Thursday, September 10, 2015

Review: Into My Arms by Lia Riley

Into My Arms
(Off the Map,#3.2)
by Lia Riley 
New Adult 
Asked to Review
Average Goodreads Rating: 3.93
Published on: September 8, 2015

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

"You’re here because I want to touch you.”

Beth Jacobs spends her days slogging away in a corporate “fish bowl,” as the hard-working assistant for one of North America’s youngest dot-com billionaires. Aleksander “Z” Zavtra is the definition of dark and dangerous with a sexy Eastern European snarl. He’s also ruthless. Curt. Exacting. An infuriating man she loves to hate. While Beth hardly sees him, it’s as if he’s always watching her . . .

Z doesn’t do romance. But he never expected to be captivated by a whip-smart, fiery assistant who just so happens to share an uncanny resemblance to the beautiful face that haunts his dreams. He craves Beth. He wants to stroke her skin, to feel her heat beneath him. And what Z wants, he gets. And for one weekend, the lines between employer and employee are blurred as Z and Beth give themselves completely to the dark pleasures they’ve both been dreaming about.


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.

Why did I decide to turn the pages? I've enjoyed other books by the author. 

My Overall Thoughts/Impressions: Okay this is a classic case of the type of book that makes me question how I do my reviews. I enjoyed it, and thought it was a fun read. But I hate the message that it is actually conveying.

Most often I read for enjoyment and not really for the message it is sending. 

So if you dislike books that emphasize male dominance, sex, and unhealthy relationships, don't read this one.

If you prefer reading for fun or enjoy novels that are short, fast paced, and fun, give it a shot.  

I didn't think the plot or the characters were very developed. However, it also was a novella and so everything was fast paced.

I think fans of the series will enjoy it. 

So why 3 stars? I didn't hate it, but I didn't love it either. 

Can I read the series out of order? Yes. 

Warnings/Side-notes: 17+. New Adult on the more adult side.

The Wrap-up: An enjoyable, quick read. 

Love,

Danica Page

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