Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Review: The Consequences of Revenge by Rachel Van Dyken

The Consequences of Revenge
(Consequence,#2)
by Rachel Van Dyken
New Adult 
Asked to Review
Average Goodreads Rating: 4.28
Published on: June 9, 2015
Pages: 319

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


After losing his best friend to another guy, the notoriously too-confident Max Emory suddenly feels lost. He may have devastatingly good looks, an abundance of charm, and a claim to one of the biggest hotel empires around, but he has no ambition anymore. So when his fed-up friends decide they’ve had enough of his moping, they sign him up to be the next bachelor on the reality series Love Island. And between his pride and his forged signature on an ironclad contract, Max just can’t say no.

Now he’s stranded in paradise with twenty-four women, one terrifying goat, and Becca, the breathtaking barista who already turned him down back home. The closer Max gets to Becca, the more determined he becomes to win her over. As she gets to know him better, things start heating up. But is Becca really after Max’s heart—or is she after the cash prize she could claim once the cameras stop rolling? 


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: I went into this one expecting to read a funny book. The first book that I read was hilarious but a pretty average read.

That was my expectation for this book as well and that's exactly what I got.

The book was funny and I think fans of The Bachelor would really like it. I have never watched The Bachelor, but it was pretty hilarious.

I thought the writing was fairly good. The characters were as quirky as ever. That was something I really enjoyed. I loved watching the characters interact. 

Major Strengths: Funny plot and quirky characters.

Major Weaknesses: Just a pretty average read. 

So why 3 stars?

Can I read the series out of order? Yes, this can be read as a standalone. 

Warnings/Side-notes: 17+ for sexual references and instances of strong language. 

The Wrap-up: It was enjoyable and a pretty average read, but I did enjoy it. 

Love,

Danica Page

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