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Love in Rewind

(Love in Rewind #1)

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Emily has the life every woman dreams of.

At 29, she has two beautiful kids, a live-in nanny, housekeeper, cook, and every imaginable luxury in the posh Upper East Side townhouse she shares with her drop-dead gorgeous husband, Louis Bruel. His company, Bruel Industries, owns a big chunk of New York City’s most sought-after real estate, and together Emily and Louis embody th
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Paperback, 306 pages
Published May 20th 2014 by Tali Alexander Books Inc. (first published May 17th 2014)
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Tali Alexander Yes, you will have a lot more of Emily and Louis in the continuation of LOVE IN REWIND…

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SueBee★bring me an alpha!★



⭐⭐⭐⭐1/2! Love in Rewind (stand-alone). May December spanning a decade, following a marriage’s eruption into turmoil!

“When the fairy tale ends, there's only one way back... rewind”

Love in Rewind (stand-alone) opens to a marriage in crises. To get to the truth story takes us back ten years in time to when eighteen-year-old high school graduate Emily Marcus, Em was swept off her feet by larger-than-life real-estate mogul and heir Louis Bruel.

Story follows them in a whirlwind courtship, as Em
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Pam
4 – 4.5 stars
“I love her against reason…against promise…against peace…against hope…against happiness…against all discouragement that could be.”



Where did it all go wrong?

How could their love turn cold?

How could she be his world one day and ignored the next?


When you have everything you need in abundance, money, cars and homes; a perfect family is icing on the cake especially when you get to enjoy all these materialistic things with the ones you love. On the outside it was perfect, a life env
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KathyAnne
May 14, 2014 rated it did not like it
So... I really loved the idea for this story. All marriages go through that slump where the Honeymoon is definitely over and real life happens. I actually quite liked the opening chapters...
But... the book took a serious nose dive for me when she starts to reminisce to the days when they first met.
This is a case of lust at first sight... which is okay I guess... except for the part where he comes on to her for the first time and starts calling her "little girl" while he's making sexual advance
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Geri Reads
Aug 16, 2016 rated it did not like it
I love the marriage in peril trope, and this book was based on that premise. I thought this book would give me all the feels.

I was wrong.

I could not stand the cheesiness and the flowery prose and dialogue. It was too much. The way the author used songs and incorporated them into the dialogue was just...errggh, cheesy and odd. Like no one does that ever. I don't care if you're sooooooo in love. No one quotes lyrics of their favorite songs to each other in their everyday conversation. Just no.

T
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Gabby
The author sent me a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review.
Unfortunately this book just wasn't for me. This book has every cliche thing that I dislike in new adult novels. The girl is a virgin and she spends her life being unnoticed by men, but yet she is so unbelievavbly beautiful in the eyes of a rich and succesful businessman. A man who is a total player and never wants to be tied down but of course he suddenly falls in love with an eighteen year old virgin and within 2 days of b
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Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
DNF

The pretense of this story and the music references sounded right up my alley and I was dying to get to get stuck into Love In Rewind. I'm gutted that this one turned out to be a DNF for me and I will offer a couple of reason why I couldn't proceed.

My issues started with the lewdness and sexual advances made by 30 year old man about town Louis, to 18 year old inexperienced Emily which at times made me cringe.

"My tongue needs to taste your pussy, which I'm sure is dripping wet for me. If you
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Lisa
Mar 22, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received a copy of this story for an honest review for Amber's Reading Room. Pictures used as part of this review are used for fun and do not belong to me.

I am an old married lady (technically I’m 33 but 2 years of dating and 12 years of marriage totally counts toward ‘old married lady’ status in my mind). We’ve had ups and downs but overall it’s been pretty awesome. The reason I share this is because as much as I love all forms of romance reads, sometimes what I really crave is a kick-butt st
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Vanessa
3 Rewinding Stars

Well, here we go.. another review that I hate to write because it is a struggle being torn between the good and the bad. I'd been hearing a lot about this book and the blurb really caught my attention. I love the idea of a story going in reverse, and being that I have been married myself for 8 years now, I can definitely relate to a story about finding the fairy tale once again.

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Before I get started I will say that I generally thought this book was OK. The writing was very goo
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Naksed

First, I smelled him, then my body sensed him, and then I saw two large tanned hands placed on either side of me on the granite countertop.

"Are you trying to make me come in my pants in front of all my clients, little girl?"
he asked.


And that was it. I was hooked on this roller-coaster and did not get off until the last page. By times romantic, funny, poignant, at other times, smutty, lewd, infantile, implausible, both its qualities and its flaws had me riveted to Tali Alexander's Love in Rewi
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Coco.V
Oct 29, 2017 marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
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Robin
“I love her against reason…against promise…against peace…against hope…against happiness…against all discouragement that could be.”

We’ve all been there. The book that gives you the feels. That relatable feeling that you’ve SO been where this character is in that moment. You finish it and immediately start searching for groups so you can discuss with people who feel the same. You obsessively message the author to contain your excitement. You can’t wait to tell your friends and more importantly, y
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Luvtoread45
Apr 02, 2014 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I received an ARC of LOVE IN REWIND by Tali Alexander for an honest review.

I would first like to tell you my favorite part of this book…Louis Bruel: hot, rich, and one of New York City's most eligible bachelors! We meet Emily who has been married to Louis for almost 10 years. They have a beautiful life together. But then Louis seems to start distancing himself from her; she's torn up about it. Emily starts to rewind her life back to where she first met the man of her dreams. We find out that Lo
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Deborah Bean
Apr 29, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Love in Rewind by Tali Alexander was an exceptional book. I started and finished this book in one day. Most of the story takes place in the past and leads up to the current situation at the start of the book. The emotions that the characters feel suck you in to the point that you start to feel what they are feeling, whether it is love, lust, or heart break.

I think the Tali captured the mindset of an eighteen year old virgin perfectly. She showcased the naivety of Emily with such perfection that
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Elizarey
Feb 08, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Love it!!

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This book was amazing!! I loved everything about it. Yes this is an instalove story and it's my favourite instalove story. Emily and Louis are meant to be and you can see that from the very start, Louis could be any woman's dream man. Handsome, alpha male, possessive, protective, attentive and loving.

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Emily and Louis are in completely different stages in their lives. Louis is a rich playboy and Emily is just recently a high school graduate. Emily has a very innocent personality but wh
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Carlie K
Feb 17, 2015 rated it liked it
3.7 stars.
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To start off, I want to tell you guys how much I love the title of this book. I love it so much because it fits the story perfectly. This book is basically a love story in rewind. It starts with our protagonist, Emily, telling us how her perfect marriage is in crisis. So from the very beginning, we are prepared
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Astraycat
This is a great book that exceeds my expectations. At first, I hesitated about reading the story because the summary seems to tell me this was a disillusionment of fairy tale, well, it's not.

The story began as Emily told us how cold her once beloved husband became, and then she told how they first met. When Emily first met the hot and rich Louis Bruel, she was only eighteen just graduated from high school. They were attracted to each other at first sight but didn't speak to each other until the
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Marie Dellis
Dec 10, 2016 rated it did not like it
I hated this book!! I have never hated a book so much. This will be a rant so if you love this book or don't like negativity don't read on!

Things that bothered me in this book:

- 30 year old alpha male bosses around a 18 year old girl that does not stand up for herself ( he tells her what to wear and all of that bs)

- the main male character has been a playboy all his life but when he sets eyes on her he changes completely and she is the love of his life

- Insta love

- he calls her constantly lit
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* The author of this book sent me this copy in exchange for an hon
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Rebeka Duran
***** I received an ARC from the author for an honest review. *****

This is a beautifully heart stopping story of Emily and Louis. It goes through their life and the way they fell in love. They have ups and downs and show you love is not always perfect. Things happen in life and you always have hurdles to jump to get to your happily ever after.

I was excited to start this book.
The blurb drew me in right away!

Im here thinking wow... Emily seems to have a perfect life.....

........ well there is alw
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Livia
Jan 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Recommends it for: Fans of contemporary romances w/a married couple
Recommended to Livia by: Vixen recommendation
4.5 stars!

Love in Rewind is author, Tali Alexander’s debut contemporary novel, and I quite enjoyed it via audiobook. One of the coolest features of the audiobook recording is the dual narrators for all live dialogue. I also really loved that Emily and her best friend, Sarah communicated via eighties song titles. I used to do something very similar so I would smile every time they did this. And of course, I’m also just a huge eighties music fan.

I think that starting the novel off with Emily’s dre
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Lovmyfictional Boyfriends
I received an ARC from the author for an honest review.

LOVE IN REWIND had me from page one … Tali Alexander sucked me into Emily's head from the start and I just had to know everything. I was on the edge of my seat biting my poor nails while reliving Emily and Louis's beautiful privileged life from the very start. The build-up, the lust, their chemistry it was incredible… you could taste it. Louis Bruel…Oh-My-God, I'm in love with Mr. Drop Dead Gorgeous. And Emily Marcus (I think Tali Alexander
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Rachel Gunter
Jul 25, 2015 rated it really liked it
Love in Rewind by Tali Alexander is a great romance book with AMAZING 80s music references! This book was very different to books I've read before, its a genre I don't read much of, but I definitely enjoyed it.

For me Emily and Louis's relationship was really cute, and they were both really likeable! I thought that young Emily was very relatable which made me warm to her straight away! My favourite thing about her was the way she and her best friend told each other how they were feeling through
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Brianna Maddox
Jul 13, 2015 rated it really liked it
I really enjoyed this! But the entire time, after reading the first chapter, I was nervous. After learning about the characters and the lives they had before meeting, I was nervous that what she was thinking was true the whole time. So while reading I was I guess a little skeptical of him because I couldn't tell if it was going to happen... To me though it felt like insta - love and those relationships throw me off especially when put into this scenario. I did love their story despite those litt ...more
Patricia Maia (The Bookery Review)
I received an ARC from the author for an honest review.

I loved this book! Love in Rewind takes us back to the beginning of Emily and Louis love story, when she was a young woman and he was already famous and a rich man that fall in love for each other.
This story also is a reminder that we must trust the person we love as well as communicating to keep an healthy relationship.
This is a lovely romance, with a lot of hot sex scenes, great music and some surprises... Cant wait to read more Tali Alexa
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Lee Ching
Apr 25, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Lets Do thisssssssss

I had the pleasure to receive an ARC of this book in Exchange of an honest review.

Love in Rewind is the first book in the Audio Fools series, and The debut Novel for the author Tali Alexander.
I usually search the most I can about the author, before I read the book, so I can connect and see where the author is coming from, so when I found out she is a Pharmacist I said oh well.. a book about pills and stuff!!LOL.. I was sooo wrong that its embarrassing. Oh well live and learn
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Nikki
Feb 01, 2015 rated it really liked it
To me, there are two different types of romance novels. One that is realistic and everything happens at a reasonable and believable pace. And then there is the fairy tale, love at first sight, soul mate, everything is perfect kind of story.

Love in Rewind is the latter.

Personally, I enjoy my romances to take time, to build up before the "I love you's" are exchanged. But there is always a first for everything.

When I read the premise of the book, I was instantly intrigued and wanted to read it.
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Āwhina
May 12, 2014 rated it really liked it
Reviewing for Kitty Kats Crazy About Books
Received a complimentary copy in exchange for an honest review
Thank You Tali Alexander ; )

Okay, so I'll start off being "Honest" .... Love in Rewind was not the kind of book that I would read by choice. My Blog Boss, Kat, is backed up the Woo Haa with ARC's to read so she threw a couple at me to get thru.

So the reason behind L&R not being a "go-to" book for me is because when choosing a book to read my top requirements are Hot Cover! Hot Cover! aaa
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chris
Apr 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
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Tali Alexander wrote such an amazing book. Her writing is amazing. It flows easily, and effortless. I love the plot of the book, I loved being in the dark and not knowing what happened. I loved reading their love story from the very beginning. The book is more on the side of romance fairy tale, where to me nothing is very much realistic, they lay eyes on each other, fall in love. I am a sucker for those books, after reading so much Young Adult I need s
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Kelster
May 28, 2014 rated it did not like it
Total DNF. The beginning, although somewhat OTT, was promising but then the book did a Rewind to show the reader how the present situation came to be. Immediately, I hated the narrative, which rambled too much and wasn't straight forward enough for me. And I hated the constant 80's pop culture references. There were just too many.

When the H and h first encounter each other he is 30 and she is 18. I rarely get squimish about too much of anything sexual, but this h, who is two weeks out of HS, is
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Tara Lovestoread
I was fortunate enough to have read an Advanced read copy of this books as a gift from the author.
I loved this book! I can totally relate to this story with the age difference between Louis and Emily, I know how it feels to be the “little girl”. I am also an 80’s girl so I really love the songs incorporated into the book.
I found myself not being able to be torn away…Louis Bruel is a dream.
This book was unique in the fact that many books out now a days have a main character that is so damaged tha
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Tali Alexander is a Jill-of-all-trades—married mother of three, doctor of pharmacy by day and romance novelist by night. Tali has fulfilled her passion of writing with her debut romance novel LOVE IN REWIND (first book in the LOVE IN REWIND trilogy). Since its debut, fans have embraced the unconventional love story of Emily and Louis Bruel making LOVE IN REWIND #1 on Amazon Kindle charts. With an ...more

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