Paisley Morro has been in love with Eli since she was thirteen years old. But being his best friend and wingman, while keeping her feelings under wraps, has grown more difficult with every passing year and every new woman in his life. After twelve years, Paisley is tired of the constant heartache and has finally decided it's time to lay all her feelings on the table.
Eli Jenkins has the life: his dream job, countless beautiful women, and a best friend who's the one he counts on for everything else. One conversation, however, threatens to not only change everything between them, but possibly cause Eli to lose the only girl who has ever meant anything to him.
When a family tragedy forces Eli to take a hard look at his life, he realizes life without Paisley isn't a life at all. Only now, he may be too late.
Molly McAdams never ceases to amaze me with her awesome books. When I signed up to review Changing Everything, I didn't realize it was a novella. All that mattered to me when I signed up was that it was another Molly McAdams original and I couldn't wait to get my hands on it.
Changing Everything was everything I thought I would be and not at the same time.. Usually Molly books or at least the Forgiving Lies series has a little bit of trauma in it and Changing Everything, while it was angsty, it lacked that, which was completely ok with me! I loved the way this story developed.
This story follows Eli and Paisley. I enjoyed each character thoroughly. Throughout out this story, I caught my self snorting laughing more than once... Especially the waxing scene. Oh my goodness. I was dying laughing while I was supposed to be working, and secretly reading this fan book by Molly McAdams.
The side characters like Kristen were a lot of fun as well. They made this story enjoyable and happy for me. I loved that this book at one point I was so pissed at our main hero Eli but when something shook his world around, he realized exactly what was in front of him and it made me love him. Paisley and Eli were completely and utterly adorable.
I have to admit, I was shocked that I loved this book so much.. Not because I expected any less from Molly but normally novellas don't pull me in this much and I was IN LOVE with this book. Eli and Paisley stole my heart.. Molly McAdams has done it again, just like every other time!
I can NOT freaking wait for Chasing Liam.. I need more of my main man Chase's offspring!
5 ★ REVIEW!
Oh the joys of watching the man you love get ready to take another woman home … especially when she’s one bad dye job away from being an Oompa-Loompa.
Here’s a little snippet from CHANGING EVERYTHING for y’all! Enjoy!
“Oh no,” I breathed, and looked at Kristen to act like I hadn’t heard Eli. “If he makes me play pool with him while he makes out with another girl again, I will lose it!”
“He’s smiling, at least he didn’t see you moping—and he’s walking over here. With her. Right now. He’s—”
“Pay, we’re gonna head out, were you ready to leave?”
I turned to look at them with a smile plastered on my face, but it was entirely possible I looked like I was grimacing. “Well … ” I began, but the girl in Eli’s arms held up her hand.
She made a sickened face as her head jerked up to look at Eli, then back at me. Long seconds passed as she looked me up and down with her lips parted in disgust. “Um … ew! I’m, like, not really into that whole threesome thing. So gross. Yano?”
I wanted to remind her that “you” and “know” were two separate words … but with the way she looked, I was surprised she knew that Eli plus her plus me equaled three and not the color burrito, so I kept that to myself.
Eli’s face pinched together like he’d eaten something sour, and before he said something that would inevitably crush me even more tonight, I tried to speak his latest pick’s language.
“Ohmigod, like, ew, right?”
Kristen’s hand flew to her mouth as beer sprayed out, and Eli’s lack-of-amused expression let me know that he knew what I was doing.
At least I didn’t feel like I was going to throw up anymore.
“Threesomes are so way gross,” I continued, not like I’d know. But the girl nodded her head and pursed her lips.
“So, like, is she gonna watch?” she asked, and it took everything in me not to shoot Eli a look that said: Really? This is what you want?- Molly McAdams, Changing Everything
Molly’s next book will be Trusting Liam: A Taking Chances and Forgiving Lies Novel, available on June 9th, 2015!
Molly McAdams grew up in California but now lives in the oh-so-amazing state of Texas with her husband and four-legged daughters. Her hobbies include hiking, snowboarding, traveling and long walks on the beach, which roughly translates to being a homebody with her hubby and dishing out movie quotes. When she's not at work, she can be found hiding out in her bedroom surrounded by her laptop, cell, Kindle and fighting over the TV remote. She has a weakness for crude-humored movies, fried pickles and loves curling up in a fluffy comforter during a thunderstorm.
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CHANGING EVERYTHING Playlist:
Blame It On The Rain – He Is We | Chapter 1 (Paisley) Bar/Truck/Eli’s apartment
Say Something – A Great Big World, Christina Aguilera | Chapter 3 (Eli) Coffee shop
9 Crimes – Damien Rice | Chapter 5 (Eli) Hospital / (Paisley) End of BDay Surprise
Eyes Wide Open – Gotye | Chapter 6 (Eli) Office / (Paisley) Bar
Don’t Go – Jake Coco, Caitlin Hart | Chapter 7 (Eli) Outside Paisley’s apartment
Be Your Everything – Boys Like Girls | Chapter 7 (2 Eli) His apartment
Only You’re The One – Lifehouse | Chapter 8 (Paisley) Eli wakes her up
Moonlight Crush – Outshyne | Chapter 11 (Eli) Truck bed
Dance Without You – Skylar Grey | Chapter 12 (Paisley) Truck
Heart By Heart – Demi Lovato | Chapter 12 (Paisley) Inside the cottage
Check out this playlist here: Changing Everything