Rewrite by Stephanie Rose
⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Stars from Ari
Narration: Tristan Wright, Devra Woodward
Length: 7 hrs, 38 mins
Once upon a time, a girl loved a boy and he loved her back. They lived happily ever after.
But our story was never that simple.
I loved Josh with all I had, right until the day he left. Now, all these years later, he was back—and wanting me the way I’d always longed for him. Except now, I belonged to someone else. Someone who never left me the way Josh had. I figured that was the end of our story. I couldn’t alter the past.
I didn’t want to rewrite my future.
Brianna was always more than my best friend. She was the shining light in my black hole of an existence, and I loved her with every cell and bone in my body. I wasn’t good enough for her, though—more the villain than the hero in our fairy tale. When I had to leave, I vowed to come back a better man—for her. But when I finally did return, she wasn’t waiting for me anymore. She had someone new, her very own Prince Charming. Did that mean our story was over? I couldn’t change our past.
It was time to rewrite our ending.
“From the beginning, it was love.”
This line perfectly sums up this book. It’s love story through and through, it’s love as a reader for these wonderful characters, and it’s my new found love for Stephanie Rose’s writing. I don’t know where she’s been all my life, but I sure am glad I’ve found her now.
It truly was love from the very beginning for Josh and Brianna. The book opens up with their first meeting as kindergarten students. Even then their connection and friendships was instant and solid. When Josh is forced to leave her Brianna is forced to move on with her life. But just as she’s found comfort with someone else Josh comes back.
I loved these characters from the very first minute. I adored their strength, bond, friendship, banter, and the depth in which they both knew their hearts and felt their feelings. The everlasting friendship between Brianna and Josh is the stuff of contemporary romance magic! Stephanie Rose’s writing is effortlessly captivating and beautiful in its simplicity. The interweaving of past and present is almost masterful in its ease and gives the reader/listener a front row seat to the fiercest of friendships and the longevity of true love.
Narration was done by Tristan Wright and Devra Woodward. But this was more than a simple narration. These two actors give life to Rewrite and Josh and Brianna. I was quite simply blown away why Ms. Woodward’s performance. The vulnerability and simultaneous strength she infused into Brianna is just beautiful. Mr. Wright was just as fantastic bringing Josh’s strength and determination to the forefront while giving life to his undeniable love for Brianna. Together their chemistry is nothing short of effortless, magical and completely fitting the caliber of which Stephenie Rose’s deserves. 10 stars.