DNF: Something More Than This

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Title: Something More Than This
Author: Barbie Bohrman
Series: – –
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Length: Short novel
Available: Now

DNF@10%


Katy Lewis has it all: a sports reporting job she loves, a great roommate, and two brothers who, while nosy, always have her back. But when Conner Roberts, Katy’s unrequited first crush, suddenly shows up—and shows interest—after nine years, she reverts to a sweaty, panicked sixteen-year-old once more.

And if trying to read Conner’s signals isn’t tough enough, Katy’s heart is sending some mixed messages of its own. When a beautiful blonde coworker starts pursuing Katy’s boss, Dylan Sterling—her longtime mentor and friend—she realizes she may have a problem with that. A reunion with Conner is what she’s dreamed of for so long…so why can’t she stop thinking about Dylan?

For the first time ever, Katy must fact-check her heart. Should she go after the guy she thought she always wanted or see if there’s something more with the one who’s been there all along?


Source: ARC from Montlake Romance via NetGalley

This DNF was unexpected. Normally I like to give a book a fair shake before giving up, but right from the off this one just didn’t work for me. I wanted to like it, but nope, couldn’t.

Maybe it was the first person pov. It’s not that I’m adverse to the idea, I even enjoy it at times, but a romance has to work hard to win me over, because I much prefer getting both sides of a story – or at least more of a wider perspective than being in one person’s head the whole time. I really didn’t like Katy’s style. It jarred me from the first page and I just failed to get into it from there. Too much detail about things I just don’t care about, too much waffling, and somehow I doubted it would improve quickly enough to regain my interest.

Sorry, but this one just wasn’t for me.


Something More Than This is Out Now.
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