Tyler King never forgot the blue-eyed, pig-tailed girl that lived on the ranch next door. So when he hears that she’s coming back for the summer, he can’t wait to reminisce about the good ole days. He soon finds out life in the Big City means a life with big ambitions and Tyler soon learns that Savannah has left the memories of small town living long behind her.

Savannah McGuire never thought she’d return to the ranch she once called home. Now she’s back and trying not to become attached to everything she’s missed by growing up in New York City. Determined to hate her surroundings, Tyler works to remind her of everything’s she’s missed. With her future planned out and a trip to Paris imminent, falling in love with Tyler King was the last thing she expected.
The Reeducation of Savannah McGuire
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My Review

I’m a sucker for two types of stories, friends to lovers, and second chance romance.  I think we get both of them in this short and sweet read!  Tyler and Savannah were childhood friends.  But they were torn apart by Savannah’s mothers need to make something of herself and not be stuck in a farmers life.  After moving to the Big Apple, Savy and Tyler lost all contact.  After many years of being apart Tyler’s best friend was returning to her uncles farm as a punishment!

From the moment they reunite, and not in a way Savvy was hoping for, you could feel the tension between the two. She’s even tried to change her name and insists on being called Vanna.  This girl that came back was NOT what Tyler had envisioned.  She’s snobby and dressed head to toe in designer clothing.  She’s so far out of his league Tyler questions everything he once thought about his best friend.  She’s combative and persnickety, and everything you would expect from a socialite out of the big city.  Tyler is simple folk.  A real down home country fried cowboy, who enjoys the simple life, and living off the land.  His mission is to remind Savvy just how much she loved riding horses and playing with frogs as a child.  Does it work?  Well if you can resist the charms of this Cowboy then you get a medal cause he’s sweet, sexy, and a whole lotta real man in denim and boots…

I really enjoyed this one.  From the main characters down to the side characters, including Tyler’s best friend and Savvy’s aunt and uncle.  They all were written so well and played big parts throughout the story line.  I enjoyed the banter between Tyler and Savvy throughout the book.  She was one tough nut after being raised in the city, but when she finally loosed up a bit, I found that I adored her!  You can’t blame a girl from becoming a product of her environment, and that’s exactly what she was.  I laughed and cried right along with the characters throughout the book.  The only thing that I really would have liked to have seen before the ending was a confrontation with Savvy’s mother.  I felt that was the only real missing piece to wrapping up the story.  But overall this was a great read.  I truly did love Tyler and Savannah’s friends to lovers/second chance story…

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About Heidi McLaughlin


Heidi is a New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author.

Originally from the Pacific Northwest, she now lives in picturesque Vermont, with her husband and two daughters. Also renting space in their home is an over-hyper Beagle/Jack Russell and two Parakeets.

During the day Heidi is behind a desk talking about Land Use. At night, she's writing one of the many stories planned for release or sitting court-side during either daughter's basketball games.