“Something in the Way” is told in dual POV and I felt this added to the intensity of the story. It added a level to him that I just fell for instantly. But I’d learn that life isn’t always fair. I mean who doesn’t love a great forbidden romance? That no matter how much you achieve, none of it matters if you suffer the heartbreak that comes with falling for someone you can never have. Under the sweat and dirt, Manning Sutter was as handsome as the sun was bright. I can't cope. Shelving menu It also analyzes reviews to verify trustworthiness. Goodreads:- https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/32993133-something-in-the-way, This book sounds a bit uncomfortable to be honest… I’m fine with age gaps but the sisters thing and him comparing her to his own sister was a bit creepy. Teenage heroine falls for college student/ construction worker who then gets into prison. Lake is a 16 year old straight A student who is always compelled to do the right thing; study hard and get accepted into USC. I couldn't put this book down. Something in the Way, 1 1 Lake – 1993 It seemed unfair, spending three hours a day in a classroom during summer, only … What the hell happened to Daria? or, as she likes to be called, Jess. I love a great forbidden love story and boy did this deliver. It added a level to him that I just fell for instantly. I'm still reeling, still dying inside. ! Dubbed "queen of angst" by both peers and readers for her smart and provocative work, she's garnered a cult-like following of fans who love to be torn apart...and put back together. Move the Stars is a satisfying, warm fire on a cold night, heart-wrenching, heart-filling conclusion to what has become a favorite of series of mine . Lake 12. Lake – 1993 2. Jessica Hawkins is a USA Today bestselling author known for her "emotionally gripping" and "off-the-charts hot" romance. Soon after, I was able to get a free copy of it through Claire Contreras' newsletter - Score! Despite the fact that he loves the heroine, he goes and marries her older sister while the dumb heroine saves herself for him for years and years until they can be together. Anyway, amazing review, Avi , Yeah exactly my thoughts! Book 3. Through all the carefully-chosen words hiding what we knew to be true, through his struggle to keep me innocent, and through infinitely-starry nights—I would wait. Reviewed in the United States on May 23, 2017, Stay updated on new releases, sales and monthly newsletters--join the mailing list: www.jessicahawkins.net/mailing-list, Top subscription boxes – right to your door, Something in the Way (Something in the Way Series Book 1), Somebody Else's Sky (Something in the Way Book 2), Move the Stars (Something in the Way Book 3), Lake + Manning (Something in the Way Book 4), © 1996-2020, Amazon.com, Inc. or its affiliates. ( Log Out /  Lake 14. There is also a OM that is pursuing the h that causes some jealousy for the H. [ The H does make out with the h's sister at one point and gets aroused, but he stops it from going further. Under the sweat and dirt, Manning Sutter was as handsome as the sun was bright. This series. Because even though I saw Manning first, that didn't matter. I was completely enamored by, Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window), Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window). That no matter how much you achieve, none of it matters if you suffer the heartbreak that comes with falling for someone you can never have. Add in Tiffany, Lake's sister, and the plot is thick as butter. I just wanted to hear him grovel and tell her he was so sorry for the stupid decisions he made but the idiot just kept saying it had to happen that way and he was completely right for breaking her heart over and over again and letting the sister manipulate him. She is not like regular 16 year olds in the sense that she doesn’t sneak around behind her parent’s backs, she doesn’t party and get drunk and she’s never been kissed or had a boyfriend. A stunning, thoughtful, and addicting book one in this epic series. Enabling JavaScript in your browser will allow you to experience all the features of our site. Manning is a 23 year old construction worker who strikes up an unlikely friendship with Lake. I wore a smiley-face t-shirt and had never even been kissed. Something in the Way, 1 Jessica Hawkins Contents Something in the Way Stay Notified Dedication 1. Not just because of how her personality is meant to come across: daddy’s girls, great grades, innocent. It was a hot summer day when I met him on the construction site next to my parents’ house. I would wait. (Corinne Michaels, New York Times best-selling author) It was a hot summer day when I met him on the construction site next to my parents' house. Because even though I saw Manning first, that didn’t matter. That no matter how much you achieve, none of it matters if you suffer the heartbreak that comes with falling for someone you can never have. Yet we saw something in each other that would link us in ways that couldn’t be broken…no matter how hard we tried. You can view Barnes & Noble’s Privacy Policy. I was weary because I wasn’t sure what to expect, but at the same time I understood the possibilities because as a young teenager once, I can relate. Lake 16. Manning 17. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. I HATED Tiffany at first, but I'm slowly beginning to understand her, which just messes with my head more! This is actually the first book I have read by this author, so I dove right into it with no expectations. Something in the Way, 1 Jessica Hawkins Contents Something in the Way Stay Notified Dedication 1. She is an absolute dream of an author. I know it is wrong, he is 23 and she is 16, but Manning cared about Lake and he knew all too well how much trouble he could get in if anybody was to find out. Add in Tiffany, Lake's sister, and the plot i, Gah!