Title: The Road That Leads To Us
Series: Us Series (standalone)
Author: Micalea Smeltzer
Release Date: October 27, 2015
Things are about to get rocky for Dean Wentworth and Willow Wade.
Willow Wade is used to living in the spotlight, with her father a famous drummer in the band Willow Creek—her namesake—it’s been a lot to live up to and oftentimes she doesn’t feel she’s enough. But there has always been one person she could turn to.
Dean Wentworth knows a thing or two about how crippling a name can be. His family is worth billions after all. But Dean’s always been content to do his own thing. Play his guitar. Work on cars. And geek out to his various “nerdoms”.
But when Willow turns up unexpectedly, he realizes maybe there is more in life he wants.
One trip will change their lives forever.
If you loved Trace & Olivia and the boys of Willow Creek, you will absolutely love this book. This is the first book in this series. It is about the kids. This is a very cute read about two people that have been best friends for their entire lives, going on a road trip and discovering their feelings are more than just friends.
Willow is Maddox’s daughter. She is full of life and jumps head first into everything. She’s a little lost right now, after her first year in college. She has no clue what she wants to do with her life, and that’s never happened before. Her friends from college were supposed to go on a road trip with her, but they backed out at the last minute. So she goes home.
Dean is Trace’s son. He is a mechanic and a huge Pokémon dork. But, in a hot and adorable way. He would do anything for Willow. He has never been able to say no to her.
Their road trip is EPIC!
“I’ll be honest, there have been a lot of times where I asked myself what if. What if you were mine? I never dared to hope. But when you showed up at the shop and I saw you again after all this time away it was like…” “I couldn’t deny my feelings anymore. You stole my breath and my thoughts and everything seemed to align. I was scared to act on what I felt. I didn’t want to ruin what we have, or make things awkward if you didn’t feel the same. I don’t know what possessed me to kiss you, but I did, and it was the best fucking kiss I’ve ever had and I refuse to take it back. I want you to be mine. My girlfriend. My future. My forever. Whatever you want to call it, you’re it. I know it.”
These two are so freaking cute and perfect for each other.
The face painting had me cracking up. The scene at the end with Willow and Maddox, had me tearing up.
This book is their road trip, but their story isn’t finished yet. I can’t wait to read more about them and can’t wait to get Liam’s story next!
Those bitches were gonna die.
That was a horrible thing to say about my so-called ‘friends’—and I used the word friends loosely, because true friends wouldn’t ditch you the day of your scheduled road trip because they’d rather be sunbathing in the Hamptons.
The fucking Hamptons.
I mean, how clichéd could you get.
This was why I hated rich people.
It also sucked that I was one of those rich people.
Well, I wasn’t, but my dad was.
So by extension so was I.
When you grew up with a rock star for a dad, cameras and eyes followed you everywhere. It was exhausting.
I couldn’t just be Willow.
I was Willow Wade.
The daughter of the famous drummer Maddox Wade.
People expected greatness from me.
I just wanted to graduate college without slitting my wrists.
Micalea Smeltzer is a bestselling Young and New Adult author from Winchester, Virginia. She’s always working on her next book, and when she has spare time she loves to read and spend time with her family.