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Inspired by You

(Love in the City #6)

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Fame made him selfish.

Hollywood heartthrob, Maxton Waters, has just been named the World’s Sexiest Man Alive. Women fantasize about him. Men want to be him. The paparazzi continuously follow him. His ego is definitely larger than his heart.

Poverty made her grateful.

Whitley Gonzalez has made a life for herself after growing up in and out of homeless shelters. Now a hardwork
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Published May 10th 2018
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Coco.V
Oct 28, 2019 marked it as to-read
Shelves: freebie
🎁 FREE on Amazon today (10/28/2019)! 🎁
Somia
Nov 08, 2019 marked it as to-read
Freebie on amazon 8th November 2019
Stephanie Rose
May 02, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I was lucky enough to get an early copy of Inspired by You and loved it. Max and Whitley's chemistry was immediate and palpable, making it impossible not to fall for them both. Dating the sexiest man alive has its challenges, and Steph Nuss brought reality into their fairy tale and made it feel all the more real. This was my first book in the series but it reads as a complete standalone. Now I'm itching to read the rest of the series!
Maree Repa
May 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Five Amazing Stars

Needing A Little Help

As Max Waters glanced over to his close friend Harper Jennings. Seeing her sitting opposite to him in her car. We had always been so close over the years. Whilst Max was now a International acting star. And Harper was in famous fashion career. We were both famous too.

Until Max’s first was biggest mistake when he faced Harper with lust and kissed her. The main problem was she had a big, sexy boyfriend. His name Maverick Jones. Maverick was so very big and st
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Liz
May 08, 2018 rated it really liked it
Steph Nuss is a new to me author and I truly enjoyed Inspired by You. This is the sixth book in her Love in the City series, but the first I read. Each book is a standalone romance with different couples that are interconnected friends. I am very excited to go back and read the entire series!

In Inspired by You, we meet Maxton Waters, an A-list actor who was just named the World’s Sexiest Man alive. You would think he would have everything a man could want. Though Max is very grateful for everyt
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Reviews from the Heart (Kimberly Anne)
I have been a fan of this series since the beginning. Each book has had a very different feel to it but they all have one thing in common, they suck you in.

Inspired by You had a pretty fast pace and felt like a quick read. The characters were likable and I enjoyed the banter. I especially liked the kid. Give me a sexy, protective, possessive man and a single mom and I am a complete goner. But, I have to say, as much as I liked the characters in this book, I didn't connect with them the way I ha
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Kimberly (Kimmy Loves to Read)
May 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-stars, arc, 2018
Full review to come soon.
Kelly
May 03, 2018 rated it it was amazing
I was lucky enough to get an advanced copy of this book, and it was a great read! The chemistry between Whitley and Max was stellar. Fun banter. This is the 6th in a series but the first I've read, and it was seamless. No need to read the others first!
Renee Entress
May 18, 2018 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: read-2018, arc, series
4 star

I was pulled right into this story. The story has laughs, pain, and heartbreak.

If you have not read the below I would recommend reading those books(s) first
Wanted by You (Love in the City, #1)
Fantasized by You (Love in the City, #2)
Pleasured by You (Love in the City, #3)
Surprised by You (Love in the City, #3.5)
Cherished by You (Love in the City, #4)
Challenged by You (Love in the City #5)

This is Whitley and Maxton’s story. Maxton is all about himself and it shows in the things he does. Whit
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Brianna at Renee Entress's Blog
4 Stars!

An unlikely match is about to fall in love in the city and so are you as our favourites are back in the brand new installment in this amazing series by Steph Nuss. Friends. Family. Laughter. Love. Friendship. Steph has created an incredible world that makes me fall in love every single time I come back.

He's a star and the sexiest man alive with an ego to boot that needs to be knocked down a step or two. She's worked and struggled for what she has, coming from humble beginnings. What happ
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Josephine
May 11, 2018 rated it it was ok
Shelves: dnf
Dnf - 38%. Insta-relationship. Didn’t feel the connection/build-up.
Stephanie
May 14, 2018 rated it really liked it
I love this series! I have read every single book and feel so connected to these characters. You can read this book as a standalone but I highly recommend you read them in order so that you don't get spoilers from the previous books. Also because they're all really amazing.

Inspired by You is the story of Max and Whitley. We've previously met both these characters and I loved Whitley. I'll admit I wasn't a huge fan of Max so I wasn't so sure how I'd like this book. I had this preconceived notion
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Sheri
May 09, 2018 rated it it was amazing

I tend to read a lot of books that are in the middle of a series, but somehow I managed to read the last book in the series. Normally, this would very much upset me, but I have to say, the author did a great job of filling us in on who the other characters were.

Inspired by You is the story of Whitley Gonzalez, single mom to 8-year old Zane. She works as the volunteer coordinator at a hospital, and is quite surprised to hear that Max Waters, the Sexiest Man Alive and star of Marvel movies, is vol
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Jennifer Pierson
May 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Steph Nuss is a new author to me, and I find her writing style very talented as it drew me in from the beginning, and I found I didn't want to put Inspired by You down until I finished every page. Maxton Waters is the Sexiest Man Alive, and hit the pinnacle of his acting career, but it's made him a tad bit selfish in his fame. When he gets into trouble, he's ordered some community service hours, and he's gotten himself a new publicist, to put his life back on track. And this is when he meets sin ...more
Janett The Pleasure of Reading Today
Inspired by You is the sixth installment in the Love in the City series and is between heartthrob Max Waters and nurse/administrator Whitley Gonzalez.

Max has just been named the sexiest man alive, but some bad choices brought him to Whitley's hospital for some community service. Max is a down to earth guy, he hasn't let his fame and fortune change who he is down to his core. Whitley grew up in the foster care system and fought tooth and nail to achieve everything that she holds dear today, she a
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Adrienne Frances
May 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Dear Maverick Jones,
I've been very loyal to you. It all started in Fantasized by You, where we first met. I had a thing for Carter Jennings in Wanted by You, but then Steph Nuss introduced me to you and I never looked back. Since then, I've had some crushes: Fletcher Haney in Pleasured by You; Justin Jameson in Cherished by You; and you almost lost me to Drake Wilkins in Challenged by You. I've held on tight, my love.
Until now.
I'm sorry, Maverick. Our time has ended. I have a new love: Americ
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Kathryn Linke
May 16, 2018 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Stars

I adore Steph Nuss' writing style, and the characters that she has developed for the Love in the City series. She has an uncanny ability to draw you into her books so that you feel like you are a part of this group of friends world.

Inspired By You, is a fast paced story told from the dual point of view of Max and Whitley. Whilst this title can be read as a standalone, it's the sixth title in the Love in the City series, a set of interconnected standalones with repeating characters. I
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2OCC Reviews
Apr 30, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: jessica
This is my first book by this author and I have to say I liked her writing style. I loved how all the characters interacted and how they were this family of friends. Max and Whitley were both super cute characters that you can’t help but be drawn to. From the start I had a feeling that max was going to be this cocky guy but he really did have a huge heart.

The story was pretty fast paced but vague in some areas. I found it disappointed me with the lack of major plot points in the story. Like his
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Cassie May
May 03, 2018 rated it really liked it
Reviewed on behalf of 3 Degrees of Fiction Blog
This book can be read as a standalone, even though other couples had their stories told in earlier published books in this series. You might want to take a look at their books, but this one will work completely without them, so just start reading.
It was an easy read with a clear plot without any side plots. The idea is well-known: Famous actor meets “shy” girl and they fall in love, but this author managed to give the whole scenario a new twists wh
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Renee Entress
May 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: read-2018, arc, series
4 star

I was pulled right into this story. The story has laughs, pain, and heartbreak.

If you have not read the below I would recommend reading those books(s) first
Wanted by You (Love in the City, #1)
Fantasized by You (Love in the City, #2)
Pleasured by You (Love in the City, #3)
Surprised by You (Love in the City, #3.5)
Cherished by You (Love in the City, #4)
Challenged by You (Love in the City #5)

This is Whitley and Maxton’s story. Maxton is all about himself and it shows in the things he does. Whit
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Britt The Red Hatter Book Blog
Hot Hollywood actor plus single mom with an adorable son equals super sweet swoon worthy romance in this deliciously addictive read! Inspired by you hits you right in the feels. I loved everything about it! From characters that are flat out wonderful to flawless writing that has you quickly swept up in the story. If you’re looking for something that gives you pure heartfelt sweetness with the perfect amount of heat, look no further!

Max is a good man who’s made bad choices. Right from the beginni
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Books 2 Blog
May 18, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This is my first read from this author and a mighty fine read it has been. Even though this is the 6th in the Love In the City series of interconnected stand-alones, my experience was unimpeded which is always a treasure. I definitely have a new series to catch up on. Goals!

Inspired by You is Max and Whitley’s. A story of bad decisions colliding with loss makes your heart hurt a bit but you can’t help yourself smiling along the journey. I loved that Max’s wake up call came at the right time for
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Nikki Young
May 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Max and Whitley have an auspicious start when Max must do community service under Whitley’s direction for an accident he caused. Whitley has no time for a man she feels must be entitled since he was voted the Sexiest Man Alive after his last superhero movie. However, her son, Zane, feels very differently and Max wants to prove to Whitley he’s a real person put in an impossible situation. With all of their friends behind them, Max and Whitley grow as a couple and a family. I absolutely loved revi ...more
Sarah
May 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Steph Nuss has brought me back into the Love and City world and never disappoints. The characters in this series become your friends and the time invested in them while reading is well worth it.
In this story about Max and Whitley we get a lesson about love and fear and how to deal with being with a protective single mom. Max Voted Sexiest Man Alive and a Hollywood heartthrob learns a few things too and Whitley is there to teach him. Watching the two of them connect and fall in love was beautiful
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Amber - TBR Book Blog
May 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Having not read Steph Nuss before, I was pleasantly surprised! I was immediately sucked into the story from the get go. And without having read the previous 5 books in the series, I still wasn't missing out on anything. I definitely want to go back and read all the couples stories now though!

Max is like anyone I've ever read before. Yes he's a Hollywood heartthrob but you would never know it by how he acts. He's one of the most humble characters I've read and I LOVED that!! He wasn't a manwhore
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United Indie Book Blog
May 13, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Beautiful! I've volunteered to review this book for United Indie Book Blog. This is first time reading one of Steph Nuss books. This the sixth book in the Love in the City series. This story is about Max and Whitley. This is a adorable story of finding love when you least expect it. Max is serving his community service sentence when he meets the director Whitley. Inspired by you hits you right where you will feel it. You will be quickly swept up in the story. I will be definitely going back to r ...more
DianaC-Bookaholic And
May 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Max and Whitley are two strong characters with so much passion for everything and everyone they love. As you read this story you will fall in love with each character as much as I do.

There has been six Love in the City books as and every single one is better than the last. Inspired by You had this sence of love and respect it feel so real is remarkable.

Each book can be read as a standalone, however if you would love to meet and love the rest of the gang, then you should read the rest of the ser
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Chantelle Bouffanie
May 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Beautiful! I've volunteered to review this book for United Indie Book Blog. This is first time reading one of Steph Nuss books. This the sixth book in the Love in the City series. This story is about Max and Whitley. This is a adorable story of finding love when you least expect it. Max is serving his community service sentence when he meets the director Whitley. Inspired by you hits you right where you will feel it. You will be quickly swept up in the story. I will be definitely going back to r ...more
Shannon Ferguson
May 18, 2018 rated it really liked it
This was a great read!!! I enjoyed catching up with previous characters, and getting to know Whitley and Max.

These two are awesome together. Whitley starts off a bit guarded and harsh, but she soon discovers that maybe the rumors about Max aren’t true, and he’s not the typical Hollywood hottie. Max is awesome. Even though he was ordered to do some things, he did it with his whole heart and learned so much from being in those situations. I loved how he immediately took to Zane, and treated him a
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Linda Thompson
Nov 09, 2019 rated it it was amazing
What a delightful, happy ever after story. The characters are down-to-earth, the storyline is convincing and the ending is what every woman dreams of. Steph understands what single mom’s go through when faced with letting a third party enter the picture. Add to that the sexiest man alive being the third party and you have some steam, but also some very realistic incidences that need to be addressed. I loved this story, it’s a quick and easy read, but it also warms the heart just when you think h ...more
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Steph Nuss was born and raised in rural Kansas, where she currently resides with her black Labrador son named Gunner. She grew up with a passion for reading and writing. When she’s not immersed into the land of fiction, she enjoys listening to music that came before her time, watching movies and reruns of her favorite shows, and hanging out with her family and friends. She also has a bachelor’s de ...more

Other books in the series

Love in the City (7 books)
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  • Fantasized by You (Love in the City, #2)
  • Pleasured by You (Love in the City, #3)
  • Cherished by You (Love in the City, #4)
  • Challenged by You (Love in the City, #5)
  • Changed by You (Love in the City, #7)

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