I received this book for free from Author in exchange for an honest review.
This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
by Meghan Quinn
Released: July 1, 2018
Series: The Blue Line Duet #2
Published by Self Published
“THE DOWNSIDE OF LOVE felt right from the start.”
~ Under the Covers
When I read the first part of this duet, something was off to me. Some people said that they thought I would enjoy the second one more. 🙂 Well, I’m here to tell you that’s exactly what happened. And this will be a hard review to do without spoiling it so I’ll probably keep it short.
Have you ever felt like there was something keeping you from fully connecting with a book and you can’t quite put your finger on it? Then all of a sudden you have an aha! moment and it’s all so clear. I had my aha! moment while reading the second installment in this duet. Everything made sense. Why I was loving this one so much more, and why the first one I had problems with. THE DOWNSIDE OF LOVE felt right from the start.
I connected with this book in a way I didn’t with the first one. I loved the characters, all of them. I could sympathize with their pain. I admit I wish some of the problems, which are serious emotional issues, would’ve been shown as addressed a little more in the end. That’s my one complaint about this book. It ends rather easily and simply. And left me thinking: what about those issues? Maybe some more time should’ve passed and had the characters come back a little more emotionally stable. That might’ve been something I could believe in.
Even with that, this was a great story. Addictive from start to finish. I kind of just wanted to forget the first book ever happened and just think of this as a one book story. But that wouldn’t work, would it?
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