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I Totally Fell for Fall For Anything!

I was lucky enough to score an ARC of Fall for Anything, and let me tell you, when I saw the big manila envelope in my mail box, I freaked out. And then I ignored my family for the rest of the night to read it.

First off, this is the blurb from Courtney's website:


When Eddie Reeves’s father commits suicide her life is consumed by the nagging question of why? Why when he was a legendary photographer and a brilliant teacher? Why when he seemed to find inspiration in everything he saw? And, most important, why when he had a daughter who loved him more than anyone else in the world? When she meets Culler Evans, a former student of her father’s and a photographer himself, an instant and dangerous attraction begins. Culler seems to know more about her father than she does and could possibly hold the key to the mystery surrounding his death. But Eddie’s vulnerability has weakened her and Culler Evans is getting too close. Her need for the truth keeps her hanging on… but are some questions better left unanswered?

I love Courtney's style and have devoured her other books, so the expectation going into FFA was already pretty high. I wanted to love it, and let me tell you, I did! Eddie tugged at my heart from the very first line.She was vulnerable and broken and so unlike Courtney's other main characters, that I immediately empathized and wanted her to find the answers she needed to heal.

Also, the interaction between Eddie and Milo was fantastic. Who wouldn't want a best friend like him? One that had your back no matter what. Who you could count on for anything at all. (As an added bonus, Courtney has a short story from Milo's POV that is stand alone and rocks here.)

Then, Culler Evans shows up, and it seems he might have the answers Eddie's been desperately searching for. Together they backtrack to try and understand what made her father do it, and along the way, Eddie has to figure out how much to believe and more importantly, how much to trust this stranger.

Courtney writes in a sparse, yet poignantly beautiful way that reels you in, wraps around your guts, and tugs at you until that very last word. I can't say enough good things about Fall For Anything, and in one week, if you don't go out and buy it, you're missing out on a fabulous read.
Lee Bross

Lee lives her happily ever after on the coast of Maine where she has written Tangled Webs, her historical YA debut, and fantasy YA books Fates and Chaos under pen name Lanie Bross. She also writes contemporary books for New Adult under the name L.E. Bross, debuting with Right Where You Are.

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15 comments:

  1. I've had my hands on this one for a few weeks now because we'll be giving a copy away, courtesy of St. Martin's next week. I think I need my own copy after reading your review! Thanks so much :)

    Marissa

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  2. Oh, good. I cannot wait to read this book!

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  3. Can't wait to go out and purchase this book next Tuesday! :D

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  4. Great review! This one sounds amazing!

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  5. Adding this to my "to read" list. Thanks for the review!

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  6. Sounds really good! I'll definitely add this to my list :)

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  7. And there goes another book added to my MUST Read list.

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  8. This has been on my list since I first heard of it. I must go out and buy it soon. Great review!!

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  9. I'm so glad you like it. I can't wait for it to come out. I love Summers work...she's awesome!

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  10. Sounds awesome! I definitely want to read this one.

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  11. Great review! I can't wait to read this one. Thanks.
    Lisa ~ YA Literature Lover

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  12. I can't wait to read this book! I heart Courtney Summers. :)

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  13. I REALLY want to read this one! Desperately, more than anything, please I need this!!

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  14. I saw this one a lot during IMM! I am super excited to read this one. Glad you liked it!

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Item Reviewed: I Totally Fell for Fall For Anything! Rating: 5 Reviewed By: Lee Bross