Tuesday 23 July 2013

Touching Melody Blog Tour - #Review & #Giveaway

Book & Author details:

Touching Melody by RaShelle Workman
Series: Forever First #1
Publication date:  June 2013
Genre: New Adult Contemporary

Maddie Martin's first weekend at college is nothing like she's used to. It's wild, like the wilderness on which the University of Bellam Springs sits. Roped into going to a frat party, she literally runs into Kyle Hadley. The boy she's loved since she was nine. The boy she promised all of her firsts to. But that was before his father killed her parents.

Determined to stay away from him, she throws herself into her music. Practicing piano eases her heavy heart, calms the sadness, and pushes away images of Kyle's face.

Until it doesn't.

Her music professor asks her to play a duet for their annual Graduation Gala. Doing so means she'll be assured another full ride scholarship. It's an opportunity she can't pass up.

But Kyle is the other half of the duet. And that means hours and hours of practicing.

Days and months of seclusion - just the two of them. And it's more than just music. It's passion like Maddie never believed was possible.

The inevitable happens. She falls in love with him all over again.

But, will loving him be enough to erase all the hate in her heart for his father? Can she look at him, and not see the evil in his family tree?

And maybe it's all a set up. Maybe Kyle is only pretending to care so he can finish what his father started, and kill her too.


RaShelle Workman is the bestselling author of the Dead Roses series ("Sleeping Roses" is being translated into Turkish, and will be available in print wherever Turkish books are sold in 2014), the Immortal Essence series, and the Blood and Snow series. She's sold over two hundred thousand copies of her novels worldwide in the past year, including Japan, Canada, and Europe. You can find RaShelle all over the web, but the best place to start is on her blog: www.rashelleworkman.com.

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Source: eARC for Honest Review from Author
Genre: NA

My Review...

Here is a story about first loves, first everything, loss,  denial and forgiveness

Maddie and Kyle sitting in a tree... (You get the drift. Childhood friends and first loves)

Then Holy shit tragedy happens and Maddie moves away with her controlling yet still loving aunt and uncle.

The whole time Maddie can't stop thinking about Kyle but because of the tragedy has vowed to not have him in her life.  Of course without telling him why and Girrrrrl don't you know assuming just makes an ass of u and me.

However, the whole time Kyle is still missing Maddie and is lost and confused but that did not stop him from being a wee bit of a slut (so not a lot of firsts left for Maddie. Oops) But his letters. Gah! What a friggin' sweetheart.

Fate and soulmates can be tricky buggers and Maddie and Kyle are forced to know each other again.  With more mis communication and yes more assumptions (girl did you not learn anything the first time), suspense and did not see that coming moments make a bumpy journey for Kyle and Maddie.

Cute story with loads of potential but I just didn't hundred percent connect with the story.

3 Soul mate loving thumbs up!
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  1. This sounds like a really good book. I cannot wait to get my hands on this. Thank you for the giveaway.

    1. It was a cute book and the giveaway is from the author. I was just playing host today. :) Hope you enjoy it.

  2. These gif reviews are so fun to read! >.< Thanks for being on the tour, Lauren!

    1. You are welcome and I am a huge fan of GIF's as I feel they give the review that little bit more. :) Thanks for putting the tour together. Awesome job as always.


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