Unexpected

The best Unexpected Author Lilly Avalon go inside Kindle Lilly Avalon is the thirty something author of

The best Unexpected Author Lilly Avalon go inside Kindle Lilly Avalon is the thirty something author of the RESIST series and other romance books She started to pen her first erotica at twelve years old, but her mom found the dirty story and threw it away, which was just as well because it wasn t that good At all.Luckily, she continued to write stories for years until she rediscovered her love of sexy tales in her late twenties Her first erotica, HERE ALL ALONG, began her romance writing career She has since written other erotic romances and even a couple new adult novels.Lilly currently resides in Ohio with her husband and pet mice Lilly Avalon is a pen name.Stay up to date with the latest Lilly Avalon news by subscribing to her newsletter.. Ever had one of those days Alina Lyons is having one Everything keeps falling apart and going wrong Just when she thinks it couldn t get worse, it does After a case of mistaken identity and a broken heart, she finds herself questioning the things she thought she knew She wonders who she can turn to or trust any.An unlikely bond with her former best friend s ex, RyEver had one of those days Alina Lyons is having one Everything keeps falling apart and going wrong Just when she thinks it couldn t get worse, it does After a case of mistaken identity and a broken heart, she finds herself questioning the things she thought she knew She wonders who she can turn to or trust any.An unlikely bond with her former best friend s ex, Ryan Wilcox, sends her life in a new direction He offers her a place to stay while she gets her life back on track His friendship is exactly what she s been missing what she s been needing Alina s never felt this alive As time goes by, the dynamic of their relationship becomes than either of them expected A few innocent kisses could lead them in a new direction, but are they prepared for what s on the other side Only one way to find out Unexpected is a standalone new adult novel. A viral Kindle Unexpected 3 stars! Alina is having one of those days where everything just keeps going wrong. The only thing she wants to do is going home and forget about it..Unfortunately, her hellish day hasn't come to an end because she catches her boyfriend cheating on her with her roomate and bestfriend, Victoria.Alina met Ryan when he was dating Victoria, they weren't such friends, but after catching their partners together, they start bonding.Ryan wants to be there for Alina because right now she really needs a good friend in her life.But will they really be able to be just friends? I can easily say that Unexpected was a sweet and cute friends to lovers story. I loved watching Alina and Ryan slowly fall for each other and realize that they were more than just friends.This is the part that I love the most in a friends to lovers book and it met my expectations in this one.Alina has a problem trusting people but Ryan knew exactly how to work his way through her heart and make her trust him.Luckily, there wasn't unnecessary drama in this story and I liked both characters.I couldn't give it more than 3 stars because, despite being a cute and loving book, it didn't win me over.Some scenes were a bit boring and a little too sweet and ruined my reading experience a little, hence the rating.With that being said, I will definitely read more by this author. In case you're in the mood for an enjoyable friends to lovers book, give this one a try! Copy kindly provided by the author in exchange for an honest review.

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  1. Lilly Avalon is the thirty something author of the RESIST series and other romance books She started to pen her first erotica at twelve years old, but her mom found the dirty story and threw it away, which was just as well because it wasn t that good At all.Luckily, she continued to write stories for years until she rediscovered her love of sexy tales in her late twenties Her first erotica, HERE ALL ALONG, began her romance writing career She has since written other erotic romances and even a couple new adult novels.Lilly currently resides in Ohio with her husband and pet mice Lilly Avalon is a pen name.Stay up to date with the latest Lilly Avalon news by subscribing to her newsletter.

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  1. 3 stars Alina is having one of those days where everything just keeps going wrong The only thing she wants to do is going home and forget about itUnfortunately, her hellish day hasn t come to an end because she catches her boyfriend cheating on her with her roomate and bestfriend, Victoria.Alina met Ryan when he was dating Victoria, they weren t such friends, but after catching their partners together, they start bonding.Ryan wants to be there for Alina because right now she really needs a good [...]


  2. Fans of friends to lovers stories will love this as much as I did Not only do we get the story of friends becoming , we get to see the characters becoming friends in the first place It made for a fantastic book Alina was having an amazingly bad day, and it was only getting worse After a horrible morning, a case of mistaken identity leads to an awkward encounter with her roommate best friends ex boyfriend, Ryan They both end up in a similar situation and form an unlikely bond because of it Alina [...]


  3. It was goodAlina is havin a rough 24 hours everything is goin wrong from her boyfriend her boyfriend wantin a break 2 a flat tire making her late 4 work an her boss giving her job 2 someone else so she quit her job so she went home 2 chill out then there was a lil incident with her best friends boyfriend but the day just kept getting worst she needed a new place 2 stay an a new job so Ryan was goin 2 help her she needed someone an after the incident in the shower he was than happy 2 help Alina [...]


  4. Hello lovelies I m super excited to share the story of Ryan and Alina with you It s been quite the long ride to get here, but I m so pleased with the way the book has turned out.What can you expect to see Well, there s some of thisAnd lots and lots and lots of thisFind out how some of the best things in life are unexpectedComing July 21st 2015 XOXO,Lilly Avalon


  5. 4 stars I finished this book in one sitting It was the perfect blend of sweet and sexy ARC kindly provided by author in exchange for a honest review Full Review to come


  6. Check out reviews at Little Miss Bookmark I m just going to dive right into the review this time The synopsis is pretty on track, no reason for me to put it into my own words Plus, I just have too much to say about this one Too Much But before I let loose on all of that, there is one thing that you should know This book isn t bad I gave it three stars, so there must have been some things that I liked about it, right Well, there are Just not enough for this to be one of those holy crap, you have [...]


  7. Actual Rating 3.5 Stars There s something about sharing a sunset with someone you care about It s profoundly spiritual, as if it connects you to that person in a way nothing else can It may have only lasted for a brief moment in the entire span of our lives, but it s something I ll always carry with me no matter what happens tomorrow Unexpected was a sweet and enjoyable read The story starts off with one heck of a bang Alina is having the worst day of her life Anything and everything that can go [...]


  8. I received an eARC of Unexpected courtesy of the author in exchange for an honest review Unexpected was absolutely amazing and couldn t have been perfect This was the first novel that I had read from Lilly Avalon, and it was phenomenal I loved her writing style, and the storyline and characters she created were extraordinary Truly Alina and Ryan were such a genuinely sweet and kind couple, and I couldn t help but fall in love with them I was definitely rooting for them from the start I loved ho [...]



  9. Ryan is passionate and adorable and deserves so much better than his girlfriend, Victoria It s almost a damn good thing that she s a conniving bitch Victoria s betrayal throws Ryan and Alina together as friends or something Of course, Alina s luck isn t much better in fact she s well on her way to having the worst day of her life Or so she thinks Her embarrassment in the shower is just the beginning She then quickly becomes jobless, boyfriendless, bestfriendless and homeless in short order Grea [...]


  10. I received a free copy of this book from the author in exchange for my honest review I LOVED this book However, I m not surprised because I have lived everything Lilly Avalon writes She has a way of writing characters that you wish you could be or at least be friends with As for writing the guy You ll want him as your next book boyfriend Ryan and Alina s relationship starts out fairly innocent Just a friend lending an ear, and support, to another friend What starts as something sweet turns into [...]


  11. Amazing read that was beautifully written and created I knew I was going to love this book after just reading the first chapter I really loved the character s of Alina and Ryan both been thrown together because of there previous partners They had formed a bond that no one could break fantastic chemistry between these two character s Can t wait to read by Lilly Avalon love her writing style and her creativity



  12. 2.5 StarsOverall Opinion Meh This was a little less than just ok in the rating scale I really had issues with feeling uninspired by their relationship, or even the characters themselves I think I was sometimes entertained by the side characters and family members, but there were so many comments about side characters that were really unnecessary and left me confused at the end thinking why did the author even put that in I m guess the author was trying to make them important to the story Too b [...]


  13. Find this and other reviews at Ramblings of a Daydreamer.If you ve read any of Lilly Avalon s short stories, novellas, or novels, you ll know her as an erotic romance author But, surprise She mixed things up a bit with Unexpected, a sweet friends to contemporary New Adult story.Alina and Ryan find themselves in similar situations They seem like unlikely allies, but their shared bad experience leads to them becoming friends I really enjoyed watching Alina and Ryan form a bond They actually get t [...]


  14. I was given a copy of this book by the Author for an honest review.UNEXPECTED is a sexy,hot read I fell in love with the characters of Ryan and Alina, they are good for each other Alina has just received news from her boyfriend that he wants a break from their relationship She cannot get a break from the crappy day that she is having, she is late going in for work and ends up losing her job She goes back to the apartment that she shares with her friend and takes a shower While she is in the show [...]


  15. I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.This book was awesome It had me sucked in from the very first page Alina and Ryan have such great chemistry that I could feel it right on the page I had my fingers crossed for them the entire book The love they have for each other was beautiful Love like that isn t normal and that just made it even great to read.I absolutely love Alina This book made me relate because we all have bad days, but poor Alina had the absolute worst I swear I ve had [...]


  16. This book was completely Unexpected It was a great read It reminded me of The Other Side of Someday, which I also adored I highly recommend this book Very well written I just love when the author takes the time for the characters to actually fall in love Also, I love it when they don t tell, but show what the characters are feeling through their actions Lovely Very well done


  17. I just loved this book What a happy read Alina has what I feel are typical bad days but she had them all in one day I just adored Ryan, her savior I wondered if Ryan had this set up since he wanted to date Alina instead of Victoria.Victoria and Drew are perfect for each other They need to remember You will loose them the way you got them I don t think either will be faithfulD No cliffhanger A real ending, no doubts no fears and no questions.



  18. 2.5 stars ARC provided by the author in exchange for an honest review When starting Unexpected, it read very much like someone telling their friends a story As I like to live the story when I m reading, this was a bit of a struggle for me initially There were also certain things in the story that seemed to be too much of a stretch, and were slightly unbelievable For example One out of three light bulbs burning out would not cause that much darkness As the story progressed, however, I did begin t [...]


  19. Favorite Quotes I ve met my quota of bad things for the day It s probably best for me to avoid leaving the house at this point There is something about sharing a sunset with someone you care about It s profoundly spiritual, as if it connects you to that person in a way nothing else can It may have only lasted a brief moment in the entire span of our lives, but it s something I ll always carry with me no matter what happens tomorrow I want to hold this moment, with her hair braided and her blues [...]


  20. ARC received from author in exchange for an honest review Not every story ends the same Some of them have a twist Some things in life are unexpected I was pleased to give this one a read when the author asked me to I found this to be a quick kinda sorta friends to lovers story I have to add the kinda sorta because while I genuinely appreciated the fact that both Ryan and Alina realized that they should be friends before attempting any relationship, the progression of their friendship was laced w [...]


  21. Unexpected is a quick read It has its steamy moments, so beware Easily bored the first 2 chapters will light a fire for sure The setup was a little quick, but like I said a beach read or a weekend depending on your speed.Alina was a sweet girl who has had bad luck so I fell for her and I seriously hated the world with her As for the story, some parts were a bit predictable I enjoyed the characters For instance, creating Alina in a way that makes you really feel her pain When the author adds anot [...]


  22. I didn t know what to expect when I began this book As it started I kind of rolled my eyes a bit girl having a terrible day, then finding out her best friend and boyfriend are having an affair behind her back But, as the book went on I realized there were so many things I LOVED about it First, I love that Alina and Ryan became friends first They supported each other and cared for each other Even when they both began to admit their feelings, things moved slowly So often in books now they start of [...]


  23. I absolutely adored this book I am a huge fan of books where the main characters are friends first and then find And this book is honestly a breath of fresh air It wasn t like every other book out there There were so many sweet moments but then so many hot and sexy moments I immediately fell in love with Ryan Alina I totally felt for, I mean really not only is your boyfriend cheating on you, but with your supposed best friend So needless to say she is having a really crappy day, but it seems th [...]


  24. Review Points Plot Some TwistsMood Light HeartedPace SteadyCharacters Developed Writing GreatLevel of Violence MildSexual Content New AdultThoughts How did the main character s relationship work Alina and Ryan s relationship work in a way only they can under the situation I thought they had build up to the relationship through a connection What would I change about the novel if I could Nothing that comes to the mind I thought the plotline and the story was great on it s own that I thought it did [...]


  25. I bow down to the queen of romance and for giving us the book boyfriends we love and constantly swoon over I love devlin but OMG I think I ve fallen for Ryan.Ryan is sweet, hot, sexy, romantic and just totally loveable I really enjoyed this story of two people who come together after finding out their partners have been cheating and find themselves in an unexpected situation falling in loveother hot romance


  26. MEGAN S REVIEW I am at a war with myself on how this review should go I want to break it up in two parts The part I didn t like and didn t connect with and the part I really enjoyed The parts that made me smile.I don t like puzzles and I hate rollercoaster s Put them together and I am extremely confused I hate to say this but this is my best explanation on my feelings as I read Unexpected I was intrigued by the blurb, then when I started reading the first chapter I could have given up Then Alina [...]


  27. Thank you to the author for the book in exchange for a honest review Seems like Alina just can t catch a break She s out of work and the girl she thought was her best friend is sleeping with her boyfriend Not only was she her best friend but she s her roommate, and now she s got nowhere to go Luckily the guy that is the ex of the ex friend roommate is there and he offers his couch until she can figure something out He s a great guy and they have sparks SO many sparks, there could be fireworks Ri [...]


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