16 March 2016

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If We Were a Movie (Power of the Matchmaker)
by Kelly Oram.
Audience/Genre: New Adult, Contemporary, Sweet Romance, Clean Read.
Publication: March 1st 2016 by Bluefields.
Music meets Movies in this sweet college romance from the bestselling author of Cinder & Ella.

NYU freshman Nate Anderson is a triplet who is desperate to escape his wild and crazy brothers. After they screw things up for him one too many times, Nate flees his housing situation and takes the first available room for rent as far from his brothers as he can get.

Enter his new roommate Jordan--a quirky LA girl who believes that everything in life has already been done in the movies. In this heartfelt tale of love, friendship and family, Nate learns how to deal with his new adult life using Hollywood films as a guide.

***This book is part of a multi-author project that features one recurring character—the match maker—but it is a STAND-ALONE novel.***

What readers just like you are saying about If We Were a Movie:

“WOW! This book is great! The concept is so inventive, and the writing is brilliant.”
“I thought Cinder & Ella jerked with my emotions too much but this one might have it beat.”
“I finished reading If We Were a Movie yesterday. I loved it! I fell hard for Nate. Jordan was amazing! And Pearl’s timing was perfect! “
“Amazing concept with movies as chapters, and fantastic storyline.”

“I loved this story and was humming along to the songs from the book whilst reading. I can see this book becoming the movie it was written to be.”

“If We Were a Movie made me want to binge watch movies, listen to old playlists and re-read it all at once.”


Reviewed by Kelly...

I just had the biggest sigh of contentment after reading this book. It was cute, fun, sarcastic, sweet, and clever! I loved how each chapter was titled a name of a movie and then within the chapter, the movie was mentioned and how Jordan and Nate’s lives correlated to it! It was brilliant!

Nate is just too nice! He doesn’t stir the pot! But when his brothers accidently pour coffee on his computer with his just barely saved class assignment he hits his limit. As he is out walking and trying to figure out what to do, he stops in a little coffee shop and meets Pearl. If you have read some of the other books in the series you know that Pearl is a matchmaker. She has some kind of magic and she likes to find people their perfect matches. But she tells Nate that Jordan needs a roommate. While she is telling him that, Nate’s girlfriend (whom no one likes) is present. She agrees. Nate’s girlfriend doesn’t like his brothers. So Nate goes and checks out the apartment only to find that Nate is a girl. He knows his girlfriend won’t go for it but Nate really likes everything about the apartment and kind of gets his girlfriend to agree to it before she finds out that Jordan is a girl. Sophie (the girlfriend) isn’t happy but she agrees that if something is amiss Nate will leave. But Nate really likes it there and gets along with Jordan really well. She is also into the arts although its movies she is into. That’s what she is in school for. Nate and Jordan share lots of ice cream together. Jordan never pressures Nate into anything and gets him. Quickly they really become best friends. Jordan’s other best friend is Colin. The three are always there for anything that happens for any of the three of them always.

As time goes on, Nate finds himself and learns that Sophie may not really be the one for him. He loves his brothers but he needs his space from them. He isn’t the party type.

I love watching Nate grow. I love his family and their dad. I love Jordan and how she is kind and listens to people. She helps Nate find his favorite movie and Nate helps Jordan find her favorite song. I love how they do that. I love how the romance between them isn’t even mentioned until late in the book as Nate is faithful and Nate and Jordan become best friends first. I love their conversations. I love Pearl’s conversations. I love how I feel what the characters are feeling. I freaking love this book!

If you want a book that makes you feel good, if you like ice cream, music, movies, crazy girlfriends, finding who you are, finding your best friend then falling in love with that person, then you might like this book too!












“So this is what a Pearl-approved guy looks like.” She shook her head once and cracked a smile. “She’s got good taste, I’ll give her that. You’re an odd mix of sexy and adorable. Don’t see that often.”
I was a little taken aback by the compliment, if that’s even what it was. She may have just been stating what she considered to be fact. She laughed at my surprise and held out her hand to me. “Nice to meet you. I’m Jordan Kramer.”
I’d been afraid of that. “You’re a girl.”
Jordan laughed. “That’s what it says on my birth certificate, but I’m really glad you were able to figure it out without needing to read it.”
Nope. I definitely didn’t need that.







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Series Goodreads Link:
https://www.goodreads.com/series/161683-power-of-the-matchmaker

Series Summary:
The Power Of the Matchmaker is multi-author project consisting of 12 stand alone novels from 12 different bestselling authors in 12 months. All books are separate from each other except they feature one reoccurring character, a magical matchmaker named Pearl. Since Pearl is magical, she lives for hundreds of years and roams the entire world helping people find their perfect matches. The books in this series are twelve of Pearl's matchmaking stories. They will vary in genre, but they will all have one thing in common: Pearl will be doing whatever it takes to make two people fall in love.




Books in the Series already Available:
Prequel Novella: Power of the Matchmaker http://amzn.com/B013FIOAE0
January: Broken Things to Mend by Karey White http://amzn.com/B0178WF1YM
February: Not Always Happenstance by Rachel Anderson http://amzn.com/B017LIKMOC
March: If We Were a Movie by Kelly Oram http://amzn.com/B018W79WO2
April: (available for preorder) Love is Come by Heather B. Moore http://amzn.com/B01A3TUTSK





Kelly Oram wrote her first novel at age fifteen–a fan fiction about her favorite music group, The Backstreet Boys, for which her family and friends still tease her. She’s obsessed with reading, talks way too much, and likes to eat frosting by the spoonful. She lives outside of Phoenix, Arizona with her husband, four children, and her cat, Mr. Darcy.






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