Saturday 1 June 2013

Live For You Book Blog Tour - Review

Title: Live For You (Boys of the South ~Book 1)

Author: Marquita Valentine                                   

Release date: May 29, 2013

Age Group: New Adult

Genre: Contemporary Romance

Tour organized by: AToMR Tours


Book Description: 

On the surface, twenty-two year old Cole Morgan is exactly what any girl would be proud to take home to meet her parents: He’s charming, intensely handsome and goal-oriented...Only he has some secrets of his own, which include provoking bar fights and a former drug-addict of a mother slowly wasting away in a medical facility. 

At barely twenty, Violet Lynn is Country Music's hottest star, until one night of partying gets out of control. Violet ends up in jail and on TMZ. Suddenly, she’s the girl least likely to be invited anywhere. Sick of the drama and keeping secrets, she runs away from the prying eyes of the paparazzi to her grandmother’s home in Forrestville, North Carolina.

A chance meeting knocks Cole off his feet, but he doesn’t recognize Violet for who she is. In fact no one does and Violet plans to keep it that way.

Circumstances, however annoying, keep throwing Violet and Cole together. Unable to stop themselves they give into the inevitable.

But when Nashville is ready to forgive and forget, Violet is forced to choose between Cole and claiming her spot as the new and improved Princess of Country Music.

Will Violet and Cole have the courage to live for their dreams...Or their hearts?


About Marquita

Nationally Bestselling Author, Marquita Valentine, writes small town romances that are anything but small. Lisa Kleypas, Carly Phillips and Rachel Gibson are her favorite contemporary authors. Marquita met her husband aka Hot Builder at Sonic when they were in high school. She suggests this location to all of her single friends in search of a good man -- and if that doesn't work, they can console themselves with cheesy tatertots. She lives in North Carolina in a very, very small town with Hot Builder and their two children.

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Tour Giveaway:
(1)  Print copy of Live For You – International
(1)  $75 Amazon Gift Card – open to countries able to accept Amazon Gift Cards

To see other stops on the tour for reviews, guest posts, and excerpt click here or the tour button below.

Source: eARC for Honest Review
Genre: New YA

My Review...

I was needing a read that was not to heavy with a bit of heartbreak and this fit the bill perfectly for me.

It is about a girl who made mistakes and unfortuntaley was in the lime light so it made it so much worse.
And a boy with so much baggage and heart ache from the cards he was dealt.

For Violet Rae & Cole there connection was perfect right from the start even though Violet Rae kept putting her foot in her mouth.

Individually they didn't know that they needed hope, forgiveness, friendship and love but together that is what they got.

Together they found that they were stronger as a unit than individually and they both found love when and where they least expected it.

In the end I really did like this book.  A sweet story about family, friendship, loss, hope and love.

I was left with a few answers in this book about what really happened to Rae as it was alluded that there were pieces of the truth missing but I am hoping that more of the truth of her past will be made clear in the next couple of installments of the this series.

4 thumbs up!
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