Book four of Winter Games Series Review Nick Frost is known for being one of the SnowMassholes along with his best friends Chance and Emmett. Frost lives up to his name since he’s as cold-hearted as the mountain itself. The only girl he has ever wanted, never glanced at him let alone give him theContinue reading “Book Review: In Too Deep By Rebecca Sharp”
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Book Review: Five Reasons to Go by Candace Knoebel
As soon as I was approved for an ARC of this novel, we picked up the previous novel in the series: Ten Reasons to Stay. When I finished reading Corrine’s story, I was not looking forward to reading Jack’s story. Jack was a complete tool. I’m glad I read both novels. Reading the first book gave me a better understanding about Jack–who he is where he comes from. It makes it easier in his novel to understand why he wants to change and never wants to be that guy again. In Jack’s story: Five Reasons to Go, I had more sympathy for Jack because of everything he went through before with Corrine and after. Jack is flawed but still relatable.
Jack’s story begins at the same point Corrine’s story begins–with both of them together. But unlike Corrine’s story, the reader is moved through those last few years with Corrine fairly quickly. I’m not sure if I would have understood everything that happened with Corrine had I not bought the previous novel. This part of the novel still paints Jack in a negative light even in his own story.
Jack Swanson has been married to Corrine since shortly after graduating college. The harder he works to appease her the worse their marriage gets. He has the brilliant idea of an open marriage. Every Thursday–home by midnight. No staying over and protection is a must! This concept blows up in his face when his wife falls in love with Cole (All of this in in the previous novel). Jack is a complete wreck after Corrine divorces him. He realizes how terrific his life really was with Corrine. He also realized how horrible of a person he was to Corrine and Jessica. How his actions have hurt both women.
BOOK REVIEW: Shattered Rhythm by R.B. Hillard
Chaz Jones has not had an easy life. His stepfather abused him in a multitude of ways that has left permanent scars on him both physically and emotionally. He keeps everyone at arms length including his new band mates. Chaz was just hired by Meltdown to be their new drummer after their previous drummer was fired for his drug addiction. Chaz feels like the outsider of the group–which in a way he is. Meltdown has been together for years. Grant and Nash started the band with Luke and Dave coming shortly thereafter. But the band has been in turmoil. It seems that after Grant fixed the record label issue by all of them buying out part of the label, Nash being kidnapped, Luke’s death, and Grant’s stalker behind bars–the band is starting to come together with the addition of Evan, the new keyboardist. Chaz’s role in Grant’s stalker has left him without–he can no longer write or down himself in music. His escape.