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To Love Jason Thorn

4.14  ·  Rating details ·  14,911 ratings  ·  1,161 reviews
Jason Thorn… My brother’s childhood friend.

Oh, how stupidly in love with that boy I was. He was the first boy that made me blush, my first official crush. Sounds beautiful so far, right? That excitement that bubbles up inside you, those famous butterflies you feel for the very first time—he was the reason for them all. But, you only get to live in that fairytale world unti
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Published December 3rd 2015
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Ella Maise Hi Erica! The original release date was supposed to be mid November, but because of some health issues in my family, I had to push back the date for a…moreHi Erica! The original release date was supposed to be mid November, but because of some health issues in my family, I had to push back the date for a few weeks. I'm planning on announcing the exact release day on my FB page in a few days, but it will most likely be the first week of December.
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Maria✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦

“She was seeing me, and maybe for the first time, I was seeing her too.”

Olive wrote a romance novel inspired by her childhood crush on a boy named Jason Thorn. Well, now he's a hot movie actor who will star in a movie based on that exact book. They haven't seen each other in seven years and things get interesting when they meet again.

➦I listened to an audio book version of this and it was sexy and fun. Having Sebastian York as a narrator certainly didn't hurt *wink wink* :) The dialogues we
Jennifer Kyle
Dec 31, 2015 rated it really liked it
4.25 Stars

”My dream boy. My childhood crush. My first love. My only love. And now my pretend husband.”


I didn’t expect to like this story as much as I did. It started out cute then felt like it was going to be the typical same old, when the hero was presented being a typical manwhore in an alley in the present. However, somewhere along the way I fell in love with both main characters and started to really enjoy the story. I found the writing solid, sweet, and overall a good romantic read.

Pearl Angeli
4 Stars!

"You've been the best kind of heartache, Jason Thorn."

A love story about a Hollywood star and a romance author? Oh, hello my weak spots!

The blurb of To Love Jason Thorn was the one that got my attention. I love Hollywood romance, more so when it talks about hot, swoon-worthy actors who fall in love with ordinary women. Tropes like this are my undoing.

Olive Taylor and Jason Thorn have known each other since they were kids. Growing up, Olive developed an infatuation with Jason. In fact
Nissa | Of Pens and Pages Book Blog

Audiobook Review at Of Pens and Pages.

Overall Rating: 4.5 stars
Story: 4.5 stars
Performance: 4.5 stars


Olive Taylor has been in love with Jason Thorn, their neighbor and her brother's best friend, since the moment she laid eyes on his dimples. While that longstanding crush eventually ended in heartbreak shortly before he moved away, Olive knew Jason would always have a place in her heart.

Fast forward to the future. Olive is graduating from college and is a bestselling i
Lady Gabriella of Awesomeness (On Hiatus)

★★★★★ 5 When-our-stars-aligned stars ★★★★★

Oh my god ! I seriously love everything about this read ! This book was just too super cute not to earn 5 stars ! I'm literally banging my head against the wall for taking so long to finally pick this one up !

For (What I'm pretty sure is the first time),My most FAVORITE thing about this book wasn't the heroine or hero(Though Jason is pretty damn hot ;) But the writing,that I LOVED the most.The words just flowed so easily from the pages and basically seep
Sep 17, 2016 rated it really liked it
Jason and Olive meet as kids and Olive falls for her brother's bestie hard. Her crush grows and grows until an event in her teen years where Jason breaks her heart. She pulls away from their friendship and they don't get the chance to repair it before Jason has to move away. Years later, they reunite and an attraction builds to more as they get to know eachother once again. I've got to say, as sexy as Jason was, he was not as easy to love as Adam was (Hero of book two... I read out of order). He ...more
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**2 STARS**

This was one of the cheesiest books I have ever read. It plays out like a Disney Channel Movie and I am too grown for that shit.

There is zero chance that I would ever, ever, ever recommend this book to anyone.

If you want my advice, I say to keep it moving.
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Dec 01, 2015 rated it it was amazing
Olive Taylor (which, by the way, is practically the cutest name I've ever heard) met Jason Thorn as her neighbor and brother's best friend when she was just six years old. It was love at first sight for sweet little Olive who gave Jason her whole heart in that way you only do for your first love. And so, when Jason shatters her heart as a teenager, it is complete emotional devastation for poor Olive.

Jason Thorn came from a troubled home. The kindness and care that the Taylors showed him meant mo
Nov 17, 2015 rated it really liked it
**** 4,5 stars ****
Dec 14, 2015 rated it really liked it

Another new to me author that I can't wait to read more of. Once again I picked up a book based on the cover and went into it blind. It was one of those feel good reads that had me from the start.

"This was our story from the very beginning, little one."

Olive Taylor is an indie author who has just written her first book. She's even talking to people about making it into a movie. This is all a bit exciting and overwhelming for her, but when they brought out actor who they wanted to cast as the le
I'm pretty sure there's a cute story in here, but I'm unwilling to put up with the extremely poor writing to find out for sure. The writing is very simplistic and the dialogue is stilted and awkward. I just can't.

ALSO -- Pet peeve: Look, if you're going to do a portion of your book with a first-person POV of a child, either commit to it or change it so that it's the narrator reminiscing about her childhood & telling the scenes as such. Don't give me some cutsey "I'm a 6-year old!" voice tell
Beatrice ~ Confessions of a Pinay Bookaholic
Oct 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
Recommended to Beatrice by: Pearl Angeli
Shelves: new-adult
I want to thank my dear sis Pearl for recommending this book to me! (Click her name to read her fab review)

Since childhood, Olive Taylor have a huge crush on her brother's best friend, Jason Thorn. It went on for years until she's fallen for him but the feeling isn't mutual. She secretly texts him but when she got his message, she experienced her first heartbreak. When Jason's mother passed away from overdose, he left their neighbourhood and resided with his father in LA. Years gone by and they'
Jacqueline's Reads
Jan 28, 2016 rated it really liked it

This is my first Ella Maise book. I’ll be honest, I was drawn by the cover. When I read “move star” in the premise, I was HOOKED.

If you are a fan of Hollywood Dirt and Love Unscripted, then To Love Jason Thorn is for you.

Olive has been in love with her brother’s best friend since the first day she met him when she was eight years old. She said she would marry him. Jason is the new kid that moved into town, not having the best home life, he spends most of his time at Olive’s hou
Gitte TotallyBookedBlog
Dec 09, 2015 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2015

“You sure took your time”
“You’ve been waiting on me to kiss you?”
“Ever since I was a little girl.”

Hollywood romance, romantic comedy, unrequited childhood love, friends to lovers themes; they’re some of our favourites and in To Love Jason Thorn we had all these bundled into one sweet, steamy and witty story about the girl who seeks her real life fairy-tale and we happily went along for the ride, becoming swept up in this romance just as much as Olive did in the books she wrote.

‘She was seeing
✰♊ Angie ♊✰
“My world is a less scary place with you in it, baby. I will kiss you a thousand times every day if that’s what it takes to keep you in love with me for the rest of our days.”

So... what's the verdict?

**** 4 Seductive Lip Bites ****

Little Olive has been in love with her older brother's best friend, Jason, since the first moment she saw him. So much in love with him, that she asked him to marry her right away! She was only about 6 years old, of course, but she was hopeful for a happily ever a

Loved Olive...
Loved Jason...
Loved Lucy...
Loved this book!!

I love a story that starts when the two MC's are just children and so I was hooked as soon as I read the first chapter and I loved Olive from the second she asked 10 year old Jason to marry her.

By the way, how adorable is the name: Olive Taylor!?! Best heroine name this year!!

This was such a fun, cute, adorable and steamy read. A definite must for those who need a break from angst and drama, instead wanting to indulge in a l
Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
Sep 24, 2015 rated it really liked it

“You sure took your time”
“You’ve been waiting on me to kiss you?”
“Ever since I was a little girl.”

Hollywood romance, romantic comedy, unrequited childhood love, friends to lovers themes; they’re some of our favourites and in To Love Jason Thorn we had all these bundled into one sweet, steamy and witty story about the girl who seeks her real life fairy-tale and we happily went along for the ride, becoming swept up in this romance just as much as Olive did in the books she wrote.

‘She was seeing
May 07, 2018 rated it it was ok
Entre 2,5 y 3. Cuánto se echan de menos las medias estrellas en casos como éste. No es nada del otro jueves, está lleno de clichés, esa Olive de 7 años no se la cree nadie, falta más desarrollo en la historia de amor, el sexo entre ellos no pega con su forma de ser (aunque me hizo mucha gracia el pornoaudio), el drama está metido con calzador y el epílogo es supercursi. Y aún así, es entretenido y se lee en un pis pas.
Aug 13, 2016 rated it liked it
Great leisure read for hot summer afternoon. I went into this novel with zero expectation and it paid off!
Feb 13, 2016 marked it as dnf
Shelves: disappointed
DNF @ 25%

At first glance this looked like a hit for me. When I first started the book I was very optimistic. It was a friends-to-lovers story. What could go wrong with that? The style of writing worked for me. The characters held promises of better things to come.

In the first chapter we meet the heroine, Olive, as a little girl with a crush on her big brother's slightly older friend, Jason Thorn.

“You have a dimple,” I breathed out, totally lost in that tiny little crevice. It was almost magica
5 Stars
I loved this tale of a Hollywood super star and the girl next door, literally. I was completely sucked into Olive and Jason's world, I think I loved her every bit as much as him!
Lex Martin
Dec 10, 2015 rated it it was amazing
I'm still a little high off that ending. Because, yeah, this book gave me all the girlie feels, and if I could twirl and do happy little cartwheels, I would right now. I have a new author crush, and it's Ella Maise. If you love great super sweet/smoking hot New Adult, grab To Love Jason Thorn!
Olive has loved Jason Thorn since she was 7 years old. He was all she dreamed of and could ever want until he broke her 14 year old heart. To Jason, Olive was the sister of his best friend and the daughter of the couple that took him in when life was complicated. Years later they are reunited by their work – her a writer, him an actor. Olive immediately feels all the emotions she has ever had for her brother’s friend but is fighting against it. After all, he’s not a one woman man and he could ne ...more
Jacob Proffitt
Aug 25, 2017 rated it liked it
Shelves: audiobook, romance, steamy
I acquired this on a chance and I don't regret it, though the steam was way outside my tolerance. Mostly this is because I liked Olivia so much. Her background doesn't really work terribly well, as developing a lasting crush at age six is a stretch (even if the author changes it to eight in later chapters). Okay, everything about her background doesn't really hang together terribly well. Best-selling author whose first novel gets picked up for a movie that isn't just optioned, but actually put i ...more
May 24, 2017 rated it liked it
***2.5 Oh, por favor STARS***

Sinceramente leí este libro solo porque me tocó en un reto de lectura.

Al principio le tenía muchas ganas pero después de ver un par de reseñas se me quitaron. JAJAJJA

Pensé que sería de esos romances tiernos y divertidos que me enamoraran como el libro que leí antes de este. Pero eso solo sucedió el primer 50%

Conforme avanzaba la historia de volvió pensada y tediosa. Además de que en cuanto entró en escena el factor "S" todo fue cuesta abajo.

Yo estaba perfectamente
Dec 25, 2015 rated it really liked it
A cute 4 star read...

A really cute, sweet, romantic and sexy read..

Olive fell in love with Jason when she was a little girl. He happens to be her brother's best friend.At the age of fifteen Jason breaks her heart. Fast forward a few years and Olive has published her first book which is a bestseller. Jason has become the hollywood heart throb. When Olive's book is optioned for movie none other than Jason is chosen as the lead. This is the story of how Jason falls in love with Olive.

I loved this
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This is the first book I’ve ever read from this author and what a pleasant surprise it was! To Love Jason Thorn is a mixture of humor, romance, hotness and love!
Jason Thorn is a Hollywood actor. He is famous, he is wealthy and he can have any woman he wants. His scandals always hit the first page.
Olive has known Jason since she was seven years old. He was her first love, the first boy she ever wanted, but she was just a little kid to him.
When Olive’s book becomes a bestseller, her fat
Anne OK
Dec 03, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 2015-reads
Just the right amount of "feel goods" along with a huge amount of hot encounters that are sure to scorch your eyeballs! Loved both Jason, the dimpled Hollywood heart throb and Olive, the NYT Best Selling author whose romance book is about to hit the big screen. And this is where she once again encounters her childhood crush and the boy she has never forgotten. Ever once in awhile you just need a book that is playful with a bit of hilarious thrown in and easy on the heart. This one will give you ...more
Ella Maise
Dec 03, 2015 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
To Love Jason Thorn - A steamy Romantic Comedy is now LIVE on Amazon !!!

Can you tell how excited and scared I am by the amount of exclamation points I'm using???!!!!!! :)

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