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We Own Tonight

(Second Time Around #1)

4.09  ·  Rating details ·  11,491 ratings  ·  1,394 reviews
From New York Times Bestseller, Corinne Michaels, comes a sexy new STANDALONE romance novel.

I’m not a one-night stand kind of woman. I’m especially not the woman who has a few drinks at a concert and ends up in bed with my childhood celebrity crush, Eli Walsh.

However, that’s exactly where I find myself.

What’s a girl to do after a drunken mistake? Run. I grab my clothes
ebook, 340 pages
Published September 7th 2017 (first published September 5th 2017)
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Hannah the weirdest thing is, for some reason, i also thought this was a m/m romance. idk why lol maybe the cover?

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Mar 22, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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5 stars!

“Let go for one night.”

Corinne always writes the best emotional books. She’s one of the authors I turn to when I want an ugly cry. We Own Tonight is a bit different than her other books in that respect. It’s emotional at times, but it’s much lighter in a lot of ways as well. It’s safe to say that Corinne can do more than just emotional. This book made me laugh, made me smile, and yes- made me tear up once or twice. It was a fantastic read!

As teenagers, we all had that one boy band
Maria✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦

➦After reading numerous books by this author I quickly became a fan of her angsty but at the same time uplifting stories. Looking at the cover and the blurb of this particular book I was expecting something lighthearted and, being a big fan of romance reads with celebrity heroes, I decided to get my grabby paws on this book asap.

➦If you are fond of famous hero falling for a regular girl tropes then you might very well enjoy this book. The heroine is a cop and she's not into one night stands. Unt
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog

"I'm not pushing you away I'm just living in reality."
"The only reality is the one we make."

Omg this book was so good, I devour it.I fell in love with the story from the beginning and the characters were so well developed.The plot was brilliant, it's not like most typical rock star romance,this one is so much more.It's a little bit heavy but also at the same time funny,sexy and sweet.

"We're not perfect, baby. We're just perfect together."

Eli and Heather have become one of my
Corinne Michaels
Aug 22, 2017 added it  ·  (Review from the author)
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Sep 07, 2017 rated it did not like it
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Aug 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing
I think every girl has wanted a night like Heather had in We Own Tonight, especially when you were younger. I was a HUGE N’Sync fan, HUGE! I loved Justin Timberlake and who are we kidding I still do! So tonight when I was reading this all I could think about was when I saw N’Sync in concert when I was 15 and swore he sang directly to me! Then I thought holy cow what if I got a chance to see them again now, what if he pulled me out of the crowd, OMG! OMG!! Legit that would be AWESOME!

Okay, so let
Sep 07, 2017 rated it it was amazing
Fans of Corinne Michaels are in for a treat with We Own Tonight! A sweet, humorous and emotional romance that anyone who has ever crushed hard is bound to feel deep in their bones.

We Own Tonight begins as four best friends venture to a concert to see Three Blocks Down, a band from their teen years. Heather never imagined that singing and shaking her thang at a concert would capture Eli’s attention, but it does. After her sexy romp and a panicked escape, Heather finds herself the object of Eli’s
Deanna❤Pink Lady❤️
Sep 10, 2017 rated it it was amazing
5 "Once In A Lifetime" Stars

WOW.....I ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️ this book. It was such a beautiful story and was told perfectly. From the very beginning to the very end, the characters embedded themselves into my heart. This book was Full of Feels....from laughter to tears, from fear to hope, and from pain to love, the feels were all over the place.

Boy Band, Girls Who Love Them......Fast Forward 20 years......Boy Band Reunion Concert, Girls who Love Them Still.......But.......Things Are About to Change.....In
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review


We Own Tonight was sweet perfection!!!! This book was laughter, romance, and emotions packed up into one stunning and beautifully well-written love story. I honestly don't want to spoil anything for the readers because this book was a true gem. Corinne had me devouring this book in one sitting as every woman out there can relate to Heather.. Yeah, it made me think of my New Kids On the Block obsession!!! So you can say, Corinne definitely br
 ✘Paulette & Her  Sexy Alphas ❤️
Title: ➳We Own Tonight

Author: ➳Corinne Michaels

➳Heather Covey: she has a great job that keeps her fulfilled. Being a female police officer isn’t easy, but she loves it. Her only drawback is love life, or should we say lack of love life.

➳Heather is divorced & has been for the last five years, plus she not one-night stand kind of woman

➳Her 3 BFF take her out for the night to see her favorite boyband- (Three Blocks Down) from her teenage crush… Heather always loved all three brothers voices, but h
Jx PinkLady Reviews ♡ bookwormthoughts

I read the dedication in this book and thought, 'YES! This story is going to be just my cup of tea,' and I was absolutely right. The crux of the narrative is middle aged female protagonist somehow attracts the attention of her teenage heartthrob. Total fairy-tale romance; complete and utter escapism involving my very own teenage fantasy. I loved every minute, swooned my way through pages that are brimming with so much fun, very sexy times, serious issues and a dusting of perfect, beautiful emoti
Aestas Book Blog
Oct 15, 2017 rated it really liked it

Over the last few years, I've fallen in love with many of Corinne Michaels' books. She has an addictive writing style and writes sexy romances that always have deep feels! They're wonderfully balanced reads and I always look forward to her new releases. So when this book came out, of course I couldn't wait to read it and, unsurprisingly, I loved it!!

The heroine of this story lives a life filled with responsability. As both a police officer and caregiver to her ill sister who she'd raised, she fr
Dilek VT
4,5 stars

I liked this book very much. Although the heroine is 38 and the hero is 42 years old, this is a fairy tale, "a teenage dream becoming real 20 years later" 😊

Heather is a cop who got divorced 5 years ago. Eli is a musician who was an idol of teenagers when he was in a boy band called Four Blocks Down and although the band still makes music sometimes and goes on tours, he is now basically an actor.

Eli was also the teenage crush of our heroine Heather and today, she still watches his seri
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
4 ★'s

"My once in a lifetime..."

This is a great story line about a girl's teen crush actually coming to fruition! Eli was the star in all of Heather's dreams so naturally, she's seen his band in action a few times. Her and her friends go see them again even though they are all in their thirties!

This time it's a little different...Eli "sees" her and has her brought up on stage so he can sing to her. Heather's blown away to say the least and with a little convincing from her best friend, she gives
Geri Reads
Sep 02, 2017 rated it it was ok
I've loved Corinne Michaels' books in the past. I loved how she writes angst and her books about family and friendships has always been winners for me.

Unfortunately, We Own Tonight missed the mark for me. I tried to like it since it had all the right ingredients to be the kind of story that tugs at your heart and makes you ugly cry but it didn't work for me at all. I didn't feel anything for the characters, which always spells trouble.

I'll try to fully explain everything in my upcoming review.
Aug 14, 2017 rated it it was amazing
“It’s reckless to be with a man that will never stay, but I don’t have the energy to care. Right now, he’s here. Right now, he’s real. Right now, he’s kissing me. And for right now, that’s enough.”

“We can’t worry about tomorrow, we can only own tonight. And tonight, I’m going to make sure you never forget how good we are.”

“My life has always been a series of misfortunes, but I’ve never allowed it to define me. I may feel like I don’t have a say in how things go, but I can decide how I want to de
Beatrice Masaluñga
As soon as I finished One Last Time, I started this one because it's about one of Kristin McGee's best friend Heather Covey and actor / singer Eli Walsh. I like their story. It was romantic and slightly emotional. I didn't shed a tear but there's one part that made me sad.

Heather Covey is a policewoman and divorced from her lieutenant ex-husband. Among her best friends Kristin, Nicole and Danielle, she's the most serious and barely hangs out for fun. She's busy with her career and takes care of
What a book.

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Luvd this so much. I 've never read this author before. I had heard loads of brilliant things about her so I had to give her a go. I m really not disappointed at all . I just luvd everything about this book. The writing and story was just perfect I couldn't get enough of this book. The characters were amazing. Eli was just he's sexy caring and just great. I did like that he was a lil older it made a change from having a young stud. Even though he could give any young guy a run fo
Sep 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: famous-hollywood
It's for those who were once in love with the big star from Hollywood and what would happen if their dreams come true.

I really liked the beginning, it was fun and quickly pulled me into story. Then I have ups and downs with this book, but still 4 stars because I liked it, just not loved it. It really has everything, it's funny, sexy, romantic and heartbreaking, so I can not really pinpoint why I'm not in love. Maybe it was that none of the topics was so well developed that I could feel and live
NiCoLeTa E. {Addicted To Books}
***3,5 "My once in a lifetime girl!!!" stars***

“We can’t worry about tomorrow, we can only own tonight. And tonight, I’m going to make sure you never forget how good we are. When you want to run away, I want this to be what you remember.”

It could have been you!!!! All of you!!!!
Really, guys!!!! Does not every single one of you had, when you were young, a secret or not infatuation with a music star??? Yep, I think everyone had some crazy feelings for someone famous whom didn't really now
TJ *Book Twins Reviews*
I love Eli so so much!!! Just when I thought I had a favorite guy all picked out, in waltzes Ellington and blows that theory up. Gah!! This was perfect. I legit wish I could kick my ass for not reading this sooner. I read the last two books in this series of standalones and knew I needed to have them all.

What I loved:
It’s a childhood fantasy come true. Heather loved him as fan her entire life, so a chance meeting at a concert blew her away. And Oh My Gah!!! I loved it.
The main characters are f
Jo - •.★Reading Is My Bliss★.•
Cast your mind back to your teenage years when you had posters of your favourite boyband on your bedroom walls. I always had a favourite member of the band who I put on a pedastal and day dreamed about marrying. I felt connected to their music and felt like I knew them. And all this was before the internet changed the whole celebrity scene.

Heather was one of those girls in her early teens, in love with the band Four Doors Down and in particular the lead singer Eli Walsh. Many years later she is
We Own Tonight was a great read. I expected more but overall I enjoyed it. Heather and Eli’s connection was too insta for me and the primary reason why I didn’t felt their connection. Also the little twist towards the end was unnecessary.
Heather’s friendship with her close friends Nicole, Kristin and Danielle was the highlight for me along with Eli and his relationship with brother Randy and his kids.
That’s also why I’m going to read the other books in the series because the love and support fro
Kara Hildebrand (Two Book Pushers)
We Own Tonight is the newest addition to the fabulous Corinne Michaels' book library. It's a standalone romance that solidifies that Corinne lives off the tears of her readers. I know before I even open the book that I will cry. Usually more than once or twice. With We Own Tonight, I cried three times before I hit the halfway mark! Now, they are not all sad tears. There are tears of happiness, tears of joy and tears of laughter, too. Corinne always delivers the goods. She's one of those authors ...more
“We can’t worry about tomorrow, we can only own tonight. And tonight, I’m going to make sure you never forget how good we are.”

This book. This. Freaking. Book! I don't even know how I have my heart beating inside my chest anymore after reading this. Eli Walsh (aka God's Gift to Women) is LIFE. He's just... EVERYTHING. Actually, both Eli and Heather stole heart and owned my soul. I couldn't even count the times this book managed to make my stomach hurt from laughing or tear my heart out from
Fierce Heroine
Aug 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing
"We can’t worry about tomorrow, we can only own tonight. And tonight, I’m going to make sure you never forget how good we are. When you want to run away, I want this to be what you remember.” ❤️

4.5 stars!

I was kindly provided with an eARC from the author in exchange for an honest review.

Corinne is one of my favorite authors and for a reason. Her books have the whole package. They are sexy, swoony, they wreck you to your core-cause she just have to make you cry, khm 😏...and I love that because
Sep 06, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
4 Stars

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*I received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.*

It has been a long while since I have read a book by Corinne Michaels. I was beyond excited to dive into this story, because who doesn't want to read about an average woman falling in love with a singer and vice versa?

I'm pretty sure that every one of us used to be in love with a celebrity in our teens. Heck, I'm pretty certain that we, even as very responsible grown-ups (HA!), are st
I really tried to get into this book, but I just couldn't. I tried for days, picking it up and putting it back down again and I've come to the decision that this story just isn't for me. I don't like any of the characters and I don't care about their story. All I knew going into this book is that it follows a celebrity: Eli Walsh, and that's enough to intrigue me right away: I love books that follow actors. Come to find out, he's not so much an actor really, but he's the lead singer in this boy ...more
Karen Mc
Sep 05, 2017 rated it it was amazing

When I read a romance by Corinne Michaels, I can never write a review right away. I have to allow time to process the feels that I hope flow into words. I have to let the wondrous words of this writer sink in—saturating me—as I ponder the book that blew me away. Always.

Oh We Own Tonight! I began this love story smiling in amusement and ended it smiling in swoon with all the tears in between, as We Own Tonight ROCKED MY WORLD! We Own Tonight is a roller coaster of a romance that twists, turns, a
Mar 15, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Where do I even begin? We Own Tonight is the book I didn't know I needed in my life. We've got Eli Walsh, musician and actor, who is instantly drawn to Heather when their eyes connect at his concert. We've all been there, swooning over our favorite boy band singer. It's awesome how Corinne spins it though, because our hero and heroine are older. They meet later in life, and their romance is one for the ages!

"I was on my way to see someone. But it turns out she came to me."

Heather is a Tampa pol
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Corinne Michaels is a New York Times, USA Today, and Wall Street Journal bestselling author of romance novels. Her stories are chock full of emotion, humor, and unrelenting love, and she enjoys putting her characters through intense heartbreak before finding a way to heal them through their struggles.

Corinne is a former Navy wife and happily married to the man of her dreams. She began her writing

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