I have yet to read a book of Dylan Allen’s that I haven’t enjoyed. She is one of my favorite authors. I’m not easily impressed but she impresses me more and more with every book.
ENVY by Dylan Allen was one of those stories that surprise you. Most of today’s romance read follow a simple and common formula but ENVY was complex and unique.
I promise not to get messy with this one and keep it nice and pretty.
Let’s hear with the author has to say first. . .
From the author of the bestselling Thicker Than Water.
Envy is a stand alone sexy, angsty, emotional friends to lovers contemporary romance.
If envy is a sin, then let me be damned.
Graham was born to be a star.
Once upon a time, that star shone only for me.
Now, I have to share him with the rest of the world.
For a while, I thought could do it. Because, beneath the hypnotic smile, gorgeous body and God given charm that made him famous, I caught glimpses of my best friend.
Of the boy who called me sunshine and loved me.
I wore that love like a crown… until he placed it on another’s head.
Losing him was agony, distance felt like the only cure.
When tragedy reunites us after years apart, it only takes one touch to erase the past.
Just like that, I’m back in his arms.
He promises this time will be different. But I’m afraid to believe him.
Because, behind his star’s blinding brilliance is a darkness that doesn’t want to let him go.
I know a star that bright can’tbelong to just one person, but my jealous heart doesn’t want to share him.
I want all of him..even if wanting what doesn’t belong to me leads me to ruin.
Let us go through some of the emotions I felt will reading ENVY.
There are so many more but I’m going to stop there for you guys.
Graham was one of my favorite book boyfriends of the year. His life has not been an easy one. Nobody could image the things he’s had to endure from such a young age. He has a gravitational pull that he doesn’t understand. His humility is beautiful.
It’s been quite sometime since I’ve found a book girl friend. I promise, if I ever meet some like Apollo I would make her my new best friends. That’s says a lot for me because I don’t call people friends easy. You to work at it. JK 🙂 You just have to be real and we’re good.
There were moments that I wanted to smack the crap out of Graham and times I wanted to smack the crap out of Apollo but that was half the fun of the story. But there were way more moments where I wanted to give them both cuddles, where I wanted to cry with them, and even more where I could laugh with them.
From the prologue to the epilogue I was intrigued by Graham and Apollo. When I fired up my Kindle I wasn’t expecting a prologue so engaging. I couldn’t put ENVY down if I tried. Once I was introduced to both characters, I was hooked. I was a goner from the beginning. I finished the entire book in less than 24 hrs. even though I had a house, kids, and husband to tend to. I stayed up until 2:00 am because there was no way I could fall asleep without knowing how it ended.
I wish I had more time to write this review but life calls.
Let’s get to the important questions. . .
Do I recommend this book? Yes! Yes! Yes!
Will I read another book by Dylan Allen? I have read every single book she has written and I have yet to be disappointed. I look forward to reading more books from her.
I promised I wouldn’t get messy and I didn’t, I kept it pretty.
Remember to follow all things messy. . .
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