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Thursday, September 6, 2012

Sophies Turn/ RABT VBTour

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  Synopsis:


Slapper. Slut. Adulteress. These are hardly words that Sophie Penhalligan would
normally use to describe herself. Yet this is exactly how she is behaving, all things considered,
even if she isn’t quite married to Tim yet. And it’s all happening because her past is coming to tempt her! Nine years ago, she met her teenage idol and rock star extraordinaire, Dan, up close and personal. Well, almost. Now Dan has crash-landed back in her life. How could Tim ever stand a chance against the charming, handsome singer? How could she?


My Review:

I found Sophie's Turn to be a smart and sassy read.  It is a sweet romantic story about a girl who doesn't know her own mind and she is trying to define herself and her moral high road while opportunity knocks. Sophie is one of those people that just doesn't quite know how to avoid temptation.   Is she bored? maybe.  Does she just want to make sure, she's not settling?   Yeah...who wouldn't want the best there is for the rest of their life.   I related to her wholeheartedly.   Sometimes we take three steps back to finally come one decided step forward.  Yeah, I could relate to her quite well.

Ms Wells writing developed her characters well and showed the growth in Sophie throughout the pages and I was quite taken by the local lingo used throughout the book (British).
I enjoyed the book and the storyline and loved her characters.   It's fun and it took me back a few decades(only 1 or 2....ok 4) .   Remember Herman's Hermits?   Oh Yeah!   I could've been a groupie!

 

About the Author:

 
Rock On! Nicky Wells writes fun and glamorous contemporary romance featuring a rock star
and the girl next door. Her debut novel, Sophie’s Turn, is the first part in her Rock Star Romance
Trilogy. Not unlike Sophie, her heroine, Nicky loves rock music, dancing, and eating lobsters.
When she’s not writing, Nicky is a wife, mother, and teaching assistant. Nicky is also a featured
author on the innovative reader/author project, loveahappyending.com.
Originally born in Germany, Nicky moved to the United Kingdom in 1993, and currently lives
in Bristol with her husband and two boys. In a previous professional life, Nicky worked as a
researcher and project manager for an international Human Resources research firm based in
London and Washington, D.C.

Visit Nicky on her blog where you can find articles, interviews, radio interviews and, of course,
an ongoing update on her work in progress, the second and third parts of the Rock Star
Romance Trilogy. You can also follow Nicky on Twitter and find her on Facebook.
Twitter Handle: @WellsNicky

  For Additional Reviews of Sophie's Turn, follow the tour links below:


September 6 - Beth Art From the Heart
September 7 - Wonderland Reviews
September 8 - Andi's Book Reviews 
September 11- Books For Me
September 12 - Solitary Bookworm
September 14 - My Seryniti 
September 15 - Sweeping the USA
September 17 - My Reading Room
September 18 - Up All Night Reviews
September 19 - A Date With a Book
September 24 - What's Beyond Forks?
September 25 - Paranormal Wastelands
September 26 - Coletta's Kitchen
September 27 - Cocktails and Books
September 28 - Booklovin Mama's
September 29 - Crazy Four Books
September 30 - Whoopeeyoo!
October 1 -  My Cozie Corner
October 2 -  Review's By Molly
October 3 -  Reader Girls




  *Disclosure of Material Connection: I am a member of Reading Addiction Blog Tours and a copy of this book was provided to me by the author. Although payment may have been received by Reading Addiction Blog Tours, no payment was received by me in exchange for this review. There was no obligation to write a positive review. All opinions expressed are entirely my own and may not necessarily agree with those of the author, publisher, publicist, or readers of this review. This disclosure is in accordance with the Federal Trade Commision’s 16 CFR, Part 255, Guides Concerning Use of Endorcements and Testimonials in Advertising*



6 comments:

Nicky Wells said...

Hello, Beth, it's wonderful to meet you here on your blog: Thank you for hosting me and my debut novel today. Thank you also for your lovely review: I am so thrilled that you enjoyed Sophie's Turn. That totally makes my day! :-) Thanks again and take care...
~Nicky

Sheryl said...

What a fun and lovely review. Loving this book more and more, Nicky! Well done you! :) xx

Nicky Wells said...

Loving you right back, Sheryl: thank you! And thanks again to Beth for her lovely thoughts. :-)

Chris Longmuir said...

I just had to read this review because it's such a good one and really does the book justice.

Nicky Wells said...

Ooh, Chris, I'm glad you stopped by here! Thanks for your lovely comment... sounds like you enjoyed Sophie's Turn, too. XX

Beth Cutwright said...

Thank you so much for your kind words... I totally enjoy books and characters I can relate to!