Tuesday, 13 August 2013

Blog Tour: No Reverse by Marion Croslydon (Review & Giveaway - International)

Title: No Reverse
Author: Marion Croslydon
Age Group and Genre: New Adult Contemporary
Expected release date: August 12, 2013 


A girl who needs to undo the past.
A boy who wants to forget it.
In love, there’s no way back.
At high school in Steep Hill, Kansas, Cassie O’Malley and Josh MacBride were the poster couple for quarterback/cheerleader romance until they starred in
their own tale of teen pregnancy. No need to say: their shotgun wedding was low-key. But when there was no baby anymore, they went their separate ways.
Five years later, Josh has breezed through Georgetown and is about to finish his post-grad degree at Oxford University. He is set to join a lobbying group on Capitol Hill, owned by his new fiancĂ©e’s father. For Josh, the sky is now the limit… only he must first take care of a tiny legal matter: technically, he’s still married to the girl who broke his heart.
Meanwhile, Cassie has been waiting tables in Steep Hill to pay for her sick grandmother’s care. On the day of the old lady’s funeral, Cassie is served with two sets of papers. Josh is asking for a divorce. Her heart squeezes, but, well, he moved on a long time ago. But the second envelope shakes Cassie to the core. So, for the first time, she leaves Kansas and heads to good ol’ England.
There, Cassie finds that Josh has not just “moved on,” he’s freakin’ engaged to some blue-blooded heiress. The feelings Cassie had buried deep rush back to her. But no matter if he keeps thrusting the divorce papers under her nose, she needs him to save the only person she loves more than Josh, more than life itself… 

About the author:

Marion’s parents are terribly disappointed with her…
They wanted her to have a serious job, providing financial stability and social standing. For years, she really tried to make them happy; she studied hard, got into top schools, graduated with honors and found a high-achieving job.
But deep down, Marion was miserable. She never wanted to be a top executive, brokering deals in New York, London or Tokyo. Marion wanted to be… a ROMANCE WRITER. She wanted to spend her days in that good ol’ tracksuit of hers, in front of her laptop, popping down Oreos like there was no tomorrow. She wanted to fall in love with a different man each time she wrote the first line of a new book (while being happily married to the most handsome man in Great Britain).
That’s exactly what Marion does these days, and it makes her incredibly happy. She loves to share these happy vibes, talk book crush, fictional boyfriends and sexual chemistry with like-minded people. And because she spends most of her days on her own deep inside her writing cave, you are welcome to come and say “hello” from time to time. Just to make sure she doesn’t sink into insanity.
Her friends, family and arch-enemies (there are quite a few) will be forever grateful for your help. 

Author’s social media: 

YouTube: www.youtube.com/user/marioncroslydon


My thoughts:

I went into this book really looking forwards to indulging it, and it did not disappoint. 
The synopsis sounded great, and I'm a big fan of new adult books.
The writing is so easy to understand and the story is told from alternate perspectives: Cassie and Josh.
The chapters are also nice and short; great for taking breaks here and there.
The story in general was gripping. I was 10% in and couldn't put it down. 
This book is full of so many twists and turns. I wanted to know what was going to happen next, and then when something else happened, something new happened. 
I like how there were flashbacks throughout. This helped to understand and explain things.
It's completely full of mystery and so intense. 
I really liked the main characters Cassie and Josh. They told the story well, and we got to see their feelings clearly. 
I really didn't like the character Eleanor. I wanted her to bugger off to be honest.
From the front cover you can tell it's going to be very intimate and will contain romance. I like the colours and you can see the font clearly.
The beginning of the book was good as I was hooked and wanted to know what was going on. 
The ending ends on such a cliffhanger. Damn you, Marion! I want to know what's going to happen next. 
Overall this was a great book and I gave it five stars. 
All I'd say is because it's a new adult novel, it does contain sexual scenes and swear words.
But I definitely recommend.

Happy reading =)


Prize Pack #1: Signed copy of No Reverse, £10 Amazon gift card (British Pounds), 1 No Reverse notebook, 1 No Reverse mug, 1 No Reverse mouse pad, 1 No Reverse pen

Prize Pack # 2: Signed copy of No Reverse, £10 Amazon gift card (British Pounds), 1 No Reverse notebook, 1 No Reverse mug

Prize Pack # 3: Signed copy of No Reverse, 1 No Reverse notebook, 1 No Reverse pen 

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To see other stops on the tour for reviews, guest posts, and excerpt click here.

A very big thank you to AToMR Tours for letting me participate.

Happy reading =) 


1 comment:

  1. Hey
    What a fun giveaway :)
    This book does sound fun to read.