#Moonstruck (#Lovestruck #2)
Over one million “likes”—but only one of them matters. After pop star Ryan De Luna praises Maisy Harrison’s YouTube cover of his classic hit, he offers Maisy and her fledgling band the opportunity of a lifetime: to be his opening act.Music may be Maisy’s life, but she has one ground rule: never date a musician. That goes double for a heartbreaker like Ryan. If only she didn’t feel so vulnerable to his larger-than-life charm. And maybe now more than ever, when he asks for her help to shake off his playboy image. How can she resist playing the part of his fake girlfriend for the duration of the tour?Ryan’s never met anyone like Maisy. She sees past all the star-studded fame and treats him like any other guy. And the more time they spend together, the more he finds himself falling for her. Now he’d like to make their imaginary fling an IRL thing. But can he convince her to take a chance and trust him with her heart?

#Moonstruck (#Lovestruck #2) Details

Title#Moonstruck (#Lovestruck #2)
Author
ReleaseJul 17th, 2018
PublisherMontlake Romance
Rating
GenreRomance, Contemporary Romance, Contemporary

#Moonstruck (#Lovestruck #2) Review

  • Carol [Goodreads Addict]
    January 1, 1970
    Moonstruck is book two in the Lovestruck series by Sariah Wilson. I really enjoyed the first book in this series, Starstruck, so I jumped at the chance to read this one. I won this in a Goodreads giveaway! This is my third book by this author. This is a stand alone. You do not need to have read the first book in this series in order to read this one.Maisy Harrison is the only girl, the youngest with three older, very protective brothers. Maisy is lead singer and guitarist in a band with her brot Moonstruck is book two in the Lovestruck series by Sariah Wilson. I really enjoyed the first book in this series, Starstruck, so I jumped at the chance to read this one. I won this in a Goodreads giveaway! This is my third book by this author. This is a stand alone. You do not need to have read the first book in this series in order to read this one.Maisy Harrison is the only girl, the youngest with three older, very protective brothers. Maisy is lead singer and guitarist in a band with her brothers called Yesterday. Like her brothers, music is everything to her. They all hold daytime jobs since their music barely brings in any income. But everything changed the night her best friend got back stage passes to a Ryan De Luna concert. Ryan is a mega star. He used to be known for his wild ways but in the recent years has really seemed to clean up his act. He dresses different, conducts himself differently, and his music seems to have matured. Not to mention the fact that he is about the best looking guy on the planet. But Maisy has a strict rule, she never ever dates musicians. She really doesn’t date at all. Her brothers make it pretty impossible. Maisy had an absentee father who was a musician and after seeing what he did to her mother all her life, she will never put herself through that. As a result, she is saving herself for marriage. Still, when she meets Ryan for the first time, there is some kind of chemical reaction between them. A zing that effects her from her head to her toes. All the more reason to keep her distance from Ryan De Luna. “The attraction was so intense it was almost chemical. Like he had scientifically bewitched my hormones. Somehow I felt both hot and cold inside. Like ice and fire froze and burned through me at the same time, even though that was physically impossible.” After seeing a YouTube video of Maisy’s band doing one of their songs, Ryan invited her band to go on tour with him as his opening act. It was everything they had ever dreamed of and would help them get out of a financial bind they were in. Ryan was desperate to clean up his image and with the attraction that sizzled between he and Maisy, it would be so easy to convince the world that they were dating. So he asked her to be his fake girlfriend and she agreed. Only Ryan’s feelings were quickly becoming real and he sensed that Maisy’s were as well. He respected her wishes but he wanted more from her than a fake relationship. He wanted a real one. “I had to stay strong. Remember my rules. Not fall in love. And never, no matter what I wanted, let him kiss me.” As things progress with Ryan and Maisy, they both realize that what they have is special and wonderful. But Maisy is still hanging on to her old hurts from her father. Can she really move forward with Ryan when she hasn’t let go of the past? “Sweetheart, do you know what happens when fire meets ice? Steam.” This was a super sweet story of love and forgiveness. Maisy is so mature for her twenty-two years but still has so much to learn. This author has such a beautiful way of telling her stories. I like that even though the book is about Maisy and Ryan, we get a little hint of what is happening with two other couples as well. The entire book is told from Maisy’s point of view. My biggest complaint is that there is no epilogue. I really would have liked to walk away with a little glimpse into their future to see how things were going. I usually read books that are a lot more steamy but surprisingly enough, I didn’t really miss it here. Both books in this series are very enjoyable and if you are looking for a romance that doesn’t have sexy times in it, this is sure to please.
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  • Julie Carpenter
    January 1, 1970
    #allthelove #wordscannotadequatelydescribethefeels #newfavoriteshipcouple #don'twaitgrabacopynow #happyhappysigh #keepemcomingSariahWilson #timeforareread #permagrinforever #onemorenight #Maisysong #RyanandMaisy4ever #maybeIshouldstophastagin? #therulesaremeanttobebrokenThis book! Oh my heavens! I was super duper excited when I saw that Sariah Wilson wrote another book in the #Lovestruck series! Dancing commenced and some happy squeals and then the wait began. #patienceisn'tforeveryone! Then Kat #allthelove #wordscannotadequatelydescribethefeels #newfavoriteshipcouple #don'twaitgrabacopynow #happyhappysigh #keepemcomingSariahWilson #timeforareread #permagrinforever #onemorenight #Maisysong #RyanandMaisy4ever #maybeIshouldstophastagin? #therulesaremeanttobebrokenThis book! Oh my heavens! I was super duper excited when I saw that Sariah Wilson wrote another book in the #Lovestruck series! Dancing commenced and some happy squeals and then the wait began. #patienceisn'tforeveryone! Then Kathy Jo, a goodreads friend, told me it was available on NetGalley. Stop the press, I went straight over and requested a copy! Then the waiting began. #whyhaven'ttheyapprovedmeyet??????? So then after an excruciatingly loooooooooooong 2 days (I know so rough having to wait that long) I got the approval email, squealed and possibly did some more Carlton dancing, much to the shocked eyes of my daughters wondering what in the world was going on with their momma. Hee Hee! Just kidding, they know I get excited a lot and laugh and dance and squeal in excitement. #stillakidatheart! I jumped on NetGalley and downloaded my copy. Woohoo!No, I didn't read it straight through. I did try to sleep, but it was pretty close to reading #everypossiblesecond! I absolutely loved this one! I loved the first book, #Starstruck, but I might have to say this one was even better (at least for me)! Can I give it more than 5 stars please? Maybe it was all the music references, because I am a huge music lover, singer, pianist, anything music related I am there! And these two characters were fabulous!Maisy has had some tough moments in her life. Some she hasn't healed from and she needs to. I loved how the author showed the growth and developing strength of Maisy. She was already amazing and strong but she just grew and developed even more. I loved watching her trust grow and realizing that it was ok for her heart to find someone to love and trust. Someone that could be her true love.Ryan De Luna was a hoot! He and Maisy banter back and forth. He knew she saw him as himself. Not a popstar and not her next meal ticket or a good time. She didn't care about all the statuses and such. He was just another guy and had to prove himself to her. And boy, oh boy did he ever!Can I just say the music video?????? Oh sweet heavens. Those two. And them singing together? And the song Maisy? And, and, and......it's never ending y'all! Seriously so many sweet and gentle moments, plus some sweet and spicy moments.Maisy's family were awesome one moment and aggravating the next. Her brothers and I had a love and frustrated relationship. Lol! They were great brothers but I wish they would have opened up with her a little more. Yes, I totally and completely understand it's fictional and needed for the storyline. But I can vent a little can't I? It all worked perfectly for the review and gave me moments of wanting to tell them to stop babying her and tell her everything. In the end they did though, so all is forgiven! I want to tell you so many more moments about this book but I just can't spoil it for you. If you need a sweet and spicy romance novel (yes clean, yes there are some mild innuendos see content section below) to enjoy and devour this summer grab this one. And enjoy the ride, the music, the family relations and the most important relationship of all, Ryan and Maisy's. Content: Clean. Maisy believes in waiting for marriage for intercourse and won't back down on that rule. Ryan is a pop star and has been since he was very young. He has lived that lifestyle. So he does tease Maisy and make small comments about him being available. They do have a conversation about "notching" in terms of pop star, band members and groupies making conquests. Maisy doesn't agree and lets Ryan know where she stands. There are a couple scenes where they make out but no sex scenes. Some other talk about pop star lifestyle but nothing graphic. Mostly mild innuendos scattered throughout. I would not let my younger teen daughters read this but would recommend for more mature readers.I received a copy from the publisher, Montlake Romance, via NetGalley. All thoughts and opinions in the review are my own.Happy Reading!!!------------------------------------(This was my pre-read and pre-review excitement for the book being announced!)*squeal* Did anyone else do the Carlton dance when they saw this????? Amazon has the cover up, that's where I originally saw it!!! So, so excited. 💃🏼💃🏼💃🏼
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  • Kathy * Bookworm Nation
    January 1, 1970
    #sogood #moonstruck #lunachick #fangirl #maisyandryan4ever #lovestruck #moreplease I was beyond excited when I saw this was up (official release date is July 17 #markyourcalendars) on Netgalley and I patiently #okaynotsopatiently waited to get approved to review it. I adored the first book so my expectations may have been a little high for this one, but just like the first I was sucked right into the story and couldn't put it down. I like that this one focused on the music industry. To be honest #sogood #moonstruck #lunachick #fangirl #maisyandryan4ever #lovestruck #moreplease I was beyond excited when I saw this was up (official release date is July 17 #markyourcalendars) on Netgalley and I patiently #okaynotsopatiently waited to get approved to review it. I adored the first book so my expectations may have been a little high for this one, but just like the first I was sucked right into the story and couldn't put it down. I like that this one focused on the music industry. To be honest, I like music, but I'm not a super fan by any means. It was still fun to see behind the scenes, I especially liked learning about tours, the tour buses (I may have googled some pics to help me visualize it all), and just everything that goes into making a big tour work. Maisy and Ryan had a great love story. I liked that they had so much in common, both with their music and personal lives. They just #clicked. I liked that they were able to really get to know each other from all their time #roadtripping on the tour bus. Great setting for a romance and one I hadn't ever read before. I loved the swoony moments, and loved their fun banter. I thought it was so refreshing to have a heroine who wanted to wait for marriage and even more refreshing to have the guy so respectful of that wish. It also made their love story more memorable and truly romantic. They were really falling in love, not just lust. So yeah, I was a big fan of the romance.I liked the supporting cast, her three loving and overprotective brothers were fun. Reminded me of my three older brothers! Overall, this was a great read! I haven't read much lately, but this was just the book to drag me out of my rut and get me excited to read again! I highly recommend it!ContentRomance: Clean, mild innuendo talk of waiting for marriageLanguage: NoneViolence: NoneSeries: Book Two, can stand on its ownSource: NetgalleyNominated for a 2018 Swoony Award, vote here http://bit.ly/2CWYB9U
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  • Kathy
    January 1, 1970
    I was ridiculously happy when I was able to download an ARC of this book! I went to bed early so I could read it and ended up staying up until 2:30 am finishing it. I love when I find a book I don't want put down.This felt very similar to Sariah's book #Starstruck (which I loved). While #Starstruck features a movie star #Moonstruck features the lead of a popular band. With sizzling chemistry, whity humor, plenty of bantering and a fun host of supporting characters this one was a winner in my boo I was ridiculously happy when I was able to download an ARC of this book! I went to bed early so I could read it and ended up staying up until 2:30 am finishing it. I love when I find a book I don't want put down.This felt very similar to Sariah's book #Starstruck (which I loved). While #Starstruck features a movie star #Moonstruck features the lead of a popular band. With sizzling chemistry, whity humor, plenty of bantering and a fun host of supporting characters this one was a winner in my book. A face paced, engaging book from author Sariah Wilson that I sacrificed sleep for. Content: clean (no language, no sex) but there are some passionate make-out scenes and some talk of sex and past indiscretions but nothing described and nothing crude or crass.
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  • ✶Rachelle✶
    January 1, 1970
    3 starsGetting a chance to meet and banter and fall in love with your favorite musician? YES PLEASE. And did I imagine myself as Maisy and Ryan as Niall Horan? YOU BETTER BELIEVE I DID.I 100% of the time abhor insta-love. It is unrealistic and completely kills any interest I have in the characters. It makes them seem shallow and way too superficial. #Moonstruck is an insta-love of sorts, BUT it is done in a way that is actually believable and not cringe-y.Insta-lust is a thing, and it is definit 3 starsGetting a chance to meet and banter and fall in love with your favorite musician? YES PLEASE. And did I imagine myself as Maisy and Ryan as Niall Horan? YOU BETTER BELIEVE I DID.I 100% of the time abhor insta-love. It is unrealistic and completely kills any interest I have in the characters. It makes them seem shallow and way too superficial. #Moonstruck is an insta-love of sorts, BUT it is done in a way that is actually believable and not cringe-y.Insta-lust is a thing, and it is definitely something that I understand. Maisy, our MC, is struck hard with the insta-lust bug when she meets our hero, Ryan de Luca. Even though their personalities clash, she is still drawn to him physically (Ryan being super crazy ridiculously hot probably didn't hurt). Normally at this stage in the game (like 25% into the book), the characters pronounce their undying love. That is not the case here. Although the romance still moved a bit faster than I usually like, it was still believable and organic. You could feel the chemistry between the two characters, and I found myself rooting for them throughout the book.The two biggest concerns I had with this book were 1) girl-on-girl hate, and 2) the misunderstanding-that-wouldn't-be-a-misunderstanding-if-they-talked-to-each-other trope. As for #2, I understand the reason for putting it in there (it really helped with character development and growth for Maisy), but as for #1 I thought it was completely unnecessary. Slut-shaming on Maisy's part and unexplained hate/name calling on another character's part didn't need to be in the story. It didn't move the story forward, and instead just added a lot of negative to a book that was all about forgiveness. I was a bit disappointed in this book, as I completely fell in love with her first book in this series, #Starstruck. I think this might be the typical middle-book syndrome, but either way I am looking forward to the next book in the series! Sariah's writing always make me laugh, and I love her brand of humor. I'm excited to read more of her works =)---------------------------No better way to end your day than with an ARC from one of your favorite authors!
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  • Mara
    January 1, 1970
    I heard so much about this book from my GR friends Julie Carpenter, Kathy * Bookworm Nation, and Aimee (Getting Your Read On) that I went to NetGalley and requested it even though I already had 4 books from them that I had to review and books coming in from my author review teams. #somanybookstoread #imustbecrazyOnce I got the approval email and finished my then current book, I started reading--#OHMYGOSH #didn'twanttoputitdown #superswoony Maisy and her brothers haven't had a easy life with a de I heard so much about this book from my GR friends Julie Carpenter, Kathy * Bookworm Nation, and Aimee (Getting Your Read On) that I went to NetGalley and requested it even though I already had 4 books from them that I had to review and books coming in from my author review teams. #somanybookstoread #imustbecrazyOnce I got the approval email and finished my then current book, I started reading--#OHMYGOSH #didn'twanttoputitdown #superswoony Maisy and her brothers haven't had a easy life with a deadbeat, musician for a father which leads to her mother having a breakdown, and getting into a life-altering accident while Maisy was in high school. Because of her father Maisy has a rule she lives by--Don't Date Musicians!! She got the nickname Ice Queen in high school.Ryan De Luna is a huge popstar who seems to have it all, but his parental issues are quite similar to Maisy's. He's instantly attracted to her because she's not a Luna-chick, or a Luna-tic. She sees and treats him as a regular person, not as El Caliente, as the media refers to him. What happens when fire meets ice = steam. Oh My! There were so many parts that were my favorite--definitely when he called her onstage to sing her slowed-down version of his hit "One More Night", the making of his music video, when he wrote a song about her, the surprise birthday party on the tour bus, and when he "Lloyd Doblers" her at the end. #iceandfiremakesteam #superswoonykisses #breaktherules #shesmyMaisy I don't have brothers so Maisy's brothers drove me a little crazy with their overprotectiveness. I wanted to tell them "She's a grown woman for heaven's sake!" I liked Maisy and her snarky comments. My favorite was "Plastic peacock leeches. Pleeches." I actually laughed out loud at the one. The other was "I just needed my steak to be on my plate. I didn't need to know what it did during its downtime." I wasn't thrilled with Maisy's behavior towards Ryan after CeCe's visit--I kept yelling at her in my head "he didn't cheat on you!!" Thankfully her brothers laid it all out for her, and when she told her mother about the incident during one of their visits she realized that she'd made a HUGE mistake. I loved how she took ownership of it, realized Ryan wasn't like her dad at all, it was her, and she aplogized. #RyanandMaisyforeverSo happy I managed to fit this book into my reading schedule. Now I need to make time to read the first one #Starstruck. Thanks to NetGalley and Montlake Romance for letting me read and review this book.
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  • Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews
    January 1, 1970
    4.5 starsI knew, from reading the blurb, that this was one story that I was really going to enjoy. And, enjoy it I did. New to me author, Sariah Wilson, really impressed me with the way the story flowed and with the characters that she built. Ryan and Maisy were interesting both together and apart. The only drawback that I had was Maisey and her woe-is-me attitude. There were times in the story that I wondered why Ryan put up with her and her attitude. Ryan was the rock star that had the reputat 4.5 starsI knew, from reading the blurb, that this was one story that I was really going to enjoy. And, enjoy it I did. New to me author, Sariah Wilson, really impressed me with the way the story flowed and with the characters that she built. Ryan and Maisy were interesting both together and apart. The only drawback that I had was Maisey and her woe-is-me attitude. There were times in the story that I wondered why Ryan put up with her and her attitude. Ryan was the rock star that had the reputation to match his status. Both him and his label want the image changed. When he meets the one woman who had the guts to tell him like it was, he knows he met his match and may be the one who could bring him to his knees. Now to convince her to help him change his image and his music.Maisey has one rule … never date a musician. After her father, she cannot and will not try to even trust anyone in the music industry even though she's a musician herself. Unfortunately, her and her brothers can't seem to make any headway in the business. That is, until one fateful night, one misplaced phone, several days of texts and a surprise appearance of the man that she could easily hate. An offer … an agreement … Maisey's life is changed. Now, with her brothers right beside her, she has major decisions to make. She's not sure how to take the Ryan she has come to know and fall in love with. This story was more than just a romance. It truly touched my heart. Maisey's mother was the heart of this story. I give Sariah Wilson kudos for writing such a heart-breaking and intense storyline. Yes, the romance was front and center, the music and songs were beautiful but, the love that Maisey had her her mother and what she would do for her was just plain beautiful. Then, Ryan goes and steals my heart with his actions and his words. Of course, there had to be a little angst thrown in for some additional drama but, in the end, she gave us a beautiful and touching ending that truly had me smiling from ear to ear.
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  • Maranda
    January 1, 1970
    EVERY GIRL'S DREAM - -The rock star notices and it becomes LOVE AT FIRST SITE. This is not the case for Maisy Harrison. Her Dad was a musician and was never there for her or her brothers. Therefore the rules of No Dating a Musician!! Sariah Wilson has a skill of developing a story and characters that become a part of the readers life. Action never let up from beginning to end. YESTERDAY is the name of her and her brothers' band. This seems to be the challenge of our characters to let yesterday g EVERY GIRL'S DREAM - -The rock star notices and it becomes LOVE AT FIRST SITE. This is not the case for Maisy Harrison. Her Dad was a musician and was never there for her or her brothers. Therefore the rules of No Dating a Musician!! Sariah Wilson has a skill of developing a story and characters that become a part of the readers life. Action never let up from beginning to end. YESTERDAY is the name of her and her brothers' band. This seems to be the challenge of our characters to let yesterday go and look toward the future. Enter Ryan DeLuna a major Music Icon with eyes only for Maisy and her sarcastic ways. READ THIS ONE ALL YOU ROMANTICS!!! "A copy of this book was provided by Montlake Romance via Netgalley with no requirements for a review. Comments here are my honest opinion."
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  • Carolina Godinho
    January 1, 1970
    http://thebookisonmytable.blogspot.co...I was given an ARC in exchange of an honest review.-----------------------------------------------------------------Over one million “likes”—but only one of them matters.After pop star Ryan De Luna praises Maisy Harrison’s YouTube cover of his classic hit, he offers Maisy and her fledgling band the opportunity of a lifetime: to be his opening act.Music may be Maisy’s life, but she has one ground rule: never date a musician. That goes double for a heartbrea http://thebookisonmytable.blogspot.co...I was given an ARC in exchange of an honest review.-----------------------------------------------------------------Over one million “likes”—but only one of them matters.After pop star Ryan De Luna praises Maisy Harrison’s YouTube cover of his classic hit, he offers Maisy and her fledgling band the opportunity of a lifetime: to be his opening act.Music may be Maisy’s life, but she has one ground rule: never date a musician. That goes double for a heartbreaker like Ryan. If only she didn’t feel so vulnerable to his larger-than-life charm. And maybe now more than ever, when he asks for her help to shake off his playboy image. How can she resist playing the part of his fake girlfriend for the duration of the tour?Ryan’s never met anyone like Maisy. She sees past all the star-studded fame and treats him like any other guy. And the more time they spend together, the more he finds himself falling for her. Now he’d like to make their imaginary fling an IRL thing. But can he convince her to take a chance and trust him with her heart?------------------------------------------------------------------------What a sweet, lovely book. I loved very much, specially Ryan. He´s the worthy swoony kind of guy.He knew from the very start what he liked, and he went for it. It´s alwyas beautiful to see a guy who doesn´t play games and know what he wants.I felt like the baby part was totally unnecessary and I think it was a much better solution for the baby father to be Diego rather than Ryan´s father.But, take this out of the way, and I loved this book very much.Thanks for the opportunity.----------------------------------------------------------------------Que livro lindo e doce. Eu amei muito, especialmente o Ryan. Ele sabia desde o começo o que ele queria, e lutou por isso. É sempre bonito ver um cara que não faz joguinhos e sabe o que quer.Eu senti que a parte do bebê era totalmente desnecessária e eu acho que uma solução muito melhor era que o pai do bebê fosse o Diego, ao invés do pai do Ryan.Mas, tire isso do caminho, e eu adorei muito este livro.Obrigado pela oportunidade.
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  • Aimee (Getting Your Read On)
    January 1, 1970
    This book had all the yummy elements I look for in a "take me away" romantic book. Fun characters? ✅ Witty banter? ✅ Tension and build up? ✅Great secondary characters? ✅Sizzling chemistry? ✅Humor? ✅I knew I was going to love this book. I love everything Sariah Wilson writes for all the reasons above. The musical aspect in this book had me hooked and led to some very romantic situations! I'm swoony just thinking about it. 😊 If you haven't picked up the first book in the series, you really should! This book had all the yummy elements I look for in a "take me away" romantic book. Fun characters? ✅ Witty banter? ✅ Tension and build up? ✅Great secondary characters? ✅Sizzling chemistry? ✅Humor? ✅I knew I was going to love this book. I love everything Sariah Wilson writes for all the reasons above. The musical aspect in this book had me hooked and led to some very romantic situations! I'm swoony just thinking about it. 😊 If you haven't picked up the first book in the series, you really should! (#starstruck) This book isn't dependent on the first book at all, but it is equally as good. Content: kissing, talk about waiting until marriage for sex- I received a complimentary copy of this book from the publisher at my request. All opinions expressed are my own.
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  • Melissa
    January 1, 1970
    This was just fun! I was a little worried, second books are hard, especially when the first book was so good. I really planned on not liking it as much so it took me a little bit to get into it. I really enjoyed reading Ryan and Maisy's story. Too real people with real issues. She doesn't make them cookie cutter perfect and that was fun. It is a little unbelievable but in a take you away from reality way not a role your eyes way:} This is for older teens and adults in my opinion. There is talk o This was just fun! I was a little worried, second books are hard, especially when the first book was so good. I really planned on not liking it as much so it took me a little bit to get into it. I really enjoyed reading Ryan and Maisy's story. Too real people with real issues. She doesn't make them cookie cutter perfect and that was fun. It is a little unbelievable but in a take you away from reality way not a role your eyes way:} This is for older teens and adults in my opinion. There is talk of sex but Maisy has decided to stay chaste till marriage because of what she has dealt with in life. I am glad there are authors who write this way as this is a real thing that does happen and if more people took this approach I think there would be a little less chaos in the world. There is some explosive kisses and some great tension.
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  • Kathy Jo
    January 1, 1970
    Maisy Harrison has one life rule... never date a musician. She has her father to thank for it. He was too busy being a jerk and making babies to actually care for the kids he already had. She doesn't have any problems keeping that rule. Well... that was until she met the gorgeous, playboy Ryan De Luna. It would be in everyone's best interest to stay far, far away from that man. From the moment Ryan first met Maisy, he knew she was something special. Not only was she not afraid to speak her mind Maisy Harrison has one life rule... never date a musician. She has her father to thank for it. He was too busy being a jerk and making babies to actually care for the kids he already had. She doesn't have any problems keeping that rule. Well... that was until she met the gorgeous, playboy Ryan De Luna. It would be in everyone's best interest to stay far, far away from that man. From the moment Ryan first met Maisy, he knew she was something special. Not only was she not afraid to speak her mind about what she really thought of him, but she actually saw him as a real person... not some rich playboy that everyone else saw. And if that wasn't enough to hook him, listening to her sing a cover of one of his songs would definitely do it. Not only is she feisty and beautiful but she's talented and smart. When the opportunity arises for Maisy and her brothers' band, Yesterday, to be the opening act on Ryan's Moonstruck tour, they would be crazy to pass it up. This may be the break they have been waiting for. While touring together, Ryan confides in Maisy that in order for him to start making the kind of music he wants to make, he first needs to clean up his image and prove to his record label that he's matured. But in order for that to happen, he's going to need Maisy's help. Nothing too crazy... they just need to have a fake relationship. Wait. What?! A fake relationship? Doesn't he know how dangerous that is?! Does he not feel the explosive chemistry between them?! Maisy will just have to be extra careful and guard her heart. But somewhere along the way it went from being fake to real for Maisy. With her feelings for Ryan growing, she knows she needs to be extra careful because he has the power to crush her heart. But what she doesn't see or realize is that she, too, has the power to crush his heart. Just as Maisy puts her trust and future in Ryan's hands, his past comes knocking... literally. Will they be able to stay strong together? Or will Maisy's past experiences have her running at the first sign of trouble? One thing's for sure. They will both need to do some serious soul searching if they're ever going to have a HEA. *dreamy sigh*Oh how I loved this book! I found myself reading it every chance I could! I may or may not have lost track of time on several occasions and may or may not have been late for a few things. But y'all... it was worth it! I couldn't get enough of this book! I adored Maisy and Ryan! I loved seeing their relationship develop and felt like I had a front row seat watching them fall in love. There were definitely some extremely swoony moments that had me fanning myself more than I already was due to this heatwave we're currently having in my area. These two were absolutely perfect for each other! And while I loved most of the side characters, I have to admit that at times a couple of them bugged the crap out of me! Maybe it's because I don't have any older brothers but I wanted to Gibbs slap Fitz more than once. And what in the world was all that with Diego?! He was nice and funny at the beginning of the book and then turned cold and jerky while on tour. We never did get to find out what crawled up his butt and died. *le sigh* Oh well. At least we had lots of Maisy and Ryan! ;) Hehe.If you're looking for a fun and swoony break from reality then I highly recommend you check out this series! I am loving it! I can't wait for the next book to be released!Ms. Wilson is quickly becoming a favorite of mine. I have enjoyed all the books I've read so far! Looking forward to reading more by her!And for my casting... I absolutely adore these two! What do you think?*I voluntarily reviewed an advanced reader copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are solely my own.*
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  • Alexia
    January 1, 1970
    I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.This book was like something I would've wanted to write, it was fun, cute and simply amazing. Ryan De Luna is a famous singer who everyone loves except for Maisy Harrison. They meet when Maisy's friend, Angie gets her backstage in one of his concerts and as soon as they meet they start insulting each other which is why she ends up leaving her phone behind, which eventually leads to Ryan inviting h I voluntarily read and reviewed an advanced copy of this book. All thoughts and opinions are my own.This book was like something I would've wanted to write, it was fun, cute and simply amazing. Ryan De Luna is a famous singer who everyone loves except for Maisy Harrison. They meet when Maisy's friend, Angie gets her backstage in one of his concerts and as soon as they meet they start insulting each other which is why she ends up leaving her phone behind, which eventually leads to Ryan inviting her band, Yesterday (her and her brothers) to go on tour with him. I loved how their relationship went from "I can't stand you" to "you're the person I want to talk to all day". They just had the cutest friendship, they supported each other, had inside jokes, talked about everything and they simply understood each other. As soon as Ryan asked her to be his fake girlfriend I knew I was going to love this book, especially because they already had feelings for each other. The dynamic of Maisy's family was kind of cute, they protected her from everyone even though she had enough walls to keep everyone away. It's great in a book when secondary characters actually have a life, and in this one, we got great stories from these characters. I'm a sucker for great endings, especially if it includes a reference to a great movie and actually makes sense with everything we previously read, connecting everything to be an amazing ending. The only thing I have been wondering... Why did Diego act that way? My theory is that he really loved coffee and blamed Maisy for the lack of coffee in the bus.
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  • Kati
    January 1, 1970
    This book had me hooked immediately it was cute and funny. Had bits of banter. I liked how it had some texts in it. I can connect with how Maisy is surrounded by her brothers influence. The way her brothers act about her dating or talking to guys is the exact same as mine do. It really makes me laugh and I connect so well with it. This book is fantastic and such a quick read. I really fell in love with the characters. It is extremely difficult to put down. The chemistry between Maisy and Ryan is This book had me hooked immediately it was cute and funny. Had bits of banter. I liked how it had some texts in it. I can connect with how Maisy is surrounded by her brothers influence. The way her brothers act about her dating or talking to guys is the exact same as mine do. It really makes me laugh and I connect so well with it. This book is fantastic and such a quick read. I really fell in love with the characters. It is extremely difficult to put down. The chemistry between Maisy and Ryan is fantastic, it really draws you into the book more. At first I kind of questioned it but then I realized my boyfriend and I had a crazy draw when we first met. Okay well I can’t speak for him but when I first met him I kept sneaking looks at him and tried to be around him even though I didn’t know him at all. I was just extremely drawn to this fabulous man. This book is very well written and you really feel like your there and can feel what Maisy can feel. I really didn’t want this book to end and when it did. I just wanted to find out more of what happened in their lives. It’s kind of addicting honestly. Would read again and highly recommended.
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  • ♡ Jeri's Book Attic ♡ I like
    January 1, 1970
    Already when I read #Starstruck I knew this would become a great series – don’t ask me why it was just my gut feeling. #Starstruck and #Moonstruck are the first books I read by this author and if they are indication on the writing style her other books should be equally addictive. She presents well-developed characters and a great story and I loved the developing relationship between the leads. If you are a lover of books, where stars meet and engage with “commoners” these books will be a great Already when I read #Starstruck I knew this would become a great series – don’t ask me why it was just my gut feeling. #Starstruck and #Moonstruck are the first books I read by this author and if they are indication on the writing style her other books should be equally addictive. She presents well-developed characters and a great story and I loved the developing relationship between the leads. If you are a lover of books, where stars meet and engage with “commoners” these books will be a great addition to your collection.═══ PLEASE SUBSCRIBE / LIKE / FOLLOW US ════Blog : https://www.jerisbookattic.comFB Page : https://www.facebook.com/JerisBookAtticTwitter : https://twitter.com/JeriTRyanGoodreads : https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/2...Bloglovin : https://www.bloglovin.com/@jerisbooka...Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/jeris_book_...
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  • Sharon Moritz-rosenthal
    January 1, 1970
    I really enjoyed this rock star type of story though it is 100% one sided and we never see or hear Ryan's side of the story. I really felt this story would have been even better with that. But Maisy does a great job of holding the readers attention and I did really enjoy her story.The star of this story is Maisy. She has a bunch of brothers and is a musician herself. She has a best friend who is crazy over rocker Ryan and so they sneak in backstage to meet him. Maisy meets Ryan who she thinks is I really enjoyed this rock star type of story though it is 100% one sided and we never see or hear Ryan's side of the story. I really felt this story would have been even better with that. But Maisy does a great job of holding the readers attention and I did really enjoy her story.The star of this story is Maisy. She has a bunch of brothers and is a musician herself. She has a best friend who is crazy over rocker Ryan and so they sneak in backstage to meet him. Maisy meets Ryan who she thinks is kinda Blah but she loses her phone. Which is how Ryan gets to know her, thru listening to her youtube videos and seeing her play with her band live.He then offers her to go on the road with him being his opening act. And that is when the romancing starts. This is a very clean story. No sex is involved. Maisy wants to be a virgin when she marries and Ryan wants her badly. So at first the fake date and then it turns into more.This was a fun story and I really enjoyed it. I could not stop reading and found it a really fun story. Very unrealistic but who cares it was a very enjoyable story.
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  • Susan K
    January 1, 1970
    Romance, clean although PG-13 for some intense sensual scenes (nothing explicit, but....)This was an interesting read. Maisy's disdain for singing sensation Ryan DeLuna and their relationship that builds as he books Maisy's band (she and her brothers) to be the opening act for his band is a fun roller coaster ride read that has lovely romance, and heartfelt emotions. S.W. always gets the angst of the age, she always writes the feelings, the stresses, the emotions of her characters that entrance Romance, clean although PG-13 for some intense sensual scenes (nothing explicit, but....)This was an interesting read. Maisy's disdain for singing sensation Ryan DeLuna and their relationship that builds as he books Maisy's band (she and her brothers) to be the opening act for his band is a fun roller coaster ride read that has lovely romance, and heartfelt emotions. S.W. always gets the angst of the age, she always writes the feelings, the stresses, the emotions of her characters that entrance the reader into wanting more. This definitely had the highs and lows, the drama and beautiful chemistry that readers will love. Maisy, her brothers, her family situation and Ryan, with his band, and his desire to be with someone genuine, forthright, and loving created an engaging, heartfelt, and satisfying read. Not for all readers if you don't enjoy sensuality. This definitely pushes limits for some who are looking for clean reads. I can't wait to see the next book in this series if there is one!I received a copy from the publisher via NetGalley in exchange for a fair and honest review. My opinions are my own.
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  • Linda Quick
    January 1, 1970
    What a delightful book!!! I absolutely loved it! Maisy is a young musician whose absent father is also a musician. As a result, she has made a cardinal rule for herself: never date a musician. Then she meets Ryan, a popular pop star, and begins a fake relationship with him to help his publicity. But then it started to feel real....I loved the characters and their relationships. The author made me feel invested in them and their story, wanted them to have a HEA ending. I was completely engaged in What a delightful book!!! I absolutely loved it! Maisy is a young musician whose absent father is also a musician. As a result, she has made a cardinal rule for herself: never date a musician. Then she meets Ryan, a popular pop star, and begins a fake relationship with him to help his publicity. But then it started to feel real....I loved the characters and their relationships. The author made me feel invested in them and their story, wanted them to have a HEA ending. I was completely engaged in this novel, so much so that I found myself turning pages just as quickly as possible. This is an adult novel, however, there is no cursing or explicit situations, so you could feel comfortable having your teen read it. This is a must read for fans of the genre. The author is on my must read authors' list.
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  • Brianna
    January 1, 1970
    Holy moly I’m dead!!!! That book was so good! I absolutely loved the sarcastic and witty relationship between Maisy and Ryan. Loved the music aspect in this novel and just everything about it made me happy! I definitely need to read the first book in this series. Every single character contributed to the plot and this book was set with a solid pace that did not slow down. Wow I’m still speechless and of course that ending will stay with me forever. #moonstruck
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  • Brianna
    January 1, 1970
    Wow absolutely speechless! I loved everything about this book. Maisy and Ryan’s relationship was so sarcastic and witty at the same time and always made me smile. The ending put a huge smile on my face and I will always be #moonstruck. Loved every single side character in this novel and I definitely have to read the first book in the series!! (Arc kindly received by netgalley)
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  • Jeannine
    January 1, 1970
    I’m on the fence so I’m going with 3.5 Stars. This was going pretty well for me. It’s a sweet PG story between two musicians, but then there was a kerfuffle with an ex and it got shot to hell for me. I got super irritated with Maisy and how she reacted towards said kerfuffle. But up until that part, it was a pretty good story. There’s no epilogue so I felt the ending just kinda happened super fast.
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  • Lissa Hawley
    January 1, 1970
    I love this trope and I love this author.The combination of the two together is a no brainer. Maisy took me a chapter to warm up to, but I adored Ryan immediately. The kind of sweet book boyfriend we all need in our lives.Highly recommended.
  • Pascale
    January 1, 1970
    This story is just like a brownie (reference to a part of the book) - sweet, delicious, and leaves you wanting more! As always, the author does a fabulous job of drawing her audience in with engaging characters, a fast-moving plot, and a great sense of humour. I highly recommend it. Thank you to NetGalley and the publisher for the early copy. All thoughts are my own.
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  • Treena
    January 1, 1970
    Thank you to NetGalley and Montlake Romance for giving me an ARC of this book. The review below is entirely my own.This is the 2nd book in Sariah Wilson's #Lovestruck series. And just like the first one, it has a clean, swoony, fairytale vibe to it. I really liked the characters and storyline. And gah, there's a big moment in the book ---- major feels, I'm telling you. I couldn't put my Kindle down. But at one point, I have to say that I almost wanted to kill the h for something she did --- but Thank you to NetGalley and Montlake Romance for giving me an ARC of this book. The review below is entirely my own.This is the 2nd book in Sariah Wilson's #Lovestruck series. And just like the first one, it has a clean, swoony, fairytale vibe to it. I really liked the characters and storyline. And gah, there's a big moment in the book ---- major feels, I'm telling you. I couldn't put my Kindle down. But at one point, I have to say that I almost wanted to kill the h for something she did --- but MsWilson resolved that snaggle-situation in a good way. My only nitpicky thing about this book is that I felt that the ending was a bit too rushed. I wanted more scenes, more dialogue between Maisy and Ryan before the story reached it's conclusion.And as I said in my review of the first book in this series, this book is really clean and "wholesome" even --- cleaner than some books that are tagged as YA. There's no profanity and if you're looking for smut, this isn't the book for you.
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  • Bookconfessions
    January 1, 1970
    Sariah Wilson is an expert at chemistry. And while the chemistry is well done and definitely spicy, it's a little too pg-13. I like my chemistry used as an inconspicuous thread subtly enhancing the story. In #Moonstruck the chemistry is more of a front row focus in the narrative than an indirect subplot. And yet it works.The story is sweet with hints of a rags to riches idea. Sariah Wilson gave the character's enough back story to help you empathize with their decisions and be invested in their Sariah Wilson is an expert at chemistry. And while the chemistry is well done and definitely spicy, it's a little too pg-13. I like my chemistry used as an inconspicuous thread subtly enhancing the story. In #Moonstruck the chemistry is more of a front row focus in the narrative than an indirect subplot. And yet it works.The story is sweet with hints of a rags to riches idea. Sariah Wilson gave the character's enough back story to help you empathize with their decisions and be invested in their future.The thing that makes me appreciate her story telling is her creation of a beautifully moral character that balances the intense chemistry. This line in particular is something every person needs to hear and do, "I loved myself and the decisions I'd made about how far I would take things physically." Nestled up quite nicely next to the heat is the idea that it's ok to have boundaries, to curb the heat and exercise self control. I love that she does that in these novels.I appreciated not only the balance between chemistry and control, but the balance in Maisy's character between strength and vulnerability. Both Maisy and Ryan were beautifully flawed characters that became more through out the progress of the novel. I will applaud any book that can simultaneously entertain me, move me and defend the beauty of virtue.
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  • Lucinda
    January 1, 1970
    4 1/2 stars. #Adorable is the word for this story! Ryan and Maisy were super adorable and the way their relationship developed had me turning the pages until the wee hours. I couldn't put it down. I also liked Maisy's brothers. Great addition to the cast and storyline. The first in the series was a movie star, this one a rock star. I wonder if the next one will be some kind of an athlete celebrity? It's a great series and I recommend it. Clean romance.I got a copy from the publisher through NetG 4 1/2 stars. #Adorable is the word for this story! Ryan and Maisy were super adorable and the way their relationship developed had me turning the pages until the wee hours. I couldn't put it down. I also liked Maisy's brothers. Great addition to the cast and storyline. The first in the series was a movie star, this one a rock star. I wonder if the next one will be some kind of an athlete celebrity? It's a great series and I recommend it. Clean romance.I got a copy from the publisher through NetGalley and this is my opinion.
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  • Lori Quick
    January 1, 1970
    #Moonstruck was such a great story. I really enjoyed it and highly recommend it. While I'm not a singer and I don't have a rich and famous boyfriend, I did have some take aways from the story. It's so important to forgive yourself and others before you can move on. Anyway, the book was awesome, and well worth the read. I received an ARC and am volunteering to review the book.
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  • Karen
    January 1, 1970
    Very cute and sassy.
  • Lisa
    January 1, 1970
    I LOVED this book! I couldn't put it down, as much love for this as #starstruck! I fell in love with the characters and loved the angst that was between them. I want to go read it again!
  • PoshTomes
    January 1, 1970
    I love this author and this series is really great! I think I liked the previous book just a little bit better but this one was still really good!
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