Thursday, November 27, 2014

Blog Tour & Giveaway : The Shape of My Heart (2B Trilogy #3) by Ann Aguirre

The Shape of My Heart
2B Trilogy, #3
by Ann Aguirre

Release Date:
November 25th, 2014

Harlequin HQN

Publisher via NetGalley

Blog Tour Hosted by:
InkSlinger PR


Some people wait decades to meet their soul mate. Courtney Kaufman suspects she met hers in high school—only to lose him at seventeen. Since then, Courtney’s social life has been a series of meaningless encounters, though she’s made a few close friends along the way. Especially her roommate, Max Cooper, who oozes damaged bad-boy vibes from every pore. 

Max knows about feeling lost and trying to move beyond the pain—he’s been on his own since he was sixteen. Now it’s time to find out if he can ever go home again, and Courtney’s the only one he trusts to go with him. But the trip to Providence could change everything…because the more time he spends with Courtney, the harder it is to reconcile what he wants and what he thinks he deserves. 

It started out so simple. One misfit helping another. Now Max will do anything to show Courtney that for every heart that’s ever been broken, there’s another that can make it complete.

Purchase Links for The Shape of My Heart:
Amazon | B&N | BAM | IndieBound 
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2B Trilogy on Goodreads

Lindy & Mikki's Review of 
I Want It That Way HERE

Lindy's Review of
As Long As You Love Me HERE

Lindy's Thoughts:

I can't believe, The Shape of My Heart, is the last book in the 2B series!  I've been really excited to read Max and Courtney's story, especially due to the fact that he was left brokenhearted by Lauren.  Max has been one of my favorite characters in this series from the very beginning, and I have been rooting for him to get his "happily ever after."  After reading Max's story, I love him even more!!!

Max and Courtney are really close friends.  The spend all of their free time together, confide in each other, and know one another better than anyone else.  Courtney has been there for Max when he went through his unrequited crush on Lauren, and helped him heal.  She is attracted to Max, but thinks that a man as gorgeous and amazing as he is has put her officially in the "friend zone."  When Max asks Courtney to travel with him to his home town for his grandfather's funeral, she is reluctant because of her feelings towards him, but agrees to be there for her friend.  This trip ends up transforming their relationship, and brings them closer to each other due to the intimacy that they end up sharing.  Can Max and Courtney be more than friends, or will Max's feelings of not being worthy of Courtney get in the way?

I enjoyed, The Shape of My Heart so much!  I loved seeing both strength and vulnerability in Max's character.  He was a very sensitive person, and didn't let others see the real him.  Yet, with Courtney he was comfortable being himself.  Courtney was another great character.  She was strong, loyal, and funny.  She made huge character growth, and learned how to break away from her controlling parents, and be independent, and self sufficient.  Max and Courtney had such a strong and deep friendship, that is was the perfect foundation for a romance.  I am a huge fan of the friends to lovers trope, and this one was completely satisfying.  There was romance, sexual chemistry, depth, and a beautiful love story.

I was happy that there were appearances made by Nadia and Ty, as well as Angus, and a few new characters.  I loved learning more about both Max and Courtney's pasts, and they both went through tragedy in order to become the wonderful people they presently are.  I loved meeting some of Max's family, especially his younger brother, Michael.  This story was a great ending to the trilogy, and can be read as a standalone.    

My Rating:

I give, The Shape of My Heart, by Ann Aguirre, 4 Intimate Moments,  Beautifully Unbreakable, Romantic, Love Blossoming Filled Stars!!!

Mikki's Review:

Reading the 2B Trilogy, by Ann Aguirre, as been a really fun reading journey! Beautiful book covers, fun book titles, enjoyable characters and well written stories that keep you turning the pages. Ann Aguirre saved the best for last! I have been cheering for Max since the very beginning and I could not wait to read his book! This book can be read as a standalone.

I love stories about friends falling in love. Courtney and Max's story was fun, romantic and passionate. They complete each other perfectly! Both these characters have gone though a lot in their respective lives. When Max's goes back home for a funeral, he asks Courtney to go with him. She's not too sure what to think of that, but one thing she knows is that she won't let Max down. She's always there to listen to him and help him out. The more time they spend together on this trip, the more their feelings turn more than just friendship. 

I really loved how this story was written. These characters have been favourites of mine and I was happy with the development of their story. It was a slow building romance between Courtney and Max, but you could feel the intense chemistry that they had together. Max opened up about his past and what made him run. My heart broke for him. I'm so happy his trip back home turned out to bring him so much more than what he expected. 

Courtney was such a fun character to follow. She was easy to relate to. I connected with her more than I did with Nadia and Lauren in the previous books. I love her personality!! Her character grew a lot during this story and I was so proud of her! I was mad at her for keeping a secret from Max when in return he was an open book to her. But, it lasted like five minutes and I went back to cheering for her ... lol!!

Max and Courtney had an amazing chemistry together and the tender, fun, passionate moments that they share made this friendship grow into a beautiful love story. I loved the addition of new characters in this book. Michael, which is Max's little brother especially stole my heart! He's such a sweetheart!


I give, The Shape of My Heart, by Ann Aguirre 4 fun, romantic, page-turning, friends-to-lovers stars!

About the Author

Ann Aguirre is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling author and RITA winner with a degree in English Literature; before she began writing full time, she was a clown, a clerk, a voice actress, and a savior of stray kittens, not necessarily in that order. She grew up in a yellow house across from a cornfield, but now she lives in sunny Mexico with her husband, children, and various pets. Ann likes books, emo music, action movies, and she writes all kinds of genre fiction for adults and teens, published with Harlequin, Macmillan, and Penguin, among others.


  1. I loved this whole series so much, and I agree with you, Lindy, Max is an amazing character! I'm so happy I got to know him better.
    LOL, if I was a character in a NA story, I would definitely be in school. And I would be the studious girl, who still knew how to party...
    Happy Thanksgiving to all of you here at A Bookish Escape!

    Lexxie @ (un)Conventional Bookviews

  2. I would be working a ranch or something outside. I would hopefully be out of school

  3. You have one of the prettiest blogs ever, great reviews!

    Benish | Feminist Reflections

  4. Yes and no. Either or. I just graduated from college so I could easily see myself going back or something. :) But I would really love an adventure romance!
    Mary G Loki


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