Watch Over Me

Written by: Tara Sivec

Recommended by: Jasinda Wilder

Price at time of purchase: $2.99

Genre: New Adult

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Addison Snow is your typical teenager. She has a family that loves her, friends that make her laugh, and she’s wrapped up in the excitement of graduating high school and going off to college to pursue her dream of becoming an author. When her mother, who also happens to be Addison’s best friend, dies unexpectedly, her world comes to a crashing halt.

Death changes everyone…

To make the pain go away, Addison and her father travel down separate, dark paths. She chooses to end her grief forever, while he drowns his sorrows in the bottom of a bottle. How do you learn to live again when the most important person in your life is gone?

Addison struggles to pick up the pieces of her life. Instead of getting back to being the carefree teenager she once was, she’s stuck handling all of the responsibilities that should have been her father’s. She has no time to grieve, no time for emotions, and no time for happiness…until Zander Reinhardt walks in. All it takes is one little handwritten note on a napkin to kick-start her back to life and help her realize that maybe there’s more to that life than pain.

But can it really be that simple? Can she really trust this man who makes her feel alive again for the first time in a year?

Addison and Zander both have secrets they aren’t ready to share. When the truth finally comes out, is it enough to tear them apart or has something bigger than themselves always been watching over them, pushing them together, making sure they both get their happily ever after?

What did you think the author did particularly well?

She did everything well. This was an emotional journey. Addison absolutely transformed during this book. A real character progression, in which you get to see the character change and grow, is a real treat to see in a book, and Tara does this phenomenally in Watch Over Me.

What was your favorite thing about the story? Zander. He was unflappably awesome. Even through the mistakes he makes, he’s a total hero.

Fans of reading books will enjoy this book. If you like emotional, tear-jerker novels, you’ll like Watch Over Me.

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