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Time Changes Everything

(Time Changes Everything #1)

3.65  ·  Rating details ·  52 ratings  ·  18 reviews
Amanda Larson is dedicated to her job and doesn't want to make time for anything else. Until she runs into Jake Edwards. He used to be the cute boy next door; now he's a sexy, big shot lawyer.

Jake Edwards isn't interested in commitment. He's successful, sexy, and single--and that's how he likes it. When he reconnects with Amanda, Jake realizes he might have to rethink his
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Published August 3rd 2017 by Melinda Dozier (first published June 3rd 2013)
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Mar 24, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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*sigh* I love books like this. Short, sweet, and just what every romantic wishes for.

Amanda is all about work work work, but when Jake, her childhood crush, shows up what she thought she wanted quickly changes. Amanda has been in love with Jake since they were kids and has never forgotten their kiss underneath the trees after their homecoming dance. Problem is Jake took off and ran after their kiss and now that he is back begging to get into her bed she isn't so sure she can be a one night stand
Lauren at Live Read and Breathe Reviews
3.5 stars

When I read this I was looking for something light and this totally fit the bill. It was a friends to lovers story which is one of my favorite themes.

Amanda and Jake were best friends then one day the line was crossed.

After this they went there separate ways. Jake became a player where Amanda became focused on her career instead of love but fate had different plans. Then once again Jake and Amanda meet up but can they become more.

Because they had history together being together their
Chantel Rhondeau
Sep 18, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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I thought this book was great. Humorous in places, sweet in others. And some great heat too! A quick, fun read and a really cute couple.

Amanda thinks there is nothing more important than her big shot in the fashion industry and she is much too busy to be going out for her friend's birthday party. However, it is a long standing tradition and so she can't disappoint them. She never expected to run into her long-time crush, Jake, who used to live next door to her. To her surprise, her feelings
Oct 23, 2016 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I liked this book it was a good short read with great characters. Xx
May 07, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
First love can be so brutal, especially when its not reciprocated. Amanda and Jake grew up together and when they got older and he kissed her, then left, it broke her teenage heart. Now seven years later, it seems like Jake will be getting some of his own medicine. Amandas not ready to commit. She has entirely too much going on.

Jake finally finds the woman who is the ONE, only to find out hes known her all his life. Its his little squirt. When hes ready to try a relationship, shes wary. She
S.T. Bende
Oct 22, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Oh, Jake!

I feel like Ive been waiting forever to read this book. Its been on my goodreads TBR for months. I read the prequel, Boy Next Door, on Smashwords two weeks ago. And finally, FINALLY I get to meet grown-up Mandy and Jake.

And it was totally worth the wait.

Melinda Dozier has crafted two fabulous characters -- one a feisty, independent woman who takes charge of her life and follows her dreams. The other a sexy, successful attorney whose heartbreaking past leaves him with a major fear of
Aug 07, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
i have to say that i love this book. you have a woman Amanda that is determine to make it in the fashion world. she wants to be able to get her mother approval. so she works hard everyday at macy's and then she gets noticed to do a fashion show for denalo. one night Amanda is out with her two best girlfriends to celebrate one of there birthdays. in that same bar jake was there as well with his friend. never would jake the bachelor that he is would have thought that his present and past would ...more
Ana Blaze
Jan 18, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
I was lucky to get a sneak preview of this contemporary romance. :) Fans of 'friends to lovers' stories will enjoy this sweet and sexy romance. Jake is appropriately hot and Amanda is the kind of woman you'd like to meet for cocktails. You'll enjoy watching them both struggle with their fear of commitment and their mutual attraction...especially when they visit their families for Christmas. That was my favorite part. Amanda's niece had me chuckling out loud. Definitely a good choice to bring to ...more
May 20, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
I loved this story about Mandy and Jake. It's a sweet story with just the right amount of heat thrown in to spice things up. My only complaint was that it was too short. I want to know what happens next!
Aug 31, 2013 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Rating: 5 stars

The title of this book is absolutely spot-on perfect!! I adored reading Amanda (Mandy) and Jake's story. Their history of growing up together made the tension throughout the story electrifying as they explored new ventures. Mandy's priorities and fears got a bit annoying at times, yet I also understood her perspective. I found myself rooting for the score in this book and I'm left craving more of Mandy and Jake's story.
Brandy Dorsch
May 29, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Wow! This was a fabulous book and I am so glad that I got to know Mandy and Jake. I understand the pain of not wanting to be hurt in a relationship. Mandy and Jake both had their doubts but I liked that Jake realized how much her cared and wanted to be with her, even if it was out of his realm of experience.
I cant help but think there was more to the Dominic relationship and that he hurt Mandy in more ways than one. I loved this story and cant wait to read more from this great author
Jul 09, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Actual rating: 4.5 stars

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May 15, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
3.5 stars. Short and sweet, very enjoyable!
May 21, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Very cute love story!
May 13, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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**3.5 Stars

Cute romance between childhood friends. An enjoyable read from a new author.
Jun 20, 2013 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Time Changes Everything by Melinda Dozier Time Changes Everything by Melinda Dozier Was an entertaining book and by far and away the best part about it was the end. I LMAO! The characters were pretty well-developed and the storyline was entertaining, but I was having a difficult time with the dialogue. I kept rolling my eyes and getting irritated at what I felt were unreasonable responses to certain things. The prequel to this, The Boy Next Door had the same problem. It's why, though I liked both stories, and only gave them 3 stars.
Avon Bernabe

Phew phew! Bestfriends turning into lovers really is one of my favorite scenarios. The relationship Amanda and Jake had and has started confusing and complicated at first but the tension is really there. It will get the readers thinking when it is really known that you are in love. When everyone around you is sure that you are, then what would stop you?

Amanda and Jake both had their issues and being with them figuring it out by reading this book has been interesting. One is afraid to
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Reading romance has always been at the top of Melinda's favorite past times. You can always find a book in her hands no matter where she is. Melinda is Louisiana born, New Mexico raised, Guatemala adopted, and recently a newcomer to Houston, Texas. So, it's only natural that her stories take place all across the world. Melinda loves reading, reality TV, traveling, blogging, and playing Words with ...more

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