The Vincent Brothers by Abbi Glines
He may have given her up without a fight, but Sawyer Vincent is far from over losing the girl he’s loved all of his life. Instead of giving up his best friend and the girl he thought he’d spend forever with, he gave Ashton and his brother Beau his blessing. However, adjusting to seeing Ashton wrapped up in Beau’s arms isn’t easy. Complicating everything even more, Ashton’s cousin Lana is in town for the summer. Sweet, kind, soft-spoken Lana, who gets under his skin. Just being near her makes him forget all about Ashton and his broken heart. Lana is everything he wanted Ashton to be except she isn’t Ashton. She lacks the backbone to stand up for herself and confidence that Ashton wears like a crown.
Lana McDaniel has lived her life in her cousin’s shadow. While Lana struggled with her grades no matter how hard she tried, her mother praised Ashton’s intelligence. She hadn’t been blessed with Ashton’s blond hair and flawless skin, but that didn’t keep her mother from lamenting her naturally red hair and freckles. But none of that would have mattered if Ashton hadn’t always had Sawyer Vincent wrapped around her finger — the only boy Lana wanted. Once Ashton let Sawyer go, Lana had been so sure that he’d move on. Determined to make Sawyer finally see her, she’d talked her mother into letting her spend the summer with Ashton. But Sawyer is still in love with Ashton, and Lana isn’t going to be anyone’s rebound girl. No matter how yummy Sawyer Vincent’s kisses taste.
Why did I pick this?
I am a big fan of Abbi Glines. Like seriously. Every book that she writes gets better and better. It’s really wonderful to watch.
I read The Vincent Boys around Christmastime and fell in love with them all. I couldn’t wait to see what happened with Sawyer. So I grabbed this was soon as it came out and read it with my bff April at Sim Sational Books.
What did I think?
Unbelievable. Amazing. There really aren’t that many words to describe just how much I loved this book. Glines’ writing gets better and better with every book. Every book. This has to be one of her best ones yet.
This book starts off 6 months after The Vincent Boys. ***Beware! I will probably post spoilers for The Vincent Boys. So if you have NOT read it, stop reading this review, go to Amazon.com and get it. Read it and then come back 🙂
This picks up exactly where it needed to be. I loved being in Sawyer’s brain and listening to his thoughts. I wanted to know how he felt after the Ashton and Beau factor. After everything that went down, although I was happy for Beau and Ash, I wanted to know how Sawyer handled it.
I will start off by saying that no matter what, Abbi knows how to write beautiful characters.
I was in love with Lana. I just wanted to pick her up and cuddle her. She seemed so fragile yet so very strong. I loved her. So much. One of my favorite characters of Abbi’s…..besides Low of course. Lana was perfect. She was awesome. She is the perfect match for Sawyer. In every way.
Sawyer. *swoons* Just his name gives me chills. I liked Beau in The Vincent Boys. But I freaking LOVE Sawyer. I want him for my very own. Holy crap! He was was Southern boys get their rep from. Oh man. He blew me away. The best part? He is such a nice guy. Sweet even. Although, I’ll admit, he made a few mistakes but boy did he make up for them. In spades.
Sawyer and Lana are a match made in heaven. After a tough act like Ashton and Beau, they had a lot to catch up to. I honestly think they surpassed them. Sawyer and Lana were hot. Seriously.
It was nice. Lana was nice. No, Lana was more than nice. Having her in my arms made everything bearable.
I’d never been one to share my emotions. I kept things inside. Dealt with them on my own. But knowing someone was there and cared-it meant a lot.