When Jacqueline follows her longtime boyfriend to the college of his choice, the last thing she expects is a breakup two months into sophomore year. After two weeks in shock, she wakes up to her new reality: she’s single, attending a state university instead of a music conservatory, ignored by her former circle of friends, and failing a class for the first time in her life.
Leaving a party alone, Jacqueline is assaulted by her ex’s frat brother. Rescued by a stranger who seems to be in the right place at the right time, she wants nothing more than to forget the attack and that night – but her savior, Lucas, sits on the back row of her econ class, sketching in a notebook and staring at her. Her friends nominate him to be the perfect rebound.
When her attacker turns stalker, Jacqueline has a choice: crumple in defeat or learn to fight back. Lucas remains protective, but he’s hiding secrets of his own.
Suddenly appearances are everything, and knowing who to trust is anything but easy.
Hey hey! It’s time for my first Friday Fave blog post. I want to, from time to time, post about my favorite books that I never posted official reviews for back in the day.
Easy, by Tammara Webber, is one of my absolute favorite books. For me, there is no other New Adult book that can compare, or ever will.
I never went to college, but I devoured every book in this genre when they were popping up everywhere. I loved the mystery of Easy, though I had a pretty good idea how it would work out.
Jacqueline was so relatable to me. The way she fretted over Lucas, wondering when he would text back, what he was thinking. I love a strong woman, but it is okay to show our insecurities, the things in our head that drive us nuts. I have felt the way she did so many times and it was nice to see a character wondering what the hell a boy was thinking and freaking out a little.
Easy deals with a hard topic, one I believe we must talk about it. You’re thrust right into the middle of it from the get-go and I was on the edge of my seat the whole time, watching Jacqueline grow and become stronger through it all.
This novel features one of my favorite kiss scenes and it is one of the ONLY books I will go back and re-read from time to time. It’s always fresh, always like a new story for me. That’s the mark of a good novel. It stays with you. I promise you won’t regret checking it out.