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Wait for You

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Love isn't meant to be perfect...Except when it is Some things are worth waiting for...This is the book you've been waiting to read since you put down One Day and Fifty Shades of Grey. Some things are worth experiencing...'Cam stole my heart' 'One of the most endearing, touching and fun friends-to-lovers I've read' 'Gripping ...the sweetest yet hottest romance' And some things are worth fighting for...Avery knows she should stay away from Cam Hamilton: he might be the hottest guy on campus but she really doesn't need that sort of drama right now. Love is best left in the past - along with her troubles. But sometimes, the last thing that you want is just the thing you need...show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 416 pages
  • 130 x 197 x 31mm | 290g
  • HarperCollins Publishers
  • Harper
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0007530986
  • 9780007530984
  • 49,795

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'WAIT FOR YOU has it all; great characters, a gripping story and the sweetest yet hottest romance. I can't wait for J Lynn's next book!' ONE MORE PAGE 'Definitely the best new adult book I've read so far. The characters and the storyline were fantastic! ... And then we have Cam. Cam, Cam, Cam. Oh god I love him. Right from that first meeting. He had me at "sweetheart". 5*' THE SECRET LIFE OF A BOOKWORM 'A hot and sexy read with a cracking story line and fantastic characters - what more could you want? I loved it and I'd highly suggest you read it! 5*' BOOK PASSION FOR LIFE 'WAIT FOR YOU is full of hot boys and more steamy snogs than you can count... this is also so much more - while the story is pacey and original, we challenge anyone not to swoon their way from start to finish' SUGARSCAPEshow more

About J. Lynn

Jennifer L Armentrout, also known as J Lynn, is the USA TODAY bestselling author of the Lux and Gamble Brothers series. She is also the author of the award-winning Covenant series. She writes young adult fiction and adult fiction. When she's not busy writing, which is almost next to never, she can be found procrastinating on Twitter or messing with her dog Loki. She lives with her husband in West Virginia and is addicted to 5 Hour Energy Drinks.show more

Rating details

111,854 ratings
4.19 out of 5 stars
5 45% (50,510)
4 35% (39,607)
3 15% (16,342)
2 3% (3,690)
1 2% (1,705)

Our customer reviews

(Source: I received a digital copy of this book for free on a read-to-review basis. Thanks to Harper Fiction and Netgalley.) 19-year-old Avery is finally moving miles away from her old life, and the bad things that happened to her, and starting over at college miles away, much to her family’s disapproval. Things are looking up for Avery though when she meets Cam, her sexy neighbour and classmate. Avery has issues though, and she’s not really looking for a fling. Can Avery work through her problems? Can she see a future for her and Cam? And will Cam wait for her to figure it out? This was a fairly average contemporary romance. Cam and Avery were both okay characters, but nothing amazing, and their romance was okay too. The sexy bits towards the end of the book were a little more entertaining, but again, nothing exceptional. For me, this book had 2 saving graces that made it just about read-worthy. One was the mystery over what had happened to Avery in her past that I kinda wanted to find out about, and the other was Avery’s friend Jacob, who was gay and proud, and so blunt it was funny! Have to say that I loved how he just came out with things, and his assurance that if Cam batted for his team he would have been ‘screwing him since august’ was just great. Otherwise the storyline was okay, but it just didn’t grab me or make me want to keep reading. I found it really hard to keep motivated to keep reading, as I really just wasn’t that interested in what was going on to care what happened next. Overall; pretty average contemporary romance. 6.5 out of 10.show more
by Sarah Elizabeth
I immediately connected with Avery, and was immensely curious as to what happened 5 years ago at Halloween. I know that it effects her still and caused her to go across the country in order to be unknown at a new college, a fresh start. She starts her first day by literally running into campus legend, the hot Cam. Her embarrassment and running I can definitely understand, but I admired her bravery by going to her next class at least. As I found out what happened to her, and what she was still facing, my heart broke for her. Cam is so amazing. I loved his backstory, his patience, his "arrogance," his soft side, and his connection with his family. He had such funny, touching and also seriously swoon worthy moments with Avery. I loved also that he could cook, and that he was good at it. He wanted to share his goodies with everyone... and I don't know what it is about JLA and cookies, but there is another great and sexy cookie moment in this one too. Wait for You is an intense and gritty contemporary, but it still has the JLA addictiveness, awesome heroine, setting, theme and I can't put this down if I tried appeal. This is def for mature teens and adults because of mature and dark themes, sexual content (nothing too graphic, but more than your average ya), self harm, sexual assault, and drinking underage. I enjoyed the setting, it is refreshing to be at a college campus instead of high school like I am used to with YA. It felt authentic, and made me remember my college days walking around campus and trying to make new friends. The pacing is great as well, I never wanted to put it down, and not a second was I bored. The bullying and the power of rumors in this one really struck home with me. I have never had anything this traumatic, and when I dealt with cutting and eating disorders, I was lucky to have friend and parental support. But what she went through with her parents, and what they forced her to do, all for the image of their family in the community shocked and appalled me! I loved Avery's journey to healing and trusting Cam, and her friends. I also liked that while there was attraction at first sight, it was a slow and awesome build into love and a relationship. I also really enjoyed Britt and Jacob--they were Avery's friends, and it was a true friendship. I loved how they ragged on one another, but at the end of the day supported each other. They are the kind of friends I love to read about and that everyone should have. The threads of this story tied up well, and I was so proud of Avery's journey to loving herself again and allowing herself to trust and be loved by others. But I can't wait to see what Be With Me has in store for us. Bottom Line: Amazingly awesome, sweet and swoonworthy but dark and emotional all at the same time.show more
by Brandi Kosiner (Brandi Breathes Books)
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