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Sweet Home (Sweet Home #1)

4.07  ·  Rating Details  ·  24,614 Ratings  ·  1,809 Reviews
At age twenty, Molly Shakespeare knows a lot.

She knows Descartes and Kant.

She knows academia and Oxford.

She knows that the people who love you leave you.

She knows how to be alone.

But when Molly leaves England's grey skies behind to start a new life at the University of Alabama, she finds that she has a lot to learn — she didn't know a summer could be so hot, she didn't kn
Kindle Edition, 401 pages
Published October 13th 2013
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Lisa Jayne
Oct 26, 2013 Lisa Jayne rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Lisa Jayne by: Patrycja

"So are you to my thoughts as food to life, or as sweet seasoned showers are to the ground." - William Shakespeare.


Calling all lovers of the slightly angsty NA genre with a gorgeous hero with anger issues, and a feisty geek chic heroine. I will not make any apologies for my (slightly predictable by now) Lisa style gushing review, I felt so at home with this book I've decided that if me and this author ever meet we would be firm friends. What a sweet, sexy, dramatic and per
Kath S
Les voy a contar un poco cómo fue mi experiencia con este libro. CONTIENE LENGUAJE “FUERTE” Y SPOILERS. MUCHOS SPOILERS. #NoShame.

Molly: Soy una pobre niña huérfana que perdió a su padre a los seis años.
Yo: description

Molly: Acabo de mudarme a Alabama y de repente me estrellé con el hombre más guapo del mundo mundial.
Yo:Eso suena tan tan original.

Molly: No sé cómo, he terminado besando al hombre más apuesto de la universidad y ahora todas estas zorras resentidas me tienen envidia!
Yo: Sigue sonando tan orig
Jan 25, 2014 Lisa rated it really liked it

You can read my full review at Sinfully Sexy .


descriptionSomethin' in your eyes, makes me wanna lose myself
Makes me wanna lose myself, in your arms
There's somethin' in your voice, makes my heart beat fast
Hope this feeling lasts, the rest of my life

If you knew how lonely my life has been
And how long I've been so alone
And if you knew how I wanted someone to come along
And change my life the way you've done

It feels like home to me, it feels like home to me
It feels like I'm all th
Dear authors,

If you are British, and you must set a book in a specific American location, then, for the love of anything that you hold dear, DO SOME BLOODY (for the Brits) FUCKING (for everyone) RESEARCH.

Let us count the ways in which this book is just WRONG.

1) Our "heroine," Molly Juliet Shakespeare (I know, I know) is a 20 year old graduate student at the University of Alabama.

Yet somehow, Molly is housed by the university with undergraduate students.

Yeah, but NO. Graduate students have thei
Aly's Bookish Wonderland
Mar 17, 2015 Aly's Bookish Wonderland rated it did not like it
Shelves: new-adult
WARNING: If you don't like reviews with huge f-bombs, raging and major spoilers, please walk away now.

Just to mention it again: HERE BE SPOILERS. Lots of them. Major ones, too, probably. I'm not going to tag them because I am trying to save people's eyeballs. I am doing my fellow readers a huge favour.


For those of you who follow my reviews/chat with me regularly, you may have noticed that for the past week or two, I've been reading a shit tonn
5 *Lucky Kiss* stars!

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When more than one friend tells me to read a book, and they all go on and on about how much they think I’ll love it, I really need to learn to listen. Otherwise, I’ll go months and months without reading that book, and when I finally do- I wonder why the heck it took so long. Sweet Home is that book for me. I have no idea why it took me so long to read it, but I’m so happy I did. It’s just the kind of book I needed. A sweet and fun tale of a modern day Romeo and his Molly J
Nov 16, 2014 Patrycja rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: fans of sweet, hot romance novels with alpha males
Recommended to Patrycja by: Angelina

"I don’t remember Romeo being this pushy with Juliet!”
He arched his eyebrows meaningfully. “And look at how that worked out for them. My way is better—less death, more orgasms.”

I devoured Sweet Home - this magical, adorable and extremely hot novel - so, so quickly, that I regret not doing it slower, only to enjoy it longer. I wish this book never ended. After reading few chapters, I felt glued to the pages, my heart started beating faster and I couldn’t make the silly grin disapear from m
3 1/2 to 4–Made Me Smile–Stars.

Sweet Home is the type of New Adult romance that would normally drive me nuts but ended up capturing my heart instead. Sure, there were some over-the-top, cheesy, and contrived moments that I couldn't help but roll my eyes at, but I rolled them with a HUGE, CHEESY GRIN ON MY FACE AND LOVING EVERY MINUTE OF IT.

I had so much fun reading this book. I loved the love story, the light and youthful feel, the angst that didn't feel too angsty, the playful humor, the heartb
Val⚜Shameless,  Bitchy, Skanky, & Not Sorry⚜ Mrs. ClayDanvers/RemingtonTate
I need some SWEET in my life right 10/19/15...

I've read this so many times, if it were a paperback, the pages would be worn out. Just LOVE it.

Every time.

5+++++ Sweet Stars


This book was like a mix of Legally Blonde, A Cinderella Story (that movie with Hilary Duff), Beautiful Disaster, completely over the top family drama and possessiveness, spikes of Alabama football, and the ridiculous names of Molly Juliet Shakespeare and Romeo Prince...all with with an English flair to sweeten t
Meli Mel *Ty and Zane's Creeper*


“Hey, Mol”
“Hey, you.”
“You going to give up that lucky sweet kiss?”
“If that’s what you want.”
“It most definitely is.”

Molly Shakespeare has had quite the life at just twenty years old. It has been tragic for her, and now she wants to a new start. She leaves England to go to the University of Alabama. Adjusting to the american life is a bit of a struggle for her, but her new found friends are eager to take her under their wing and teach her how to experience life. Another thing that
Jan 17, 2014 Karla rated it did not like it
There is nothing more I dislike than not finishing a book. Especially one that I spent money on. And more than $0.99. Sadly, this is a book that I couldn’t even force myself through half of to try to justify the money spent.
A couple of my sticking points:
1. Write what you know. If you haven’t spent a significant amount of time in the south, don’t write about the south. Droppin’ the ‘g’ off any word endin’ with an “ing” and addin’ in ‘ain’t' every few words doesn’t make a realistic dialogue. It
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I love this author!

5 stars for Romeo Prince and Molly Juliet Shakespeare!

"Hey, Mol."
"Hey, you."
"You gonna give up that sweet kiss?"
"If that's what you want."
"It definitely is."

Whilst there are threads from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet throughout this book, Sweet Home, it is not just a modern day Romeo and Juliet.

Molly is a twenty year old brainiac. She's super smart, studious and sensible. With no family and no ties, working-class, English good-girl, Molly Shakespeare leaves England to st
J *I did it all for the nookie.The book nookie*
4.5--SWEET and SEXY--Stars!!!

I am seriously swooning over here! I don't know what it was--timing or what--but this book was just what I was looking for. I really, really loved it!!!

Sweet Home is the story of Romeo Prince and Molly Juliet Shakespeare. Now don't go running for the hills....Molly and Romeo's story was so-so sweet. They melted my heart. And made me smile. And giggle like a love-sick school girl! LMAO!

Molly, 20 has landed in Alabama by way of England (yup, she's British--LOVE). She'
Tillie Cole
Oct 08, 2013 Tillie Cole rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Well guys, because I wrote it and believe in this baby, I'm gonna give it a huge, whopping, proud 5 stars!!!!
5 “You’re my home” Stars.

Sometimes when I read a book, I’m lucky enough to think when I end it: “Why did it take me so long to read this??!”. This was exactly what happened for me in this one. I thought why it took almost a year for me to read this.
Because, my friends, this book is a majestically written and beautiful love story. I’ve cried, I smiled, I laughed and I felt my heart warming through the whole book.


Lonely Molly just arrived at college in Alabama to finish her masters. Alone in l
Katy Loves Romance ❤️
5 "Hey Mol, Hey you" Stars*****

First of all what a whirlwind I have lived breathed inhaled and LOVED every Goddamn word and sentence this story has given me, I mean why haven't I read any of Tillies books before? What an Idiot... anyway I digress you get it I loved this whole story with A BANG actually sports romance is a genre I adore it's one of those stories where I can get away from life and delve into and really remember university life being younger with no responsibilities as such but m
"Mmm..." I mused.
"What, baby?" he asked, stroking my hair.
"Just how amazing it sounds to hear another heartbeat besides my own."
"Shhh...just...let me listen. It makes me incredibly...complete."

I loved this story about a seemingly mousy and introverted young woman from England and the 'Bama Quarterback who appears to have it all meeting and falling for each other. On the surface it seems like a typical opposites attract kind of deal, but the reality is so much more than that.

One of the
The amount of total L-O-V-E I have for this book is just crazy.... This one just hit all my spots in all the right places at just the right time.. You know how it is.. sometimes you're in the mood for some sweet NA with some good steam and when you get your hands on the perfect one it's like...

Well yep, that was Sweet Home.. Not only do we get the uber sexy sin on a stick quarterback Romeo, aka Rome, we also get some good ole SEC Football ( Roll Tide), a quirky braineack that doesnt know her o
Well...Tillie Cole did it again!!! BRILLIANT! Review to come...but this was just first class all of the way! This author is now officially up with my favorites!!! ...more

Lisa Jayne prepare for the AnnaQuoteBomb
I have only one real life friend who loves to read as much as I do (just one, isn't that crazy?! What the hell does everyone else do with their free time??) Anyway, every once in awhile she'll recommend a book to me that I absolutely MUST read and it always comes with her standard endorsement of "OMG this is the best book evarrrr!!!" Lol, I love her enthusiasm, and actually, I just plain love her to pieces. Problem is, I effing hate her book recs.

"What's up, bitches? Are we headin' to this jig
5 'Romeo O' Romeo' Stars!

It only took Romeo one look at Juliet and his fate was sealed. Maybe I’m just like my namesake, and maybe you’re just like yours.

This book was an unexpected surprise! I was seeing this book on everyone's reading list and figured I'd give it a shot. I love when I immerse myself in a book that I don't have high expectations for and then end up falling in love with it! That's what Sweet Home was for me...a book that I fell absolutely in love with.

"One day, my sweet girl
Jennifer Kyle
Apr 16, 2014 Jennifer Kyle rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
4.5 ROLL TIDE Stars!!





I felt that I have read this type of story on more than one occasion but I really really liked it anyway.

Romeo had me from the start and Molly is a real likable heroine. There’s CRAZY parents, one very EVIL ex, quirky friends, and even though this story had the instant love element it worked.

I have a thing for broken guys who know what they want. Romeo is very yummy and his love notes and alphaness was irresistible!


The author delivered a h
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*****4.5 STARS*****
(BR with Mel and Dee)

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"Sweet Home" is sort of a modern day twist on the old tale of "Romeo & Juliet". Molly Juliet Shakespeare, is completing her Masters in Philosophy at The University of Alabama. She recently transferred from Oxford University in England and is also acting as a Research & Teacher's assistant to one of her Professors who has come to the University of Alabama as well. Molly has a past that is filled with so much heartbreak and is basically an orphan. W
Amy (Foxy)
Nov 11, 2013 Amy (Foxy) rated it liked it
Recommended to Amy (Foxy) by: Lisa Jayne, Anna, Kara
**3.5 Star-Crossed stars**

A modern day Romeo & Juliet story that left me wavering between 3 and 4 stars...

Rome (Romeo) Price is an all-star Alabama Crimson Tide star quarterback. His interfering and overbearing parents control his every move.

Molly Juliet Shakespeare is a shy introverted brainiac. She has traveled from England to attend college in Alabama.

These two lonely hearts find each other.
"The world deserves to have who think of others before themselves, that strive to be less selfis
✝✝ Ⓓaisy ❣ Hearts Cole, Lucas, Jesse  & James ✝✝


"broad chest, deep southern drawl, long, dirty-blond hair, quarter back with official stats - 6 ft 3, 235 pounds of solid muscle"

Is the reason you need to read this book!

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And Molly, our English Rose who followed her professor for her Masters!

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One fine day, Molly runs into Romeo and they instantly have a connection. The story continues with them both spending time more and eventually falling in love (which was wee bit too fast for me). But heck, Rome was one fine hot specimen, he definit

5 huge stars.

Why the hell did it take me so long to read this book? Gorgeous, manwhoring quarterback and an intelligent ‘good girl’, both slightly broken, but absolutely perfect for each other - it’s a story that’s been done before, but THIS book truly shines in a sea of NA books that have a similar set up. The writing is wonderful, the characters are amazing, and there is an engaging and heart-pounding love story that is funny, sweet, sexy and emotional with none of the pointless dram
Shell The Belle
My Review of SWEET HOME by Tilly Cole

1.5 stars, and that is for the beginning and the end.

Oops, I did it again – I fell for the hype, that is.

Why oh why are there so many freaking 5 Star reviews for this???? I can only think that a lot of female readers get a whiff of what they are told is an Alpha Male and their brains cease to function correctly.


I actually liked the character of Rome up until about 25-30%, and later from about 75%.

The story is a
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TITLE: Sweet Home
SERIES: (Sweet Home #1)
AUTHOR: Tillie Cole
GENRE: Romance | New Adult | Contemporary Romance
RELEASE DATE: October 13th 2013

I can't believe how long it took me to one click and read this, next time someone please poke me, or kick me whatever you have to do, do it!!

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A warm and fuzzy kind of read, it was kind of like how the ugly duckling meets her prince, falls in love and evolves into a beautiful swan, a modern re-telling of Romeo and Juliet..


I lo
4.5 "I get you" STARS

I loved this quick, sexy, sweet read. It was just want I needed!!

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Romeo Prince - this young,hot,sexy football player and all Alpha-male - sent my heart into a flutter and had my face plastered with a goofy love struck grin. LOVE him!!

Molly Juliet Shakespeare was not your typical heroine and that made me love her even more. With her passion for academia, her quirky glasses, geeky sense of style and spunky attitude, she was the perfect match for Rome.

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“Hey Mol.
Hey You.
You gonna give up that lucky sweet kiss?
If that's what you want.
It most definitely is.”
“A home is not a place. It’s not a country or a town or a building or possession. Home is with the other half of your soul, the person who shares in your grief and helps you carry the burden of loss. Home is with the person who throughout it all never gives up on you and brings you eternal happiness.” 123 likes
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