Monday, January 13, 2014

RELEASE DAY EVENT: DREW + FABLE FOREVER by MONICA MURPHY

I'm very excited to be taking part in the Drew + Fable Forever Release Day Event.
This event is hosted by Inkslinger PR.
 
 
 
Drew + Fable Forever (Drew + Fable, #3.5)Series: Drew + Fable #3.5
Genre: NA Contemporary Romance
Publisher: Bantam
Publication Date: 1/14/14
Format: eARC
Source: Publisher
Rating: 5 stars
 
Monica Murphy returns with her most beloved characters, Drew and Fable, in this eBook original 40,000-word novella that brings her bestselling New Adult series full circle.

Fantasy. How I ended up with NFL player Drew Callahan, the guy every woman wants, is beyond my wildest dreams. All I know is that once he chose me as his one and only, I sure wasn’t looking back. I had past wounds and he showed patience and concern—even taking responsibility for my messed-up kid brother. Now, once again, he’s found a way to blow my mind: an exotic wedding and honeymoon miles and miles away from home. What else could a girl ever ask for?

Reality. Now the honeymoon’s over. Drew’s football schedule takes him on the road constantly, while I need to stay put and look after my brother until he finishes high school—because God knows our sorry excuse for a mother won’t. I know Drew loves me with all his heart, and I’ll always be over the moon about him. This just isn’t how I imagined our life as newlyweds . . . dealing with the distance, missing him all the time. But we’ve gone through hard times before. We can get through this, too, right? We’re Drew and Fable, together forever. At least I hope so. . . .
https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18733803-drew-fable-forever?from_search=true

 

The Short of It....

Drew + Fable Forever was perfection. Simple as that.

I'm not going to tease or bore you with what may/may not occur in this story. Big things happen. Amazing things happen. Every single moment was gorgeous.

I don't need to describe how reading it made me feel, other than to say I read this with a smile on my face and tears in my eyes the entire time. I am thrilled Murphy wrote this novella. I am happy that we got more time with Drew and Fable. I am thrilled and honored to have read it.

Monica Murphy has stated that she wrote Drew + Fable Forever for her fans. As a "Thank You", a love letter. As a fan who considers Drew + Fable to be a favorite, I take that love letter to heart. And I say "Thank You" to Monica Murphy. Thank you for the experiences.  Thank you for writing for creating this broken boy and the girl who was strong enough to stand beside him, to help him battle the darkness. Thank you for writing a story that stands apart from all the rest. Thank you for Marshmallow. Thank you for Drew + Fable.
 
 
 
Favorite Quotes:

  "And then I want to wander off for a bit and let you do whatever you want, secretly hoping that you'll send me a text that says 'marshmallow'. Though if you don't, that's okay, because I'll send you one instead." He offers up a crooked smile and the sight of it cracks my heart wide open, overflowing with so much pure love for him I want to cry. "Because we made a deal. Whenever we see or hear that word, the other comes running. I'll always be the one to rescue you, Fable. You never have to worry about that."
 



EXCERPT


“We should check out Ocean Avenue tomorrow,” Drew whispers close to my ear, amusement tingeing his deep voice.
“What? Are you serious?” Even though I’ve come to terms with being here, it doesn’t mean I want to linger and make it a serious vacation. Besides, Drew needs to get back home so he can resume practice.
“Well yeah, remember the spot where we kissed?” His eyes are warm as they search my face, filled with so much love I feel my heart swell.
“Yes,” I whisper achingly. “Of course I remember.”
“I want to go back there.” He tucks a strand of hair behind my ear, his index finger lingering on my skin. “I want to kiss you again in that little alley and remember how wet we were from the rain. How nervous I was. I was scared you might reject me.”
I’d felt the same way. We’d dealt with much of the same feelings and fears and hadn’t even known it.
“I want to take you to that store where you got the dress that just about killed me and buy you whatever you want,” he continues, his fingers drifting across my jaw. My eyes flutter closed as memories rush back at me. “I want to sit outside the dressing room and have you come out to show me every single thing you’re trying on.”
That he remembers all the little details sends a thrill of pleasure spiraling to the very depths of my soul.
“And then I want to wander off for a bit and let you do whatever you want, secretly hoping that you’ll send me a text that says marshmallow. Though if you don’t that’s okay because I’ll send you one instead.” He offers up a crooked smile and the sight of it cracks my heart wide open, overflowing with so much pure love for him I want to cry. “Because we made a deal. Whenever we see or hear that word, the other comes running. I’ll always be the one to rescue you, Fable. You never have to worry about that.”


 
Drew + Fable Series
 One Week Girlfriend (Drew + Fable, #1)  Second Chance Boyfriend (Drew + Fable, #2)  Three Broken Promises (Drew + Fable, #3) Drew + Fable Forever (Drew + Fable, #3.5)   Four Years Later (Drew + Fable, #4)
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About the author:
New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Monica Murphy is a native Californian who lives in the foothills below Yosemite. A wife and mother of three, she writes New Adult and contemporary romance for Bantam and Avon. She is the author of One Week Girlfriend and Second Chance Boyfriend.
 
 
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13 comments:

  1. That excerpt just about made my heart melt.... I really need to read this series!

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  2. Gah! I need to read this series! I love her billionaire series!

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  3. Thanks for sharing this, Andrea. I know how much you love these books, and Monica's writing. Her books are on my short list - hope to get to them in Feb. :)

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  4. I need to finish this series because Autumn will shoot me of I don't fall in love with them soon

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  5. Good lord that excerpt..wow. I really need to try and read this series it sounds amazing

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  6. Aw! I'm happy you loved it, hon! What more could a fan ask for than a perfec ending to one of their favorite series. And YES to the excerpt ;)

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  7. I wanted to get this one but I didn't want to add it on to my monster tbr. Glad to see it was a 5 star read, I might get this one to read later.

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  8. I agree! This story was so beautiful, and it made me smile and cry to. What a great love letter to her fans! I'm looking forward to Owen's story and getting more Drew and Fable. I can never seem to have enough of these two character.

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  9. Awww that is so sweet! It's always a nice touch when an author writes something specially for her fans.

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  10. I love this series, Andrea, so I'm excited to pick up the novella and read their HEA. At least I hope it is. Sounds like some drama and then a HEA? Your 5 stars lead me to believe so. :)

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  11. OMG Andrea, You are amazing, and I love your review. I have to start with the first one and read right through. Lindy has been bugging me for a long time to read Monica, but I just never have time. I am going to make time.

    Thx,
    RO, Your Friend @
    A Bookish Escape

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  12. I just got this one. I can't wait to read it.

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