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Drunk on You

(Bourbon Brothers #1)

3.85  ·  Rating details ·  131 ratings  ·  55 reviews
Undiluted desire, served straight up.

Justin Morgan would happily drown the pain of his injured leg—and the guilt he brought back from Afghanistan—in bourbon. Except, there won’t be any booze if he doesn’t rescue his family’s century-old distillery from financial ruin. The problem? Allie McGrath—youngest daughter of the distillery’s co-owners, and the one woman he can’t hav
ebook, 272 pages
Published July 21st 2015 by Entangled Publishing, LLC
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Dirty Dayna
Jun 16, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Drunk on You
5 bourbon stars

What a totally cute concept love it all.

The story is about a soldier Justin who comes back to the family business after losing his best friend in battle and he cant cope hes basically a drunken mess and cant commit to any aspect in his life.

Allie is the sister of the lost soldier who has been in love with Justin since before she can even remember and to honor her brother she has taken his whiskey white dog and made new age booze concoctions with it and is trying li
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JavaGirl's review posted at Guilty Pleasures Book Reviews

Drunk On You was a bit of a disappointment for me. I didn't love it, but neither did I dislike it. Allie and Justin are likeable, sympathetic characters that I wanted to see get their HEA. They've both been through a lot, and deserve to be happy. Maybe it was just my mood when I read it, but the story just didn't grab me the way I hoped it would. There were aspects of the story that I enjoyed, but there were also predictable plot points an
Katrina Marie
Jul 21, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: for-review
This review was originally posted on Bookish Things & More Review
I had so much fun reading Drunk on You.  It's a perfect read to wrap up the summer with a drink in your hand.

Allie and Justin are hilarious together.  It's hard trying to confine in your feelings when you've been in love with your brother's best friend for years.  And Allie finds her old crush coming back to life when Justin comes home from being in the military.  Justin is surly, and definitely confused.  He's attracted to Allie,
See more of my reviews on my blog Thoughts At One In The Morning.

My Thoughts:

Allie has always been the girl Greg* couldn't have because she's his best friend David's sister. After he goes with David to be in the Marines and comes back alone, it's his responsibility to take care of Allie. This turns out to be more difficult than imagined since there's a clear desire on both sides. They end up going on a little road trip together to help promote Allie's shiny new idea for the distillery. She's afr
DawnMarie  Carpintero
Jun 25, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: arc
5 Stars

I was given this book for my honest review

“You’re going to have to get your social butterfly personality back and dust it off,” she told him. “We’re going on a road trip.” “Ah hell,” he said, finally sitting down

Justin-cute, hot and broken and war hero

Allie-pretty, sweet, and driven

Brandon-Allie’s brother, hero

Justin and Allie come together in this emotional journey that will have you reaching for tissues this entire read. Justin back from the war is trying to deal with an emotional scar
Jul 02, 2015 rated it liked it
I'd like to thank NetGalley and Entangled Publishing, LLC for providing me with a free copy in exchange for an honest review.

As far as adult books go, this was okay. I did think there wasn't that much chemistry between Allie and Greg (I don't know who that Justin on the blurb is). The ending was very predictable, and given the lack of real tension between the two, the whole thing was just *meh*.

What bothered me was how Greg's hair color changed... Sometimes it was dark, then it turned to blond,
Amber .:★Wild Heart Reviews★:.
Oh sweet, sweet bourbon. Drunk on you is one of those books I instantly was hooked on. Great characters, great supporting characters and a really good, grab a hold of you storyline. For me, it was something different, you don't typically get to read about bourbon making families these days, so it's definitely a different trope in that regard. However, it's also a story about friends who do become lovers.

Justin Morgan has just returned from Afghanistan where he saw his best friend killed. His bes
Nerdy Dirty & Flirty
Aug 03, 2015 rated it really liked it

I laughed and cried… then laughed some more…

Allie McGrath and Greg Morgan are part of Kentucky bourbon history. Their families’ distillery had fumbled but decades old traditions was finally seeing the company start back on solid ground. Their legacy came with responsibilities and expectations, both of which they were rebelling against though for much different reasons. Bourbon, love, and loss fuel a journey that would either bring them closer together or tear them apart forever.

I’m not sure who
Jessica Adkins-Charles
Jul 29, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Drunk On You hooks you from the starts, gives you the feeling of being drunk, but leaves you without the nasty hangover.

From the first page, Stanley captured my attention. Drunk On You is full of wonderfully written characters, a great and engaging plot, and a story line that demands your attention. I was even intrigued by the supporting characters that Stanley has included.

Allie is such a quirky, fun character. In love with Justin for as long as she can remember, now that he is home, she's havi
Melissa Kate
Jul 13, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I love Netgalley. They provide you books in exchange for an honest review. And while there are a few authors on there who kill a few of my brain cells, you often find a new author who truly takes you on a journey.
This was my experience with Teri Anne Stanley’s Drunk on You.

This was a charming story about a shared history, teenage heartbreak and learning to forgive yourself in grief.
Well written with witty banter between Justin and Allie that kept me smiling throughout. Allie is a real spitfire.
Bambi Unbridled
I picked up this book because I was in a southern mood, and it's been a while since I read a story featuring the Kentucky Bourbon industry. Being a Tennessee girl with family in Kentucky, I thought I would connect with this story. And I did for the most part. This is a short steamy romance that paced well and had me rooting for the characters.

Allie McGrath has been in love with her brother's best friend since she was a kid. The pair (Justin and Dave) go off to serve and protect in Afghanistan, a
Jul 01, 2015 rated it liked it
Shelves: arc
Drunk On You was a really quick and good read for me.

It’s sort of a different take on the dating your brother’s best friend. Allie has always felt more towards Justin since she knew him. As they got older, Allie realized that he wasn’t going to return those feelings so she moved on.

Justin returns from Afghanistan dealing with alot of different things. Coming back to civilian life is only just the beginning for him. He is trying to get a handle on the death of his best friend and Allie’s brother,
BBMoreB ~
Jun 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: net-galley
Author, Teri Anne Stanley, selected the beautiful state of Kentucky as the main setting for her contemporary romance. Stories set in my home state are an addiction of mine; as a bonus this novella was written by a fellow Kentuckian.

I enjoyed reading about Allie and Greg’s adventurous road trip from Kentucky to Georgia. The author provided plenty of particulars about the incredible peripheral characters they met along the way. However, it was the dynamic Greg that intrigued this reader the most;
Jul 12, 2015 rated it really liked it
This was a quick run read between a strong quirky woman who secretly crushed on her brother's best friend most of her life. I loved how Allie wore her heart on her sleeve for Justin. Haven't we all been there? An unrequited crush with that best friend? And I could feel her heartbreak when it wasn't returned. I guess that is what I like about this book. Teri Anne Stanley made it relatable to where you could picture yourself in Allie's shoes. I adored Allie, ambitious, sarcastic, creative, full of ...more
Justin Morgan's the guy whom Allie McGrath has always wanted, but her irrepressible and tough nature doesn't keep her down long, even when she realised that he has never had eyes for her at all. 8 years later, Justin's out from the Marines and battling the heavy guilt of having her brother's death on his hands...when Allie blows back into his life with a scheme of wanting to market a new, modern form of whiskey that's a radical departure from the family's traditional brew.

Drunk on You's pretty
Bette Hansen
Jul 01, 2015 rated it really liked it
I found this to be a very entertaining read! It's very well written but could use a little closer editing, although it's nothing that takes away from the overall story. Greg is home from Afghanistan filled with guilt and trying to drown those memories with bourbon. Allie has been in love with Greg forever but he has always looked at her as his best friend's little sister. After a fire at their families distillery, the are thrown together to come up with a way to repair things before their parent ...more
Jul 10, 2015 rated it really liked it
What a lovely story! I instantly fell in love with Allie and Justin. This story has it all heartbreak and love are the two main emotions and reading I felt them both. The characters are so easy to understand I really liked that Allie helped Justin battle his demons from being at war even if she didn't know she was doing it. The side characters are also really funny and make even the most heartbreaking moment bearable. This is the first book I have read by this author but it won't be the last. I ...more
Aug 10, 2015 rated it really liked it
Greg comes home from Afghanistan injured and grieving the loss of his best friend. allie is said best friends little sister whos been in love with him forever. greg would love nothing more than to spend his time at the bottom of a bourbon bottle. their families coown a distillery thats in threat of going under. allie is trying to help save it but the only one who will listen is greg. they both play well off each other. this is a good read.
greg was the main male in the arc and apparently thats be
Jun 30, 2015 rated it really liked it
I scored an ARC of Drunk on You - and I'm glad I did. The best friend's (forbidden) little sister is a familiar trope but the family distillery added a twist (do you drink bourdon with a twist?) to keep the story fresh. Good characters and a plot that moved made this a great beach read. ...more
Jennifer Schultheis
Jun 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: hq
Review posted at ...more
Stacy McKitrick
Jun 18, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: romance, e-book
A sexy and fun contemporary romance. Got happy tears at the end. Awwwww! :)
Jul 11, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: netgalley
I'm such a huge sucker for "friends that become lovers" type of books, so I really loved this one. ...more
Alexia Adams
Aug 09, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Excellent story. I thoroughly enjoyed it.
Mary Young
Nov 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
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Feb 12, 2019 rated it liked it
DNF. Have you ever felt like halfway through the book, you don’t really understand what you’re reading? That’s me for this book, I really wanted to continue reading - I liked the plot and characters, but I just couldn’t grasp what I was reading. I don’t think I have the energy to re-read from the beginning, sadly.
Sheri (Tangled Up In Books)
Originally posted on my blog: Tangled Up In Books

I received a copy of this book, from the publisher, in exchange for an honest review. In no way did this sway either my review or my rating!

Just a quick note before I start the actual review. In my ARC the main character's name is Greg but everywhere else it seems to be Justin. So just a warning in case I accidentally slip and call him Greg. I'm not mixing up books I promise! On with the praise...

I am going to attempt to keep this review completel
Jul 26, 2015 rated it liked it
Review originally posted at Ramblings From This Chick

Drunk on You is my first book by Teri Anne Stanley. I was drawn in immediately with the blurb though as it had pretty much every single box checked when it comes to my favorite tropes. There was a lot to like in this contemporary romance, but I found myself having a few issues with the story. As much as I wanted to love this story, it just wasn't for me.

Allie has been in love with Greg Morgan for years. Their families have always been close s
Jul 26, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I had so much fun reading this book!

(And then I went to the Internet and found out that the hero suddenly has a different name. I'm really glad he was "Greg" in the version I read--otherwise I would have spent the whole time with Justin Morgan Had a Horse running through my head. Am I totally dating myself here? Anyway, if I slip up and call him by the "wrong" name, you'll know why.)

I absolutely loved Allie and Greg Justin. I highlighted so many parts that made me laugh out loud (I even sno
Jul 21, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Read the full review on Bookaholics Not-So-Anonymous.

Note: This ARC was provided by Entangled Publishing in exchange for an honest review.

Drunk on You is the first book in the Teri Anne Stanley's Bourbon Boys series and is a falling-for-your-best-friend's-younger-sister story between Allie McGrath and Greg Morgan. Allie's had feelings for Greg since she was a teenager but he unknowingly broke her heart when she realized that he would never see her as anything more than his best friend's kid sist
Jul 20, 2015 rated it liked it

*ARC provided by the publisher in exchange for honest review*


I did like this book, but I didn’t love it.
I love books where the guy falls for his best friends little sister. And that is the case for this book. And add that he’s an ex-military guy and lives in my home state-Kentucky, how could I not give this a try?
The book started out good. It was pretty interesting at first, but as it went on, some of the things Greg says/ does really annoyed me. For example, his excuse about anything that has
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