Release Date: June 30
Falling head over heels was the last thing I expected.
Coffee is everywhere – and more than my ego is bruised.
When the handsome stranger I plowed into calls me by name, mortification sinks in.
He rushes off to class. I run home to change, hoping to forget the whole incident.
If only I could be so lucky.
I quickly find it’s a small world and Gavin Wallace is completely unavoidable.
Everywhere I turn he’s there. In my classes. Hanging with my friends.
I’ve got his full attention and I have to admit, I like it a lot more than I should.
Sunny Shelly’s Review: 3.5 Stars
Collide is a super sweet YA romance between college students Gavin and Alexis (Alex). They keep “colliding” into one another around campus, as Alex is a bit of a klutz. Their friendship unfolds in a circle of mutual friends, all of who seem to realize that Gavin is into Alex except for Alex herself! But when a car accident gives Gavin the chance to play knight in shining armor and spend loads of quality time with Alex, he hopes that he will be able to make her see that there is a reason why their paths kept crossing.
It takes a LONG time for Gavin and Alex to move past admitting they are attracted to one another, though. These two take slow burn to a whole new level. I felt like things were dragged out when it could have been progressing. But at the same time, we really get to see how their friendship/romance unfolds. Also, the writing was a bit clunky at times. There are times where we see every detail of Alex’s day and conversations with her neighbors, and then other times where things are explained in a throw-away line.
This book is most definitely binge-able, and a short, sweet, clean read! I received an advanced copy and voluntarily left a review.
Amanda Shelley loves falling into a book to experience new worlds. As an avid reader and writer, sharing worlds of her own creations is a passion that inspired her to become an author. She writes contemporary romance with characters who are strong and sexy with a touch of sass.
When not writing, Amanda enjoys time with her family, playing chauffeur, chef and being an enthusiastic fan for her children. Keeping up with them keeps her alert and grounded in reality. She enjoys long car rides, chai lattes, and popping her SUV into four-wheel drive for adventures anywhere.
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