Monday, January 6

The Fine Line by Alicia Kobishop

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Title: The Fine Line
Author: Alicia Kobishop
Genre: New Adult Romance
Publication Date: 12/06/2013
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Purchase Links:  Amazon





Synopsis



High school senior Liv Evans has one rule: No attachments. She’s lost enough in her life and has vowed to do whatever it takes to make sure she never again feels the emptiness of losing someone she loves. Boys are a fun distraction, but a serious relationship is something she’d rather live without. Her determination for a future free of pain and heartbreak is put to the test when she meets–and quickly forms an unexpected bond–with Logan Tanner.



Logan has always been a free spirit, but ever since a life-changing event took place, which left him doubting the integrity of those who are closest to him, he’s taken that term to a whole new dangerous level. Learning the hard way that life is too short for worries or work–and that women can’t be trusted–Logan has exchanged steady work for street racing. When Liv walks into his world, everything he thought he knew about life and women is challenged.


In The Fine Line, Liv and Logan will discover if it’s possible for true love to have a future, or if history is destined to repeat itself.


My Review




This is the perfect book for anyone who loves a new adult romance story. The Fine Line is fun and exciting story of learning to trust and love.

This book was amazing from start to finish. In the prologue we get a glance at Liv’s life growing up and it is kind of a heartbreaking start to the story.

The Fine Line follows Olivia (Liv) Evans as she is finishing her senior year in high school. She has learned from a very early age to put up walls and close herself (especially her heart) off from others. Olivia is awesome. She is spunky and fun and you can’t help but fall in love with her. She lives with her parents but has a lot of freedom. She spends a lot of time with her best friend Mel and a small group of friends. One night at the summer festival her vision collides with a brilliant set of hazel eyes that has her heart beating out of her chest….and she hates it. Olivia doesn’t do heart pounding feelings when it comes to guys…so why is this mystery man having this effect on her? She doesn’t know and she isn’t sure she wants to find out. Her head is telling her one thing and her heart is telling her another.

Logan is a couple years older, a flirt, confident and smiles that sexy half smirk smile that leaves women everywhere quaking in their panties. He runs a garage with his uncle but his true passion is street racing. And of course, Logan is the best and everyone who is anyone wants to race him.


I freaking loved Logan. **SWOON** God what I wouldn’t do to be 19 again. 


Logan also doesn’t do relationships but there is something about Liv’s smile when he first sees her that has him reconsidering things. He’s drawn to her and wants to open himself up to her but he knows she will run. He doesn’t know what her past is but he knows enough that if he is completely honest about his feelings that she will run…because that’s just what she always does.

So they become friends. I loved Logan and Olivia’s relationship. The connection and intensity between Logan and Liv is instant but it was more of a slow building love and leaves you feeling all the emotion between the two. This book is filled with so much sexual tension. They definitely want each other…and not just in a friendly way. Will insecurities and past betrayals stand in the way of them really being together?

 

It’s your typical teenage book filled with jealous hussies, parties, betrayal and passion. (Well mainly one jealous hussy by the name of Chloe…I swear I just wanted to punch her smug smile off her face every time she was around).

But this book was so much more. This is a book anyone could read. It conveys a strong message that no matter what you have endured in your past it should not dictate your future and keep you from taking chances. You have to trust your gut and your heart and open yourself up. Even if that means you could end up hurt in the end.


The only thing I can think that would have been better is if we would have had a dual POV. I would have LOVED Logan’s POV. I felt like I was missing part of his story. He is so passionate about Olivia that it would have been nice to know what was going on in his head. Especially three quarters of the way through the book…you know that point in a book where you throw your kindle down and tell yourself that you don’t even want to read anymore because you are so pissed off. Yeah…that was an epic moment in this book that had me sick and angry. At first I was pissed at Olivia and then I was even more pissed at Logan. They needed to pull their heads out and wipe the shit from their eyes and see what was in front of them.






I love street racing books so I don’t even think I finished reading the synopsis before I decided it was a book I just had to read. And this did not disappoint. It’s thrilling and exciting and fun. You will not be able to put it down once you start. I absolutely loved it. It was filled with great characters…everyone from their group of friends to Olivia’s mom. I loved her. She was a pretty cool mom and I loved the relationship Olivia had with her.

I absolutely loved how it ended. It was the perfect ending to a fantastic story. If you’re a fan of young adult romance stories filled with excitement and angst then this should be going to the top of your TBR list right now!



4.5 Stars 

Reviewed by Alissa Evanson


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About the Author



Alicia Kobishop, who was born, raised, and currently resides in the greater Milwaukee, WI area, is a happily married mother of 2 young children. 




"The Fine Line," a new adult contemporary romance, is her debut novel.


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9 comments:

  1. Sounds like a really good book. Thanks for the giveaway!!

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  2. I have not read anything by Alicia but this looks pretty good going to have to check it out

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  3. You always write the best reviews !
    TY for the chance. <3

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  4. This seems to be a great book! Added to my TBR!

    Thanks for the giveaway!!! :D

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  5. Sounds like a great book; looking forward to reading it.

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  6. Enjoyed reading the post for this book! I'm adding it to my TBRs.

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  7. This sounds so good. Thank u for the giveaway.

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  8. Sounds awesome! Thanks so much for the giveaway!

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