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From Lukov With Love

From Lukov With LoveFrom Lukov With Love

By Mariana Zapata

Source Borrowed

on February 1, 2018


If someone were to ask Jasmine Santos to describe the last few years of her life with a single word, it would definitely be a four-letter one.

After seventeen years—and countless broken bones and broken promises—she knows her window to compete in figure skating is coming to a close.

But when the offer of a lifetime comes in from an arrogant idiot she’s spent the last decade dreaming about pushing in the way of a moving bus, Jasmine might have to reconsider everything.

Including Ivan Lukov.

I’d heard great things about this book, and because the synopsis was giving me major The Cutting Edge vibes, I really wanted to read it! (And thank you to my friend Emilie for letting me borrow her copy!)

Generally, I enjoyed this one, although I did find it took some time for me to really get into it.

This is definitely a slowwwww burn romance! But I like the hate-to-love trope, so this was fun. And I really liked the figure skating element and getting a look at all of the hard work that goes into competing at a high level.

I did find the writing really clunky or awkward at times, which jarred me out of the story on occasion, and I do feel like the story dragged on a bit too long.

This was a fun read, and I’m looking up Mariana Zapata’s other books on Goodreads to see which one I’d like to read next!


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