165 Followers
278 Following
readingunderthewillowtree

Reading Under the Willow Tree

Environmental Science student, book reader, big dreamer, Sailing/Kayak/Surf instructor, Film buff, Adventurer, Girl.

Currently reading

The Magic Between Us
Tammy Falkner
Midnight's Surrender: A Dark Warriors Holiday Novella
Donna Grant
Sick
Tom Leveen
My Favorite Mistake
Chelsea M. Cameron
Predatory
Alexandra Ivy, Nina Bangs, Dianne Duvall, Hannah Jayne
The Reluctant Wag
Mary Costello
Just for the Summer - Jenna Rutland Just For The Summer had a lot going for it, it had a great storyline and a male character to die for but somehow it just missed the mark. Everything was just good enough but it never crossed into anything more.

The storyline is a serious one but it was played more as a romance, and instead of really addressing the issue of adoption we are given a female lead that is a little to self-pitying, I understand why she is like that to an extent but I would have liked a little more depth and a little less waterworks.

The biggest issue was the ending, it felt rushed and unrealistic. it was as though the author had a strict word limit and so had to cram a couple of chapters worth of storyline into one.

The best thing about it was Matt who was great. He was a great character he filled the romance role perfectly but was also a really great father. The sexual tension between him and Dani was great but when it came to the sexy times it was (unfortunately) a fade to black.

Just for the Summer is a quick and engaging read but could have had a little bit more.