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#BlogTour #BookReview | Meg & Linus by Hanna Nowinski (@lang_witch)

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I was chosen to be part of the Blog Tour for the book Meg & Linus by Hanna Nowinski. My tour stop is a review so here we go!

coverTitle: Meg & Linus
Author:
Hanna Nowinski
Release Date: April 18th, 2017
Publisher: Swoon Reads
Genre: Contemporary; LGBT; Young Adult
Length: 336 pages
Format: ebook
Source: Author / tour host for review
Goodreads Rating: 3.7 / 5 stars
My Rating: ♥♥♥ / ♥♥♥♥♥
Goodreads Synopsis:
Can friendship, Star Trek, drama club, and a whole lot of coffee get two nerdy best friends through the beginning of their senior year of high school?
Meg and Linus are best friends bound by a shared love of school, a coffee obsession, and being queer. It’s not always easy to be the nerdy lesbian or gay kid in a suburban town. But they have each other. And a few Star Trek boxed sets. They’re pretty happy.
But then Sophia, Meg’s longtime girlfriend, breaks up with Meg. Linus starts tutoring the totally dreamy new kid, Danny—and Meg thinks setting them up is the perfect project to distract herself from her own heartbreak. But Linus isn’t so sure Danny even likes guys, and maybe Sophia isn’t quite as out of the picture as Meg thought she was. . . .
From crowd sourced young adult imprint Swoon Reads comes Meg & Linus by Hanna Nowinski, a fun friendship story about two quirky teens who must learn to get out of their comfort zones and take risks—even if that means joining the drama club, making new friends, and learning how to stand on your own.

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Book Review:

*I received this book for free in exchange for an honest review. This does not alter or influence my opinion in any way*
Meg & Linus is a story about two best friends who are gay. Meg breaks up with her serious girlfriend and decides to set up Linus with the new boy who she thinks may like him. 
There are a few hiccups along the way but that is what makes it high school right?
I enjoyed this book. It wasn’t too long and not too short. There were a lot of chapters, but they were short and quick and didn’t feel as though they were dragging on. 
Character-wise I really liked Linus, I thought that he was adorable. Meg on the other hand annoyed me a little from the middle-ish section of the book. I just found that she was meddling and it was going to turn around to bite her. I know that she was heart broken and she didn’t want to wallow (not sure why??) but she begins a project to set Linus and Danny up – but she isn’t even sure if Danny is gay..I am not going to tell you if it works out, that would ruin the story.
Meg & Linus was a fun read, even with the little bit of annoyance in there..it was a good story about friendship and how it comes in all shapes and sizes and it doesn’t matter who you are, love is love.
I really liked the message – I think this was the first LGBT book that I have read, but it won’t be my last! I believe in equality whoever you are, and this book had that in spades!

About the Author:

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Hanna Nowinski is a language enthusiast and trained translator for German and English who lives in the middle of nowhere, Germany. She has wanted to be a writer since she learned that books were made by real people. As a kid, she made up her own bedtime stories, mostly sending her stuffed animals on adventures around the world. She loves books, music, coffee, and getting way too emotionally invested in TV shows. Meg & Linus is her debut novel.

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#BlogTour #BookReview | Black Dawn by Mallory McCartney (@MalMcCartney)

cover imageTitle: Black Dawn
Author: Mallory McCartney
Release Date: February 14, 2017
Publisher: Clean Reads Publishing
Genre: YA; Fantasy
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Goodreads’ Rating: 3.84 / 5 stars
My Rating: 
Synopsis:

The end of an Empire, the rise of a Queen

Emory Fae enjoys leading a quiet, normal life. This is until two mysterious and handsome soldiers show up at her apartment, and the life she knew is instantly whisked away. Memphis Carter and Brokk Foster come from the magical and war ridden world of Kiero, and upon Emory’s arrival she will discover she is the long lost heir to the Royal Line and is thrown into the Black Dawn rebellion with a dynamic role to ignite the rebels and reclaim her throne.

With both men being darkly woven in her past, Emory discovers hidden secrets, a power held long dormant, and will soon realise there are worse things than supernatural humans, love, loss, betrayal and a mad King.

Some things are better left in the shadows.

Book Review:

*I received this book in exchange for an honest review. This does not influence my thoughts or review in any way *

 

Black Dawn is the debut novel for McCartney, and it is also the first in a series.

I devoured this book in one sitting, I just could not get enough of it. When I reached the end, I was heartbroken! What an ending! But since finding out there will be a series, my heart has healed. Slightly.

 

This book is set in the magical world of Kiero. It is a war ridden place, taken over by a mad man claiming to be King. It is Emory’s job to defeat him and claim back her rightful throne. Sounds easy right? Except that Emory has no memory of living in this world, or how to fight or use her powers. She undergoes extensive training, coupled with the slow return of her memories she begins to gain her skills and her confidence.

 

On the sidelines, there is a bit of a love story. It was adorable, but not completely in your face, and taking away from the main story line. I love romance, and there was just enough to keep me swooning, but not enough to get in the way of what was important – the upcoming war.

 

Black Dawn was fast paced and exciting. The closer I got to the end, the more I needed to know what was going to happen. AND THEN THE ENDING HAPPENED. I cannot even describe my feelings. All I can say is COMPLETE CLIFFHANGER & I NEED THE NEXT BOOK NOW. I am hoping that the next one is being written as we speak and will be in my hands soon (I know this one was only released in February, but a girl’s gotta dream!)

 

I absolutely adored Black Dawn. Everything from the writing style to the character development, to the setting. It was all well thought out and well executed. It did take me a while to get into the flow, as each chapter is a different character. But once I understood what the story was about I couldn’t get enough of it. The only thing I will say as a slight warning, is that there is some blood and gore being described..if that is not your thing you might have to skip over some sections – having said that, it doesn’t take up too much of the book, so you all should be fine.  

 

Thank you so much for reading my review of Black Dawn by Mallory McCartney. Now that you have all heard how wonderful it is, off you go to get your own copy! I hope you enjoyed my review, and until next time, happy reading!

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Mallory McCartney lives in London, Ontario with her husband and their two dachshunds Link and Lola. Black Dawn is her debut novel, the first in a series. When she isn’t working on her next novel or reading, she can be found dog grooming, book shopping and hiking. Other favourite pastimes involve reorganising perpetually overflowing bookshelves and seeking out new coffee and dessert shops.

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#BlogTour #BookReview | The Book of Air by Joe Treasure (@joetreas)

coverTitle: The Book of Air
Author: Joe Treasure
Release Date: April 4, 2017
Publisher: Clink Street Publishing
Format: ebook
Source: Publisher for review
Links: Goodreads | Amazon
My Rating: ♥♥♥ / ♥♥♥♥♥
Synopsis:
Retreating from an airborne virus with a uniquely unsettling symptom, property developer Jason escapes London for his country estate, where he is forced to negotiate a new way of living with an assortment of fellow survivors.
Far in the future, an isolated community of descendants continue to farm this same estate. Among their most treasured possessions are a few books, including a copy of Jane Eyre, from which they have constructed their hierarchies, rituals and beliefs. When 15-year-old Agnes begins to record the events of her life, she has no idea what consequences will follow. Locked away for her transgressions, she escapes to the urban ruins and a kind of freedom, but must decide where her future lies.

These two stories interweave, illuminating each other in unexpected ways and offering long vistas of loss, regeneration and wonder.

Book Review:

* I received this book in exchange for an honest review, this does not alter my opinion of it in any way *

We follow to stories in this book – that of Jason, a survivor of the virus, a disease that wiped out a large amount of the human race; and Agnes, a young girl in the far future living in an isolated community.

It took me a little while to get into the flow of this book. I did spend a fair amount of the beginning, quite confused about what was going on. Once I got into the two story lines it was a lot easier to follow.

Jason lives in a world where most of the population were taken by the virus. In his home there is only him and a handful of others’ who are immune. They get by as well as they can, with no electricity or running water, and very little food. Agnes lives in the future, where they study four books, including the Book of Air – Jane Eyre by Charlotte Bronte. It is a kind of Bible to them.

As odd as believing Jane Eyre was a kind of bible was, it was an interesting idea for Treasure to come up with. It helped that I have read it, and therefore when the characters talked about things that Jane did, I followed along easily. Obviously, it is not required that you be familiar with Jane Eyre but it does make it a little easier.

What kept me enticed with the story was finding out how these two characters could be connected. They are in completely different worlds, different ages and have completely different circumstances. It was very clever how Treasure put it all together.

All through this book, in both characters’ points of view, there is a major theme of hope. This keeps you reading, to find out what happens to them in the end, and to see if having hope did them any good.

About the Author:

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Raised sixth in a family of nine, Joe Treasure enjoyed a capriciously Bohemian childhood. Having received his educational grounding at the hands of Carmelite priests, he escaped to Cheltenham Grammar School where he excelled only in music and art. His architectural ambitions were thwarted by low grades in maths and physics. The local college of further education allowed him to pursue more congenial subjects, after which he surprised everyone, not least himself, by winning a place to read English at Keble College, Oxford. 

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Extract:

Killing a goat

A virus has wiped out most of the human population. A group of survivors have gathered in Jason’s house in rural Wales. Esther, one of Deirdre’s goats, is injured. Aleksy takes charge, helped by Abigail and Jason, who tells the story.  

Deirdre, standing at the kitchen door, held herself together, though the colour drained from her face.

‘Poor Esther. What happened? Did she wander on to the road? Stupid question. Sorry. No traffic.’

‘Bring a bucket,’ Aleksy said, ‘and a sharp knife. And a bucket. And a bowl for blood.’

‘How did you say it happened?’

‘There was a trap in the wood.’

‘And you don’t think they’re out there?’ All her feeling for the goat has risen suddenly and spilled out in this question. ‘You still don’t think they’re coming for us?’

‘An old trap, Deedee. For rabbits. Rusted and forgotten.’ She turns in the doorway and retreats into the shadows. 

Aleksy shouts after her, ‘Make sure it’s sharp, this knife.’

It knows it’s done for. When Aleksy lays it down, the legs flail, scrabbling for purchase on the flagstones, and the squealing starts. I kneel on its chest, the way Aleksy tells me, and feel it heaving against me and put more weight on it to stop its noise. It’s Abigail who brings the knife and hands it to Aleksy. She sets down the bucket, while Aleksy squats, and she hands him a plastic ice cream tub. He puts it to one side of him and then to the other, and his face goes through its routine of involuntary grimaces. He’s feeling the neck with his free hand. The knife shakes and then seems to jump forward, pulling his arm behind it. Aleksy’s grunt is lost in the grunting of the goat. And the blood is on his trousers and on the stones and spirting at last into the ice cream tub. He takes the front leg and works it as if he’s pumping water. The back legs kick and the whole body struggles under me and lies still.

I’m panting as though I’ve run a mile, and when I stand up my legs shake. 

Aleksy kneels in closer with the knife and saws an opening from the neck to the groin. 

‘Take hind legs,’ he says. ‘Hold her up, like this.’ 

I lift until only the head lies sideways on the stones. Abigail comes forward with the bucket, and the stomach and the intestines and all the neatly packed organs flop into it and rearrange themselves.

‘Now water.’

Abigail goes to the corner of the yard, where a wheelie bin, fed by a truncated downpipe, brims from the recent rain.   

Aleksy, still on one knee, looks up at me, his shoulders rising and falling. ‘Next time easier,’ he says.

‘You’ve done it before though.’

‘I watched my uncle maybe five, six times. Summers I helped on the farm.’

He helps me tie the goat by its hind legs to the stable door for the blood to drain, and I’m stirred suddenly with love for this short-legged bull of a man who knows things I don’t know. I ask him, ‘Was there fresh meat where you were… during the end times?’ The phrase comes to me from my childhood, to name a time for which there is no name. 

‘Not so much.’

He isn’t ready to talk about it, and I’m glad because neither am I. 

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#blogtour #audiobook #bookreview | Angelbound by Christina Bauer + #Giveaway

cover imageTitle: Angelbound
Author: Christina Bauer
Series: Angelbound book one
Audio Book Release Date: 28th March, 2017
Publisher: Monster House Books
Format: Audio Book
Source: Author for review
Narrator: Christina Bauer

Genre: YA; Supernatural; Fantasy
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Goodreads’ Rating: 4 / 5 stars
My Rating: ♥♥♥♥ / ♥♥♥♥♥
Synopsis: 
Eighteen year old Myla Lewis is a girl who loves two things: kicking ass and kicking ass. She’s not your every day quasi-demon, half-demon and half-human, girl. For the past five years, Myla has lived for the days she gets to fight in Purgatory’s arena. When souls want a trial by combat for their right to enter heaven or hell, they go up against her, and she hasn’t lost a battle yet.

But as she starts her senior year at Purgatory High, the arena fights aren’t enough to keep her spirits up anymore. When the demons start to act weird, even for demons, and the King of the Demons, Armageddon, shows up at Myla’s school, she knows that things are changing and it’s not looking good for the quasi-demons. Myla starts to question everything, and doesn’t like the answers she finds. What happened seventeen years ago that turned the quasi-demons into slave labour? Why was her mom always so sad? And why won’t anyone tell her who her father is? Things heat up when Myla meets Lincoln, the High Prince of the Thrax, a super sexy half-human and half-angel demon hunter. But what’s a quasi-demon girl to do when she falls for a demon hunter? It’s a good thing that Myla’s not afraid of breaking a few rules. With a love worth fighting for, Myla’s going to shake up Purgatory.

Book Review:

*I received this audio book from the author as part of a blog tour hosted by YA Bound Book Tours *

This book follows the life of Myla – a quasi demon living in purgatory – who loves to kick ass. She is a fighter demon who is taken to the arena to fight souls who are being sent to hell, which she loves.

She is determined to find out who her dad is, and what happened to her mother before the demon war. She begins to investigate what happened when an angel gives her bits of the past in her dreams in order for her to put the pieces of the puzzle together.
In the meantime, Myla is falling in love with the high prince of the Thrax – a warrior race – who sees her as nothing but a demon, a lower race. 

The pair of them get closer and their feelings become obvious. But there is one issue – the Prince is supposedly promised to another woman – who Myla can’t stand. I really wanted to find out if the two of them get together in the end. 

Things in purgatory are changing, and not for the better. Myla needs to find out what is happening, and figure out a way to stop it before history repeats itself and people get hurt. As well as this, she is working on finding out what happened to her mum in the past and why she is always so sad, and so overprotective.

I liked the main character – Myla. She was a strong and independent quasi-demon. She loved to kick ass and be the best. She was easy to like, and you were automatically on her side through the whole book. She is the type of person that you want to be – strong and brave.
Lincoln, on the other hand, was a but of a douche. In the beginning at least. As the story goes on, he becomes a character that I like. As his feelings for Myla develop, he turns into a more likeable character and all of a sudden, you hope that he gets his happy ever after. 

The plot development of the story was so interesting, and I couldn’t get enough of it. I just wanted to know what happens to the characters. All main characters also develop throughout the story, growing and changing.

I really enjoyed this book, and I cannot wait to get into the next book in the series 🙂 Thank you to Christina Bauer for sending me the audio book and to YA Bound Book Tours for organising the tour.
Thank you for reading my review of Angelbound by Christina Bauer. I hope you enjoyed it! Until next time, happy reading.

About the Author:

authorChristina Bauer knows how to tell stories about kick-ass women. In her best selling
Angelbound series, the heroine is a part-demon girl who loves to fight in Purgatory’s Arena and falls in love with a part-angel prince. This young adult best seller has driven more than 500,000 ebook downloads and 9,000 reviews on Goodreads and retailers. It is now available as an audiobook on Audible and iTunes. Bauer has also told the story of the Women’s March on Washington by leading PR efforts for the Massachusetts Chapter. Her pre-event press release the only one sent out on a major wire service resulted in more than 19,000 global impressions and redistribution by over 350 different media entities including the Associated Press. Christina graduated from Syracuse University’s Newhouse School with BA’s in English along with Television, Radio, and Film Production. She lives in Newton, MA with her husband, son, and semi-insane golden retriever, Ruby.

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#ARC #BookReview | The Horse’s Arse by Laura Gascoigne

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 Title: The Horse’s Arse
Author: Laura Gascoigne
Release Date: April 4, 2017
Publisher: Clink Street Publishing
Goodreads’ Rating: 4 / 5 stars
My Rating: ♥♥♥

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Synopsis:
Patrick Phelan is an ageing artist who has never made it big but who somehow manages to live on air in a North London suburb.

When not running art classes for amateurs, Patrick wrestles in the shed at the bottom of his garden with his life’s work: a series of visionary canvases of The Seven Seals.

When his wheeler-dealer son Marty turns up with a commission from a rich client for some copies of paintings by modern masters, Phelan reluctantly agrees; it means money for his ex-wife Moira. However the deal with Marty is, typically, not what it seems.

What follows is a complex chain of events involving fakery, fraud, kidnapping, murder, the

Russian Mafia and a cast of dubious art world characters. A contemporary spin on Joyce Cary’s classic satire The Horse’s Mouth, The Horse’s Arse by Laura Gascoigne is a crime thriller-cum-comic-fable that poses the serious question: where does art go from here?

Book Review:

* I received this book in exchange for an honest review. This does not influence my opinion or review of this book *

I first want to say that I don’t know anything about art, so I did find it a little hard to follow in some places – mainly in the beginning, where there was a lot of talk about the different styles of different artist, etc. 

We are mainly following a man named Pat – an artist, who never seems to catch his big break. He also teaches novice artists in his shed on the side of painting his main works – The Seven Seals. His son comes to him and asks him to paint a number of copies of other paintings to which he makes a nice sum of money.

Apart from the beginning of the book being very full of art lingo that I was not fluent in, I also found it quite difficult to keep up with the writing. I found it to be quite disjointed and there were so many different characters introduced in very little time, I really had to concentrate on getting the details straight in my head.

Overall, it was enjoyable – it had a great plot and characters (once you got to know who was who and what they were all doing in the story).

Thank you for stopping by to read my review of The Horse’s Arse by Laura Gascoigne. I hope you enjoyed it. Until next time, happy reading!

About the Author:

Currently living in Hampstead, North London, Laura Gascoigne has worked as an art journalist for over twenty years, editing Artists & Illustrators (1994-1999) before going freelance. Laura was born in Cairo in 1950, the daughter of a bookseller and an Italian teacher, and grew up in Brussels and Cambridge before studying Classics at Oxford University. Her sister is the writer Marina Warner. Surrounded as a child by the paintings her father collected, she has always had a passion for art and when not writing about it, she paints.

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#BookReview | The Pale Dreamer by Samantha Shannon (The Bone Season #0.5)

pale dreamer.jpg Title: The Pale Dreamer
Author: Samantha Shannon
Series: The Bone Season #0.5
Release Date: December 6, 2016
Publisher: Bloomsbury
Genre: Fantasy; Young Adult; Paranormal
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Goodreads’ Rating: 4.2 / 5 stars
My Rating: ♥♥♥♥
Goodreads’ Synopsis:
In the perilous heart of Scion London, a dangerous and valuable poltergeist is on the loose – and it must be caught before chaos erupts on the streets of the capital. Here, the clairvoyant underworld plays by its own rules, and rival gangs will stop at nothing to win such a magnificent prize.

Sixteen-year-old Paige Mahoney is working for Jaxon Hall, the most notorious mime-lord in the city. He thinks she is hiding a powerful gift, but it refuses to surface. Maybe this is the opportunity she needs to secure her position in his gang, the Seven Seals…

Book Review:

* I received this book from the publisher in exchange for an honest review. This does not affect my opinion or review in any way *

This novella was at the back of the copy of The Bone Season that I received from the publisher, so I thought that I would read it first, as it is the prequel to the entire series.

In The Pale Dreamer we are introduced to Paige Mahoney at the age of sixteen, when she begins to work for Jaxon Hall in the Seven Seals – a gang within the clairvoyant underworld. She is embarking on her first ‘mission’ to catch a poltergeist who is causing a little bit of trouble.

This book was short and to the point. It gave me an insight to the world of clairvoyants and the main characters that I would be following when I read the other books in the series. I have the feeling that Paige is going to be a badass in the rest of the books, as she seems to be pretty tough, but her abilities are only just beginning to surface. I am excited to see what happens in the rest of the series!

Who else has read this book, or the series? What did you think? I would love to hear your thoughts!
Thanks for coming by to read my review of The Pale Dreamer, and until next time, happy reading!

About the Author:

samantha shannon Samantha Shannon was born and raised in West London. She started writing in abundance when she was twelve, started her first novel when she was fifteen, and studied English Language and Literature at St Anne’s College, Oxford, from 2010 – 2013, graduating with a 2:1.

In 2013, she published The Bone Season, the internationally bestselling first installment in a seven-book series of fantasy novels. Its first sequel, The Mime Order, was published in 2015, and she’s currently editing the third book in the series, The Song Rising. She is also working on a high fantasy novel. Film rights to the Bone Season are held by the Imaginarium Studios, Chernin Entertainment and 20th Century Fox.

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#BlogTour #BookReview | Forbidden Dance by Deanna Roy

coverTitle: Forbidden Dance
Author: Deanna Roy
Release Date: March 28th, 2017
Series: Lovers Dance Book 1
Genre: Contemporary; Romance; New Adult
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Goodreads’ Rating: 4.07 / 5 stars
My Rating: ♥♥♥♥

Goodreads’ Synopsis:
She was hidden from the world. Then he arrived.

An emotional new novel from six-time USA Today bestselling author Deanna Roy
For four years, I’ve lived in almost total seclusion. Homeschooled, forbidden from social media, seeing no one other than the dancers at Dreamcatcher Academy, where I teach ballet to little girls in wheelchairs.

Then Blitz arrives.

He’s the disgraced host of Dance Blitz, a bawdy reality show where Blitz sleeps with as many dancers as possible while looking for his perfect partner.
At least he was. A few weeks ago, he got kicked off his own show.
He’s at my academy for a publicity stunt, and my wheelchair ballerinas are his ticket back into the public’s good graces.
I intend to hate him and stay as far away as possible. But when he looks at me, I can’t resist. Before I realize what’s happened, we’re sneaking into back rooms, dancing, kissing, planning dates away from the cameras and the wrath of my family.
But I’m afraid. I have a secret at the academy, a small, wonderful, terrible secret, and if I stay with Blitz, the world will find out

Book Review:

I received this book as part of the blog tour in exchange for an honest review – this does not alter my review or opinion of the book in any way.

I was really intrigued about this book because I am a major lover of dance and when I read that this book was a love story about dancers, I had to request to be on the tour.

We follow Livia, a nineteen-year-old who is a bit of a prisoner in her own life. Her dad doesn’t let her do anything in case she comes into contact with a boy. She was home-schooled and is probably going to end up going to an online college and being stuck at home forever. She endures this because of something in her past that made her dad become this way (not going to spoil it for you!) but her small pleasure is that she is allowed to attend ballet classes at a local dance academy.

While doing some practice, she meets a man named Benjamin – everyone calls him Blitz – and he is a star with his own reality-t.v. dancing show. The pair get to know each other and a love kindles between them. This love is forbidden in many ways, but that doesn’t stop them, and Livia is torn between being a good daughter or falling in love.

Livia’s character is sheltered but curious. She had a regular life before and now she is kept indoors and away from the outside world. I wanted to scream at her a lot of the time as she just keeps doing as her father says, even though she is an adult. He has kept her so sheltered and hidden that she knows nothing about the world or how to be her own person.

Benjamin ‘Blitz’ Craven is a Hollywood star who has been publicly shamed and comes to Texas to hide and do some things to get him back in the good books. He is crazy about Livia and they dance amazingly together, but their relationship has to be a secret and he hates it. I liked his character – most of the time. When he was with Livia he was a true gentleman. But once he had his show back and headed back to L.A he went back to his old self and that really hurt Livia.

I really did enjoy this book. The love between the two characters was refreshing and the fact that it was forbidden made it that much more exciting. The last 20% of the book had me on the edge of my seat and I was nervous, I didn’t know how it was going to end. But I must say, I loved the ending. 

This book is a standalone but it also forms part of a series and I think I need to get my hands on the other books to see what is happening in the lives of Livia and Benjamin.
Thank you for reading my review of Forbidden Dance by Deanna Roy. And be sure to check out the other posts and reviews of this book on the blog tour!

Thank you to Giselle from Xpresso Book Tours for allowing me to be part of this blog tour!

Until next time, happy reading!

About the Author:

Deanna Roy is the six-time USA Today bestselling author of contemporary romance and women’s fiction.

She is a passionate advocate for women who have lost babies. She has several books on the subject, including her bestseller FOREVER INNOCENT, a romance about a couple whose baby is taken off life support at seven days old.

She has run the website PregnancyLoss.Info for fifteen years, including many large spin-off support groups both online and in person.

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