Friday, January 24, 2014

To Catch a Falling Star Review

To Catch a Falling Star by L. Duarte
Book 2 in the Chasing Stars series
Book 1 is Chasing Stars

     First off I want to say that as an avid reader of multiple genres this generally would not have been my first genre of choice had I been in a library or bookstore.  That being said, I'm glad that I was given the opportunity to read this because had I overlooked or bypassed it at the library, I would have missed out on an amazing story by a very talented author.

     I don't think you must read Chasing Stars first but it will help with a little secondary character continuity, although you won't be lo if you read this one on it's own.  In Chasing Stars we follow the story of Will and Portia.  In To Catch, we follow Melody(Mel) who is Will's sister and Tarry a drug addicted rock star who finds himself in rehab and then moves in with his best friend and her husband, Portia and Will.

     As I said, this isn't typically my first genre of choice but the author has a way of sucking you in.  The characters, the storyline, and the emotions are all beautifully written and are very hard to let go of once you reach the last page.

     I've been nursing a serious head cold all week and I won't lie, this book did nothing to improve my sinuses.  It was a perfect time for me to hunker down and get lost in the story, but by the end, I was going through more and more Kleenex.  About one third of a box because of my cold, another third of a box for all the feelings this story brought out in me an of course those tears made my sinuses worse.  But it was definitely worth the extra Kleenex usage.

     Now, as those who know me, I don't give out spoilers, not even hints but trust me, if you enjoy a great story with well written characters and plenty of emotions and learning to love again than this book is definitely one to add to your reading list and you won't be sorry.

4 Stars

About the Author:
I have found that there is only one thing better than reading, and that is writing. I am always torn between the two. I am also frequently torn between chocolate and coffee. However, I emphatically do not like the month of February, lies, and flies. For me, bravery is defined by the courage to do what we fear the most. This conviction is reflected in my debut work of romantic fiction, Chasing Stars. I live in Connecticut with my husband and two children. Drop a few lines. I would love to hear from you.

Author Links:
Chasing Stars @ Amazon
Author page @ Amazon
Goodreads author

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for the beautiful review! And sorry for aggravating your sinus!