Friday, December 7, 2012

Review of Derailed (Clayton Falls) by Alyssa Rose Ivy {Online Book Tour}

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When you're lost sometimes the only place you can go is home.

Broken over the death of her fiancé, Molly leaves law school to return to her childhood home in North Carolina. Expecting to lay low until she can figure out what else to do with her life, Molly finds herself in the arms of her high school sweetheart Ben, the boy who represents everything from the past she tried to leave behind.

Looking for an escape, what she finds is a way back to the boy she almost forgot existed and a future she never dreamed possible.

Recommended: Yes, do check out!

About Derailed
                                                  Recommended Ages: 15 and Up
                                                            E-book: 260 pgs.

                             PublishedSeptember 2012

                                  For This Review: *E-book Copy Provided through Book Tour*
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Those of you who visit the blog frequently might have noticed that Alyssa Rose Ivy is one of my favorite authors to read. I am a fan of her work so whenever any new book comes out from her creative mind always want to read as fast as possible to see if it is a good read or not. My expectations are actually high in wanting it to be an amazing read! My first taste of Alyssa’s writing came sometime in 2011 with Beckoning Light and later as well reading its follow-up Perilous Light. Both of these novels were, of course, amazing in The Afterglow Trilogy. About some time later discovered Alyssa planned to write another series to be known as The Crescent Chronicles. As you may know bloggers are usually connected to Online Book Tour companies so had a chance to read and review the first book through a tour company that I am connected to. Since had read two books thus far in The Afterglow Trilogy had left a big impression on me was excited to read more from Alyssa! Flight (The Crescent Chronicles #1) is where expectations came in with being a fan of an author. It was when learned that sometimes you get let down expecting a mind-blowing book but get a ok one in its place. Despite not loving one of Alyssa’s novels was not about to fear reading future novels by her. So yet again when it came out that Alyssa was releasing a new series that was away from the Young Adult or Paranormal genre but instead in the Adult Contemporary scene then had to at least give it a chance.

Derailed happened to be a novel that could proudly say was what Alyssa Rose Ivy usually does best and that is write winning novels. Molly Sander is a small town young woman who has left her hometown of Clayton Falls for law school in Boston for some time now but when her fiance commits suicide unexpectedly she is forced to return to Clayton Falls to reevaluate her life and what she wants now. Alyssa Rose Ivy’s Derailed is a novel that has so many wonderful life truths and messages in the background with romance at its center that actually makes an awesome combination. Ben Matthews who happens to be Molly’s high school sweetheart and greets her back again shows us that regret can really help us to realize how our self-destructive behavior can lead us to lose our loved ones. In Molly it becomes easy to understand that our own decisions don’t affect people but people themselves make their own decisions. It’s not just a novel of redemption but of learning to stick to the good in life and learning to just move on toward newer and perhaps better things. 

Derailed is a book that yes do recommend for being sweetly romantic and incredibly profound. Here's to another winning novel!
Overall: Amazing read!
Genre: Contemporary Romance, Adult 

About the Author

Alyssa Rose Ivy is a Young Adult and New Adult author who loves to weave stories with romance and a southern setting. Although raised in the New York area, she fell in love with the South after moving to New Orleans for college. After years as a perpetual student, she turned back to her creative side and decided to write. She lives in North Carolina with her husband and two young children, and she can usually be found with a cup of coffee in her hand.

(2) Print copies of DERAILED (Clayton Falls #1) and VEER (Clayton Falls #2) and swag – US Only.
(7) eBook copies of DERAILED and VEER – International.


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