Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Book Review: 'Wildest Dreams' by Savannah Kade



This story took friends with benefits and put a fresh spin on an old story. Jenn and Walker had no intentions beyond being a casual fling. In fact, you watch them end and rekindle their rendezvous hook ups fairly effortlessly throughout the book. Jenn sees someone else, Walker is busy in his art work. In nearly every friends with benefits book I have ever read, I have seen the friendship either ruined or develop into a beautiful romance that makes you want to hug the characters. Kade’s book is refreshing and realistic. Is it beautiful? Yes. Was it messy getting there? Yes! Which is what made me love it so much. This book embodies what modern day relationships actually look like.
When Jenn and Walker find themselves pregnant, while Jenn is dating someone else no less, you see their relationship with a fresh perspective. I felt genuine concern from Walker that went farther than a casual fling or standard friendship, but was met with resistance from a stubborn, “do it herself” Jenn. Jenn is someone I relate to greatly. I am fiercely independent. I don’t need a man. But when Jenn finds herself in a situation where she needs Walker, you watch Walker fiercely pursue to protect and honor her. Jenn, a bit reluctantly, allows him to take care of her.
This is a story that pulled my heartstrings as I felt as if I’m watching my own love story. A hard headed woman meets a man who doesn’t care how stubborn she is, he pushes to love her regardless. I wish there was a sequel! Definitely a recommended book to all!





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