Sunday, April 19, 2015

Review: The Consequences of Loving Colton by Rachel Van Dyken

The Consequences of Loving Colton
(Consequences, #1)
by Rachel Van Dyken  
New Adult 
Asked to Review
Average Goodreads Rating: 4.25
Published by: April 21, 2015

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

My name is Milo Caro and I have a confession to make.



I’ve been in love with Colton Mathews since I was five. He should have known that sharing a cookie with a sugar obsessed little monster would do the trick–it sealed his fate. So really, the fact that he’s sporting a black eye, a limp, almost got ran over by a car, and was nearly responsible for another person’s death? Right. HIs fault. Not mine. 

I made a pact with myself–this weekend would be different. I’d come home for my brothers wedding, smile, and Colton would naturally melt into my arms, we’d get married have five kids, live in a house by the river, and get a dog named scratch (clearly I’ve thought this through).

What really happened? I punched my brother in the face, Colton kissed me and apologized, I lied about having a boyfriend, oh and everyone wants to meet the mystery man. 

They say laughter always comes before insanity–ha, ha. All I wanted was my brother’s best friend…instead I’m sitting in prison. 

Let this be a lesson to you all…life rarely happens the way you want it to. 


My Rating: 3 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:  This book wasn't anything like I expected it to be. The strength of this book was that it was hilarious. The characters in the novel were so quirky that you couldn't help but laugh.

It was cheesy and predictable, but oh so funny. I loved the characters and couldn't wait to see what happened by the end of the book. 

If you are looking for a hilarious book, this one is definitely a great pick. 

So why 3 stars? It was hilarious, but the story dragged at times for me. 

Warnings/Side-notes: Fairly tame as far as New Adult goes. I'd recommend for 16+ still though. Lots of drinking references, references to drugs, and sex are included.

The Wrap-up: A hilarious fun read. 

Love,

Danica Page

2 comments:

  1. I love books that make me LOL. Genuinely funny books can make up for a weak and/or predictable plot any day... for me anyway. This sounds cute... I hadn't heard of it before, but I'm definitely interested :)

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    1. Thanks for commenting. It was a decent read. Not my favorite, but it was definitely hilarious.

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