A really fun glimpse behind the scenes of reality tv
If you're a fan of shows like The Bachelor or Big Brother, or even Paradise Island (remember that?) this is the perfect book for you. The characters are on a reality tv show called Love or Lust, where they are competing against other hot singles for money and to be the last couple standing. What a fun idea for a book! I love the aspect of getting to see behind the camera and seeing how these shows are actually run. Because the reality aspect is a bit far fetched when it comes to reality tv - we all know that, right?
In Love or Lust: Part One by Rachael Brownell, we follow Presley, a young women coming off a major heartbreak who signed up while drunk. Presley is there mainly for the money and she knows that the longer she stays, the more she'll get paid. Yup, the money is all that matters, until she meets some of the contestants and realizes that maybe she will fall in Love or Lust after all. Presley seems to have a good head on her shoulders and seems to be a genuinely good person. She befriends the quiet shy girl and refuses to do anything that will compromise her morals. Did people forget to tell her she's on a tv show? You have to play a bit dirty to get to the top. It was interesting to see how her strategy changed the longer she was on the show and the more she got to know the other players. But one thing Presley is sure about it's that she can't handle any more heartbreak. Can she get through the show without putting her heart on the line? Will that cost her the ultimate prize?
I liked this first instalment in the Love or Lust trilogy. It's a fun concept and Presley is an interesting character to get to know. I'm so curious as to what is going to happen in parts two and three. It's as if I am glued to the screen - just as if Love or Lust were a real show. In this case, I actually like that the story was only told through Presley's perspective. Normally I like to see what the lead male is thinking - but here, there are two prospective guys, Jace and Lennon, and we don't know if they are being truthful or playing the game. That fits in perfectly with the theme of the book. So this is not your average new adult contemporary romance, but it certainly is a fun read that will keep you intrigued. Thank you to the author and to SocialButterflyPR for the ARC in exchange for an honest review.
Love or Lust: Part One, the first in the all-new Love or Lust Trilogy from Rachael Brownell is available now!
The Bachelor meets Survivor meets Big Brother...
Twelve newly single contestants, each hoping to make it to the final prize.
The cameras miss nothing. Every friendship made, every rivalry formed, every dalliance
between the sheets; the entire world watches with vested interest. At the end of each
week, two people are sent home. In order to stay in the competition as long as possible,
contestants are willing to do whatever it takes... including turning on one another.
Can genuine love be found in the reality show bubble? Or are the relationships being
formed doomed to fail? Follow from breakup to hookup and see if the final prize will be
love... or lust?
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Rachael Brownell is an award-winning author of young adult and new adult romance.
Rachael lives in Michigan with her husband, son, snuggly dog, and hateful cat. She
moonlights as a bartender a few days a week (her excuse to get out of the house and
socialize) and writes almost full time. Her first book was published way back in 2013
and since she’s released 30 additional titles. She writes all kinds of romance – dark,
When she’s not writing her next novel, you can find her hanging out with her family,
watching her son play baseball, or running on the treadmill at the gym (though she skips
more days than she goes). She also enjoys golfing but is still learning, so if you see her
on the course… stand back.
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