Review: Envy by Dylan Allen

» 15 June, 2018 » DNF Reviews, Reviews » 0 comments

Review: Envy by Dylan Allen

I’ve seen this book all over my feed and since I’m a sucker for friends-to-lovers/second chance romance, I decided to pick this up. It became apparent early on that this might be a dud. For one, there were so many things happening to the characters. This is a very plot driven book. So much so that all the characters did was to react to every single thing that’s happened to them. It would’ve probably worked more if the things that happened made sense but sometimes they don’t. That whole “beard” thing came out of nowhere like why? There are some plot points that happened in this book that I didn’t particularly care for but I have no problem with. Unfortunately, it wasn’t done well here. The characters also fell flat to me. I mean, Graham and Apollo both possess a cadre of standard NA character tropes: – dead parents -neglectful parents -sick […]

ARC Review: The First Kiss (Sweetest Kisses #2) by Grace Burrowes

» 18 January, 2015 » 2-star reviews, ARC Reviews, DNF Reviews, Reviews » 0 comments

ARC Review: The First Kiss (Sweetest Kisses #2) by Grace Burrowes

I hate, HATE not finishing books, which is why I very rarely DNF, but in this case, I just had to. The story wasn’t going anywhere and everything about it just annoyed me. So my first DNF for the year, and I feel so bad because Grace Burrowes writes wonderful historicals. Unfortunately, her contemporary effort failed to impress me. Now onto my review… The First Kiss by Grace Burrowes My rating: DNF Call me defeatist all you want, I just couldn’t continue on anymore. DNF @ 50% I don’t usually rate DNFs but I will make an exception on this case. As per GR rating standard, 2 stars is okay. So 2 stars it is. So before I go on to my review, let say something about the cover first. It’s a lie. Don’t get me wrong. It’s cute and all that but it doesn’t represent the book correctly in my […]