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To nineteen-year-old high school dropout Travis Walker, women are like snowflakes--each one different, but beautiful in her own way.

He can charm any girl he meets, and yet down deep he fears he'll always be a loser like his jailbird father. As the landlady threatens to evict him and his sick mother, Travis takes a job he hates and spends his evenings picking up girls at a
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Published March 15th 2013
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Anna
Mar 17, 2013 rated it really liked it
Thank god for a happy ending. I'm a hot mess over this book. What a journey ! I really fell for Travis and I really admire everything he did in this book for survival.
CeCe
May 31, 2015 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
Can't put my finger on it but this book just did not work for me. DNF at 20%. I was just bored and felt that the story was not going anywhere.
Ⓑookish Ⓞne
Mar 08, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: luv-it
At nineteen Travis Walker was given more than his fair share of an unfair life. Having to look after his mom who has been in what seems to be a state of depression and is unable to contribute to keep them afloat, financially. Travis has had to shoulder the entire responsibility to take care of his helpless mother and himself. He had to quit school to work full time. He found time to work at a soup kitchen; he made time to participate in the Fire Department’s Discovery program with hopes that ...more
Cassie Mae
Mar 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I. Love. Boy. POV's. And Anne Pfeffer is a genius at them. Travis is a great character to follow through his story, and I know so many can relate in some way to him. Especially the pressure some of us have to provide for our families when we feel like we have nothing.

I'm also in love with beautiful love stories, and I really appreciated the relationship Travis had with Zooey. They had crazy chemistry, leaving me feeling bubbly inside (and at some points, a little naughty ;)) That was another
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Ellen
May 15, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: blog-tours, e-arc
When I saw the cover and read the title of this book, I was sold. What I thought was going to be just another lighthearted read was anything but. Yes, Travis Walker is quite the playboy and smoking hot. The girls do love him, they just can't help themselves. Even the high school principal is taken with him. Underneath it all, he is really a great guy, which is revealed as the book progresses and as Travis has to deal with some things no one his age should ever have to face. What starts out as a ...more
Nicole Hewitt
I saw this book on a blog that I follow (I wish I could remember which one, but I just can't) and the review that I read was so compelling that I had to immediately go and buy the book on Amazon. Still, it was outside of my normal genre and I had so many books that I needed to read for reviews that I just didn't get to it right away. How to solve the problem? Sign up for a blog tour so that the book would go to the top of my To-Read list! I'm so glad that I did! I LOVED this book!!


Why I loved
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Girls certainly do love Travis Walker. But who wouldn’t with an awesome body and a sexy smile, the girls seem to fall at his feet… until he meets Kat, who really doesn’t even give him a second glance.
This book starts out kind of sad and for me that was pretty hard to digest. Travis’s father is not in the picture and his mother has taken up residency in her bed leaving the young Travis to push his limits to keep the two of them afloat. Ok,
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Pragya
May 27, 2013 rated it really liked it
I read Any Other Nightby Anne Pfeffer last year and really liked it (read my review here) so when I got the offer to read another of her books, I jumped at the chance.

The way the book started made me feel as if 'oh, this will be yet another new adult contemporary plots I have been reading which have nothing new to offer' but a few pages into the book and I started to disagree with myself.

A great plot and absolutely very different from all the new adult books out there (you got to believe me, I
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Jenn
Jul 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2013
Girl Loves Travis Walker by Anne Pfeffer deals with some heavier issues than the misleading title (and cover) demonstrates. This is a fun read but it is in no way a light read.

Travis Walker.
Pfeffer gives Travis Walker a great voice. The book is wrote from his prospective. And she captured the mindset of a nineteen year old, ladies man very well. Travis knows he's good looking and knows how to work it.

However, Pfeffer, artfully starts peeling back different layers of Travis personality. And we
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Adriane Marshall
Apr 29, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I have to tell you, by the end of the book I think I was in love with Travis WAlker. He was a pretty amazing character and was so sweet and caring, if a little skewed up. But honestly, don’t the best characters tend to be screwed up?

Anyway, back to the book. Travis drops out of school to start working to help take care of his mom and keep a roof over their heads. Along the way he starts getting further and further out of sorts, and just doesn’t know how to keep up.

The writing and the story in
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Kristi (Books and Needlepoint)
May 18, 2013 rated it really liked it
I was all set not to like Travis since it seemed like he was going to be a perpetual one-night stand. But then I found out he really wasn't. Early in the story he comes upon a crash and calls 9-1-1, helps one man stop bleeding, and leads rescuers to another one who had gone over a cliff. He was intoxicated with the rush when the firefighters went over the ledge and saved the man's life. The firefighters were pretty impressed with him as well and invited him to visit the fire station.

Through a
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Aimie
Mar 22, 2013 added it
Shelves: did-not-finish
I tried really hard to finish this book, but if I had to read "I knew she would meet me for sex no questions asked" (Travis refering to every damn female he saw) one more time I would throw my iPad at a wall. I'd rather not break my iPad thanks. Sorry. I wanted to finish it but it just isn't going anywhere, I'm guessing he'll end up as a fire fighter and probably dating Zoey somewhere along the line. So in my mind that's what happened. :)
Caroline
Apr 21, 2013 rated it it was amazing
well there nt much to say bout this book bt the fact that.... I bloody loved it and travis was h.o.t. this book was a great read and it pulled at ma heart a few times too xxx
Kathleen
Jun 13, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Quick read. Male perspective romance dealing w teen poverty/homelessness
Guia
Mar 25, 2014 rated it really liked it
*Ebook provided by the author in exchange for an honest review*

If you’ve been following my reviews, then you probably know how much I love bad boys. If you’re a new reader, then now you know. So, it’s really not that surprising that Anne Pfeffer’s GIRLS LOVE TRAVIS WALKER easily wormed its way into my heart.

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

Travis Walker is your quintessential bad boy. If he isn’t a bad boy then I don’t know what is. He’s handsome, he’s sexy, the chicks dig him, and damn if he doesn’t
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Ryan Snyder
Jan 20, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: own
Travis was such a delightful character! As soon as I received this book, I dove right in. There was a lot to love about the book. Travis was a stand- up character. No, he was not perfect. He openly admitted that he lost himself in different women he found at clubs, because it was something fun to do that took his mind off his troubles for a while. He thinks love is this fleeting thing that lasts a night, before one of the people show their true colors. I cannot tell you how much I adored his ...more
 CCAM&GZM
Mar 26, 2014 rated it really liked it
"No way out."

“If you fail, it’ll be your own damn fault!”

Girls Love Travis Walker - what story do you expect with such a title? If you expect an easy romance in which a heartbreaker guy will find his match, you're wrong. This is the second book when the title tricks me, but luckily, I liked both books one more than the other.

Travis, contrary to the image that he puts up, is not the usual lady’s man type, without a care, not even the one about finding out who will be his next victim. Yes, he is a
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Charlie
Aug 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Looking at the cover, I didn’t expect much from this book. My judgement was so very wrong.

I could’ve explained my problems but thought I’d do her a favor and let her peg me for an asshole early. She could do way better than me – she just didn’t know it.

Yes, Travis is a playboy, a jerk. The kind of guy that you would kill if he tried his moves on your daughter or the daughter of anyone you know. I find that this is his outlet, his escape from the realities of his life: his father’s a loser in
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Tracey (Life and Literature)
Mar 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
What did it say about my prospects, that I was raised by not one, but two parents who couldn't cut it in the race of life? I'd probably been doomed from birth.

I absolutely loved this book!!! I have had books by Anne Pfeffer on my TBR list for a while now but hadn't gotten around to reading any yet. I am now so glad that I finally have.

My first impression of this book was the cover. Gorgeous guy who has that look of being self assured and confident. Then there was the title... Girls Love
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Jen
Wow! This book just seems to really grasp you -

Makes me think though - I've seen a lot of homeless people that aren't even really homeless. Just out on the streets looking for a free handout -
It's hard to tell who really needs the help, and who is just too lazy to get it -
I think I've lost track on how many times I've handed change over to someone and later learn from the news that they weren't who I thought they were.

Travis is down on his luck - he's only 19 years old , the poor guy
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Compulsion Reads
Aug 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
If you are of the female persuasion, then watch out. Travis Walker has a sizzling smile, experienced hands and enough charm to fill a swimming pool – and it’s all focused on you. He may not ever call again, but you won’t be forgetting last night any time soon.

Travis Walker – Girls want to be with him and guys want to be him. It’d be easy to feel a twinge of jealousy for the nineteen-year-old who seems to have it all…unless you dive below the surface and discover what all that attitude is hiding.
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Skandia
Mar 17, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I've been wary with NA and YA books lately. Lots of similar and mediocre stories. Recently my best reads in those genres have come from Indie Authors and I have discovered couple of really good authors by taking chance on reading outside mainstream publishers.

Girls Love Travis Walker has won National Indie Excellence Award 2013 and had some great reviews, so I put aside all my bestsellers in waiting and picked it up.

Honestly, I expected the book to be another bad-boy-falls-for-good-girl,
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Cathy
May 02, 2013 rated it really liked it
This book was so much more than I thought it would be, and it was pleasantly surprising, an absolute joy to read. This is the second book I've read by this author and I'm not disappointed by her at all. Really enjoyed reading this book and it pulled at my heart strings on many different levels.


We meet Travis as the ever loving player that everyone knows him to be, he will go to Chicks one day and hook up with somebody and just move on to the next one the next day. But no one really knew what was
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Naomi
Mar 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
4.5 Stars

When I began reading this book, I thought that Travis was a bit of a jerk, giving the school counsellor the run around, and going out and using girls. It soon becomes apparent that he’s like that to hide what is truly bothering him; his home life. This story is more about a guy, down on his luck, struggling with day to day life, who wants to make a better life for himself.

It was interesting to see the complications that Travis has had to deal with. His father is gone, his mother’s not
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Lenore Kosinski
Mar 19, 2013 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars -- In some ways I think the blurb for this book does it an injustice. It evoked way more emotions from me than I was expecting...I guess I really thought it was gonna be more fluffy....but then again rereading the blurb it does mention what Travis is going through, so it could be just me too...my brain is operating on a weird wavelength lately.

So I guess that little rambling up there was mostly to say that I was uber pleasantly surprised by this book!! In fact, if I hadn't been sitting
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Kirke
May 17, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: review
*I received a copy from the author in exchange for an honest review*

Don't judge a book by it's cover. The title and the cover make it seem like this is some fluffy story about some player who finally might get serious about some girl. But very soon you realize it's so much more than that. Skipping school is not something Travis wants to do, but he's forced by circumstances. His dad is in jail and lately the only thing his mother does is sleep, so it's up to him to earn money, making sure they
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Nina
Jun 11, 2013 rated it really liked it
This is one of the most realistic New Adult novels I've ever read. No kidding. It just felt so honest and real.

Yes, Travis was such a flirt. But then he became like that for a reason. I'm not even saying that what he did was right. All I'm saying is the fact that he became what he was for a reason. Unlike with some other characters I've read, I cannot truly understand why they act like that. As for Travis, it was truly understandable.

Everything that happened in Travis' life seemed so common in a
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Gayle Pace
May 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
REVIEW

Travis Walker has been dealt lot of bad hands. His mother doesn't or can't help the family financially. She appears to be depressed. His father is a jailed felon. It has been up to Travis. In order to support the family he quit school to work full time. On top of that, he volunteered at a soup kitchen; he makes time to participate in the Fire Department''s Discovery Program with the desire of making something of himself. Travis just kept hitting brick walls every where he turned. I felt
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Debbie
Mar 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
This story was about Travis Walker, a 19yr old kid, who got dealt the short straw in life. It is about how he copes by keeping his pride in tact, not letting many people in and trying his best to just get by. Once one bad thing would happen, it seemed as if a snowball effect took place and his whole world crumbled. A lot of the time I was scrunching my face up while reading this book because let's face it no one wants to see a kid have to deal with such hardships and Travis Walker sure had a lot ...more
Lynelle Clark
Jul 28, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Received the book from the Tour Host for an honest review

I loved this story! And the main character Travis Walker, in real life I would have admired him and have the utmost respect for him. Although the name of the book gave you the idea that you will come across a man that is into women, the plot will bowl you over. Yes, there are women who falls madly in love him, are crazy about him, even tells lies about him to boost their own egos, and yes he likes them as well. In the process he scores
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Award-winning novelist Anne Pfeffer grew up in Phoenix, Arizona reading prodigiously, riding horses, and avoiding rattlesnakes and scorpions. After living in Chicago and New York, she escaped back to the land of sunshine in Los Angeles. She has worked in banking and as a pro bono attorney, representing abandoned children in adoption and guardianship proceedings. Anne has a daughter living in New ...more
“That’s when I realized it. I liked this girl. A lot. I liked her super-moist double chocolate chip cupcakes. I liked how kind and patient she was with the guests, the way her forehead crinkled when she was thinking about a problem. I liked her low, soft voice and that long ribbon of platinum-blond hair. I liked the way she looked at the world, as if it were an okay place, where good things were actually possible. ” 1 likes
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