Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Blog Tour Review: Fire in You by J. Lynn

Fire in You (Wait for You #6)
By: J. Lynn
Released: November 28, 2016
Source: E-ARC from Inkslinger PR
Purchase the Book: B&N - iBooks - Amazon
*A copy of this book was provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

Jillian Lima’s whole world was destroyed in a span of a few hours. The same night her childhood love, Brock ‘the Beast’ Mitchell, broke her heart, her life was irrevocably altered by the hand of a stranger with a gun. It takes six years to slowly glue together the shattered pieces of her life, but Jillian is finally ready to stop existing in a past full of pain and regret. She takes a job at her father’s martial arts Academy and she’s going out on her first date since a failed relationship that was more yuck than yum. Jillian is determined to start living. She just never expected Brock to be a part of her life again. But he’s firmly back in her life before she knows it, and not only is he older, he’s impossibly more handsome, more teasing and more everything. And when he sees Jillian, he’s no longer capable of thinking of her as the little girl who was his shadow growing up or the daughter of the man who gave him a second chance at life. He sees the woman who’d always been there for him, the one person who believed in him no matter what. Brock knows she’s the one he should’ve made his, and what begins as a tentative friendship quickly turns to red-hot chemistry that sparks a flame that burns brighter than lust. Falling for Brock again risks more than her heart, because when the past sorrow-filled and guilt-ridden past resurfaces, and a web of lies threatens to rip them apart, the fallout could lay waste to everything they’ve fought to build together, and destroy the dreams of those they care most about. (Goodreads)

I really enjoyed Fire in You a lot! It's no secret that I'm a huge Jennifer L. Armentrout fan, so of course I was excited to read her next new book. I'm especially a fan of this Wait for Me series though and this book was definitely another great addition.

Fire in You is the story of Jillian and Brock. Jillian was in love with Brock for years as they grew up together. However, the night he broke her heart, was also the same night a stranger with a gun changed her life. It's been six years since Jillian has spoken to Brock and she is surprised when he shows up back in her life again.

Jillian was a well developed character. I really liked her story a lot and watching her grow. I loved that she decided that it was time to change and start living more for herself. Making those changes and putting herself out there wasn't always easy for her, but I admired the way she didn't give up. There was even one specific scene in the end that made me want to stand up and cheer for her. I also loved the relationship that Jillian shared with her family. It was clear how much her large family loved each other and the pride that Jillian took in working at her father's martial arts academy. 

Brock was a well developed character too. I really enjoyed how the relationship between Brock and Jillian developed as well. They share a complicated past and cared very deeply for each other. However, they also carried the burden of what happened to Jillian that night six years ago. I really liked getting to know Brock better though and how he came to be such an important part of Jillian's life when they were both young. It was clear how much he loved and respected her family as well.

I also loved seeing many familiar characters from the previous books in this series again. It's always fun to see what is happening in their lives and catch up with them in a sense. Armentrout has truly done a great job with connecting all of these characters to each other.

The plot was paced well and like with most of Armentrout's books, I couldn't put this one down. There was a good balance of drama and romance. I especially liked that the romance in this book took the time to develop because it made it that much more realistic. I also loved that there was some humor in this story as well. The love/hate relationship between Jillian and her cat Rhage was especially funny. 

Overall, I really enjoyed Fire in You a lot! I definitely recommend picking this one up if you're a fan of this series already, a fan of any of Armentrout's books, or even just a fan of contemporary romance books.       

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About Jennifer L. Armentrout: # 1 New York Times and #1 International Bestselling author Jennifer lives in Martinsburg, West Virginia. All the rumors you’ve heard about her state aren’t true. When she’s not hard at work writing, she spends her time reading, watching really bad zombie movies, pretending to write, and hanging out with her husband and her Jack Russell Loki.
Her dreams of becoming an author started in algebra class, where she spent most of her time writing short stories….which explains her dismal grades in math. Jennifer writes young adult paranormal, science fiction, fantasy, and contemporary romance. She is published with Spencer Hill Press, Entangled Teen and Brazen, Disney/Hyperion and Harlequin Teen. Her book Obsidian has been optioned for a major motion picture and her Covenant Series has been optioned for TV. Her young adult romantic suspense novel DON’T LOOK BACK was a 2014 nominated Best in Young Adult Fiction by YALSA.
She also writes Adult and New Adult contemporary and paranormal romance under the name J. Lynn. She is published by Entangled Brazen and HarperCollins. 

Pre-Order Campaign:

Order a digital or paperback copy of Fire in You by J. Lynn, and fill out this form by December 3rd, and get an exclusive bonus scene-an Epilogue featuring POVs from all the major couples throughout the Wait for You world!
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Fire in You Feature Tour:
November 21
The Book Bratz-Review
This Wacky Mama Reads!-Review & Excerpt  
Booklovers For Life-Character Q & A
November 22
The Reading Geek-Review  
Words With Sarah-Review & Author Interview
November 23
November 24
A Bookish Escape-Review  
Star-Crossed Book Blog-Review & Author Interview
November 25
Book Bitches Blog-Review & Excerpt  
The Irish Banana Reviews-Review & Author Interview
November 26
Stuck In YA Books-Review & Top 5 List
Step Into Fiction-Review & Excerpt
November 27
Less Reality, More Books-Review & Character Q & A
My YA NA Book Obsession-Review & Author Interview
November 28
November 29
Milky Way of Books-Review
Love Between the Sheets-Review & Character Q & A  
Book Boyfriend Reviews-Review
November 30
The Cover Contessa-Review & Top 5 List
Deity Island-Review & Excerpt  
All Romance Reviews-Review & Excerpt
December 1
Cocktails and Books-Review
Readers Live 1000 Lives-Review & Character Q & A  
December 2
Tome Tender-Review & Excerpt
The Book Hookup-Review & Excerpt
December 3
Nose Stuck in a Book-Review & Excerpt
Kimberlyfaye Reads-Review & Top 5 List


  1. Thank you so much! ~Jessica, InkSlinger PR

  2. I started this one and I am loving it so far. I absolutely adore Jillian and I cannot wait to finish it! Great review!


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