Title: Her Best Friends Brother
Author: T.J. Dell
First published September 22, 2011
Julia has always been attracted to her best friend’s brother, Max. However, Max has always seen her as nothing more than his sister’s friend.
But when Max starts to show her a different side of him, Julia can’t help but wonder if he sees her in a new light. Max knows Julia is off-limits, but he can’t resist her charm.
She’s smart, funny, and drop-dead gorgeous. Plus, she’s not afraid to challenge him in every way possible.
Max tries to keep their interactions light and friendly, but it’s getting harder to resist her. Will Max and Julia give in to their attraction, or will they risk their friendship for something more?
Warning: This book contains mature content.
Her Best Friend’s Brother by T.J. Dell is a lighthearted and charming romance novel that was first published on September 22, 2011. Dell is an American author who has written several romance novels, and Her Best Friend’s Brother is one of her most popular books.
The genre of this novel is contemporary romance, and its themes revolve around love, friendship, and family. The story follows the life of Ava Taylor, a young woman who has been in love with her best friend’s older brother, Caleb, for as long as she can remember.
However, she has never acted on her feelings because she doesn’t want to jeopardize her friendship with her best friend, Mallory, who happens to be Caleb’s younger sister. When Caleb returns to town after a long absence, Ava finds herself struggling to control her feelings for him.
As she spends more time with Caleb, she realizes that there might be more to him than she initially thought. The setting of the novel is mainly in a small town in the United States, and the story takes place during the present time.
The conflicts in the book arise from Caleb and Ava’s struggle to navigate their growing feelings for each other without hurting Mallory or ruining their friendship. One of the strengths of Her Best Friend’s Brother is the excellent character development.
Dell did an excellent job of creating relatable and likable characters. Ava is a determined and strong-willed woman who is not afraid to speak her mind.
She is also caring and compassionate, which makes her an ideal romantic lead. Caleb is a complex character who is initially portrayed as a womanizer, but as the story progresses, we get to see his vulnerable side.
Dell’s writing is beautiful and descriptive, painting vivid pictures of the settings and characters in the reader’s mind. However, the pacing of the story was a bit slow, and the plot structure was predictable.
There were no significant surprises, and the romance between Ava and Caleb unfolded in a predictable way. The novel lacked the suspense that some romance novels have, and the book is light and uncomplicated.
Furthermore, while Her Best Friend’s Brother was an enjoyable read, it is not a life-changing book. It is a light and charming story that is perfect for readers who are looking for an easy and lighthearted romance novel to read.
In conclusion, Her Best Friend’s Brother by T.J. Dell is an excellent contemporary romance novel that is perfect for readers who are looking for a charming and heartwarming story. The book gets a solid rating of three stars out of five based on its excellent character development, beautiful writing, and relatable themes.
Although not groundbreaking, it is a well-crafted and enjoyable read that is perfect for readers who love romantic novels.