Review: Where the Road Takes Me by Jay McLean




SYNOPSIS

Chloe has one plan for the future, and one plan only: the road. She’s made a promise to herself: don’t let anyone in, and don’t let anyone love her. She’s learned the hard way what happens if she breaks her rules. So she’s focused on being invisible and waiting until she can set out on the road—her dream of freedom, at least for a little while.

Blake Hunter is a basketball star who has it all—everything about him looks perfect to those on the other side of his protective walls. He can’t let anyone see the shattered pieces behind the flawless facade or else all his hopes and dreams will disappear.

One dark night throws Chloe and Blake together, changing everything for Blake. For Chloe, nothing changes: she has the road, and she’s focused on it. But when the so-called perfect boy starts to notice the invisible girl, they discover that sometimes with love, no one knows where the road may lead.


REVIEW

ARC kindly provided by NetGalley in exchange for an honest review

Okay, so I was really excited about this book because I love the More Than Series, but it just didn’t give me the same kind of feels. 

Chloe and Blake meet when they literally bump into each other. They spend the rest of the night hanging out and just talking. There was a kiss at the end of the night, but not a promise of more to come. That was Chloe’s decision mind you, not Blake’s. 

I loved Blake. He was so patient, understanding, and loving. Sometimes I just could not understand why he was still chasing after Chloe. That girl was just too much sometimes. He had a lot of things going on in his life too, but he wasn’t as difficult as Chloe was. 


I just could not connect with Chloe. I know that she’s had a hard life, but there were a lot of people that cared about her. It’s like she wanted to be miserable. I was just really frustrated with her. 



There were times when she showed that she was a nice person. An annoying one, but nice. 


Josh was a great character. He was a great guy and an awesome friend. I would read a book about him!


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Review: Soul Crossed (Of Demons and Angels #1) by Lisa Gail Green



SYNOPSIS

One Demon.

One Angel.

One Soul.

Josh lived a reckless, selfish life, so upon his death, escaping the eternal torments of Hell by assuming the role of a powerful, soul-corrupting demon is an easy choice. His first soul assignment doesn’t seem too hard: the mortal Camden is already obsessed with weapons, pain, and torture. If only Josh wasn’t distracted by Cam’s beautiful friend, Grace.

Grace never expected to die violently at age sixteen, but now she’s an Angel, responsible for saving a soul. She can already see past Camden’s earthly flaws, so the job should be be easy. If only that handsome, playboy Josh would stop getting in the way.

It’s forbidden for an Angel to be with a Demon, so if Josh and Grace stop resisting each other, the results would be disastrous. 

And only one can claim Cam’s soul.


REVIEW

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Grace died and became an angel 

Josh died and became a demon. 

They both have a mission. Josh’s is to corrupt Cam and make sure that he fulfills his destiny. Which is to become the antichrist. 

Grace’s mission is to save Cam and make sure that he doesn’t become too dark to save.

Cam has a miserable life. His mom hates him and she makes sure that he knows it. 

Grace and Josh befriend Cam. The three of them hang out together. When Cam hangs out with Josh, he does really disturbing things that even Josh can’t stomach, and he’s a demon so that says a lot about Cam. 

When Cam is with Grace, they go visit different churches. 

So Cam acts and does different things when he’s with Josh and Grace. I kept hoping that Cam would turn out to be more good than bad because I feel really bad for him. I think what drives him to do disturbing things is the way his mom treats him. No one deserved to be treated like that for making a mistake. Especially making a mistake when that person was not old enough to understand what they’ve done. 

Josh and Grace’s love story was cute and sweet. Josh really tried to change for Grace and the sacrifices that he made for her showed just how much he loved her.

Being good really does pay off.  


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