a second chance.

P.S.10% of all sales from P.S. IT’S ALWAYS BEEN YOU will go to Feeding America to help families impacted by Covid-19 for the ENTIRE months of April, May, and June!

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P.S. It’s Always Been You is a fun and sweet second chance romance. I really liked both Presley and Hunter, and it was easy to root for the two of them to actually make it this time. (Though I have to admit, I was 100% with Presley on this one–it was super annoying that Hunter just got more attractive and more successful while they were apart–the two things everyone knows exes are NOT supposed to do. The jerk–boy, did he have a lot to make up for! 😉 )

The treasure hunt added an extra element of fun–I enjoyed watching the two of them work together to figure out the clues, and the letters from the past added an extra layer of sweetness (be on the lookout for the book’s title–it makes a cameo!) The meddling family and friends…I’m a bit more on the fence about them, but their hearts were in the right place, so…all’s well that ends well?

P.S. It’s Always Been You has the sexy banter that Ms Blakely’s books are known for, with two likable characters who clearly have oodles of chemistry together. The second chance aspect of the story might be a sticking point for some–the reason for the breakup is not my favorite, and better communication in the present definitely would have made their journey to a second chance more smooth–but ultimately, I put the book down with a smile on my face.

Rating: 4 stars / B+

I voluntarily reviewed an Advance Reader Copy of this book.

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About the author:

A #1 New York Times Bestselling, #1 Wall Street Journal Bestselling, and #1 Audible Bestselling author, Lauren Blakely is known for her contemporary romance style that’s sweet, sexy and witty. She also writes red-hot, ultra-steamy romance for her Lauren Blakely After Dark line. She’d love to give you a free book today! Check out her web site to grab your free read:

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