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First comes love. Then comes marriage. Then comes a— Hold up. You’re joking right? As if life works off a neat little list like that, moving down, checking things off before jumping to the next task. We’re not married. We’re not lovers. Hell, we’re hardly even friends. Noah Wilson isn’t exactly “life partner” material, and he sure as hell isn’t “father material”. He’s my oFirst comes love. Then comes marriage. Then comes a— Hold up. You’re joking right? As if life works off a neat little list like that, moving down, checking things off before jumping to the next task. We’re not married. We’re not lovers. Hell, we’re hardly even friends. Noah Wilson isn’t exactly “life partner” material, and he sure as hell isn’t “father material”. He’s my older brother’s best friend, and has been off limits, sworn off, locked in the highest tower and out of reach since we met over ten years ago. With his devilish good looks, tattoos, motorcycle, and trail of broken hearts and tears, I’ve had good reason to stay away from the bad boy my mother warned me about. Until one night. One stupid, regrettable night that changed both of our lives forever. And now I only have nine months to decide our fate, to see if Noah’s rebel heart is capable of anything more than a one night stand. This isn’t a love story. This is a life story. And life doesn’t go according to plan....

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  • Patrycja
    2018-09-25 16:30

    Title: First Comes LoveSeries: StandaloneAuthor: Emily GoodwinRelease Date:11 February, 2016Rating: 3.5 stars Cliffhanger:. No HEA:(view spoiler)[ Yes (hide spoiler)]“Someday, she'll be mine.Someday Lauren will love me.”First Comes Love is very cute and entertaining read. Sweet, adorable and definitely full of fluff. I enjoyed it. It’s fast paced and quick so it was perfect book to read in one sitting and relax after few tiring days. The plot is very simple, nothing new there, so I didn’t have to be much absorbed to get it. I would love to say that there’s much more in it than the blurb reveals but that would be a lie. Reader gets exactly what’s there – a story about a bad boy (who’s the heroine brother’s best friend) and a nice girl who share drunken one night stand, decide to pretend nothing happened, but after a while it’s not possible because there would be a baby!"They say you can't change someone, but someone can change for you". I liked this simplicity, because I needed something predictable yet cute and First Comes Love was it. I also enjoyed the tension between main characters (they had a ‘spark’), the humor was great too – I had a smile on my face through most of the book, so I guess Emily Goodwin’s done a decent job.FOLLOW SMOKIN HOT BOOK BLOG ON: ["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>["br"]>

  • NMmomof4
    2018-09-24 14:27

    DNF @ 86%. **WARNING: The following is resulting from being pissed off from a judgmental and over-dramatic fmc. Ranting and lots of exclamation points to follow**I just want to slap this h!!!! I get it, the guy messed up -- BUT not that bad!! I know, I know -- I don't make any sense, so I'll give you guys a little background (major spoilers)...(view spoiler)[ They meet in high school, have an instant connection, then H finds out that h is is new best friend's little sister and off limits. Years later she bumps into him after a horrible date, they get black-out drunk, and wake up naked with each other. 6 weeks later -- she's pregnant. The H is a total bad boy/manwhore but claims to have loved the h since first sight (even though he stuck it in all the sluts he could), and is now on a mission to have the h love him back and clean up his act. He actually does clean up his act, they date, and the h falls in love with him. He is so sweet with her, and they are super cheesy happy. She goes to dinner with her friend from NY that came to town for their baby shower, and she suggests that the H to go have some drinks since she's occupied. He doesn't come home and doesn't respond to her texts/calls, and she gets woken up to come pick him up from the bar because he is drunk. What she doesn't know is that he had a run-in with his abusive father that he hadn't seen since childhood, and wasn't dealing with it well...but she didn't even ask! She was mad at him for being drunk -- AFTER TELLING HIM TO GO TO THE BAR!!! He didn't wake up the next morning for their baby shower, and missed it. Ok. That sucks! But it's not the end of the fracking world!!! She basically declares that the fact that he got drunk means that he "isn't ready to be a father" and that she has to be a single mom (cue OTT melodramatics that make my eyes perpetually roll and my palm itch to slap this chick). She didn't take into account all the good things he had done, and how she "loved" him.(hide spoiler)]Sorry, but that's not the type of "love" I want to keep on reading about. Love that is conditional, judgemental, and just immature! No thanks!!

  • Libby Harrison
    2018-10-20 18:31

    Another author who decides to write (in explicit detail!) H fucking another women who is NOT the h...DNFAlso, I am going on an angry rant with Gifs starting....now....Special message to author:

  •  Sonya ♕Chatterbooks book blog♕
    2018-09-30 15:30

    ♥♥♥♥4 Stars♥♥♥♥This was a really sweet and enjoyable read and I'm suprised that I liked it so much. These characters were funny,charming and oh so hot!Noah and Lauten made a bad situation turn into a joyous and loving life's journey that was very relatable."They say you can't change someone, but someone can change for you". Lauren is an vet tech who dreams about being a vetinarian. She loves animals and will do anything to help them. Her love life on the other hand,sucks. From one disasterous date after another, she hasn't been lucky in finding a good guy. Running into her her former high school crush and her brother's best friend will change all of that. One drunken night.A forbidden hookup.One life changing event.Noah is not a perfect man. He drinks on occasion,screws random chicks when he feels like it, and lusts after his best friend's sister. Being a well known photographer,his life is financially stable but his past is not. Seeing Lauren again has made all of his desire and list that's been buried for all these years come back in full swing. He wants her and this time he's not letting her go. But little does he know, fate has has already intervened and these two will be bonded for life. "There is not a single woman in the world I've wanted more than Lauren Winters.Not a single woman in the world is more off limits than her". I really liked the premise of this story. I found it entertaining and the humor part of it felt effortless. Noah and Lauren made the best out of their situaton and found an love that they were both searching for. Everything wasn't perfect all the time and I liked that. These characters were flawed but very relatable and I enjoyed this one.*Arc kindly provided in exchange for an honest review.

  • Lina's Reviews❥Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ❥ღೋBook Blogღೋ ❥Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ❥
    2018-10-23 16:01

    ARC kindly provided by Emily Goodwin in exchange for an honest review.I have been eagerly waiting for this! I am so in love with this book. Like always, the writing is real and honest. The characters are flawed but so, so relatable! I am in love with Lauren. She is a young woman dreaming of becoming a vet. She has been unlucky when it comes to her love life, always set up with men who have nothing in common with her, but she doesn't let that define her. She is happy as she is.Then there is Noah. Noah, the bad boy that has known Lauren since she was fifteen and he also happens to be her brother's best friend. Noah has always wanted Lauren, but he never made a move. It shouldn't matter and she probably has a boyfriend anyway.For now. Someday, she'll be mine.Someday Lauren will love me.So, when one night throws her at his path, he will reluctantly fall deeper for her. Some fun turns into something huge.Two completely different people are brought together by something sacred. Irresponsible Noah will find himself mixed in a tricky situation with the girl he's always loved. What will become of them when the baby comes before...the relationship?"I'l pick you up at eight?""Eight thirty. Give me some time to get ready."Noah rests his hand on my thigh. "So this means I get to fuck you again, right? It's not like I can knock you up twice."I turn, raising an eyebrow. "It takes at leats three dates and some good food to get into my pants.""I already proved that wrong. Don't be a prude."The book was very fun and easy to read! The characters were likable and despite Noah's reckless actions sometimes, I loved them together. The book doesn't have much angst or conflict and I missed a bit of that while reading, but on the other hand I liked that it wasn't over-dramatic. If you want something emotional and entertaining, then this is for you. I loved it.★★★4 Sweet & Spicy Stars★★★

  • Mandy
    2018-10-03 12:02

    3.5There were some small things that I didn't like but overall I enjoyed this one. It was a low-angst, sweet romance.

  • London
    2018-10-07 10:23

    This book really had the potential to be great but unfortunately the hero really killed the story for me.Noah has been in love with Lauren since the first time he laid eyes on her in high school. But of course, he doesn't do anything about it because she's his best friends sister. She had a crush on him but it wasn't how deep he claims his feelings to have been all these years. You know he has sleep with OW throughout the years and she's been in relationships. This didn't bother me because they don't real have any kind of relationship besides him being friends with her brother. Fast forward, they bump into each other by chance one night and end up sleeping with each other after getting wasted. Surprise surprise...she gets pregnant.My biggest issue was the fact that he loved the heroine so damn much and had always felt like she was the missing thing in his life but he doesn't do anything to pursue her after their one night together. Granted neither of them can remember that night, you'd still think ok...now he's going to finally grow some balls and go after her. Nope.6 weeks go by and she goes to him because she's pregnant and wants to let him know. So it makes me wonder, if she hadn't gotten pregnant would he have never gone to see her? If he loved her so much and finally had his opening to get her to fall for him why didn't he? We know he didn't sleep with anyone after his ONS with her, however, who cares if he was never going to pursue her? It just makes me doubt his love for her.That aside, I enjoyed reading about them attempting a relationship and all his inner thoughts about wanting to get her to fall in love with him too. But of course, it was all talk. Something happens and he goes back to his bad habits (view spoiler)[ no not cheating he had a problem with alcohol(hide spoiler)] and she she ends things and for good reason.I'm thinking, okay, this time he's going to be the one to go after her and prove her wrong and how much he loves her. WRONG. (view spoiler)[ he gets into a motorcycle accident and gets a bit banged up and it's her that goes to make sure he's ok. Then she leaves after checking on him and AGAIN he doesn't go after her to tell her he wants her back. She ends up having to call him from the hospital because her blood pressure is extremely high. She's the one that tells him she misses him and wants them to get back together(hide spoiler)]. That's when he finally tells her his sob story and what triggers his bad behavior to begin with.I really enjoyed the writing and the premise but for me the hero was just a pussy. Like grow the fuck up and be a man. I'd have doubted his ability to be a good father and dumped his ass. He wasn't a bad hero just not one id find particularly romantic.Safety gang: (view spoiler)[: no cheating but in the 2nd(?) chapter before he sees the heroine he sleeps with his next door neighbor he has an arrangement with. It's not detailed it's over in one sentence. She pops up twice in the story but no drama just being annoying.(hide spoiler)]I would have loved this one if the hero had been the one to go after her after their fight rather than the heroine going to him /calling him.

  • Loz
    2018-10-19 15:17

    this was a cute, light hearted book. it's very sweet and the humour kept me smiling throughout. it's got just the right amount of drama or tension between our H/h. yes, it's a predictable storyline but i couldn't say no. i love the 'accidentally pregnant' trope and when you throw in the brothers best friend who happens to be a bad boy? well, i am all over it. it's a little cheesy and somewhat cliché at times but that's what we all need every now and then so this one fit the bill perfectly. emily goodwin has done a good job with this one.

  • Nyra
    2018-09-25 11:13

    Really cute romance : )

  • Lu Bielefeld *read.laugh.love*
    2018-09-26 16:20

    Our hero hides his insecurities behind a facade of manwhore and many fights in bars. Deep down he is a little boy in search of love and approval of the mother who is always absent and the father who is a cheater and drunk.He is best friend of the heroine's older brother and no one thinks he's good enough for her.The two feel attracted to each other forever, but the two are very different from each other so they never acted on it.One night the two get drunk and weeks after our heroine discovers she is pregnant.Hence a series of adjustments by both sides begins and the two resolve to give their relationship a chance.The insecurities and doubts of them bother me a little and disrupted the development of the story.A bit of family drama and one of the women he has sex regularly wants to be more than it is, but he is very clear and does not give room for our heroine having doubts him.He takes refuge in alcohol for his problems and in bar fights, but wants to show the heroine that he is worthy of her love and baby too.The two mature together and build a family.But in the end they reached the happy ending. It was a read ok.

  • Lindsay
    2018-09-26 11:17

    I quite enjoyed this story. I love the fact that Noah fell for Lauren back in high school but stayed away from her out of respect for his friendship with her brother Collin. I also loved that Lauren had a huge crush on Noah for years and their first night together, it was like a (drunken) dream come true for both of them. I wish it hadn't been fade to black at that point but at the same time a) they were both drunk and didn't really remember it the next morning (so I get it) and b) the author totally made up for it later. I loved how they spent time getting to know each other, developing their relationship.I did have a few issues. Both were equally big to me (hence the 4 instead of a 5)...one was even though they spent a lot of time talking, they didn't talk about the big important things, like Noah's issues with his parents and their fears of impending parenthood & their feelings for each other. This just lead to misunderstandings that could have been prevented IF THEY'D JUST TALKED! My other issue was actually her family. Don't get me wrong, they were great (minus her sister-in-law but I won't go there), but my issue came with how none of them were supportive of Lauren and Noah being together. Yes, Noah was a bad boy but they were all convinced that he was still that guy and that he hadn't/wouldn't change for Lauren and their baby. They never gave him a chance and there was no one there ready to support Lauren and Noah's relationship. I felt like every time I turned around, her mom, sister, brother, dad was telling her to dump him and that they'd all help and be supportive. What they didn't get, no matter how many times Lauren told them was...she WANTED to be with Noah. They kept insisting that she didn't or only thought she wanted to be with him because of the baby. So, that really frustrated me. Overall, this was an enjoyable book!

  • Elle ✦ Pretty Little Books ✦
    2018-10-03 15:03

    Release Date:February 10, 2016 Genre:New Adult Romance :: 4.5 Pretty Little Stars :: This is a really great new adult romance! And, being the first book I have read by the author I know I will be picking up more of her books in the future (as well as reading the ones of hers that I already own). With that being said, I found this one to be very sweet and charming. This is especially true as the books hero; Noah, is first shown to be a tattooed bad boy that loves to break hearts. However, instead of growing into the kind of man that uses women and disposes of them when he is done (like many romances show us), he ends up being with the woman he has always dreamed of and loves her fully and completely. The beauty in this is that the author makes it all feel so real to us readers. I absolutely loved this! What I also loved about this story is how the author portrays the character’s journey to love. Instead of rushing things they take their time and really get to know one another (even though they have rushed their relationship in other parts). So, if you’re looking for a fast paced and sweet read- one that will make you smile and swoon, I would surely recommend this one! It is definitely a story about finding love and going through the journey with a special someone even though life throws you curve balls!

  • Livros A Go-Go ~Joyci ~
    2018-10-22 11:19

    Gostosinho de ler. Despretensioso , simples e sem muitas reviravoltas loucas. O "bad boy" Noah é apaixonado pela boa moça Lauren (que é também a irmã do seu melhor amigo ) mas sempre soube que nunca teria chances com ela. Uma noite eles se encontram ao acaso e no fim resulta em uma noite bebedeira que eles combinam fingir que nunca ocorreu. Semanas depois o resultado da noite aparece:: Lauren descobre que está grávida e agora tem que saber se pode contar com Noah nessa tarefa de criarem um bebê. A história é simples e bem escrita. De maneira fofa e direta podemos acompanhar o amadurecimento de Noah e as consequências de suas escolhas e também a confiança e os sentimentos que começam a surgir entre o casal."They say you can't change someone, but someone can change for you".

  • Pattrycia
    2018-10-08 13:19

    3.5* accidental pregnancy is my fave theme, so yeah..

  •  Chele
    2018-10-02 18:13

    I almost skipped this book because of a spoiler I read from a poster from the Community Reviews.I won't name the reviewer as she has the right to her opinions and a right to share these opinions with others. But if my GR friends want to read her review, please email me and I'll get the info to you.I am a lazy reviewer. I have a hard time putting my thoughts to words. I just want to move on to the next book on my tbr shelf. Did I mention I am a lazy reviewer?Well I had to speak up because I feel the reviewer exaggerated what really happened. Yes the H hooked up with the OW a few times. It was a neighbor with benefits type of hook up. I didn't feel the sex was descriptive. And it was less than a page. But it was unreasonable to think the H would not be in sexual situations with other women. To be clear he never had a relationship with the h. Yes he met her when he was 16 and h was 15 in high school. It is mentioned he fell in love with her. But no one knew. And really, it was more like a crush at first sight. He spoke a few words to her and then found out she was his new friend's younger sister. He decided to stay far away from her as not to risk his friendship with her brother. A friendship he really needed and wanted in this particular time in his life.This is the part that the reviewer said was EXPLICIT and DETAILED: "We fumbled our way into my bedroom and fuck on top of my unmade bed. I collapse next to her when we're done, and she rolls over, running her fingers through my hair like she did the last time we fucked." "She pushes up, large breasts smashed against my chest. Melody moved in across the hall three months ago, and we've hooked up several times. It's been a good arrangement. She makes up some excuse to come over.......then we end up here, naked and tangled together." "Or sometimes I bang her in the kitchen. Or against the large, floor-to-ceiling windows in the living room."Unless this reviewer hides under a rock or prefers PG rated books, I don't feel it was explicit nor detailed. This was 10% into the book. Through the whole book I was afraid the detailed sex with OW would appear. I was expecting angst, but the OW appears 2 more times and H makes it clear he is in a relationship with h. No angst.He never hooks up with anyone after his ONS with the h. It was 8 weeks til he saw her again and in all that time no OW. Which was unusual because he was a ONS manwhore. I would have missed a good book if I went by what the reviewer said. It wasn't the greatest book but I enjoyed it. I saw the growth in the H. I hope My review helps other readers. I rate this a 3.75.I'm a lazy reviewer. This took a lot out of me. Community Reviewer, don't you give me cause to do this again.

  • Tina ( As Told By Tina )
    2018-10-13 12:27

    As you may know I am a huge sucker for the brother’s best friend falls for younger sister trope. I love it so much and I immediately add or buy books with this trope. When I saw First Comes Love and it included a surprise pregnancy why yes let me one click that right now. I had been in a huge reading slump and was able to devour First Come Love in a couple hours. Did this help me get out of my reading slump? Not really. Did I love this story? I liked this story but I didn’t love it. The story had so much potential. There was so much I wanted to know that I wish the author had explored. But it is definitely sweet, full of fluff, fast paced and easy to devour in a couple hours. It was a bit cliché nothing new was really presented here other than the surprised pregnancy. The author had a few missed opportunities to really make this shine. Noah and Lauren were the characters that made me want to keep reading. Personally, I thought that Lauren was a well-developed character with a good head on her shoulders. The story is told through both perspectives but I felt like Lauren really took center stage here. I felt like Noah really didn’t have his opportunity to develop and take center stage in the story. The writing was pretty good, this is my first Emily Goodwin and I plan on reading more from her. Do I recommend? Sure! Give it a try. It wasn't my favorite brother's best friend falls for younger sister story but it did help me get into the groove of reading.

  • Nikki
    2018-10-20 11:09

    This book was recommended to me by my bff who said she thought I'd really like it. And I did! :) This was the first book from this author that I've read, and I will definitely be reading more from her! I enjoyed the writing style, the story line, and the characters. I LOVE Noah! He's such a great guy. Yeah he has a bad boy rep, deservedly, but once he finds out Lauren's pregnant, he's all in. I loved how excited he was about every mile stone during her pregnancy, and how involved he wanted to be. And when he booked her a pregnancy massage... So freaking sweet! He totally melted my heart. He's the perfect guy. He still has a bit of the bad boy in him, but he's also a loving guy who would do anything for his lady love and child. swoon ❤ I hated how negative her family was towards him. I wanted to punch them.Her family. They all sucked. Mostly. I get they were worried and wanted to protect Lauren, but come on. Open your eyes and see the guy has changed. I hated how they kept saying things to put doubt in her head. But I did love how she stood up for him at every turn. The sister in law was a mess. I get they why's of her feelings, but I felt like she took it too far.The only issue I had, was the lack of communication. I feel like some of the issues Lauren and Noah had could have been avoided had they talked it out more. But other than that, this book was really great.

  • Sbell
    2018-10-14 16:12

    This book needed more development. The characters were weak, the plot also. I didn'tlike how when Noah and Lauren "get together"neither one remembers. Now, this is a big event. It is the event that bindsthese 2 characters together, and makestheir story move forward. And theydon't remember? NO. Not only do theynot remember, we don't get to be a partof it either. It is written, but we don'texperience it. I have to experience mybooks, not be told what happens.Noah was also somewhat of an assholein actions and thoughts. Now, I loveme a good asshole every now and then,but Noah fell very short. I did not believe that these characters had anychemistry. Lastly, both Noah and Laurensaid things that I just don't think people their age would say. This wastoo forced. I will not be reading moreby this author.

  • Donna ~ The Romance Cover
    2018-09-23 13:17

    3.5 stars!!This was a cute read, a tad predictable but none the less enjoyable.Brothers best friend, accidental pregnancy and a teen crush all wrapped up in a fun with a little angst read. Was a quick read for me, resident bad boy, a little miss perfect, total opposites but both had been hiding their crush for one another for years. One night, one mistake but the beginning of a whole new world for both of them, tough transition, few mistakes but I still loved it.

  • Terri
    2018-10-07 13:12

    Unfortunately I have to give up on this one at 23%. The blurb really intrigued me as I love a brothers best friend story but... the writing was way to cheesy for me :(

  • Saunders
    2018-10-05 15:17

    DNF 25% -not for me

  • Michele A.
    2018-09-27 10:25

    Emily and Noah have known each other for years, especially in light of Noah being the best friend of Emily's brother. Emily has had a crush on Noah and Noah secretly had a crush on Emily but neither acted on it. Emily is a vet tech who is awaiting word on whether she will get accepted to Vet school and Noah is a photographer. The story started okay but then fell apart for me. Emily and her family keep referring to Noah as a bad boy and no good but he was essentially part of their family for years. Emily and Noah get drunk, have a one-night stand and surprise, surprise she's pregnant. For a vet tech she sure didn't know much about how birth control works apparently. On top of that, she uses her baby as an excuse to have Noah jump through hoops to prove he is a worthy father. The story really lost me when Emily kept pushing Noah away while also trying to give him the hope of a family. He is a successful photographer and she is a vet tech, yet she owns a house? Also, there was many times in this book when Emily acted like a 2 year old and pretty much threw a tantrum, lashed out, complained she was tired and then wanted Noah to take care of her while secretly measuring him against the desire to her to have her prince charming. Her whole fascination with Disney movies was a bit creepy and not endearing, just showed how unrealistic her expectations were of love. When Noah finally does fail one of her tests, she ignores him and cites their baby's welfare as being the reason which was a crock of bullsh*t. The fact she rewrote his discharge papers to dumb them down for him was a bit too much. He was a successful photographer, not a second grader. I got the impression he would be able to follow their instructions without her help. Overall I was disappointed and had hoped for more from the blurb of this story. This book was also riddled with missed words, spelling errors and wrong words used, which took away from the story.

  • Brianna at Renee Entress's Blog
    2018-10-08 17:16

    5 Stars!I loved this book! If I could shout about it from the rooftops I totally would. Not only was this novel fan-freaking-tastic, the cover on this book is... TO DIE FOR. It is sexy, smoldering, sweet, and totally intense ... pretty much just like this book. And while this author may have been around for a while, she is fairly new to me and someone I will look for in the very near future. Emily Goodwin delivers a novel to her readers full of fun, intensity, passion, and quite a few twists. This book definitely had lots of fun banter and the internal thoughts... both crazy hilarious and endearing at times. And great news.. this is a total standalone with a super freaking sweet happy ending that will all make us swoon and definitely catch a tear or two along the way.This is Lauren and Noah’s story. Noah and Lauren have known each other a long time. He is her older brother's best friend. She always had a crush on him but he was trouble.. a player... and not into her at all. Well little does she know that Noah has always had a thing for her but kept his distance because of bro code and he doesn't feel that he is worthy of someone like Lauren.And then the tables turn.... one night of passion leads into something so much more. Now they are navigating new waters and dealing with life together, taking is slow and trying to figure things out, a day at the time. It certainly won't be easy for them at times. They will encounter bumps and obstacles along the way. But int he end, the love we fight for is the love most worthy of us. I highly recommend this book. Review Post---> http://reneeentress.blogspot.com/2016...

  • Habiba Hasabo
    2018-10-17 11:05

    I think I never learn. I always go into books with high hope, but then I am crushed. I really wanted to love this. The cover, blurb and title were perfect and I couldn't wait to read it already, but then.. I love the name Noah. I always found it sexy and beautiful. But this Noah was a stupid man. Stuck in the past, too much emotions and stupid actions and I was like when will you learn? I admired his love for Lauren, but why couldn't he just man up and date her? I know the best friend and sister code thing and all, but still.. He kept breaking his promises to her and that just made me mad. "Someone like Lauren doesn’t happen twice. She didn’t walk into my life. She ran. And though we collided, only one of us got hit."~Lauren was kinda plain with some quirks. She wasn't a bad character, but I wasn't that wowed by her. I didn't feel her love much towards Noah, I felt like it was just a crush or something, till the very end. Their connection was felt off for me, but I didn't hate it overall. Even their families didn't just mix. And this Jenny woman, what the hell? The conversation always felt a bit forced among them all and I was struggling to go on. But I respect the author and her effort no matter what! Baby Ella happened, but Noah's love came first.

  • Vieira
    2018-10-23 12:24

    Really liked this one!

  • phoebess
    2018-10-15 13:23

    First Comes Love was sweet, beautiful story spiced with a little bit of drama.A few hours ago, I told myself, "Just the prologue and you will read the rest tomorrow." And here I am—true, it's tomorrow—writing a review right after I finished reading the epilogue. I couldn't stop reading it. All characters (main or minor) were so likable, flawed and well-written it was so easy to relate to them, I honestly can't say who I loved the most.

  • Coco.V
    2018-09-26 10:25

    FREE on Amazon today (10/21/2017)!

  • Renee Entress from Renee Entress's Blog
    2018-10-17 13:20

    5 starThis story has a ton of laughs, pain, and heartbreak. I was pulled right into this story. The story flowed and kept you interested.This is Lauren and Noah’s story. Noah wanted Lauren from the moment he met her but she was off limits as she is his best friend’s sister. When one night she shows up in the bar he sometimes helps out in he agrees to give her a ride home. One thing leads to another and they get one night together. But what happens when that one night has consequences? Can they deal with it? Will they be able to work together and learn to love? Or will a few nights out rip it all apart? Lauren has always dreamed of a happily ever after but is that Noah? Will she have to change her plans and dreams in order to have him? Or will he make all her dreams come true. I loved these characters and also the side characters. I felt I was able to connect with the characters and the story was a great read. I highly recommend this book and can’t wait for the next story from this author.

  • KimBrewing
    2018-09-24 14:10

    I really enjoyed it - the only reason I took off a star is because you can write about a manwhore without having us "see" him being one. I understand it is sometimes necessary for a story line, but I didn't feel this story needed it. I also felt that at one point Lauren totally over reacted.I loved how these two always had feelings for each other that neither thought would come to anything. Throw some drinks in and....well you know ;) I enjoyed the ride these two had learning to be in a committed relationship. This story really needed the epilogue and I'm glad we got it. I finished this story with a smile on my face.

  • Amanda
    2018-10-10 12:19

    I desperately wanted to love this book and I tried so hard to read it but I got 69% into it and had to give it up. I hated Lauren and her family. They were the most pessimistic people. I liked Noah a lot but even he acted like the other shoe was going to drop throughout the whole book. I mean they are in love with each other and they love to be with each other but she still had doubts about him being there for her and their baby? He was doing every single thing right and she still treated him like he was crap. It just pissed me off to the point where I was putting the book down more than I was reading it. Overall it just was not a good read.