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(Left Turn #1)

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Connor Clash was everything I wasn't.
He taught me how to live.
I didn't mean for things to go the way they did.
But Connor was beautiful, and I was lonely.
Falling in love wasn't part of the plan.
He betrayed me, and I was scarred.
Before I got the job, I didn't know who he was.
Now I saw him every night in my dreams.
We were two people, worlds apart, holding each other at ar
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***5 STARS***

"Imaging having a person love you so much that they'd risk everything to be with you. I have that. That makes me the luckiest fucker in the world."

I finished this book after binge reading it in four hours and I am reminded again of why I love romance novels. Real life and love is not a Disney movie. Prince Charming does not ride up on his white steed, save the princess and they live happily every after. In the real world sh*t happens. There are obstacles that must be overcome in eve
Isabella. R
5 Fight for the One you Love Stars ⭐

That girl is a firecracker. One day, the world is gonna know it, and wonder how in the hell they never saw it the first time round.

Emmy has led a sheltered yet blissfully happy life with her Nanna. The epitome of goodness, it’s no surprise she has spent the last 3 years trying to care for the person that raised her. Now forced to put Nanna in a care facility, she is in desperate need of a job and income. And it’s this reason that sees her gatecrashing a job in
ren ♡ [hiatus]
She was in love with me.
And I pretended not to know.
I didn’t deserve her love. I was an asshole. she was too pure, too innocent, and I would somehow destroy that part of her.
That didn’t mean I didn’t want her.

Emily Aldrich is an innocent sweetheart who suddenly finds herself unable to care for nanna. Due to the financial constraints of finding a care facility, she unexpectedly falls into the role of becoming the Private Assistant of a world-renowned rock band called Left Turn. Along
Julia ✿
ꜰᴏᴜʀ ꜱᴛᴀʀꜱ ✧
❝Is there…❞ My voice wavered nervously. ❝Is there something you need from me?❞
Connor’s brows lowered and he made a thoughtful noise low in his throat. ❝I’m not sure yet.❞

sᴏɴɢ ʀᴇᴄ ♫ - Somebody to Love (QUEEN)

-ˏˋ ɪɴᴛʀᴏ ~ ᴍʏ ꜰɪʀꜱᴛ ᴛʜᴏᴜɢʜᴛꜱ ˎˊ-
Two ★ Things
First, Emily "Emmy" Aldrich achieved #SaintStatus multiple times throughout Clash. How she never b-slapped Connor is beyond me. Honestly, I wish I had half the patience she possessed because, mmmmm 😒 fists would've been f
❥ KAT ❥ Kitty Kats Crazy About Books
One look at the cover *rushes off to hunt down*coughs* stalk the author!!
Wendys Wycked Words
I am pretty tired from reading non stop in the last couple of days so this is gonna be a quicky.

I love this author.. some of her books are my most frequent rereads. So after a long long wait I jumped for joy when this one was out.

It started out awesome and I couldn't put it down. However... Halfway through the hero makes a pretty fucked up decision and after that.. things kind of slowed down. I didn't feel the same excitement I did when reading the second half. I even skimmed some bits..

'Connor Clash was an enigma. He could be the rudest person you had ever met, but he could also be sweeter than pie. It was all rather confusing and one fateful day on the bus, eight days into the tour, I found the courage to ask him a loaded question.
“Why are you the way you are?”'

Twenty-four-year-old Emily Aldrich was a sweet and naive on so many levels. She may be insecure but she is brave and caring. Her Nana has been her world since her mum died now she has dementia and Emily is ready to tak
Jennifer Kyle
Nov 24, 2020 rated it it was amazing
4.5 -5 Stars

A very well done read!! ⭐️
Ilaria reads too much :)
I am a glutton for well written enemy to lovers wallflower and bad boy trope
This one was outstanding
Connor Clash is an asshole unbearable childish stupid idiot coward child and then he becomes Mr Darcy
Emmy Aldrich goes from Pollyanna to Harley Quinn
One of the best books I have read in the last 1 and a half year
Not for all contains severe psychological abuse
She fights back like a queen
Keri Loves Books

This rockstar romance is more than just sexy! It’s a story of self-discovery, pain and loss. But also unconditional love. A book I could not put down and cannot wait for more!

The author gave us characters that were layered and tortured by the harshness of life. This isn’t just the story of a rockstar falling down the rabbit hole. It’s his story of taking control of his life, winning back the woman who owns him heart and soul, and finding true happiness. It’s also about

Belle Aurora is one of my favorite authors. RAW was my first Dark Romance novel, and I fell in love with her writing when I read that book. She continued to publish great books with amazing characters. So I was pretty excited when Belle announced Clash' release date. I was counting down the days and I couldn't wait to one-click it. However, my expectations for this book weren't fully met. I was hooked to the story in the beginning, I even got emotional just a few pages in. I would've loved this
I liked both the leads, more so the h, I'm not a big fan of H though, he makes a shitty rap that includes h in it and how wet and greedy she is and yuk... Later on I thought there would be atleast be hard core groveling. But no, the author inserted a scene where H gets addicted to drugs and h had to take him to rehab.

Instead of getting better, h changes her whole life, gone was her nanna, she just changed! Hair, attitude, looks, everything. I didn't like one bit of her after the change and from
✰ Bianca ✰ BJ's Book Blog ✰

Well. I was a bit scared to start this because so many people said negative things about it. But I soo wanted to read it. Because: ROCK STAR ROMANCE! My favorite. And I loved it. The first half was this amazingly adorable, funny, heartbreaking, tour-bus-rock-star-ish story. And then there's a bit of a weird turn, but I didn't stop reading. It got better again. It was just adorable in the end. Yes, we have some very sad and hard moments, but it was still a very beautiful rock star romance and I l
Laur Laur
Jan 06, 2021 rated it it was ok
Gah, what happened? Loved the concept of a shy, sheltered girl getting a job with a rock band and, of course, falling in love. But this just took it to the extreme! Emily wasn't just shy and sheltered, she was ignorant of the world to the point where she could have been brought up in a convent or time travelled from the 1950's. I get she was too poor to have internet or a smart phone, but still...

Her base cultural references were Paul Anka and I Love Lucy. This started out pretty good, when she
benevolent bastard
Miss Aurora gives the ugly duckling a whole new meaning.
Emmy I love you and your “indecent curves”.

Perhaps I should start in the beginning, we get a glimpse of Emmy’s life and how her grandmother first started developing signs for dementia. She’s such a selfless caring person and all the insecurities she had never weighed her down.

Finally strapped for cash she does the unthinkable and earns herself a job as an assistant to the Left Turn as they go on tour for three months.

I’ve fallen in love
Pavlina Read more sleep less blog
I'm waiting for this omg <3 ...more
Beatrice Masaluñga
Nov 06, 2020 marked it as to-read
Selling my soul on November 18th omfg
Jan 28, 2021 rated it really liked it
This book went from a three-stars to two-stars and ended on four-stars.

Belle Aurora is one of my favorite authors, so I had to pick this one.
I loved the beginning. The characters are very well crafted.

Then, the hero does something awful (I'll not spoil anything but he then has to crawl his way back to the heroine - and I get how many readers would like this - a good groveling. But it was a turn off for me) The only reason I kept on reading was because this is Belle Aurora.

And then, I was threadi
K.D. Robichaux
Jan 31, 2019 rated it it was amazing
This is Belle’s best book yet! I can’t even describe how amazing it is! Just... freaking read it!
Nov 25, 2020 rated it liked it


I have such mixed feelings about this one. There are parts I loved. In fact, I LOVED EVERY SINGLE BAND MEMBER. Every single one. In fact, I hope she makes it a series. I want each potential couple to have their HEA.

I also really enjoyed Clash and Emmy as a couple. I enjoyed the slow burn. I loved seeing them evolve into friends and seeing them fall in love with each other, although I expected Clash to be meaner or to have a more enemies to lovers vibe. They didn’t. He
Maisha Farzana
Nov 26, 2020 rated it did not like it
I didn't even finish the is sooo useless book that I had to stop reading the book and had to delete it also.. heroine took stupidity to another level..for God's sake grow a backbone..and what to say about hero..he was a prick and an asshole..I was rolling my eyes while reading this book..It doesn't feel like it's based on rock and roll band and it is literally based on baseless drama🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄🙄😒😒😒😒😒😒 ...more
Nov 27, 2020 rated it it was ok
Honestly... I'm so disappointed. I read the friend zoned series and fell in love with belle's writing. This started off perfectly. The storyline. The characters. I mean I couldn't put it down.. then it got stale as bread! I mean it almost dragged on... it didn't even feel like the same book nor writer. So disappointed that I didnt even read the last 200 pages... something I never do. ...more
Beautiful Flower
Nov 25, 2020 rated it it was ok
Second chance romance is my favourite plot especially if the hero is a rockstar.this book is predictable one . You can see what is coming easily. When Emma was hurt I didn't feel feel her pain ,all I felt a young girl cried over nothing . He didn't grovel enough to get her back. She said yes so quickly. Our characters are so shallow no depth in their relationship . We were introduced to many characters even in the middle I forgot Emma and her husband.our writer pointed at many things but she sto ...more
Weronika -  Little Steamy Reads
„She was air, and I was dying to breathe.”

There are authors for whom you will drop literally everything just to read their words as soon as possible. For me that author is Belle Aurora. I won't hide, the wait for Clash was long, but after reading this unique story I can say with 100% confidence that it was worth it. Connor and Emily captured my heart and their turbulent story awoke in me so many emotions! Their journey is filled with angst, heartbreak and pain. It’s swoon-worthy and touching
✰  BJ's Book Blog ✰Janeane ✰
KU read

I really liked the first half of this book, however after things took a turn, nope.
Night reader
I love Belle Aurora, but this story fell short for me.
I couldn't connect with the H, and I truely believe that there was no possible way to come back for what he did to Emmy. the relationship between them did not feel organic at all and the betrayal was an atomic bomb magnitude.
I loved all the side characters and i cant wait to read their stories.
that said, give me any story that drags a good grovel for half a book and Im in.
B. C. Booklover
Jan 02, 2021 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
* Only the stara were showing but my review wasn't.what the hey, GRs??? Now it's here, read in January!!!

🎸Loved this one 💓

New author, favorite romance genre, recommended by a friend...say no more, I was downloading this book at 1am! Kept me up till the early morning hours, couldn't put it down.

I hope there is more to come from this Left Turn series because I am totally hooked on the story of these wonderful characters now and will need to know what happens as time rolls on.

Emily- could she have
Nov 22, 2020 rated it it was ok
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I really wanted to love this book but sadly I cringed from start to finish. Ahole hero and a very annoying, spineless heroin

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