ARC Review: Undone by Shannon Richard ★★★★★

Undone (Country Roads #1)Undone by Shannon Richard
Genre: Contemporary Romance
Series: Country Roads #1
Publication Date: Feb 25 2014
ISBN: 9781455547234
Page Count: 368
Rating: ★★★★★
Review Copy: ARC
Reviewed by: Lynsey
Buy Link: AMAZON
Synopsis: Things Paige Morrison will never understand about Mirabelle, Florida:

Why wearing red shoes makes a girl a harlot
Why a shop would ever sell something called "buck urine"
Why everywhere she goes, she runs into sexy-and infuriating-Brendan King

After losing her job, her apartment, and her boyfriend, Paige has no choice but to leave Philadelphia and move in with her retired parents. For an artsy outsider like Paige, finding her place in the tightly knit town isn't easy-until she meets Brendan, the hot mechanic who's interested in much more than Paige's car. In no time at all, Brendan helps Paige find a new job, new friends, and a happiness she wasn't sure she'd ever feel again. With Brendan by her side, Paige finally feels like she can call Mirabelle home. But when a new bombshell drops, will the couple survive, or will their love come undone?


REVIEW


This book was pure bliss. I enjoyed every single page of it.

Do you ever feel like some contemporary romances are just too angsty and painful to be enjoyable? I mean, don't get me wrong, I love me a bit of drama, but on the other hand, I don't like to feel bogged down by my romances. I want to ultimately close the book and feel uplifted and happy. This book did that for me and then some. It was delightful. I particularly enjoyed how, although circumstances in both Paige and Brendan's pasts certainly shaped events, they weren't dwelt upon too much. The focus was on what was happening in the now, and that, my friends, was the forming of a beautiful, sweet and deeply romantic relationship.

Another thing I really enjoyed were the ups and downs of small town life. There were the closed-minded busy bodies that I just wanted to drop kick, but also, I was introduced to some of the sweetest characters, both male and female, that I cannot wait to revisit in future books to see who ends up with whom. I think one of them is pretty obvious, and they're next so that should be fun!

Brendan and Paige's characters were both portrayed really well, and they felt real and natural. I loved how supportive Brendan was, and how lively Paige was. They both complemented each other perfectly and are a couple you could easily imagine staying together forever.

I'm not sure what else to tell you other than go and get this book. So...go and get it!

5 Stars ★★★★★
ARC provided by the publisher in exchange for an honest review.

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