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Better Than You (Walker Family 0.5)

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Emotional and literary, experience the prequel to the Walker Family series and the love that started it all.

Before Ireland, before the castle, before the wedding that would reunite childhood sweethearts Jo and Tam, there was Delta Brooks and the man who came crashing into her life a week before Thanksgiving.

Born into a wealthy Atlanta family, cold and smart and discrimina
Published (first published February 5th 2013)
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Feb 28, 2016 Susan rated it really liked it
Enjoyable, just liked the first two books better. Def gets five stars and worth reading if you have liked the previous two books.
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Oct 21, 2016 ~*~Happy Hour Prez~*~ rated it really liked it

I know this is a prequel...However, I think it is best read after book #3 Fix You.
Sep 17, 2016 Lola8 rated it really liked it
I loved this installment of Mike and Delta
Mar 30, 2016 Deborah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
It's amazing to me when an author can write the same scenes from different characters points of view. Lauren Gilley did a fantastic job of it in Better Than You. The story of Mike and Delta, I loved seeing them fall in love. It was amazing to see the wedding trip to Ireland from their perspectives.

I loved this book. Mike's pursuit of Delta was so sweet and relentless. Delta seems so cold in Keep You and it was fabulous to see behind that cold to the real woman underneath. I loved the way she ke
3.5 stars. Excellent writing, I just never really got to a place where I liked the main characters. It helped to see things that happened in Jo and Tam's book through a different point of view, but I still felt like Mike and Delta were very self centered and unlikable. Now on to book 4...hopefully Jess doesn't disappoint.
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3.5*s I wasn't excited to read this one. It covered ground we had already covered and I wasn't a huge fan of the MCs but I was pleasantly surprised.
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Lauren Gilley was (mostly) raised in a barn, where her attention to detail led her to the sport of dressage. She earned a degree in Business Management, but her true calling has always been fiction-writing. She writes Literary Fiction which is sometimes mistaken for romance, and is passionate about elegant, evocative prose, and complex character development. When she’s not crafting novels, she’s ...more
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Other Books in the Series

Walker Family (3 books)
  • Keep You (Walker Family, #1)
  • Dream of You (Walker Family, #2)
  • Fix You (Walker Family, #3)

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“He knew he loved her in February: steam leaving the mug of coffee in her hands in thick curls; her hair a snarled mess around her shoulders; the morning on the other side of the window bitter and windswept; her face lovely, pale, and lonely in a way he didn’t understand. She sat in the chair in his bedroom, in his shirt and a pair of socks that went up to her knees, gooseflesh on her slender legs. A copy of Oliver Twist had been open across the arm of the chair. “I think it might snow today,” she’d said, and he’d been completely in love with her.

He thought she might have loved him back in March: in from the rain; his clothes stuck to his skin; the umbrella showering the hardwood of her entry hall; the dinner she’d planned forgotten when he’d helped her out of her jacket and she’d been shivering with cold. That day, when she’d pushed his wet shirt back off his shoulders and stretched up on her toes to kiss him, he was sure there was something new shining deep down in her coffee-colored eyes. “You’re so cute,” she’d said, and he’d known: she loved him.”
“How many times have you been slapped on dates?”

“Five,” he said as he checked over his shoulder and eased back out into traffic. “So hit my left side if you’re going to. The right’s my pretty side.”

“Which side is your modest side?”

“Don’t have one.”
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