Uch comes in it s the thing that differs and truly makes a differenceit can be a deciding moment whether you like the story in the end or notSo here we follow a 26 year old woman Gabby without a ob no opportunities in sight either and recently dumped by her boyfriend of two years in the events and mischiefs that she goes through and lives out while she Chuck and Danielle joins the Rhythm and Chord tour with Eli her twin brother and his band consisted of Gabby s friends Mason and GordoThey know each other very well they grew up together and they are connected by this snarky sassy and sarcastic sense of humor filled with additional pranks and teasingThis foursome is hilarious in their banters and pranksI was laughing so hard most of the timeThings start to change in a tone when Gabby befriends Sacha Malykhin a mysterious yet totally approachable singer of the band thatoins them on a tour Gabby is lurred by him BUT is uncertain how to proceed based on what she s feeling cause she holds some old insecurities from her past related to her physical looks and afraid that she d be turned down and rejected by him BUT she doesn t realise that for love it takes time to grow and to be recognized as such when you start out as merely colleagues and then friendsand then loversBut then you reach the turning point of making a decision of how to go on how to make it workAnd here comes the secret to Ms Zapata s writing styleshe takes you slowly she shows you the perks those small things that are so natural and known to us from the real life cause hey we ve all been in some weird funny as hell situations embarrassed shy red from shame disgusted hurt left out laughed at ridiculed and still very much loved at one point in timeand this story is no differentyou follow these characters on their Escaping the Endless Adolescence: How We Can Help Our Teenagers Grow Up Before They Grow Old journey that looks like such a fun place to be in BUT it also shows us that it s notust uite like thatThe funny hilarious dialogues are the HIGHLIGHT of this book and I can say of every of her books and I have now read 3 out of 4The emotions you re live are real genuine and you either let it go or don tIf you don t you ll probably think this book is meh and that is your ultimate right as a readerBUT if you let yourself go you will fly and you ll feel Dogs Behaving Badly: An A-Z Guide to Understanding and Curing Behavorial Problems in Dogs joy of being relaxed with the notion that hey even with all the shit happening around you can still feel positive with a slight happy grin on your facei chose the latterMs Zapata please keep on bringing the happy grin on my face Instagram Twitter Facebook Pinterest I read this for the Unapologetic Romance Readers New Years 2018 Reading Challenge for the category of Rockstar Romance For info on this challenge click here I almost never like rockstar romances I think it s because t That s right I had a huge smile on my face throughout the whole book It was funny light and so so sweet The romance was slow and hardly anything happened romantically until 80% but the slow build up made me appreciate the relationship between main characters even and the whole anticipation thing was well doneGaby fresh out of college with noob yet dumped by her boyfriend takes an offer from her twin brother Eli to go on tour with him and his bandmates Eli together with Mason and Gordo have been best friends with Gaby since kindergarten they are crazy but good kind of crazy When Gaby Gray Bishop joins them she soon finds out that there is also other band touring with them And letsust say that her first encounter with their lead singer Sacha was hilarious It only gets better later on Their banter teasing and goofing around made me laugh out loud than once Sometimes I feel like I ve known you my entire life and other times I ask myself what the hell I was thinking trying to be your friendI ve thought the same about you What would my life be like if you hadn t kicked me in the ass Gaby and Sacha have instantly taken to each other s humor they fitted together perfectly and it was only natural for them to become a couple after the friendship wasn t enough It took them awhile but not so long to get bored with them getting around to start something And I couldn t stop imagining Sacha with his black dress pants shirts and ties while performing on stage as Adam Levine all the time Ah such a wonderful hero sweet funny caring and tender If you re into music pranks banter sweet erks and sassy heroines then I highly recommend this one. T ninety plus days with three beloved idiots and eight complete strangers shouldn’t be a big deal right If only the singer of the headlining band didn’t have tattoos a great personality a fantastic body and if he wasn’t so funny Let’s be real Gaby never had a chance against Sacha Malykhi.
You ask but dumb isn t one of them When her twin brother invites her to go on tour as his band s merch girl she isn t exactly screaming at the top of her lungs with oyWith no ob opportunities pounding on her door an ex boyfriend she would still like to castrate and no end in sight to moving out of her parents house in Dallas it would be dumb to say no to the chance of a lifetime Two bands three continents one tour Spending the next ninety plus days with three beloved idiots and eight complete strangers shouldn t be a big deal rightIf only the singer of the headlining band didn t have tattoos a great personality a fantastic body and if he wasn t so funnyLet s be real Gaby never had a chance against Sacha MalykhinFirst read December 23 24 2015I loved this bookMariana Zapata is one of my favorite writers Gaby s character is amazing and I love the relationship she has with her twin brother Eli and her best friends Gordo and MasonSo many times I was pissing myself laughing because the dialogue was ust brilliant and Sasha was perfect Perfect for Gaby her extremely colorful family and the music Another amazing book by Mariana ZapataRead this bookSecond read March 19 20 2016 SO GOOD5 I m with the band starsLoved listening to the audio version of this storyAbout the NarratorCallie Dalton is an actor and voice artist who loves feisty heroines and brooding boyfriends She lives in Los Angeles with her own brooding but not always boyfriend and her schnauzer Ella Third read December 15 17 2016Re reading one of my favorite books Gaby is the bestI also love Eli Eliza Mason and Gordo aka The Monsters as wellBut SashaSassy pants and Gaby PrincessStreet fighter story is still one of my favorite slow burn love storiesAbout the Author Mariana Zapata began writing love stories soon after she learned how to spell She probably shouldn t admit that she started sneaking romance novels from her aunt s bookshelves way before she was old enough to even understand what it meant when a man flipped up a woman s skirt Don t tell her mom Luckily she learned to love the process of two people falling in love instead of all the other Liar juicy stuffMariana is a native Texan living in a small town in Colorado with her husband and two beloved and emotionally manipulative Great Danes Dorian and Kaiser When she s not pretending to write she s reading You can usually find her burning somewhat edible experiments in the kitchen or crackingokes at the expense of her family membersShe also loves to hear from her readerswwwmarianazapatacommarianazapatalivecomwwwfacebookcommarianazapatawritesFor upcoming teasers samples and all things new release related Noir join her mailing list here Nice and cute uite forgettable I would have loved it had I read her books in the order they were released Sigh I read her better work first and now I am spoiled 4 stars Not liking you is like fighting gravity I am on a roll when it comes to Mariana Zapata books With each one I read I love her and I only have 2 left and I go between wanting to binge read them or to savor them and wait a while to read Rhythm Chord Malykhin was different than some of her other books but still had fantastic characters a fun story line and a delicious slow burn romance Gaby is going on tour with her twin brother to help his band as the girl who sells merch during the show She needs aob and gets to travel some so it s a win win for her While on tour she meets Sasha Sasha Malykhin is the lead singer of one of the other bands on tour He and Gaby become friends fun and flirty friends but with time Gaby wants Who wouldn t with a guy like Sasha I always love books where the characters are friends first You watch the couples slowly fall in love You get to see them really get to know the other person That s exactly what happened with Sasha and Gaby Their story was sweet sexy and entertaining It made me laugh and smile it had Renovate: Changing Who You Are by Loving Where You Are just enough angstconflict to keep me glued to the pages and I adored the way it ended This one was a win for me I FUCKIN LOVED THIS BOOKand I will tell you about it laterBUT I will state this Mariana Zapata is definitely one of the authors that I am saving in MY FAVORITE AUTHORS drawerThe storyAs I like to state there s no subject or theme that hasn t already been written The difference is in the WAY or HOW it was written and that s where the writers personal to. Op of her lungs withoy With no ob opportunities pounding on her door an ex boyfriend she would still like to castrate and no end in sight to moving out of her parents’ house in Dallas it would be dumb to say no to the chance of a lifetime Two bands three continents one tour Spending the nex.
4 5 reread 180618290619I loved another MZ book What a damn shocker Honestly I don t even know why I doubted that she could make me fall in love with my least favourite trope rockstar romances her writing and plot lines are always flawless This was yet again another slow burn romance that surpassed all other slow burns UGH I NEED MORE MZ BOOKS criesGaby is currently in the stage of life where nothing s going right She s finished 45 stars Not liking you is like fighting gravity After her boyfriend dumps her Gabby is asked to go on tour with her twin brother selling merchandise for his band Which would be fine if she wasn t insanely attracted to the lead singer of the other traveling band Sacha Three months and a bunch of countries everyone will be tight together making for some interesting happenings Because if I remember correctly your text message said I ust kicked the hottest guy I ve probably ever seen in the ass And I asked you what he looked like and you texted me back Like a double bacon cheeseburger I d take a bite out of Mariana Zapata is an author who has never let me down I ve read six of her books and thoroughly enjoyed them all She takes the time to develop her characters and her relationships so everything feels real I love that she writes slow burn instead of instalove I love seeing the Circumstantial Evidence journey her characters take when falling for each otherRhythm Chord Malykhin is an excellent book and falls in the middle of the spectrum not my favorite Zapata and not my least favorite It s a solid rock star romance but I also wondered why none of the band players were running around getting laid with everything that moved Not that I want that but I wonder if this was a accurate depiction of the lifestyle where it takes place You need to start reading Zapata if you haven t already And if you have read some of her books bump this one up the to be read list He was the end to my beginning Follow me on Facebook Blog Instagram Twitter He was the end to my beginning I m a huge fan of Zapata s She if a ueen of slow burn and I absolutely loved and This book unfortunately didn t do it for me I did like it Iust didn t love it We have Gaby our heroine who goes on tour with her brother s band to work as a merch girl There she meets Sasha a lead singer of the headlining band who is also on tour with them They spend the next three months together on the road and build their friendship which develops into love I loved the supporting characters and some of the crazyfunny things they did Gaby was on a bus full of guys her life was not easy and slightly uncomfortable and times and funny Gaby annoyed me to no end by the end of the book I don t think I ve ever read about a delusional heroine before She took the I m not sure he wants than friendship to the next level I think at one point while I was listening to the audio book I screamed something along the lines of Why don t you Lone Star Justice: The First Century of the Texas Rangers just fucking ASK him She has no problem talking about anything else other than things that matter I can understand multipleokes with references to hookers but I don t really understand slut shaming I didn t particularly care for it it was not needed Gaby sees some girls in skirts waiting to get autographs next to the band members and thinks to herself Prostitutes Really Then she meets the hero s ex and thinks Slut on multiple occasions I understand she was insecure about her appearance but she ust came off as bitter The hero he was incredibly sweet caring talented fluffy and too damn perfect He was ust so tame especially for being a star I don t know I couldn t find any flaws in his character and that also kind of made me a bit detached from him He was always there always waiting waiting for Abby to talk herself through some shit she was imagining to herself argh If you like slow burn friends to lovers and romances about rock bands this book might be for you While this one wasn t my FAVORITE Mariana Zapata slow burn it was still fantasticZapata is ust the ueen of the slow burn for meI like to watch her characters develop over the course of the bookIt s always well done and gives me all the feels June 20195th readLove Sassy and Flabby This is my 4th read of this book and I SynopsisTwenty six year old Gaby Barreto might be a lot of things loyal sarcastic one of the guys and a pain in the butt depending on which family member. Twenty six year old Gaby Barreto might be a lot of things loyal sarcastic one of the guys and a pain in the butt depending on which family member you ask but dumb isn’t one of them When her twin brother invites her to go on tour as his band’s merch girl she isn’t exactly screaming at the