Friday, 13 December 2013

Review: One Week Girlfriend (One Week Girlfriend Quartet #1) by Monica Murphy

17978531Title: One Week Girlfriend
Author: Monica Murphy
Pages: 252
Publisher: Bantam
Release Date: August 27th 2013 (January 1st 2013)
Series: One Week Girlfriend Quartet #1
Where I Got It: Barnes and Noble

Synopsis: Temporary. That’s the word I’d use to describe my life right now. I’m temporarily working double shifts—at least until I can break free. I’m temporarily raising my little brother—since apparently our actual mother doesn’t give a crap about either of us. And I always end up as nothing but the temporary girlfriend—the flavor of the week for every guy who’s heard the rumor that I give it up so easily.
At least Drew Callahan, college football legend and local golden boy, is upfront about it. He needs someone to play the part of his girlfriend for one week. In exchange for cash. As if that’s not weird enough, ever since he brought me into his world, nothing really makes sense. Everyone hates me. Everyone wants something from him. And yet the only thing Drew seems to want is... me.
I don’t know what to believe anymore. Drew is sweet, sexy, and hiding way more secrets than I am. All I know is, I want to be there for him—permanently.

Monica Murphy
Click to SaveMonica Murphy is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of the One Week Girlfriend series. She writes new adult and contemporary romance for Bantam and Avon. She also writes romance as Karen Erickson. A native Californian, she lives in the foothills below Yosemite.


I read this on December 13th 2013.

Monica Murphy delivers a compelling and romantic story about two people lost in their lives and find one another. They help each other cope through a string of things that no one person should suffer alone.
I've heard great things about this book from various reviewers on goodreads. The day before I went to Barnes and Nobles, I found it on goodreads and I wanted to read it instantly. I actually really loved Drew. At first I didn't but when I read his point of view I instantly fell in love.Drew and Fable went through many things apart and together. They found comfort in each other after meeting each other not 7 days ago. I thought it was strange that they only knew each other for about 7 days and, yet, they talk to one another as if they've been friends their entire lives. I thought that was good but I constantly reminded myself that they only knew each other for like 2 days.
It was a great read and I recommend it to readers who love NA and romance. One Week Girlfriend is filled to the max with drama, you'll be addicted!

Grades: 11 and up
Ages: 16 and up

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