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Reading Under the Willow Tree

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

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The Magic Between Us
Tammy Falkner
Midnight's Surrender: A Dark Warriors Holiday Novella
Donna Grant
Tom Leveen
My Favorite Mistake
Chelsea M. Cameron
Alexandra Ivy, Nina Bangs, Dianne Duvall, Hannah Jayne
The Reluctant Wag
Mary Costello
The Marriage Mistake (Marriage to a Billionare, #3) - Jennifer Probst So far I have quite enjoyed the Marriage to a Billionaire series (The Marriage Bargain and The Marriage Trap) and after reading the second book I was sure that the series was getting better with each book. I hop high hopes for this, the blurb sounded awesome, the characters and romance had been introduced in The Marriage Trap and I was excited to read more. It all seemed so promising but unfortunately The Marriage Mistake fell well short of the mark for me.

I didn’t like the characters all that much. Carina was ok but she lacked the passion and spirit she showed in The Marriage Trap. I admired her strength but it came at the expense of her personality.

Max was extremely hard to like and I found him bossy and dull. He orders Carina around and threatens her dates away from her, not because he wants her but because he thinks she should be in a long term serious relationship and because he thinks she is not ready for intimate relations. Carina is in her mid-twenties and isn’t some teenager who cannot make her own choices. It has nothing to do with him but he keeps butting in and insinuating that she will get a ‘slutty’ reputation for flirting. It is all a bit cheeky considering that he is the one who takes her virginity in what was supposed to be a one night stand.

The romance lacked chemistry, I just couldn’t see the sparks between them at all and I really didn’t care if they ended up together or not. The lack of personality and chemistry lead to me finding this book dull and boring.

I hate writing a negative review for this because I am a fan of the series but for me it was just a massive disappointment.