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After a year of partying, Sam decides to buckle down and focus on college. Things are going great until a one-night stand leaves her pregnant and alone. Raising a child while going to school isn’t easy, but Sam is determined to be strong for her daughter. She doesn’t have time for guys or relationships, and takes great care to protect her child and her heart.

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Kindle Edition, 255 pages
Published July 4th 2013 (first published June 20th 2013)
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I have to admit, it's nice to be pleasantly surprised when you stumble on a book and really enjoy it and with Indelible, that was indeed the case. The story follows College student Sam who after a one night stand falls pregnant and gives birth to a baby girl. Her decision to continue studying at College while raising her daughter is a brave one but leads her to Judd, a fellow student
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Elizabeth (Liz)
Indelible is a lovely addition to the New Adult genre from author Bethany Lopez!
 
Sam was a fairly sympathetic and likable character.  As a single mother in school, she worked hard to care for her child and maintain her grades.  Starting off college as a party-girl, as many teenagers do, she realized that it soon got old and she needed to focus on her studies.  So, she did just that.  On a rare night out with her friends, she hooked up with a guy and ended up pregnant with her daughter.  Not a mi
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Emily
At first glance Judd was smitten by Samantha, he didn't see her anymore than a possible perfect ending to a long night. Samantha doesn't do one night sands anymore, after all the last time she did she ended up pregnant and the father made his intentions clear, he wanted nothing to do with the child. Judd is not used to being turned down, although he had not made his intentions clear, still he didn't know what it was about Samantha, she got under his skin.

A simple date leads to something truly s
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Naomi
Jul 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
My first thought after reading this book was OMG that is the sweetest book!! Indelible is about a single mother who lets a guy into her life before telling him about the little secret she has at home. Sam and Judd’s relationship builds slowly as they get to know one another and somehow along the way, they let each other in.

Sam is doing the best she can to get herself through college. She has a great support system of friends that help her out with her daughter Kaddie. Obviously not everything ru
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Jennifer
ARC given to me by the Author in exchange for an honest review

4 SOLID STARS


So this is the 4th book I have read by Bethany Lopez and I have to say that this one is definitely my favorite. I have read her Friends and Lovers Trilogy and really enjoyed them, but Indelible was even better. I felt the characters, Judd and Sam, were very relatable. I loved Sam because to me she was such a strong character. I am a mom of 2 boys and even though I am not a single mom, I could totally relate to some of
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Bethany
Jul 07, 2013 rated it really liked it
I’ve read 3 books by Bethany Lopez and Indelible is so far my favorite. It’s a fast paced story but it will grab you from the beginning. This book had everything I love, a swoon worthy guy, dual POV, steam and a happy ending. My only complaint is that I wanted the book to be longer but I’m not going to complain too much because I knew that going in. Anyone looking for a fast summer read, this is your book!
Sofia Lazaridou
Aug 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book belongs to the sweet category. It doesn't have over the top drama. To me it seemed that Sam and Judd had a realistic relationship than the ones someone will usually read. Maybe the last two chapters made me think that. Don't ask me why I think that, I just do. If you are a YA reader you will love this or a romance reader in general.

Judd was very sweet and caring and not the guy you expect someone to be when he is in college and in the baseball team. Tucker is an a- hole if you ask me.
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Tee loves Kyle Jacobson
May 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This book is so F%^&*$# FANTASTIC! This is a must read when it comes out in July!
Zakirrah BookBlogger
Aug 16, 2013 rated it really liked it

4 Sweet Adorable, Cute, Happily Ever After Stars!!

Okay before I started reading this book I was thinking hmm is this going to be any good? ohh what if I don't like it!? But you know what it took me by surprise and I ended up really enjoying it.After reading some sad heart-breaking books this is just what I needed to cheer me up!

Indelible is a quick, light, fun, fast-paced read which has you intrigued right from the start as it jumps right to the point.Not saying that the main characters don't ha
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Cristina ❤️
Jun 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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heather - NightlyReading
Jul 19, 2013 rated it really liked it
This book was totally swoonworthy!! I really enjoyed Samantha! She actually had her head on straight and tried her hardest to avoid Judd’s attention. She knew she could fall for him from the first meeting, but had bad experiences in the past that led to heart break once the guy found out about her daughter. She figured that she would just go out and have some fun. Judd was known for kinda being a player after all, it wouldn”t go any further right? RIGHT?
WRONG!!!
Samantha got under Judd’s skin. I
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Karen
Jul 10, 2013 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: Lovers of sweet romance
I received a copy of this book from the author for an honest review.

Indelible is such a sweet story that I finished in a day. It is a quick and enjoyable story that is perfect for a lazy afternoon.

Judd is a college baseball player who is not looking for a relationship. He finds himself drawn to Sam when he meets her out one night. Sam is not his usual type and she isn’t looking for a one night stand because she has more than just herself to think about. She is not about playing games. Sam has en
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Kristi Strong
Jul 09, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I will admit, I went into this book not knowing what to expect, but knowing it was a genre I do not usually enjoy.
Within the first few pages I was hooked, and felt like I had an emotional investment in the life of Samantha. I found myself crying over her frustrations, nodding my head in understanding during her toddler's antics, and praying she didn't get her heart broken.
An incredible story of love, life, and the reality of the young mom as she struggles to protect her daughter while living her
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Tia
Aug 12, 2013 rated it really liked it
Wow! This story was heartwarming. I totally liked it a lot. It was like a romance in heaven, I swear I fell in love with Judd.
Autumn Review
May 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: beta, review, arc
Review to come. Loved Judd.
Laurie Treacy
Jul 20, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-in-2013
Author Bethany Lopez is so good at giving readers quick, satisfying and touching love stories. In her latest book, Indelible, a New Adult contemporary romance, we meet Samantha. She's now a senior in college who aspires to teach art when she graduates. When she was a freshman she partied too much and let her grades slip. Waking up, she changed in time for sophomore year, but a hook-up at a frat party resulted in a pregnancy. Now she's a single parent to an adorable toddler named Karrie and tryin ...more
Cathy
Jun 26, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I knew the second I got a chance to review a book from Bethany Lopez that it was going to be great, and I was so right because this book was addicting. I literally received it early in the morning and was done by the time I went to bed. This book was just too good to put down for any reason at all. The characters were great, realistic and their situations were also realistic. I can only imagine how hard it would be to be a single mother and trying to have your own life at the same time. Bethany ...more
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Jul 10, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc-s, 2013-read-list
ARC provided by Author for Honest Review

Indelible was one of those books right up my alley. I certainly looooved it. I can’t deny I’m a sucker for any type of NA adult where a baby is involved, be it before the start or in the clichéd epilogue. Going into Indelible I got my wish since the main character Sam is currently a mommy. Seems she learned the hard way that partying and college often times leave the unsuspecting with unfortunate results. Sam is not bitter. Sure life and college aren’t goi
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Ellen
Aug 23, 2013 rated it really liked it
Shelves: e-arc
I really enjoyed Bethany Lopez's Friends and Lovers Trilogy, so when I found out she had written another new adult romance, I was anxious to read it. Samantha is in her last year of college. She is also a single mom with a beautiful little 2-year-old daughter that she is raising on her own, because the baby's father wanted nothing to do with her. She hasn't let this make her bitter, but it has made her better, as she is now focused on getting her degree and make life better for her and her daugh ...more
Jenee -Jenee's Book Blog
If you're looking for a sweet romance with a player turned perfect step up daddy, you found the right book. This book is not too short but short and sweet is what comes to mind when I describe Indelible. It's funny at times and then it has its emotional moments but nothing too deep.

Sam is a young woman in college who had a one night stand two years ago and is now a single mother struggling to provide for an adorable little 2 year old while finishing her degree. She is a strong, independent woman
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Sandra (Waiting For Wentworth)
Aug 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
This was such a cute and sweet story. I loved everything about it. I've been dying to read Indelible ever since I took part in the Cover Reveal back in June. I really love that cover, and it's exactly what I picture Sam looking like.

Sam was a great protagonist, and I really liked her. She was a single mother trying to juggle school, work, and her daughter. I felt proud of her accomplishments, and I thought she was strong for not needing a man around to make her feel good about herself. She was s
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Lyndsie
Aug 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
An ARC was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review. Review will be posted on Sept 7th on http://www.meangirlsluvbooks.blogspot...

I loved this book, it gave me warm fuzzies while I read it! It’s a quick read I think I had it finished in about three hours total.

Samantha aka Sam I loved right off the bat. Not your average book girl who is normally 5ft 3 – 5ft 5. Sam is 5ft 9 and a size 12. Ahh finally a tall girl, I can relate!! Anyway, Sam’s a regular college student who’s freshma
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Nikki
Jul 07, 2013 rated it liked it
I received a copy of this book from the author in exchange for an honest review.

3.5 stars

What a super cute, super quick read!

In Indelible, we meet Sam, a twenty-two year old single mother of adorable (and sometimes difficult) two year old Karrie. Karrie's father (a one night stand) wanted nothing to do with her from the get-go, so Sam is struggling to balance work, school, and parenthood all by herself. Luckily, she has some very kind and helpful close friends to lean on when times get rough...
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Megan
Aug 06, 2013 rated it really liked it
I totally <3 Bethany Lopez! I read her Lovers and Friends books on a whim a few months ago… and it was love at first book!

This is a New Adult book which of course is all the rage right now, and I jumped on the wagon pretty quick! However, this book is slightly different… A lot of the New Adult books involve drugs, drinking, and sex sex sex… but this book, it goes a little deeper, it looks at the end result of all that college sex and partying… it involves having a baby a little too young (al
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Anastasia
Aug 20, 2013 rated it really liked it
For more reviews visit: http://livinginabookworld.blogspot.gr

The characters

Samantha's life may not be perfect but she's happy.She has less than a year to graduate from college but unlike other girls her age,she doesn't attend parties or date.Why?Because two years ago that's exactly what she did and one night her life dramatically changed.A one night stand led to an unexpected pregnancy.The good news was that she had her parents' support and love.The bad news?The baby's father didn't even want to
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Corina
Aug 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Indelible

I am constantly saying this about fictional characters, but I want my very own Judd!

I genuinely loved this story. Indelible by Bethany Lopez follows Samantha, Sam for short as she raises her 2-year-old daughter while going to school full-time, working and attempting to have a life for herself. Sam isn’t exactly the relationship type that is until she meets Judd, sexy bad boy baseball player, but a good guy at heart.

I think Lopez did an amazing job of capturing what life as a single Moth
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Falling In Fall Book Blog
Jul 31, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: blog-read-shelf
An ARC was provided by the author in exchange for an honest review. To view the full review, visit: http://fallinginfall.blogspot.com

I rated this fabulous book 5 leaves!! Indelible is about a party girl named Sam, who finds herself pregnant from a one-night stand. After confronting the father, she learns he wants nothing to do with her or the baby. Two years later, Sam and Karrie are living their lives. Sam is ready to graduate school and become a teacher. Being a single mother, Sam has a diffic
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Ineffable Book Blog
Indelible... I had some pretty high expectations of this book after reading the book summary. So I knew I was either going to be disappointed or satisfied after reading this book. So luckily, I am happy to report that this book was pretty good! The story line was pretty unique and the struggles the characters went through seemed to be pretty on point. This made it more realistic for me and allowed me to connect better with the characters and their plight.

Sam was a character to admire. She was a
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Roxanne Kade
Sep 08, 2013 rated it really liked it
I have really grown to love contemporary romances. There's just something about them that speaks right to my heart, and Indelible was no different.


Firstly, I loved that Sam was a REAL woman. She didn't have a perfect body, but she embraced it...kinda :). She's such an amazing, strong character, with her head in the right direction. She had quite a fierce determination that saw her accomplishing her dreams, even with the obvious curveball or two thrown at her.

Judd was very sweet. He was carefree
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