Monday, August 31, 2015

Saving Her by Alexis Noelle (***)

Saving HerPeople lie. Love is meant for fairy tales, not real life. My heart was crushed by a man who promised me everything and then took it all away. He proved to me that you never really know someone. But this man makes me want to throw caution to the wind. I don’t want love, but I do want Mason Brooks.

Love is a fantasy. Something that people convince themselves is real, but it isn’t. I was taught at a very young age that love is toxic. Since then I have learned to need no one. Only my small group of friends is given my loyalty. I have no use for love. Even though I know she's dangerous, she makes me wonder what her touch would feel like. Lacey Hunt is toxic to me.

When two people are irreparably broken can they rise from the ashes?

Can love exist in two black hearts?

REVIEW:  3.5 stars

I was really unsure about this one in the beginning. It felt a bit choppy and just off  but as the book moved on I started to get sucked in. It was a heartbreaking book, but uplifting as well. I knew halfway through this one that I would not like the ending but I kept reading anyway because it did drag me in to the story. This is not a cliffhanger, but its not a true happily ever after either..which really surprised me as most of these books all end with flowers and rainbows. It was worth the read and I feel like it was more like 3.5 stars.  I would have given it a 4 star but the book seemed to be a bit choppy in places, not really fully fleshed out. I think if the author had expanded their interactions a bit more, had more meat to the story it would have come off smoother and more interesting. Overall it was a great book though. 

By the way:  this does not show that its part of a series, but came to find out when I looked at the author page on Goodreads that this was like the second or third book.. some of the side characters already had a book to themselves. So you may want to read those first. not sure of the order since its not listed as a series.