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Sky and Dillon became best friends bonded through struggle, heartbreak, and a promise to get away from it all.

Together they move to New York to pursue their passions. Dillon is a singer/songwriter looking for his big break while Sky wants nothing more than to become a top fashion designer.

Years later, they're still chasing their dreams. Their friendship has endured jealous
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Published April 11th 2017
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Christy
Apr 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2017-four-stars
4 stars!

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You’re the Only One is first and foremost a story of friendship. Dillon and Sky are the type of friends that are more like family. They love each other, but that love changes and grows as the story goes on. If you enjoy a good friends to lovers story, this is one you need to grab asap!

Dillon and Sky become neighbors when they’re kids. Their moms become best friends, and it works out to where they become best friends as well. They have each others backs through it all. No one is more i
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Pam
4.5 Love could be the end of us or the beginning of forever. stars



Ride or Die Best Friends, Dillon and Sky have been with each other since the beginning. Sky has been his biggest fan and supporter and nothing will stop her from seeing his name up in lights for all the world to see. Friend-zoned from the very beginning, they never let themselves see each other in any way. But damn anybody who would ever try and tear what they have apart. Isn't it funny how life works, some times you have to find
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Sabrina
Mar 28, 2017 marked it as to-read
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Beverly
Apr 04, 2017 rated it really liked it

I love E.M. Abel’s writing, it’s raw, addictive, and you can feel every emotion while reading. So I knew this friends-to-lovers story might be tough for me to read, because Em doesn’t play it safe. I knew the story would be realistic and at times hard to read.

Dillon and Sky have been best friends their entire lives, they have a bond and connection that most don’t understand. This hasn’t been a problem in the past because Sky isn’t looking for forever and Dillon is content focusing on his music.
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Kelli C ~ Jack Sawyer's Heart
Apr 07, 2017 rated it really liked it
4 Stars for the Best Friends!

You’re The Only One is EM Abel’s new standalone romance that brings about a sweet and sexy true friends to lover’s tale. Dillon and Sky’s journey into one another’s arms is the perfect read for those lovers of low angst, and feel good emotions of finding love just a heartbeat away.

Abel introduces two down to earth characters who both have has loss and found comfort and total support from one another from just an early age. Dillon and Sky are the epitome of best frien
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Paige
Mar 25, 2017 rated it really liked it
4 "Best Friends" Stars

You're the Only One is a friends to lovers romance standalone about two people who slowly realize that the perfect match has been right in front of them the whole time. Sky and Dillion's story had just a bit of angst, a unique secondary plot and so much sweetness.

Sky and Dillion moved to New York to not only try to make it big: Dillion in music and Sky in fashion, but to get away from their less than perfect childhoods. Always navigating everything together, it takes each
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London
Apr 11, 2017 marked it as hell-fucking-no
Hold up hold up hold up... open relationship? I could vomit.
E.M. Abel
Mar 02, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  (Review from the author)
Michelle
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review

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A friends to lovers romance that brings out all the feels!!! If there is a romance trope that I can never get tired of reading, it is most definitely the best friends to lovers. There is just something about knowing that two friends are united with a connection that ties them beyond friendship. A love so deep. A truth so real. And so, E.m. Abel brings forth a love story that showcases the ups, down, and vulnerable aspects of Sky and Dillon
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Laura- BookBistroBlog
Apr 05, 2017 rated it really liked it
You’re the Only One

E.M. Abel

4 Solid Stars

Lifelong friends Sky and Dillon now live in NYC chasing their dreams. Sky would love to be a top fashion designer and Dillon, the musician. This friends to lover’s story is one that takes us down many paths. How you can have many partners but until you realize what true love really feels like, you are just going through the motions of life.

Overcoming all the hurdles of growing up and trying to become what you have dreamed of, is the road we all take. But
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Mistress
Mar 28, 2017 rated it it was amazing
You’re the Only One was exceptional! This is E.M. Abel’s best work yet. I was pulled into this story from the beginning and devoured every word. I loved everything about this book. It had the perfect amount of angst, steam, swoon, and heart piercing emotions. The concept of friends to lovers is a common one, but this author did it right. This has to be one of the best books in this genre I’ve ever read. Dillon and Sky’s journey was a true pleasure to experience. I would highly recommend this b ...more
Vanessa
**FULL REVIEW**

I should've written this a while ago since I had the honor of beta reading this amazing story. A story that resonated with me on a level I'm not sure the author intended but no matter, we don't all read the same story within the pages of the same book.

"Find a woman that's too good for you, then become a better man for her." I stood there for a second taking in his words. I was a little shocked by their wisdom. "Damn, man. That's deep." He shrugged. "Yeah, someone posted it on Fac
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Shabby  -BookBistroBlog
Apr 06, 2017 rated it it was amazing
“Find a woman who’s too good for you and then become a better man for her.”
Musical notes floating throughout the story, and a ballad of love. That's what sky and Dillon have between them, since childhood. She believes in him, encourages him and is his biggest cheerleader. He's her "sound advice" , his quiet demeanor complimenting her effervescence.
They both go through a lot of struggles, troubles, choosing wrong people to love, get their hearts broken and share a drive to capture their dream in
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Tracy Reads
Apr 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
LOVE THE COVER!

if you don't like polyamory ( relationships with more than 1 person at the same time ) this book is not for you move on

what happens when you need someone only to realise they were always there... but then what if you chose someone else?

this story is fantastic I loved every minute of it Sky is a real easy going chick and I really loved her but if Natasha had of asked me to do what she asked sky I would have told her to take a hike Sky was wayyy too nice just putting that out the
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Pam
Mar 27, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This was an absolutely amazing stellar life long love story between Sky and her best friend Dillon. These two people have been best friends since before puberty. Their Mothers are best friends and have always been close.

But friends are all they are to each other. But all of the people around them see the real story. However it takes a few failed relationships before they see what has been right in front of them.

Dillon is an aspiring singer/songwriter while Sky is working to become a fashion de
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Sarah - Musings of the Modern Belle
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5 Perfect CROWNS

You know when a book is so good you find yourself picking it up to read it, even if it is only for a minute? You hope there is a line a the stop sign, so you can squeeze in one more page. You ignore any type of responsibilities because you need more. You're the Only One immersed me in the world and romance of Sky and Dillon, and it was perfection.

I absolutely adore Sky and Dillon and their story. Sky is such a fantastic heroine. Confident and inde
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We like it big book blog
Apr 01, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Melanie's Review

A friends to lovers’ story that in my opinion also happens to just be E.M. Abel’s best work yet. Though from the very beginning I could already see how this story would unfold, I was still anxious about how the author would deliver the story line. Let me tell you, E.M. Abel did not disappoint. The characters were strong, the plot line remained constant, and the writing so completely inviting.

What I’ve always admired about this author’s work is her ability to create such strong, i
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Sam Lewis
Apr 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This review of You're the Only One by E.M. Abel is for The Sweet Spot Sisterhood. It is a Rockstar Romance and I love Rockstar Romances. It is also a friends to lovers story as well. Give me a hot rockstar any day and that is what E.M. Abel does. This is the second book I have read by this author and it just reminded me of why I am a fan.

You're the Only One is the story of Sky and Dillon. They have been best friends since they were little. They support each others hopes and dreams. They moved t
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Kathleen R.
Apr 11, 2017 rated it really liked it
Title: You're The Only One
Author: E.M. Abel

4 unexpected stars



I can't believe i almost missed this book. E.M. Abel is a first time author for me and i don't think i could have been any more impressed than if someone had told me that i was a fool for overlooking this novel. The tale of friends to lovers isn't one that i'm a stranger to - in fact i've read many books with the same underlining theme, but what makes them special is how the author makes her characters come to life and the story th
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Jennie Wurtz
Mar 29, 2017 rated it it was amazing
*ARC Provided By Author In Exchange For Honest Review*

While this was not the first E.M. Abel book I've read, it definitely is my favorite. I absolutely ADORED this love story! I fell in love with Dillon and Sky from the moment I met them and could not wait to see how their love story developed over time. I could not put this book down and wanted nothing more to sit and read it in one sitting. In fact, when I did stop I found myself thinking about the characters, which for me is a true sign of a
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Jen
Apr 11, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Once again, E.M. Abel shows us that love isn’t picture perfect, pretty, and all tied up in a bow. It’s messy, complicated and raw. I absolutely fell in love with You’re The Only One. This is one of those books that just left a permanent smile on my lips hours after I read it. I’m a sucker for a good friends to lovers story and this is definitely a great one. Sky and Dillon have been friends for years having grown up next door to each other. They are closer to family than friends at this point. T ...more
Amy
Apr 02, 2017 rated it really liked it
You're The Only One
EM Abel
4 stars

This was nothing like I usually read and you know what it was refreshing and a pleasure to turn the pages. Dillion and Sky have been lifelong friends. Leaving together and pursuing their dreams they beat the usual heartache that comes with being friends and fighting falling in love.

I don't want to dibble too much into the story but I can tell you these two characters are beautifully written. There isn't drama or anything to make you say not this again. You know
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Shanda
Apr 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars

You’re the Only One is a sweet friend’s to lover’s romance. Skye and Dillon have been best friends since childhood. They support each other in all things. They moved to New York city together so that Dillon could pursue his music and Skye could pursue fashion. They have never even considered being anymore to each other than best friends. It’s not until Skye hooks up with an old flame and Dillon starts a relationship with someone they start to see each other differently. As their careers
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Natasha
I am a music lover and when I read books that uses music in it I am beyond excited. Music is therapy, it is sensual, and it brings love to others. This book has it all. Dillon Frazier is a musician with a dream to go big one day, his biggest cheerleader has always been in his corner since he started. Sky has always known that her best friend had it to be big, he just needed support. These two always knew what the other was thinking before they even said or acted on things. They were an old coupl ...more
Kelli Jean
Apr 13, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I love a story that's original, that makes me stop and think. This book gives me just that. I want to be able to see from another's POV and place myself in their situation, to wonder about how I would feel, react, and decide.

Sky and Dillon have a friendship that stands the test of time. As they grow older and mature, their feelings for each other do so as well, and I loved seeing how their relationship developed throughout some wild times and lackluster loves.

This story pushes the envelope in so
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Amazeballs Book Addicts
Apr 10, 2017 rated it really liked it
4 1/2 Stars!

You're the Only One is a good read. Sky and Dillon are life long friends. They grew up together and moved to New York together to pursue their dreams. They have been through a lot together. They are both down to earth and would definitely be character that I would like to be friends with. So, I thought they would be more than friends right of the bat but that's not the case. When we meet them they are both starting new relationships. I instantly didn't like Natasha. She's a model and
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Heidi R.
Mar 24, 2017 rated it it was amazing
This is the first book I've read by E M Abel, and I have to say...it rocked! Mild angst & sweet romance...along with steamy love scenes, make this a really good read.
Jennifer Guffey
You’re the Only One
By: E.M. Abel
4/5 stars

Sky and Dillon have been through thick and thin together, more thin, while growing up. While their childhood’s may have not been ideal, they had their mother’s and they had each other forming their own quasi-family.

They’re best friends, who have never thought about crossing the friendship line. They both are fighting and working for their dreams and searching for their fame. Sky is a fashion designer and has a great job, but she’s not creating her own des
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Anne Milne
Apr 09, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I love a good friends to lovers romance and this is another to add to the list.
Sky and Dillon have been friends for years and have been there for each other through all the difficult times and relationships they've had. It's not often that I liked both main characters equally but with this couple I couldn't pick who I liked more.
They both have ambitions and goals and are supportive of each other, Sky wants to be a fashion designer and Dillon is a musician both looking for their big break. They
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Sharon Moore
Apr 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
SO SO SO GOOD!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Sometimes I read a book and I want to scream from the roof tops that everyone who loves a good romance should read this.......like stop what you're doing and read this. Its got a traditional story-line with a unique spin and I freaking loved every second. First I'm a sucker for friends to lovers stories and this was filled with so much angst and anticipation I was literally bursting at the seems!!!!!!!!!!!! I was already a super E.M. Abel fan and this just confirmed t ...more
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E.M. Abel was born and raised a Marine Corps brat. She spent a large portion of her life moving and living in her mother’s home country, Japan. As a result, she gained independence and a unique perspective on the world. The youngest of three girls, E.M. Abel spent a lot of time alone in her room writing or sketching in her journals and dreaming up stories. Growing up, she wrote poems, short storie ...more