Publisher: Anchor Group Publishing on March 9, 2015
Genres: Adult, Contemporary Romance
Pages: Novel Length
Source: Blog Tour
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Aubrey Evans is living every author’s dream; her sizzling romance novel is being turned into a blockbuster film. She would be celebrating this momentous event, if she wasn’t busy fighting over every tiny production detail with the maddeningly cavalier director, Kole Camden.
When news of their heated rivalry hits the gossip columns, drastic measures must be taken to save their sinking project. In an elaborate PR hoax, she is publicly linked to Greyson Meyers, the swoon-worthy star of her movie. A whirl-wind love affair is staged for the couple to mirror the steamy chapters of her own books.
Can the introverted author resist the charms of Hollywood’s sexiest leading man? Or will love find her in the City of Angels?
At A Glance
Adorable, funny, but the romance was lacking.
I had so much fun reading Adapted For Film. It was cute, the characters made me laugh, and the story was told beautifully. We start with Aubrey talking to a reporter about how she came to be engaged! But we don’t know who she is engaged to. It could be Greyson, the sexy star of her book-adapted film or Kole, the grumpy but hilarious director. Really, I didn’t know who to root for because both guys were awesome for different reasons.
Aubrey is a introvert writer who has trouble with crowds or people in general. So her introduction to fame is not so fun. Especially when it seems like Kole is trying to ruin the film version of her beloved book. As readers, we know how important it is for films to be very closely related to the book, so I easily felt Aubrey’s pain when the important details were going down the drain. But she kept up her snark and weird sense of humor and challenged Kole every step of the way.
Kole and Aubrey were very similar. They both had passion for their craft, and they loved to crack jokes no one else understood. But they got each other, even if they started out as rivals. Greyson was nothing like Aubrey, which was fun. He’s that sexy movie star you want to bang and assume is a superficial jerk. But Greyson was actually very sweet and caring. He took care of Aubrey like no one else did, despite wanting to get into her pants. I loved both guys and I could see Aubrey with either of them, though one had more long-term potential.
This book was well written and I loved all the characters. The story was fun, flirty, and drama-filled.
As I turned the last page, I realized that there was very little of the “couple” actually being a couple. They only get together at the end of the book, so really, the romance is limited to watching their friendship grow. I didn’t really notice during the story, but afterwards, I found myself wishing that more of the story was based after they finally got together.
The sex is skipped over!!!! I know, I was so disappointed. The lead up was hot, then bam, next chapter. I wanted sex, especially with all that sexual tension throughout the whole book. But it didn’t ruin the story or anything, I’m just a horn-dog.
As long as you are not looking for a passion filled romance, I think a lot of people will love Adapted For Film. It’s light but interesting. As a reader and writer, Aubrey and her story really called to me. Very recommended.
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