Sunday, 4 June 2017

⊱✿⊰ KAT'S REVIEW ⊱✿⊰ ARC ⊱✿⊰ When Life Happened by Jewel E. Ann

When Life Happened by Jewel E. Ann
TITLE: When Life Happened
AUTHOR: Jewel E. Ann
GENRE: Contemporary Romance
PUBLICATION: June 5th, 2017
Parker Cruse despises cheaters. It might have something to do with her boyfriend sleeping with her twin sister. 

After a wedding day prank involving a strong laxative, that ends the already severed relationship between the twins, Parker decides to grow up and act twenty-six. 

Step One: Move out of her parents’ house. 

Step Two: Find a job. 

Opportunity strikes when she meets her new neighbor, Gus Westman. He’s an electrician with Iowa farm-boy values and a gift for saying her name like it’s a dirty word. 

He also has a wife. 

Sabrina Westman, head of a successful engineering firm, hires Parker as her personal assistant. Driven to be the best assistant ever, Parker vows to stay focused, walk the dog, go to the dry cleaners, and not kiss Gus—again.

Step Three: Don’t judge. 

Step Four: Remember— when life happens, it does it in a heartbeat.
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WHEN LIFE HAPPENED: is a standalone romance novel by Jewel E. Ann. 

An unconventional meeting between two neighbours had me giggling uncontrollably, twenty=six year old Parker Cruse has finally cut the apron strings and has left home at last, it may not be suburbs over from her parents house but right across the street into her grandfather's old farmhouse, just a stone's throw away. 

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Whilst enjoying her first night of freedom without mother hen looking at her over her shoulder Parker plays a joke on an unsuspecting neighbour thinking it was her mother come over to check up on her, a faked orgasm, a wayward dog and a very very hot neighbour. A very very hot married neighbour. 

Her neighbour to the south of her Gus Westman

So there I was saying goodbye to all my morals and getting sucked into the crazy ride of stepping over that line from not cheating to cheating to getting caught up with all the feels this book was throwing at me when the author pulled the unthinkable!! 

BAM!!

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I just got a slap in the face by a wet fish!! My heart just plummeted, this author just pulled the rug out from under my feet and I’m left reeling with the wtf just happened moment. 

Sitting there my mind reeling thinking that the author is cackling as she watches another of her victims fall at her feet, asking why? From this point onwards the story is flipped on it's ass and changes in an instant!!

Go into this book blind, do not sneaky peak at reviews, that is the best and only way to enjoy this.. 

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Without realising it I’d been suffering from a major book funk book after book just wasn’t cutting it for me, run of the mill stuff, as soon as I started this I went into it knowing it was going to touch on the taboo side of cheating, and I was prepared for that, I wasn’t prepared for me to have my guts ripped out my ass hole though, that bitch hurt, but slowly the author put a band aide over it and chapter by chapter I got over the curve ball she threw at me, by the end of the book I didn't just love one character, I loved all three. 

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MY THOUGHTS: I loved how the author stepped away from how this could’ve become a predictable read, it became so much more than that. Buddy reading this with sonya from chatter books book blog and reaching that major twist in the story needing that moral support before I carried on yeah that bitch was blissfully sleeping so there I was walking towards the unknown by myself. 

This book was unpredictable, soul crushing, and unique in it’s entirety. I loved it, breathed it, inhaled it, lived it, this book destroyed me, this book gutted me, I laughed, I cried, I swooned, this book made me fall so far down the rabbit hole of despair over losing one but loving another and feelings that I crave, need, seek from authors and this author just slayed them all. Yes I know this review is all over the place but right this second I’d just closed that last page, a roller coaster of epic proportions when life happened deserves more than my 5 star rating.

I know my review is vague and I've not thrown up an quotes but you'll thank me for that once you one click this come release day.

* Teasers used are off the Authors Facebook Page * 

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