BOOK REVIEW: Say You Still Love Me by K. A. Tucker

BOOK REVIEW: Say You Still Love Me by K. A. TuckerSay You Still Love Me by K. A. Tucker
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Synopsis:

Life is a mixed bag for Piper Calloway.

On the one hand, she’s a twenty-nine-year-old VP at her dad’s multibillion-dollar real estate development firm, and living the high single life with her two best friends in a swanky downtown penthouse. On the other hand, she’s considered a pair of sexy legs in a male-dominated world and constantly has to prove her worth. Plus, she’s stuck seeing her narcissistic ex-fiancé—a fellow VP—on the other side of her glass office wall every day.

Things get exponentially more complicated for Piper when she runs into Kyle Miller—the handsome new security guard at Calloway Group Industries, and coincidentally the first love of her life.

The guy she hasn’t seen or heard from since they were summer camp counsellors together. The guy from the wrong side of the tracks. The guy who apparently doesn’t even remember her name.

Piper may be a high-powered businesswoman now, but she soon realizes that her schoolgirl crush is not only alive but stronger than ever, and crippling her concentration. What’s more, despite Kyle’s distant attitude, she’s convinced their reunion isn’t at all coincidental, and that his feelings for her still run deep. And she’s determined to make him admit to them, no matter the consequences.

It seems crazy to me that reading about summer camp will elicit a feeling of nostalgia within me when I’ve never actually even been to a summer camp before. Books like this get me every. Single. Time. AND make me want to go back in time and experience these things for myself!

This is a book about Piper and Kyle and flashes back and forth between the present and the summer they met at Camp Wawa as teens. While at times the flashbacks made it feel like they slowed the book down a bit and were almost even jarring at times (adult Piper is VP at her dad’s multi BILLION-dollar company so it’s very Corporate compared to “simple” teen life outdoors at a summer camp) I obviously still loved reading about their time at camp and the two falling in love. Young love like that always makes me feel so happy and bubbly inside. It excites me and reminds what those initial feelings were like, all those years ago.

This is my first book by Tucker and it definitely won’t be my last, either! I loved her writing, her characters, and the twists that found their way into the story that kept my on my toes. If you’re looking for a sweet summer read that also packs a pretty big emotional punch, I’d highly recommend this one!

Huge thanks to Atria books for sending me a physical ARC in exchange for an honest review! ♥

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8 Comments

  1. I enjoyed this one so much. No surprise, since I adore K.A. Tucker. I’m a big fan of second-chance romance so this was right up my alley. And it’s funny how you mention the nostalgia factor because I never went to camp either but I was feeling it, too! 🙂
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    • Arielle

      July 31, 2019 at 10:57 am

      That is a very interesting thing. I wonder how many other people have experienced that as well!

  2. I so loved that one too Arielle! I was feeling nostalgic too and like you I never went to a summer camp 😉

  3. I keep seeing this one around! It’s on my TBR, so I’m sure I’ll get to it eventually. I did go to summer camps as a child, and I have really fond memories from those trips! However, I like to read summery books in the winter when everything else feels cold. 😉

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    • Arielle

      August 5, 2019 at 6:50 am

      Ohhhh yeah that does sound good. That usually just makes me sad and wish for Summer even more, lol!

  4. Recently, I’ve been seeing this book everywhere in the blogosphere! I haven’t read a K.A. Tucker book but I might give this a shot. I’m glad you enjoyed it! Great review!
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