All posts for the day September 1st, 2013

Book Review – Keeping Her

Published 01/09/2013 by leannecrabtree

keeping her

Name: Keeping Her (Losing It, #1.5)

Author: Cora Carmack

Genre: New Adult, Contemporary

Release Date: 15th August 2013

Rating: 4 out of 5 stars

I received this ARC in exchange for an honest review.

What happens after the happy ending?

Garrick is over the moon that his girlfriend, Bliss, said yes. He’s finally found the love of his life. That means his worries are over, right?

But when he invites her to visit London and meet his family, he is presented with a whole new set of problems. How will his privileged and wealthy family react to Bliss’s unique brand of awkwardness?

Well as my regular visitors may know, I loved Losing It and Faking It, books 1 and 2 in this New Adult series so when I saw this come up on NetGalley, I just had to request it and I’m so happy they let me have it. (Thank you, publisher! :D)

This one alternates between Garrick and Bliss’ POV with each chapter and we see how they feel about going to London and meeting his family and friends. Garrick is worried how is mum will treat her and Bliss is worried they wont like her. Bliss being Bliss worries far too much but in that humorous way she has that leaves you smiling if not laughing out loud and Garrick is just his charming self trying to make things as easy as possible for her.

One scene I liked was where they go to meet his parents and Bliss, being her clumsy self, knocks over his mothers favourite vase and it smashes into pieces and she just stands there like a rabbit caught in headlights while going through this funny mental conversation with herself.

It isn’t a full length novel but plugs the gaps of what happened between Losing It and Faking It with Garrick and Bliss. It was short and sweet and if you are a fan of the series then you have to read this. (Just make sure you do it in order or you may get a little confused :D)

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