Friday, May 25, 2012

Review: Easy by Tammara Webber

When Jacqueline follows her longtime boyfriend to the college of his choice, the last thing she expects is a breakup. After two weeks in shock, she wakes up to her new reality: she’s single, attending a state university instead of a music conservatory, ignored by her former circle of friends, stalked by her ex’s frat brother, and failing a class for the first time in her life.

Her econ professor gives her an email address for Landon, the class tutor, who shows her that she’s still the same intelligent girl she’s always been. As Jacqueline becomes interested in more from her tutor than a better grade, his teasing responses make the feeling seem mutual. There’s just one problem—their only interactions are through email.

Meanwhile, a guy in her econ class proves his worth the first night she meets him. Nothing like her popular ex or her brainy tutor, Lucas sits on the back row, sketching in a notebook and staring at her. At a downtown club, he disappears after several dances that leave her on fire. When he asks if he can sketch her, alone in her room, she agrees—hoping for more.

Then Jacqueline discovers a withheld connection between her supportive tutor and her seductive classmate, her ex comes back into the picture, and her stalker escalates his attention by spreading rumors that they’ve hooked up. Suddenly appearances are everything, and knowing who to trust is anything but easy.

Author Recommendation: Mature Young Adults (language, drinking, sexual situations)

Ever since I read Tammara Weber's Between the Lines series I have been obsessively counting down the days, the hours, the minutes, the teeny tiny nanoseconds until her next release. I was beyond intrigued with her writing style in Between the Lines  and even though I was a little indifferent (the story just wasn't for me, but her writing was absolutely phenom--wait for it...enal) I wanted more, I craved more and reading between the lines of her first few books (kick ass pun, I know) I new greatness was on the way; I needed more. More! More! MORE!! I knew her future books would be completely smothered in greatness sauce and sweet baby Jesus that future is here. That future is NOW!

Easy starts off with a colossal mind shattering BANG!  There's no verbose introduction or ad nauseam plot setup; no typical "it took me a few chapters to get into the story" reaction. The story will get into YOU! The first few pages will grab you and never let go. 

After the intro heard round the world, the plot took a turn that came extremely close to ruining my book buzz. I assumed I had the plot all figured out; I assumed the "thing" I figured out would be annoyingly dragged out throughout  the entire book. I assumed! I assumed! I ASSUMED!! Well, you know what they say about people who assume...I'M AN ASS!!!! Tammara Webber makes you think you know what's going on until you don't! I've never been more relieved to be wrong in my entire life! 

Yes there's language, yes there's drinking, and OH MY GOODNESS yes there are sexual situations. You spend a great amount of time (sweet agonizing time) waiting for Lucas and Jacqueline to um..."connect". However, the wait is made bearable by a lot of "foreconnecting"! It's steamy Divinyls hot! It'll drive you absolutely wild! My one and only complaint was after all the toe curling "foreconnecting", the actual "connecting" was a little disappointing. The climax was a little anticlimactic (*giggle* and puntastic). 

Greatness knocked and Tammara Webber answered and the answer was Easy. Easy to fall in love with the characters, easy to get hooked on an amazing plot, easy to agonize over the fact there was only 10 pages left, and easy to be left wanting more! And that's exactly what I want from Tammara Webber, MORE!


  1. Sounds really interesting. Haha. Punny. You're too hilarious:)

  2. This looks really good! I don't think I've read anything by this author, before....

    Kate @ Libris

    1. This one is her BEST work so definitely the place to start :-)

  3. This well written story presents the reader with an opportunity that may be life changing. The story of Jacqueline and Lucas is a tale of finding strength and love even when you are in place you really weren't meant to be. Because of the circumstances of the story line, it may become forefront in the readers mind that personal safety should be thought about in all situations. I absolutely could not put this story down. The entire book is a hook, not just the first chapter!