I’m delighted to join my first Bookouture blog blitz with my review of a book that captured my heart, the lovely Promise Me by Jade Beer. If you want to soar up and down like a bird with all the emotions, then read on!Promise Me by Jade Beer
Published by Bookouture on 30 Oct 2018
Genres: Contemporary Women, Emotions & Feelings, Romance, Romantic Comedy
Source: Blog Tour
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If you could wish one thing for your daughter, what would it be?
Jenny lost her beloved mother as a teenager, and was left devastated. As a parting gift she left her daughter a bundle of letters, one for each significant day of Jenny’s future. First date, first broken heart, graduation day… and one for the day Jenny meets the love of her life.
Her mother’s letters are everything to her, but how can Jenny ever become the confident, successful woman her mother wanted her to be when her heart is broken by her loss? When an unexpected meeting has Jenny mistaken for somebody she’s not, Jenny learns that sometimes pretending is the easiest way to tell the truth and that loving someone can mean letting them go…
First Line of Promise Me by Jade Beer
If only, just for once, my shift had finished on time.
My Thoughts on Promise Me by Jade Beer
This book whisked me away to the frothy world of weddings, fabulous designer wedding dresses and all the excitement and stress of wedding planning. Full of wedding tensions, but not from the usual angles, this was a book that was very easy to relate to.
The characters were an entertaining mix, ranging from motherly characters that I want to adopt me, to a lonely want-to-be-bride that I wanted to both hug and slap. I ran the full gauntlet of emotions with them, laughing some big dirty laughs and then sadly sniffling my way through the pages. It both broke and then mended my heart.
One thing I really loved was that it wasn’t the story I was expecting. I felt maybe the letters theme was a bit overdone, but this played on the concept that what if you hadn’t met the traditional milestones that your mother might have expected. That felt very realistic and also very touching.If you like poignant books, eclectic characters to care about, heady romances & a twist of humour then you might just love #PromiseMe by @JadeBRIDES too Click To Tweet
If you like poignant books, eclectic characters that you care about, heady romances and a twist of humour then you might just love this book too.
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Who Should Read Promise Me by Jade Beer
I’d highly recommend to fans of Sheila O’Flanagan, Claudia Carroll and JoJo Moyes.
Thanks to Bookouture for giving me a copy of this book for review consideration. As always, no matter what the source of the book, you get my honest, unbiased opinion.
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