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Sunday, May 15, 2016

Review: WHEN I BECOME YOURS by Rae Daniel

Release Date: May 1st, 2016

Type: Series, Book 2, Contemporary, Romance, New Adult, Novella, Smartypants

About the Book: Ben’s been in love with Renee from day one. At the same time, she’s kept him at a distance due to reasons only a select few know. 

That all ends. Now. Because nothing will stop him from getting what he wants. 


There’s no one else for him and there is definitely no one else for her, not as long as there is a breath left in his body. When she tries to date, Ben quickly ends any and all attempts of her being with someone, other than him. 

Follow Ben and Renee through some serious alpha male episodes paired with a side of light hearted humor and steamy encounters, hot enough to make your Kindle fog over! 

‘When I Become Yours’ is book two in The Richmond Series but it does not need to be read in order. This is a stand alone book in a series that will follow four girlfriends through their crazy and hilarious antics in addition to their passionate love lives. Each friend will have their own stand alone. [Description from Goodreads.com]

The Richmond Series:
Book One: When I Make You Mine (Anne and Jim) - Out now!
Book Two: When I Become Yours (Renee and Ben) - Out now!
Book Three: When We Become One (Marisa and David) - Soon to be released
Book Four: When I’m Ready (Amber and Brian) - Soon to be released

My Review: Another new-to-me author, and another success story! I'm incredibly grateful that I get to be part of blog tours like this, and discover new and awesome authors. Unfortunately, there's just so much out there that entertaining reads like this could fall through the cracks. While this book is part of a series, I'd say it can totally be read as a stand-alone, though I'm sure you, like myself, will want to check out Anne and Jim's story since they are hilarious secondary characters in this book.

I knew going into this story that it was a novella, which means short and sweet. I just really wish it could have been a little longer - I wanted more of that delicious build up between Ben and Renee. Their attraction and compatibility was obvious, and well-written, but I wanted more of that slow burn. Not that their coming together wasn't hot - I think my kindle was smoking at one point - but I just wanted more. Or rather, I needed more. I'm super hopeful that we will see more of Renee and Ben in When We Become One, Marissa's story. Since Anne and Jim played a pivotal role in When I Become Yours, there is hope that I can see Ben and Renee again soon.

Cover Lovin': *Fans self* What a cover! Definitely caught my eye!

Recommendation: I didn't read the first book in the series, but I got through this book just fine. That said, I'm a little sad I missed out on some of Renee and Ben's backstory, so I'd love to check out book one!

Final Rating: THREE POINT FIVE out of FIVE (3.5/5) stars! This was a fun, fast read. I wasn't ready to let Ben and Renee go, so I'm sure I will find myself re-reading this in the near future.

Rae Daniels Bio:
Born in the midwest, Rae Daniel has been telling stories her entire life. After earning her degree in History from Old Dominion University, she found her niche in the professional world as an analyst. In her analytical roll, she found that compiling her research into “stories” for her upper management team, gave her the confidence to start to write all the other stories that were running around in her head.

Rae is also the founder of GetYourSmutOn.com, a romance book review website. Within the first six months of operation she was being asked to write reviews for independent, USA Today, and NY Times best selling romance authors from around the world.

When she is not writing, she is living a charming life in North Carolina with her husband and two kids. She enjoys spending time with her family, reading and drinking wine. (PS, not necessarily in that order) :)

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Make sure to get your copy of When I Become Yours by Rae Daniel from Amazon.com today!

Happy Reading!
~!~ Amanda, Novel Addiction ~!~

Disclaimer: I received a free copy in exchange for an honest review. 

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