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Make Me Want (Make Me Book 1) by Katee Robert Review

Hi ForeverBookers,

I’ve just finished “Make Me Want” by Katee Robert, and I really enjoyed it. It’s book 1 in the Make Me, adult contemporary series. It tells the story of lawyer, Lucy and businessman Gideon. It’s a simple romance. I, however did think that there should have been a book before this one to set everything up, though. 

There’s a lot of BDSM content so it’s not for readers under 18, I wouldn’t say.

4 Stars!

I’ve unfortunately been ill between finishing “Make Me Want” and writing this review, onwards from here, so I don’t feel it’s right to write and explain quotes as my head isn’t completely there, still. I will however, try to explain my thoughts on the lack of backstory. 

We’re introduced to Lucy and Gideon and then the story starts describing what happened in the past to the characters. There wasn’t anything to base this on, however as this is book 1 in the series. I checked when these past moments started happening frequently. It would have been helpful to have had either a first book or a prequel novella to describe previous events. 

What did I like about “Make Me Want”?

* I liked how this was a short book. It was easy to get through. 

* I liked how there weren’t any love triangles. Yes, there could have been with the backstory as well but there wasn’t. I appreciated this.

What didn’t I like about “Make Me Want”?

* I didn’t like the 3rd person narrative of the story. It worked but I think 1st person would have worked better. That’s just personal preference, though.


I’m giving “Make Me Want” 4 Stars because I thought it was a cute and fun read. It wasn’t necessarily deep but it also wasn’t trying to be anything more than it was, a fun, light adult read. I will be reading book 2 in this series!

Stand by for my next (more detailed, sorry again) review coming soon!  

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