Friday, November 8, 2013

Love and Relativity Book Tour: Review + Giveaway!

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Welcome to my post for the Love and Relativity book tour! I have a review coming up, as well as a giveway for a copy of Love and Relativity and signed bookmarks. But, before we get to all that, allow me to introduce the book:

Love and Relativity
Release date: December 12, 2012
Publisher: Rabbit Hole Press
Genre: New Adult Contemporary Romance
Series: N/A

Love, life, and happily ever after? It’s all relative.

Marine biology student Emma Pierce lives in paradise—geographically speaking, anyway. Stranded on Sanibel Island, Florida, she works at a nursing home by day and spends her nights dodging the island’s infamous bad boy, Jackson Taylor, at her favorite karaoke bar. Trying to heal from the loss of her sister and a failed relationship she rerouted her life for, she’s ready to graduate and finally leave Florida behind.

When a run-in with Jackson and his rowdy crew goes sour at the bar one night, sparks fly and irreversible damage is done. It’s no secret that Jackson loves to get underneath her skin, but this time he’s gone too far. Now all he wants is to earn her forgiveness before she’s gone for good, but their ideas of closure—and the future—are enough to keep them worlds apart.

My Rating: 3 Roses

Sweet, steamy, and a great New Adult romance, Love and Relativity was an enjoyable read. I didn't completely love it, but I definitely liked it.

Emma was a good heroine. She knew what she wanted and nothing was going to keep her from achieving it. She was strong and likable. I thought she was great.

Jackson was a sweetheart. He had a crush on Emma for a while and didn't have the nerve to do anything about it. He truly cared about her and was devoted to making her dreams come true, which I thought was adorable. I really liked him.

The romance was lovely. It was both sweet and steamy. Emma and Jackson were a perfect match, though no one would think that at first. They seem very different, but they were perfect together. And, the spicy moments were super hot. Their chemistry was off the charts and the sparks were flying. Definitely a ton of hotness going on here.

My problem with the book was how the characters acted. By that, I mean Emma and Jackson did some really stupid things and it got frustrating. They tended to jump to conclusions, assume things about each other, do things without thinking, have they worst timing in the history of the world, and be their own obstacle to a happily ever after. It was frustrating and inhibited by enjoyment of the book. I still liked it, but this issue kept me from loving it.

The plot was okay. Because of the character issues, the plot was slow in some places. But, for the most part, I was kept interested. I enjoyed the story and I thought the ending was a perfect conclusion.

Love and Relativity was a great New Adult romance. I enjoyed reading it. Lovers of romance, if you want a lovely read to pass the time, you might want to check this book out.

*I received a free copy in exchange for an honest review
Up for grabs is a signed copy of Love and Relativity and signed bookmarks.
Open INT. Ends November 11.
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About the Author:
Rachael Wade is the Amazon bestselling author of The Preservation Series, The Resistance Trilogy, and the upcoming sci-fi series, The Keepers Trilogy. When she’s not writing, she’s busy learning French, watching too many movies, and learning how to protect animals and the environment. Visit her at and, or come chat with her on Twitter via @RachaelWade.


  1. Great review, Farrah. It sounds like a sweet read. I need more New Adult books in my life! :)

  2. This sounds like a cool book - can't wait to read it!

  3. Thanks so much for giving L&R a read, Farrah! I appreciate you being a part of this tour. :)

    Much love and happy reading,

  4. I would love to read this book,it's in my TBR list :-)
    Thanks for the giveaway :-)