ARC Review: Embracing Her Heart by Melissa Foster

Posted April 26, 2018 by Annie in Reviews / 8 Comments

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ARC Review: Embracing Her Heart by Melissa Foster
Embracing Her Heart
by Melissa Foster

3 Stars

BOOK INFO


Released: April 17th 2018
Series: The Montgomerys #1
Published by World Literary Press
Format: eARC
 

“Since I didn’t really like the interactions between the hero and heroine, that kind of hindered how much I enjoyed this book.”
~ Under the Covers

EMBRACING HER HEART is a new series for Melissa Foster. If you’ve read The Bradens and Montgomerys then you will probably know the tone for this series. Honestly, I don’t know why there are so many new series when really this book could be added to the others and it would still work. Sometimes I think it just makes things unnecessarily confusing because other than having new characters and a new setting, the books all have the same feel. Nevertheless, you can read this book as a standalone and be perfectly fine.

This particular book kind of has a love/hate relationship between the hero and heroine. Previously together, Reed and Grace have allowed some time to occur between their breakup. But once Reed appears back into Grace’s life, she doesn’t react to him the way he expects. There’s quite a bit of bickering between the two and I wasn’t a huge fan of that. It was a little over the top in some places and made me roll my eyes a lot. I guess I just didn’t believe it when the in the sentence before Reed is practically imagining Grace underneath him. So any words he said after just seemed unbelievable to me.

Since I didn’t really like the interactions between the hero and heroine, that kind of hindered how much I enjoyed this book. However, I do still think Foster writes well. I especially enjoy the way she is able to weave all the scenes together. The book flows like water, making the book very easy to devour. So I’m hoping I’ll enjoy the next book more than this one.

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About Melissa Foster

New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Author

"What sets Melissa Foster apart are her compelling characters who you care about... desperately...I dare you to read the first chapter and not be hooked." International bestseller, M.J. Rose

"Melissa Foster is a wonderful connector of readers and books, a friend of authors, and a tireless advocate for women. She is the real deal"--Author Jennie Shortridge

Melissa Foster is a New York Times & USA Today bestselling and award-winning author. She writes contemporary romance, new adult, contemporary women's fiction, suspense, and historical fiction with emotionally compelling characters that stay with you long after you turn the last page. Her books have been recommended by USA Today's book blog, Hagerstown Magazine, The Patriot, and several other print venues. She is the founder of the Women’s Nest, a social and support community for women, and the World Literary Café. When she's not writing, Melissa helps authors navigate the publishing industry through her author training programs on Fostering Success. Melissa has been published in Calgary’s Child Magazine, the Huffington Post, and Women Business Owners magazine.

Melissa hosts an annual Aspiring Authors contest for children, and has painted and donated several murals to The Hospital for Sick Children in Washington, DC. Melissa's interests include her family, reading, writing, painting, friends, helping others see the positive side of life, and visiting Cape Cod.

Melissa is available to chat with book clubs and welcomes comments and emails from her readers. Visit Melissa on The Women's Nest or her personal website.

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Thanks for the review.

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Great review annie!! Shared on all my socials!!

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I think I’ll wait for the review for book 2. Thanks

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Thanks for the review.

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Great review annie!! Shared on all my socials!!

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I think I’ll wait for the review for book 2. Thanks

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Thanks for the review Annie

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Thanks for the review Annie