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Whiskey Lullaby

(Love Songs #1)

3.78  ·  Rating details ·  2,569 ratings  ·  187 reviews
Adult 18+ Romance
Each book ends with a HEA. All books are about different couples.

Julie Walker thought she found true love with Jase. Until he betrayed her in the worst way, with one of her best friends. Devastated and heartbroken she runs away, leaving behind her family and friends. She starts a new life filled with secrets.

When Julie meets Dean, she thinks he is the answ
Kindle Edition, 205 pages
Published September 5th 2013
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*J* Too Many Books Too Little Time

DNF at approximately 50%


If I could use one word to describe this book it would be DRAMA!


Cheating--H cheats with the BFF
Hidden Pregnancy--h finds out and leaves town, turns out she's pregnant
Abusive Husband--h is gone for 9 years, gets remarried, her husband beats her
Whoring Around--during those 9 years, the H continues to whore it up and drink his sorrows away
Another Pregnancy--h returns after a near death beating, sleeps with H at the w
Can you say bat-shit crazy train wreck? 'Cause that's what this was! Normally this would be closer to a 2 star or maybe even a DNF for me, but the entertainment value alone bumps it up to 3 Stars.
Jan 02, 2015 rated it did not like it
First book of the year and sadly it turned out to be a huge mess..
It was poorly written, with an interesting plot but weakly executed and an absolute rip-off, of the well known Lexi, Baby.

I even had problems with the original, but this one was ten times worse.
The main character, Jase, is one awful, little jerk. I hated him right away, for so many reasons and he didn't work his case well, while the book progressed.. He kept aggravating me until the last page..
Even when he did something nice, it
Jenee -Jenee's Book Blog
Jul 16, 2013 rated it it was amazing
“I’m so happy our story doesn’t end the way this song does."

Whiskey Lullaby was A-mazing! I couldn’t put it down once I started. I know some people refuse to read books that involve cheating, but I think it can make a story feel real if written properly. We all make mistakes and sometimes things aren’t always what they seem at the time. Life is not always pretty, but sometimes we can find the beauty in life and it may just be enough. Whiskey Lullaby is a book that is just like the song it is
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Lu Bielefeld **
UPDATE: Re-read June 23, 2017
Her best friend is a shameless whore and didn't deserve to be forgiven. The hero should be scrubbed with bleach but heroin fuck him without a condom.
But it's still a story that holds the attention from start to finish.
UPDATE: Re-read july 2015! paperpack

UPDATE: Re-read september 2014!
READ: September 14, 2013

Grande leitura! Gost
Fre06 Begum
Sep 15, 2013 added it
Shelves: awfyl
One of her worst books yet! I really hated this book I could not relate to either main leads and I am sorry but a death does not justify what he did! She forgave him too easily this book made my insides churn, I felt no love from the heroine and no real remorse for his disgusting behaviour and the worst thing the "hero" still kept on seeing the other woman even after his girlfriend left how can the author expect the readers to like this guy??? This book went straight to my delete file!
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Justine Elvira
Jul 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I was fortunate enough to get an advanced copy of Whiskey Lullaby. I absolutely loved the story of Jase and Julie. We are introduced to Julie and Jase as young adults. They've been together for years and are happily in love. Jase takes Julie's love for him and betrays it, leaving Julie heartbroken. She leaves the town she grew up in to start a new life. My heart broke for Julie. I felt her pain and I never thought Jase could be forgiven. I was proven wrong.

Nine years later, Jase comes back into
Tera Chastain  (Co-Creator of The Book Bistro)
Thought this book was going to be better than it was..but it just wasn't!!! The writing was not that great..reading about people in their 30's and it felt like I was reading about teens a lot of the time..some of the dialog was just ridiculous.. Also thought the story would have made a little more sense if she would have been gone a couple of years instead of 9..that's a long time considering..he never found out about Jenny in nine years..everyone else knew and NO ONE EVER SLIPPED UP..Just don't ...more
Kathy Reader
This book was just meh for me. Jase came across as really immature. I am not sure how old he was supposed to be but he acted like and talked like a 17 yr old.

I heard there was major groveling in this book I call bullshit.

I hated that Julie took him back so easily and slept with him so soon. Hello not even using protection knowing he was a man whore.

The only real bright spot in the book was the story of Bethany and Brandon.

Oh and WTF is with all the damned B names Bethany Becca Brittany and Brand
Skye Burling-Briggs
***BETA read 12/08/13***

This book is AMAZING!!

It doesn't hurt that it is my favourite style as I adore the chase, the cat and mouse games, the second chance love, the high school romance and the smokin hot bump and grind, if you, like me love this ^^ BUY THIS BOOK ASAP! It has it all, with so much more, I laughed, I cried, I gushed at the sweetness, I got all hot and bothered at the steam, I got angry, very very f%#king angry,I had just about any emotion you can think of throughout 'Whiskey Lull
Jan 26, 2015 rated it did not like it
This book is one the worst book I ever read !!!!! Just hate the hero/heroine . He cheats on her for almost one year with her best friend ! When she discover it she leave then she discovers she is pregnant and everyone from the family of the hero told her to not tell him . When she is back she sleep with the hero !! IS she serious ?? He cheat on her !!!!!!!!!!! Then when the hero discover she has a daughter he is angry ? Hey man you cheat on her i don't care if you were my bf i will never let you ...more
Jen~KU Book Reviews
Dnf at 15%.
Aug 27, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: top-books-for-me
I just finished Whiskey Lullaby last night and I was really happy with this book. There were a few editing issues, it didn't take from the story at all but I was able to notice them, but no biggie. My favorite was both POV's. I just love how an author is able to go back and forth between the two characters and you can still get a feel for both of them.
Jase and Julie, got to love them.
Jase cheats on Julie and she finds out and leaves. She is gone for 9 years. During those nine years, marries Dea
[~Ami~]♥Sexy Dexy♥
Sep 17, 2013 rated it liked it
Shelves: reviewed

When I looked at the blurb I had a feeling where this story was going... and Bingo! I was right.

From the very first chapter you know what messed up thing Jase did to drive Julie out of town.

(Jase--> you twat!!!)

She returns years later with a huge secret of her own.

This is a story I am very familiar with as I must have read it about a dozen times (I kid you not!) but it was still an okay quick read.

Just remember how damn sorry I am and how much I love you

For a short second chance romance b
Aug 20, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I was fortunate to be a beta-reader for this book and I LOVED IT!!!! It was an exciting read that grabs you in the prologue and keeps you going to the very end!! There are moments of angst and suspense as well as steamy romance. The author really shows her talent in this book and it is a very enjoyable read. She even put in moments of hilarity that made me think "wow, out of the mouth of babes!" When this is published, I highly recommend this book!!!!
Tina Manuel
Jun 23, 2016 rated it it was ok
Shelves: 2016
Felt like I was reading about a bunch of teenage girl dramas. Big no no for me.
Aug 14, 2013 rated it really liked it
Another fantastic beta reading opportunity. The review is my honest opinion.

I am a sucker for first loves, and when first love gets a second chance.

Jase and Julie have been together for years. They love each other, live together and are planning a life together. But Jase messes up. BIG TIME. And Julie leaves town, her home and family, with a big secret.
Nine years later-Jase has solidified his place as town man slut. His hard living and drinking have given him a reputation that he continues to li
Kate's Corner
I wasn't sure about this book but I am really glad that I picked it up! You just know that the series is going to be fabulous.

Julie meet her true love at a very young age being Jase but Jase fucked up big time. Now you see he cheated which I don't like in a book or a man but this book is bigger than the fact that cheating took place.

This book is about how one mistake can cost you everything your reason to live, the love of your life and the future that could have been. Julie left his sorry ass
Kim McNiel
Aug 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I really, really enjoyed this story. Julie runs from her hometown and the love of her life, Jace Gibson. Trying to move on, she accepts a marriage proposal from Dean, not realizing that he is a very dangerous man. He is a total womanizing prick who makes Julies life miserable. To save her own life and the life of her daughter, Julie has to flee. She escapes to the only place she knows, back home. Julie soon runs into her ex,Jace, and tries to continue hiding a big secret that she's been keeping ...more
Aug 24, 2013 rated it really liked it
I read this book as a beta reader.

I enjoyed the story of Jase and Julie which is a story of first love, passionate love, love lost, and second chances. It grabs you from the beginning with Jase breaking Julie's heart and Julie, understandably, leaving town.

You end up feeling sorry for Jase even though he's the one who screwed up. He falls apart when Julie leaves and spends the next 9 years at the bottom of a bottle. When Julie comes back, he becomes a different man, a good man, one most of us o
Maureen Mayer
Jul 15, 2013 rated it it was amazing
A love once lost and a friend's betrayal turned Julie's seemingly perfect life upside down. She leaves behind her family and friends to only find more pain when she marries Dean. “I figured being married to Dean was better than being alone.” Boy was she wrong! After nine years of abuse, Julie returns home and with quite a bit of baggage. When Julie runs into her ex, Jace, she is flooded with emotions, both good and bad. Jace is determined to prove that he can change and be the man that she deser ...more
Ashley Denson
Aug 03, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Where to start? Lets start off with this book was amazing, heartbreaking and twisted! Then it just gets beautiful and makes you want to scream and help Jase and Julie out! Loved this book and can't wait for the next one!
Kellie Maddox-Ward
Just the name of this book makes me think of the song...
Which makes me want to cry!!
I hope it's good!
Aug 04, 2013 rated it really liked it
Holy roller coaster Batman!

Whiskey Lullaby gets a solid four stars from La Casa de Gilvaja.

The first novel of the Love Song series starts us off with the
sweet...hell maybe even too sweet now that I’m thinking about it…background of how Jules and Jase originally came to be.

"I remember talking to my two best friends, Kristen and Bec, when
he came up and told me we were going out. Yes, he told me, I was going out with him that night. Since then, we’ve been inseparable.”

Sooooo while I’m reading t
Three Chicks
Sep 30, 2013 rated it really liked it
4 star review by Jen Skewes

Everything seemed to be perfect for Julie. She was happy and in love with Jase, her boyfriend of over 3 years. Until one day he completely shattered her heart when she caught him with her best friend. Julie just picked up and left never saying goodbye to Jase or giving him any opportunity to explain, not that it mattered of course. But she couldn't escape fast enough. Julie went on to live her life and eventually found someone else who she felt happy with. Jase still
Jodie Squelch
Sep 02, 2013 rated it it was amazing
I am a completely romantic when it comes to books so any story about first love and second chances as my attention before I even open the first page.
This book introduces you to Jase and Julie, childhood sweethearts who seem to have it all till Jase commits the ultimate betrayal……… sleeps with Julie’s best friend.
This breaks Julie and with no one to turn to, ups and leaves without a trace.
I loved the fact that like most men, Jase doesn’t realise how good he had it till it was gone.
Fast forward n
Jul 17, 2013 rated it really liked it
This story is plain and simply a rollercoaster. The authors will get you mad. No, seriously. The characters make some really bad choices and you get so invested in them that you wish you could jump in the book and drop kick them. Both of them. I'm all for a love story that has some struggle in it. I know that not everyone's happily ever after comes easily. I can totally get into books like this and I find myself enchanted by all the drama going on around me! It's like a soap opera on paper!! LOV ...more
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