Monday, July 16, 2012

ARC Review: Risking it all by Jennifer Schmidt

This is a wonderful story of two best friends, risking it all for love.  I read this all in one sitting because I couldn’t put it down! My heart bled for Kennedy and Memphis.  They kept trying and doing everything wrong. 

Memphis and Kennedy definitely had that spark and energy of two people dying to be more than friends, but neither one was willing to take that chance. Once they did finally take the plunge, they kept saying and doing the wrong things. They just ended up hurting each other as only two people in love could. I cried so hard over all the things Kennedy and Memphis kept saying to each other. I just wanted to shout at them to stop it!

The countryside of Alaska was a romantic setting for them to finally get together and added so much heat to the story. The first time Memphis and Kennedy finally hooked up, I thought I was going to combust just from reading it. It was so rough and tumble and definitely spur of the moment. The second, third, fourth, etc. were all just as hot.

Kennedy killed me at certain points in the story. She became such a doormat at one point, I wanted to reach into the book and slap some sense into her. She did finally learn her lesson, stand up for herself and become the woman she should be. Unfortunately she did it without Memphis. She finally hurt him one too many times and he left her. I just wanted to shake her!

Ms. Schmidt did a fantastic job of resolving the problems Memphis and Kennedy had. I was so excited to see them get their HEA but I still cried through the whole thing. I was afraid it was going to fall apart, just when they were so close to getting it all.

Jennifer Schmidt did a fantastic job of building a romance between two wonderful people. We should all be so lucky to find the kind of love and passion she painted in her story.

1 comment:

Maria D. said...

Good review! This sounds like a keeper:)


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