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Hate to Love You

3.96  ·  Rating details ·  17,771 ratings  ·  1,459 reviews
Rule #1: No hot guys.
It might sound ridiculous. I get it. It kind of is, but college was supposed to be my sanctuary. It was my place to start over. The rumors, the whispers, and the jealousy I endured through high school would all be gone.
No one would know me at college.

Rule #2: No drama.
I’d major in pre-law. I’d make a few loyal friends. Everything would be easy breezy.
Kindle Edition, 400 pages
Published August 26th 2017
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Lisa It is a standalone, so no cliff hangers, but it does not have an epilogue. Hope this helps you :)

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SueBee★bring me an alpha!★

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️! Hate to Love You (stand-alone). College romance with lust, secrets, gossip, lies, jealousy & danger as girl falls hate over love for star athlete!

“Shay Coleman tanked my dream of going pre-law.”

Hate to Love You (stand-alone) opens up to college freshman Kennedy Clarke, Kenz first political science class meeting and taking an instate dislike to her classmate, football star quarterback Shay Coleman. Kenz has plans and rules which do not allow for a cocky heartthro
Alex ✰ Comets and Comments ✰
"I dragged his mouth to mine. It didn’t need to be so far away."



Thus far, there are a total of 1462 five star GR ratings on this book. I can happily admit, that none of them are ever going to be me. Just like Kennedy Clarke, our main character - I'm not going to sugarcoat this, neither am I going to 'be nice'.


The College Experience
I am going to get the first order of business out of the way. This was the only aspect of the book I enjoyed. It gave us a wholistic portrayal
Karen Mc
Aug 26, 2017 rated it it was amazing

You know you've read a book that rocked your world when you don't want it to end. Tijan Meyer writes such raw and riveting stories that FEEL SO REAL, and I am always left wanting...NEEDING MORE. Hate to Love You is a HEADY HIGH, an edge-of-your-seat, emotionally-entwined, delicious drama-infused love story! This tale HITS DEEP with a few punches—touchy situations you may not see coming but ones that will TOUCH YOU and ones you will FEEL! Heartfelt and hypnotizing, Hate to Love You is a romance y
❥ KAT ❥ Kitty Kats Crazy About Books


HATE TO LOVE YOU: is a standone, college romance novel by Tijan. In this we meet
Kennedy Clarke, a feisty heroine who abide by three rules. And Shay Coleman
star football captain and quarterback

1: No hot guys
2: No drama
3: New year, new place, new me

Kennedy is starting over at Dulane University, a blank slate, she's reserved and guarded which is understandable given her history. She doesn’t want her past to repeat itself. Back in highschool girls used her for one sole purpose and t
2 Stars

Overall Opinion: I'm honestly surprised I made it through this one tbh. The h grated my nerves, and I wouldn't want to be around her because it seemed like she was on a hair trigger to jump to some psycho or bit€hy behavior! Other than the sex I don't understand why they "loved" each other, and I never connected with the H. I keep on getting sucked in to this author's books because she has good ideas, and her blurbs are always interesting -- but sadly they never seem to work for me. I mi
TJ *Book Twins Reviews*

Books like this are why I love to read! Hate To Love You tackles some pretty tough issues, yet remains sexy and entertaining! It's sheer New Adult brilliance! The storyline is phenomenal and expertly written. This is my new favorite from Tijan.

It's rare that I feel anything for a heroine before the hero. Typically, it's all about the man. I'm shallow, but that's okay. However, Kennedy (the heroine) is so much like me, that I couldn't help but notice her immediately. Narcissistic, right
Aug 17, 2017 rated it really liked it
Don't do what I did!!! 

I started this book when I knew very well that I couldn't finish it in one sitting and regretted it immediately. I LOVED this book!!! I was pulled in from the very first page, and had trouble putting it down. 

Tijan's books are usually always high on my priority list, but her college books eclipse even that standing. There is NOTHING I love more than her take on college life. I adore it, especially if she matches up a feisty and snarky heroine with a über-popular jock. I lo

Title: Hate to Love You
Series: Standalone
Author: Tijan
Release date: August 28, 2017
Cliffhanger: No
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Hate to Love You was my first read by Tijan, and while I would be willing to give another one a shot, I think this one just wasn't the best choice for me. My main grievance was the heroine. I tried to like her, I really did. But I struggled with her for pretty much the entire book. Her actions were so over the top and aggressive and she rubbed me the wrong way f
4.75 "I don't even know why I hated you" stars

Kennedy Clarke had a plan. Stay away from everyone, stay focus and steer clear from the drama, from the false pretenses from false friends. In order to do that, she hides the fact her "popular celebrity" of a brother is attending the same college, she acts as a loner, she's harsh and sarcastic and she never lets anyone in. And because of the heart-breaking experience in high school, she's more than adamant to follow through the set of three rules:

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I haven't read much from Tijan but so far I haven't had a bad experience with her books. I enjoy her writing style and it never fails to grab my attention, no matter the subject she's writing about. In Hate to Love You we're introduced to two college students, Shay and Kennedy. Kenz doesn't want to be attracted to Shay but the more they come in contact the more he starts to wear her down.

Shay and Kenz had a really intriguing relationship that I thought was fun to
Sophia Triad
Aug 30, 2017 rated it really liked it
Not falling in love. No drama. New improved me.

I used to have similar rules to the ones Kennedy in this book has set, when I started university.
Many many years ago.

Well, rules are made to be broken :)

This is a book
1. ...where hate turns to love - although there is not a reason for hating in the first place.

We hate each other. Fine. But not right now... I don't hate you right now at all.
2. ...about college kids full of hormones.
Don't mistake a few heavy moans for a newfound liking of you
Jul 22, 2017 rated it it was ok
Shelves: young-adult, ku
** 2 Stars **

I think me and Tijan are done for good.
I’ve read 10 of her books. I use to love her! However, since Carter Reed, every book I start I can’t seem to finish. I’m not even marking them here.
For some reason, I thought this one would be good but it’s a story I’ve read over and over again.
A girl who doesn’t want to mesh with the others.
Bitchs who completely ignore or mistreat her.
Boys all over her.
Bitchs who then start to notice her when they see who she is with.
Don't take me wrong, if
Aug 30, 2017 rated it did not like it
Shelves: dnf
Yeah this is gonna be a no for me. Immature main character who hates the guy before he even speaks one word to her just because he's good looking. She also acts like she doesn't know her brother because apparently then guys wouldn't want to talk to her??? I don't know. If you want to write characters with this level of maturity, please don't try to pass them off as adults. ...more
Sep 05, 2017 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
So.... I have decided that I am taking a break from chicks with a "chip on their shoulder". Man, does that get old!!!

Kennedy Clark is a smart mouth college freshman that had a bad experience in high school. She has decided that college was going to be different. She will keep to herself and talk to no one and I do mean no one. She only has like one friend because she prefers it that way.

Shay Coleman is the star quarterback. He's sexy and cocky and has thing for little miss bad attitude. Not sur
Oct 08, 2017 rated it did not like it
OK. So this was so bad.

Like I don't even think it warrants even a one star rating because this is quite possibly the worst book I've ever read and I'm pretty proud of myself for possessing the stubborn dedication to have finished reading this. That takes a lot of willpower. I deserve all the free books in the world for having gone though this shit fest.

I tend to give low ratings to books that are either super-boring-to-me or 99-problems(atic). This book not only bulls-eyed on both, but also wo
Jacqueline's Reads
Sep 04, 2017 rated it really liked it
Shelves: college, 4-star-books, ku
YES! 4.5 Stars

Hate to Love You is what I’m talking about! Remember the Fallen Crest series? Remember the angst, the banter and the witty dialogue? Yes, it’s back and it’s called Hate to Love You. This is the Tijan kind of book I’m talking about. Don’t get me wrong, I love her mafia / dark books, but I really enjoyed this one.

I love the premise of this one and although I’m not fond of an overly guarded Heroine, Tijan writes the perfect balance of tension and steam to keep me entertained and happy
Angie - Angie's Dreamy Reads
Aug 21, 2017 rated it really liked it
4.5 stars!!! Wow! l loved it. And actually the more I think about it, the more I wanna give this book 5 stars. It was just all out fantastic. Super addicting. I really hope we get books for other characters we meet in Hate to Love You.
I'm always irrationally optimistic about Tijan books. I dunno why. Whenever I see one, I always think it might be good and will want to read it.

It's weird, cuz I've only ever read one of her books before - Fallen Crest High and I rated that 2 stars. Despite that low rating though, I have overall positive memories of it - I remember it being super entertaining. Ridiculous story, but entertaining ;)

But this book? There's not even a story. None.


There's nothing to review here for me. DNF at a
Amy J RAREtte4Life
Gah! This book had such promise. The title, the blurb, the cover, the author but it just fell short. I kept waiting for the connection to the story and or characters to happen but it just never did.

The writing was confusing at times, mostly toward the beginning. The transition into dialogue and who was speaking and or the point of the thought/conversation were muddled. All things I could overlook with a great story. The characters were going through the motions , but to what? What was the po
Sep 06, 2017 rated it did not like it
Nope. Can't do it. It's a good idea but... The heroine is ruining every single page.

DNF @ 15%
ARC provided by author in exchange for an honest review


I have heard many great things of Tijan and yet haven’t read any of her books till now. With so many of her readers praising her books, I knew that I had to give one of her books a shot.

Hate to Love You is a light, playful college enemies to lovers kinds of romance that kept me entertained. The jock and the girl that doesn’t want anything to do with him. Yeah, you can say this storyline sounds very familiar but Tijan does add her own flair t
Anna lost in stories *A*
I am on a roll today apparently of writing reviews for books I DNFed and / or didn’t like, so let’s tackle another one, shall we? :) I did not have big expectations going into this one.. I’ve read some mixed reviews about it before I even started it, so I thought I was prepared… as it turns out, nope, I was not prepared at all… I finally gave up at 44% because of sooooo many reasons… I listened to the audiobook, and the phenomenal narrator is probably the main reason why I stayed with this story ...more
4.5 stars

Tijan is the one of my favorite NA authors. I am not always a fan of angst but Tijan always does it well. Hate to Love You had the perfect level of not too much and just enough. She also is great at writing unforgettable characters that you can't help but love. Shay and Kennedy are awesome. Kennedy is sarcastic, funny and such a strong heroine. Shay is protective, sexy and sometimes even a little sweet. The banter between them had me smiling. They have the best chemistry. Highly recomme
41% I'm out. I can't stand Kennedy, at all. I don't get the hate part in the non-relationship, I get she hates everyone and their brother but that's got nothing to do with Shay!?! I wish he would walk away and keep on walking instead of fighting for this whack job. 😱

It's not going to get any better so I'm giving up before I throw my Kindle. 😤
Aug 19, 2017 rated it it was ok
I DIDN'T finish it!!!

Sorry, I'm not sorry...

I was bored, bored, so damn bored!

Not my cup of tea obviously!

There were a lot of things bothering me and I don't know where to start!

So I won't....

It's your choice it you want to give it a try!

The only thing I love about this book is the hot cover!
Wendys Wycked Words
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I have been binge reading the "Fallen Crest"  series and when I was done....I didn't want it to be done ;). So I figured, why stop here, why not continue on my "Tijan" streak :P

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Now I have to say... I really enjoyed reading "Hate to love you", but I am gonna be honest here and also say that, even though Kennedy and Shay were great, they were no Sam and Mason.

This is probably because Sam and Mason have like 7 books centered around them, so I got to know them really well and I came to see them as f
Claire Scott
Sep 06, 2017 rated it really liked it
3.5 stars.

I'm really torn about this book. On one hand, I loved the beginning and I thought that Shay and Kennedy were amazing. But maybe a third of the way through, I just lost interest. I nearly stopped reading it altogether. And then, suddenly, it picked up again.

I also never figured out why Kennedy's brothers were such a big deal. Why did everyone seem to know them? Were they famous? Did they have a certain reputation? I have no idea. Kennedy didn't want anyone to know that she was related
Sophie "Beware Of The Reader"
A quick review for once :-)

When I buy a Tijan book, I do it because:

-I want high school or college romance -> got it here;

-I want female characters that have been hurt one way or another in the past and used to or wanting to "stay on the outskirts" as opposed to "be in the light" -> Kennedy has been hurt the past year. She's been used for her brother's fame and does not want to get noticed anymore;

-I want some plot and conspiracy in the background. Usually a "rival" jealous of the heroine or wan
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“That isn’t playing fair.” His grin widened. His lips met mine, and he whispered against them, “I don’t play fair. Ever. You should know that about me.”

4 stars

HATE TO LOVE YOU is another delightful book by Tijan. A story that is about college students, Shay and Kennedy, with the ingredients I like: all that drama, the parties, the "I hate you, but I actually love you". The book has a good romance with a bit of drama and a deeper theme in the background.

Shay is a sweetheart. I
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