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A Wish for Us

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From the author who brought you A Thousand Boy Kisses comes the new emotional novel, A Wish For Us.
A story of music. A story of healing. A story of love conquering all.

Nineteen-year-old Cromwell Dean is the rising star of electronic dance music. Thousands of people adore him. But no one knows him. No one sees the color of his heart.

Until the girl in the purple dress. She s
Published June 11th 2018
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Alex ✰ Comets and Comments ✰
"I never dared hope for a love such as you"


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The Writing
I've read Tillie Cole before.
Maybe that's a wrong way to start.
I've read Tillie Cole's dark romance before.

I never read "A Thousand Boy Kisses" and right from the synopsis, and the reviews I could tell that this was going to be somewhere along those lines. So I knew I was in for sap and mush and lovey dovey romance. I was genuinely looking forward to it.

A Wish For
Jun 10, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: 2018-four-stars
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“The best music must be felt.”

Tillie Cole can write all kinds of books in all different genres, but my favorite of hers are the emotional ones. A Wish for Us is a book of healing and of growth. And it will give you ALL the FEELS.

Bonnie Farraday loves music. She lives for it. It inspires her, moves her, and she can’t get enough. Cromwell Dean’s life has been music for so long, but he’s lost the music and the love for it. His life has changed and he can’t find the spark that use
Patty ~ Wrapped Up In Reading Book Blog
*****FIVE++++++++++++ STARS*****
{ARC Generously Provided by Author}

Tillie Cole will always be one of my most favorite authors. I am in awe of her talent! A WISH FOR US is an emotional love story filled with so much beauty. I spent the latter half of the book with tears streaming down my face. Tillie’s writing is simply exquisite in this one. It was hard to pick a quote to post in my review because there were too many I loved and I was afraid that sharing any of them would possibly spoil the stor
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A WISH FOR US: Is a Full length, emotional New Adult novel by Author ‘Tillie Cole’ Spoken in ‘Dual Perspectives’ In this we meet Crowell Dean and Bonnie Farraday.

Cromwell Dean is a nineteen year old music prodigy, a musical genius who just one day stopped playing, and instead turned his hand at spinning beats, when Bonnie and Cromwell first met she accused his music of having no soul, she’d heard of
Esse só você entende.....<3

A wish for me, for you, for us.

I really love this author and I have read many of her books. The "Hades Hangmen" is one of my favorite series. This book is nothing like those books though. You see, one of the reasons I love her writing/books so much, is because she doesn't stick to just one type of genre. You never know what you are gonna get, but so far I have loved them all !!

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If there is one thing I would like to say about this book, it's that it has broken me... I advice everyone to read t
✰ Liz ✰
"Cromwell Dean reached my soul with his voice."

A Wish for Us is a stand-alone contemporary romance about love, loss, and music. Set in the deep south on a bustling college campus, two musicians find healing and love in each other.

"There's not a part that I regret."
Cromwell Dean is a gifted composer, musician, and DJ. After years of escaping the demons of his past, Cromwell is thrust into the dark and light colors of music once again. When he is partnered up with Bonnie Farraday, a flour
May 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 5-stars
★5 Stars! A Wish For Us... is well-written, emotional, detailed, outstanding and one the most creative, inspiring and stunning book about love, loss, healing and music!
“He brings music to my silent world, East. He plays music for me that says more to my heart than his words ever could.”


A symphony of hope
A symphony of love
A symphony of them.
A Wish For Us is a book that makes you feel like you want to burst with joy, sadness,creativity...and colors.
I feel so deeply within it almost hurts.
Wil Loves Books!
Jun 05, 2018 rated it it was amazing
All the “Violet-Blue” Stars! All of them!!!!

“He was my violet blue. My favorite-ever note.”

Ok, I think I’m calm enough to do this now. But bear with me because this is probably going to be a ramble-fest. I tend to do that when a book blows my mind, and this one completely did. I don’t normally do Tillie Cole, not sure if by choice or lack of opportunity, especially when it comes to advance copies since my co-bloggers are huge fans, but this is not an author normally on my radar. I do own a l
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog❤❤
4-4,5 stars

What a lovely, intense and emotional story!This is a little bit different from what I have read so far from Tillie Cole and I loved it from the start till the end.I had many feelings and the characters were enjoyable.


A Wish For Us took me by surprise in a good way, I didn't expect anything of what I found in the story and this make me enjoy it even more.Definitely a unique read!Get ready for Cromwell and Bonnie to take you in an emotional roller coaster.The romance was sweet and int
Jennifer Kyle
Jun 15, 2018 rated it really liked it
Beautifully written book yet a bit mushy. It still is a good read with colors, music, and soul.
May 13, 2018 rated it it was ok
Umm so yeah it wasn't safe. Well it was not THAT safe.

Safety and other stuff: (view spoiler)
Karlie (cozyreadsandtea)
I kindly received an ARC in exchange for an honest review.

3 stars

"I was happy numb. But for some reason Bonnie Farraday sparked life back into my dead soul.”

To start off I want to say that I LOVE Tillie Cole and her novels, she has written some of my favorite books ever.

I was super excited to start this one because it was a new adult college romance and was said to be super emotional. Don’t get me wrong, it was emotional but I didn’t bawl my eyes out. That being said, I don’t cry easil
Jun 15, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Genre: NA Contemporary Romance
Type: Standalone
POV: First Person - Dual

Cromwell Dean was a Brit up and coming DJ in Europe. But as his music brought people to life, it was slowly killing his soul. He decided to move to the US to study music but what's waiting for him could bring back demons from his past.

Bonnie Farraday lived and breathed music. The ambitious young woman was focused on her goals until Cromwell came into her life. However, he could possibly be the distraction she desperat
Dee Montoya
Five Vibrant Stars*****

Music, romance and tears, so many tears. A Wish For Us is like an epic song, performed live by an entire orchestra inside your heart. You will hear it, feel it, and almost taste it. A beautiful story that will consume all of your senses from beginning to end.

Cromwell Dean is currently the hottest DJ in the club scene. His shows are always sold out because he delivers an electrifying techno experience, full of amazing music and color. But the more people praise him, and th
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5 stars

Ok. Let's start by taking this out of the way that I know there are people with doubt / curiosity. Many people are "afraid" of this book, because the author said that it is at the same level of "A Thousand Boy Kisses". But the comparison is just to prepare you, so you keep the handkerchiefs close to you.

But the comparison stop there.

I am an easy crier and I cried the whole Poppy and Rune book  - much more than this new book - but A WISH FOR US makes a bigger impact. So,
Candace Tidwell
Aug 17, 2018 rated it it was amazing
This book shredded me. Half the time I was reading my nose was stinging and my eyes were watering up. Then of course I had the sniffles! It got so bad that my husband asked me if I was getting a cold. Why, do you ask? Well my friends, it's because I am not a crier! A Wish for Us had me crying so much that I felt like I was experiencing my second pregnancy again. Seriously?!
Tillie Cole is a exceptionally talented author. I have been a fan since she started. This book is beautiful and one of a kin
**** 4.5 Stars!!!!****

Another emotional read written by Tillie Cole! I pretty much know that when I pick up one of her books, they are going to leave some kind of imprint on my heart. This story definitely left a huge imprint on my ticker, and I won't ever forget Cromwell and Bonnie. I will admit though, that Cromwell was the one that won my utmost respect, love, and adoration! It is actually kind of funny I say that, because when I first started this book; I didn't care for him much at all! I f
Sophie "Beware Of The Reader"
Jun 11, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: bests-of-2018
Be warned that to keep this review spoiler free I won't speak about the plot much but rather about my reactions to the book and the characters.

Some back story first...

I requested this ARC before I even saw the cover and the blurb. Call it intuition but I hadn’t read Tillie Cole’s last books as she went too dark for my tastes but I just thought “This one will be lighter”.

Turns out when I read the blurb and saw the cover that yes, she had decided to leave “the dark side of the force” and go wi
Grecia Robles

This book is very emotional, it broke my heart. Tillie Cole writes dark stories or quite tragic romances.
This story is in the style of A Thousand Boy Kisses, so if you've already read it, you know what I'm talking about.

I still can not decide if I liked it or not, so when I write the review, maybe the score will change.
1-Click Addict Support Group
Jun 14, 2018 rated it it was amazing
Y'all this was such an emotional story that it knocked me off my feet! I didn't realize how emotional this this book was going to be and how many tears I would be shedding.

The first time these two met they didn't exactly hit it off but Bonnie had a reason to want to meet him. Cromwell was less than cheery having a nosy American scrutinize him but yet with Bonnie he saw colors he didn't often see. Cromwell had a unique gift with music and he had an opportunity to find out more about it, but the
Maria✦❋Steamy Reads Blog❋✦
Beautiful writing. I teared up quite a bit throughout the book. And learned something new. Always a plus :D
5 Violet Blue Stars!!

I think my heart is ready to review this...

Tillie- Tillie - Tillie cant you see... Sometimes your words just hypnotize me. I swear, I think she is a Wizard when it comes to words...

Its like she takes her time, sprinkling in all the feels...

A Wish For Us is something that will stick with you forever. I usually give a little preview of what the book is about but Im not doing that with this one. See, I've been needing to read this for a while but, I know how Mis
Jun 06, 2018 rated it it was ok
2 I was just expecting more stars

Since Tillie said no spoilers, this review is not going to contain any. But if you want my honest overview of this book then head on here: https://readingunderstreetlamps.wordp...

This book was a clusterfuck of cliches, that despite the flowery language I could not ignore. Even when it came from the hand/mouth/pen/mind one of my most favorite authors. The predictability in this book completely ruined it for me. This was not a new story- it was the same ole’ “he me
Jenny - TotallybookedBlog
Jun 10, 2018 rated it it was amazing

An Excerpt from A Wish For Us

“I believe that music should tell a story. I believe that in the notes and melodies there should be some kind of meaning. Music should take you on a journey, crafted by the creator’s heart. "

We’ve been looking forward to reading A Wish for Us, since we first heard about it. Well, to be honest, any upcoming Tillie Cole book is a cause for celebration for us. There’s a reason Tillie Cole is a ‘drop everything and read’ author for us. Her ability to weave a captiv
Lo Bookfrantic

This book was so good, I absolutely loved it. I might have cried some nasty ugly tears for what it seemed like an eternity but they were worth it. It hurts so damn good. All the feels, definitely adding to one of my favorite reads of the year. Told from dual point of view we see both sides sad, happy and devastating stories. Definitely recommend to readers looking for a very emotional book to read.

This was a BR with War!
Dec 26, 2018 rated it really liked it
Shelves: e-books
When I picked up this book, I knew it would ruin me. But, I couldn't resist at all...
I have read a few books by Tillie Cole and I love the fact that her stories are so different but all are way to emotional..
Jun 08, 2018 rated it it was amazing
**ARC provided in exchange for an honest review**


4.5 stars

"He may be the fastest-rising DJ in Europe, but what he was playing wasn't his passion. It wasn't his purpose. He couldn't fool me."

A Wish for Us was a very beautiful and inspirational story, but it was also a major tear-jerker. The cover is perfect for this book. I love Tillie Cole's writing and ability to tell a story. She always comes up with very original stories, that keeps you intrigued until the end. I have read all of her books ex
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I’ve been putting off writing this review for a few days now, mainly because I didn’t want to say anything that could possibly spoil the reading experience for anyone else. The blurb already tells the gist of this story but I was completely unprepared for the depth of emotion that is artfully weaved throughout this book.

I think that the memory of every book I read stays with me in some way. We all have very different and person
NiCoLeTa E. {Addicted To Books}
***4 "Violet Blue" stars***

...A wish for me, for you, for us...

Well, this book was pretty good actually, but it was so depressing!!!
Honestly, guys!!! I love emotional stories very much, (I'm from that kind of girls!!!) but damn me, this book was so emotionally overloaded!!!
You couldn't see the light at the end of the tunnel!!! And it was breaking my heart over and over again...

"I never dared hope for a love such as you"

Well, this was a romance story...
A story of music...
A story a
Sharon ∞❥ is an emotional book junkie ❥∞
3.5-4 ★'s

“She was my silver.”

I'm one of those readers that enjoys the "lighter" side of Tillie Cole and I enjoyed A Thousand Boy Kisses so this seemed like a win-win for me. Unfortunately, it didn't work out that way.

Then, the "thing" that I have an issue with begins and I knew it the minute the subject was hinted at. ~Sigh~ I was already in too deep to stop reading. I just had to cross my fingers and hope that this one would have a happier outcome.

Cromwell's a famous EDM DJ and since Bonnie'
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