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Addicted to You

(Addicted #1)

3.88  ·  Rating details ·  23,841 ratings  ·  2,728 reviews
She’s addicted to sex. He’s addicted to booze…the only way out is rock bottom.

No one would suspect shy Lily Calloway’s biggest secret. While everyone is dancing at college bars, Lily stays in the bathroom. To get laid. Her compulsion leads her to one-night stands, steamy hookups and events she shamefully regrets. The only person who knows her secret happens to have one of
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Published May 22nd 2014 (first published June 13th 2013)
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Becca Ritchie Yep :) It's possible to read Thrive (#2.5) in place of the Calloway Sisters spin-off series to shorten it down and therefore only read Lily & Lo's…moreYep :) It's possible to read Thrive (#2.5) in place of the Calloway Sisters spin-off series to shorten it down and therefore only read Lily & Lo's POVs. We layout the multiple ways you can read the Addicted series on our Tumblr page: (less)

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Dec 01, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2019-audio
4.5 stars!


Addicted to You is a story that is just that- addictive. I can’t imagine finishing this book and not needing to dive right into the next. I can’t believe that I’ve waited this long to read this series, but I’m kind of glad I did. I can binge read them all now. :D

Lily and Lo are childhood friends and a couple as far as everyone knows. In reality, they’re both addicts. Lo is an alcoholic and Lily is a sex addict. They both come from rich, affluential families and if their families ever
Aestas Book Blog

WOW!!! I have found a new favorite series!!!

I swear it was like this book was written for me. It had all the elements I love in a story -- great writing, deeply flawed but lovable characters and an emotional intensity that kept drawing me further and further in.

I'm totally addicted ;)

The story is about Lily and Lo. They're childhood friends who have grown up together but they each have an addiction -- she's addicted to sex, he's addicted to booze -- and if their very wealthy and controlling
Well, this was certainly different! I've had this book sitting on my shelf for a long time. Finally, I got a chance to listen to it. I'm not quite sure what I expected, but this wasn't it. That isn't necessarily bad though. I'm still trying to wrap my head around this story.

First off, let me just say that both of the main characters are completely screwed up! Lily is a sex addict, sleeping her way through her early-twenties like there's no tomorrow. Meanwhile, Loren, aka "Lo", is drinking like a
Val ⚓️ Shameless, Skanky & Bitchy  ⚓️
Finally reading this series...its sister series The Calloway Sisters is one of my ALL time favorite series. Seriously I ADORE it and all the characters hold a special place in my heart.

Crazy that I read this so very out of order.

But what can I say?

Train wreck.


Want to get this one is and re-read the Calloways before I read the final installment...

"He’s my drug that I gladly consume, and I think that’s what he fears most. He enables my addiction. Always has. And the longer we’re together, he always will.”


I LOVED THIS BOOK. I loved the characters, the writing, the storyline, how DIFFERENT it was from any other story I have read. It was emotional, heart breaking but refreshing, sometimes comical, full of drama, and also intense.

Lily and Lo- Lifetime friends. Addicts. Lovers. Liars. And two of the most dysfunctional/flawed but amazing char
Hulya Kara Yuksel
Oct 02, 2015 rated it it was amazing

My God, I’m addicted this book!!! I loved it so much… :)
This is a love story but not kind of hearts & flowers type… Lily Calloway is addicted to sex, Loren Hale is an alcoholic. Very bad combination I know but on the other hand, they can be very good for each other because no matter what happen, they understand each others weakness… Of course not always everything seems fine but still they're trying to be there when other person needs help...

From the moment I start to reading Lily & Lo’
Pearl Angeli
We're terrible at so many things, but the only thing we've always been halfway decent at is being together.

A New Adult book at its finest! So many feels!


To my fabulous friend Scarlett who heartily recommended this book and this series to me, I owe you one, girl! A big thank you! (Check out her beautiful review on this book :)

Addicted to You is definitely a book that made me become literally addicted. As a lover of New Adult genre, I expected myself to feel drawn with this book the moment I s
|3.6 stars|

Since I'm on my phone, I'll just share my thoughts really quick.

There's no doubt I will be reading the next books in the series but I don't know what to expect. It's safe to say I didn't like this book and I wasn't enjoying it until Connor showed up.

I understand what the author was trying to do and I admire how constant and somehow realistic her characters were. Like how Lily's addiction was delivered and her in between thoughts; I could feel her desperation and that was pretty cool
Dec 30, 2014 rated it it was amazing
Recommended to Lucia by: Lisa (lifeinlit)
Shelves: 5-stars-read
Re-reading this series got me emotional all over again. I LOVE Lily's and Lo's story so much!

Book 1: Addicted To You - 5 STARS
Book 1.5: Ricochet - 4 STARS
Book 2: Addicted For Now - 5 STARS
Book 2.5: Thrive - 4 STARS
Book 3: Addicted After All - 5 STARS

Two addictions, one big lie. In order to keep in good graces of their wealthy parents (and to keep access to trust funds) Lo and Lily had to hide their addictions and pretend to be together. T
L A i N E Y
Two years almost to the day and a reread later, Addicted to You still delivered what I loved from before: smoking chemistry and glorious angst.

I always say this is the best NA book/series I have read and that still holds very true second time around. Indeed I think it’s even more true, in a sense. I’m so glad I reread this because I just cannot fathom why why I gave this only 4 stars?? I must have been mad!

Well, already amended.

My preparation is complete. Addicted for Now, I’m ready for you!

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She’s addicted to sex. He’s addicted to booze…the only way out is rock bottom.
No one would suspect shy Lily Calloway’s biggest secret. While everyone is dancing at college bars, Lily stays in the bathroom. To get laid. Her compulsion leads her to one-night stands, steamy hookups and events she shamefully regrets. The only person who knows her secret happens to have one of his own.
Loren Hale’s best friend is his bottle of bourbon. Lily comes at a close s
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Lily and Lo have spent their entire lives keeping each other’s secrets. While Lo hits the bottle all day every day, Lily likes to hit up various clubs . . . .

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When she can’t find some random strange to hit and quit it with in a toilet stall, she resorts to Plan B . . .

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She also spends THE FIRST THIRD OF THE G.D. BOOK reminding the reader over and over and over again how Lo makes her so horny (*sings oh me so horny – me so horny – me
Dec 27, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: favorite-read
I didn't initially review this book but I am currently now on book 3 and I am becoming "addicted" to this series. And damn, if those books don't deserve a review than I don't know what does.

I didn't love this one but I liked it. I was a little sceptical after finishing it but I am so glad I continued with the series because it's just getting better and better. And if you are too on the fence whether to continue, please do, I promise you won't regret.

Lily and Lo... she's a sex addict, he's an al
Becca Ritchie
Apr 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Thanks to everyone who participated in the blog tour. And double thanks if you've read (and hopefully enjoyed) Addicted to You. We're so excited to share the rest of the series! Look out for Ricochet (Addicted #1.5) on August 1st, 2013. Trust me, you're going to want to read it if you liked this one ;)



UPDATE: Almost 1 year later
It's pretty much insane that this series is still going strong, and it's hard to believe this was our debut together. I just want to thank everyone again f
♥ Jx PinkLady Reviews ♥
3.5 Stars

"We're in a three-year long fake relationship. We live together. He's heard me orgasm one room over. I've seen him sleep in his own puke....."

This book offers an unusual and interesting scenario with Lily and Lo. Two friends from wealthy families living with their addiction demons. Anonymous sex is what she likes, what she craves.... He craves the bottle..... Their world scares me, their story had me on tenterhooks at times and had amazing scope for angst and drama....

During the earl
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
This was my third time I decide to read this book and I'm glad I decided to come back to it!! I loved it review to come!!!


I’ve been meaning to re-read this book for a while now, and now that I have the paperbacks, it’s the perfect occasion!

I tried to read this book as if I didn’t know what happens next, I really did and while Lily and Lo weren’t good for each other now their love is something pure and magical. I’m in love with their love.
Amy | Foxy Blogs
Nov 03, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Recommended to Amy | Foxy Blogs by: Aishah
#1 Addicted To You

**3.5 Addicted stars**

ADDICTED TO YOU centers around two broken people each enabling the other. Lily is addicted to sex while her boyfriend, Lo, is addicted to alcohol.
Sex on a bar. It'd be like our addictions making love.
As a society we all know what an alcoholic is but do we know what a sex addict is? A sex addict is someone who has a compulsion towards sexual thoughts and acts. Like all addictions, its neg
Mar 10, 2016 rated it liked it
3.5 stars

I see what everyone means now when they say these books are addictive. Although this first book had some faults, it was a good start to the series and I'm very excited to get to know this cast of characters. I already have some favorites :)
Lady Vigilante (Feifei)

Wow, what a HOT mess! I need to be upfront and say, this book has all the ingredients for an immediate DNF from me, yet I LOVED it! Maybe it was because of all the disappointing books I read before and this one broke my book slump? I don’t know, but the first thing that I thought of once I finished was this book reminded me why I read NA romance .

So this story is about Lily and Loren, one a sex addict and the other an alcoholic O_O Right from the beginning, I felt like this b


"It's our greatest lie."

Addicted to You is not your typical romance book. It's unexpected and raw and one that I'd never read before. Truthfully, I was immediately pulled in by the blurb and cover- It was different and unique and had me very intrigued. It wasn't about a romance that pulled me in, it was about a real life struggle as the main focus with a side of attraction. I absolutely love reading books where the character
Nov 18, 2016 rated it it was amazing
oh my hod oh my god OH MY GOD

i re-read this and it's even better the second time. i love these characters will all my heart. seriously i cannot recommend this series enough. for the romance, for the strong friendships & family bonds (like the "i will be by your side through everything" type), for the craziness... etc etc.


i never wrote a full review for this book but i think i will now. rtc
*J* Too Many Books Too Little Time

I really dragged ass on this series. I don't normally like to read multi-book series about the same MCs. But with that being said, I am really glad I finally gave this one a go.

It was a bit too angsty for my liking. But I've been assured that there is less angst in the remainging books in the series. Thank goodness because

Adicted to You is the story of two childhood friends. Two people who found solace in each other. Two people with addictions that used each other to hide
Nov 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition

*4.5 addictive, soulwrenching, heartwarming STARS*.

An intense, powerful, emotional, original and captivating read that had me hooked from the first page! I absolutely loved the main characters as well as the supporting cast. Lo and Lily both had their issues, they weren't perfect, but that's what made them all the more appealing and interesting to read about.

This was the first time I'd read a book about someone with a sex addiction and it was fascinating to experience life through the eyes of s
Alexis *Reality Bites*
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4 STARS out of 5
Genre: New Adult Romance

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Fuckity FUCK FUCK FUCK, I just…..FUCK. Pardon my language but this book left my mind whirling. Lily and her sex addiction…

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Addicted to you is about two friends, Lily and Loren, they’re in a fake relationship with one another to help cover the tracks of their addictions. Lily’s addiction is sex and Lo’s addiction is alcohol. Both are heading down a destructive path and neither o
I am not a stubborn person. *crickets* Well, sometimes I am not. *more crickets* Okay, I am always subborn. But also I know when to admit that I was wrong. *cri..* Shut up! I admit it - I. Was. Wrong. Can we move on, please?

Okay, where was I? Loren Hale and Lily Calloway. That twin sisters who started off as bloggers and turned into brilliant authors. My new adult addiction. Siiri from Little Pieces of Imagination made me read this. (Check out her review, too.) But seriously, I cannot believe
5 stars
“Let me try to be enough for you.”

Everyone has a story, and this is the story of Lily and Lo. Childhood friends that have grown up keeping each others secret safe and alive.

“It’s not him. It’s just the sex.”...“I’ll start shaking if I don’t find a way to satiate this. It’s like… it’s like there’s something wrong in my head, and the only way to be at ease is to do it. You understand… don’t you?”

...the only girlfriend Loren Hale will ever treat well is his bottle of bourbon.

Jeannine Allison
5 Stars (Third Read 6/23/2018)

5 Stars (Second Read 5/2/2017)

5 Stars (First Read 12/14/2015)

Damn right, I'm reading this series for a third time 😉

This book, these authors, this series, these characters... just EVERYTHING about the Addicted universe is my favorite of all time!! If you haven't read this, you NEED to!

Original Review

This is the question I have been asking myself since about 5% into this book...


Because why else would I have waited SO FREAKING LONG to read this?!?! 4 months. I wait

This is not your traditional "lovey dovey" romance book. This story is about a couple who battle with addiction in their daily lives. It is dark,raw,unsettling,ugly; but most importantly it is honest and very realistic. Addiction is not pretty, nor is it fun. Lily and Loren have grown up together, and from a very young age they have learned to enable one another and share each others secrets. This is their story, and it is unlike anything I have ever read before. I applaud the author for writing
Feb 16, 2016 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
4.5 Stars!

Oh my! I can now see why everyone loved this series so much and this is just the first book. It truly is "addicting." One of the positive things about reading this way after everyone else is because all of the books are out now. I can read them back-to-back and get one giant fix.

Childhood friends, Lily and Lo, hid behind a fake romantic relationship so that their families won't find out about their addictions. They pretend to be normal, but are far from it. Lily is a sex addict and Lo
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