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

Posted May 28, 2020 by wildandw in Book Reviews / 0 Comments

BOOK REVIEW: Say You Still Love Me by K.A. TuckerSay You Still Love Me by K.A. Tucker
Published by Atria Books on August 6, 2019
Genres: Contemporary Romance
Pages: 373
Format: Paperback
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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.

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MY THOUGHTS

My Rating: 4 stars

Say You Still Love Me is a sweet and emotional second chance romance — a great summer read!

K.A. Tucker is such a captivating writer!  I love how this story unfolds with the dual timelines:  the childhood summer camp romance intertwined with the characters reuniting thirteen years later.  I found the book hard to put down as more of their past comes to fruition, but at the same time, the pacing is a bit slow, as is the burn of the present-day rekindling.

The characters definitely made this book for me!  Piper and Kyle come from different sides of the track, but neither want to be defined by their families.  That really shapes the people they are at their cores, but inevitably, their backgrounds play a role in their relationship (both past and present), as do their experiences that one summer at Camp Wawa.  The secondary characters, who are seen across both timelines, are also phenomenal.

Overall, I happily recommend Say You Still Love Me!  I feel like this could be enjoyed by a wide audience because, in my opinion, the flashbacks read much like a YA and the steam level is relatively low, though it’s definitely emotion-filled!


ABOUT THE AUTHOR

K.A. Tucker writes captivating stories with an edge.

She is the internationally bestselling author of the Ten Tiny Breaths and Burying Water series, He Will Be My Ruin, Until It Fades, Keep Her Safe, The Simple Wild, Be the Girl, and Say You Still Love Me. Her books have been featured in national publications including USA Today, Globe & Mail, Suspense Magazine, Publisher’s Weekly, Oprah Mag, and First for Women. She has been nominated for the Goodreads Choice Award for Best Romance 2013 for TEN TINY BREATHS and Best Romance 2018 for THE SIMPLE WILD. KEEP HER SAFE made Suspense Magazine’s Best of 2018 list for Romantic Suspense.

K.A. Tucker currently resides in a quaint town outside of Toronto.

Source: Author Website


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