Tuesday, May 1, 2012

The Breakaway Blog Tour: Review + Giveaway


Hello everyone!  Today the lovely Michelle Argyle has invited me to be a part of her great blog tour for her new book, The Breakaway.  Today I'll be doing a review and e-book giveaway (which is open internationally) so I hope you guys will stick around and read my post.  Enjoy!! :)

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~Review~

Author: Michelle Davidson Argyle
Pages: 318
Format: ARC
Source: Michelle Argyle (Thank you!!)
Release Date: May 1, 2012
Rating: 5/5


Summery:
When Naomi Jensen is kidnapped, it takes her parents two days to realize she’s missing. Escape isn’t high on her list of priorities when all she has to return to is an abusive boyfriend and parents who never paid much attention to her. For the first time in her life she’s part of a family—even if it is a family of criminals. But she’s still a captive. In a desperate attempt to regain some control in her life, Naomi embarks on a dangerous plan to make one of her kidnappers think she’s falling in love with him. The plan works too well, and when faced with the chance to escape, Naomi isn’t sure she wants to take it.


Review:

I will admit that going into this book I didn’t think I would enjoy it that much.  But, after about 10 pages, I knew that I was wrong.

I loved it.  Loved loved loved it!  I usually avoid books like this because the whole being kidnapped situation really bothers me, but I really enjoyed this story about it.  I think the reason I did was because her captors were super-nice to her and didn’t really mess with her, if you know what I mean.  Even though it isn’t really a very eventful topic with a lot of action, I was completely hooked from page one and couldn’t stop reading.  The story line and writing were amazing, as well as the idea.  The events leading up to the climax were really good too, keeping me interested the entire time.  Really really good.

I really really like Naomi.  She was really really strong and handled her situation very well.  She was smart, could take care of herself, and I think she was an all-around great character.
And then there’s Jesse.  I must say, I didn’t really like him.  I LOVED HIM!!  Give me more Jesse!  He was so nice and sweet and totally swoon-worthy.  *drools over keyboard*
And, last but not least, I really liked the change that Naomi’s parents underwent.  I went from hating them to actually kind of liking them, especially the mom.  She underwent the biggest change, and I really liked that Argyle threw in that extra thing.

I really enjoyed this book a lot and I don’t think it’s being made into a series, but I really hope there’s at least a sequel so I can see what happens to Jesse.


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~Giveaway~

Today I am giving away an e-book edition of The Breakaway!  It is open internationally so I hope everyone will enter!  And comments are always appreciated!! :)




The Rules:
~There will be one winner. 
~Giveaway ends on May 20, 2012 @ 12:01 AM
~This giveaway is International
~Must be a GFC follower
~Must be 13 years or older.
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Thank you everyone for stopping by today!  I'm really glad I got to share this amazing read with you and I hope you entered the giveaway so you can get a copy of your own! :)

17 comments:

  1. Wow that does sound really good. That would make a good book club read.

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  2. this is the second great review I've seen for this book today - looking forward to it.

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  3. sounds like an exciting book! fun review!

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  4. Enjoyed your review. Grabbed giveaway button. Also grabbed your blog button and discovered I already had yours on my blog:) I guess it would look like I was collecting yours!

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  5. Hadn't heard of this book before today! Sounds great! There's a copy of masquerade up for grabs on my blog :)
    http://sarahelizabethsbookshelf.blogspot.co.uk/2012/04/giveaway-ebook-of-masquerade-by-cambria.html

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  6. The first sentence..beautiful! :D

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  7. I absolutely want to read this book. The main character sounds like a complex, intriguing girl.

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  8. Awesome giveaway! The book looks so interesting!

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  9. oh wow so glad you loved it! Now im so excited to read this book! Great review.

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  10. I want to read this book. Great review :)

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  11. This book sounds pretty awesome!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  12. Thanks for reminding me why I wanted to read this. Need to dig it out.

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  13. This book is on my to-reads list:) I feel like this book will be very interesting can't wait to read it! :)
    -JennyC

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  14. I've heard a lot about this book! Can't wait to read it! :)

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  15. The book's trama sounds very good.
    Thanks for the giveaway.

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