To Love Jason Thorn by Ella Maise ~Release Blitz w/ Review

Title: To Love Jason Thorn
Author: Ella Maise
Release Date: Dec 3, 2015
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Jason Thorn… My brother’s childhood friend.
Oh, how stupidly in love with that boy I was. He was the first boy that made me blush, my first official crush. Sounds beautiful so far, right? That excitement that bubbles up inside you, those famous butterflies you feel for the very first time—he was the reason for them all. But, you only get to live in that fairytale world until they crush your hopes and dreams and then stomp on your heart for good measure. And boy did he crush my little heart into pieces.
After the stomping part he became the boy I did my best to stay away from—and let me tell you, it was pretty hard to do when he slept in the room right across from mine.
When tragedy struck his family and they moved away, I was ready to forget he ever existed.
Now he is a movie star, the one who makes women of all ages go into a screaming frenzy, the one who makes everyone swoon with that dimpled smile of his. Do you think that’s dreamy? I certainly don’t think so. How about me coming face to face with him? Nope still not dreamy. Not when I can’t even manage to look him in the eye.
Me? I’m Olive, a new writer. Actually, I’m THE writer of the book that inspired the movie he is about to star in on the big screen. As of late, I am also referred to as the oh-so-very-lucky girl who is about to become the wife of Jason Thorn.
Maybe you’re thinking yet again that this is all so dreamy? Nope, nothing dreamy going on here. Not even close.

Review

Panty Scorching-3
Storyline 3.5
Angst-3
Tissues-1
Overall Rating-4 stars
Kindle eARC
Reviewed by Stephanie

This was the first book that I have read from Ella Maise and I really liked It , she kept my interest from start to finish. She writes her characters in a way that makes them just so real and easy to connect with. I am a sucker for the childhood crush books, so yes we have heard this story before. A girl has a crush on her older brothers best friend and gets her heart broken. The girl in this book being Olive, and the boy? Well he just so happens to be one of Hollywood’s top actors, Jason Thorne. So yes we have heard several similar plot lines but the author puts some uniqueness twists in this story and it made a great read.

“Since you like my name, would you like to marry me?”

Olive has been in love with Jason since the first time she saw him come home with her older brother. It didn’t matter to her how old they were ,she knew that what she felt was real. Jason and her brother were best friends and since Jason didn’t have exactly have an ideal home life with his Dad gone all the time and his Mom drowning in pills he spent most of his time at Olives house. This only fueled her feelings more and she finally after seven years decided to take a chance and see if all those side long glances and smiles between them actually meant something. But when tragedy suddenly strikes Jason leaves Olives house and any hope of something more behind.

“Then like every other fleeting moment in my life, my first love slowly faded into time.”

Fast forward eight years, Jason’s life consists of making movies and random sex in alley ways. When he gets a script and attends a meeting for a movie that will hopefully take him from Hollywood’s troubled bad boy to golden boy he comes face to face with someone he thought he may never see again. Olive is a college student who also just happened to write a book that Hollywood producers want to turn into a movie. Crazy right? Well what’s even crazier is Jason Thorn the boy who stole her heart and then crushed it all those years ago is set to star in the film.
“My dream boy. My childhood crush. My first love. My only love.”

Olive isn’t so little anymore and she has grown into a beautiful, funny, feisty women and Jason finds himself drawn to her. Where he is hell bent on them spending time together she wants to run away. But what happens when all Jason’s troubles cat h up to him and the only way to fix his image is to get married? Will Olive become Mrs. Jason Thorn?
“Yup he noticed my boobs. Score one for my boobs!”
I really enjoyed this book. Olive was amazing and fun. Jason was sexy and pretty awesome There were some really sweet moments with some great humor sprinkled in. I think by the end of the book, or hell even before that I also fell a little in love with Jason Thorn myself.
“I never want you to feel someone else’s lips against what’s mine. I am it for you Olive, the one, the right one-whatever you want to call it, I’m that. “

Her gaze dropped down to my chest and her eyes slightly widened as if she was just realizing there was a half-naked man right in front of her. When her eyes started to trail lower, my skin prickled and I had to fight with my body to not react to her beautiful wandering eyes. “I…I should take a shower first so I’ll just…” Her eyes jumped between my eyes and collarbone. “I’ll head to the other room and grab…my things. I’ll be right back.” She patted my arm and ran away.
Chuckling, I got into bed.
Twenty minutes had passed when she finally put her knee on the right side of the bed and climbed up next to me. There was too much space between our bodies for us to ever come in contact, but instead of lying on the very edge of the bed like I was doing, she quietly got under the covers and settled in the middle.
I tensed.
Maybe she just wanted to lay in the middle so we could share the covers without having to pull on them? Or maybe she was a turner, and to avoid tumbling down, she needed to fall asleep far away from the edge? Either way, I would stay on my side so it was okay.
Everything would be fine.
Another ten minutes passed and thanks to Olive’s tossing and turning, I was still wide awake.
Every single time she turned, moved, fluffed her pillow, or quietly sighed, my body got a reminder of her presence and of course acted accordingly. Hell, even her breathing was starting to get to me.
Groaning, I turned to my right to see her back facing me.
“Jas—” she started to whisper, but before she could finish my name, I reached out, splayed my hand on her stomach—thank god she was at least wearing something—and pulled her back against my chest.
She gasped and her body stilled. For a moment, I didn’t know what I should do with my hand, but then I decided to rest my palm on the bed, still keeping my arm against her stomach, caging her in. At least this way she would stop tossing and turning and we would finally go to sleep.
“Jason? Are you sleeping?” she whispered, not turning her head.
“What do you think?” I muttered.
“Sorry. I can leave if you want—”
My chest still cushioning her back, I pulled my hips a few inches back—just to make sure she wouldn’t feel anything she wasn’t supposed to feel—and gave her body a gentle tug with my arm.
“Go to sleep, Olive.”
“Oh, okay,” she murmured.
A few minutes later, just when I was about to fall asleep, she started to wiggle her bottom. The little minx managed to rest her ass right above my dick. One wrong move and my already raging dick would have been resting right against her round, shapely ass—not that I had spent much time looking at it…
While her breathing had deepened shortly after she’d made sure her ass was perfectly placed to torture me, it took me hours to fall asleep, battling with the urge to move forward, just a few inches, just to let my dick cop a feel.

I’m an avid reader. Therefore, a big dreamer. I love nothing more than to escape real life to find those very few magical moments in a book. I love how it has the power of stealing your worries away, putting a smile on your face, and of course sometimes making you crush on fictional characters. If I can manage to do even one of those things for a reader, I will be a happy writer.

I can’t even begin to describe how exciting it is to give life to new characters and fall for them. It’s a different kind of addiction I’m determined to keep alive.

I’m still searching for my own happy ending. Until that happens, I’ll live vicariously through my own characters.

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