Friday, October 3, 2014

BLOG TOUR: ARC REVIEW: Bone Deep by Brooklyn Skye

Title/Series: Bone Deep
Author: Brooklyn Skye
Publisher: Brooklyn Skye
Published: September 29th 2014
Format: eBook | Pages: 216
Genre: NA, Contemporary, Romance
Source: InkSlinger PR
★★★★★ (5/5) Stars!!!

The boy who wants forgiveness…

Haunted by the train accident his father instigated, college freshman Krister Ledoux is obsessed with finding the person sending him cryptic hate mail. He knows it’s one of them—a family member of one of the accident victims, and he’s willing to go to hell and back to find out which one.

The girl he can’t forget…

She was a stranger who kissed him in the middle of the train station, and now she’s the girl who pleads with her eyes for Krister to be the distraction she’s so desperate for. Krister doesn’t know what it is about her, why he’s sucked into playing Cambria’s game… All he knows is that when he’s with her, he isn’t consumed with thoughts of the crash.

The collision that can’t be avoided…

Cambria doesn’t know who Krister is—that he’s the son of the town’s most infamous killer, and he knows if his true identity surfaces he’ll lose her forever. However secrets can’t stay buried forever, and now Krister must fight to prove that their bone-deep connection is far more powerful than the hatred she now has toward him.

I received a copy of this book from InkSlinger PR in exchange for an honest review for this blog tour. In no way did this sway my review or my rating!

Sometimes I get this strong desire for a really emotional read. When I read the blurb for Bone Deep that desire flared up bright and I knew I had to read it. My emotions while reading it were such a mixed up mess. At the same time I'd be both praying something happened between Krister and Cambria and yet praying that it wouldn't. I was fighting between swooning and smiling and trying to keep down this dread and fear for what was to come of these two characters I was already in love with. So many different, quite contradictory feelings and thoughts sucked up and swirling around together in a vacuum of emotions. Bone Deep succeeded in completely wreaking havoc on my heart. It was beautiful and bittersweet.

My heart always seems to gravitate towards the broken characters. In this case we have two and like I already said I fell in love with both of them. First there's Krister Ledoux, the entire book is told in his POV which was awesome and different. Normally we're always in the female's POV or a switch between the two. Honestly I don't think I would have liked it as much had it not been in his. I also don't think I'd have been able to read the level of sympathy and understanding I had of him had it not been. There was just something about watching this story unfold through Krister's eyes and seeing how deeply the accident his dad caused had scarred his life. How a year later, which is when this story takes place, he is still just as broken. Maybe even more so. His pain and turmoil are so real I could feel them. Every time he got a letter in the mail my heart hurt because he was paying emotionally for something he didn't do and I knew it would just sink him further and further.

Then there's Cambria Lockwood whom you can't help but like. When we first get to meet her she's just so fragile and falling apart. All about finding distractions from life and her loss and how it messed up her family. I was constantly at war within myself wanting her to put her trust in Krister and thinking just how easily they could fix each other and feeling that dread of knowing at some point it's all going to come apart. Watching her blossom and live while waiting for the other shoe to drop. I'd read all the moments of joy and happiness with these two and see her start to change and my heart would swell and then just drop because before you even open the book, just reading the blurb you know what's eventually going to happen.

I was drawn in immediately and it was impossible to put down. With each turn of the page I was pulled in deeper and deeper to this beautiful story of tragedy, loss, forgiveness and picking up the pieces and learning to live again. It was the perfect degree of emotional read and I'm so glad I signed up for it. I recently purchased another book by Brooklyn Skye, Fragile Line, before I read this one and I was already looking forward to starting it, but since Bone Deep that feeling has multiplied. With one book Brooklyn Skye has won a spot on my go to authors list and I can't wait to read more of her work! 

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About Brooklyn Skye:

Brooklyn Skye grew up in a small town where she quickly realized writing was an escape from small town life. Really, she’s just your average awkward girl who’s obsessed with words. She writes young adult and new adult fiction. You can follow her on Twitter or visit her web site for updates, teasers, giveaways, and more. She is the author of Fragile LineStrippedWithout You, and Stripped Without You.

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