Monday, February 23, 2015

Released Today Review: More Than Comics by Elizabeth Briggs

More Than Comics
(Chasing the Dream, #2)
by Elizabeth Briggs
New Adult 
Asked to Review
Average Goodreads Rating: 
Published on: February 23, 2015 
Pages: 163

Before I get into my review, here's the synopsis from Goodreads:


They're friends online - but can they be more in real life? 

Writer Tara McFadden has been friends with artist and drummer Hector Fernandez for years, long before his band became famous on reality TV – yet they’ve never met in person. They finally have a chance to connect offline when they’re both sent to Comic-Con to promote the graphic novel they collaborated on. 

Hector's secretly been in love with Tara for as long as he can remember, and once they meet, she sees him in a new light. All the years of longing lead to an incredible night of passion after one of his concerts, but neither is sure if their online relationship can translate into a real life romance – or if this will ruin their friendship forever. 

Over four crazy days at Comic-Con, Hector and Tara must decide if they want a future together. But when their story seems to be over, it’s up to Hector’s entire band to make sure he and Tara get their happy ending.


My Rating: 3.5 out of 5 stars. 

Disclaimers: I received an e-galley of this novel from the publisher in exchange for my honest opinion. I was not obligated to write a good review nor did I receive any compensation for writing this review.

My Overall Thoughts/Impressions:  I liked the first one in this series, so I jumped at the chance to review the sequel. I wasn't expecting it to be about Hector, but I was thrilled that it was. 

I loved this one! The first one was good, but for whatever reason I felt like I could connect with these characters more. I loved watching Tara and Hector interact. Maybe it's because I love when long-time friends start becoming a lot more than friends.

Any novel in which I like the characters is one that I enjoy reading. The book didn't necessarily explore any hard-hitting or dark themes. And yet, I loved the glimpse-into-the-life feel of the novel.

I don't like comics, but I did enjoy this one.

A great read for fans of the new adult genre. 

So why 3.5 stars? It stood out from other novels that I've read in the genre. It wasn't my favorite, but I did really enjoy it. 

Warnings/Side-notes: This is new adult, so there's several instances of strong language and sexual content. It's on the tamer side as far as new adult goes. 

The Wrap-up: An enjoyable, quick read. Definitely can't wait to read more from the author. 

Love,

Danica Page

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