Saturday, July 11, 2015

Review: Carry Me Home by Lia Riley

Carry Me Home
(Off the Map,#3.1 (mostly a standalone)
by Lia Riley
New Adult 
Asked to Review
Average Goodreads Rating: 3.92
Published on: May 5, 2015

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


Love doesn’t have to be perfect to be true…

Years ago, Tanner Green loved Sunny Letman. She was meant to be his first kiss, first love, first everything. Then their world spun upside-down and out of control.

Free-spirited Sunny doesn’t do commitment. Sure, guys are great for a night or a week, but she always leaves first. That is, until professional skateboarder and town golden boy, Tanner Green, unexpectedly walks back into her life.

Despite their broken history, a fragile and undeniably electric connection still holds them together. Now Tanner has to convince Sunny that even though love isn’t always perfect, it’s worth sticking around for. . .
 


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:  This is more of a standalone novel than a continuance of the Off the Map series. 

I enjoyed this one a lot. Sunny and Tanner were great characters, and I loved seeing how they interacted with each other.

Lia Riley's writing was great and it was a fast paced story. I loved how she weaved her story.

The novel was a fun, fast read for me. I thought it touched on some interesting issues, and on the whole, it was an enjoyable read.

Major Strengths: Great characterization and fast paced. 

Major Weaknesses: Overtly sexual at times. 

So why 3 stars? It was a fun read, but it didn't quite stand out enough to be a 4.

Can I read the series out of order? Yes! Definitely. 

Warnings/Side-notes: Strong language and several sexual moments. 17+. 

The Wrap-up: I enjoyed this novel more than the Off the Map series. I loved the characters and the writing style. 

Love,

Danica Page

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