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"I loved that this story showed a real, raw and passionate side of two people lost trying to fight and find their way back to one another..I loved the journey back to healing. This book was pretty amazing. Definitely a book for anyone who believes in fighting for what they love." ~ A Beautiful Book Blog

First comes love, then comes marriage.
Then comes...disaster.

In Livy's
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Kindle Edition, 387 pages
Published April 11th 2015 by Brandy Stiverson
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Hilaria Alexander
Sep 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
One of the most interesting things about Throwback is that it goes beyond the whole "Happily Ever After".
Liv and Jeremy come from two very different backgrounds. Not only they have to learn to love and trust each other, but as the story progresses into the future they will be "forced" to remember how it all started and why they should keep fighting to stay together.
A great reminder that a solid relationship is not all butterflies and roses, but it's hard work.
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5 AMAZING, TOUCHING STARS



Livy has had a trying life. She was treated like hell from her mother and couldn't wait to turn 18. She planned to run fast and far and never look back. Livy is smart, beautiful and determined to have a great life. Livy ends up working in a bar while finishing school. One day in walks a guy, she was crass and is used to the bar guys hitting on her. She was no dummy and wasn't looking for love.
Boy did it find her.
Jeremy.
Jeremy wanted to be a good man. He wanted to please
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Cole
Oct 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
I enjoyed the unexpected twists & turns! What I liked most was how realistic some events were and that Livy & Jeremy struggled with real life problems that most couples do. Looking forward to more by Ms. Jameson
Jenny
Apr 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This novel by Zeia Jameson took me on an emotional rollercoaster whilst reading it. The author had me gripped from the first page until the very last page and along the way I fell in love with Livy and Jeremy, a likeable, realistic and very relatable couple fighting for what they believe in, their love for one another. For Livy and Jeremy they met, fell in love and got married but somewhere along the way life took over. Livy never believed in Prince Charming’s and happy ever afters, whilst Jerem ...more
Piper
Apr 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Livy is trying to live her life treated unwanted she moved at 18. She wasn't look for romance but Jeremy has found her. This is a book about life and the hardships that can be felt and sealed out to those it goes into the mental effects of how childhood circumstances effects adulthood. I love how it show a true realtionships and not just the honeymoon period. I would highly recommend this book. ...more
Lora
Sep 28, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: favorites
5 out of 5 stars!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Ms. Jameson caught me hook line and sinker at the 7% mark. I loved how taken Jeremy was immediately with Livy:

I’ve been sitting here less than five minutes and she’s only said like seven sentences to me. And not flirty sentences. There were just a few questions, some informational facts and I think a death threat. I shouldn’t be turned on right now. At the very most I should just feel better educated about beer and slightly worried for my life.

But this is the best
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Kim Neal domanski
Apr 29, 2015 rated it really liked it
This was my first read from Zeia Jameson and I really enjoyed this book, it kept my interest all the way through as well as hit home with alot of the situations the couple went though.
Let me tell you that, when I bought this book, I didn't quite know what to expect. This book was all about life getting in the way of ypur relationship and finding the tools and help to find your way back to eachother.
It begins with giving ypu a little back ground on Livy's and Jeremy's past, before they even meet
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Amy
May 18, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Throwback was one of the most REAL portrayals of what parenthood does to even the most solid of relationships. Zeia Jameson’s honest and sometimes even unforgiving portrayal of the ugliness that comes with losing yourself in parenthood was simply beyond words.
Being so busy in what the day brings that we, as parents and without effort, forget to love one another, is such a real problem for so many couples today. Our world is so busy and relentless that we sometimes forget to just take a step bac
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Tristina Renken
Jun 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I really loved this story. If your looking for a book that instantly shatters your heart & yet gives you hope, this is the perfect story. It's about a boy who grew up loved by the most important 3 women in his life. It's also about a girl who felt very unloved by the 1 person in her life who should've treated her with love. Their worlds come together at the age of 21. Have you ever met that person who practically gives you the world while still trying to be strong & not let your guard down? He s ...more
Breen
Apr 13, 2020 rated it it was amazing

“Throwback is the kind of book that make you realize that there’s more after the happily ever after. While reading the first chapters of how Livy and Jeremy love story developed to me it felt like reading another love story but way too fast. Though it was part of the story development I honestly believe that I was reading a book like many others but right after the wedding the real story started.

Falling in love is easy, finding your soulmate is hard but when you have found both and sealed the de
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Spunky N Sassy
Jun 24, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-star
SNS Rating: 5.0

~~~~~~~~~~Kelli's ★★★★★ Review~~~~~~~~~~

I really enjoyed Throwback. I loved the idea of the whole thing. We get to follow Livy and Jeremy's relationship from the start. We even get a small glimpse into their early childhood to see what makes them the way they are today. Livy never wanted to get married or have children. She had a horrible upbringing and felt she wasn't qualified to do those things. She ends up falling in love with Jeremy and he helps her to understand that love is
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Kristin  Reads
May 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
4.5 Beautiful Stars

This book is warm and charming and it left me thinking hours after I finished. It was a wonderful at times painful journey. It was real, it was powerful and it was heartwarming

You have two people, one from a family with love, and one from a family without love. Livy, I can not even imagine what it was like to grow up as her. Taking care of herself, no love, no guidance. She turned into a beautiful, strong, caring young women.

Jeremy, he came from a home that was not perfect but
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N. Kuhn
Jul 25, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: na
*I received this book free in exchange for an honest review*
At first for me, the story drug on too long. If it wasn't so long, it could have been a great read. But for me, I just got bored. But I plugged on. It was only the beginning that really was too slow for me. The characters were well written, and I liked them. As the story progresses, you get a real look at what happens when you become parents.
Watching Jeremy and Livy struggle with their changing relationship, their changing duties and n
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Jessica
Sep 15, 2015 rated it really liked it
What an amazing story!! While it was a bit longer then I expected it was well worth it! What an emotional love story that so many can relate to. From young love to lost love to losing yourself this book goes through so much. Zeia Jameson does such an amazing job portraying what so many go through and have gone through and the steps you should be taking to find your way back. I loved loved loved Jeremy and Olive. The characters and their story is captivating and leaves you wanting more and more. ...more
Jennifer Burba
Nov 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Sometimes you read a book and you just get it. This starts off as your typical romance. You get your HEA, but what happens after that. What happens after real life kicks in and kicks you in the butt? What happens when you meet the love of your life and then work and kids happen? This book contains the whirlwind romance that we have all grown to love, but it also contains so much more. I LOVED IT!
Ashley Johnson
Jan 06, 2016 rated it it was amazing
I really liked this book! I connected with Livy right away. I laughed and cried over "the trunk" it was a really brilliant idea. ...more
World Of Books 65
Apr 04, 2020 rated it liked it
3.5* Read for me - Throwback is a romance.......well it sort of is but the story moves past the happy end and the epilogue to the 'Real World' the everyday where you enter the Merry Go Wheel of LIFE. Food shopping, working, having a baby; disconnecting with your partner!

Jeremy had the nice mom although he lost his dad when he was really young; Livy had the terrible childhood, druggie mom etc and when she hit 18 she was gone - worked nights to go college.

Jeremy didn't want college so went straigh
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Dawn Daughenbaugh
Apr 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
5 Star
Throwback by Zeia Jameson

Throwback by Zeia Jameson is an Amazingly written story about two people lost trying to fight and to find there way back to one another. This book will take you on one heck of an emotional journey. There are highs and lows, there are good times and bad. There are moments where you will find yourself chuckling at something Livy has said or done to having tears running down your face. There was a point I literally felt like my heart shattered and I was to the point
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Karyn Taylor
Apr 22, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Throwback is a great book by Zeia Jameson about two people who have drifted apart and are fighting to get back to one another. I have read the Jaded Lily series by this author in the past and I’m a fan of their writing.
Livy has had a very hard upbringing and sees relationships and marriage as a waste of time. She is adamant that she will never marry or have children. In fact she doesn’t even want a man in her life. That is, until Jeremy walks into the bar where she works one night and slowly bu
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Faith
Apr 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Livy and Jeremy come from both sides of the spectrum as far as love goes. It’s like they speak two different languages and from two different planets. Livy being from Mars and Jeremy from Venus or vice versa. Livy is not one to believe in love at least the way the world has told her to believe. Jeremy is ready to prove to her that he can make all her love dreams come true.
That is, though, until everything turns their world upside down. They let the world as they know it crumble their structure
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Debi
Apr 30, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Throwback by Zeia Jameson

5 ++++++ Stars (Deserves so many more)

I loved this author's Jaded Lily series and can honestly say this one blew me away, it is now my favorite from this author. I love a story that feels real and this one met the mark. I adored these characters and a lot of their interaction throughout the book felt in so many ways like interactions I've had in my own life along the way.

This journey that Livy and Jeremy took me on in this book felt like deja vu in so many ways. Ive bee
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Laura Furuta
Apr 11, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Throwback
By Zeia Jameson
5 out of 5 stars

I loved reading the story Throwback by Zeia Jameson. It is a book that pulled me in from the beginning and I didn’t want to put it down until I had read the final page. I loved reading about the characters of Jeremy and Livy. What they find with each other is friendship, passion, love, and hope. Until the unexpected threatens the life that they are building together. Will a glimpse of the past help them to find their footing? What does the future hold for
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Melinda
Apr 19, 2020 rated it it was amazing
~~TOP 10 RECOMMENDED~~

As a first time reader of Zeia Jameson have to say this one was a great way to start reading by her. This book had everything I look for in a top 10 book and loved it. Livvy is one tough woman and reading what she grew up in it is totally understandable why she is a little standoffish when it comes to Jeremy. Let me tell you Jeremy is the perfect book boyfriend for no matter how hard Livvy is he is there all the way. One thing for sure Zeia Jameson shows us the good, the ba
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Lisa
Apr 21, 2020 rated it really liked it
Shelves: i-bb-year-4
The first section of this book is a nice romantic story. Seeing their past and how they got together working toward their happily ever after. The second half is where things get shaken up in their life. I sat here many times just shaking my head. At what he does and what she does. Totally frustrating. But there is a genius way for them to try to heal so they can fall in love again. The question is will it work?

This isn’t my first book by this author. I usually LOVE her work. This one I just str
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Michelle Austin
Apr 21, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Throwback by Zeia Jameson was a great 5 star read.

We start by getting clips of Livy and Jermey’s childhood up to an adult. They both had different but heartbreaking childhoods. Livy was counting the days until she was 18 so she could get out and away from her mom. Jeremy lost his dad to a drunk driver when he was little and wanted to make his mom proud.

These two end up meeting at the bar Livy worked at and they had an instant connection. As they start dating they have to learn to drop their wall
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Liz
Apr 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This was such a refreshing take on the happily ever after love story that is the typical novel I tend to read and enjoy. I loved how this read almost like a docu series on love and relationships in the real world. I absolutely loved how realistic and connective Livy was for me as well as Jeremy. These two are forced to face life and all the obstacles that it tends to throw in our faces and work through them. They have to remember why they started the journey together in the long run and put in t ...more
Lyndsey Fairley
Apr 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Favorite book of the year

How do i start this review without giving it all away? I am blown away by this book, I'm still getting misty eyed just typing this. 

This book, this story, just gave me the biggest sucker punch because this feels like someone got in my head and wrote my feelings down and gave to the world to read. I myself am a stay at home mom and unless you've done it yourself, you cant imagine the feelings of depression, isolation and every other emotion you read in this book. 

I loved
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Kerry  carr
Apr 30, 2020 rated it really liked it
This is a lovely heartwarming story about 2 people from different walks of life meeting and falling in love.

Jeremy has had a good life apart from losing his dad. He had a mother who loves him completely. Hes grows up surrounding by love and is starting to become successful.

Livy is from a disfunctional family. Her childhood was hard with a mother that doesnt want her. So soon as she became old enough. She left and got a job in a bar. Thats where Jeremy and Livy meet.

Their relationship is hard as
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Jennifer Pierson
Apr 12, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Once upon a time, there were two people from way different backgrounds, but fate didn't give a crap. There's Livy, a girl who was treated very badly in childhood, who is working as a bartender to put herself through school, and trusts no one. Jeremy, a good mama's boy, comes into the bar she works at to have a drink, and fate totally gets involved, though Livy is hard to actually get to know. Jeremy & fate got past Livy's walls, and they fell in love fast and HARD! However, life isn't always kin ...more
Mary Dean
Apr 16, 2020 rated it it was amazing
Can we say epic love story?! OMG. I loved this story so much. Jeremy and Livy are a couple that we can all relate to. Their romance was raw and real and it will captivate your heart. They both have had their hardships, Livy more than Jeremy growing up. They had a connection that can't be denied. But like most relationships flames fade. That is until they are reminded on why they burn so bright. I can't express my love for this story enough! I don't want to give any details because their journey ...more
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