REVIEW – WHEN IT’S REAL by ERIN WATT
Erin Watt has done it again, they have written yet another book that I have absolutely loved. I will reread this book without a doubt. This book is so completely different but just as good as the Royal Series. Don’t go into this expecting something similar to The Royals because it isn’t like those books at all.
This book is a Rock Star romance where the two main characters would rather chew of their own arms then have to deal with one another. Vaughan and Oakley are two people that would never interact with each other. He’s a young rockstar she is just your average young woman trying to do what’s best for her family.
This book is a slow burn romance. I was immediately loving this book right from the get go.
At first glance Oakley is a spoiled, entitled rick young rock star that comes from famous parents and has an easy ride at life. Almost seeming like everything has been handed to him on a silver platter. Vaughan is the normal young woman whose family has been through heartache and are struggling and she takes an opportunity she can’t ignore in order to help them.
These two definitely start off on the wrong foot and the banter back and forth between them at times is almost like you are watching an intense battle of wits and their obvious disdain of each other. As the story moves along however things start to change between these two and they start to chip away at the shields they’ve both put up.
This was such an awesome read seeing these two navigate in each others worlds. With so many sweet moments mixed with some bumps, bruising and others that seem to want to interfere. This fake relationship will leave you laughing, smiling and wanting to see it turn into something more.
From #1 New York Times bestselling author duo Erin Watt comes the addictive contemporary tale of a teen rock star in need of an image makeover and the teen girl hired to be his fake girlfriend.
Meet Oakley Ford-teen celebrity, renowned pop star, child of famous movie stars, hottie with millions of fangirls… and restless troublemaker. On the surface he has it all, but with his home life disintegrating, his music well suddenly running dry, and the tabloids having a field day over his outrageous exploits, Oakley’s team decides it’s time for an intervention. The result: an image overhaul, complete with a fake girlfriend meant to show the world he’s settled down.
Enter seventeen-year-old Vaughn Bennett-devoted sister, part-time waitress, the definition of “normal.” Under ordinary circumstances she’d never have taken this gig, but with her family strapped for cash, she doesn’t have much of a choice. And for the money Oakley’s team is paying her, she figures she can put up with outlandish Hollywood parties and a team of publicists watching her every move. So what if she thinks Oakley’s a shallow, self-centered jerk? It’s not like they’re going to fall for each other in real life…right?