Monday, June 29, 2015

Review: At any Price by Brenna Aubrey

At any Price 
(Gaming System,# 1)
by Brenna Aubry 
New Adult 
Asked to Review
Average Goodreads Rating: 3.96
Published by: Silver Griffin Associates
Published on: December 19, 2013

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

Achievement Unlocked: Geek Virgin

When Mia Strong, proud geek-girl and popular gaming blogger, auctions off her virginity online, she knows she'll make waves. But what she will not be making is a love connection. Her rules are set in stone: One night. No further contact.

It's a desperate step, but it's the only way she can go to medical school and pay her mother's mounting hospital bills.

Difficulty Level: Millionaire CEO 

Adam Drake, the enigmatic auction winner, is a software prodigy who made his first million at seventeen. Now, in his mid-twenties, he's sexy, driven and--as CEO of his own gaming company--he's used to making the rules. Before Mia knows what's happening, he's found the loophole in the rules of her auction. Every stipulation she's made to protect her heart gets tossed by the wayside.

She can't tell if he's playing her...or if he's playing for keeps.


My Rating: 3 out of 5 stars.

Disclaimers: I received a copy 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:  The book was quite predictable. I guessed everything that was going to happen from about the third chapter. However, if you are like me and predictability isn't that big of a turn off, then you will discover this one to be a fun read.

The book plot was easy for me to unravel and the characters were pretty much cookie-cutter. However, the book did have some moments of depth, and was an enjoyable read.

If you are looking for a fun book that doesn't require much thought, then this one is a fun one. 

The Characters: The characters could have been more multifaceted. I thought that they all conformed to pre-established ideals. 

Major Strengths: Fun and cute. It was entertaining. 

Major Weaknesses: Predictability. While normally I don't consider this a weakness, this time I did because I felt like the novel could lacked originality due to the predictability.

So why 3 stars? It was a fun, quick enjoyable read that I found entertaining. I do want to see how the next book in the series goes. However, I hate when there are three books about one couple. 

Warnings/Side-notes: By the nature of the book, I think you can guess that this one is 17+. The book contains sexual content and language suitable for 17+. 

The Wrap-up: Another fun beach read. 

Love,

Danica Page

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