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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Feature and Follow Friday #3


Alison Can Read Feature & Follow

The Feature & Follow is hosted by TWO hosts, Parajunkee of Parajunkee’s View and Alison of Alison Can Read. Each host will have their own Feature Blog and this way it’ll allow us to show off more new blogs!

Q:  Tell us about the most emotional scene you've ever read in a book - and how did you react? 


 
From Goodreads:
Olivia Kaspen has just discovered that her ex-boyfriend, Caleb Drake, has lost his memory. With an already lousy reputation for taking advantage of situations, Olivia must decide how far she is willing to go to get Caleb back. Wrestling to keep her true identity and their sordid past under wraps, Olivia’s greatest obstacle is Caleb’s wicked, new girlfriend; Leah Smith. It is a race to the finish as these two vipers engage in a vicious tug of war to possess a man who no longer remembers them. But, soon enough Olivia must face the consequences of her lies, and in the process discover that sometimes love falls short of redemption.
The first book/scene that comes to mind is from The Opportunist (Love Me With Lies #1) by Tarryn Fisher.  Specifically, the ending was so emotional.  I hate to give away spoilers but the ending of this book made me cry and I have only ever cried reading one other book (Firefly Lane by Kristin Hannah).  Essentially, The Opportunist centers around Olivia trying to get the love of her life, Caleb, back after she did something pretty horrible.  There are chapters from the past interspersed with the present in a way that is just perfect.  Again, I don't want to give away the ending, but it just tore me up.  I am anxiously awaiting the conclusion to this series.  You can read my review of the second book, Dirty Red, and my WoW for the third book, Thief.   

I am just starting out so I would love love love followers via Bloglovin', RSS, or e-mail.  Thanks for stopping by!  Link up your FF below!

26 comments:

  1. Good answer, enjoy! your week-end.

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  2. I haven't heard of that one but it sounds intriguing. :D New follower via GFC. My FFs are at Musings on Fantasia and LKHill. Happy Friday! ;D

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  3. Hopping through. I've never heard of that book. I'll have to see if it's at my library.
    My Hop

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  4. Okay, I did NOT read the spoilers because The Opportunist sounds great and I'd love to read it sometime. Thank you for sharing!

    New follower via GFC!

    The Readdicts Feature & Follow Friday

    Happy reading! :D

    Sarika @ The Readdicts

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    1. Thanks Sarika, going to stop by your blog now!

      The Opportunist is a FANTASTIC read!

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  5. New follower!

    Haven't read that one, but it sounds good!

    http://carabosseslibrary.blogspot.com/2013/03/follow-friday_29.html

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  6. Great blog :)
    I'm now following you!
    Here's my post: http://carycheyennexo.blogspot.com/2013/03/follow-friday-15.html
    Xo - Cary.

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  7. OMG, I've seen a bunch of amazing reviews on "The Opportunist." I keep forgetting to add it to my to-read list, though. Thanks for reminding me. At least now I know going in that I'm going to cry ^_^
    Here's mine: Feature&Follow
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  8. I'd never heard of that one! Definitely going to have to look into it, it sounds like it could be intense.

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    1. Intense is the perfect word to describe it!

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  9. I have so heard about this one but have yet to read it :)

    old follower!
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  10. Haven't heard about these books, but I'll check them out :)
    New follower :) Here's my very first F&F:
    Maria @ Maria's Bookshelf

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  11. I felt the same way too, Eva! I loved The Opportunist and Dirty Red and I'm dying to read Thief. Perfect pick! :)

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  12. Btw, thanks for putting Waves of Fiction on your blog sidebar! I followed you GFC and through Bloglovin. :)

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    1. Of course, Waves of Fiction is one of my favorite blogs! Thanks for sharing the Tarryn Fisher love -- I loved your interview with her! Can't wait for Thief!!

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  13. I have this one purchased already! & I have heard great things about it. I'm a crier in general so I am sure this one will get me too. Thanks for the FF love & follow, following back!

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  14. it's always romance hehehehe

    new follower via bloglovin

    MY FF

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  15. Adding the book to my list, even though I'm not big romance reader. It sounds really good! New GFC follower.

    Here's my FF ShirleyIsNotMyName

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    1. It's not really a romance -- more of a psychological exploration. There is a love involved but it's more about being broken

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  16. thanks for stopping by my new adult post last week. and thanks for the NA recs. I finally read Easy and I love!! i haven't heard of/read the opportunist but i'll be on the look out for it. it sounds like i might enjoy it :)

    Michelle @ Michelle & Leslie's Book Picks

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  17. Ooh that sounds an interesting one, straight onto my TBR list! (love the cover too!)

    New follower by the way. :) And your userpic of the little puppy is soooo adorable!

    Eleanor @ La p'tite bibliothèque

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  18. I haven't read any of these books though I've heard great things about Kristin Hannah's writing. Thanks for visiting my FF! I'm a new GFC and Bloglovin follower.

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  19. I haven't heard of The Opportunist, but I love the cover! Thanks for sharing! :D

    Followed back via GFC!
    Daphne @ Reading Until Dawn

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  20. New follower.

    I've never heard of that book either. Maybe I'll give it a shot.
    http://kasi-kcblake.blogspot.com

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