May 052014
 
Review: Written on Her Heart + Giveaway

This was a delightful romance story about a young woman and her author idol. Combining a romance story with an inside look at the life of a celebrity author, this book was quick and enjoyable read. The focus was mostly on the characters, who were fully formed and believable. Andi was everyone’s friend, and I loved how she kept blurting out comments, even when they weren’t appropriate. It was endearing and amusing, and never malicious. Her “friend” Rachel though… Ugh, what a piece of work. Still believable, yet not at all likeable. She was so malicious and almost the definition […]

Apr 072014
 
Review: Getting By

This was a fairly straight-forward contemporary romance. It had all the expected elements, but something fell short, and the story was a bit clunky. Part of this feeling came from Emma. She was a hard character to like. She was a serious workaholic with hidden secrets, who had little interest in forming connections with other people. Her standoffish attitude was hard to relate to, or sympathize with. Jake was a more personable character, but I found his overprotective behaviour a touch too much. I did like his brothers though, especially Mitch, whose humour added a little fun to the story. […]