ARC Review + Giveaway: Search and Rescue by Lily Berlin Dodd

Posted May 17, 2019 by Francesca in Reviews / 7 Comments

I received this book for free from Publisher in exchange for an honest review.
This does not affect my opinion of the book or the content of my review.
ARC Review + Giveaway: Search and Rescue by Lily Berlin Dodd
Search and Rescue
by Lily Berlin Dodd

4 Stars

BOOK INFO


Released: May 14, 2019
Published by Self Published
Narrator: Ali Ahn
Length: 2 hours and 9 minutes
Format: Audiobook
 

“While this was only a short novella, I was very impressed with this debut by the author.”
~ Under the Covers

When I heard about this newest Audible Original I was really excited to try it.  This manuscript was the winner of the #SoundsHot contest held by Audible in partnership with Cosmopolitan last year.

In SEARCH AND RESCUE, our heroine Wren is a rock climber who went into Search and Rescue after her older sister died in a climbing accident.  The hero Clay is everything she hates.  He’s a daredevil who has made a name for himself climbing without equipment.

Whenever I read a short story that has to come to some happy ending in such a short amount of time I struggle with that insta love.  I was expecting that, but honestly it didn’t bother me much because it took some time for something to happen.  I still really enjoyed this couple and found that the way this story developed I was hooked into it and wanted to keep reading to see what would happen.  Another fun thing about this story is the setting.  Part of this is set in Morocco and it was nice to see how this was incorporated into the story.

While this was only a short novella, I was very impressed with this debut by the author.  I not only enjoyed the writing style a lot, but also found her characterization and conflict to be really well done.  Not only for a new author but also because short stories can be hard.  SEARCH AND RESCUE was interesting and kept me wanting to see what next obstacle they would face.  I am interested to see what would come next from this author.  If you’re looking for something short to lift your mood and entertain you, definitely pick this one up.

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FIVE (5) AUDIOBOOK COPIES OF
SEARCH AND RESCUE BY LILY BERLIN DODD

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I’ve heard good things about this audio, thanks for the review.

Timitra
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Timitra

Sounds good, thanks for sharing your thoughts on it Francesca

Elizabeth
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Elizabeth

Great setting…thanks!

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kathy valentine

fabulous review francesca!!! shared on my socials!!

Morghan
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Morghan

This sounds really good! I also love that a romance is included in the Audible originals batch.

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Thanks for the informative review, UTC/Francesca. 😊

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Cassandra D

Very interesting. I like the cover of the book.