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When We Met

3.93  ·  Rating details ·  1,439 ratings  ·  213 reviews
Today’s premiere New Adult authors combine their talents to tell four original stories from inside one house.
When four girls decide to live off campus together as juniors at a college in Michigan, they expect it to be their best year yet. Little do they know, it’s a year that will change the rest of their lives.
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Paperback, 400 pages
Published November 4th 2014 by NAL
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Jennifer Kyle
Sep 08, 2014 rated it really liked it

4.5 *FUN* Stars

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How lucky am I? I went to a book signing in my area and there sitting on a table was this book for sale. I immediately forked over the cash had it signed by one of the writer’s that was attending and carefully placed it in my bag. Once I got home I jumped right into the lives of the girls’ from Hamilton house.

The idea of this book is so cute and fun. It’s about four college girls who share a house together off their co
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
4,5 beautiful stars

First of all I would like to say how much I loved the way the authors managed to connect their stories and create this beautiful book!. This is simply brilliant!All the stories were emotional but some were deeper than others but all had a message!I find it sweet,fun and in some parts hot!This is actually my first time reading Tiffany King and Molly McAdams and I can say that immediately I become a big fan of them!!

The story is about four college girls who happen to stay in the
Oct 26, 2014 rated it really liked it

4 Stars

This is a super fun read and I loved how it was put together. Misha, Indy, Courtney and Chloe are college students and roommates. The four of them rent a home on Hamilton St. Each author spotlights a girl and how they met their boyfriend and a little journey to finding love and happiness. All of these stories are told in dual POV - which I love. Normally when I read a group of short stories they don't mesh well, they typically just have a comm
Oct 16, 2014 rated it really liked it
ARC provided by author/publisher in exchange of honest review

. ☆☆☆☆ 4 When We Met Stars ☆☆☆☆

When We Met is a collection of four stories by A.L Jackson, Molly McAdams, Tiffany King and Christina Lee. In this book, these four amazing authors teamed up together to bring four different stories of these college roommates. Each roommate has a story to be told. And so begins a collections of stories that are intertwined.

Behind Her Eyes- A.L. Jackson


In Behind Her Eyes, we are introduced to the firs
Mar 07, 2016 rated it liked it
Behind Her Eyes by A.L. Jackson
Misha struggles to get over an awful incidence with her ex boyfriend. She becomes withdrawn from everything around her. She just wants to get her life back on track. When she meets her stubborn neighbor Darryn she knows things are never going to be like they were before. Behind Her Eyes started off great. Darryn was probably one of my favorite males of all four stories. Misha however was a bit of a problem for me. Something about her just didn't click well
Jacqueline's Reads
Nov 06, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: arc
4 Overall Stars

I’m not a fan of mini-reads, but I’m a fan of all of these authors, so I took a plunge. When We Met are for short stories from four different authors. Mini-reads are great when you just want to get to the heart and meat of the story. If you are in the mood for that, then this novel is perfect for you.

Behind Her Eyes by A.L. Jackson

Poor Misha, her ex videotaped her having sex with him. She is trying to move on, but the girl is messed up. I would be too. Darryn is the guy next door
Jun 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
A great collaboration and wonderful shorties ❤️
Dec 25, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: read-in-2015
BEHIND HER EYES by A.L. Jackson : 2.5 stars *meh!

SAVING ME by Molly McAdams: 4 stars *loved it!

FOULING OUT by Tiffany King : 2 stars *Overused Cliché

BENEATH YOUR LAYERS by Christina Lee : 2.5 stars *not thee best story line.

As an over all it was an okay attempt. I didn't hate it but i'm also not a huge fan. The only story that i liked and wanted to learn more about is the second one.
Bookish Temptations
Nov 02, 2014 rated it really liked it
I thoroughly enjoyed this anthology from Christina Lee, Tiffany King, A.L. Jackson, and Molly McAdams. The stories are unique to each of the author’s, but there is continuity because it centers around 4 college girls, Misha, Indy, Courtney, and Chloe, who share a house near the campus in Michigan.

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Sep 04, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2014-wishlist-na
I hadn't read the full synopsis before I started reading When We Met and I confess I thought myself SO clever for picking up that each author had taken each of the characters from a shared house and crafted independent stories for them while simultaneously weaving the events of the other characters into the periphery of their stories. A fabulous technique used to its full effect within this novel. Each character compelling in their own way while maintaining the dynamic feel of the plot overall.

The Book Trollop
Oct 19, 2014 rated it really liked it
All of these novellas have a sweet story to tell and the way the authors combined their stories but made the whole book flow nicely was amazing. Honestly, I have read each of these author's previous works and even without knowing who wrote which character, I would have been able to pick out which author wrote which story.

Each character has their own personality that was different from the others but I loved how they each got along and helped one another out from time to time. The boys in this s
Debra Presley
Sep 27, 2014 rated it really liked it
I love AL Jackson and I've read almost all your books! She is one of those authors that I just buy her books without a second thought.

The story in When We Met called Behind Her Eyes is no different. I loved it!

This story is about Misha and Darryn. Misha had a scary childhood and learned to except things that she knew was wrong but she did for reasons that were important to her. This led to falling into a pattern of sorts until she met Darryn. Darryn was everything a girl could want - kind, lov
Lisa Filipe
Oct 28, 2014 rated it it was amazing
What a great little sampler from some of my favorite New Adult authors.

The book is four novella's and each is one of the roomates from the Hamilton House. All the ladies attend the University of Michigan, and each story is so different, but I love the way they all flowed together.

I don't think I can pick a favorite of the Four, but I will certainly be looking into more from Tiffany King and A.L. Jackson, who I haven't read prior to this book.

If you are looking to try something from either of t
May 15, 2015 rated it it was amazing
5/5 stars to all 4 authors. I cannot wait for more books by these authors! great bridge I guess to say into their writing styles! full review to come
Aug 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
Review originally posted at Ramblings From This Chick

I was so excited to read the When We Met Anthology. It has such great authors contributing to it, and I knew it would be a good one! This anthology centers around four roommates with each author telling one of the girls' story.

Behind Her Eyes by A.L. Jackson
Rating: 3 Stars

Behind Her Eyes is Misha's story. She is just returning to school after her former boyfriend hurt her. Misha has a lot of trust issues and is scared that everyone will look a
Aug 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
My Thoughts:

When I saw that an anthology was coming out with so many amazing New Adult Romance Authors, I had to read it! I love these authors and have read many of their books! So, I was pretty much guaranteed an amazing anthology! I'm happy to say that they delivered an entertaining, fun, and swoon-worthy anthology!

In When We Met, we meet Misha, Indy, Courtney and Chloe, four college roommates and close friends. They are all attending the same college in Michigan. Misha and Indy are both deali
Christine (Shh Moms Reading)
Mar 23, 2014 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars

This was a different take on the normal anthology that I am used to - 4 Best Selling Authors working together to give us a complete story of 4 college aged girls who live off campus together looking for love, while learning to trust as they grow into adulthood. Each of these 4 authors have taken a girl and have built upon the story and relationship of each to give the reader a truly amazing reading experience, while keeping the story connected, well written and building upon the story g
Sep 16, 2014 rated it really liked it
Mini Review of ‘Behind Her Eyes’

If A.L. Jackson writes it then I’m going to read it. Everything she pens is pure beauty. It absolutely amazes me how much emotion she can pack into 100 pages.

BEHIND HIS EYES is A.L. Jackson’s contribution to When We Met (a collection of short stories about four college roomates from four best-selling authors). It’s a short story of how Misha and Darryn meet. It’s basically Misha's story. We get some of her background, her interactions with her three roommates, an
Tiffany Willams
Nov 01, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Behind Her Eyes by A.L. Jackson

Three months after her world was crushed, Misha Crosse came back to the place she swore she wouldn’t. She knew she couldn’t give up her schooling just because of a guy; a guy who ruined her entire life.

“Never again would I allow myself to fall prey to a guy like that. Lesson learned-the hard way.”

Vowing never to let a guy take over her life again, she was going to brave through her school year, and hope no one mentions what happened. Too bad fate didn’t see it that
Theresa Alberts
Oct 03, 2014 rated it liked it
When We Met is a series of short stories following a group of four girls that rent a house together in Ann Harbor while attending college. The way that A.L Jackson, Molly McAdams, TIffany King and Christina Lee write separate stories that weave together so perfectly is fantastic. The reader is able to see a glimpse of each girls in the later stories by the other authors, helping the separate stories become one. This was a 3.5 star read for me and I would recommend it to all of those who enjoy a ...more
Oct 31, 2014 rated it really liked it
Four books. Four different stories. Four college roommates who had no luck in love.

Enter our four ladies - Misha, Indy, Courtney and Chloe. All busy with college, part time jobs and planning for their futures.

None had the time nor inclination to go looking for boyfriends and love. That doesn't mean love was waiting for them.

One after the other - and I have to note here that I adored how the stories flowed one after the other in time frame - they all had their time; overcame their issues and i
Nov 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: reviewed, new-adult
4.5/5 stars

I really enjoyed this anthology! All four authors did an awesome job with the college setting and creating a really great atmosphere for these four girls to fall in love. Each story focuses on a different girl and I love how each author kept the stories interconnected but made each their own.

The first story is Misha's, and after being heartbroken and utterly humiliated, she has turned tail and run back home to get away from everything that went down. Her story begins with her return,
Sep 17, 2014 rated it really liked it
*ARC received in exchange for an honest review and blog tour*

BEHIND HER EYES by A.L. Jackson: ★★★
I couldn’t connect with the main character, Misha. That’s why I couldn’t really get into this story. I liked Darryn a lot though. The chapters in his point of view were the best part of this short story. Otherwise I thoughts this story was way too slow in the beginning and too fast at the ending. It’s like the author rushed everything in the ending to make everything she wanted happen. If this short
Oct 19, 2014 rated it really liked it
Loved this collection of stories ;) These authors did an awesome job with this :) After I finished reading this, it left me with a smile on my face..

With these 4 stories, we meet 4 ladies : Misha, Indy, Courtney and Chloe who are all friends and roommates going to college.

Behind Her Eyes by: A.L. Jackson featured Misha and Darryn. You feel so bad for her by what happened to her because of a guy she thought she could trust. Because of that she is closed off to people..then she meets Darryn and he
Oct 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
These short stories were actually really fun to read. This is actually my first time reading Tiffany King, Molly McAdams, and Christina Lee. I'm familiar with A.L. Jackson's writing style and storytelling, so it was fun to see her paired with some other authors.

It was even more interesting to see four women write four different stories set in the same world, within the same group of friends. Sounds very challenging, but I personally think these authors nailed it. I never once felt like I was rea
Aug 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
When We Met, features four romantic short stories involving different girls. They all live off campus together in their junior year of college in Michigan. This New Adult anthology features authors A.L. Jackson, Molly McAdams, Tiffany King and Christina Lee. Romances with all of the feels, I enjoyed meeting these girls, and trying a few new to me authors.

Behind Her Eyes by A. L. Jackson- Misha’s sophomore year was the stuff of nightmares, and I truly felt for her. If left to her own devices she
Nov 03, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2014-reads
You are going to love When We Met! It's different than any other we've seen. A positively genius idea! You create 4 uniquely different characters and have them share a house while attending college. Then four of our all time favorite authors each take a roommate and tell us her story. Genius!

The four girls have different pasts, different majors and their own lives. Although each new book takes us to a new housemate and her story, characters from the previous story make appearances. It feels more
Oct 25, 2014 rated it really liked it
Shelves: first-reads
So apparently I made the wrong choice during my college picking days and should have went to college in Michigan with these girls.

Where the hell were all these freaking hot, sweet, thoughtful guys where I went to school?!?!?

This anthology is based on four girls attending the same college and all living in one house off campus. Each girl has a completely different story unfold, though they all start off with their 'first encounters'. I am a sucker for a great first encounter, and I totally enjoy
May 26, 2014 rated it it was amazing
I had the opportunity of reading Beneath Your Layers by Christina Lee, a short story from When We Met and love every minute of it. It’s not because Christina Lee is a favorite author of mine and I’m being biased but it’s something about the stories and characters she writes that I feel such a deep connection with.

Take Chloe and Blake for instance. These two were not keen of one another and my immediate reaction is how is Christina going to make these two characters fall in love? Because this is
Michel Reinhard (Saucy Southern Readers)
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When We Met is a New Adult anthology written by some of the most popular authors in this genre. The anthology is based around four women that are roommates in college. Each of these girls has an unique personality and individual life circumstances. Each one has their own insecurities, their own strengths, and a lot of love to offer once they can get past the barriers holding them back.

Each one of these stories is outstanding and has a completely different plot. Each author breathes life into
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A.L. Jackson is the New York Times & USA Today Bestselling author of contemporary romance. She writes emotional, sexy, heart-filled stories about boys who usually like to be a little bit bad.

Her bestselling series include THE REGRET SERIES, CLOSER TO YOU, BLEEDING STARS, FIGHT FOR ME, CONFESSIONS OF THE HEART, and FALLING STARS novels. Grab her latest stand-alone, FALLING INTO YOU, free with Kind

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