Review & Giveaway: You’re Gonna Love Me by Robin Lee Hatcher

You're Gonna Love MeWell, the title promised it…and I did (love this book, that is)! You’re Gonna Love Me is book two in the Thunder Creek series, however, it can easily be read as a stand alone title.

I enjoyed Samantha, Nick, and grandma Ruth so much! This story is a contemporary romance set in a small town, which is truly one of my favorite settings when I read. But, what set this book apart for me was the romantic past that these two characters kept coming up against throughout the novel.

The author did a great job of including flashbacks to the relationship that Nick and Sam had. I liked being able to see what drew the two together, but also understand how very different they were from each other. Nick had changed a lot in the two years since their break up. But it might not be enough for Sam, who fears change and any hint of uncertainty. I loved the back and forth of this story and watching the attraction build between these two.

(5 stars)

I received a complimentary copy of this book. All opinions are my own.

Keep reading to learn more about this novel and enter to win your own copy!


You're Gonna Love MeWho knew fate could twist a tragedy into a second chance at love?

Samantha Winters lives her life the way a good accountant should—measured, deliberate, and safe. After watching her father die in a tragic skiing accident, she decided never to allow risk into her life again. But she didn’t count on falling for Nick Chastain, who embodies everything she doesn’t want in her safely constructed world.

Against Samantha’s warnings, Nick plans a dangerous kayaking trip over spring break. Furious that he’s so careless with his life, she ends their fledgling relationship with harsh words.

Two years later, Samantha is desperately in need of a change. When she learns her grandmother has had an accident and is in need of a caretaker, Samantha quickly packs her bags and heads to Thunder Creek, Idaho. But nothing could prepare her for the surprise awaiting her in her grandmother’s hospital room . . . Nick.

With the charming backdrop of small-town friends, beloved cousins, and a whole church congregation rooting for them, can they set aside the disastrous ending of their first try at love? Has Nick changed enough to meet Samantha in the middle—and can she realize that a risk in love might be worth taking?

Purchase your own copy here.



Best-selling novelist Robin Lee Hatcher, author of more than 75 books, is known for her heartwarming and emotionally charged stories of faith, courage, and love. Robin is an eleven-time finalist and two-time winner of the prestigious RITA® Award. In addition to the RITA and many other awards, she is the recipient of Lifetime Achievement Awards from both Romance Writers of America® and American Christian Fiction Writers,  When not writing, she enjoys being with her family, spending time in the beautiful Idaho outdoors, Bible art journaling, reading books that make her cry, watching romantic movies, and decorative planning. A mother and grandmother, Robin and her husband make their home on the outskirts of Boise, sharing it with a demanding Papillon puppy named Boo and a persnickety tuxedo cat named Pinky.

Connect with Robin: website, Twitter, Facebook



I ended up with two copies of You’re Gonna Love Me and I want to pass one copy on to one of my blog readers. So, let’s start this year off with a giveaway!

You're Gonna Love Me Giveaway

Giveaway is open to U.S. addresses only and will run from 1/2/18 to 1/7/18. Winner will be drawn, announced and emailed on 1/8/18. Click on the above graphic to enter.

About Brittany

I am a homeschooling mother of four children. I am an avid reader and have been for as long as I can remember. I truly enjoy reading and reviewing books I focus my reading and my reviews on Christian fiction, primarily Christian romantic fiction. I hope you will find my reviews helpful in your decisions on what books to read.
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25 Responses to Review & Giveaway: You’re Gonna Love Me by Robin Lee Hatcher

  1. Elizabeth says:

    This looks like a great book! I really enjoy Robin Lee Hatcher.

  2. Tiffany says:

    Sounds like a great read! I am currently reading An Amish Christmas Quilt. Thanks for the opportunity to win a copy of the book!

  3. Sara Johns says:

    I love Robin Lee Hatcher! She was one of the first authors that I discovered in my church library when I was a teen. I can’t wait to read her newest book.

  4. fishingjan says:

    I just finished A Plain Leaving by Leslie Gould. Wow!

  5. sbmcmh says:

    Looks like a great book. Thanks for the giveaway. I’m currently reading To Wager Her Heart by Tamera Alexander and Isaiah’s Daughter by Mesu Andrews. Such great books!

  6. Melanie Backus says:

    I am currently reading Every Time A Bell Rings.

  7. I’m reading Troubled Waters by Susan May Warren and then The Lacemaker by Laura Frantz!

  8. Vivian Furbay says:

    You’re Gonna Love Me sounds like a real sweet romance. Would enjoy winning a copy.

  9. KayM says:

    Thank you so much for the giveaway. I’m reading The Captive Brides Collection written by some of my favorite authors, and A Passion Denied, the last book in The Daughters of Boston by Julie Lessman, which is a series I’ve really enjoyed. I’m also reading a very good non-fiction book, The Battle Plan of Prayer. Blessings…

  10. Janet Estridge says:

    I am currently reading a series by Annie’s, called, “Chocolate Shoppe Mysteries”. It is a fun read and takes my mind off of being sick.

  11. Cyndi says:

    I just finished The Austen Escape earlier today and haven’t started another yet. Thanks for the giveaway!

  12. carylkane says:

    Today I finished Out of the Frying Pan by Michelle Griep and Kelly Klepfer. I’m not sure what I’ll read next.

  13. Beverly says:

    Just finished Tears of the Silenced by Misty Griffin. It is a very long book but very enlightening.

  14. Janice Moore says:

    I have started “Giver of Wonders” by Roseanna M. White!

  15. Merry says:

    I am reading Reunited at Christmas by Belle Calhoune

  16. Winnie Thomas says:

    I just finished Troubled Waters by Susan May Warren. It was fabulous! Now I get the fun task of picking another book to read. I’d love to win a copy of Robin Lee Hatcher’s book. I’m way behind on her books.

  17. Winnie Thomas says:

    I just finished Troubled Waters by Susan May Warren.

  18. Linda McFarland... says:

    I’m so excited about Robin Lee Hatcher’s new book…’ You’re Gonna Love Me’….I’ve read several of Robin’s books in the past and I just loved them….currently I am reading ‘Whatever It Takes’ by Dub Jackson….take care and keep writing all those wonderful books Robin…:)

  19. lelandandbecky says:

    I’m getting ready to start reading Rush by Jayme H. Mansfield. Also reading Growing Confidently in Your Faith by Carol Round. Earlier in the week I finished Susan May Warren’s book Troubled Waters. Robin’s book looks great!

  20. Shamekka Sheffield says:

    I am currently reading Wonderland Creek by Lynn Austin and enjoying it immensely. Thanks for the opportunity to win this book.

  21. Patty says:

    I’ve read several of Robin’s books in the past, but not any of her recent few series. They never fail to delight me.

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